What is Uprising?

Uprising is a three stage all day heavy metal festival aimed at showcasing some of the best local, national and international emerging artists alongside some of the big hitters in the metal world


Where is Uprising?

DeMontfort Hall – legendary Leicester venue.


Where can I buy tickets?



What is the accessibility?

By road: jct 21 M1 follow signs for city centre, then signs for DeMontfort Hall

By rail: 10 minutes walk from Leicester train station

By local transport: DeMontfort hall is signposted from the city centre

Wheelchair access: yes


Where can I park?

Large car park right outside the venue with cheap all day parking pay and display


Will there be food/drink available?

Uprising has a number of food vendors and bars across the site catering to all tastes.


What about other vendors?

You will be able to buy your favourite band merchandise as well as discover some great niche traders, so bring plenty of pocket money!


Can I bring my own food/drink?

You may not consume food and drink on site purchased outside the venue. ( small snacks are allowed )


What time can I arrive?

Doors open at 12.30 on the day, but for those who can’t wait, The Night Before Uprising will be kicking off at 18:00 the night before at Leicester’s Firebug venue.


When does the show finish?

Live music finishes at approximately midnight but don’t forget, the party continues the following day at Uprising Aftermath ALL DAYER hosted by the Uprising team at Firebug in central Leicester