Meadowhall Christmas Live 2018: These are the items you're banned from taking tonight

It's just a few hours until Meadowhall Christmas Live and it's safe to say everyone is very excited.Â

Thursday, 8th November 2018, 12:45 pm
Updated Thursday, 8th November 2018, 12:49 pm
Meadowhall Shopping Centre.

The '˜Ultimate Christmas Party' will kick off tonight with a star-studded line-up including Rak-Su, HRVY, M.O, Max George, Bang Bang Romeo and Tom Zanetti. 

Fans have been advised to get to the event arena as near to 4.30/5pm as possible to avoid the queues which may be large due to the increased security checks and measures. 

Meadowhall Shopping Centre.

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Thousands of fans are expected to descend on Meadowhall tonight and have been told to expect heightened security checks, including bag searches. 

As a result, Meadowhall have issued a list of the items you are banned from taking into the event. 

Banned items

- Backpacks, holdalls, luggage, oversized bags and cushions

- Glass, cans, aluminium bottles or thermoses of any kind including any liquid products which can be consumed

- Umbrellas

- Flammable liquids in any container

Laser pens/pointers

- Video cameras and professional cameras

- Laptop computers, Ipads and Go Pro's and Drones

- Knives or weapons of any kind

- Illegal drugs or substances

- Alcoholic beverages

- Signs, banners or flags on poles, staffs or selfie sticks

- Animals (except service animals to aid persons with disabilities)

- Air horns, whistles, cowbells or other noise-making distractions

- Projectiles (Frisbees, beach balls, footballs etc)

- Aerosol cans (hairspray, body spray, mace pepper spray etc)

- Fireworks, confetti or glitter bombs or sprays

- Balloons

- Use of wheeled footwear, skateboards

- Food / drinks

- Masks and helmets

- Large studs and chains

A Meadowhall spokesperson said: 'We reserve the right to confiscate anything else which we deem to ruin the enjoyment or viewing experience of others.

'Customers with accessible and medical requirements/equipment will be considered on an individual basis but are encouraged to contact Meadowhall in advance for ease of entry.'