Coldplay fans given heatwave advice for soaring temperatures ahead of Wembley Stadium gigs

Coldplay fans are being warned about the heat (Picture: K C Alfred/San Diego Union-Tribune Via Zuma/REX/Shutterstock)

Wembley Stadium has issued advice to fans attending ’s Music Of The Spheres world tour asover the weekend.

The British band are playing six shows at the venue, which has a capacity of 90,000, .

Advice published on the Wembley Stadium website asks those attending concerts on Friday and Saturday not to arrive too early, to avoid overconsumption of alcohol, and to wear light clothing to allow the air to circulate.

The venue has also said fans can bring in a refillable plastic or aluminium water bottle – up to 500ml capacity – which they can fill at water points throughout the stadium.

Other advice includes to wear a hat, apply sunscreen and to seek shade if fans feel too hot.

Concert-goers who find themselves feeling unwell during the show are advised to ‘seek help from the stadium’s customer engagement or medical teams’.

Chris Martin and the band are playing six shows at Wembley (Picture: Brian Stukes/Getty Images)

The Grammy award-winning band, consisting of Chris Martin, Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman and Will Champion, also shared the advice on their Twitter account.

The Wembley Stadium site has also directed fans to the (UKHSA) for general advice on dealing with the heatwave.

Top tips include looking out for others who might be struggling, as well as ‘drinking plenty of fluids’ and staying in the shade.

Dr Agostinho Sousa, Head of Extreme Events and Health Protection at UKHSA, said: ‘The most important advice for everyone is to stay hydrated, keep cool and take steps to prevent homes from overheating. Remember to look out for anyone who could be more vulnerable during this hot weather to ensure they’re following this advice.’

After record-breaking temperatures were recorded in England last month, further hot weather is forecast for Friday and the weekend.

Temperatures could see England become hotter than parts of the Caribbean, with drought being declared for the most affected areas of the country after the driest July on record for some parts.

On July 18, temperatures of 40.3C were recorded in Coningsby, trumping the previous high of 38.7C recorded in 2019.


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