Getting to us:

We are very easy to find! Please enter BS16 9EN into your sat nav. We are located just past Mangotsfield Football Club.

Full club address is:

Cleve RFC, The Hayfields, Cossham Street, Mangotsfield, Bristol, BS16 9EN.


We have lots of parking on site and around. There will be traffic marshalls to direct you on the day however we recommend that if you are local and are able to walk or catch the bus. (the X49 stops right outside!) Then please help save the planet and local congestion and do so! Onsite parking will be charged at £5.00 per car. Please ensure you park considerately to ensure our neighbours are not disrupted by the festival

Dates and Times

The festival will take place on Saturday 24th August 2019. Gates will open at 1pm and the acts will follow from 2pm!

We will try our absolute best to keep to the advertised timings however sometimes due to technical issues etc there may be some slight amendments so please bear with us!

When you leave the event please be considerate and keep noise to a minimum for the comfort of our neighbours to ensure the festival can continue in future years.

What happens when I arrive ?

All festival goers on arrival will have their bags searched by our security team  on entry.  If you are lucky enough to look under the age of 25 you will be asked for identification to prove your age. Therefore don’t forget your ID.  Those that are super organised  and have pre-booked tickets, there will be a fast track admission area.


Ticket prices will increase on the day for those that have left it to the last minute. There is a maximum capacity and we want as many people to enjoy the event however we do have a maximum so we would recommend you don’t leave it to chance on the day as we may not be able to allow you entry.

What can I bring?

No food and drink can be brought into the main festival arena. There will be food and drink on offer from the festival’s traders inside the main arena. There should be something on offer for everyone.

Each person will be searched when entering the main arena, anyone trying to smuggle food or alcohol/drink into the main arena will have it confiscated. Anyone breaking these rules could be removed from the festival.

PLEASE NOTE: No glass bottles will be allowed anywhere onsite. Security teams will be searching bags on entry to the event and any glass bottles will be confiscated. When you leave the event all litter including  plastic cups/glasses must be disposed of using the bins provided before you enter the public highway. We don’t want to pollute the planet !

If the summer weather is not kind to us you are able to use Umbrellas however they are strictly not permitted in the main arena as we want to ensure all of our guests enjoy the day!

Drug , Alcohol and Anti Social Behaviour  policy

As with all events at Cleve RFC, we have a zero tolerance policy on drugs, legal highs, anti social behaviour. We also operate the drink responsible policy. We take the safety of festival goers as our top priority and will do all we can to make sure that everyone has a fun, but safe day!

Anyone caught selling drugs and anyone found using drugs will be removed from the site and passed on to the Police.

Legal highs will not be on sale at the festival. Any trader found selling them will have their stock confiscated or face eviction from the festival site.

Anti social behaviour is not tolerated and participants will be removed from site please don’t let this be you.


Unfortunately dogs are not allowed onto any part of the site apart from guide dogs for the blind.

Disabled access

We have full disabled access. The festival will take place on a level grassed field with concrete access and there will be disabled toilet facilities provided. Disabled parking will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Challenge 25

We operate the “Challenge 25” policy. If you look under 25 please do not be offended if we ask you for proof of age when you enter the festival. Wristbands will be allocated according to the identification provided. If you are over 18 and are not able to provide identification when requested you may be allocated a wristband that will only allow you to purchase non alcoholic drinks.

You don’t have to be 18 to attend Cleve Family Festival but you must be 18 or over to purchase and consume alcoholic drinks on our premises.

Challenge 25 posters will be visible in all bars, for more information about Challenge 25, click here.

Do not buy alcohol for a person under the age of 18 if you do you risk being ejected from the festival.

PLEASE NOTE: No glass bottles will be allowed anywhere onsite. Security teams will be searching bags on entry to the event and campsites and any glass bottles will be confiscated.

Can I volunteer at the festival

If you are over the age of 18 and would like to help out on the day we would love to hear from you! Please contact

In the event of an emergency:

Qualified first aiders will be available on the day and will be clearly signposted should you need assistance. Ask one of our stewards for help .

There will be an allocated area for lost children with suitably qualified staff , please see one of the stewards on the day and they will help you

Fire Marshalls will direct you to a safe place onto the pitch with the white railings until the emergency services give the all clear , please follow the instructions of the fire evacuation team which will be wearing high visibility jackets . For those that have parked on site please do not return to your vehicles unless directed by the emergency services. Your safety is our utmost priority.

Bad Weather

We will  do our utmost for the festival to go ahead however in cases of extreme weather and  if there are any safety concerns we will may have to cancel the event and unfortunately we do not offer any refunds


If you need any help or have any further questions we’d be glad to hear from you on or 0117 9575775.