Festwich

Festwich

Festival

Location
St. Mary's Park
Date
Saturday 24 July 2021 to Sunday 25 July 2021
Impacted area(s)

Bury New Road, local roads around St Marys Park

The UK’s biggest tribute festival, Festwich, is returning for its 10th year with another host of acts set to perform.

The event takes place outdoors in St. Mary's Park from 11am to 10pm (7.30pm last entry) each day.

If you are planning on attending the event on any of the dates the information on this page should help you plan your journey.

Metrolink

The Metrolink is a great way to get to Festwich. The nearest Metrolink stops are Prestwich and Heaton Park on the Bury line.

If you are walking from either stop you can see the suggested walking route map here.

Tickets

Taking the family? Take advantage of the Metrolink family 1-day travelcard, which can be used to travel across the whole network for just £7.30 (allows 2 adults and 3 children to travel). Alternatively, you can buy a family weekend travelcard for just £9.50.

You can aviod the rush of queing at any of the busier tram stops on the day by touching-in to start all journeys and travel by tram with contactless cards and devices by using the smart readers. Find out more about Metrolink zones and contactless payments.

Keep up to date with the latest information on Metrolink by following @MCRMetrolink on Twitter.

Park and Ride

If you are travelling on the Bury line, there are a number of free Park and Ride sites for Metrolink customers:

  • Bury with 100 spaces (Angouleme Way, Bury, BL9 0AY)
  • Radcliffe with 369 spaces (Crook Street, Radcliffe, M26 2SU)
  • Whitefield with 208 spaces (Nuttall Avenue, Whitefield, M45 6QA)
  • Crumpsall with 46 spaces (Station Road, Crumpsall, M8 5EB)

You can find your nearest Park and Ride site here.

Bus

The following bus routes have bus stops close to the entrance of the park:

You can follow your local bus operator on Twitter for live updates when you are travelling on the day.

Walking and Cycling

If you live locally why not stretch those legs and walk to the event or for a quicker journey get on your bike!

Check out all your active travel options in your local area here.

Useful Links

For further information on Metrolink, please visit the TfGM website.