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BOROFEST FAQs

8 May 2014

Information and FAQs about this weekend's festival right here at The Lamex Stadium

Ahead of this weekend's BoroFest festival at The Lamex Stadium (3pm), here is all the essential information you need.

Q. What is BoroFest?
A. BoroFest is a two-day event on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th May which has been organised by Stevenage FC and will see performances from a whole host of talent from the surrounding area including Roxy Searle, Rockface and Indi and the Vegas. With loads of live music from the best local acts around and plenty attractions for all of the family, why not come down and enjoy a fantastic day out!

Q. Where is it?
A. BoroFest is being held right here at The Lamex Stadium. You can take a seat in the stand or enjoy the entertainment from the pitch!

Q. How much are tickets?
A. Tickets range from £5 to £15 but children under-13 go free!

Adults: £10 day / £15 weekend
13-17: £5 day / £7.50 weekend
Under 13s: FREE

These are available in advance at www.borotickets.co.uk or on the gates during the weekend.

Q. What time do gates open?
A. Gates open at 11.30am. Entrance to the stadium will be via the East Terrace turnstiles (to the north-east of the ground), opposite Fairlands Valley car park. Click here to download a copy of our stadium map.

Q. Where can I park?
A. Free parking for 500 cars is available to fans at Fairlands Valley car park to the north of the ground. Parking is available in nearby residential streets but we ask fans to be considerate with their parking and not to block driveways and cause inconvenience for local residents

Please do not park on the grass verges alongside the A602 as your vehicle is likely to be ticketed by the local authorities. Please also do not park in the adjacent Roaring Meg retail park. New parking rules imposed last year by the Roaring Meg management restrict parking to two hours. Anyone exceeding this time limit could face a £100 fine. 

Q. Can be bring our own food and drink?
A. No food or drink can be brought into the ground, however alcohol, soft drinks, and a wide variety of food outlets will be on the pitch, so there’s no need to cook dinner or leave the stadium!

Q. What other entertainment is there?
A. BoroFest isn't just about the music. To keep the youngsters entertained we'll have a ferris wheel, face painting, candy floss, football coaching by our Foundation staff and much more.

Q. What are the set times?
A. You can find all the times for BoroFest below...
 
Saturday
2 Chix and a guitar - 12:40pm
Johnny Lucas - 1:50pm
Lawrence Hill - 3:00pm
Gas in the Car - 4:10pm
The Soul 9 Yards - 5:30pm
Allergy - 7:00pm
The Bears - 9:00pm

Sunday
Gabby Thomson - 12:00pm
Roxy Searle - 12:40pm
David John Band - 1:50pm
The Hometown Boys - 3:05pm
Indi and The Vegas - 4:30pm
Roadrunner - 5:55pm
Rockface - 7:20pm
Are You Experienced? - 8:45pm

Stevenage FC FAQs
  
Q. How do I get to The Lamex?
A. Stevenage is easily accessible from locations around the country with The Lamex Stadium also simple to find once you're here. (Click here to download a copy of the below map)
 


By Car (postcode is SG2 8RH)
- Leave A1(M) at Junction 7 and head into Stevenage. 
- Cross over first roundabout (2nd exit) 
- Cross over second roundabout (2nd exit) and free parking (500 spaces) is available on your left at Fairlands Valley car park. The ground will be on your right. 
- Once you have parked please make your way safely to the ground via the underpass to the far right, by the roundabout. Please do not cross the dual carriageway by running across it.
 
By Rail
Stevenage train station is on the East Coast main line and has regular services running between the capital and the north. First Capital Connect trains run between London Kings Cross (from 25 mins) and Peterborough (50 mins). Many East Coast mainline services also stop at Stevenage providing travel options between London, Leeds, York, Newcastle and Edinburgh.
 
On arrival at the station you then have two options to continue your journey to The Lamex:
 
By Taxi: A taxi will take five minutes and cost approximately £5. Turn left out of the ticket barriers, take the next left down stairs and the taxi rank is immediately on your left.
 
By Foot: The train station is approximately one mile from the ground and is easily accessible using the town's footpaths and pedestrian underpasses. Turn left out of the ticket barriers and take the next stairs on the right, prior to the bridge. Head along the A602, Lytton Way, with the railway and car parks on your right hand side. At the roundabout with Stevenage police station, take the second exit into Six Hills Way. At the next roundabout take the third exit (right) continuing along the A602 Monkswood Road, passing Asda on your right and North Herts College. After about 1/2 a mile you will arrive at a roundabout and The Lamex will be directly in front of you.
 
Q. How will I know where to find the nearest toilets and exits?
A. The easiest way to find the nearest  toilets and exit is by following the arrows on our pitchside gate signs (see below), at the front of each stand. Alternatively you can ask a steward.



Other Questions
 
Q. If I have a brilliant experience and want to come to a football match at The Lamex, where can I buy tickets for future matches?
A. Unfortunately the 2013/14 season has now finished. The fixtures for 2014/15 will be announced on the 18th June, ahead of the start of the season on Saturday 9th August. The Club will also be playing some home friendlies during pre-season in July, so keep an eye on www.stevenagefc.com for the latest news. There are four ways you can buy tickets at The Lamex Stadium:
 
1) Online at www.borotickets.co.uk
2) In person from the club shop, which is currently open Wednesday (12pm-5pm) and Friday (10am-5pm).
3) From the ticket office on the day of a game (open from midday for a Saturday home match and from 5pm for a midweek home match). This is also where tickets bought online for collection can be collected from. 
4) On the turnstiles on the day of the game

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