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Kilimanjaro Live welcomes disabled festival goers and takes all reasonable measures to assist with their attendance and enjoyment of the event. At the same time, the festival takes place in the open countryside and guests with accessibility needs should be aware that the main arena, car park and surrounding areas are, naturally, fairly uneven and may be difficult to navigate. Stewards will be available, subject to peak movements, to assist disabled guests in getting into the main arena.

Accessible toilets are provided on site.

There is no covered viewing platform at this event, but there is a wheelchair platform reserved for wheelchair users. However, if disabled guests find that there are specific problems resulting from their disability, please contact one of the stewards who will be happy to do everything possible to help you.

Please note disabled tickets need to be arranged ahead of time and not on the day of the event.

Getting here

Address – Delapre Park, London Road, Northampton, NN4 8AR

By car

Premium Parking:

Premium Parking is available to book here. Parking is priced per car and is located a short 2 minute walk from the event entrance. The entrance for this car park will be at Delapré Abbey and will be signposted on the day.
Cars are not permitted to be left in the car park overnight.

Blue Badge parking will be available next to the event entrance. There is no charge for this, but spaces are limited and offered on a first come first served basis. Please bring your blue badge to access the car park.

There is limited free parking available in University of Northampton car park 4. This is accessed from New South Bridge Road. As space is limited, this is offered on a first come first served basis.
Details of other Council parking areas in the town can be found online..


Other Car Parking:

Details of other Council parking areas in the town can be found online here: https://www.westnorthants.gov.uk/car-parks-west-northamptonshire/council-car-parks-northampton-town

Pick up drop off points

The pickup/drop off point is situated in University of Northampton car park 1, accessed from University Drive.

The Taxi pickup/drop off point is on London Road.

Public Transport:
The location is also within easy reach by bus. There is a bus stop at the entrance to Delapré Abbey on London Road (A508) with various routes stopping regularly including 7, 33, 88, X6 and X7.


Northampton Railway Station is only a 30 minute walk or 10 minute drive away. Trains arrive from London Euston and Birmingham New Street at least once an hour and there are taxi points directly outside the station.

FAQ + Important info

The gates open at 12pm, we recommend that you get here early, so that you don’t miss any of the action! Last entry will be 9.30pm.

The festival finishes at 10:30pm.

There will be parking available, including Blue Badge parking. More info on this soon.

No under 5’s and under 16s to be accompanied by an adult. Any children attending must hold a valid ticket for entry.

Please keep your children close and be aware that amplified noise presents a danger to vulnerable hearing, so we would strongly recommend that you bring hearing protection for your children.  

Tickets for our events should only be purchased from authorised sellers. They can be booked securely through this website, links posted by us on our social media pages and from Gigantic Tickets.


Tickets will NOT be available on the gate.

Please note this is a no re-entry event. Re-entry to the festival is not permitted.

If you have a medical condition that may cause you to need to leave and re-enter the festival site, you will be required to provide a medical exemption card or evidence from your doctors of this.

Please speak immediately to the nearest member of staff, ideally someone in the security or stewarding team but most staff members are able to raise an alert.

We have a wide variety of catering on offer, including a large BBQ, Indian, Mexican and Chinese. Unfortunately, we can not allow alcohol to be brought in to, or out of the arena (a range of premium alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be on sale from our bars).

Due to licensing restrictions, you are not permitted to bring alcohol into the arena. There is a wide range of premium alcoholic (and non-alcoholic) drinks available for purchase from our bars.

There are no ATMs on site at this event. All bars accept card payments only.

You are allowed to bring soft drinks/water with you (of not more than 500ml per bottle), as long as these are unopened/sealed when you arrive. Anything considered open will be confiscated on the gate. Camel packs (or similar) are not permitted. You may bring along a reusable water bottle. Please note there will be free water points inside the arena so you can refill any empty water bottle throughout the day.

We’ve got great news – You are welcome to bring your own food picnic to the event.

Please do not bring any glass items such as salsa jars or sharp cutlery such as bread knives or skewers.

You can bring your own picnic and chairs into the main arena but security may ask you to move them to the perimeter of the arena if they are causing an obstruction.

Chairs and picnic tables are not allowed in the area between the sound desk and the front of the stage.


Please allow extra time for search lanes before the event start time.


Small tents (up to a height of 1m) are permitted into the main arena, however, security may ask you to move them to the perimeter of the arena if they are causing any obstruction. Gazebo’s and larger tents are not permitted on site.


No alcohol, glass or sharp objects (including picnic cutlery) are permitted to be brought into the event and all guests will be subject to a brief search on entry as part of our security policy.

Due to safety concerns, barbecues of any type are prohibited anywhere on the festival site.

For health and safety reasons we do not permit animals into the festival, except registered assistance dogs. Please send us a message here if you are planning on bringing your assistance dog

Drugs Policy

Kilimanjaro Live has a zero tolerance policy on the use of, or the dealing in, illegal drugs on site, including legal highs. Drug enforcement laws are applicable on this site and SIA security is on site to deal with drug offences in accordance with national guidelines. If you deal in drugs, you will be arrested. Neither anti-social nor illegal behaviour shall be tolerated, and participants shall leave themselves liable for evictions from the site and possible prosecution.


Experimenting with drugs can lead to adverse reaction. If you do take drugs and you become ill, depressed or frightened, please ask a steward to direct you to our on-site welfare centre which can help and support you.


You may be searched at the entrance. Any items which the organisers consider may be used in an illegal or offensive manner will be confiscated.