Respect Yourself, Respect Each Other, Respect Your City

Boomtown have launched a video to support their Respect campaign. The idea is to respect yourself, respect each other, and respect the city. These are principles to make sure everyone; punters, crew, artists and staff alike all have a great time at the festival.

The basic principles are sound. So have a watch of the video below and get yourself into the Boomtown mindset. We are all one big community, let’s all look out for one another and have a great time while at the festival and in our every day lives.

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Boomtown Build Update 01/08/2018

The festival have posted some new teasers images from this years Boomtown build on Facebook! As usual, they are not giving much away. There are some big surprises this year, and so far we haven’t actually seen many updates from in and around the site. No big spoilers leaked so far… keep up the good works guys.

Boomtown Build Update August

You should go check out the official Building Boomtown Facebook post now to see it all if you haven’t yet. Source has some of that and plenty more below.

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Fake Tickets: Why to never buy a ticket from social media

Beware of fake tickets for Boomtown! There are still official tickets for the festival available from the official website. There is no reason to buy a ticket from social media.  Once a ticket bar code has been used once, it can never be used again. The seller can sell the same ticket as many times as they want. Maybe hundreds of times. But only the first person to arrive will actually be let in.

But what if the seller seems totally legit?

That doesn’t mean they are not stupid. Check out this post from Instagram today. The seller has posted the entire ticket for the whole world to see. Anyone who buys it from him, will probably find it won’t work. Source has very professionally used MS paint to cut out the sensitive information with red boxes.

Boomtown Fake Ticket

The guy is probably a totally upstanding chap, but his silly mistake of posting it publicly on Instagram has invalidated the ticket. Source has emailed Boomtown to get the bar code cancelled. They should be able to issue the poor lad with a fresh one. Source hopes that someone won’t get stung by this particular example.

But it is a lesson to be learned. Don’t buy from strangers. You don’t know what silly things they’ve been doing with that ticket.

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