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FESTIVAL: Parklife

WHERE: Heaton Park, Manchester

WHEN:  June 2023


HOW TO BUY TICKETS - Not on sale yet -

You can purchase through the ticket agencies listed on the Parklife website. If you wish to bring a personal assistant please buy yourself a ticket and complete the online form to claim a claim their free space.

You need to provide proof of your disability and why you require to use the access facilities by providing evidence of either a DLA /PIP letter, Front page of Attendance Allowance letter, a photocopy of your Blue Badge, Recognised Assistance Dog ID card, evidence of being severely sight impaired or a letter from a medical professional confirming your requirements.

If you do not have any of these documents and still believe you should be entitled to a complimentary PA ticket please provide as much information on the application form.


Heaton Park has some sloping areas and there are no hard pathways on-site. There is a slope near the event entrances. All the stages are approx. 60 – 70 metres apart from each other.

You’ll find all the entrances accessible. The disabled car park will be within a 5 minute walking distance to an entrance and situated just off Sheepfoot Lane, M25 0DN.

If you are arriving by the Metrolink you are advised to jump off at Bowker Vale as this is the closest stop to the accessible entrance off Sheepfoot Lane. Please note the Heaton Park station will be closed when the festival ends on both days.

Taxi drivers are advised to drop off disabled passengers at the site car park located just off Sheepfoot Lane.

If you are arriving by bus and require an accessible entrance please follow the access signs from the North Gate (where the bus stops).

Coming by foot? Trek beyond the East entrance on Sheefoot Lane where you’ll find the accessible entrance.

Viewing platforms will be situated at the Main Stage, Temple Stage, Wave/ Drop the Mustard, Resident Advisor/ Bugged Out and Big Top / Sounds of the Near Future. You’ll find the platforms towards the back of the tents or in the case of the Main Stage and Temple Stage adjacent to the front of house.

Some performances may include strobe lights.

Medical services will be available on-site.

For further access information please contact the dedicated team via email at , phone: 0161 711 0017 or post: Access Officer, Ground Control, 3rd Floor, 14 Little Lever Street, Manchester M1 1HR


The first Parklife Weekender took place at Platt Fields Park, Rusholme in 2010. Due to popularity – the event now sees more than 70,000 a day – the site moved to Heaton Park.