Competition: WIN tickets to Festival Number 6

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Enter our competition to win a pair of weekend tickets to Festival Number 6.

It’s really very simple. We’re giving away a pair of tickets to the multi-sensory extravaganza that is Festival Number 6. The chance to see the festival’s carefully curated and eclectic line-up – which, this year, includes Bastille, Hot Chip, The Wave Pictures, David Bowie Reimagined (by Joe Duddell and Camerata) and more – usually costs up to 205 smackaroonies. Instead, fill in the form below and you’ll be in with a chance to enjoy long days of music, comedy and spectacle having only spent two minutes of your time.

From 1-4 September Portmeirion, the eccentric Welsh village styled after an Italian town and one-time setting for ‘60s TV series The Prisoner, will come alive with talks at the Piazza, cinema screenings, secret parties, interactive theatre and a food area featuring Michelin starred-chefs. Every year the festival brings stunning parades, costumes and sets to the village’s winding streets, and has the added bonus of being coastal, hence the envy-making snaps of people chilling out on the sand. To join them, all you need to do is enter your details into the form below before 10am on Thursday 14 July, when the competition closes. Good luck!


Terms and Conditions: The winner will be the first correct entry selected at random from all correct entries received. No purchase necessary. No cash alternative given. Employees of Creative Tourist, Festival Number 6 or associated companies are not eligible to enter. The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Winners will be notified as soon as possible after the closing date. Only one entry per person. We apologise for the fact we are unable to post prizes outside of the UK. Entrants will automatically be added to the Creative Tourist mailing list – don’t worry, we never share data and we promise not to bombard you with endless emails. We have one pair of adult weekend camping tickets at Festival Number 6 to giveaway. Each ticket admits one person. One person in the group must be aged over 18 (NB children under the age of 10 years do not require a ticket). ID will be required at time of collecting the ticket wristband upon arrival. Travel, parking and camping equipment is not included. The prize includes all events and activities at Festival No.6 but not food and drink from any stalls or bar. Closing date: 10am Thursday 14 July 2016.

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