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Focus 2022 FAQs

Q. What are the Focus dates?
A: Thursday 28th – Tuesday 31th July
The full programme and main celebrations start on the evening of Thursday 28th July and finish on the evening of Sunday 31st July 2022. Guests will need to leave site by 10am on Monday 1st August 2022.

Q. How and where do I register for Focus?
A: saint.church/focus – click BOOK NOW and follow the steps. Put SAINT down as your church community.

Q. I can’t afford to go. What should I do?
A: Not a problem. There are three options. 1. You can serve on a Focus team and get a reduced ticket. 2. You can apply for a bursary – email us at hello@saint.church and we’ll be in touch. 3. Would a payment plan help? If so, email us at hello@saint.church and we’ll be in touch.

Q. What is the address?
A:  Newark Showground, Newark, England NG24 2NY GB

Q. How do I get there?
A: We’ll be travelling as a church via coaches, details will come soon.
You can make your own way there if you’d like.
Travel/Transport options:
By Car
You can drive there and there is parking on site.
By Train
Kings Cross to Newark Northgate, then T1 bus from Lincoln Street to Woodlands, followed by 24 minute walk to the site.
For more information or to book, please contact National Rail or call 0845 748 4950.

Q: How do I eat onsite:
Catering:
SAINT will be offering a catering package at Focus, which will include breakfast and dinner. There are lots of options onsite including hot meals and supplies for camping. In The Village, there will be a mix of coffee stalls, light snack stalls, smoothie stalls and full meal stalls.
You will need to bring crockery, a mug, tea towel and cutlery with you.

Q: Can I shower if I am staying onsite?:
A: There will be several toilet and shower blocks, fresh water points and washing-up areas across the site and will be clearly marked on the site map.

Tickets:
If you book today, you’ll get a discounted ticket for £150.00 using online promo code: SAINTLAUNCH22 – Active for 3 weeks only

Q: What do I need to take? Do I need a tent? Do I take bedding?:
A: Here’s our recommended kit list of what you should be bringing with you to Focus.

Kit
Tent
Warm sleeping bag
Roll mat/air bed
Travel pillow
Camping stools
Stove (and gas!)
Cooking gear
Picnic rug
Hot water bottle
Ear plugs
Eye mask
Wardrobe
Sunglasses
Warm pyjamas
Hoodie
Hat
Summer clothes
Wellies
Flip-flops
Bed socks
Waterproof jacket
Sports kit
Toiletries
Sun cream
Toothbrush
Toothpaste
Towel
Makeup
Wash bag
Hand sanitiser
Plasters
Deodorant
Hairbrush
Practical stuff
Bible
Phone charger & portable battery
Reusable coffee cup & water bottle
Camera
Torch
Wireless speaker
Umbrella
Games
Pack of cards

Q: Does my ticket cost cover accommodation.
A: It covers a camping pitch but you need to bring your own tent and camping equipment.

Accommodation:
There are different pitch charges, depending on which accommodation option you go for. All of these can be booked and paid for at the same time as booking your event ticket.
There is a £150 caravan pitch fee per caravan if you are bringing your own caravan or motorhome to site, but not requiring an electrical hook-up.
There is a £300 electric pitch fee per tent/caravan/motorhome if you require an electrical hook-up.
Please direct all other enquiries to: https://focus.htb.org/

Q: Can I bring my pet?
A: Unfortunately, no pets are allowed on site.

Q: What does my ticket include?
A: A full 4-day event including main sessions, labs, speakers, sports, activities, pitch to camp on.

Q: What does a typical day at Focus look like? 
A: Below is a rough outline of what you can expect:

Programme
Breakfast in SAINT community
9:30 – 10am Family Worship followed by kids groups
10:30 – 12:30 Big Top morning session
Lunch
15:00 – 17:00 Afternoon labs and activities
Supper in SAINT community
19:15 – 20:30 7-10s kids groups
19:30 – 21:30 Big Top evening session
21:30 – Late After hours programme
Please note timings and content are approximate.