FAQs | This is Tomorrow Festival
Where is This Is Tomorrow Festival?

This Is Tomorrow festival is held in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne. The address is:
Exhibition Park,
Claremont Road,
Newcastle Upon Tyne,

When is This Is Tomorrow?

This Is Tomorrow will take place on the following dates:

  • Friday 26-May 2023
  • Saturday 27-May 2023
  • Sunday 28-May 2023
What time does the festival open?
  • Friday: 15:00
  • Saturday and Sunday: 13:00
    Entertainment will begin when the doors open.
What time does the festival end?

The event will finish at approximately 23:00.

I have lost an item / had an item confiscated upon entry at the festival, who can I contact?

For all items that may have been lost or confiscated upon entry, please contact:  lostproperty@thisistomorrowfestival.co.uk

Please specify in as much detail as possible the item that has been lost / confiscated. Ensure to bring ID upon collection.

Can I purchase tickets on the door?

If the event has not sold out, tickets will be available to purchase on the door.

Day tickets are available to purchase online up until the day prior the desired event.

Do you have COVID-19 entry requirements?
We all have a responsibility to follow government guidelines to reduce the spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19).

It is important that you do not attend This Is Tomorrow Festival if you are displaying any Covid-19 related symptoms. These are:

  • A high temperature
  • A new continuous cough
  • A loss or change to your sense of smell or taste

You can check your symptoms on the NHS website here: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/symptoms/

 –  If you have any symptoms it is advised to get a PCR test as soon as possible.

We strongly suggest that you take an NHS Rapid Lateral flow test prior to attending the event. NHS Rapid lateral flow tests can be ordered online and for free via the Gov.uk website here: https://www.gov.uk/order-coronavirus-rapid-lateral-flow-tests and are available (also for free) from participating health care providers (such as your local chemist).

If your test result is positive, it is advised to get a PCR test and you must not attend the Festival.

Please stay at home if you are feeling unwell or if you have been informed to self-isolate in the previous 10 days.

Can children attend the festival?

The festival is a 14+ event. Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Accessible / Disabled Guest Information
  • Accessible guests are required to purchase a regular festival ticket (to the day/weekend of their choice). If you are applying for a free PA ticket, please do not purchase a ticket for your PA. 
  • Once you have purchased a ticket please contact, ticketing@thisistomorrowfestival.co.uk with your booking reference number and ‘evidence of eligibility and ask to be added to the accessible guestlist. You may also want to request a free PA/Carers ticket.
  • For all other accessible enquiries please email access@thisistomorrowfestival.co.uk
  • Driving – Please use the ‘Artist & Production’ Entrance, located over the flyover off Claremont Road and use the accessible parking area. If you require a map please email access@thisistomorrowfestival.co.uk
  • On Foot – Please use the main entrance gate and, if required a steward will assist you to the viewing platform.
  • Don’t forget your tickets. Tickets will be scanned either at the main gate or at the accessible parking area.
  • Weekend ticket holders will be given a wristband.
  • Doors open on Friday at 15:00, Sat & Sun at 13:00.
This is Tomorrow Festival is held at Exhibition Park, Newcastle. The land is a mix of woodland and park with grass and some uneven ground. There is a tarmac road running from the accessible parking area to the viewing platform and there are other tarmac areas within the site, but it is mainly grass.
Please note: The weather will impact on ground conditions so wherever possible, please consider what preparation you may need to make.
The following need to be pre-booked using the ‘access form‘ 
  • Viewing Platform
A viewing platform is located in front of the main stage. In order to gain access to the viewing platform, please tick the box on the access form.
Please note: The accessibility tickets are available to guests with permanent disabilities as a priority, we’re afraid broken bones, recent injuries/operations, elderly and pregnant people do not qualify, but we will do our best to accommodate you, if there is availability.
Can I play at the festival?

Please check back later in the year for applications for This Is Tomorrow 2023.

I’m a Trader and would like to be part of This Is Tomorrow, who do I contact?

NON-FOOD TRADER: Application Form

FOOD TRADER: Application Form

Please contact info@thisistomorrowfestival.co.uk if you are interested in being a Trader at This Is Tomorrow and are having issues with the application form.

Which brands of lager, cider and wine are there?

We have a fantastic selection of alcohol available to purchase across the festival site, from real ales to cocktails across various bars.

Can I bring my own alcohol?

We do not permit any alcohol to be brought to the site. We have the finest and fantastic selection available to purchase, from real ales to cocktails across various bars at the festival, you’ll be well catered for!

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