It’s one of Bristol’s most popular festivals and it’s returning this weekend with a huge lineup and an even bigger capacity – yes, Love Saves The Day is back.
The multi-genre festival, which first took place at Castle Park in 2012, will see around 50,000 people descend upon Clifton Downs to enjoy a weekend packed full of music, good times and (hopefully) great weather.
Aside from checking out when artists are playing and making sure there are no horrible clashes, one of the most important aspects of any good festival preparation is making sure you know exactly what you can and can’t take.
Rules on what you can and can’t take in differ from festival to festival – and with security expected to be tight on the day, Love Saves The Day has revealed exactly which items festival-goers will not be able to take with them on the weekend.
It goes without saying that drugs are strictly prohibited at the festival, with organisers stating anyone found to be carrying illicit items will have them confiscated and may be removed from the festival and handed over to the police.
Below is everything you need to know about entry conditions at the two-day festival, which takes place on September 4 and 5.
Love Saves The Day entry conditions
Last entry to this event is 8pm on both days of the festival. There is no re-entry.
Organisers state that admission is at “ticket holder’s own risk,” adding they will not be held liable for any loss or damages sustained at the event including damage, theft or losses to property or motor vehicles, if the cause is “due to the negligence of the ticket holder or the actions of other patrons or third parties or force majeure”.
For the safety of customers and staff, security will be conducting “stringent searches” at the gate. Anyone found to be carrying illicit items will have them confiscated, and may be removed from the festival and handed over to the police where necessary.
Do not attempt to bring any of the following items inside the festival:
Fireworks, laser pens, or flares
Alcohol, illicit drugs, or legal highs including nitrous oxides
Animals (with the exception of guide dogs)
Hi-vis waistcoats, jackets or vests
Bicycles or scooters
Food / drink / cool boxes / picnic hampers
Pens or paint
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (aka drones)
Any form of seating other than wheelchairs
Anything which could be considered an offensive weapon or could cause danger or nuisance
The festival cannot take responsibility for any item retained by security at the gates – these items will be disposed of. To reduce waiting times at the gate, only bring necessary items with you to the event.
Is there an age restriction?
Yes, Love Saves the Day 2021 is a strictly over 18s event.
The festival operates a challenge 25 policy at all of its bars, so if you appear to be under 25 you will also be asked for ID when purchasing a drink.
LSTD will accept the following forms of identification:
- A passport
- A European Union photocard driving licence
- A Ministry of Defence Form 90 (Defence Identity Card)
- A photographic identity card bearing the national Proof of Age Standards Scheme (PASS) hologram
- A national identity card issued by a European Union member state (other than the United Kingdom), Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein or Switzerland
- A Biometric Immigration Document
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