INFO & CONTACT US - Bingley Festival 2023
WHAT TIME DOES THE FESTIVAL OPEN AND FINISH?
The music arena will open at the following times:

THURSDAY: 5:00pm (Last entry at 7:00pm)

FRIDAY: 3:00pm (Last entry at 7:00pm)

SATURDAY: 12:00pm (Last entry at 7:00pm)

SUNDAY: 12:00pm (Last entry at 6:30pm)

 

THE MUSIC WILL END AT THE FOLLOWING TIMES:

THURSDAY: 10.00pm (Festival-goers must be out of the arena by 10:30pm)

FRIDAY: 10.00pm (Festival-goers must be out of the arena by 10:30pm)

SATURDAY: 10.00pm (Festival-goers must be out of the arena by 10:30pm)

SUNDAY: 9.00pm (Festival-goers must be out of the arena by 9:30pm)

  

IS THERE CAMPING?
YES
Camping tickets must be purchased additionally to a festival ticket from our Ticket Page.

The entrance to the campsite can be found at Aire View Avenue (off Bradford Road), BD16 1NS

IS THERE PARKING?
YES

You can purchase a Parking Pass via our Ticket Page. Please note 1x Parking Pass is already included with a Camping ticket.

DAY PARKING

This is located at: Beckfoot School, Wagon Lane, Bradford, BD16 1EE. This is just over the road from the main festival site and is easily accessible. You can purchase a parking pass here

WEEKEND AND CAMPING PARKING

This is located by the campsite: Aire View Avenue, BD16 1NS

BLUE BADGE PARKING

Blue badge parking is located in both car parks and there will be stewards available to assist accessible guests.

IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT?
  • Everyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
  • Children under 5 are FREE
  • Children between the ages of 6-10 must purchase a ‘Child’ Ticket
  • Teens between the ages of 11-15 must purchase a ‘Teen’ Ticket

 

CAN I LEAVE THE FESTIVAL SITE & RETURN?
YES – Please wear your wristband at all times!
  • Providing you are wearing a wristband you will be able to come and go as you please but will be subject to security checks each time you return to the festival site.
DO YOU ACCEPT CASH?
The event is predominantly cashless
All bars and food vendors are cashless. A number of the non-food traders will allow cash but make sure to bring a contactless (or card) payment method.
WHAT FORMS OF ID WILL BE ACCEPTED?
ID will be checked to confirm your age for entry and for drinking purposes. we accept:
  • Photo identification cards bearing the PASS hologram
  • Photographic driving licences
  • Passports
CAN I BRING FOOD & DRINKS INTO THE FESTIVAL?
FOOD
  • No food and drink can be taken into the main arena (unless you have organises in advance by emailing info@tokyolive.co.uk)
  • Food and drinks are available to purchase from a vast array of onsite food vendors  (most will accept card but not all – so be prepared and be sure to bring cash too). Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten Free products will be available.
WATER

Water points are available around the site for drinking water. You may bring an EMPTY bottle to fill up into the main arena.

ALCOHOL
  • We will enforce a Challenge 25 policy at the bar to ensure the sale of alcohol is strictly prohibited to under 18s, so please do not be offended if we ask for proof of age!
  • Campers are permitted to bring a reasonable amount of alcohol into the campsite (enough for one person to consume).
  • Campers will not be allowed to take this alcohol into the music arena. There will be plenty of bars within that area so you won’t go thirsty.
WHAT CAN'T I BRING?
  • No drugs

We have a ZERO tolerance policy on drug consumption. We work with the local authorities to prevent illegal substances getting onto the festival site. Any festival-goer caught with any illegal substances will NOT be allowed into the festival and may be passed to the authorities.

 

  • No flares or fireworks
  • No knives or weapons
  • No aerosols over 250ml
  • No glass of any sort inc. perfumes/aftershaves
  • No flags, selfie sticks or poles of any sort
  • No large or golf umbrellas
  • No air horns, megaphones, or laser pens
  • No bikes, skateboards or scooters
  • No drones, paper lanterns or inflatables
  • No camping chairs or inflatable chairs

 

 

I DON'T HAVE EMAIL CONFIRMATION OF MY TICKET PURCHASE

If you have not received email confirmation of your ticket purchase, please contact Ticketmaster Customer Services.

WHAT ARE E-TICKETS?

E-tickets are sent to the email address connected to the ticket purchase. Be sure to keep hold of the email but don’t worry if you accidentally delete it, simply contact Ticketmaster here. 

CAN I BRING CAMPING CHAIRS INTO THE FESTIVAL?
No

Unfortunately, due to capacity restrictions, camping chairs and inflatable chairs are not permitted into the music arena.

We can not guarantee seating as this is an open air event, there will, however be some seating dotted around.

If you require access to the viewing platform (for wheelchair users and people will mobility issues) please contact info@tokyolive.co.uk and we will send you a form to complete.

CAN I BRING MY CAMERA?

DSLR and large recording equipment is not allowed on site without a press pass. Phone cameras and small digital cameras are permitted.

NOTICE OF PHOTOGRAPHY, AUDIO & VIDEO RECORDING IN PROGRESS

Please note that by entering this event, you consent to official event photographers & videographers taking videos & images of you & the reproduction of the images & videos for publication & promotional use in the future.

PRESS ACCREDITATION

For press accreditation please contact info@bingleyweekender.co.uk

ACCESSIBLE GUEST INFORMATION

Accessible Guests (Registered Disabled)

  • Please purchase a General Admission ticket for the Accessible Guest (Registered Disabled)
  • Purchase the relevant age ticket
  • Once you have purchased your ticket, please email info@tokyolive.co.uk with your ticket reference number to register as an Accessible Guest
  • You will be sent an Access Request Form to complete, asking for more information about your circumstances
  • Please use this form to request a complimentary PA/Companion ticket by naming your companion on the form
  • Please use this form to request access to the viewing platform (limited numbers)
  • Please add any additional information that will help us prepare for your needs
If you have submitted an access request form and provided further details, please be assured that we have received your information and the name of your PA (where applicable) will be with the box office, where you can pick up your wristbands.

ABOUT
Bradford & Bingley RFC is located on Wagon Lane, Bingley, West Yorkshire. BD16 1LT. The site is made up of a combination of hard and soft ground. Weather conditions will affect the overall state of the ground. If you are a wheelchair user or have mobility issues, please be aware that the main terrain at the festival is grass, with some temporary trackway in certain areas.  In the event of mud, efforts will be made to keep the whole site as accessible as possible.

 

ACCESSIBLE VIEWING PLATFORM

We have a viewing platform available for wheelchair users and for people with mobility issues. 

TOILETS

There are a number of accessible portable toilets throughout the site and within the camping area.

ACCESSIBLE CAMPING 

Accessible camping is situated next to the Main Arena.  

The distance between the Accessible Campsite to the furthest destination in the arena is around 400 metres 

Blue badge parking is located just across the bridge from the festival site.

You can camp in the accessible camping area with other members of your party, subject to availability.

We can accommodate tents/trailer tents/ caravans and motorhomes. 

Parking for all camping guests will be in the car park, however, there is only a barrier between the car park and the campsite and we will have stewards available to assist.

Accessible camping has a number of larger accessible mobile toilet units.  Your own PA will need to provide any help with personal care.  

ACCESSIBLE PARKING

Parking is available for blue badge holders and people who may need that facility. It is located approx 100m from the Main Arena – This needs to be booked in advance so that we can manage numbers.  Please email info@tokyolive.co.uk

There is a Taxi drop off/pick up point near the school.

ARRIVAL GUIDE

Festival Site Opening Times:

FRIDAY: 3:00pm

SATURDAY: 12:00pm

SUNDAY: 12:00pm

Campsite Opening Times:

THURSDAY: 12:00pm

STEWARDS

Stewards are positioned throughout the festival site and will assist where they can. All stewards receive training on diversity and inclusion. 

MEDICAL SERVICES

Medical services will be on site in the first aid/welfare tent in the Main Arena throughout the festival. We have an ambulance and 4X4 response vehicle on site.

ASSISTANCE DOGS

Assistance dogs are welcome on site. Water bowls can be provided and will be signposted. 

STROBE LIGHTING

There will be flashing lights and sometimes lights shining directly on the audience.

SIGN LANGUAGE

This event is BSL interpreted. Interpreters will be on the Main Stage during each performance. 

We would like to thank AH Terp for their involvement.

STILL HAVE A QUESTION?

If your question hasn’t been answered by our FAQs, please contact us via email:

 INFO@BINGLEYWEEKENDER.CO.UK