The third Irlam Live festival will be held in Prince’s Park, Irlam, an idyllic setting for the event thanks to the natural bowl amphitheatre.
Please do not use this postcode for navigation to the festival if you are driving. Please see our parking and traffic section.
Public Transport Links
Irlam benefits from great transport links to Manchester, Warrington, Liverpool and plenty of other locations in the North-West. If you want to make the most of the festival, including our real ale, cocktail and prosecco bars as well as a whole host of events in venues close to the event site, we recommend taking advantages of these public transport links.
Travelling by train is the preferred option if you are travelling from Manchester, Liverpool or anywhere in between. Irlam train station is located just 10 minutes walk from Irlam Live and also hosts the great 1923 cafe, bar and local history museum where you can soak up some culture before visiting us! There will also be a number of after-party and other events close to Irlam station which are not-to-be-missed.
There are regular stopping services to Manchester and Liverpool on all event days. For up-to-date timetables please visit nationalrail.co.uk or northernrailway.co.uk
Two regular bus services run past the festival site, 67 and 100, both operated by First Manchester. Route summaries are detailed below but if you want in-depth timetable and stop information please visit TFGM.
67 – Manchester — Pendleton — Eccles — Peel Green — Irlam — Cadishead
100 – Manchester — Eccles — intu Trafford Centre — Irlam — Hollins Green — Warrington
Parking and Traffic
Although we recommend using public transport to take in the full Irlam Live experience, we have arranged for a limited number of parking spaces on a dedicated event car park, around 5 mins walk away from the event location.
Please Note there is NO street parking on all roads close to the festival site. A residents only parking scheme will be in place for the duration of the festival.
The quickest, easiest and safest option if you have to drive to Irlam Live is to use to below car park:
Car Park – Irlam Primary School, Elsinore Avenue, Irlam, M44 6NA – Parking is £5 per car and tickets can be purchased in advance from the ticket page. All funds raised will go to the school and local charities.
The entrance to Elsinor Avenue is via Liverpool Road, (B5320) close to the junction with Broadway. and stewards will be on hand to offer assistance if required.
If you have any questions about getting to the festival, or anything else, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org