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A guide to Newark Festival - Everything you need to know

By Connor Thompson

Thousands of people from near and far are expected to attend Newark Festival, which starts Friday night and ends on Sunday evening.

Hit-makers Sigma, Razorlight, The Feeling, Lightning Seeds and Becky Hill are among the names featuring at this years three-day festival.

There is no on-site parking, except for blue badge holder parking, which can be found on Tolney Lane.

For those wanting to park, the usual pay and display car-parks around the town will be available, though the festival organisers suggest using alternative travel arrangements, such as the buses and trains.

One of the cheapest pay and display car park locations is the Lorry Park, Newark, NG24 1DG and costs £5.

Cars left overnight must be removed by 10am the following day.

For those using public transport, East Midlands trains are running extended late train services all weekend for the festival.

No food, bottles, cans or cardboard container drinks are allowed to be taken into the festival, however, there are food outlets once within the site.

Strictly no glass or alcohol is allowed to be taken onto the site, though, there is a bar once in the premises. Anyone who appears to be under 25 will be asked to present a valid form of ID when purchasing alcohol.

Those with special dietary requirements should visit the box office at the entrance to the grounds before entering ­— all drinks must be sealed or in a clear through container.

Professional cameras, video cameras or audio recording devices are not allowed to be taken into the festival.

Fireworks, sparklers, lasers, and Chinese lanterns are also prohibited, along with chairs and blankets.

Gates open at 5pm at Riverside Park, Newark.

Read more from The Feeling and Sigma ahead of the festival here.

For more information visit https://www.newarkfestival.co.uk/contact


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