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Hello Sheffield!!

We’re very excited to welcome you to Sheffield’s biggest party! 🎉TRAMLINES 2022 is now just around the corner. Please take a minute to read everything you need to know about this year’s Festival.

Haven’t received your Tickets yet?

All lead bookers were contacted by Gigantic on 13th – 14th July entitled “Your Tramlines 2022 tickets are here!” If you can’t find your tickets please contact Gigantic Customer Services and they will be able to assist you. 

To speed up your entry we would love you to print your ticket and have it ready for scanning by our staff. Alternatively, please download your e-tickets to your phone. Please bring your ticket everyday to be scanned.


Do not purchase tickets from any unofficial channel such as ticket touts operating outside the event, these tickets will NOT be valid and you will be refused entry.



FRIDAY 23RD JULY – Gates open 12pm. Last Entry 7:30pm 

SATURDAY 24TH JULY – Gates open 12pm. Last Entry 7:30pm

SUNDAY 25TH JULY – Gates open 12pm. Last Entry 7:30pm

NB Last entry to queue 15mins prior to gates closing.


FRIDAY – 12:00m – 7:30pm

SATURDAY – 12:00pm – 7:30pm

SUNDAY – 12.00m – 7.30pm


Please use the below gates to enter and exit the festival:

Penistone Road Entrance
Hillsborough Park

Penistone Road


S6 2AN



Middlewood Road Entrance
Hillsborough Park

Middlewood Road


S6 4HA


We recommend that you arrive well before the time of the act you wish to see. 

To avoid queues we recommend you arrive as early as possible and as a minimum before the peak entry times below. We expect that peak entry times will be from 16:00 – 19:00 on Friday and 15:00 – 17:00 Saturday and Sunday.  


Please be aware that there is no readmission to Tramlines Festival after entry, so please plan ahead.

As with our previous editions, in line with our 2021 Gold Status award from Attitude is Everything, access customers will be able to make specific arrangements with the Access Manager should they need to leave and re-enter the festival. You can contact them by emailing: [email protected].

Those with unforeseen or emergency circumstances during the weekend should speak to staff at the Customer Service tent. The Customer Service Team will also make arrangements for parents who need to take children home and wish to return to site on their own later, or alternatively pick up their children from school and bring them into the festival.

Families don’t need to get in touch ahead of the event to make re-entry arrangements, however we do understand attendees may have queries so please get in touch on [email protected] and not through our access email address.

Please be aware, those permitted to re-enter the festival will be able to do so once per day, those who re-enter will be subject to the same entrance procedures as first arrival and will have to return to the festival before the gates close for all ticket holders at 19:30 each day.


  • TICKETS – Please print your e-tickets (printed or downloaded to your mobile phone) and bring them to the festival each day to be scanned.
  • CASH/CARD – All Bars and Official Merchandise vendors will be completely cashless and will only accept card or contactless payments. All Food Traders and Fairground rides will be accepting cash and card payments, there will be an ATM Machine at the Festival should you need to withdraw money.
  • ID – If you are under the age of 16 you will not be allowed entry into the festival without a responsible adult.
    To prove you are 16 or older you are able to bring a photocopy of your passport.
    We operate a strict ‘Challenge 25’ policy at all bars. Passport, Driver’s Licence, Validate UK or Citizen Card are accepted. Please note: Photocopies will not be accepted as a form of ID to purchase alcohol. 
  • REUSABLE WATER BOTTLE – Remember to keep hydrated. There are plenty of water points inside the festival. You are welcome to bring your own refillable water bottle , please make sure it is empty on your arrival to the Festival. Alternatively, you can bring a sealed 500ml water bottle.
  • SUITABLE CLOTHING – The weather is constantly changing. Please check the forecast and dress suitably for the weather.


  • BAGS – WE ADVISE YOU NOT TO BRING BAGS – If absolutely necessary ensure they are no larger than an A4 piece of paper. Please understand that bringing a bag will lead you to experience increased queueing time. Expect to be searched
  • FOOD/DRINK – No food or drink is permitted (with the exception of a sealed 500ml water bottle and baby food). There are bars and lots of food options including plenty for vegetarians, vegans, kids meals and the likes.
  • CHAIRS – Seats and chairs of any kind are not permitted into the festival. There will be plenty of seating inside the festival should you wish to sit down during the day. 
  • ALCOHOL – Please don’t bring any form of alcohol with you, any alcohol found will be confiscated at the gates. Drinking is not permitted in the queues.   
  • DRUGS – As with anywhere else in the UK, it is illegal to buy, sell or take drugs at Tramlines. We work with our security teams and South Yorkshire Police to prevent drugs entering the event. All drugs are potentially dangerous; there are no harmless drugs. The only way to avoid risks is not to take drugs at all. This also goes for psychoactive substances (formerly known as ‘legal highs’). If at the point of search anyone is found to be in possession of drugs, legal highs, pyros or weapons, our policy is that you will be refused entry and may be arrested. 

Please don’t ruin your Tramlines experience before it gets started. Ahead of the festival we are encouraging everyone to read through the great advice shared by Festival Safe.


The following items are not permitted to be taken into Tramlines and will be disposed of at the point of entry:

  • Controlled substances (including psychoactive substances)
  • Glass / aerosols / gas canisters / BBQs / weapons / sharp objects
  • Pyrotechnics / flares / fireworks / lasers / laser pens
  • Food / alcohol
  • Golf umbrellas / flags / chairs / camping equipment
  • Animals (with the exception of assistance dogs)
  • Large bags (no bags bigger than an A4 piece of paper)
  • Professional camera or video recording equipment (including SLRs and anything with a detachable lens)
  • No bikes / skateboards / scooters.
  • No megaphones / large amplification equipment / klaxons / air horns.


  • On Foot – The best way to get to Tramlines is on foot. We strongly advise against driving as we are expecting traffic congestion around Hillsborough Park.
  • Tram – Supertram will run Trams every 6 minutes from Sheffield City Centre to Hillsborough Park – it is then a 2-minute walk to the festival. Please note, the Hillsborough Park Stop will be closed after the show, you will have priority access to the Leppings Lane stop from within the park after the headliners have finished.
  • Download the Stagecoach Bus App for full timings and to buy your tickets before you travel! Visit for more travel information, and make sure you follow Supertram on Twitter for live service updates throughout the weekend @SCSupertram
  • Cycle –  If you choose to cycle, you can park your bike at our bike park accessible from the Penistone Road entrance, located near the Box Office!
  • Train –  If you are arriving into Sheffield by train you can get to the festival by taxi or bus. This will take approximately 15 mins.
  • Bus – If you’re travelling by bus please alight at the Hillsborough Park bus stop.
  • Taxi – if you need to use taxis we recommend our friends at City Taxi – download the City Taxi app here: or call 0114 239 3939. City Taxis will be able to pick up customers from Owlerton Stadium whilst black cabs will be operating from Hillsborough Leisure Centre. The Taxi pick up areas will be sign posted from the main site.
  • Parking – There is no on-site parking at the festival and there is strictly no parking on the surrounding residential roads. If you decide to drive, there are three ‘Official Tramlines Car Parks’ available to book below:

Sheffield College Hillsborough Campus – 15 min walk

Livesey Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 2ET

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Marlcliffe Primary School – 20 min walk
Marlcliffe Road, Sheffield S6 4AJ

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VIP Parking – Hillsborough Primary School – 5 min walk

Parkside Road, Sheffield S6 2AA

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More info on how to book parking can be found here:


NEW FOR 2022 – All bars will be completely cashless and will only accept card or contactless payments. 

We have a number of bars at the festival selling alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Tramlines operates a ‘Challenge 25’ policy. If you look under 25 please do not be offended if we ask you for proof of age when you buy alcohol. Please bring proof of ID to show you are over 18. 

We accept the following forms of Identification:

  • UK Passport 
  • Driver’s Licence or Provisional Licence

Plus the following cards (part of the PASS Scheme): 

  • CitizenCard

Please enjoy alcohol responsibly. Do not buy alcohol for persons under the age of 18, if you do so, you risk being ejected from the festival. 

The bars will stay open for up to 30 minutes after the headliners finish allowing you time to finish your drinks. 


We strongly advise you not to bring bags, If absolutely necessary ensure they are no larger than an A4 piece of paper. Please understand that bringing a bag will increase your queuing time. 

Please note: Bag searches are in operation for your safety. So please consider this and remember to be patient. The safety and security of our festival goers is our number one priority.    


Please protect your phones and belongings while at Tramlines. Phone thieves are known to target large scale music events. Keep your phone in a safe place such as a front pocket. Avoid back pockets or handbags that are easy to enter.

Protect your phone by enabling a pin lock and write down all details including IMEI number and any tracker details (such as activating find my iPhone)

Arrange a location to meet your friends if you do lose your phone. Please help us to keep yourselves and your property safe.


If you lose anything at the Festival, please visit the Customer Services tent to log your details/lost item. Our team will be able to reunite you with your property if it has been handed in. Please note, found items will be kept for 2 weeks after the festival, following this all items that can be, will be given to local charities. Any lost phones not reunited at the end of the festival will be handed to South Yorkshire Police. Please be alert and keep your belongings safe at all times.


Official Tramlines merchandise will be available at the festival, this will be located in the Main Arena. There will also be limited Artist Merchandise on sale too. If you have pre-ordered merchandise you will be able to collect it from the Merch stand.


Want to plan your festival weekend at Tramlines Festival before you arrive? Now you can.


The official Tramlines Festival 2022 mobile app is now available for download from the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store – it’s completely free! The app lets you access news and festival information, view the festival map, explore the Line-Up and most usefully plan your time at the festival.




We work very closely with South Yorkshire Police and members of the security services to ensure our security procedures are up to date and we are following best practice.

Please help us by reporting anything that doesn’t look right to you, you can report anything to a member of the police or to security staff at any time.


Tramlines is committed to creating a safe and inclusive festival for all to enjoy, regardless of gender, sexuality, race, age or ability.

It is our aim to ensure the ethos of Tramlines shines through for years to come and that’s why we are asking our festival goers to follow our values at all times.


  • Be considerate towards your fellow festival goers. Help each other to have a great time and feel comfortable by showing respect to the people around you.
  • Pace yourself and stay hydrated. Free water points are available across the site. Bring a refillable bottle, there are plenty of free water points available.
  • Look out for your friends. If you or they feel unwell, speak to a member of staff who can contact the medical team if required.
  • If you or a friend need to take some time out head on over to our Welfare team where there is a quiet Breakout Space to relax and take a breather.
  • Please respect our home at Hillsborough Park, pick up your litter and use the bins provided.


We are joining forces with UN Women UK this year to deliver ‘Safe Spaces Now’ at Tramlines. You can find out more information about the campaign here.

Our aim is to make Tramlines a safe and inclusive space that invites everyone – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, sexuality or ability to join the party at Hillsborough Park. Our fans and the community we have grown make Tramlines the festival it is today and we ask all festival goers to follow our festival ethos at all times. 

Trained UN Women UK ‘Guardian Angels’ will be easy to spot across the festival site wearing bright UN Women UK T-shirts. Our Guardian Angels are on hand to ensure that all festival goers feel supported by trained volunteers who can intervene safely or provide support in case of an incident. As active bystanders Guardian Angels are trained to approach situations in a non-inflammatory way and provide practical support linking to our on site welfare provision. You can visit the Safe Spaces Now tent located opposite the Medics and Welfare tent to find out more information about the campaign.


Tramlines will remain open at least 30 minutes after the headliners finish allowing you time for a final drink at the bar. This means there is no rush to leave and you can avoid the queues leaving the festival.

When leaving the festival, remember to listen to the instructions given by our security and stewards, they are there for your safety. 

Please also bear in mind that the Festival is in a residential area. Please be respectful of our neighbours and leave quietly and do not litter in the streets. 


As well as the app, keep up to date with all Tramlines Festival Information on Twitter by following @TramlinesInfo

We will use this channel to get all the latest Safety Information, Stage Times and Updates – including Traffic updates.

You can also follow our updates on Facebook and Twitter.


We can’t wait to see you all at Hillsborough Park! We hope you enjoy yourselves! Here’s to the weekend…

Love, Tramlines