Taking place next week, foodie-favourite festival Valley Fest will see thousands of festival-goers descend on Somerset once again.

For ticket-holders it will soon be time to get packing so it's worth knowing the items not permitted onto the site.

Organisers have provided a list of banned items and issued the warning: "There will be no receipts issued for any confiscated items.

"Please don’t bring it if you wouldn’t want to lose it!"

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If you are considering sneaking in items appearing on the list below, it's worth knowing you may be body searched at the entrances and upon exit from the festival site, in line with crime reduction strategies with Avon and Somerset Police.

Anyone suspected of carrying items that may be used in an offensive or dangerous manner, or carrying out illegal activities onsite may also be searched at any time.

Valley Fest prohibited items list

  • Drugs
  • Air horns
  • Alcohol if under 18 years old (You can not bring alcohol into the main festival fields and arena but over 18s can bring an amount ‘suitable for personal use’ into the campsites.)
  • Glass of any kind
  • Items which may reasonably be considered for use as a weapon
  • Hot air (Chinese) lanterns
  • Excessive amounts of cigarettes
  • Excessive amounts of food
  • Portable BBQ’s of any kind
  • Fireworks
  • Flares
  • Illegal substances
  • Legal highs of all types
  • Megaphones
  • Portable laser equipment and pen lasers
  • Sound systems
  • Drones
  • Unauthorised professional film or video equipment
  • Unofficial tabards and reflective jackets
  • Animals (with the exception of registered guide dogs and helper dogs)