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How to get to Humber Street Sesh

Where is HSS?

Humber Street Sesh is held on the East side of Hull’s vibrant Marina on Saturday 12th August. MAP LINK HERE.

I’m arriving by train/bus. How do I get to the festival from Hull Paragon Interchange?

The Humber Street Sesh site is around 15-20 minutes walk from the Hull Paragon Interchange.

We suggest visitors walk along Princes Dock Street, then cross the A63 via Murdoch’s Connection and walk along Humber Dock Street to access the festival.

Alternatively, walk from High Street, walk under the Myton Bridge flyover, and continue onto Humber Street.

Where can I park?

There is no parking available on site for festival visitors and in line with our Sustainability aims, we urge everyone to walk, cycle or use public transport, however, should you need to use a car please car share. There are many car parks which are open across the city – Princes Quay (HU1 2PQ), King William House Car Park (HU1 1RS), Blackfriargate Muti Storey and many Hull City Council car parks. Please check car park closing times when planning your journey to HSS.

Can I cycle?

Hull has a multitude of new dedicated cycle lanes across the city to ensure the safety of cyclists. The following link will help you plan your cycle route.

Arriving via Train

It’s easy and affordable to travel to Humber Street Sesh with Hull Trains.

Hull Trains are offering free local travel to and from Humber Street Sesh for wristband and ticket holders from Doncaster, Selby, Howden and Brough to Hull.

Click here for more information.

Travelling from further afield? You can book tickets from across the UK to Hull on the Hull Trains website.

Travelling via Bus

Here is a list of the last bus departures. Please do check the times which are subject to change via the Stagecoach website and East Yorkshire Buses website.

Routes with * denotes only operate from Hull Interchange and do NOT serve Monument Bridge/Carr Lane area:

Last bus from Hull to outer destinations:

Anlaby – 23.10.

Barton/Scunthorpe – 20.30*.

Beverley – 23.10*.

Bilton (and Longhill) – 23.20.

Cottingham (and University) – 23.10*.

Driffield – 21.35*.

Ferriby/Brough/Elloughton – 20.25.

Grimsby – 19.15*.

Hedon/Withernsea corridor – 23.00.

Hornsea – 19.00.

Pocklington/Market Weighton – 22.50*.

Swanland/Kirk Ella – 18.50.

Willerby – 23.30*.

Tickets, Wristbands & entry to the festival

Where are the entry points at HSS?

The festival has 2 entries: Humber Dock Street and Queen Street.

When do the gates open?

The festival gates will open on Saturday 12th at 11.15 hours with the event finishing at 23.00 hours

Is there a site map and programme?

In a bid to be as sustainable as possible, we have not produced a printed festival programme this year. Our festival mobile app features an interactive site map, stage times, clash finder, and artist information, plus create your own curated ‘My Sesh’ festival timetable.

You can view our map here and our clashfinder here.

We will have plenty of site maps and stage line up posters around the festival site.

Where can I buy a ticket before the event and how much are they?

Tickets can be purchased online at until 23:59 on 11th August. Pre-event tickets cost £15 (+£1.50 booking fee).

Advance tickets will then need to be exchanged for festival wristbands, either in advance at our exchange locations, or on the day on-site.

Retailers across the local area are also selling wristbands in advance. Social (Humber Street), Chinese Laundry (Savile Street), The Information Pod (Paragon Interchange), Poorboy (Humber Street), The Queens Pub (Queens Road), Bug Vinyl Records (Ladygate, Beverley) – see info and map links here.

Can I buy a wristband on the day?

Yes, tickets can be purchased from both entry points (Humber Dock Street and Queen Street) for £20 each. We accept payments via cash, card and contactless. Alternatively, we’ll have an exchange/sale site on the day of the festival at the Paragon Interchange Information Pod in Hull City Centre from 10am (card payments only).

I have purchased my tickets online in advance, how do I get my wristband?

Your online ticket can be exchanged for a wristband pre-event at:

Social, 63 Humber Street
Sun 6th – Fri 11th Aug, daily 12pm – 6pm

Trinity Live at Trinity Market
Thu 10th Aug, 5:30pm – 9pm

Hull Paragon Interchange Information Pod
Mon 7th – Fri 11th, daily 12 – 4pm

Can I exchange my ticket for a wristband on the day of the festival?

Yes. Your online ticket can be exchanged for a wristband at the wristband exchange points on site: at the entrance on Humber Dock Street or the shop unit at 25 Humber Street. Alternatively, we’ll have an exchange/sale site on the day of the festival at the Paragon Interchange Information Pod in Hull City Centre from 10am (card payments only).

Tickets to wristbands exchange guidance:

Each ticket barcode needs to be scanned, validated and then exchanged for wristbands for entry to the festival site.

Keep your tickets/e-ticket safe and don’t let anyone make copies, photos or recordings of them.

There is one barcode per physical ticket/page of the PDF e-ticket – i.e., if you have purchased x5 e-tickets in one order, the PDF will be 5 pages long and have 5 barcodes that need scanning.

A valid ticket is required for entry, and presenting your booking confirmation number/email alone will not grant you entry.

Missing tickets / I cannot find my tickets

A valid ticket is required for entry, and presenting your booking confirmation number/email alone will not grant you entry.

At the time of purchase of e-tickets, you will have received an email from See Tickets with the e-tickets PDF attached (please check your spam/junk/other inboxes).

See Tickets sends the confirmation email from: with the subject ‘E-Ticket Order’.

Should you not be able to source the e-tickets in your inbox, they are also held on your online See Tickets account: – please log in to your account and retrieve them.

You’ll need to contact your point of purchase See Tickets regarding missing tickets, as we’re unable to action the re-sending of emails/tickets – please contact See Tickets customer service here:

If you ordered physical tickets online with See Tickets, these are processed and dispatched by See Tickets directly.

If you have not yet received your tickets in the post please contact See Tickets customer service here:

Important stuff you need to know about your wristband:

  • Wristbands are only valid if you wear it on your wrist
  • Wristbands that are tampered with or damaged, glued, cut, broader than the hand are considered as invalid
  • Wristbands are non-transferable to another person
  • Damaged and lost wristbands cannot be replaced

Can I refund my advance tickets or on-the-day wristbands?

Advance tickets and on-the-day wristbands are non-refundable.

Children at Humber Street Sesh

Children aged 12 and under (date of birth after 12th August 2011) can enter Humber Street Sesh free of charge, but they need to wear a child wristband and must be accompanied by an adult in possession of an adult wristband.

You can collect the child’s wristbands at either of the ticket booths at the entrances (Humber Dock Street and Queen Street) OR either of the wristband exchange points (Humber Dock Street and the exchange shop unit at 25 Humber Street).

Please familiarise your child with the festival site, and pick a point where to meet if you are lost to each other. Ideally, this would be the lost children & welfare points.

Carer policy at Humber Street Sesh

We are more than happy to offer a carer accompanying someone to the festival for free entry. Please contact the festival prior to the date to arrange this prior to the festival. Our accessibility policy is available to view here.

Will I be searched at entry?

Bag and body searches will be carried out by security staff at all gates, please see site rules on the website and on the entrance points into the festival.

Are there any road closures in place?

Road closures start Wednesday 9th August at 7am and will remain in place until Monday 14th August at 2pm. Maps of roads affected can also be found on the festival site.

Staying Safe at Humber Street Sesh

Is First Aid available at the festival?

Yes. First Aid is located on the Queen Street carpark near to the Stage at the Dock.

If you feel unwell, or in an emergency, please seek out the nearest member of event staff wearing a Hi-Viz.

Covid is still with us, so please do not enter the festival site if you feel unwell or show any of the latest symptoms or if you have tested positive for Covid.

Useful tips & advice from the organisers

Site Rules: what can and can’t I bring onto the festival site?

Check out the Site Rules by clicking here to find out more.

Can I bring my dog?

Yes, however, please consider the festival site will be a very busy and noisy environment. Your dog must be always on a lead and if a guide/working dog ideally wearing a working cover. You must follow the event staff’s rules at all times.

Alcohol, cigarettes & drugs:

We kindly ask you to drink reasonable amounts of alcohol and smoke reasonable amounts of cigarettes and to refrain from using drugs at all.

Intoxicated festival goers, and people under the age of 18 cannot be served with any alcoholic beverages.

Important: consumption of narcotics is strictly forbidden and is against the law.

HSS operates a zero-tolerance policy where drugs are concerned

Food and Shopping:

There will be a dedicated food court on Wellington Street and most of the retail outlets, bars and restaurants on Humber Street will be operating as usual.

The Festival Food Court on Wellington Street will host some of the best food operators in the region serving up an array of mouth-watering delights including GREEK STREET FOOD, ALL FIRED UP PIZZERIA, HULL PIE, PAVS DHABA, THE CREPE COMPANY & CHOCOLATE HOT TUBS, SHIOK! SINGAPORE STREET FOOD, OH LA LA LOADED FRIES.

Festival-goers may also bring packed lunches into the festival.

There will be free water stations at each bar for refills.


August is usually sunny with a possibility of showers. Check the weather forecast before leaving for the festival. Make sure you have a raincoat and sun cream, just in case.

Take care:

Look after yourselves and each other. If anyone feels dizzy, sick, weak or has problems with their vision please contact the medical staff immediately.

Protect yourself against the sun, rest as much as you can, drink a lot of non-alcoholic beverages, eat, and wash your hands regularly!

Drink alcohol with care to avoid accidents occurring from drunkenness.


If you have to take medication regularly, please bring a sufficient amount of it with you.


Please only bring the most necessary items with you. If possible, leave your valuables at home. We kindly ask you to hand in any items you find to the welfare, production, or event staff.


There are plenty of toilet facilities including accessible toilets available across the festival site and we understand that these will be busy at certain times. We encourage visitors to wait patiently to use the toilets and refrain from using alleyways and buildings to relieve themselves.

Walking around:

Getting from one location to another might take a longer time than you would expect due to crowds, so we advise you leave early to get to each stage in time.

When arriving and leaving the festival you may notice the Footbridge over the A63 and the Queen Street/Market Place crossings can be crowded. Please be patient, don’t push others, don’t try to walk against the crowd.

Cashless Payments:

PLEASE NOTE: all bars at the festival are cashless, accepting card and mobile contactless payments only. One exception to this is the bar inside Social (63 Humber Street) which accepts cash and card.

There are no ATMs located on the festival site, however, the festival bars and the ticket booths all take card and contactless payments.

The closest ATMs are located in Princes Quay or Silver Street.

Lost and Found:

Most items lost at HSS are usually reunited with owners, please ask event staff if you have any queries.

Photography and Media

Please note that CCTV, photography, interviews, and video recordings will take place at the festival. By entering the site, you are consenting to be included in this activity which may be used for promotional purposes.