The Upper Franconian town of Bayreuth in northern Bavaria, Germany is the home of the annual Bayreuth Festival at which works by Richard Wagner are performed. It was here that Wagner built a theatre to his own unique specifications that would become a mecca for Wagner enthusiasts to this day. The Bayreuth Festival runs from late July to late August each year. For those interested in going to Bayreuth further information can be found below.
Members can also apply through the Box Office in the normal way. The programme for the following year is announced at the beginning of September and applications must be submitted by mid October. It is possible to rqeuest tickets online - click here for further information from the Bayreuth Festival website.
Additionally Bayreuth is now making a number of tickets available for immediate purchase online - click here for further information from the Bayreuth Festival website.
The demand for tickets far outweighs the availability and it can take up to seven years to successfully get tickets. After you have applied once the Box Office will automatically send you a booking form in future years. It is important to apply for tickets every year to keep your place in the queue.