Alien Abduction Game 

Prize Draw open to UK residents aged over 18 and who have a Facebook account.

The following update will be posted on the Nozstock The Hidden Valley Facebook page at 13:00 BST (GMT+1) on Friday 24th April 2015:

– Like our page
– Like the image
– Share the image
– Tag your friend in the comment box and tell Nozstock why aliens should abduct you

The Prize: Two tickets to Nozstock The Hidden Valley 2015

This offer closes at 20:00 BST (GMT+1) on Friday 8th May. Any entries posted after this time will not be considered valid. We will announce one winner at 20:00 BST (GMT+1) on Sunday 10th May 2015 publicly on Nozstock Facebook Page, in the comments field below the original post.

You will need to follow Nozstock Facebook page throughout the duration of the competition. You may subsequently unfollow the page if you wish to after the competition winner has been announced.

The winner will decided by a panel of judges for being the funniest and cleverest.

To claim their prize, winners must send Nozstock’s Facebook page a direct message confirming their full name and postal address. If Nozstock has not received confirmation by Sunday 17th May 2015 at 23:59 BST (GMT+1) via Facebook direct message, then Nozstock has the right to have the panel of judges pick another winner from all valid entries.

Entries must be via Facebook, entries via third parties will not be accepted.

Full terms and conditions here.


T-Shirt Design Competition

We are challenging you to go totally out of this world with a design for this year’s official Nozstock merchandise. One winner will see their design featured on a branded Nozstock t shirt, which will be on sale at the festival. You might even see it on a tote bag. You’ll also get a free ticket to the festival, so you can see your artwork being worn by real-life humans/intergalactic hitchhikers, and you’ll be profiled with a dedicated blog on

We’re looking for creative, imaginative and striking ideas that really represent the ethos of Nozstock and this year’s crazy, space-tacular theme. Go wild and fanciful, we just ask that you consider these few details:

– Nozstock’s audience spans all generations, so your design needs to cross genders, ages and cultures.
– We love inventive use of the Nozstock logo but please keep its proportions intact and keep the logo recognisable!
– Take into account that the design may be printed on different types of merchandise of various colours, and at different sizes.
– Please use no more than 3 colours.

Submissions deadline: Mon 1st June 2015
Successful artist notified: Mon 8th June 2015
Print-ready designs submitted: Mon 22nd June 2015

Please send your designs electronically to: or via snail mail to: Nozstock Arts, Rowden Paddocks, Bromyard, Herefordshire, HR7 4LS

The successful designer will be asked to supply the final hi-res design as an .ai file. They will also need to supply an image to be used in the profile blog.

Full terms and conditions here.


Win a DJ set at Nozstock

We’ve have teamed up again with Data Transmission to offer some lucky soul a spot at Nozstock 2015. Are you a budding bedroom talent and fancy getting a chance to perform to a larger audience alongside the likes of Dillinja, Ed Rush & Optical? Well this is the competition for you. One lucky winner will receive 2 artists tickets to the festival, free drink in the dressing room, all travel expenses covered and of course a set in The Cubicles during the Data Transmission takeover. This is your chance to show our fantastic crowds what you have to offer. You will also be interviewed by Data Transmission for their readers, facebook fans and twitter troop.

To enter, please submit your best track via Mixcloud by midnight 30th April 2015 following these simple steps:

  • ‘Like’ the Nozstock and Data Transmission Facebook pages.
  • Upload a mix of no more than 20 minutes to Mixcloud.
  • Title the mix “Nozstock Data Transmission DJ Comp 2015 – Your Name
  • Tag the mix: “Nozstock Data Transmission DJ Comp 2015″. If you fail to tag the mix correctly, your entry may be missed.
  • Write a short biography including your DJ name, real name and mixcloud user name in the description
  • Add tracklist
  • Use the competition cover-art provided here.
  • Your mix should reflect the set you would play at Nozstock. Make sure it’s huge!

It’s that simple! The winner will be selected by a panel of judges from Nozstock and Data Transmission. Full terms & conditions here

Calling all Fancy Dressers!

If there’s one thing we can say about you Nozstockers it’s that you know how to do fancy dress good and proper … and as a little token of our appreciation we’re going to make sure that the best dressed amongst you get a reward for your endeavours!
At Nozstock 2015 we want to see your fancy dress cranked up to 11 –  we’re thinking glitter, silver facepaint, anything glow in the dark and shiny- the list is endless. Get practising your Princess Leia buns and polishing your space helmets. After all, if you can’t let your hair down in the Hidden Valley, then where can you?!
Judges will be scouring the site on Sunday to find the festival-goers whose costumes are simply out of this world. The winners will be revealed in the ultra-prestigious Bandstand award ceremony on Sunday and will be the lucky recipients of tickets for 2016’s festival, as well as the respect and admiration of all your fellow campers. Can’t say fairer than that, can we?

Live long and prosper, space cadets…

Clean Campsite Competition

Right then you lovely lot, it is so important, as we think you will agree, to make sure that the farm we are partying on is left how we find it. The cows and sheep need their home back after all! So to make sure we are all as clean and green as we can be, we will be holding the Clean Campsite Awards. Who’s the cleanest of them all? Throughout the weekend our judges scouring the campsite, looking for tidy campsites to reward and encouraging untidy campers to clean up! There will be an awards ceremony on Sunday, on the Bandstage stage,  so to be in with a chance of winning some fantastic prizes, including tickets to 2016 as the Welsh say; “keep it tidy!”