Parklife Festival is one of the UK's most popular and famous weekenders, laying on a weekend of diverse and cutting-edge music inside Manchester's Heaton Park.
Now at the forefront of the north west music scene, Parklife teams up with some of the region's most renowned clubbing brands such as Resident Advisor, Chibuku, Circus and Bugged Out!, inviting each of them to come and put their unique stamp on the festival.
Its recent editions have seen the likes of Frank Ocean, The Chemical Brothers, Ice Cube, Jamie xx and The 1975 head up a festival that also includes quirky chill-out zones, live interactive art, a funfair, magicians, crazy installations, cabaret and busking stages.
Heaton Park, one of Manchester's largest open spaces, has become a focal part of Manchester's cultural tradition, having hosted a number of iconic gigs and festivals over the years, such as Oasis and the Stone Roses.
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.