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RALLY is a one day festival inspired by DIY culture and grassroots movements, celebrating London's music and arts communities.

Getting here

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.

E-Bikes
A dedicated area will be agreed within Southwark Park for E-bike users to park and hire bikes from. Users will not be able to park E-Bikes within a pre-determined exclusion zone around the park to keep pathways free for pedestrians. Please follow instructions on your E-Bike’s mobile app and signage upon arrival to Southwark Park.

E-Bikes will not be available for hire from this location at the end of the event.


Cyclists
We will provide a dedicated parking zone with lockable facilities for anyone wanting to attend the festival via their own bicycle. This will be located close to the event entrance. Please follow signage and guidance from our steward as you enter the park. Bikes are left at the owner's risk.

Access from public transport

  • Southwark Park is a short walk from Rotherhithe, Canada Water, Surrey Quays & Bermondsey Stations, which are accessible via Overground and Jubilee lines. The event entrance is located at the north of the park.

Taxi

Taxi and Uber pick up and drop off is located on Carriage Drive, London SE16 2ET.

Entry times

Last entry for general admission ticket holders in 6pm. If you hold an early entry ticket or resident ticket, last entry is 2pm.

Resident Tickets

If you would like to attend RALLY, discounted tickets are available to local residents within the Bermondsey area. Some free tickets are also available to residents directly bordering the north side of the park, which will be available via ballot.

Discount Residents Tickets:

Community Tickets for RALLY 2024 are now available to apply for.

Discounted Residents Tickets (£20+bf) will be issued on a first come first served basis to those eligible within our Bermondsey catchment area. Please apply via the form here.

There is a limit of x4 resident tickets per household.

Free Ticket Ballot:

The ballot to apply for free tickets (for residents directly bordering the north side of the park only) will open on Wednesday 17th July and close on Wednesday 7th August. Apply here.

Free tickets will be distributed to those successful in the ballot on Monday 12th August.

Details for how to apply for resident tickets for Piano People & Body Movements will be updated on this page in July 2024.

Date & Opening times

Saturday 24th August
11:30-22:30

Age Restrictions

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.

Prohibited Items
  • Bags larger than A4.
  • Food and Drink (there are water points on site, empty bottles are permitted).
  • Controlled & psychoactive substances, other than prescription drugs (matching ID is required).
  • Dogs / other animals (with the exception of assistance dogs).
  • Bikes / skateboards / scooters.
  • Folding chairs / selfie sticks / flag poles / golf umbrellas.
  • Glass / aerosols / gas canisters /  BBQs / weapons / sharp objects.
  • Pyrotechnics / flares / fireworks / lasers / laser pens.
  • Megaphones / large amplification equipment / klaxons / air horns.
  • Drones / unmanned aerial vehicles.
  • Professional camera / filming equipment (hand held personal cameras are permitted).
  • Make-up and Sunscreen are permitted, you may be asked to test on yourself.
Accessibility

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.

Contact Details

Access Information Contact: Daniel Lawson

Email: access@rallyrallyrally.co.uk

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rally.rally.rally/

Phone:

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.

Venue Description

  • RALLY is at Southwark Park, London on Saturday 24th August.
  • 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.

Access Facilities

  • 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 a viewing platform at the mainstage.
  • At stage 2 there is a viewing area with a barrier
    At stage 3 there is also a viewing area with a barrier
  • At the two smaller 100 capacity stages, there are no dedicated areas, but the procedure is that customers ask a member of staff to help them get to an appropriate area of their choice.
  • 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.

Travel Guide

  • 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.

Arrival Guide

  • The site is open on Saturday 24th August 2024 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.

Toilets

  • 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.

Assistance Dogs

  • 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

Strobe Lighting

  • There may be some strobe lighting at the event

Other Info

  • 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.
Wellbeing

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.


SPOT

If something happens to you or you witness something go straight to the nearest security.

REPORT

Security will radio the Response Team and our Welfare Security Officer who are equipped to deal with your issue.

RESPOND

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.

RELIEF

Our designated Welfare Area is a safe, confidential and supportive space where you can stay as long as you like.


Contact

General enquiries: hello@rallyrallyrally.co.uk
Press enquiries: gala@wcommunications.co.uk
Sponsorship enquiries: rich@assembledlive.com

Community Hotline Number: 020 8191 1084