Things can easily get lost at festivals! Our Lost Property team are on hand to help reconnect found items with owners!
The Lost Property tent is open 24 hours throughout Leeds Festival and the friendly team often go the extra mile time and again to offer the help and assistance festival goers sometimes need. We offer a friendly welcome and a listening ear.
If you find or lose an item be sure to visit our Lost Property tent within the welfare area (near the entrance to the arena) to hand in or report the item. You can also search items that are handed in and create an alert via leedsfestival.liff.app .
Lost Property Festival Angels also have a team who take time off work following the festival to sort through the items not collected at the festival to try and find owners and then arrange to post the items to them.
Final Call for Leeds Festival Lost Property
As Leeds Festival 2023 becomes a memory the Festival Angels are putting out a final call for people to claim items that have ended up in Lost Property.
Hundreds of items have already been returned to owners and it is hoped the final push will see the majority of items returned to the owners before the 1st October closing date.
Along with assorted clothing, bags and jewellery, the Festival Angels Lost Property also has:
52 wallets, 25 mobile phones, 109 full and provisional driving licences, hundreds of bank cards, 3 passports, dozens of sets of keys.
Festival goers are invited to visit leedsfestivalangels.org.uk to access the LiffHappens database of unclaimed items. Most of the items are photographed but some deliberately have no image so that we can match descriptions with the item.
Unclaimed items will be donated to St George's Crypt, the relevant agencies or destroyed.
Festival Angels, who this year had two hundred and five volunteers working at Leeds Festival, have successfully reunited hundreds of items both at and following Leeds Festival.
TheLost Property Tent is open 24 hours throughout the festival for handing in, reporting and retrieving lost items. If you get home and discover something important is missing we will post the details for reporting items on this page nearer the time of Leeds Festival.
Items are kept for six weeks after the festival closes, during which time:
Festival Angel volunteers actively seek to identify & verify the owners of each item and where possible may seek to contact them
Perishables are disposed of at the close of the festival
Payment towards postage costs will be requested
Unclaimed current Passports, Driving Licenses, and Official ID cards are recorded and returned to the issuing authorities two weeks after the festival
Unclaimed bank/credit cards are destroyed three weeks after the festival
UNCLAIMED ITEMS: Six Weeks After The Festival Closes:
Unclaimed higher value jewellery and watches are handed to the police.
Unclaimed phones are handed to the police.
Any cash contained in unclaimed wallets, purses etc. is donated to charity.
Keys are recycled as scrap metal.
Other saleable unclaimed items are given to local charity shops or otherwise recycled or destroyed.
PLEASE NOTE: All received items are recorded and kept secure.
Neither Festival Angels or Festival Republic materially benefit from this service.