Hello Southampton! We’re so excited for the third Common People Southampton festival. Big thanks to those of you who are returning, and a warm welcome to the newcomers experiencing their first ever Common People. We hope you all have an incredible time – Increase the Peace!
Here’s some handy stuff you need to know to make it an even better time for you and everyone else.
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Tickets feature a barcode that is unique to each ticket. This barcode will be scanned on entry to the festival to ensure you have a genuine ticket. Each barcode will only allow entry for one person. Please do not buy tickets from unauthorised outlets, as these tickets are liable to be fakes with duplicated barcodes that will not gain you entry to the festival. Please also avoid posting pictures of your tickets on social media as the barcodes can be copied.
If you have a Weekend ticket, please ensure you retain your ticket for both days as you will need this to enter the festival.
You are NOT allowed to bring in your own alcohol. There are fully licensed bars with cold drinks available for you. You cannot leave the site with alcohol.
Pick up your waste and bin it — Please respect the beautiful land you are staying on and help us keep the Common People site and the surrounding area clean and tidy all weekend long by throwing your rubbish into the bins provided. Please do your bit!
Recycle — Please put all cans and plastic bottles in the recycle bins.
Common People is a very safe place to be, but the following standard festival advice is worth taking in nonetheless… better safe than sorry!
We will have a welfare area at Common People in case you need some respite and there will also be an official meeting point too.
Be aware of your surroundings; remember that you are safer in a group. If you see anyone being aggressive to someone, let security know immediately – we don’t want people like this at Common People.
Look after your belongings – make sure you keep your mobile, iPod and wallet/purse safe and out of sight.
Activate the ‘Find My Phone’ app or similar on your smart phone before coming to the festival.
Cashpoints will be available on site.
Don’t leave your drink unattended – even soft drinks can be spiked. Remember, alcohol or drugs can affect your ability to make safe judgments. Drink in moderation to ensure you remain alert and aware of your surroundings.
If you see anything that concerns you or if you see anyone acting suspiciously please speak to the nearest police officer, security or steward – help us make Common People a safe and pleasant place to be.
There is an official Meeting Point in the park area outside The Hawthorns Cafe which is on the east side of the park.