Visiting the Festival


The Club will again be located in the Paul Woodhouse Suite in the Visitors' Centre, offering a range of refreshments and a place to relax and meet friends between events. Membership (Festival and Day passes) can be booked using the booking form or bought on the day. Opening hours: 9.30am - 6.30pm.


Programmes can be ordered in advance when making a booking using any method. A voucher will be issued, enabling collection from the Festival Club during its opening hours. 

THE CATHEDRAL REFECTORY (9. 30am - 5 .30pm) 

The Cathedral Refectory offers a full selection of meals and snacks, beverages, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. 


Winchester Cathedral is fully accessible, with ramps, a chair lift and an induction loop. If you have a special need beyond this, please indicate this with your booking. 


The Tourist Information Centre offers a list of excellent accommodation around Winchester, as well as other useful information for visitors. 

PARKING We regret that there is no parking in The Close during the Festival but there is an efficient Park & Ride scheme operating in Winchester and long-stay/short-stay car parks within the city boundaries. Full details of parking facilities are available from the Tourist Information Centre. 01962 840500 or 

If weather permits Festival Patrons may use New Piece (The Pilgrims' School playing field) which can be accessed via Chesil Street and Wharf Hill.