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Are There Any Age Restrictions?
Seated Area: No children under 5 years old.
Standing Area: No children under 12 years old.
All children under 14 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
Events may be age restricted and it is the responsibility of the Ticket holder to check before purchasing. Please always check the event or the venue's site.
All children must have a ticket.
Can I Take A Camera/Video Recorder to the Stadium of Light?
The use of professional type cameras, video or sound recording equipment (including without limitation, mobile phones or other devices used for such purpose), is prohibited and such items may be confiscated.
Is The Venue Accessible For Wheelchair Users?
The venue is accessible for wheelchair users and has accessible toilets.
Please call 0191 551 5004 for accessible information. The line is open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.
Can I Smoke at the Stadium of Light?
Stadium of Light is a no smoking venue.
Travelling To The Stadium
Stadium of Light is Public Transport Destination and we recommend that anyone coming to an event uses public transport.
The nearest train station is Sunderland or Seaburn, which is approximately 10-15 minutes’ walk from the Stadium.
The nearest metro station is Stadium of Light or St. Peters. Both are within a short walking distance of the ground.
Local buses to the Stadium include 2, 3, 4, 12, 13, 15 and 16. All buses stop within a few minutes’ walk of the Stadium.
There is a parking available in the city. The St Mary’s, Sunniside and The Bridges car parks are only a few minutes’ walk from the Stadium.
The Stadium of Light is a public transport destination and all visitors are advised to utilise public transport wherever possible.
As with all Ticketmaster bookings, tickets will be dispatched as soon as possible. We advise the latest to receive tickets will be 5 days before an event, but we aim to deliver tickets as soon as stock is available.
If souvenir tickets are being produced for an event, it is likely that tickets will not be posted until a lot closer to the event date.
We recommend keeping an eye on our dispatch updates for popular shows. This can be found by clicking here.
Box Office Information
The Box Office is clearly signposted.
The Box Office will only be open on the day of the event for collections and will usually be available two hours before the event starts.
We usually don't receive any information like this until the day of the show.
At the moment we can only advise that you arrive when the gates open to make sure you don't miss any of the gigs.
Stadium of Light upholds the highest standards of Health and Safety. The following guidance is in line with the stadium’s grounds regulations.
• In the event of an emergency, we must have all access and exit points clear.
• Stadium of Light reserves the right to confiscate flags if they are very large or may compromise public safety, obscure someone’s view, a camera position or if a flag carries offensive, discriminatory or inflammatory messaging.
• Any articles that could potentially be used as a weapon and/or compromise public safety are strictly prohibited.
• Bringing any of the following into the Stadium (or using them within the Stadium): illegal drugs; other illegal substances; fireworks; firecrackers; smoke canisters; air horns; flares; laser devices; bottles; glass vessels or any item that might be used as a weapon or compromise public safety.
For full details please check the ground regulations here.