Slam Dunk Festival 2021: Entry Terms & Conditions

The Promoter of Slam Dunk Festival 2021 is Slam Dunk Ltd.

1.    The Promoter reserves the right to update or amend the Entry Terms & Conditions as required

2.    Admission for all persons by valid Festival ticket or wristband only

3.    Tickets and wristbands are non-transferable for profit / gain and non-refundable except in the instance of event cancellation. Wristbands once removed are invalidated

4.    The Promoter reserves the right to make alterations to the published performance schedules and line-up. The Promoter does not accept liability for any personal compensation claims for a cancelled event, performance or part thereof

5.    To access the Festival, all ticket-holders aged eleven years or older must provide evidence of either a full course of a UK-provided coronavirus vaccination, or a negative NHS Rapid Test antigen test via by one of the following means:

a) NHS App with a valid NHS COVID Pass through one of the following methods:
- Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination course received at least 14 days before your arrival; or
- Proof of a negative NHS COVID-19 Lateral Flow Device (LFD) taken within 48 hours of your arrival; or
- Proof of natural immunity based upon a positive PCR test taken within 180 days of the performance, including 10 days self-isolation following the result; or

- Exemption through taking part in a UK Gov. approved vaccine trial

Please note:

- we will NOT accept a text message of your negative Rapid Test result unless you are a child aged 11-15 or 16-18 without access to the NHS App

- we will NOT accept vaccine cards issued at vaccination centres as proof of vaccination

b) For attendees who are not resident in England, evidence of a negative test result is accepted through obtaining an NHS Rapid Test kit and uploading the result via the UK Gov. website, after which an SMS or email is provided. Only a valid negative result is accepted and this must be shown to staff on entry

NOTE: As the ability to prove a complete course of the Corinavirus vaccination improves, wherever possible we will add additional recognised methods; the Festival website will be updated accordingly.

6.    Slam Dunk Festival is an all ages event.  Children under 14 years of age (aged 5-13) must be accompanied by a parent or guardian (18 or over) at all times and will need to purchase a full-price ticket.  If you are bringing a child under the age of 5 you will need to book a free ticket when making your order.  A maximum of TWO children under the age of 14 can be accompanied by any ONE adult.  Slam Dunk Festival does not accept any parental or supervisory duty of care of liability for any under 18’s on site.

7.    Searching is a condition of entry to protect your safety and that of other visitors. We may conduct security searches of clothing, bags and other items, at our reasonable discretion, including on entry and exit. Metal detectors and / or wanding may be in use

8.    All customers consent to having their belongings searched and a physical pat-down by a registered SIA holding member of staff on entry or re-entry

9.    The Promoter reserves the right to refuse admission or eject any persons for anti-social or threatening behaviour, actions likely to cause damage or injury, any person causing nuisance to others or failing to comply with the reasonable request of the management, or those that are intoxicated through alcohol or illegal substances. Any refusal to cooperate, or the use of abusive, threatening or discriminatory remarks; including comments relating to weapons or explosives will result in entry being refused

10.    The Festival has a Zero Tolerance approach to issues of race, gender or sexual harassment and will refuse admission, eject or refer on to further agencies as appropriate

11.    Any refusal to cooperate with search or other entry processes, including comments relating to weapons or explosives, will result in entry being refused

12.    Pass-outs are permitted however you will be subject to standard entry terms & may be searched on re-admittance

13.    The use of illegal substances including new psychoactive substances (NPS) or similar is strictly forbidden. Any persons found in possession of illegal or illicit substances will be ejected and substances seized. Medicines must be accompanied by valid prescription or prescribing information such as a dispensing chemist label

14.    A check 25 age verification policy will be in operation for the sale or supply of alcohol. The Promoters reserve the right to refuse to serve alcohol to those that are intoxicated, or are likely to become intoxicated if further alcohol is served

15.    No food or drink is permitted to be brought into the Festival from areas external to the event site.
NB: Should you need to bring an item of food or drink with you due to medical or religious requirements, please contact the Promoter prior to arrival

16.    The Promoters take no responsibility for lost possessions &/or prohibited items. Prohibited items include:
•    Glass Bottles
•    Cans
•    Flasks
•    Cool boxes & hampers
•    Flags/banners
•    Helium balloons
•    Sharp/large rings
•    Flares and firework, smoke grenades, airhorns
•    Bags larger than A3 size (30cm x 42cm x 19cm)
•    Laser Pointers/Pens and Glow Sticks
•    Sharp objects, any items that could potentially be used as a weapon
•    Audio or Video Recording Devices such as personal computers, laptops, iPads and tablets
•    Selfie Sticks, Go-Pros or similar devices
•    Large umbrellas, parasols, tents, gazebos
•    Any chairs including collapsible, or any other item of furniture
•    Skate board, roller skates, bicycles, hover boards
•    Balls, frisbees, kites
•    Barbecues
•    Lanterns or anything that can be lit with a naked flame
•    Drones or other UAV devices

Prohibited items will be removed, confiscated and destroyed on entry. Confiscated items may be available for return post-event at some locations however please check with security

17.    No animals will be permitted with the exception of registered assistance dogs

18.    The sale of unauthorised merchandise is prohibited

19.    Please follow any direction/instruction given by event safety stewards

20.    Throughout the Festival, areas of the event site may reach their individual capacity in which case the Promoter reserves the right to prevent access. Advance planning and early arrival at stage locations is recommended

21.    CCTV is in operation with images recorded for the purpose of crime prevention and public safety. All incidents of crime and disorder will be reported to the police

22.    The Festival event site is a licensed premise. Please note when you leave the Festival you are entering an alcohol-free zone where no alcohol is permitted, or you could be liable for a fine

23.    Smoking – including electronic cigarettes, is only permitted in outdoor areas. Electronic cigarettes must not be used within any of the tented areas at the Festival

24.    Please be courteous to our neighbours when leaving the Festival, don’t drop litter & keep noise to a minimum 

25.    WARNING: Repeated and prolonged exposure to amplified sound may cause hearing damage. Strobe lighting and other special effects may be used throughout the Festival


1.    Recreational photography of family, friends and/or scenic views of the Festival is permitted other than where other persons attending the Festival can be clearly identified as the main focus. Please therefore be respectful to other people’s privacy at all times or you may be challenged and asked to stop and/or leave

2.    Photography/filming/recording for professional/commercial use is not permitted without prior written authorisation or media Festival accreditation from the Promoter

3.    All persons entering the Festival event site consent to any photography/filming/recording as arranged by the organiser for possible future transmission/publication or promotional purposes

4.    No tripods or other large photography/film equipment may be used, unless by those with written authorisation or media Festival accreditation from the promoter