Love Saves the Day
General Information

Dates

Love Saves the Day 2014 is over the bank holiday weekend of the 24th & 25th of May in Castle Park in Bristol.

Search Policy:

At the entrance to the festival you may be searched for any items that can be used in an illegal or offensive manner. If found they will be confiscated. Any persons suspected of carrying out offensive and/or illegal activities on site will be searched and may be removed from the festival.

On our license it is a condition of entry that you allow yourself and your belongings to be searched by Security or Police. When you are entering the festival site and area they will carry out random searches. Please do not attempt to bring in illegal substances, upon finding any serious action will be taken.

Please DO NOT bring the following:

  • Anything considered to be an offensive weapon will not be permitted.
  • Fireworks, flares, laser pens or any laser equipment will not be permitted.
  • Animals are not permitted (with the exception of Guide Dogs)
  • Legal Highs
  • Aerosols

Tickets:

Love Saves the day 2014 will have 8 tiers going on sale.

  • Tier 1: £19.50
  • Tier 2: £25.00
  • Tier 3: £29.50
  • Tier 4: £35.00
  • Tier 5: £39.50
  • Tier 6: £49.50
  • Tier 7: £59.50
  • Tier 8: £69.50

Toilets:

Toilets are accessible from all over the festival site.

We all know that festival toilets can be unpleasant to use, so please help us by keeping them clean, it will be mutually beneficial. Always wash your hands after using the toilets although it is suggested to bring sanitizer and spare toilet roll if you are to be sure of having some for personal use.

Rubbish and Waste

Bins are provided throughout the festival, which are emptied during the course of the event. Please use the bins provided and not the floor to ensure a clean enjoyable day.

Valuables:

If you don’t need it – don’t bring it!

Ensure to carry money, credit cards, mobile phones, cameras and all other valuables with you at all times. If you think you have had an item of yours stolen, please g to the Welfare Tent as it may have been handed in before reporting the theft to the Police.

Remember to locate your nearest emergency exits for the day and follow any given instruction’s from the Stewards or Security. If you see any dangerous/antisocial behavior, remove yourself out of harms way and alert Security if they are not already in the immediate vicinity.

Food & Drink

Due to licensing restrictions you are not permitted to bring your own food and drink into the event. If you have specific dietary requirements we will allow certain cases with a doctors note.

Arena Admission Policy

All tented structures have a set capacity that, by law, we are not allowed to exceed. If there is a particular artist you are hoping to see at the event, make sure to check their performance time and head down early. We cannot guarantee admittance to these areas with closed off structures not being re-opened until after the act has finished.

If you cannot get access, we recommend enjoying a performance at an alternative stage.

Emergency Services.

There is a 12-hour medical centre and other first aid points with fully qualified staff. Please make yourself aware with these locations throughout the day. There are also trained welfare staff who are the to help with personal problems also available for 12-hours.

Full emergency services include:

  • Police
  • Ambulance
  • Fire Services

If you need any assistance DO NOT call 999 as we have everything needed on site. This could unnecessarily tie up services from a nearby town. There are an ample number of Stewards and Security on site who can be alerted to call upon for any emergency services or assistance necessary.

If you suspect somebody is unwell take him or her to the first aid tent. If in severe cases they are not moving, please do not attempt to move them and alert a Steward immediately who will call for the exact help needed. If you take any medication regularly remember to bring it with you and make your friends aware of any illness of allergies you may have.

Please remember to look after yourself and those around you, even fellow Love Saves the Day attendees you don’t know.

Site Address:

Castle Park,
Bristol,
BS1 3XD

Train: Bristol Temple Meads – 10 minute walk.

Coach drop off: Colston Hall – 10 minute walk

From the M1

  • Leave the M1 at junction 23a, then merge onto the A42
  • At Junction 11 continue forward onto the M42
  • Keep in right hand lanes then continue forward onto the M42
  • Keep in left hand lanes at junction 7a then continue forward
  • Continue forward at junction 3a
  • Keep in right hand lanes at junction 4a then continue forward to join the M5 motorway
  • Leave the M5 at junction 15, then join the M4 motorway
  • Leave the M4 at junction 19, then at roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the M32
  • Keep in right hand lane then at traffic signals continue forward onto the A4044
  • At St James Barton roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A38
  • Turn left onto Bridewell Street
  • Turn left onto Nelson Street
  • Turn right onto Fairfax Street
  • Turn right
  • Turn Right again
  • Arrive At Castle Park

From the M4 East Bound

  • Start out on the M4
  • Leave the M4 at junction 19, then at roundabout take the 2nd exit onto
  • Keep in right hand lane then at traffic signals continue forward onto
  • At St James Barton roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A38
  • Turn left onto Bridewell Street
  • Turn left onto Nelson Street
  • Turn right onto Fairfax Street
  • Turn right
  • Turn Right again
  • Arrive At Castle Park

From the South West

  • Continue onto the A374
  • At roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A379
  • Keep in left hand lane then continue forward onto the A374
  • At roundabout take the 3rd exit, then merge onto the A38
  • At Junction 31 continue forward onto the M5
  • Leave the M5 at junction 18, then join the M5 SPUR motorway
  • Branch left, then at Portway roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A4
  • Branch left, then merge onto the A4
  • Continue forward onto the A4
  • Bear right then immediately
  • Keep in left hand lane then continue forward
  • Continue forward onto the A4
  • At roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A4
  • Continue forward (one-way
  • Keep in right hand lane then at traffic signals turn right onto the A38
  • Keep in left hand lane then at traffic signals continue forward
  • Bear left onto Baldwin Street
  • At traffic signals turn left onto High Street, the M32, the A4044 (one-way)
  • Bear left onto Wine Street
  • Continue forward onto Newgate
  • Turn left
  • Turn right
  • Turn left again
Travel

Car Travel:

Travelling by public transport reduces pollution and gives you a chance to beat the queues. Please consider leaving your car at home. If you don’t fancy the train/tube or coach, you can always contact other people travelling to the festival on the car sharing website liftshare.com

Please ensure you refer to the directions listed in the Maps & Directions section if you do decide to travel by car.

Car Parking:

There is no on-site car parking at Love Saves The Day. The nearest car park to the festival is The Galleries, which is situated opposite Castle Park.

Please bare in mind that parking for a long period of time can be expensive.

For alternate options please visit www.bristol.gov.uk/page/car-parks-bristol for further parking enquiries.

Train Travel:

The closest station to Love Saves the Day is Bristol Temple Meads. For all information to and from please contact National Rail on 08457 48 49 50 or through their website at www.nationalrail.co.uk

Travel FAQs

I want to travel by rail to the festival, what is the nearest station?
The neareset station is Bristol Temple Meads - it is walking distance from the site only being 10 minutes away.
I am thinking of bringing a coach to the event. What are the incentives?
Please call Zeina on 07813 926858 or email zeina@lovesavestheday.org for further information.
I want to stay over for the night, are there any hotels near by?
There are various B&Bs and hotels available in the area. Please visit bedandbreakfasts.co.uk
FAQ

FAQs

What are the dates of the 2014 festival?
Love Saves the Day 2014 takes place on the 24th & 25th of May which is a bank holiday.
What are the opening and closing times of the festival site?
  • Box office opens 10am
  • VIP entrance opens 10:45am
  • Main entrance opens 11am
  • Bars open 11am
  • Music starts on the main stage at 11am
  • Smaller stages start at Midday
  • Box office closes 9pm
  • Last entrance 9pm
  • Curfew 11pm
  • Bars Close 10:30pm
Will I be able to withdraw cash on the festival site?
There are ATMs on site but there is a charge. Please withdraw what you need before entering the site.
Is there disabled access?
The whole site is accessible for disabled customers. Please call 0117 942 8260 for more details.
Will there be anywhere to sit down at Love Saves the Day?
There will be a chill-out area which will be covered on site in the event area.

Ticket FAQs

Are there any age restrictions?
Love Saves the Day is for people of all ages. An adult MUST accompany any person who is under the age of 18. Identification will be required and under-18s will be refused entry without an adult.
How should I purchase a ticket if I live outside of the UK?
You should still purchase your ticket through our website and follow the instructions given.
Where can I buy my tickets if I don't have credit/debit card?
Love Saves the Day sells tickets through a number of independent record and clothes shops from the beginning of March throughout Bristol. More details are available on the ticket page.
I am unable to attend but have already bought my ticket. Can I get a refund?
Unfortunately Love Saves the Day does not offer ANY refunds on tickets. Please note that tickets are NOT transferable.
Can I buy tickets on the day?
Yes, although it is strongly recommended that you purchase your ticket in advance. Love Saves the Day is expected to sell out this year faster than ever.
Where can I view all of the ticket Terms and Conditions?
All conditions of purchase can be viewed by clicking here.
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