Tramlines 2020 is cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic - what to do with your tickets

Sheffield’s largest music festival Tramlines has been cancelled for 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, it has been confirmed.

Thursday, 7th May 2020, 9:50 pm

A spokesperson for the festival, which was due to take place between Friday July 31 and Sunday August 2 and headlined by Ian Brown, Catfish and the Bottlemen and Madness, announced the cancellation today.

A statement from the Tramlines team said: “Firstly, we want to share a heartfelt thank you from the whole team for your patience and messages of support while we work through this difficult situation, it really does mean the world to us.

“We’d also like to take this opportunity to offer our thanks for the continued dedication and hard work of all the NHS teams, key workers and volunteers in trying to combat this horrible pandemic.

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Reverand and the Makers on the mainstage at Hillsbrough for Tramlines 2019

“We would like to assure you that we have delved into all possible options to try and make this year’s Tramlines possible. However, unfortunately, after a full review with the relevant local authorities; and in the best interests and safety of our festival-goers, artists, staff, suppliers and the emergency services; we are truly sorry and heartbroken to confirm that Tramlines Festival will not be able to take place this year.

“Looking forward, Tramlines will now take place on the 23rd – 25th July 2021.”

Tickets and upgrades for this year’s festival will automatically be rolled over to 2021. This means that no further action is required from people who have tickets to this year’s festival who still want to go next year.

Those who are not able to go next year are able to claim a refund on entry tickets and upgrades.

The Tramlines team added: “We’re working closely with our ticketing partners and they will be in touch with instructions on the next steps within 7 days.

“We would like to thank you once again for continuing to support Tramlines and want to assure you we’re now putting everything into planning the best festival ever. Tramlines would be absolutely nothing without you and we can’t wait to see you in July 2021.

“For now, keep safe, keep healthy and look after each other.”