Sheffield is about to explode into one massive music celebration with the return of Tramlines Festival.
Tramlines, the UK’s biggest inner-city music festival, will turn the city into a vibrant music festival site this weekend.
With open-air stages, late nightclubs, impromptu street performances and repurposed spaces dotted throughout the city, it’s easy to become overwhelmed.
But luckily, organisers have compiled all the vital information attendees need for a safe and successful festival experience.
Full weekend Tramlines tickets are still available while stocks last. Due to popular demand there are a limited number of day tickets available along with Saturday night tickets for £20.
To book tickets, visit: tramlines.gigantic.com
Tramlines tickets must be exchanged for a wristband before entry to any venue or stage. Wristbands can only be issued from the wristband exchange point that was selected at the time of booking.
All tickets bought from Party for the People, Ticket Arena, Skiddle or Festiticket and all Carers Passes can only be collected from Sheffield City Hall.
All physical tickets must be exchanged at Sheffield City Hall.
Wristbands can only be collected in person. People cannot collect wristbands on behalf of anyone else.
You will have to wear your wristband. Day wristbands do not need to be collected on the specific day of the ticket.
For more ticket and wristband information, visit www.tramlines.org.uk/information
Opening times for the three wristband exchanges:
City Hall: Thursday – 4pm-9pm; Friday – 12pm-11pm; Saturday – 11am-11pm; Sunday – 12pm-5pm
Ponderosa, Main Stage: Friday – 4pm-9.30pm; Saturday – 11am-9.30pm; Sunday – 12pm-8pm
Folk Forest: Saturday – 11.30am-7pm; Sunday – 11.30am-7pm
There is no parking available at the Main Stage, Ponderosa Park, and any cars found illegally parked will be towed.
Organisers recommend that attendees use the Supertram, who have produced a festival explorer day ticket for £3 that allows unlimited travel within the festival area – city centre to Nunnery Square, Granville Road and Infirmary Road.
These tickets can be purchased from the wristband exchange points.
Attendees driving into Sheffield from out of town are advised to use the Supertram’s Park and Ride scheme.
Visit www.supertram.com for more details on Tramlines services.
The Main Stage at Ponderosa Park is a short walk from the city centre. There is a clearly signposted route from the city centre and from the Shalesmoor tram stop.
Tramlines have produced a handy video that shows the entire walking route that can be viewed here - tramlines.org.uk/news/safe-walking-route/
Use this hashtag on Twitter to find out which venues have reached capacity. As always, if you’re keen to see a particular artist, make sure you leave plenty of time to into the stage or venue.
Tweeters can also use the #DiscoverTramlines hashtag to get your face on the giant screens on the main stage.
All performance times can be found on our website at www.tramlines.org.uk/lineup
Free programmes can be found at the wristband exchanges or you can view it online here by visiting: www.tramlines.org.uk/programme/
To check on any cancellations or changes in performance times, visit: www.tramlines.org.uk/latest
Staying safe at Tramlines is important. Make sure you keep hydrated with plenty of water and bring suitable clothes for wet weather.
Tramlines has a zero tolerance policy towards illegal drugs and ‘legal highs’ with CCTV surveillance operated in the main stage.
The main stage is located in a residential area and organisers ask people to make sure that this is respected when leaving, particularly at night.
Tramlines also operate a zero tolerance towards discrimination of any kind. If people experience or witness something that they feel is inappropriate, they are advised to alert a steward or on-site security guard.
But the most important infromation for attendees is – HAVE FUN!!!
For up-to- the-minute information about Tramlines 2016 and for more info on the artists playing visit www.tramlines.org.uk or follow Tramlines on Twitter @tramlines
Weekend tickets at £42 plus booking fee can be purchased from tramlines.gigantic.com/
Under 12s go free; see the website for more details.
Dizzee Rascal / Catfish and the Bottlemen / George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic / Jurassic 5 / Kelis / Basement / Big Narstie / Craig Charles / Crazy P Soundsystem / The Crookes / The Dandy Warhols / David Rodigan / Dawn Penn / DJ Hype &IC3 / Dub Phizix &DRS / Eliza and the Bear / The Enemy / Everly Pregnant Brothers / Field Music / Gaz Coombes / Goldie / Hinds / Inheaven / Jack Dat / Jane Weaver / Kate Jackson / Kiko Bun / Leon Vynehall / Little Comets / Little Simz / Machinedrum & Ragga Twins / Mica Levi (DJ) / Marika Hackman / Medlar / Moon Duo / The Mouse Outfit / Mr Scruff &MC Kwasi / My Nu Leng & Dread MC / Mystery Jets / Norman Jay MBE / Nordic Giants / Novelist / Paranoid London / Public Service Broadcasting / Quantic / Robert Hood Presents Floorplan / Skream / Steve Davis (DJ) / Teleman / Toddla T Takeover / Young Fathers / Agbeko / All We Are / Andy H / Amy Becker / ArcTanGent DJs / Ardyn / Arnivore / Aztec Doll / Banana Hill / Bang Bang Romeo / Beaty Heart / Bernard and Edith / Big Eyes Family Players / The Black Lagoons / Blessa / Blood Sport / Bluewave / Boddika / Capo Lee / Caroline Francess / Cervo / C Duncan / Clay / Coco / Cowtown / Daniel Whitehouse / Dan Mangan / Da Rico / Deep Space Orchestra / Dego / Denham Audio / Denis Sulta / Dialects / DMK / Ekkah / Emily May / Emma Crowder / Es.Q / exmagician / Fleetmac Wood / FOES / Frazer / Future Wildstyle / FYI Chris / Gett Off / Global Roots / Soundsystem / Ginger Tom / Goat Head / Gramercy Park / Gwenno / High Hazels / Holly Macve / Holy Esque / Hot Diamond Aces / The Hot Soles / Jasper James / Jayskilatah / Jim Ghedi &Toby Hay / JVC / K.O.G & The Zongo Brigade / King Capisce / Smiling Ivy / Kuenta i Tambu / Last Japan / Laura J Martin / LEVELZ / Living Body / Loam / Logan Sama / LOR / Lo Shea / Lusts / Madam X / Marquis / Hawkes / Matrixxman / Meilyr Jones / Miles From Kinshasa / Mt Wolf / Mumdance B2B / Pinch / Napoleon IIIrd / NARCS / Nice Like Rice / North Adolescence / Pareidolia / Pedram / Perc / Pixx / Plenty Vibes / P Money / Pure Bathing Culture / Randall / Real Talk / Reflector / Rev. Austin / Revolver 50 th Anniversary Performance / Rita Maia / Roseau / Rukhsana Merrise / Rye Wax / Saif Mode / Scuba / Silver Wilson / Sir Spyro / Sly & the Family Drone / The SSS / The Stars Band / Souljam / Ste Roberts / Sticky Blood / Suited & Booted Dancehall Brotherz / Sundara Karma / Thomas Truax / Throws / Tom Trago / Toucans / Trash / True Fiction / Unit 3 / Velocity Brown & the Hotrods / Yndi Halda / Zed Bias B2B Paleman / Zuzu