Let’s Rock Norwich! 2017: Everything you need to know about the big day

The stage being built at Earlham Park ready for Saturday's Let's Rock Norwich! retro music festival.

The stage being built at Earlham Park ready for Saturday's Let's Rock Norwich! retro music festival. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

It is only days away from the first ever Let's Rock Norwich! music festival which will see stars from the 1980s perform at Earlham Park.

Musical Kim Wilde who is appearing at Let's Rock Norwich! The Retro Festival at Earlham Park in Norw

Musical Kim Wilde who is appearing at Let's Rock Norwich! The Retro Festival at Earlham Park in Norwich on June 24, 2017. Picture: Nikolaj Georgiew. - Credit: Nikolaj Georgiew

From where to buy tickets, public transport and what items revellers can and cannot bring onto the site on Saturday, June 24 - below is useful information for all festival-goers.

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Tickets

Tickets can not be bought on the gate and can only be bought online by visiting www.letsrocknorwich.com. People will also be able to buy posh toilet tickets as well as family and VIP passes. For all ticket inquiries email customerservices@gigantic.com or call 0115 8077900.

Tony Hadley who is headlining Let's Rock Norwich! The Retro Festival at Earlham Park in Norwich on J

Tony Hadley who is headlining Let's Rock Norwich! The Retro Festival at Earlham Park in Norwich on June 24, 2017. Pictured is Tony Hadley. Picture: Let's Rock Norwich! The Retro Festival. - Credit: supplied by Let's Rock Norwich!

Festival times

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The gates open at 10am. Organisers recommend people arrive early for bag and security checks. The festival starts at noon and finishes no later than 10.30pm. Festival-goers will be issued with a wristband which allows them to leave and re-enter the site.

Transport and car parking

There is no car park at Earlham Park. People should use the local park and ride service.

There will vbe car parking spaces for disabled blue badge holders.

Park and Ride information

Park and ride spaces will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

A return ticket is £5 per person and a single ticket from the event to either park and ride site at Costessey and County Hall will cost £3.

Tickets can be bought on the bus or in advance on the Konectbus m ticket app.

The Costessey park and ride blue service will run from Long Lane, Norwich, NR9 3LX.

The first bus leaves Costessey at 9.30am and the final bus from the University of East Anglia (UEA), close to Earlham Park, for Costessey leaves at 11.45pm.

Other park and ride services will run from County Hall at Martineau Lane, Norwich, NR1 2DH, on the yellow line.

The first bus will leave County Hall at 9.30am and the final bus from the UEA for Martineau Lane leaves at 11.50pm.

Both bus services will run every 10 minutes in peak times and every 30 minutes during off peak times.

Food and drink

There will be a variety of food and drink on sale on the day. People can also bring in their own picnics, including picnic tables and chairs.

Alcohol cannot be brought on to or taken off the site. Soft drinks and water can be brought on to the site as long as the containers are unopened and no more than 500ml. Anything considered open will be confiscated on the gate. Camel packs (or similar) are not permitted.

Forbidden items

As well as alcohol, no glass or sharp objects (including picnic cutlery), and barbecues are not allowed on to the event.

Drugs, including legal highs, are also not allowed.

Dogs policy

Dogs are not permitted anywhere on the site, with the exception of guide dogs.

Gazebo/tent rules

Small tents (up to a height of 1m) are permitted into the main arena, however, security may ask owners to move them to the arena perimeter if they are causing an obstruction. Gazebos and larger tents are not allowed on site.

Refunds

All Let's Rock Norwich! tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Local residents' noise concerns hotline

Anyone who has concerns over noise levels should call 07391 538604.

Disabled guests

The main arena and surrounding areas are fairly uneven and may be difficult to navigate but Let's Rock Norwich! stewards will be available, subject to peak movements, to help disabled guests get on to the main arena.

Disabled toilets are provided on site.

There is no covered viewing platform but there is a small area reserved for disabled guests.

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