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Published August 29, 2023

Blues Fest | Key Information

The Foundation’s first-ever Blues Fest takes place this Wednesday on the practice pitch at Portman Road.

The event provides an opportunity for families to round out the Summer holidays with a day of unlimited access to the Foundation’s inflatables, among other exciting activities.

Supporters looking to attend the event are encouraged to book online ahead of the event, which can be done by following the link here. However, entry is available on the gate for just £4 per person. Please note, entry is payable by card only.

The event will run from 10am to 2pm, with entry available until 1.15pm. Supporters must enter via Gate 1 on Sir Alf Ramsey Way, with Foundation staff on the gate to meet you on arrival.

Supporters who have booked online are reminded to bring their booking confirmation with them on the day, as this includes a QR code which will be used to scan you in. Once signed in, all entrants will be given a stamp which will allow unlimited re-entry to the event throughout the day.

Attendees will have access to the Foundation’s popular inflatable activities, many of which have been on show in the FanZone and at events across the region over recent months. There will also be a number of other activities available throughout the day, including Giant Chess, Connect 4, and so on.

Local musician Dermot Gillespie-Gardiner will be performing at times throughout the day, with Club mascots Bluey and Crazee also in attendance.

NSFT will be onsite providing Youth Engagement throughout the day.

Those attending are encouraged to bring food and drink with them, although are advised that no alcohol can be brought on site. The FanZone Burger van will also be serving food, alongside an ice cream van, whilst the FanZone bar will be open and serving alcohol.

Supporters are reminded that there is no onsite parking available for this event.

For any further questions, please contact Events Officer Tom Grover at