The Parklife Weekender 2012

The Parklife Weekender 2012
Platt Fields Park
Wilmslow Road
Manchester
M14 6LA
United Kingdom
Dates: 8th - 9th Jun 2012

Festival Information

The Parklife Weekender 2012 Overview

Manchester’s fabulous Parklife Weekender returns to Platt Fields in sunny Manchester. Each day will feature at least seven arenas under canvas and a huge open air main stage featuring the finest selection of local, national and international artists from across the globe. Anyone who attended Parklife last year will tell you that it was one hell of a party and this year the fun will last for twice as long.

Artists booked to appear include The Flaming Lips, Dizzee Rascal, and Noah And The Whale.

Ticket prices (from): £64.50

The Parklife Weekender 2012 Event Info

No camping - but check our accomodation list!

Disabled Information
When booking tickets please make it clear that you have a disability you are permitted to bring 1 assister to the event. Platt Fields Park does have some pathways however on the whole the event site is uneven terrain and can be difficult to cross in a wheelchair or mobility unit. If you require assistance at any point please talk to the nearest steward or security guard. Disabled toilet facilities are available throughout the site.

An assisted viewing platform is available at the main stage only, this will have a limited capacity.

There is designated on-site parking for blue badge vehicles, please follow signs.

Please note that strobe lights may be in operation.

Drugs
It is a condition of entry that you allow to be searched upon entry by GMP or security. Do not bring illegal substances as if caught you will be ejected from the event and reported to GMP.

Age Restrictions
No under 16s.16 & 17 Year Olds must be accompanied by an adult.

Smoking
Smoking is not permitted in closed spaces. Smoking is not allowed in any of the tented stages or bars.

Food & Drink
You will not be admitted to the event with drinks or food of any description. 

The Parklife Weekender 2012 Line Up

The Parklife Weekender 2012 Travel Info

Please note that parking at the park and the surrounding area is limited. Platt Fields is very well served by public transport. On the east side of the park is Wilmslow Road, said by some to be the busiest bus route in Europe! Many services go from the Piccadilly Garden bus station to parts of Manchester south of the park, and stop by the park. These include the following services:

42, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 140, 141, 142, 143


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The Parklife Weekender 2012 Hotels

Hotel Miles Location Rating  
Luther King House 0.40 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
BEST WESTERN Willow Bank Hotel 0.50 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Wilmslow Hotel 0.50 Manchester Average customer rating: 3 out of 6 Info
Lansdowne Hotel 0.50 Manchester Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
The Ram's Lodge 0.50 Manchester Average customer rating: 3 out of 6 Info
Chancellors Hotel & Conference Centre 0.50 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Verdene Guest House 0.80 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Travelodge Manchester Upper Brook Street 1.10 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Coszy Rooms Manchester 1.90 Manchester Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
The Key of a Flat - Mill View Apartment 1.90 Manchester Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
Days Hotel Manchester City 2.00 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa 2.00 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Weston Hall - Halls of Residence 2.00 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Diamond Lodge 2.00 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street 2.01 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Blue Rainbow Apartment Hotel Manchester Central 2.10 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Atrium by Bridge Street Apartments 2.10 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Palace Hotel 2.10 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
INNSIDE By Meliá Manchester 2.10 Manchester Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
New Union 2.20 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Jurys Inn Manchester City Centre 2.20 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Le Ville Hotel 2.20 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
ibis Manchester Centre Portland Street 2.25 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Novotel Manchester City Centre 2.29 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Place Aparthotel 2.30 Manchester Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
Britannia Country House Hotel 2.30 Manchester Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Britannia Hotel, City Centre Manchester 2.30 Manchester Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Arora Hotel Manchester 2.30 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Macdonald Townhouse Manchester 2.30 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Roomzzz Manchester 2.30 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Dreamhouse Apartments Manchester City Centre 2.30 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Midland -QHotels 2.30 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Eleven Didsbury Park - A Small Luxury Town House Hotel 2.30 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Secret Apartments - Manchester 2.30 Manchester Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Novotel Manchester City Centre 2.30 MANCHESTER Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
Gardens Hotel 2.40 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
SACO Manchester - Piccadilly 2.40 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Oxnoble 2.40 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Staycity Serviced Apartments - Laystall St. 2.40 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
ABode Manchester - Home to Michael Caines Restaurants 2.40 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester Hotel 2.40 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Innkeeper's Lodge Stockport, Heaton Chapel 2.40 Stockport Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
MERCURE MANCHESTER PICCADILLY HOTEL 2.40 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Thistle Manchester City Centre, The Portland 2.40 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Travelodge Manchester Piccadilly 2.40 Manchester Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
Eleska's Apart Hotel 2.40 Manchester Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
Hatters Hostel Manchester 2.50 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Crown & Anchor 2.50 Manchester Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
My-Places Piccadilly City Centre Apartment 56 2.50 Manchester Average customer rating: 3 out of 6 Info
My-Places Piccadilly City Centre Apartment 08 2.50 Manchester Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
Castlefield Hotel 2.50 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
My-Places Piccadilly City Centre Apartment 06 2.50 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
My-Places Piccadilly City Centre Apartment 07 2.50 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
My-Places Piccadilly City Centre Apartment 57 2.50 Manchester Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
Trafford Hall Hotel 2.50 Manchester Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
The Commercial Hotel 2.50 Manchester Average customer rating: 3 out of 6 Info
Great John Street - A Small Luxury Town House Hotel 2.50 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Didsbury House Hotel - A Small Luxury Town House Hotel 2.50 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Hotel Gotham 2.50 MANCHESTER Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
YHA Manchester 2.50 MANCHESTER Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
King Street Townhouse 2.50 Manchester Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
Britannia Sachas, City Centre 2.57 Manchester Average customer rating: 3 out of 6 Info
The Light ApartHotel Manchester 2.60 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Hilton Chambers Hostel 2.60 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Campanile Hotel Manchester 2.60 Manchester Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Lushpads 2.60 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Blue Rainbow Aparthotel – Manchester High Street 2.70 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Works Aparthotel 2.70 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Old Trafford Lodge 2.70 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Executive Serviced Apartments - Leftbank 2.70 Manchester Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Travelodge Manchester Ancoats 2.70 Manchester Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
City Warehouse Aparthotel Manchester 2.70 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
City Stop Manchester @ Victoria Buildings 2.70 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Manchester Marriott Victoria and Albert Hotel 2.70 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Executive Serviced Apartments - The Edge 2.80 Manchester Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Victoria Warehouse Hotel 2.80 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Lowry - A Rocco Forte Hotel 2.80 Manchester Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
The Mitre Hotel 2.80 Manchester Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Hotel Football Manchester 2.80 Manchester Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
Travelodge Manchester Central 2.80 MANCHESTER Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Dreamhouse Apartments Manchester City West 2.89 Manchester Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
Salford Arms Hotel 2.90 Salford Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
The Waterside Hotel and Galleon Leisure Club 2.90 Manchester Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Arena Black Lion 2.90 Salford Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
The Ainscow 2.90 Manchester Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
Ibis budget Manchester Salford Quays 2.98 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Travelodge Manchester Salford Quays 3.00 Salford Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Ashton House Hostel 3.00 Manchester Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Manchester Arena Apartments 3.00 Manchester Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
Stay Inn 3.10 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Ramada Manchester Salford Quays 3.10 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Park Inn by Radisson Manchester City Centre 3.10 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Britannia Airport Hotel, Manchester 3.20 Manchester Airport Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Travelodge Manchester Central Arena 3.20 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Quay Apartments 3.30 SALFORD Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Rotana Apartments 3.40 Salford Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Quays Serviced Apartments 3.40 Manchester Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
TheHeart Apartments Salford Quays 3.60 Manchester Salford Quays Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
My-Places Elizabeth Street Townhouse 68 3.83 Manchester Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
The Red Bull 3.90 STOCKPORT Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
Lennox Lea Hotel & Apartments 4.00 Sale Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Belforte House 4.00 Manchester Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
New Central Guest House 4.20 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
VILLAGE URBAN RESORT Manchester Cheadle 4.20 Cheadle Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Trivelles Hotels, Salford 4.20 Manchester Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
My-Places Abbotsfield Townhouse 14 4.30 Manchester Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
My-Places Abbotsfield Townhouse 3 4.30 Manchester Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
The B Hive 4.40 Salford Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Amblehurst Hotel 4.50 Sale Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Belmore Hotel 4.60 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Normanhurst Hotel 4.60 Sale Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Pymgate Lodge Manchester Airport Hotel 4.60 Stockport Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Bredbury Hall Hotel and Country Club 4.70 Stockport Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
De Vere Venues Cheadle House 4.80 Cheadle Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Britannia Hotel Stockport 4.90 Stockport Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Alma Lodge Hotel 4.90 Stockport Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Mount Guest House 4.90 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Maple Lodge 4.90 Stockport Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Davenport 4.90 Stockport Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
VILLAGE URBAN RESORT Manchester Ashton 5.00 Ashton Under Lyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
West Lynne Hotel/Apartments 5.00 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Sovereign Serviced Apartments 5.00 Manchester Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Beaucliffe Hotel 5.10 Manchester Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Ivy Mount Guest House 5.40 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
VILLAGE URBAN RESORT Manchester Hyde 5.40 Hyde Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Etrop Grange Hotel 5.60 Manchester Airport Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Ascott Hotel 5.60 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Governors' House 5.70 Cheadle Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Overnight Stays 5.90 Stockport Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Barton Villa 6.00 Dukinfield Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester Airport 6.00 Manchester Airport Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Bewleys Hotel Manchester Airport 6.00 Manchester Airport Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Victoria Hotel (formerly The Bower) 6.10 Chadderton Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Isis Hotel and Restaurant 6.10 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Hallmark Hotel Manchester 6.10 Manchester Airport Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Manchester Airport Runger Lane North Premier Inn 6.23 Manchester Airport Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Handforth Lodge 6.30 Wilmslow Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Manchester Airport Runger Lane South Premier Inn 6.34 Manchester Airport Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
BEST WESTERN Cresta Court Hotel 6.40 Manchester Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Hello Hotel Manchester 6.50 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Bull's Head & Lodge 6.50 Altrincham Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
Travelodge Altrincham Central 6.50 Altrincham Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Bull's Head & Lodge 6.56 Altrincham Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Best Western Hotel Smokies Park 6.60 Oldham Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
La Suisse Service Apartments 6.62 Manchester Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
Comfort Inn Manchester North 6.70 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Britannia Ashley Hotel 6.90 Altrincham Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
The Stanneylands Hotel 7.10 Wilmslow Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Airport Inn Manchester 7.40 Wilmslow Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
HeatherLea Guest House 7.50 Wilmslow Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
247Hotel.com 7.60 Oldham Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Novotel Manchester West 7.64 Manchester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Oakfield Lodge 7.70 Stockport Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Deanwater Hotel 8.00 Woodford Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The King William 8.10 Wilmslow Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
The Wilmslow Lodge 8.30 Wilmslow Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Hawthorn Hotel 8.50 Radcliffe Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Kings Arms 8.70 Wilmslow Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Kingsley Lodge 8.70 Wilmslow Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
The Birch Hotel 8.80 Heywood Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Innkeeper’s Lodge Wilmslow, Alderley Edge 9.30 Alderley Edge Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Mercure Norton Grange Hotel & Spa 9.52 Rochdale Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Castleton Hotel 9.60 Rochdale Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
De Vere Hotel Mottram Hall 9.60 Prestbury Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Rhinewood Country House Hotel 9.70 Warrington Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info

The Parklife Weekender 2012 Video Playlist

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Main Stage
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Metroplex Arena
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Crosstown Rebels
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Now Wave
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Thrasher
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Chibuku
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Kaluki
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Hospitality
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Wax:On
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Ape Carnival Sounds
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Footwork

The Parklife Weekender 2012 Food and Drink

There will be over 20 food traders offering a wide range of food including organic, vegan and vegetarian dishes.

There are a large number of bars selling a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. You must be over 18 years of age to purchase alcohol, a challenge 21 policy will be in opertion if you look under 21 you will be asked for ID.

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