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Parklife 2022: when is it, what is the lineup for Manchester festival - and how can I get resale tickets?

With big names such as Tyler, The Creator and Lewis Capaldi playing, Parklife 2022 is due to be a great weekend

One of the hottest dates on the Manchester music calendar is fast approaching as Parklife 2022 is just weeks away.

The festival sees some of the biggest names in the industry descend on Manchester for a weekend of live music and fun.

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Ahead of the festival, here’s all you need to know about how you can get hold of tickets, who is performing and how to get to the festival.

When is Parklife 2022?

The 2022 instalment of Parklife Festival takes place on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 June. The festival takes place at Heaton Park, with performers taking to eight stages across the festival ground.

Who is performing at the festival?

The lineup for Parklife 2022 has been signed, sealed and delivered to fans who are eagerly counting down the days.

One name will stand out more than most to fans attending the festival.

The biggest piece of news ahead of the festival is that Tyler, The Creator will be making his UK headline debut at the festival.

A spokesperson for the festival said: “Tyler, The Creator is making his long awaited UK headline debut, alongside the iconic 50 Cent who heads to Heaton Park for a UK festival exclusive.

“The lineup doesn’t stop growing with the game changing Megan Thee Stallion and chart topping Lewis Capaldi.

“Bicep will headline The Valley for the very first time with their much lauded live show whilst also not to be missed is the live return of Chase & Status, who bring their largest festival show yet to summer 2022.”

See below for the lineup poster and stage splits for both days of the festival.

The lineup for Parklife 2022

Can I still get tickets for Parklife 2022?

Tickets for general admission across both days of the festival are available through the official website of the festival.

These cost £155, and weekend VIP tickets are on sale for £199.50.

Saturday tickets have sold out, but Sunday day tickets are still available from £84.50.

VIP and travel passes are also available through the official website. 

Are resale tickets available?

According to the Parklife website, a limited number of resale tickets will go on sale at 10am on Friday morning (13 May).

These will be available through the official website and are tickets that people have bought but who can no longer attend the festival.

For full information on which tickets are available, visit the Parklife website.

How can I get to the festival on public transport?

Bus

A Parklife shuttle bus will be running a continuous service from the corner of Aytoun Street and Minshull Street (M1 2DD), near Piccadilly train station, with drop-off right inside the festival site.

  • On Saturday the first bus to the Park will depart at 9:30am with the last bus departing at 4.30pm.
  • On Sunday the first bus to the Park will depart at 10:30am with the last bus departing at 4.30pm.
  • On both days, the return bus service departing from inside the Park to Manchester city centre, starts at 6.30pm and will continue until the site is clear. As soon as a bus is full it will depart, dropping passengers off on Church Street.

Metrolink

To get to Parklife from the city centre, you will need to board the tram to Bury and get off at the Heaton Park or Bowker Vale stops.

Metrolink operates a regular service throughout the day (approximately every six minutes) with the journey taking around 20 minutes.

At the end of the day, you will need to take the tram from Bowker Vale (less than 10 minutes’ walk from the festival site) to return to the city centre.

The Heaton Park stop will be closed after 6pm each evening for safety reasons.