Escape with an eclectic mix of music
Common People Southampton is the south coast's edition of the popular music festival from Bestival founder Rob Da Bank.
The eclectic May weekender features a lineup that spans from mainstream dance through to hip-hop, indie, pop and more, as well as encompassing all other kinds of excitement and activities for festival-goers to get involved in.
2017's lineup included Pete Tong, Sean Paul and Tom Odell across two days on the lush parkland of Southampton Common, while the site was filled with quirky installations and hidden gems, from bouncy castles and hula hooping, to gigs inside a replica front room.
The Carnival Stage
- Torcoda Fray 22:05 - 22:45
- Dream Wife 20:50 - 21:35
- Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly 19:35 - 20:20
- Pale Seas 18:20 - 19:05
- Black Foxxes 17:20 - 17:50
- Ben Goddard 16:20 - 16:50
- Saints of Sin 15:20 - 15:50
- Toreador 14:20 - 14:50
- Lauran Hibberd 13:35 - 14:00
- Reawaken 12:50 - 13:15
- DJuno 12:05 - 12:30
- The Lost Boys 12:20 - 11:45
Southampton Common is a large and open green space based in the north of the city. Its size makes it perfect for summer festivals and events.
Southampton Common, The Avenue, Southampton, SO15 7NN, United Kingdom
BY PLANE: If you're flying to Southampton's main airport, you can then take either a 10 minute taxi, or the U1 bus from Southampton Airport Parkway to the Common.
BY TRAIN: Southampton Central Station is around 2 miles from Southampton Common, which is around a 5 minute taxi ride or a 35 minute walk. You can also get the number 7 bus which will take you to outside the Common.
Camping is not available for the festival.
On both days of the event, the gates will be open from 10.30am. The event box offices open at 9.30am and closes at 8pm.
The event will be finished by 11pm each night and you will be requested to leave the site swiftly.
Yes, there will be cashpoints, and the bars will accept card payments.
No re-entry is permitted unless it is for very valid reasons. If you do have to leave the site and come back in, you will need your wristband, valid ticket and may be subject to a full search.
Anyone under 16 will need to be accompanied by a parent, legal guardian or nominated guardian.
Common People is free for children under 5, however they do need a ticket and this can be ordered at the same time as when you buy your tickets. They can also be added on free of charge to an existing ticket order if needed.
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