There will be no receipts issued for any confiscated/surrendered items. You may be searched at the entrances and upon exit from the festival site.
Surrendering of banned items
There are certain items that will not be permitted on our site for safety and/or commercial reasons, but which are generally lawful off site. Our ticket conditions and conditions of entry will show these items as banned on our site.
If you bring these items to site, you will have to surrender them. No receipts will be given, the property will be destroyed. You will not get them back so please do not bring them in the first place.
|Aerosols over 250ml||No||No|
|Air horns and megaphones||No||No|
|Alcohol for personal consumption
18+ only. Alcohol in the possession of under 18s will be confiscated
|Yes (until 6pm on Sunday)||No|
|All gas canisters of any size (including nitrous oxide)||No||No|
(other than registered hearing dogs or guide dogs)
|Any goods for unauthorised trading/with unauthorised Reading/Leeds Festival logos||No||No|
|Any items which may reasonably be considered for use as a weapon
includes any item which may cause danger, offence or disruption to any other person
|Bags larger than A4 size (8.27"x11.69")||Yes||No|
|Cameras, film or video equipment
Lenses must be less than 6 inches
includes cutlery, tin openers and multi-tools (Weekend Ticket holders only)
|Cigarettes for personal use||Yes||Yes|
|Disposable BBQs and permitted cooking stoves
Greenheat Base Camp Cooker, solid fuel stoves, Disposable BBQs, firelighters/firelighter stoves - Meth/trangia spirit stoves
We only allow sealed soft drinks under 500ml, as well as empty reusable plastic bottles of any size into the Arena. Please refill your empty plastic bottles at the water points inside the Arena for free.
|Fireworks or flares||No||No|
|Fitted gas canisters/cylinders in campervans||Yes||No|
|Food (for personal consumption only)||Yes||Yes|
|Metal Drinks Bottles
Please refill your empty plastic bottles at the water points inside the Arena for free