Cheshire Fest 2020
– Festival Information (T&C's)
Opening Times & Days
Thursday 7th May – 5pm to 11pm – Cheshire Fest Presents Bongo’s Bingo (charity event)
Friday 8th May – 12pm to 11pm – Cheshire Fest ‘Best of British’
Saturday 9th May – 12pm to 11pm – Cheshire Fest ‘Decades of Dance’
Sunday 10th May – 12pm to 8pm – Paws & Play @ Cheshire Fest Family Day
Please note that visitors will be required to present a pre-purchased e-ticket, or physical paper ticket from our ticketing partner Skiddle at the main ticket gate in order to gain entry to the festival. If there are available spaces on any respective day, then guests may pay on the gate, however this is not advised and pre-purchase is always recommended.
We would like to point out that while ‘Adult’ tickets are for ages 16+ any minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.
We would also like to point out that the children’s entertainment and activity programme runs from 12pm to 6pm only. After this, families may stay on site to enjoy the evening as you wish.
Cheshire Fest reserves the right to refuse entry at any time and guests found in breach of terms and conditions will be subject to reasonable action by our staff.
In circumstances which fall out of the control of Cheshire Fest organisers, where the event may be subject to cancellation due to accident, emergency, riot, strike, epidemic, act of God, inclement weather or any other force majeure event or occurrence - then ticket holders will be informed in advance and may or may not be entitled to a full, or partial refund depending on the reason for cancellation.
In circumstances where artists who are booked to perform at the festival are unable to adhere to their contracted performance through proven sickness, travel issues or other - then Cheshire Fest will bear no responsibility for refunds to ticket holders.
Cheshire Fest is a family-friendly festival and as an organisation, we’re committed to behaving responsibly by minimising the impact of events on our gorgeous green environment and on local communities. But we need your help to achieve this too! Here’s a list of important points to be aware of in order to enjoy a great day out…
• Please make sure that you use any festival bins, recycling bins and street bins both on and off the festival site for all rubbish. Please do not litter at any time, especially plastic waste. Someone has to pick it up!
• Visitors will be subject to bag and person searches by security personnel at ticket gates. Attendees are not permitted to bring alcohol, illegal substances, glass items or any offensive items on site – these will be taken away and disposed by security, stewards or event staff at their discretion, in order to maintain a safe environment for all guests.
• You will not be permitted to take alcohol on or off-site at any time for licensing reasons and all festivals bars will be subject to Challenge 25 policies – so please bring photo ID as proof of D.O.B. if you do intend to have a drink.
• Ticket buyers must present a valid e-ticket at the ticket gate on arrival, either on your mobile phone or printed on paper. Visitors who present a used e-ticket will be risk being refused entry or required to pay a walk-up entrance fee – young people under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
• Photography and videography will be taken on site and by entering the main ticket gate, you will provide express permission for images to be taken, recorded and used by the festival. If you require exemption from this for sensitive reasons, or you just don’t want to be captured – please let our Event Manager know on site by bringing up with a member of our staff.
• Cheshire Fest does not accept responsibility for any lost or stolen items, or damage to personal property while attending the festival. To report items of lost property, please seek out event stewards or security personnel who will record your contact information and report it to the Event Management Team.
• To report lost children or vulnerable adults during the event, please seek out a member of staff immediately to co-ordinate a site search, response process and/or public address.
• In the event of injury or medical emergency, please seek out event staff who will report to the Event Management Team and co-ordinate medical responders and paramedics.
• Cheshire Fest does not accept responsibility for managing food allergy risks, so please ensure that proper care is taken when ordering refreshments from trading concession holders.
• Please exit the event site by respecting local residents at all times, keeping noise to a minimum – especially after 8pm. Parking in surrounding residential areas and on Grove Lane itself is not permitted and may be penalised by local authority parking wardens.
Address – Manchester Rugby Club, Grove Lane, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 7NB
You may access directions to the festival site on Google Maps here: https://goo.gl/maps/V7k31Kz9MU9dySov9 Please travel to the event using public transport, on foot or by car-pooling where possible.
General Parking will be available at an allocated zone at the rear of the event site, on a first come first served basis. This is a charged-for service at a cost of £5 per car. You can access the parking field by driving down Spath Lane East, off Grove Lane and this will be clearly sign-posted with event stewards on hand to assist. Disabled parking will be located at the the official car park is limited to 50 vehicles on a first-come-first-served basis - a valid Blue Badge must be presented on arrival to the gate.
Most of all, enjoy a fantastic weekend of family entertainment and fun, we’ll see you all there!