The festival entrance is located just beyond the Paradise Gates at the north side of the park. The nearest tube stations are Bermondsey and Canada Water. The postcode for Southwark Park is SE16 2FD.
Last entry for general admission ticket holders in 6pm. If you hold an early entry ticket or resident ticket then last entry is 2pm.
Those living in housing that borders the park are eligible for free tickets to the festival.
If you are lucky enough to hold an SE16 postcode, you are eligible to apply for £20 tickets. These are limited and will be sold on first come, first served basis. £20 tickets are capped at four per household.
Please contact email@example.com with proof of address to apply for Resident Tickets.
Date & Opening times
Saturday 5th August
RALLY is as an 18+ only licensed event.
A Challenge 25 policy will be in place at the gates so please bring ID.
No babies or children are allowed on site.
Drugs, other than prescription drugs (ID must match prescription)
Please don’t bring large bags of any description, we want to get you in quickly and safely without prolonged search times.
Folding chairs and selfie sticks
Glass of any kind
Food and drink (we have plenty inside)
Drones and unmanned aircraft
Professional filming equipment (handheld personal cameras are permitted)
Makeup and Sunscreen are permitted, you may be asked to test on yourself
We’re on a mission to make RALLY as inclusive as it can be. This includes making the information around accessibility as useful as possible. Here you’ll find everything you need to know about accessibility at RALLY. If you have any questions, please get in touch.
Access Information Contact: Daniel Lawson
If you prefer to speak over the phone or by any other means of communication, please email saying so and Daniel can contact you directly to arrange.
- RALLY is at Southwark Park, London on Saturday 5th May.
- There is step-free access into the site.
- The site is very flat and is approximately 0.07 km2
- If looking at google maps, the site is the northern area of Southwark Park where the Bowl Club and Bandstand is.
- The site is grass and flat and has hard string paths throughout.
- Companion/PA tickets available at no additional fee are available on request, please contact up on our access email address. We will not ask for evidence of accessibility requirements.
- There is one viewing platform at the mainstage.
- There are 3 other small stages, unfortunately these do not have viewing areas or platforms. Although we expect due to this being a first-year festival capacity to be very free on site.
- All accessible toilets have a code which can be given to you by a member of security who will be near the toilets. You can also get the code from the medical or welfare tents. We will also send this code out via email to ticket holders who have requested a free Companion/PA ticket.
- There is no venue-specific parking.
- The taxi drop-off point is 0.3 miles from the entrance.
- The entrance is at the northeast corner of the park, use the postcode SE16 2FD to see on the map
- Below shows the distances from the closest stations to the entrance and from the exit.
- Bermondsey (0.4 miles to entrance, 0.7 miles from exit)
- Rotherhithe (0.7 miles to entrance, 0.7 miles from exit)
- Canada Water (0.5 miles to entrance, 0.3 miles from exit)
- The nearest bus stops to the entrance to the festival are: Southwark Park Stop C and F)
- The nearest bus stops to the exit of the festival are: Hothfield Place Stop P and Surrey Quays Road Stop Y.
- The site is open on Saturday 5th May 2023 from 11.00 – 22:30
- The busiest times to arrive are between 14.00 and 17.00.
- The venue is accessible from the road onto a hard string path
- There is a dedicated accessible wide entry lane.
- The event site will be well sign posted and stewards in the local vicinity will be able to direct anyone who is finding it difficult to locate the entrance.
- When you arrive at the site please head to the main entrance, before the lanes there will be stewards who can help direct and escort you to the correct lane.
- If you have any access requirements to avoid crowds, please contact us and let the staff at the entrance know, they will be able to provide some assistance to escort you through the entrance.
- There are 4 toilet locations on site.
- Each toilet location has 1 accessible toilet.
- From each stage there are accessible toilets within a 25m to 50m range
Customers with Medical Requirements
- We welcome attendees who need to bring medicines, food or drink to manage a medical condition or medical equipment. Please let the security know at the entrance that you have this for medical reasons (food and drink is not allowed normally).
- Please contact us if you have any concerns.
- On site we have a medical tent for any incidents and emergencies. We also have a welfare tent and a safe space which has trained professionals who can deal with incidents such as anxiety attacks.
- Any of our security or staff will be able to direct you to these tents.
Access to Performance
- There are no services offered such as loops, intra red or mobile connect systems.
- We welcome assistance dogs, please just contact us in advance. We may ask for proof that any dog is registered with an organisation that is a member of Assistance Dogs UK.
- There is a spending location for assistance dogs at the welfare area
- There may be some strobe lighting at the event
- There are three main bars at the event. All bars have large print menus and lowered access points.
- If for any reason our accessibility information or services changes, we will notify ticket holders via email and update this page accordingly.
- Festival staff including SIA Security, stewards and the event management team will be briefed to work with attendees with access requirements in the event of a site evacuation. The event management team will work with attendees to cater for their needs should any other access related issues arise while on site.
RALLY and Don't Be A Creep are dedicated to creating a safe, harassment-free space for everyone regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, spiritual belief or religion.
To substantiate this zero tolerance policy, RALLY operates a wellbeing safeguarding strategy on site. There is a specialist security response team, a welfare security officer and a team of welfare professionals whose role is to secure everyone on site’s wellbeing.
Follow this process if you or anyone you see encounters an issue.
If something happens to you or you witness something go straight to the nearest security.
Security will radio the Response Team and our Welfare Security Officer who are equipped to deal with your issue.
If you can and wish to identify the individual responsible, our Response Team will pull them aside. If found to contravene our policy they will be ejected and banned from the festival.
Our designated Welfare Area is a safe, confidential and supportive space where you can stay as long as you like.