How Come There Are So Many Open Fires At Leeds Festival When They Are Banned?

Leeds Festival  has a list of banned items here The website states :-


Unauthorised bonfires/fires are not permitted anywhere at all at the festival. Anyone seen creating or fuelling a bonfire will be evicted from the festival site on the spot.

Anyone found burning any unsuitable materials such as toxic materials, other people’s possessions or the fencing, trees or hedges onsite will be liable to eviction/prosecution.


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The following clips are taken from youtube videos of Leeds Festivals from 2011 to 2016. They clearly show large fires in the camp which have been ignored for many years. Click the image to go to the youtube video and scroll the timer to the relevant time on the viideo.


fires at leeds festival Fire glow on the fire

This clip shows fuel being squired onto a fire.carrying fie logs into Leeds FestivalThis clip shows fire logs being carried into the camp

large cardboard fire

ewmind the organisers

Lighting cans?

warning about explosing on the fire

A canister explodes .


exploding can on a fire

This is the can which had been on the fire all day.

fire 2014

Rubbish burned on a fire at Leeds Festival.


This is one of the best camp members Jake

one of the stewards is one of the crew

This is a steward who is very friendly with the camp. The other has equipment which looks like water for dealing with fires.

one of the stewards helps fuel the fire

Here the steward kicks fuel on the fire rather than evict the people responsible. stewards 1

Stewards who know  the camp with a collection of gas canisters, glass etc. They fail to put the fire out or take any action branding legs 2

Branding legs

branding backside

More branding………..results of branding

The effects ……………………..kets put an aerosol onthe fire

In this clip one person is heard saying but an canister on the fire.2016 fires at leed festival



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