Festival rules


TO ENABLE THIS WE ASK YOU TO

READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION
AND RULES. PLEASE PASS ON ANY
INFORMATION THAT YOUR FRIENDS MAY
NOT BE AWARE OF;

Street drinking will not be tolerated in
Stroud town centre, it is illegal and you
may be arrested. The Of cial Fringe Bars
are the main revenue for the festival,
please support them - and the many
fabulous pubs and cafes in the town

  • who are here all year ‘round. Especially the independents.
  • No alcohol is to be brought onto the site - this will be con scated, as will anything in glass.
  • Strictly no drugs or drug paraphernalia
  • on site unless for medical purposes. If you are found with drugs you will be evicted from the site. All drug related incidents will be dealt with by our Security team and the Police.
  • Aggressive behaviour ruins every ones enjoyment. Don’t do it please. You will be asked to leave. We will be operating within the City Safe scheme and will inform other members of the group of unruly and illegal behaviour. There will CCTV on 24 hrs in the town centre.
  • Bag searches will be in operation at all sites. Please leave large bags at home. Do not bring more to town then you will need. There are plenty of places to buy food and refreshments.
  • Stroud Fringe will not be held responsible for lost property and has no cloakroom facilities.
  • Please ensure you make yourself aware of exit points and repoints
  • Pets are not allowed on site except guide dogs.

Alcohol: Challenge 21 Policy - If you are
lucky enough to look under 25 you will more
than likely be asked to provide acceptable
information to prove that you are over 18
before purchasing alcohol - The only ID

that can be used is a passport, provisional/
full driving licence, a card bearing the PASS
hologram and /or any speci ed by the local
licensing of ce. If a sale is made to a person
for an under 18 this is a criminal offence.
Your livelihood may be at risk. The Festival
may be at risk. Don’t do it please.

HEALTH & SAFETY

No Glass Policy - This is an area we all want
to enjoy.

Risk of Fire - Please do not bring Chinese
Lanterns or reworks, they will be
con scated if you are found in possession

of them.

Children - Children under 14 should be
accompanied by a responsible adult. We

are not babysitters and if your children are
enjoying the family entertainment in the
family areas please ensure an adult is with
them or very nearby. Please ensure your
little ones learn your mobile number.

There is a lost child point at Block Party and
Canal, at the site of ce at Bank Gardens.

In the event of nding a lost child please
inform the nearest Security Of cer.

Safety- Please do not enter or cross any area
that is cordoned off, behind heras or crowd
barriers.

Behaviour- in the event of anyone spoiling
the enjoyment of others they WILL be asked
to leave.

Litter - Please remove your rubbish to the
correct bin or take in home. Let’s keep
Stroud clean and tidy. You are expected to
throw your own mess away and not leave it
on the oor, thank you.

But most of all enjoy yourself.

Stroud Fringe is run by Stroud Fringe CIC
registered number 09541966. Registered
address The Old Police Station, Willow Court,
Beeches Green, Stroud GL5 4BJ