Tramlines is known for its loud music, live acts and all-round cheery celebrations, but that doesn’t mean the festival ends there. Whether it's kicking back in front of a flick, taking a break with a fresh froconut or having a giggle with the comedy gang, Tramlines doesn’t fall short of things to do, no matter your age or interests. Use #SheffAfter5 to share your favourite things about Tramlines aside from the chuffing good tunes.
The Comedy Stage
Aside from their incredible music line up, Tramlines also has a hilarious comedy offering spanning across the weekend. Taking place on both Saturday and Sunday afternoon at The Leadmill Comedy Stage, which itself has a strong history of comedy programming, you’ll find the likes of classic Never Mind The Buzzcocks’ very own Phill Jupitus, American born and bred Reginald D. Hunter and much loved Iranian author and comedian Shappi Khorsandi.
Food and Drink
Tramlines are dedicated to providing a diverse range of food and drink to cater for anyone and everyone flocking to the festival. Whether your tastes are taking you to Italy, Germany or maybe even Canada, Tramlines has you covered. From classic burgers and wurst hot dogs, mac and cheese, pizza and poutine, you’ll be spoilt for choice. This year, Tramlines has teamed up with a whole range of food vendors, local restaurants and food halls to bring you tasty, top-notch Tramlines treats. You’ll also find a range of scrummy vegan and gluten-free hot spots, meaning you won’t be stuck for something to chow down on this festival season. Pop by the Tramlines website to discover which of your favourite vendors will be making an appearance.
Fun for the Family
Tramlines is known for being a one for all festival, families included. This year there will be a wide-ranging set of activities for people of all ages. Not only do under 12s get to enjoy the festival for free (accompanied by a paying ticket holder), Tramlines have also packed in a whole host of activities to keep everyone occupied.
Into the Trees is Tramlines’ dedicated family area where they’ve pulled together some absolute treats to keep the young ones entertained. Tramlines will also be home to a pop-up cinema that will be running across the weekend for when you’re in the mood to kick back with a movie and get away from the crowds.
Responsible Fishing will be taking the reins during Saturday and Sunday’s activities, bringing their woodland workshop that runs throughout the weekend, allowing for a little peace and tranquillity. From rock balancing to foraging for materials to create woodland crafts, there’s all sorts to explore. Jamboree Arts will also be hosting a circus school both Saturday and Sunday, whether you’re walking the tightrope or trying your hand at juggling and acrobatics in the big top, you’re bound to have fun.