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Festival Dates

Leeds Festival 2019 will take place on Thursday, 22nd – Sunday, 25th August 2019 at Bramham Park in Leeds.

Lost Property

To report lost property please visit Festival Angels Lost Property.

All reasonable attempts will be made to reunite lost items with their owners where possible (i.e. numbers will be called on phones, wallets with addresses contacted). After a period of 6 weeks, any unclaimed items will be donated to charity or in the case of passports, bank cards and driving licences, these will be returned to the correct bank, passport and DVLA office.

Age Restrictions

We welcome all ages to the festival. However, there are entry restrictions for under 16s and we do advise not bringing young children. Anyone 15 and under must be accompanied by a ticket holder over 18 years old at all times. Children under 13 years are admitted free. ID may be required upon entry to the event.

Please bring ID if you look under 21 years old and remember that legally there is no automatic right to be served alcohol. Service is always at the discretion of the licensee for whatever reason they decide, and the licensee is under no obligation to explain the reason.

Please bring the original document as you won’t be able to use a photocopied version. If you don’t have any of these, or don’t want to lose valuable documents on site, we suggest that you apply for a PASS approved ID, some of which are free to get.

Young Children

Whilst we do allow under 13s to attend for free, we do suggest that this event is not suitable for young children. If you do want to bring children along, although there is no ‘dedicated quiet campsite’ area, we recommend the Green campsite.

On entering the event, children will be given Tyvek wristbands which have a space on the inside for you to write your name and telephone number (as a parent or guardian). We can use this as a primary contact to reunite you. Replacements can be picked up at the Welfare Tent or the Information Points.

What you can and can’t bring

There will be no receipts issued for any confiscated/surrendered items. You may be searched at the entrances and upon exit from the festival site.

Item Campsite Arena
Aerosols over 250ml No No No No
Air horns and megaphones No No No No
Alcohol for personal consumption
18+ only. Alcohol in the possession of under 18s will be confiscated
Yes Yes (until 6pm on Sunday) No No
All gas canisters of any size (including nitrous oxide) No No No No
Animals
(other than registered hearing dogs or guide dogs)
No No No No
Any goods for unauthorised trading/with unauthorised Reading/Leeds Festival logos No No No No
Any items which may reasonably be considered for use as a weapon
includes any item which may cause danger, offence or disruption to any other person
No No No No
Audio recorders Yes Yes No No
Bags larger than A4 Size or equivalent (8.27"x11.69") Yes Yes No No
Camping equipment
includes cutlery, tin openers and multi-tools (Weekend Ticket holders only)
Yes Yes No No
Cans Yes Yes No No
Chairs Yes Yes No No
Paper Lanterns No No No No
Cigarettes for personal use Yes Yes Yes Yes
Disposable BBQs and permitted cooking stoves
Greenheat Base Camp Cooker, solid fuel stoves, Disposable BBQs, firelighters/firelighter stoves - Meth/trangia spirit stoves
Yes Yes No No
Drinks (we only allow 500ml sealed water/soft drinks into the arena) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Drones No No No No
Firewood Yes Yes No No
Fireworks or flares No No No No
Fitted gas canisters/cylinders in campervans Yes Yes No No
Flags Yes Yes No No
Food (for personal consumption only) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Gazebos Yes Yes No No
Glass No No No No