Global Gathering 2013 Overview
GlobalGathering returns to Stratford Upon Avon this summer to showcase some of the finest underground acts, exciting UK talent, critically acclaimed world-beating DJs and chart-topping superstars over a weekend of unparalleled hedonism and music that redefines the models of dance festivals.
Global Gathering 2013 Event Info
GlobalGathering is the world’s first truly global music festival brand, breaking all boundaries around the world to bring the best electronic music and production to over a million electronic music fans.
First held in 2001 in Stratford Upon Avon, GlobalGathering has continued to set trends in electronic music and has appeared in the US, Ukraine, Poland, Turkey, Russia, Belarus, South Korea and Australia to name a few places. The global journey is ongoing as we take the market-leading brand to all corners of the globe.
The festival concept came about following an unprecedented interest in the opening of GlobalGathering Group’s club Code in Birmingham.
Global Gathering 2013 Line Up
Global Gathering 2013 Travel Info
GlobalGathering has put in place a tried and tested traffic routing for people arriving by car to avoid the traffic in Stratford-Upon-Avon town centre. Congestion can be very bad on Friday evenings and during Saturday from midday to late evening. Please follow the Global Gathering route signage at all times! There are now three entrances to the site and if one entrance is congested, traffic will be diverted to alternative entrances. The traffic team may vary routes in order to help you avoid the worst congestion - so you must follow the signs. They will get you to the event site quicker.
From the North
Friday & Saturday PM
At Junction 3a on the M42 take the M40 south to junction 15 where you then take the A429 onto the Wellesbourne bypass, and then onto the A3400. Take the A3400 towards Stratford and then the B4623 and follow signs to the event site. You need to look for the sign posts on junction 15 and follow the signed route at the time you arrive.
From the North
Leave the M40 at Junction 15 and follow the route signs to the GlobalGathering. You will be directed along the A46 to Stratford town centre on either the A 439 or the A 3400. Follow the route signs through Stratford to pick up the A 3400 south of Stratford. Route signage will direct you off the A 3400 onto the B4632 and then to the site.
From the South
Friday & Saturday
Leave the M40 at Junction 12 and follow the route signage. Take a left onto the B4451 and then right on to the B4100. Continue up to the island where you take a left on to the B4455 towards Tredington. Turn right onto the A3400 and then left on to the B4632 and follow signs to the festival, and directions given by stewards once on-site.
From the M5
Friday & Saturday
Leave the motorway at Junction 9 and follow the A46 towards Stratford-upon-Avon for approximately 15 miles. Turn right at the eighth roundabout towards Bidford on the B439. Drive through Bidford towards Stratford-upon-Avon. Follow this road for about 4 miles and then turn right towards Welford and Long Marston and follow signs to the festival, and directions given by stewards once on-site.
There is plenty of space to park your car at the festival site. Don't park on verges, in gateways or private roads or you will be towed away by the police. Camping and campfires are not allowed in the car parks. In order to deter thieves it is advisable to leave your glove compartment open and empty, and lock all bags etc in your boot.
In addition a 24hr taxi rank will be provided in the main entrance car park for customers lucky enough to live closer to the event.