FAQs

Discounted tickets for city residents.

The maximum amount of tickets that can be purchased with a city card is:

x2 Adults  + x2 Children or x1 Adult + x3 Children

You can only use your own city card, you may not make a booking on behalf of a friend or relative using their city card.

Where can I get a city card?

City cards can be obtained for FREE from the NCT centre off the market square. You will be required to show proof of address to prove you are a city resident.

Am I a city resident?

Only if you pay the whole (and sometimes in part) of your council tax to Nottingham city council do you qualify as a city resident. If you are unsure we suggest you visit the travel centre to seek advice. 

Can I pay on the gate?

We suggest that you buy your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment as we cannot guarantee that there will be tickets on the gate.

Does my child need a ticket?

If your child/children are 10 years old and under, they gain free entry and do not require a ticket.

Are you allowed to bring food and drink to the festival?

Alcohol and glass bottles are strictly prohibited! There are food vendors at the festival should you wish to purchase food and onsite bars serving alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages. Picnics are permitted. Water and non-alcoholic drinks in up to 1 litre plastic bottles (no larger) with unbroken seals are allowed. Free water is also available from the water access points marked on the site map.

Is there parking provided?

Yes. There is parking provided on the site at £5. Entrance via Limetree Avenue off Middleton Blvd. (Ring road)

Will there be a bus service?

Yes, please visit the Nottingham City Council link below. Information is provided regarding public transport or plan your journey at http://www.triptimes.co.uk/

Are we allowed to leave and come back in?

Yes. Pass outs will be provided for those who need to leave the site but wish to return.

Which entrance do we use on the day?

The main pedestrian entry Gates are Wollaton Road, Lime Tree Avenue and Beeston Lodge off the A52 Derby Road (opposite the University)

The vehicle entrance is via Lime Tree Avenue (Off Middleton Boulevard A514).

What time does the festival start and finish?

Gates open at 11.00am. The event is expected to finish at 10.30pm. Park Gates close at 12 midnight.

What are the running times?

Running times will be published on our website closer to the date.

What are the disabled facilities?

Disabled parking is provided and is signposted from all routes into the park. The disabled car park is the closest car park to the festival site itself and a tarmac footpath connects the car park to the site. There will be disabled toilet facilities including a toilet with a hoist. There will also be a disabled viewing platform. All parking is priced at £5 for the day.

A free carer ticket is only available to registered disabled or wheelchair users that require assistance. Please email customerservices@alt-tickets.co.uk to request further information.

Can we bring outdoor furniture?

No gazebos, pop up tents, fishermans umbrellas or other items deemed to cause an obstruction are allowed on site. Chairs and blankets are allowed, but may be requested to be removed by the organisers if space is limited.

What entertainment is provided for children?

Children’s entertainment includes fairground rides, live entertainment and a kid’s zone with toys, games and more.