The Big Grill FAQ's



Gates open 11am
Last entry and Re-entry – 7pm
Finish 10pm


Gates open 11am
Last entry and Re-entry – 5pm
Finish 8pm

Under 18s must be accompanied by an Adult!
Children under 12 are free but require a (free) ticket.

What does my ticket include?

Your ticket includes entrance to the Festival for the day or whole weekend (as applicable) and includes all music entertainment. It also gives you access to sample the competition food from some of the Lord of the Flames competition. Please note these are based on a first come first served basis so arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Refund Policy

There are no refunds, credits or exchanges on all tickets unless the event has been cancelled or postponed.

Is The Big Grill UK. a child friendly festival?

Yes. We provide kids entertainment at the festival. Each child aged 5 and over will need a ticket and be accompanied by an adult. Under 5 years of age are Free to attend.

How much food is on-site?

Plenty! We have many catering stands on site that will be offering great food including BBQ, Jamaican,, Gourmet Hotdogs, Mexican, Artisan Burgers, Churros, Pancakes, Ice cream and much more including some vegetarian options.

Will there be vegetarian food options ?


Can I bring my own food and drink?

Unless you require certain food or drinks for medical reasons, no food or drink from outside is allowed on-site. Bag searches are carried out at the entrance.

Can I bring my dog?

No. Given the number of visitors and activities that are taking place The Big Grill is a dog free zone. Guide dogs are of course welcome.

Is there camping on site?

There is an independent caravan site. Next to the event. Burrs Caravan club must be contacted for availability. 0161 761 0489

Can I bring a camping chair?


Is the site wheelchair accessible?

Yes, there are also disabled facilities available.


Yes there is parking available on-site.

Prohibited items & Bag checks

For festival attendees welfare and safety, illegal substances will not be allowed on-site, this includes nitrous oxide gas. Those caught in possession of, or dealing in illegal substances will be processed in accordance with the law.

We do not permit any of the following items anywhere on site: portable laser equipment and pens, spray cans, fireworks and flares, Chinese lanterns, animals, alcohol or anything that we consider could be used as a weapon.

It is a condition of entry that you agree to be searched when you enter the site and whenever you enter the performance arena. If you are found to be carrying prohibited items then we may confiscate them or remove you from the festival.

Conditions of entry

As a condition of entry you irrevocably consent to being photographed, filmed or sound recorded for TV, Video, DVD, Webcast or other marketing or public broadcast .