Offline Festival Tickets Link

Why join Offline Festival?

Project Dirt, in collaboration with Power to Change and The Eden Project Communities, are gathering community businesses, social enterprises, community projects, socially responsible corporate partners, friends and family at the beautiful Hounslow Hall Estate, Buckinghamshire.

Join us for an unconference in the countryside.

A unique festival experience, Offline brings three days of hands-on learning, business skill-building, and insightful discussions. Alongside epic stories, personal growth sessions, the chance to connect with like-minded individuals and explore the power of creating impact through community and business. Log off from your daily routine and check-in to a fun festival setting that nurtures your creativity and wellbeing!

Designed to equip participants with the ideas and tools needed to create a positive impact in their local area, you’ll leave refreshed and inspired to return to your community with new ideas, innovations and solutions.

Free camping is available over Friday and Saturday night.

What was Offline 2017 about?

What’s going on?

Downloadable Programme

Friday 15th September
4.00pm Site opens. Set up your tent and take a wander through the festival
6.30pm Welcome Drinks
7.00pm Welcome from Nick Gardner, CEO Project Dirt
7.15pm Check in and Meet your Community in relaxed networking workshops
9.00pm As the sun goes down, roast marshmallows by the fire, while enjoying live music or relax with community project film screenings

Saturday 16th September
8.00am Wake up to yoga, laughter therapy and stress busting meditation
9.30am – 1.00pm Key talks and panel discussions exploring your business strategy, how to fund your venture and workshops on measuring impact.
1.00pm – 6.00pm Branding & storytelling workshops to better your business at The Eden Project Communities Allotment, Key talks, panel discussions and workshops on wellbeing and avoiding burn out
6.00pm Relax and reflect over dinner
7.30pm Dance to the foot-stomping Ceilidh band
9.00pm Kick back for an evening of comedy, music and spoken word with the Fireside Storytelling camp

Sunday 17th September
8am Wake up to yoga, laughter therapy and stress busting meditation
9.30am – 1.00pm Key talks, panel discussions and workshops on marketing skills needed to pitch your idea, improve your marketing and grow your community
1.00pm The Big Lunch hosted by The Eden Project
2.00pm The Power of the Outdoors activities
3.00pm Check out for the weekend!
6.00pm Site closes


Panel Discussions

Speakers & Panellists

Workshops & Music


Ticket costs and details are available on our ticket page here. If you will be arriving by car or campervan then you will need to buy a vehicle pass here. Proceeds from the vehicle passes are going to funding a shuttle bus from the station to the festival site in order to help visitors travel by public transport.

Get in Touch

If you have any queries about the festival or would like us to provide further information about Offline Festival 2017 then please don’t hesitate to get in touch either by:
Emailing or
Call Shelley on 0203 393 76880.


We are looking for volunteers to help at Offline. Volunteers will be given a 6 hour shift each day, with the rest of the time yours to enjoy Offline. Creatives are invited to arrive early and be a part of the décor team. If you are interested in volunteering, fill in our form and we hope to see you there!

Guide to Going Offline & Agendas

Click the buttons below for our Guide to Going Offline and a downloadable and printable agenda of events at Offline:

Guide to Going Offline Downloadable Programme Programme Agenda

Location and Timings

Offline Festival, powered by Project Dirt, will be held at Hounslow Hall Estate, set in the beautiful Buckinghamshire countryside near Bletchley, just south west of Milton Keynes. The festival runs from 4pm on Friday 15th September until 6pm on Sunday 17th September. There will be free camping on site on the Friday and Saturday night and welcome drinks will be at 6.30pm on the Friday. For an overview of the activities taking place over the weekend, please see the agenda above.


Travel and Accessibility

Our site is a flat grass field, with no steps and disabled toilets. If you have any questions about the event and it’s suitability please do call us. We’ll work with you to aim to make the event accessible to all. Travel will be Offline’s biggest environmental impact so please come by public transport or car share where possible (join the Facebook group for car shares). The nearest station is Bletchley. Trains run from London (40 min), Birmingham (an hour), and coaches to Milton Keynes from London (90 min) and Birmingham (2 hours). We will run a shuttle bus from Bletchley Station on Friday evening and Sunday afternoon. If you are arriving by car or campervan the site is outside Newton Longville. The postcode MK17 0BU will get you there and once on site please follow the signs to the festival.