Dates, tickets, lineup and more

The inaugural edition of the Creamfields South festival, due to take place June 3-4, has announced the line-up. The event, scheduled for the Jubilee-Bank weekend, will be held at the Hylands Park grounds, located in Hylands Estate in Chelmsford, Essex. It will take place on several arenas and stages. The festival is a counterpart to Northern Daresbury’s Creamfields Festival, which is celebrating its 25th year.

The festival will feature artists like Eric Prydz, CamelPhat, Charlotte De Witte, Fatboy Slim, Hybrid Minds, Ben Nicky, David Guetta, Helena Hauff, Michael Bibi, Jamie Jones and Maya Jane Coles.

Creamfields South Tickets 2022

Festival tickets are available in standard and gold versions, and buyers can choose to purchase one-day, two-day, or three-day passes. Standard tickets are priced at £85, £170 and £220 for one-day, two-day and three-day variations respectively. One-day tickets, two-day tickets and three-day tickets in the Gold category cost £130, £260 and £320 respectively. Tickets are available through the festival website and Ticketmaster.

Gold ticket holders will have access to exclusive food and beverage options, a dedicated VIP and cocktail bar, and the Creamfields South hospitality area.

The line-up of Creamfields Sud 2022

The festival lineup includes Christoph, Fatboy Slim, Calvin Harris, Davis Guetta, Eric Prydz, Becky Hill, Jonas Blue, Jodie Harsh, Idris Elba, Faithless (DJ Set), Charlotte De Witte, Kolsch, Marc Kinchen, Oliver Heldens, Sarah Story, Carl Cox, Amelie Lens, mange tout, Deborah De Luca, Lilly Palmer, Camelphat, Marco Carola, Maya Jane Coles, Mind Against, Joey Daniel, Syreeta, Jamie Jones, Patrick Topping, Example, Malaa, Fisher, Solardo, Pete Tong, Michael Bibi, Loco Dice, Andy C, Wilkinson, Shy FX, Arman Van Helden, Hannah Wants Sam Divine, Paul Van Dyk and Aly & Fila among others.

Nearly 50,000 people expected at Creamfields South 2022

Around 50,000 people are expected to attend the electronic music festival which will take place for the first time in Chelmsford during the Jubilee holidays. The BBC quoted Essex Police asking festival-goers to act responsibly and look out for each other.

In a statement, Essex Police said:

“With any major event, we have well-rehearsed policing plans in place to ensure you have a safe festival. Our preparations have included assessing the level of risk from crime and disorder that may arise. We want people who come to the festival to have fun, look out for each other and be safe.”

They also noted that a dedicated policing plan was in place.

Jubilee Bank Weekend is celebrated across the Commonwealth this year to mark the 70th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II on February 6, 1952.

Edited by Mohini Banerjee

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