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Specialist Insurance for Festival Organisers

Our Festival Insurance policy provides a range of benefits including Public Liability and Cancellation Cover. You will also have the option to include Equipment Cover within your policy. 

Whether you are holding a single or multi-day music festival, beer festival or food festival, our policy can cover it.  

Our policy is underwritten by Convex, one of the leading insurers in the leisure market. We provide cover to over 60,000 customers each year and hold thousands of 5 star reviews. 

We are often able to provide an instant quote online, and even the most complex enquiries can be quoted within several working days. 

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Why choose Protectivity?

Flexible cover

Whether it’s music festival insurance or cover for a food-based event, you can build your policy to suit your needs. With a number of additional add-ons and benefits we ensure you pay only for the cover you need.

Excellent Claims Support

With a large number of participants at most festivals, incidents aren’t uncommon. Therefore we aim to deal with each claim as sympathetically and quickly as possible, to reduce the impact on your business.

Leisure Industry

We’re niche insurance specialists so know the importance of tailoring the cover to you. With 25 years experience and a dedicated team of account managers we are able to deliver a highly specialised service.

Outstanding customer support

Our UK based sales team are on hand to provide you with the support you need. We pride ourselves in providing an outstanding service. Read our independent reviews.

What Insurance Do Festivals Need?

Regardless on the type of festival you will be running there are a number of things you need to consider when buying your one-off event insurance.

Public Liability

Whether it’s a member of the public tripping over some wiring or falling ill after eating the food you serve up, Public Liability offers vital protection. Should your festival be blamed for injury, illness or property damage by an attendee or member of the public, your insurance will handle legal costs and any subsequent settlement.

Event Cancellation Cover​

If you are hosting an event, having appropriate cancellation cover can protect you if it becomes necessary to cancel or rearrange your event. This applies to policies bought no later than 14 days prior to the event. 

Employers' Liability

It’s likely that you will employ staff at your festival, from security teams, to merchandise sellers to general helpers. It’s a legal responsibility that you ensure they are covered under Employers’ Liability in the event they are injured at the event.

Equipment Cover

By adding Equipment Cover on to your policy you can ensure that you are protected should any of the equipment you rely on to deliver your festival to the best effect is covered against loss, damage and theft. 

I was really pleased with how my claim was settled. It gave me great confidence that Protectivity covers me when the worst happens. 

Experienced claims handlers


With the likelihood of a large number of attendees it’s an unfortunate fact that accidents do happen.

That’s why we like to ensure that when you do have to make a claim, the process is as straightforward as possible. 

Thankfully, the Protectivity customers that have had to make a claim have been extremely pleased at the way that we have handled their troubling situation.

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Further information on our policy

If you have any other questions regarding our Festival Insurance policy, then feel free to get in touch with our friendly team on 01494 887909. Our phone lines are open 9am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday. 

More information on what we can cover on this policy can be found on our FAQs page.