Tickets & Festival Passes
Here you will find all the details about the tickets for individual concerts, festival passes, the booking and registration processes
Gala Opening Concert at Union Chapel
The Union Chapel is an award-winning and spectacular performance venue in Islington, Central London. The Chapel is octagonal in shape with ground floor and balcony seating and all the seating is in the original wooden pews which can seat 900 people. A fantastic venue to start of the World Shakuhachi Festival in London!
Tickets for the Gala Opening Concert can be purchased directly at the Union Chapel website, please go to store.unionchapel.org.uk/events to book your ticket. You can also buy a ticket at the door on the day of the concert, subject to availability.
If you also plan to attend the WSF2018 days at Goldsmiths, please note that the Early Bird, ESS Member, Standard or Concession 4-Day WSF2018 Festival Pass includes the entrance fee to the Gala Opening Concert. See also information about the Passes below.
Opening Concert ticket fee: £20 | £15 con. adv + bf
Date: 31 July 2018
Time: 20h00 (doors open at 19h00)
Address: Union Chapel, Compton Terrace, Islington, London, N1 2UN
THE WSF2018 FESTIVAL PASSES
Below are the different types of passes available for WSF2018 in London. Have a look and see what suits you best – we believe we have something for everyone.
Whether you are new to the shakuhachi or an advanced professional, there is no excuse to miss WSF2018 in London.
And a WSF is a great time to discover the shakuhachi, so even if you have never heard about the shakuhachi before you may want to try our Discover Shakuhachi Pass, which gives you access to all the concerts and lectures at Goldsmiths during the Festival days!
Click on the Festival Pass images below to show more details about each Pass.
CONCERTS TICKETS AT THE DOOR
For each of the daytime and evening concerts taking place at Goldsmiths between the 1st and 4th August, tickets will be available for purchase at the entrance to the relevant venue at Goldsmiths prior to the concerts.
The sales desk for individual tickets will open 30 minutes before the scheduled starting time of the particular concert. Tickets will be subject to availability.
Prices for on-the-door tickets:
Lunchtime/Afternoon Concerts: £ 8.00
Evening Concerts: £ 12.00
If you are planning to see several concerts, you may want to consider our Discover Shakuhachi Pass, which gives you access to all the concerts and lectures at Goldsmiths during the Festival days!
Once you have chosen your Pass(es) and added them to the cart, please fill out the Registration and Billing information on the Check Out page.
You may pay by credit card, through PayPal or by direct bank account transfer. Please note that the payee shown will be the European Shakuhachi Society – the main organiser and a UK registered charity.
After your payment has been received and processed you will be sent an ‘Order Completed’ email of your booking. You must bring this to the WSF registration desk at Goldsmiths to exchange for your Festival Pass badge. Please also see the ‘Registration Process at Venue’ section below for more details.
REGISTRATION PROCESS AT VENUE
4-DAY WSF2018 FESTIVAL PASS
Please bring a print out of your ‘Order Completed’ email with you to the registration desk at Goldsmiths University of London on the first day of the festival.
At the WSF18 registration you will then be provided with your individual festival badge, your welcome pack and, if you purchased a 4-Day WSF Lunch Pack, with your lunch tokens.
WSF18 Registration times for 4-Day Festival Pass
Pick up your festival badge at the Opening Concert
Tuesday 31 July (from 19h00)
Union Chapel, London
1st day main registration
Wednesday 1 August 8h00 – 10h00
Great Hall, Richard Hoggart Building, Goldsmiths
Wednesday 1 August 10h00 – 10h30
RHB 279 Richard Hoggart Building, Goldsmiths
If you have an ESS Member Festival Pass, please bring proof with you, i.e. your current ESS membership pass or number.
If you have a Concession Festival Pass, please provide proof of your eligibility for the concessionary rate at the registration.
We would advise you to take the opportunity to use our pre-festival registration to reduce the registration time on the 1st day of the festival.
If you miss or cannot be at any of the above registration times, please contact us.
4-DAY WSF2018 DISCOVER SHAKUHACHI PASS
Please bring a printout of your ‘Completed Order’ email with you to the registration staff in RHB 150 (WSF2018 SHOP) at Goldsmith University of London you will then be provided with your Discover Shakuhachi festival badge. If the first event you visit is an evening concert, you will be able to collect your badge at the entrance to the Great Hall.
1-DAY WSF2018 FESTIVAL PASS
Please bring a printout of your ‘Order Completed’ email with you to the registration desk at Goldsmiths University of London on the day of the festival, which you want to use your 1-day pass.
At the WSF2018 registration you will then be provided with your individual festival badge and your welcome pack.
WSF2018 registration for 1-Day Pass
Each morning between 9h00 – 10h00
RHB 279 Richard Hoggart Building, Goldsmiths
4-DAY WSF2018 LUNCH PACK
To be exchanged for lunch tokens at the festival registration. Each token is valid for a specific day and can be exchanged only in the designated WSF lunch area.
SOAS SYMPOSIUM PASS (30 July 2018)
Please bring a printout of your ‘Order Completed’ email to the registration desk at SOAS University of London on the day of the symposium. You will then be provided with your individual symposium badge.
SOAS Shakuhachi Symposium registration times
Monday 30 July 8h30 – 9h00
Outside of the Wolfson Lecture Theatre (S108), Paul Webley Wing, Senate House, SOAS.
WSF2018 Festival participants can also take the opportunity to register at SOAS for the WSF at Goldsmiths.
REFUNDS AND CANCELLATIONS
Please note there is a 10% administration fee (of the original price) on all cancellations.
Cancellation before midnight (BST) on 01.07.18: Full refund less 10% admin fee
Cancellation before midnight (BST) on 15.07.18: 50% refund less 10% admin fee
Cancellation before midnight (BST) on 22.07.18: 25% refund less 10% admin fee
Cancellation on or after 23.07.18: No refunds available
Please contact us at tickets[at]wsf2018.com if you want to cancel your WSF2018 order.