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BY PLANE: If you're flying into Manchester Airport, take a National Rail train to Manchester Oxford Road before crossing over to St Peters Square Metrolink station and taking a line 2 to Heaton Park.
BY TRAIN: Manchester Piccadilly is served by many national rail services throughout the UK. Once at the station, walk to Market Street Metrolink station to board a line 2 metro to Heaton park.
BY BUS: Heaton Park is served by the following bus routes from around Greater Manchester: 135, 59, 64, 484, 495, 164, 165.
You must be at least 17 to attend, and 17 year olds have to be accompanied by an adult (18 or over) up to a ratio of four 17 year olds to one adult.
Heaton Park is one of the largest municipal parks in Europe covering an area of up to 600 acres. Heaton Park has been open as a park since 1902. At Heaton Park there are great facilities such as an 18-hole golf course, a boating lake, an adventure playground and a tramway museum. The Park has a long and rich history of hosting festivals and concerts.
In Early 1900’s numerous gramophone open air concerts took place whereas in more recent times, Heaton Park was visited by Pope John Paul the second in 1982 and celebrated by over 100,000 people attending. At the peak of ‘Madchester’, Heaton Park hosted ‘Cities in the Park’ which featured the great and the good of the day including Happy Mondays, De La Soul and 808 State. In more recent times Heaton Park has hosted now legendary concerts by The Stone Roses and Oasis.
Heaton Park is situated to the North of Manchester city centre. It is 5 miles from the city centre and is well serviced by public transport being on the Bury Metro link line as well as other public transport. Being just adjacent to the M60 ring road it is easily accessed by car.