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LAST ENTRY TIMES

Last entry times for all ticket holders are as below:

Friday: 20:00

Saturday: 20:00

Sunday: 19:00

Event Terms & Conditions

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Please click here for Wireless Festival Terms and Conditions.

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Please click here for Wireless Announcement Prize Promotion Notice.

Please click here for Wireless Newspaper Prize Promotion Notice.

WHAT YOU CAN AND CAN’T BRING

WHAT TO BRING / THINGS TO REMEMBER

  • Your ticket
  • Your Oyster, contactless card or travelcard
  • Your cash card / debit card / credit card. Wireless 2024 is cash free! Please keep it safe! All vendors will also accept mobile payment from both android and apple devices.
  • Check out the latest weather before you leave for the event
  • Bring clothes for any weather eventuality – hat, sunglasses, rainwear, warm clothing, Empty plastic bottles of any size are permitted, metal ones are not.
  • Bring ID if you look under 25 in order to be admitted to the festival. You will also need ID if you want to buy alcohol and look 21 or under.
  • Medication is allowed (if accompanied by doctors note / prescription or if it is recognisable) – If you need to bring medication with you, we recommend bringing a doctor’s note or a prescription for it if it is not easily recognisable. Please be understanding if we question what you’re bringing in as it is important to prevent drugs getting into the festival. Plus, tell your friends of any allergies you have. Medication is allowed (if accompanied by doctors note / prescription or if it is recognisable)
  • Photographic equipment is permitted provided that it is for personal non-commercial use only. Lenses must be less than 6 inches. **Please note, professional cameras and video / audio equipment are strictly prohibited.
  • Empty reusable plastic bottles (up to 500ml) are allowed however coffee cups must be empty (and there are no metal bottles permitted).

What you can and can’t bring

Please see below for list of items you cannot bring into the festival.

You are no longer permitted to bring soft drinks or water in the festival. You are permitted to bring empty plastic bottles up to 500ml in size to use at the refill points inside the festival. Metal bottles are not permitted.

Aerosols over 250ml

Air Horns / megaphones

Alcohol

All gas canisters of any size (including nitrous oxide)

Animals (other than registered hearing dogs or guide dogs)

Any goods for unauthorised trading with unauthorised logos

Anything that could reasonably be considered for use as a weapon including oversized lighters or any item which may cause danger, offence or disruption to any other person

Audio recorders

Bags larger than A4 size

Balloons

Blowtorches

Cameras, film or video equipment. Lenses must be less than 6 inches. **Please note, professional cameras and video / audio equipment are strictly prohibited.

Cans

Catapults

Chairs / stools / inflatable loungers / floor seating / shooting sticks

Chinese / sky lanterns / paper lanterns

Clothing/garments/items which promote cultural appropriation

Cooking apparatus / cutlery

Cool bags/boxes (large)

Disposable vapes – Do not bring single-use disposable vapes. They pollute the environment and incorrect disposal of these can be hazardous at waste centres.

Drinks of any size (sealed or unsealed)

Drones and other flying devices

Excessive amounts of food (i.e. more than for personal consumption)

Face covering(s) or balaclavas

Fireworks/pyrotechnics, flares/distress flares

Flags with poles

Food (small amounts for personal consumption permitted)

Gazebos and parasols

Gas cylinders/canisters

Glass bottles, jars, containers (including glass makeup and perfume bottles)

Liquids, gels or lotions (over 100ml)

Illegal Substances (drugs) and legal highs, herbal highs, new psychoactive substances and unidentifiable substances – including Nitrous Oxide

Laser pens

Megaphones

Metal drinking bottles

Nitrous oxide and any items associated with the taking of NPS and NOS (including but not limited to balloons, whipped cream dispensers, water crackers / CO2 dispensers)

Penknives

Perfume and make up (over 100ml)

Portable laser equipment and pens

Professional cameras including professional camera equipment (e.g., camera stand, lenses, and selfie sticks)

Selfie sticks

Skateboards and rollerblades, hover-boards, scooters, bicycles, and other personal motorized and non-motorized vehicles

Sound systems (including personal speakers)

Spray cans

Umbrellas **small/folding umbrellas are permitted**

Unauthorised professional film or video equipment, radios or walkie talkies

Unauthorized solicitation or marketing materials (e.g., handbills, flyers, stickers)

Unofficial tabards and reflective/high vis jackets

Weapons

THE BELOW ITEMS ARE ALLOWED HOWEVER MUST COMPLY WITH THE BELOW POINTS:

Empty reusable plastic bottles (up to 500ml) are allowed however coffee cups must be empty (and there are no metal bottles permitted)

Medication is allowed (if accompanied by doctors note / prescription or if it is recognisable)

Cigarettes for personal use are allowed. However excessive amounts of cigarettes (ie. more than for personal consumption) will be confiscated.

Cameras, film or video equipment. Lenses must be less than 6 inches. **Please note, professional cameras and video / audio equipment are strictly prohibited.

Identification (ID)

ENTERING THE FESTIVAL

If you look under 21, we may ask you to prove your age. If you’re under 16 attending with a parent / guardian, we may ask them to prove they’re 18 or over.

BUYING ALCOHOL AND TOBACCO

A challenge 21 policy will be in place for all alcohol and tobacco sales on site. If you look under 21, we will need ID from you or we cannot sell you a drink/tobacco.

The only accepted proof of age documents are:

  • A Passport (Not a photocopy)
  • Driving Licence
  • A Proof of Age Card bearing a PASS hologram
  • A Ministry of Defence identity card
  • A National identity card issued by an EU member state

Food & Drink

You can take snacks into the festival for your own consumption.

No drinks will be admitted on site. Empty reusable plastic bottles (up to 500ml) are allowed however coffee cups must be empty (and there are no metal bottles permitted).

Please don’t bring any alcohol, glass or metal containers/bottles of any sort.

Age Restrictions

Wireless Festival is not suitable for young children. Children under 5 (aged 4 or below) are not permitted.

Children under 16 years old (aged 5 -15) must be accompanied by a parent or guardian (18 or over) at all times and will need a full-price ticket.

If you’re 16 or older you can attend on your own, please bring ID with you.

We do not accept any parental or supervisory duty of care or liability for any under 18’s on site.

Bag Restrictions

Large bags are not permitted into the festival. There is no cloakroom or storage facilities for large bags.

Small bags are allowed into the festival with the dimensions W21cm x H30cm x D8cm (A4 Size).

Bags will be searched on entry to the event, to avoid lengthy queues we strongly advise that you do not bring a bag. We appreciate your cooperation and patience when entering the festival.

Bags must not be left at entrances or surrounding areas. Any items left will be removed and disposed of accordingly.

You will also be searched at the entrance to the event which may include a full-body pat-down and/or use of hand-held metal detectors. Any item(s), which may reasonably be considered for use as a weapon, or which may cause danger or disruption to any other persons at the event, will be confiscated.

Please allow plenty of time to get into the event, for event entry procedures, ticket checks and searches.

Persons suspected of carrying items that may be used in an offensive or dangerous manner, or carrying out illegal activities within the arena or other parts of the site may be searched at any time.

Lost Property

If you lose anything at Wireless, please go to the Lost Property tent as soon as possible to report/retrieve a missing item. Alternatively, if you have already left the festival, please contact fplostproperty@wavesltd.org who can help.

Please clearly describe the item you lost and provide your full contact details.

Pyro

Strobe lighting – pyrotechnics, lasers, smoke machines, strobe lighting/special effects may take place during some performances.
Information for specific 2024 info to be updated here in due course.