Y Not Festival

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FESTIVAL: Y Not Festival

WHERE: Pikehill, Derbyshire

WHEN:  28 - 31 July 2022

HEADLINERS: Courteeners, Blossoms, Stereophonics


People who require assistance at the festival can apply for a free PA wristband for their companion once they have purchased a standard ticket.

Once you have bought a standard ticket you can go ahead and complete the online Access Application Form where you’ll be asked to provide evidence you are eligible for a Personal Assistant Ticket. You will be asked to provide evidence of your disability by attaching a copy of either your…

Both sides of your Blue Badge, in date for the festival duration.

Confirmation letter showing receipt of the mobility component of PIP or DLA dated within the last 12 months.

Document of registration as severely sight impaired (blind).

Recognised Assistance Dog ID card

Valid Access Card

A letter from a Doctor or Medical Professional outlining your requirement for accessible facilities dated within the past 12 months.

If you require an accessible parking space please provide a copy of your Blue Badge

You can post your form & evidence (please do not send original paperwork) to…

Y Not Access Team


3 The Stables

Wilmslow Road

M20 5PG

You can also phone the access team on 0161 768 6341


The Access Car Park and Access Campsite will be a short walk from the main arena.

Viewing platforms will be situated at the Main Stage and in The Quarry.

Accessible toilets can be found around the site.

There will be a Mobiloo Changing Places facility with an accessible shower, height adjustable bench and a sterile unit in the Access Campsite.

You will find charging points for Electric Scooters and Wheelchairs in the Access Campsite.

There will be a fridge to store medication onsite.

If you wish to bring an assistance dog please let the festival team know in advance by emailing 


The festival evolved from a group of sixth form pupils from Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School in Ashbourne under the name ‘Big Gin’. Their first events saw a few local acts and a couple of DJs performing over a couple of nights.