Whether you’re looking to check the scene or go festival hopping, make sure to make a beeline for these 10 must-see music festivals in the UK.
When: June 24-28
Where: Pilton, Somerset
Europe’s most popular and largest music festival, Glastonbury welcomes crowds of all ages. If you’re looking for the full music festival experience, Glastonbury is the way to go.
Isle of Wight Festival
When: June 11-14
Where: Seaclose Park, Isle of Wight
The epitome of a counter-culture music festival, the Isle of Wight still manages to reel in the world’s biggest acts as well as the biggest crowds.
When: June 10-12
Where: Donington Park, Derby
If you wear eyeliner head on over to Download Festival for three days of relentless moshing, ear-shatteringly loud music and good ol rock and roll.
The Great Escape
When: May 19-21
Where: Brighton, Sussex
Do you love the beach and finding great new bands? Check out the Great Escape in Brighton for some fine tunes seaside.
When: July 14-17
Where: Henham Park, Southwold
Set in the English countryside, Latitude is a multi-arts festival featuring film showings, colourful sheep and of course, music.
When: August 22-23
Where: Hylands Park, Chelmsford & Weston Park, Staffordshire
Taking place in two separate sites, V festival is one of the UK’s biggest with the world’s biggest performers taking the stage.
When: September 10-13
Where: Robin Hill Country Park, Isle of Wight
Bestival is a multi-awarded music festival featuring wacky aesthetics, bouncy castles and some of the world’s biggest acts.
When: August 28-30
Where: Daresbury, Cheshire
Do you enjoy sweaty EDM raves? If you answer yes, make sure to check out Creamfields for the best in EDM!
When: August 28-30
Where: Reading & Bremham Park
Another dual site festival, Reading/Leeds features the best of rock and indie genres with the occasional alternative, hiphop and the like.
When: July 3-5
Wireless festival is a three day event that features mostly mainstream EDM and pop acts. Tickets go crazy fast so better grab yours quick!
Have you attended any of the festivals mentioned? Which one is your favorite?