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Celebrating all things 80s
Reload Festival is an 80s music festival at Norfolk's Country Showground, celebrating all things 80s with its lineup of rock, pop, R&B and disco.
This September's bill will be topped by the original Funki Dreds Soul II Soul, British rockers Level 42 R&B sensation Billy Ocean.
Alongside the music, Reload will also be laying on a vintage funfair, dance classes, Club Tropicana, kids workshops, record stores, pub quizzes and Abbey Road Studios’ Songshack, where festival-goers will have the chance to record their own hit single.
- The Brand New Heavies
- The Heatwave
- Kenny Thomas
- Level 42
- Soul II Soul
- The South (The Beautiful South)
- Jazzie B
- Billy Ocean
- Jocelyn Brown
- Mungo Jerry
- The Gibson Brothers
- Craig Charles' Funk N Soul Club
- Danny Rampling
- Trevor Nelson
Norfolk Showground is an area of glorious parkland just four miles from the centre of Norwich. It is home to the world renowned Royal Norfolk Show, as well as sitting next to an 18-hole championship gold course.
Norfolk Showground, Dereham Road, Norwich, NR5 0TT, United Kingdom
From the North: Easily situated just off the A47, exiting at the Longwater Interchange. Use NR5 0TP if you are using a sat nav.
From the South: Whether you are travelling to Norwich via the A11 from London or the A140 from Ipswich, take the A47 bypass westwards and follow signs for Reload Festival Festival.
Norwich Railway Station is situated 5 miles from the Showground. First Eastern Counties Buses will be providing regular buses to Reload Festival 2017. Festival-goers will have a choice of services to get to the Showground from Norwich city centre.
For Day Ticket / Weekend Tickets, the festival is open from 12noon until 10:30pm on Saturday 9th September and Sunday 10th September.
For Campers, the festival is open from 11am on Friday 8th September until 12pm Monday 11th September.
Any child 13 years of age or under can visit Reload free of charge, but will need to be accompanied by a paying adult. Please ensure that you book your free child tickets at the time of booking. There is a maximum of three free of charge child tickets per paying adult.
Anyone aged 15 or under must be accompanied by a responsible person over the age of 18. ID will be checked on entry.
Anyone aged 16 or 17 may attend unaccompanied but we strongly advise that you have the consent of a parent or legal guardian.
You must be 14 years or over to access the VIP area.
There is no specific family camping area but a quiet camping area will be available on a first come first serve basis. Please look for signs on the day.