BunkFest 2022

02 to 04 September
Kinecroft, Wallingford
OX10 0DT

BunkFest, Wallingford, Oxfordshire

About BunkFest 2022

BunkFest 2022 is a free-access community festival providing a unique, family-friendly celebration with something for everyone on the banks of the Thames in Wallingford, South Oxfordshire.

In 2022, BunkFest celebrates its 20th birthday, starting from a small marquee in a pub car park to filling the KineCroft and providing entertainment throughout Wallingford, on the River Thames and on the Bunk Railway line.

Following last year’s cancellation, the organisers of the unique free family festival have made known their intention to hold BunkFest 2022 this year, as planned, from 02 to 04 September 2022.

Please see important ticketing information below.

Ticketing information

  • Adult Camping per person (Weekend Thursday to Sunday) – £38.00
  • Adult Camping per person (One Night) – £23.00
  • Youth 5 to 17 years, must be booked with adult tickets (Weekend Thursday to Sunday) – £18.00
  • Youth 5 to 17 years, must be booked with adult tickets (One Night Only) – £14.00
  • Children under 5, must be booked with adult tickets (Whole Weekend) – FREE

BunkFest camping is located at the Wallingford Sports Park, Hithercroft Road, Wallingford, OX10 9RB. This is a 10 to 15-minute walk to the Town Centre / Kinecroft. There is a regular free bus service available during the day.

Main stage line-up

6.00pm – Wallingford Mayor opens the festival
6.15pm to 7.00pm – Tom Webber
7.30pm to 8.30pm – Steve Morano & Band
9:00pm to 10:30pm – Geno Washington & The RamJam Band –

12.30pm to 1.15pm – My Mate Dave
1.45pm to 2.45pm – Banter
3.15pm to 4.15pm – Band of Hope
4.45pm to 5.30pm – Donnelly & South
6.15pm to 7.15pm – RSVP Bhangra
7.45pm to 8.45pm – Edward 11
9.15pm to 10.30pm – The Blues Band

Noon to 12.30pm – Sax Bandits
12.45pm to 1.30pm – Moonrakers
2.00pm to 3.00pm – 21st Century Abba
3.30pm to 4.30pm – Ma Bessie
5.00pm to 6.00pm – Swanvesta Social Club
6.30pm to 7.30pm – True Strays
8.00pm to 9.00pm – Rusty Shackle

Getting there

Wallingford is located halfway between Oxford and Reading and easily accessible from the M4 and M40 motorways, train and bus. The Kinecroft, which is the main festival site, is located in the heart of the town.

By car

If you are going to BunkFest by car, please use the excellent Park & Ride service operated by Thames Travel from the Hithercroft Road Industrial area. It will operate on Friday evening and all day Saturday & Sunday.

Access via the A4130 Wallingford Bypass. The roundabout is the first one on the bypass heading south/east or after the level crossing heading north/west. Postcode for SatNav OX10 9RB.

Parking is in the Hithercroft Industrial Estate area. Please follow the Bunkfest signs on the bypass and look out for our Park and Ride signs and where you should meet our volunteer parking team.

By train

GWR run services from Oxford, Reading and London to the nearest local stations of Cholsey and Didcot. The Cholsey & Wallingford Railway will be operating trains from Cholsey station to Wallingford over the festival weekend, with Wallingford Station only a 5-minute walk from the Kinecroft main stage.

It is possible to purchase a ‘Wallingford Rover’ ticket from local stations (Reading, Oxford etc) that is inclusive of travel on the ‘Bunk Line’. On Saturday there will be additional evening trains departing Wallingford at 6pm on Saturday & Sunday and 8pm, 10pm and 11pm on Saturday, so you can leave the car at home and also buy a pint (or two) at the station or on the train.

Details of trains times and tickets on the Cholsey and Wallingford railway are on the Cholsey & Wallingford Railway website.

By Bus

Oxford to Wallingford – Buses leave from stop H5 in St Aldates, Oxford and pull up in the Market Place, Wallingford.

Reading to Wallingford – Buses leave from opposite the Reading train station and pull up in the Market Place, Wallingford.

Please note on BunkFest Saturday and Sunday, between 7.00am and 7.00pm the town centre will be closed for the Street Fair. Bus stops in the town centre will be relocated to the High Street by the Museum / Library and Kinecroft / MMR building.

For a full list of local bus timetables please visit the Thames Travel website.