Family Tree Live – Show Setup

Alexandra Palace have reviewed their health and safety policy. To comply to CDM and PPE regulations, all personnel will be required to wear hi-visibility vests during set-up and breakdown.

Alexandra Palace are currently undergoing building works as part of the renovation programme. Please follow instructions from marshals and signage to ensure a smooth-running event.

Exhibitor Set Up:

Thursday 25th April allocated set-up time – 8.00pm

(NB. Shutters will be closed at 7.00pm)

Friday 26th April 7:30am – 9:00am

(On arrival please, check-in with the organisers who will be based under the organ)


Saturday 27th April – Do not breakdown until you hear the tannoy announcement instructing breakdown to begin.

Breakdown procedures will be confirmed as soon as possible.

All stands must be re-moved from the hall on Saturday 27th April 2018 by 7.30pm.

Please note our contract with the venue expires at 7:30pm on Saturday 27th April. Should any traders be left on site after this time they may incur a £300 late clearance fee

Unloading/Exhibitors Car Park:

Vehicles are only allowed in the Parking Zone of The Great Hall,  unloading will be from either the top of The Great Hall, through the Rose Window, or trollied in via The North Service Yard.

Please find below all the information you need to determine what car park you will use.

  • Do I need to Drive Inplease read this to see if you need to drive your vehicle in or can your items be trollied in. Click here
  • Family Tree Live – Site Plan – shows the location of The Paddocks and The North Service Yard.  Click here
  • Family Tree Live Great Hall Unloading – This will show you whether you are in the Blue or Red Parking Zone – Click here
  • North Service Yard – Fill this in if you would like to Trolley your items in and park here. – Click here

After unloading please move your vehicle to your specified car park.  All cars in the Exhibitors Car Park must display their vehicle pass at all times.

Trading Times:

9.30am – 6.00pm Friday

9.30am – 5.00pm Saturday


Alexandra Palace, London, N22 7AY

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Exhibitor Entrance:

Please see plan for loading bays

Be advised we open at 9.30am each day for visitors. Please have your stand ready and aisles clear, so we can open the event at this time.