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In order to make the Firework Events as safe as possible for all attendees, staff, and the local community, we will require anyone entering the event to present one of the following:

  • Proof of a negative lateral flow test, shown in either the NHS App or Covid Pass Service, NHS result email or SMS, taken within 48 hours of the event. LFD tests are free and available from most pharmacies and collection points run by community organisations, like libraries.
  • Proof of double vaccination - If you have an exemption from vaccines or tests, please see the NHS website guidance.

If you have not been double vaccinated it is your responsibility to take a lateral flow test and upload the results no more than 48 hours before arriving at the festival. Without this, admission will be denied.

We would like to remind people that public transport maintains wearing a mask as a condition of travel.

Q: How do I prove I have had my two doses of vaccination?
A: You need to use the NHS COVID-19 pass.

Q: I have not had a double vaccination and need to get an NHS LFD test to do at home before the event. How do I do this?
A: You can either pick up a packet of free tests from all local pharmacies and some collection points run by community organisations, like libraries. You can use this tool to find the closest place to pick up your free tests.

Q: I have had a positive PCR test within the last 180 days and have been advised not to take any further tests until the 180 days is complete.
A: This is covered by the NHS App and will show proof of natural immunity shown by a positive PCR test result for COVID-19, lasting for 180 days from the date of the positive test and following completion of the self-isolation period.

Q: I am exempt from being vaccinated or tested. What should I do?
A: The NHS offers guidance for this which our staff will be briefed on and can be found.

Q: How do I report the test?
A: You can either report online or over the phone on 119 (0300 303 2713 in Scotland). Once you have reported the test, the NHS will send you the proof as an SMS and an email for you to show at the event.

Q: How do I get the NHS app to show the NHS Covid Pass?
A: Information can be found on the NHS app.

Q: You didn't tell us these conditions of entry so you need to refund us.
A: Our ticket terms have always stated in the Conditions of entry, that we will be adhering to the laws or guidance at the time of the event and that Lateral Flow Tests may be part of those conditions. Conditions have to be accepted to purchase tickets.

Q: Do we need to do our NHS LFD test before coming to the event?
A: Yes. Unless you have your NHS Covid Pass app, or are exempt from vaccines or tests, you will need to do your LFD test at home before you arrive at the event as you will be turned away to get one before being admitted.

Q: Do the COVID-19 rules for fireworks applied to children too?
A: The rules apply to people who are 11+