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Early bird festival pass & hotel offer

Looking to get your tickets and accommodation in early?

In collaboration with our partner Bloc Hotels we’re offering a limited number of special discounts for folks who book their hotel and festival pass early.

Sales ended 21st April

What’s Included


£460 (Save over £160)


£420 (Save over £160)


£675 (Save over £130)

No longer on sale, regular tickets available 1st May

Included with your pass:

  • 1 full access pass to the BDF 2024 talk programme including each evening event, normally priced £25 each (a 20% saving).
  • 4 nights at our partner hotel Bloc located in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter with a saving vs booking separately.
  • Check-in on Wednesday 5th June and check-out Sunday 9th June.
  • You’ll be staying in the same hotel as the BDF team and speakers!

Find out more about the hotel rooms available with each pass below.

What’s not included?

  • Due to money being passed directly on to workshop hosts, the festival pass not include some paid workshops.

Hotel details

The festival pass includes a four-night stay at our hotel partner Bloc Hotels, with the room type dependent on the level of pass you purchase.

Full room details available on


Bloc Hotels Vista Room

Wake up refreshed and ready for the world in Vista, our visionary room with a window.

Bloc’s sound-proofed windows ensure peaceful nights in a prime location. Vista is light, airy and packed with Bloc’s trademark touches.

At 10 sq. metres in size, your room has a king-size bed with luxury linen, free superfast wifi and a monsoon shower.


Bloc Hotels Sleep Room

No windows, no-nonsense, just everything you need for a great sleep.

Sleep is an amazing space that thinks big. Your room has a king-size bed with luxury linen, free superfast wifi, a monsoon shower and ambient mood lighting.

At 10 sq. metres in size, we’ve engineered this compact cabin for your comfort and convenience. Sleep is the ultimate in affordable luxury.


Bloc Hotels Apartment Room

Spacious, luxuriously finished and a real home from home in the heart of Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter.

Each Apartment Bloc room features a living area with sofa and table, a kitchenette with sink, microwave and fridge and a dining table with chairs.

Bedroom includes bedside tables, an open wardrobe, a full desk/dressing table with mirror and dedicated lighting, and a double bed. The bathroom offers a large walk-in shower and fittings by Roca bathrooms.

How it works

  1. Purchase the BDF festival pass
  2. We’ll get in touch to confirm booking on the hotel room
  3. When BDF 2024 tickets go on sale, log into your account and book tickets as normal
  4. We’ll see you at the hotel in June!

If you need a refund for whatever reason, we accept cancellations up until 7 days before the event.

Book your early bird festival pass

You’ll need to login or register an account first

The early bird festival & hotel pass is no longer on sale. Regular tickets will be available to buy from 1st May.

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