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BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend

BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend is coming to Middlesbrough!

Radio 1 Big Weekend Middlesbrough will take place on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th May 2019 at Stewart Park in Middlesbrough. 

Please note all tickets for BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend have now SOLD OUT. Further event information and full line up details are available on the BBC Radio 1 website.

Gates will open at 11am and the event will end at approximately 10:15pm.

For two days Stewart Park will becomes the largest music venue in the North and host headlining artists such as Miley Cyrus, Mumford and Sons, Little Mix and many more.

This is the biggest event the Tees Valley has seen for many years and it promises to be a smash!

Below are some helpful links to help you plan your weekend.


Where is Stewart Park?

Stewart Park is located in the area of Marton which is in the south of Middlesbrough and can be seen on the map below.

Where to stay

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How do I get to Stewart Park?

Walking routes

The main entrance to Stewart Park on Ladgate Lane will not be open so if you are walking to the event please remember we have entrances to the park on The Grove, at Marton cross roads and we have created additional entrances on Stokesley Road. Don’t worry about crossing a busy road to get to the park we have closed off all the roads that surround the park to assist in keeping you safe.



There is no parking available close to the event space as roads around the park will be closed so if you would like to come in the car you will need to pre book one of our park and ride spaces.

Caution – A towing zone will be designated around the park and vehicles found to have parked in undesignated places will be removed.  Charges will be levelled against the owners of these vehicles.


Park and Ride

A park and ride service will be in operation for this event from Middlehaven which is located in the north of Middlesbrough. Services will run from morning until after the event

Tickets will be priced at £10 per space.

Ride tickets will be priced at £5 per ticket – a ticket will provide you with a return journey to the event space from the car park.

Park and ride tickets will be made available for purchase at the end of March.


Accessible parking

You can apply to the BBC for accessible parking - Information available via the Big Weekend website soon


Town Centre parking

There are many town centre car parks available for use, view our town centre parking map


Public transport

Several bus services have drop offs close to the event space

  • Arriva service 63
  • Arriva service 29
  • Arriva service  28 & 28a
  • Arriva service 9
  • Stagecoach service 10

Additional services will be added so check the Arriva and Stagecoach websites for up to date timetables

View the Arriva website

View the Stagecoach website


Coming by Train

Marton Station is located 500 metres from the entrance to Stewart Park, please check train times and availability.

It is advised that you pre-purchase your train tickets from