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Plymouth's hottest new major music festival is coming to Plymouth Hoe this summer! If you've bought your tickets, or would like to know more about what's taking place, then read on and find out everything you need to know about TK Maxx presents Plymouth Summer Sessions.


When is it?

The event takes place from Thursday 13, Friday 14, Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 June 2024.

General Admission, The Garden and Accessible gates will open at 4pm and entertainment is due to finish at around 10.30pm.


Where is it?

TK Maxx presents Plymouth Summer Sessions will take place at Plymouth Hoe, 4 Osborne Pl, Plymouth, PL1 2PJ.

View the site map


Who is performing?

  • Thursday 13 June - Tom Jones + Gabrielle + Sophie Ellis-Bextor + Stone Foundations
  • Friday 14 June - Bryan Adams + Cassyette + VIVAS
  • Saturday 15 June - Madness + The Lightning Seeds + The Zutons + Hardwicke Circus
  • Sunday 16 June - Sting + Blondie + Germein


What does it cost?

General and VIP tickets are available, as well as four-day passes, payment plans and accessible tickets.

General admission tickets are from £61.10

The VIP tickets includes the VIP Garden, with access to an exclusive garden bar and premium food options as well as posh flushable loos all in an area right at the front of the stage!



Plymouth Summer Sessions is on Plymouth Hoe on a green field, so is relatively flat but does have uneven terrain in parts. The ground may be muddy or dusty dependent on the weather conditions.

For full details on accessibility, head to the Summer Sessions website.


The following accessible tickets are available: Wheelchair Platform; Ambulant; Deaf/Hard of hearing and Essential Companion

Accessible parking

A limited number of parking spaces are available for accessible customers close to the festival and you can book a wide accessible bay space or accessible parking space.


Accessible toilets are situated at the accessibility viewing platform and main toilet blocks

Accessible viewing

The accessible viewing platform is available for customers with a wheelchair accessible ticket.

It is raised platform located with prime view of the stage.

The accessibility viewing area is an area situated directly in front of the viewing platform where chairs are provided.

This is available for customers with an ambulant ticket.


A BSL interpreter will be at all Plymouth Summer Sessions 2024 concerts. Please purchase a Deaf/Hard of Hearing and companion if required.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are permitted on site, if you would like to bring a registered assistance dog please contact the organiser.


Food & Drink

Food and drink are not permitted, however there are food and drink concessions within the event.

1 x sealed water bottle is permitted per person (max 500ml) or 1 x empty reusable water bottle is permitted.

There will be free water re-fill stations at the venue.

If you have a medical condition, then a doctor’s note will permit diet-specific food and drink only.


Road closures during Plymouth Summer Sessions

A selection of roads around the festival site will be closed at various points of Plymouth Summer Sessions between Thursday 13 June and Sunday 16 June. 

Check out the road closure map for all the details for what roads will be closed at what time. 


How do I get there?

Arriving by bus

Plymouth is very well served by buses with nearly all parts of the city linked directly to Royal Parade which is approximately a 10 minute walk to the Hoe where the event will be taking place.

For journey planning please either call Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or use this link:

Arriving by Park & Ride

All visitors arriving by car are encouraged to use Plymouth’s Park and Ride services to Royal Parade which is approximately a 10 minute walk up to the Hoe.

​Parking at the Park and Rides is available on a first-come, first-served basis. If the Park and Ride sites are full by the time you arrive, don’t worry. Please park in the city centre.

Directions if coming by car

Sat nav ref: PL1 2TR (Main city centre car parks – a short 5 minute walk from the venue)

From the North

The main route is via the M5 motorway and then continuing on the A38 Expressway via Exeter. Leave the A38 at Marsh Mills interchange and take the A374 which is clearly signed for the city centre. It takes about 3.5 hours from London to Plymouth.

From the West

Leave the A38 at Manadon interchange and take the A386 into the city. It's about 1.5 hours from Truro.


There are plenty of car parks in the city centre within walking distance of the venue. You can find somewhere to park on the Plymouth City Council parking page. The nearest car park to the Hoe is the Theatre Royal Car Park.

Check if you can help cut the cost and environmental impact of travelling by car with the car share scheme.

A limited number of parking spaces are available for accessible customers close to the festival and you can book a wide accessible bay space or accessible parking space.

By train

Plymouth Railway Station is approximately a 6-minute taxi drive and a 25-minute walk away from the venue.


If you're looking to find local accommodation in Plymouth, you will be spoilt for choice; from hotels, bed & breakfasts, to self-catering, holiday cottages and more.

While you're staying in the city, be sure to check out all the things to do, as well as where to shop and grab a bite to eat.



Is the event outdoors?

Yes, so please ensure you dress for the weather and don’t forget your sun cream.

The event will still go ahead if it is raining, but please note you cannot bring an umbrella, so please dress appropriately.

Can I bring a chair?

Chairs are only allowed into the arena for Tom Jones on 13 June 2024 only.

Can I bring a bag?

Bags larger than an A4 piece of paper are not permitted. All bags will be subject to a search. There is also no storage facilities on site.

Do I need to bring cash?

No, all food concessions and bars are cashless. Please bring alternative payment options. 

Can I bring children?

Children aged 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 and over who has their own ticket. Children aged 2 and under can attend for free and don’t require a ticket.

All other children must have a full price ticket to enter the festival.

Prams are not permitted into Plymouth Summer Sessions

Can I leave and come back in?

No, once you leave the festival arena you will not be allowed back in.



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