FAQ | Irlam Live 2017


What are the dates, the themes and who’s playing Irlam Live 2017?
See the Line-up page for confirmed dates, themes and full line-up of the bands and singers. Line-up

What tickets are available and what are the admission prices for Irlam Live 2017?
You can buy individual day tickets,  weekend tickets or VIP weekend tickets. There are discounts for under 16s and under 5s go free. If you want to do Irlam Live in style, the VIP Weekend Tickets and DAY VIP UPGRADES are  now available.

Day eTicket £35 – tickets now available get tickets
All Weekend eTicket £90 – tickets now available get tickets
All Weekend VIP eTicket £140 tickets now available get tickets
DAY VIP UPGRADE £20 tickets now available get tickets

What do the VIP tickets include?
The VIP experience is available as a weekend ticket and recently made available as a DAY VIP UPGRADE. It includes express check-in, exclusive prestige bar area with a great view overlooking the stage, private serviced loos, table service, undercover and out door seating areas with tables, plus a festival survival goody bag for each VIP guest.

What time does the festival open and close each day?
Gates open 4pm on the Friday, first band on the main stage at 6pm. Gates open at noon on the Saturday and the Sunday with the first bands on the main stage at 2pm. Entertainment is scheduled to finish at 9pm each night. The curfew for event noise is 9:30pm.

Is there anything happening after the festival at other local venues?
Several local venues are hosting events around the festival. More details will be available soon.

Is food and drink available at the festival?
Yes, we are working with some of the best food and drink vendors in the UK for Irlam Live. New for 2017, we have branded draught beers, Kingsland’s wine emporium and Fentimans Botanically Brewed Beverages to name a few. Prices have been considered to help make sure that we can all enjoy the festival.

Can I bring my own food and drink into the festival site?
No food or drink can be brought onto the festival site. There will be a wide variety of food stalls onsite offering a great range including organic, vegetarian and vegan options. There are three large bars selling alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. You must be over 18 years to purchase alcohol and the bars will run a Challenge 21 policy – ID may be required.

People with medical conditions such as diabetes, food allergies and intolerances should email our Special Needs Team access@irlamlive.co.uk for more info.

Are there CASH MACHINES on the festival site?
There will be NO Cash Machines on site, but the bars do take card payments.

How many people are you expecting?
We are licensed for up to 5,000 people per day, which will make for an awesome atmosphere.

Can we pay at the gate on the day?
If there are any tickets left, you will be able to buy tickets on the day. But best to secure your place with a ticket.

What is the best way to travel to Irlam Live 2017?
We highly recommend the use of public transport. Irlam has great transport links with regular buses stopping close to the festival entrance and a newly refurbished train station 10 minutes walk away.
For full travel information click here

Are children allowed to come to the festival?
Yes. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult and must have a valid child ticket. These are available at a discounted rate from our tickets page. Under 5s go free and do not require a ticket.

Where can I stay during the festival?
Although there are no hotels within walking distance of the festival there are several nearby which are either on bus routes or close enough to travel to the site by taxi.
Click here to view Premier Inn hotels within travelling distance of the site. If you would like further advice or recommendations please email info@irlamlive.co.uk

Can I camp at Irlam Live 2017?
No. There is no camping on site.

Are camping/folding chairs allowed onto the festival site?
Yes, but there is a 30m radius of the stage where camping/folding chairs are strictly off limits.

Are umbrellas allowed onto the festival site?
Yes, but only small umbrellas that fold down to fit in a handbag. Strictly nothing larger like golf, fishing umbrellas or parasols.

Are gazebos allowed onto the festival site?
No gazebos of any shape or form can be brought onto the site.

Is there anything I can’t bring into the festival site with me?
For a full list of conditions of entry please click here

I’ve lost my tickets, what should I do?
Please email info@irlamlive.co.uk

I don’t have a printer at home. How can I print my tickets?
Most libraries have printing facilities available. We recommend printing a spare copy of your ticket just in case you lose or damage the first copy.

Do you have a disabled viewing area or access point?
Yes, we have worked very closely with Attitude is Everything and put together a factsheet so everyone can enjoy Irlam Live. Please click here to find out more information.

I have a question that isn’t answered here. Who should I contact?
Please email info@irlamlive.co.uk. We aim to respond to all queries within one working day.


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