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How to get to the Festival

Train. The Festival site is a 10 minute walk along the Trent & Mersey Canal towpath from Stoke station. Just head north and enjoy a pleasant walk to the show.

Bus. Take a bus to Stoke station, Hanley bus station or Festival Park. The Festival is a pleasant ten to fifteen minutes walk from these points.

Bicycle. Just cycle along the towpath of the Trent & Mersey or Caldon canals and you will get to the Festival site. Ample bike parking, but please, walk through the Festival site to avoid the crowds.

Walk. Perhaps the best way to get to the Festival. Along the towpaths of the Trent & Mersey and Caldon canals to the junction at Etruria.

Aeroplane. Nearest international airports are Birmingham and Manchester, frequent trains to Stoke and then a short walk, as above.

Festival Parking

Cars may be parked on the recreation ground off Etruria Vale Road, ST1 4RB, opp Kilndown Close. Stewards will be on hand to direct traffic.

Disabled parking will be available with the help of stewards. Please report in at the Kilndown Close steward point and ask for advice.

The organisers ask festival goers not to attempt to park in the Castlefield Street/ Lomas Street area as this area must be kept clear for emergency vehicles and local residents.

The festival organiser accepts no responsibility for any loss or damage to any vehicle that has been parked within the recreation ground or festival area.

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