Your visit and Covid 19

July 19th update –  We are continuing with the measures below for the Derby Venue, we will then be following guidelines as laid out by for our visit to Edinburgh in August. We will then reassess measures for Newcastle upon Tyne in September.


After COVID-19 we have reopened with a reduced audience capacity due to social distancing and a range of hygiene and safety measures to protect you and our artistes and staff.  You can find out more about these measures below.

We’re good to go!

We’re delighted to be awarded the VisitEngland ‘We’re Good to Go’ industry charter mark. This verifies that our venue meets the Government and public health guidance on COVID-19 and that we have all the required health and safety processes in place to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable visit.

We ask all guests planning to visit us to please respect each other, our employees and our guidelines on maintaining good hygiene and a safe distance between households.

If you, or those that you are close to, displays any symptoms of COVID-19, we ask that you postpone your visit.


To avoid disappointment pre-book online, only a limited number of tickets will be available at the box office. You will also be asked to give your contact details


To help us maintain social distancing and ease customer flow, we ask you to arrive on site no earlier than 30 minutes before your chosen performance


Seating Capacity

We have reduced the seating capacity in the tent to make sure every group is kept safe in line with government standards for social distancing.


In Scotland – 1m social distancing between households

This will be revised after the next Scottish government on the 2nd Aug


In Scotland – Masks are still required to be worn

These can be removed at the table when drinking and eating


Our Artistes and Crew

To avoid any reservations you may have with regards to Social Distancing during the performance, our Artistes and crew have and are isolating together as a “pod” enabling them to interact and perform with each other. All our crew and artistes will be taking bi weekly lateral flow tests.


Entrance / Exits

We will be operating a one way system around the Big Top which will give you access to your seating section.  We ask customers not to move freely around the Sabai Pavilion once inside


Temperature Checks

All customers will be temperature checked on entrance to the venue, anyone registering a high temperature will be refused entry

If you feel unwell

If you have any of the symptoms associated with COVID-19 please do not attend the show

Social Distancing / Signage

Signage has been put into place around the Sabai Pavilion & Site area to help maintain social distancing and direct audiences around the area.


Enhanced Cleaning

The venue will be deep cleaned before and after each performance, with enhanced cleaning throughout the day.


Hand Washing

Hand washing facilities will be available throughout the venue for your convenience


Cashless system

Where possible please use a cashless payments.