Festival Information

When is Neighbourhood Festival?

Saturday 1st October 2022

12pm is the first set time and the curfew is 11pm (full set times to be released closer to the time of the festival)

Who is on the line-up for Neighbourhood Festival?

You can find out all the artists playing here.

Where can I buy tickets?

The official ticket agents for Neighbourhood Festival are:

Gigs & Tours
SEE Tickets

How can I make an accessible booking?

We provide a 2 for 1 ticket scheme to those individuals who cannot enjoy the festival without bringing a Personal Assistant. Accessible ticket types will be available to purchase here and a PA ticket will automatically be added to the booking.

Please note that once you have booked your accessible ticket, you will be emailed with a proof of disability request.

Please note, venue facilities and access can vary, we recommend visiting individual venue sites for further information.

I have a question about my tickets. Who can help?

Please contact the website you booked your tickets via, who will be able to help with any queries about tickets. Please note, tickets may not be available until up to 1 week prior to the festival taking place.

What is the age restriction?

Each venue operates their own age restrictions, please visit the individual venue sites to check this. Please note that the festival is 14+ (some venues have an accompaniment policy, and some may be 18+ always check ahead before coming). No refunds will be given for incorrectly booked tickets.

Neighbourhood Festival’s policy on drugs and alcohol

Neighbourhood operates a zero-tolerance policy on drugs.

We reserve the right to refuse entry if we feel that you are drunk and/or under the influence of drugs, and no ticket refunds will be issued.

Illegal and antisocial behaviour will not be tolerated and will lead to ejection from the event without a refund.

If you are lucky enough to look under 25 you will be asked for I.D to purchase alcohol. The venue reserves the right to refuse service. Acceptable ID includes photographic driving licence, British passport, or photographic identification bearing the “PASS” logo and the person’s date of birth.

It is an offence to attempt to purchase alcohol if you are under the age of 18.


Each venue operates their own bag policy/entry restrictions, please check individual venue sites ahead of the festival.

Why do my favourite artists clash on different stages?

It is inevitable there may be some clashes, due to all positions being filled and there being more than one venue.

Please note that as a festival, the lineup and set times are subject to change

What time does the first artist/band start

12pm, set times will be available closer to the time of the festival. Please keep an eye here on our website and our social media pages for further festival updates!

Does my festival wristband gain me access to all venues?

Yes – Your wristband gains access to all stages, venue capacities are based on first come first serve so please arrive early for specific acts.

Wristband Collection Hub

Venue details for wristband exchange will be announced closer to the date of the Festival.  It will open at 10am on the day of the festival so you have plenty of time to collect before the festival starts at midday.

Getting To The Festival

We will post a full venue map a few days ahead of the festival and there will be printed maps available on the day of the event. Most venues will be situated around Oxford Road, if you’re travelling by train/bus/taxi that will be the best destination to head towards.

Manchester Oxford Rd Station (0.1 miles)

Closest Tram stop: St Peters Square (0.4 miles)

Manchester Piccadilly Station (0.7 miles)

Manchester Shudehill Bus Station (0.9 miles)

Manchester Victoria Station (1.0 miles)

Manchester Airport (8 miles)

How does the festival work?

You collect your wristband from our designated box office collection point (tbc, your ticket agent will email you this info closer to the festival).

There will be a list of participating venues and artists with set times published before the festival.

You then just turn up with your wristband! Venue capacities are based on first come, first served basis so we recommend arriving early to avoid disappointment.

Can I play at your festival

Thanks for your interest! Please note, we are not accepting any artist submissions. Keep an eye on our info page here and our social media pages for any future opps.

Can I get a press pass

Please fill in this form to apply for press accreditation. Due to the high volume of applications received, we are unable to guarantee a follow up response.