Join us at Bearded Theory

Bearded Theory is a multi-award winning creative and performing arts festival set in the beautiful grounds of Catton Hall in the heart of the National Forest.

Podpads will be pre-pitched in a bespoke camping area with a reception service staffed by our friendly team who will be there to welcome you when you arrive. In the Podpads area you will find:

  • Pamper parlour with hairdryers and straighteners.
  • Reception area with free tea and coffee at designated times.
  • Free phone charging facilities.

Toilets and showers are a short walk away and will be shared with other campers.


Guests will be able to check in from 9am on Thursday 26th May and stay until 10am on Monday 30th May 2022.


Don't take our word for it, see what our guests say about Podpads

  • “Travelling by train so didn't want to carry own tent and mattresses.”

    AB
  • “Left booking accommodation late, liked the idea of having the tent set up for you before you arrived.”

    CT
  • “Thought we'd try something different. Been going to festivals for the last ten years and always in a tent. Really enjoyed not being in a tent this year.”

    LOM
  • “We chose Podpads to give us more of a enjoyable experience without the hassle of tents etc, plus the fact toilets and showers were separate to the majority of other festival goers.”

    PA
  • “Had an absolutely fabulous time and wouldn't hesitate to come back again ! Met some lovely people in our street (as we called it) and have made some fabulous new friends. A brilliant concept !! Thank you Podpads”

    SC
  • “For the past 7 years I have taken my own tent. After this year there is no going back. Thoroughly enjoyed podpadding. Your staff were marvellous. Well done!”

    JW