We are looking forward to welcoming you to #MADEINMANCHESTER FESTIVAL. In order to ensure an enjoyable festival experience for everyone, please read this VERY IMPORTANT event information.
Gates Open // 12.00PM*
Curfew // 11PM*
*Please ensure you follow us on social media for the most up to date timings.
Stage and Set Times will be released nearer the date of the festival.
FOOD & DRINK
You can bring your own food but we would encourage you to support the traders in our Foodie Village with various food options to choose from, plus outdoor festival bars serving a wide variety of draught lager/beer, wines, spirits and soft drinks. We also have a Gin and Cocktail Garden.
No cans or glass bottles will be allowed in to the festival.
STRICTLY NO BYO ALCOHOL
WATER & FILL UP POINTS
Sealed bottled water will be allowed into the festival.
If you need to bring medication with you, please bring a doctor’s note if it is not easily recognisable. Please don’t be offended if security question the medication, it is their job to ensure the safety and security of all customers.
Tickets are automatically sent by TicketSource at the time of booking to the email address provided, please check your spam folder if you haven’t received them.
Each individual will need a ticket to enter the festival, regardless of age. The best and easiest way to do this is to print out your tickets. If showing tickets on a mobile phone this needs to be the original PDF ticket and not a screen shot or photograph of tickets.
If you have booked as a group and want to arrive separately then please ensure you print your tickets so each person has their own individual ticket.
Ticket categories will be checked to ensure it matches the person entering and our events team reserve the right to refuse entry, so ensure you have booked the correct category.
ADVANCED TICKETS ONLY – No tickets will be available on the gate.
If you are unable to locate your tickets then please use the ‘Lost Ticket’ section here to retrieve them. You enter your email address and the tickets are resent to you.
Any technical issues with tickets then please contact our Ticketing Platform, TicketSource at email@example.com
LAST ENTRY TIME & PASS OUTS
We don’t have a strict last entry time, however the later you come the more of the great lineup you miss. We encourage everyone to come and support the great local bands/artists we have playing our festival.
One-time pass outs will be allowed for things like taking children home, checking on a dog, checking in to a hotel etc. Anyone seen to be frequently leaving may be refused re-entry.
Children 16 & under MUST be accompanied by a responsible adult over the age of 18 with a ratio of 1 adult and 4 children. Unaccompanied children will be refused entry and no refunds will be given.
Prams, strollers & push chars are allowed in to the festival.
This is a music festival, if you have young children you may want to bring some ear defenders.
ENTERTAINMENT & ACTIVITIES
There will be a number of rides and fun activities for all ages available on site, plus no festival is complete without Festival Hair & Glitter.
CASH & CARD PAYMENTS
Please ensure you bring cash and change. Card payments will be accepted by most vendors but not all. There is no ATM on site.
The festival and bars operate a ‘Challenge 25’ policy. Please ensure you bring valid and recognised photographic ID.
CLOTHING & FOOTWEAR
Please ensure you wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the weather forecast. This event is outside on a grassed area.
Feel free to bring camping chairs and picnic blankets to sit on.
Please ensure these are positioned away from the area directly in front of the stage to allow for standing room.
FESTIVAL FLAGS & SMOKE FLARES
Please feel free to bring Festival flags, they are very welcome as long as they are not causing too much of an obstruction.
Smoke flares are strictly not permitted and the security team reserve the right to evict anyone found to be in possession. It is now illegal to let off a smoke flare in a public place.
BAG SEARCHES & PAT DOWNS
For everyone’s safety our security teams will carry out bag checks and pat downs.
Parking options vary by festival location, and where available is a first come first served basis. Wherever possible please find alternative ways of getting to and from the venue.
Bolton // Limited Parking at Bolton Arena
Romiley // Parking Available on the Field off Compstall Road and can be pre-booked with tickets or pay on the gate at a cost of £5.
Cars can be left overnight but are left at the owners risk and must be removed by 11am the next day.
RUBBISH & LITTER
Please take all rubbish to the nearest bins or take it home with you.
DOGS & ANIMALS
Only assistance dogs will be allowed into the festival.
Pitch Productions Ltd, Made In Manchester Festival and the venue accept no liability for the loss or damage of your own personal property whilst attending our festivals.
Made In Manchester operates a No Smoking policy within the festival site. Please ask the stewards and security team for the designated smoking area.
BEHAVIOUR & CONDUCT
Everyone is attending the festival to have a good time. Please ensure you are respectful and courteous to fellow festival goers, volunteers and staff. Any unruly, disrespectful or abusive behaviour will not be tolerated and the security team reserve the right to remove you from the festival site. Please also be respectful to local residents and their property both en-route to and going home from the festival.
The event is to raise funds for the future success of grassroots sports at the host club and also supporting local charities and causes. More details can be found on our Facebook page and Facebook Events.
If you have any further questions please contact the Made In Manchester Facebook page or via email.
Please also see our Ticket Terms & Conditions