AMF 2023 Prohibited Items



  • Aerosols over 250ml
  • Air Horns / megaphones
  • Alcohol
  • All gas canisters of any size (including nitrous oxide)
  • Animals (other than registered hearing dogs or guide dogs)
  • Any goods for unauthorised trading with unauthorised logos
  • Anything that could reasonably be considered for use as a weapon including oversized lighters or any item which may cause danger, offence or disruption to any other person.
  • Audio recorders
  • Bags larger than A4 size
  • Balloons
  • Blowtorches
  • Cameras, film or video equipment. Lenses must be less than 6 inches.
    *Please note, professional cameras and video/audio equipment are
    strictly prohibited*
  • Cans
  • Catapults
  • Chinese / sky lanterns / paper lanterns
  • Clothing/garments/items which promote cultural appropriation
  • Cooking apparatus / cutlery
  • Cool bags/boxes (large)
  • Disposable vapes – Do not bring single-use disposable vapes.
    They pollute the environment and incorrect disposal of these can be hazardous
    at waste centres.
  • Drinks of any size (sealed or unsealed)
  • Drones and other flying devices
  • Face covering(s) or balaclavas
  • Fireworks/pyrotechnics, flares/distress flares
  • Flags with poles
  • Food
  • Gazebos and parasols
  • Gas cylinders/canisters
  • Glass bottles, jars, containers (including glass makeup and perfume bottles)
  • Liquids, gels or lotions (over 100ml)
  • Illegal Substances (drugs) and legal highs, herbal highs, new psychoactive
    substances and unidentifiable substances – including Nitrous Oxide
  • Inflatable loungers / floor seating / shooting sticks
  • Laser pens
  • Megaphones
  • Metal drinking bottles
  • Nitrous oxide and any items associated with the taking of NPS and NOS
    (including but not limited to balloons, whipped cream dispensers, water
    crackers / CO2 dispensers)
  • Penknives
  • Perfume and make up (over 100ml)
  • Portable laser equipment and pens
  • Professional cameras including professional camera equipment
    (e.g., camera stand, lenses, and selfie sticks)
  • Selfie sticks
  • Skateboards and rollerblades, hover-boards, scooters, bicycles, and other
  • personal motorized and non-motorized vehicles
  • Sound systems (including personal speakers)
  • Spray cans
  • Umbrellas **small/folding umbrellas are permitted**
  • Unauthorised professional film or video equipment, radios or walkie talkies
  • Unauthorized solicitation or marketing materials (e.g., handbills, flyers, stickers)
  • Unofficial tabards and reflective/high vis jackets
  • Weapons

Items you can bring, but they must comply
with the following points:

  • Empty reusable plastic bottles (up to 500ml) are allowed however coffee cups must
    be empty (and there are no metal bottles permitted).
  • Medication is allowed (if accompanied by doctors note, prescription or if it is recognisable).
  • Cigarettes for personal use are allowed. must be less than 6 inches.
    However excessive amounts of cigarettes (such as more than for personal
    consumption) will be confiscated.
  • Cameras, film or video equipment.
    Please note, professional cameras and video and audio equipment are strictly
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