Festival Address

Charlton Park is situated just off the A429 between Cirencester and Chippenham, close to Malmesbury. The site is 7 miles from Junction 17 off the M4, approximately 100 miles from London, 80 miles from Birmingham, and less than 30 miles away from Bath, Bristol, and Swindon. Please follow the yellow AA signs for WOMAD. If using Satnav please use SN16 9LL as the postcode.

From the North:
Exit M5 J11a, take first exit A417 towards Cirencester. Before Cirencester take A429southbound towards Malmesbury. Turn left onto B4040, follow signs into the festival.

From the West:
Exit M4 J17, take A429 north towards Cirencester. Turn right onto B4040, follow signs into the festival.

From the East:
Exit M4 J17, take A429 northbound signposted Malmesbury. Turn right onto B4040,travel for around half a mile and follow signs into the festival.

From the South:
Take A350 northbound towards Chippenham. At the M4 J17 roundabout, take second exit A429 northbound towards Malmesbury. After Malmesbury turn right onto the B4040, travel for around half a mile and follow signs into the festival.

Artist Submissions

Applications to play at WOMAD 2019 are now closed. If you would like to apply to perform at WOMAD 2020 then please email between 1st September 2019 and 31st December 2019. Please send a brief biography and links to your work.

Box Office and General Enquiries

All tickets need to be purchased online via the WOMAD website. If however, you have a query that is not answered in the Ticket FAQs, please call 0845 1461735 – Monday to Friday, 9am until 4pm (please check with your telephone provider as costs may vary) or email to

Pay by Instalments Enquiries

For help in regards to paying by instalments lease call 0161 813 2222

Children’s Workshops

For any help or questions about workshops please email

Disabled Enquiries

For any disabled enquiries please email


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