Sheftival: WIN VIP tickets to Sheffield music and sport festival

X Factor champ: Joe McElderry tp perform on the Real Radio main stage at Sheftival. Photo: Dean Freema.
X Factor champ: Joe McElderry tp perform on the Real Radio main stage at Sheftival. Photo: Dean Freema.
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SHEFTIVAL next weekend - August 4 and 5 - is a star-studded music and sports festival in celebration of the Olympics and we have a gold medal of a prize.

Two lucky winners will each get a pair of money-can’t-buy VIP tickets, including a chance to party on a Buskers Barge.

The tickets allow access to VIP areas at Sheftival, a 25 acre site including Don Valley Stadium, the English Institute of Sport, iceSheffield and an area adjacent to the Real Radio main stage, in Don Valley Bowl.

Performing over August 4 and 5, are the Noisettes, Stooshe, Joe McElderry, Marcus Collins, Misha B, Lemar, Lawson, The Lightning Seeds and more, with eight stages, more than 1,000 performers, 25 sports, 80 bands, three markets, a huge fairground, gourmet food stalls, 12 bars, a giant bungee, free ice-skating and more.

Tickets are from £10, free for children under six.

Details at and visit Tickets also available from Sheffield Motorpoint Arena, in person, call 0114 256 5567 or book online at

MAP & TIMETABLE: Find out what is happening at Sheftival 2012 and when, including which stars are perfoming on Saturday and who is playing Sunday. For the official Sheftival map CLICK HERE and for the Sheftival timetable CLICK HERE.


For a chance to win one of our two pairs of VIP tickets, or one of 10 pairs of runner-up general tickets, enter our draw by July 31, 10am, at or by text.

Text STA(SPACE) followed by RED1(SPACE), followed by your name, house number and postcode and send to 61500. Texts cost £1 plus usual network rate.


For a separate chance to win one of five pairs of other general admission tickets follow digital editor Graham Walker on Twitter @GW1962 then tweet him with #StarCompS2.

Deadlines for all the above ticket prizes are Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 10am.

Usual SNL rules and data protection terms.

* Prize tickets will give entry for one day only - we have a mix of Saturday and Sunday tickets, but we cannot guarantee which day your pair of tickets will be for.

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