Most music festivals offer free entry in return for various types of volunteering, selling tickets to friends, through paid work at the event, and by countless other means. Check out our exclusive guide to securing free Latitude tickets.
Latitude Festival takes place from 13th – 15th July at Henham Park in Suffolk. This years event is headlined by The Killers, Alt-J, and Solange. Also performing across the weekend are The Vaccines, Wolf Alice, and Rag ‘n’ Bone Man.
How to: get free Latitude Festival tickets
Volunteering with Hotbox Events
Fans can secure free tickets to Latitude in return for volunteering with Hotbox Events. Volunteers will be required to complete three eight hour shifts over the weekend of the event, and in return will be given a full weekend wristband absolutely free!
Shifts are allocated in the order deposits are paid, so the sooner you apply, the better. Hotbox volunteers fulfil a unique role, providing general advice, information, and assistance to those that need it. The full list of events available with Hotbox includes:
- RiZE Festival
- Leeds Festival
- Reading Festival
In return for free Latitude tickets, volunteers are required to complete three 8 hour shifts across the weekend. Applicants are able to specify which shifts they would prefer, in order to ensure they get to see their favourite artists’ performances. A refundable deposit of £95-£145 is required, which is returned 30 days after the festival. Conveniently, a single deposit can be used for free entry to multiple festivals, potentially giving you access to four amazing weekends totally free of charge.
Hotbox claim that each year, over half of their volunteers join them alone the first time, then return each year to meet up with friends they’ve made volunteering. You can find their application form for this year on their official website.
Volunteering with Oxfam
Oxfam offer free entry to Latitude in return for working three eight hour shifts. A refundable deposit of £220 is payable, which will be returned provided all shifts are completed as promised. In addition to free Latitude tickets, Oxfam volunteers are provided with secure camping, hot tea & coffee, phone charging, and one meal token per shift.
The roles available with Oxfam include checking wristbands at the main entrance and the arena entrance, wristband exchanges, disability viewing platforms, and stewarding within the arena. Shop volunteers are also required, who will work a different shift pattern, usually every day of the event. Shop volunteers have first access to the awesome clothing sold in the festival Oxfam charity shop, which is known to stockpile the best Oxfam charity shop donations from across the country.
Check out Oxfam’s application system on their official website.
Other ways to get free Latitude tickets
As of yet, we are unaware of any other organisations offering free entry to Latitude . This page will be updated should further opportunities become available. All festivals require thousands of paid staff, most of which will be granted a free ticket to the event. Check with local temporary work agencies and you may find something you love.