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  • What is Rock N Roll Circus?
    Rock N Roll Circus is a multi-day festival mixing the best of live music with the best of circus entertainment. The show will be opened by hometown hero Richard Hawley on Thursday 29th August, pop queen Becky Hill will be headlining on Friday 30th August & Sheffield legends Milburn will take the stage on Saturday 31st August. They will be joined across the weekend by a stellar line up of artists including Peter Doherty, The K’s, The Divine Comedy, Joel Corry, The Coral, Cian Ducrot, Jake Bugg and so many more. As well as the brilliant line up, there are daily circus workshops (in case you didn't already want to join the circus!), a huge food and drinks village, multiple stages and so much more.
  • Where is Rock N Roll Circus?
    Rock N Roll Circus will be held at the Don Valley Bowl, Sheffield. The location of customer entrances will be communicated nearer the event.
  • What time does the event start?
    Gates times will vary per day, please keep an eye on announcements coming soon! There is a box office located near the entrance. Box office opens an hour before doors and closes at 9pm each night.
  • Is there an age policy?
    Rock N Roll Circus is a family event and open to all ages; under 14s must be accompanied by an adult and under 5s go free of charge with a full priced adult ticket (maximum 2 per ticket).
  • What CAN and CAN'T I bring?
    Can I bring my own alcohol? We do not permit any alcohol to be brought on to the site. We have a great selection and variety to purchase from ales to cocktails across various bars. Things you can bring: - Cameras, film or video equipment (lenses must be less than 6 inches) - Cigarettes for personal use Things you can’t bring: - Aerosols over 250ml - Air horns and megaphones - Alcohol for personal consumption - All gas canisters of any size - Animals (other than registered hearing dogs or guide dogs) - Any item which may be reasonably considered as a weapon, includes any items which may cause danger, offence or disruption to any other person - Audio recorders - Camping equipment - Cans - Chairs - Drones - Flags - Gazebos - Glass - Paper Lanterns - Fireworks or Flares
  • Can I bring my bag?
    If you are bringing a bag, it must be no bigger than an A4 size sheet of a paper otherwise it will not be permitted.
  • Is there food available at the venue?
    Yes, there are plenty of different food options available at the venue. The food options cater to all dietary requirements.
  • Do you have a lost property?
    If you have lost something at the festival, please send details to and we will endeavour to return it to you. We do not accept any liability for personal items taken into the Festival.
  • Community impact
    Rock N Roll Circus is committed to having as minimal impact as possible on the community and local residents in the vicinity of the Festival. If you are a local resident and want to contact the Festival to report a noise-related issue, or report a negative impact on your community then please don't hesitate to contact us on 0114 303 6725 (during event hours only) or via email on residents 'at' and or/
  • Do you have accessibility tickets?
    PA tickets must be applied for via our ticketing partner Gigantic here & all tickets and more information about the event will be emailed 1 week prior to the event. There will be an accessible viewing platform at the main stage. Please note that there will be a total capacity at each platform that will be allocated on a first come first served basis. There will be disabled toilets at every viewing platform as well as throughout the festival site. There will also be foldable chairs provided on the viewing platform. Rock N Roll Circus has an Access Team on site who will be in contact in the lead up to the show and on site across the weekend to support and help where required. As Rock N Roll Circus is a greenfield festival attendees will need to travel across grassy terrain to access the viewing platforms and other areas of the festival. Should we experience rain in the run-up to the event or on the day of the event the terrain could become muddy and harder to navigate, please come prepared for such conditions. If you have any specific questions surrounding access please contact
  • Traveling by car
    From the M1 motorway: Come off at junction 34 (Meadowhall), follows signs for Sheffield A6178, Attercliffe common it’s a straight road in and only one mile from the M1. Sheffield Arena is on your left, take the second left onto Coleridge Road.
  • Travelling by tram
    Travelling by Supertram from Sheffield City Centre: Catch the Yellow or Tram Train Route service to Meadowhall or Parkgate and get off at Arena/Olympic Legacy Park. A return ticket is £4. ​ Travelling by Supertram from Meadowhall: Catch the Yellow Route service to Middlewood and get off at Arena/Olympic Legacy Park. A single is £2 or a short distance return is £3.70. ​ Travelling by Supertram from Sheffield Station: Catch the Blue or Purple Route service to Fitzalan Square and cross to the opposite platform. Then catch the Yellow Route service to Meadowhall and get off at Arena/Olympic Legacy Park. A return ticket is £4.00. ​ Travelling by Supertram from Rotherham: Catch the Tram Train service from Parkgate or Rotherham Central station towards Sheffield Cathedral and get off at Arena/Olympic Legacy Park. A single is £2.00 or a short distance return is £3.70
  • Do you have parking?
    Yes, we have partnered with Utilita Arena to provide parking, more details can be found here
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