Wireless Festival main stage with fireworks
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FESTIVAL: Wireless

WHERE AND WHEN: Outdoor at NEC, Birmingham  / Finsbury Park, London - July 2023


HOW TO BUY ACCESS TICKETS - Not on sale yet -

If you are not registered on the Festival Republic Access database you must provide evidence of one of the following to claim a complimentary Personal Assistance ticket or a request to use the accessible facilities.

  • DLA/PIP or equivalent
  • Medical professionals letter
  • D/deaf or blind registration
  • Nimbus Access Card

Complimentary PA tickets can be requested by completing the Access Requirements application form.

Complimentary/ PA tickets are issued on the basis the holder will assist their companion around the site and help them leave the ground in the event of an evacuation.

After you have purchased a standard ticket please complete the Access Requirement application form and provide proof of your disability.


There is no accessible parking at any of the sites.

By completing the Access Requirements application form you can request to use the following facilities…

  • Wheelchair Accessible Viewing Platform
  • Complimentary PA ticket
  • Accessible toilets

There will be an accessible entrance where you can meet the Access team.

There will be a Changes Places Unit (HDU) onsite with a grab rail, electric hoist, adult sized changing bed, running water, large bin and hook. Please bring your own slings.

Accessible toilets will be located at the viewing platforms.

The viewing platforms operate a plus 1 PA service due to limited capacity.

If you need to bring medication please provide proof of a doctor’s note or prescription. Medication can be stored in the medical tent.

Please note some performances may include smoke machines, strobe lights, fireworks and other effects.

The accessible facilities cannot cater for temporary impairments such as broken bones, recent injuries and pregnant women.

Please note the event takes place on mixture of grass and hard standing pathways, the Access Viewing Platforms will not be undercover.

For more information please use the contact methods below.

  • Post: Access Team Festival Republic, 30 St John Street, London, EC1M 4AY
  • Email:  
  • Phone: 0207 009 3490/ 0207 009 3487 – This phone line can only deal with Disabled Access Customer enquiries.


Drake has pulled out of Wireless on two separate occasions. The first time was in 2010 and again in 2014 (due to illness). The rapper made up for his absence in 2015 when he headlined the event on two separate days to celebrate the festivals tenth anniversary.