CloneFest is a one-day music festival celebrating 20 years of Stone Roses tribute band, The Clone Roses. To celebrate they are hosting their own outdoor music festival with other Manchester themed tribute bands, DJ Clint Boon & Dave Sweetmore!
CloneFest is taking place on Saturday 21st July 2018 in a segregated area of Sherdley Park, St Helens. A legitimate form of identification must be produced to prove your age.
Doors will open at 2pm and the event with finish at 11pm. This is before trains stop running from Lea Green station. Live music will be performed from 3pm until 11pm
Yes. CloneFest is strictly for persons 18 years and over.
Every person attending must have a valid ticket AND genuine photo ID. BOTH must be produced to gain entry to the event.
No person is allowed to bring their own food or drink to CloneFest. However the food and drink on offer from the festival's traders inside the main arena is diverse and of the highest quality. There should be something on offer for everyone.
You will not be able bring alcohol into CloneFest or leave the event with any drinks, alcoholic or otherwise.
'Challenge 25' basically means if you look under 25 you will be asked to prove you are at least 18 years old or more. Please do not be offended if we ask you for proof of age when you buy alcohol. A legitimate form of identification must be produced to prove your age. Anyone failing to prove their age may be refused service and requested to leave the event.
CloneFest is predominantly a standing event only. We therefore do not allow people to bring their own chairs into the event as it would become a health and safety issue. However, there is limited seating in a quiet area of the event and you're welcome to bring rugs and blankets so you're not on your feet all day.
By car, train, bus or taxi. We have dedicated parking for those arriving in their own cars, trains can arrive right next door to the event at Lea Green station and buses routes run close to the perimeter of the park. We also have a dedicated taxi drop off and collection point.
Carparks will be clearly sign posted on the approach to the event in each direction. There is parking available at Lea Green train station and Sutton Academy Leisure Centre.
Your VIP ticket will get you access into a segregated area of the event giving you access to an exclusive bar inside our luxury tipis. The bar will have a more exclusive range of drinks and extra seating for you to rest your legs and take a break. You'll also get access to luxury toilets with mirrors and hand wash basins so that you can freshen up in style. Within the VIP area will also be extra caterers to give you an even wider choice of food to keep you content throughout the day. With your VIP wristband you'll be free to go in and out of the VIP area as you please.
Tickets can be purchased on the day, provided we have not sold out. There will be a price increase on the door so we do advise that you buy tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.
Thursday 23rd November 2017 at 9am
Tickets will be sold from the following outlets: Ticketline, Eventim, The Citadel, St Helens, The Ferry Tavern pub (Warrington).
£20 Earlybird. General Ticket info will be released on 1st January 2018. £35 on the day (if we're not sold out). £50 VIP.
Yes! We will have dedicated toilets for people with disabilities and we'll also have a raised viewing area for wheelchair users and people with restricted mobility, however this area will have a limited capacity and will be available to those on a first come, first served basis. All our stewards will be wearing fluorescent tops and will have been briefed on our facilities for people with disabilities; please ask them for any help or advice you may need. Please note that the event is taking place on a grassed surface throughout. If you have any specific questions on this subject please email

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Travelling by Bus or Taxi

There are bus services with stops close to Sherdley Park, these are located on Marshalls Cross Road/Eves Lane and Elton Head Road (Sherdley Bus Park).

Some local taxi companies are: A to B (01744 451451), Cable Cars (01744 609060), Britannia/Saints Cars (01744 20022), Critchleys Cars (01744 819999).

Travelling by Car

Free car parking is available at Sutton Leisure Centre (WA9 5RH) and Lea Green Train Station (WA9 5RJ).

Travelling by Train

Lea Green Station is a 2 minute walk from the festival entrance. St Helens Central Station is a 10 minute taxi ride away.