Top 10 Music Festivals in the UK

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.

Glastonbury Festival | Photo Soruce: GlastonburyFestivals.co.uk

Glastonbury Festival | Photo Soruce: GlastonburyFestivals.co.uk

Glastonbury

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 | Photo Source : bbc.co.uk

Isle-of-Wight Festival | Photo Source : bbc.co.uk

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.

KISS performs at Download Festival in 2015 | Photo Source: GigsandFestivals.com

KISS performs at Download Festival in 2015 | Photo Source: GigsandFestivals.com

Download Festival

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 Music Festival | Photo Source: http://www.gigslutz.co.uk/

The Great Escape Music Festival | Photo Source: http://www.gigslutz.co.uk/

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.

Latitude Festival | Copyright www.robwhitworth.co.uk

Latitude Festival |
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Latitude

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.

V FESTIVAL | Photo Source: BBC.CO.UK

V FESTIVAL | Photo Source: BBC.CO.UK

V Festival

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.

BESTIVAL | Photo Source: Mirror.co.uk

BESTIVAL | Photo Source: Mirror.co.uk

Bestival

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.

Creamfields Festival | Photo Source: manchestereveningnews.co.uk

Creamfields Festival | Photo Source: manchestereveningnews.co.uk

Creamfields

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!

Reading/Leeds Festival | Photo Source: models1blog.com

Reading/Leeds Festival | Photo Source: models1blog.com

Reading/Leeds

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.

Wireless Festival | Photo Source: www.dailynewsservice.co.uk/

Wireless Festival | Photo Source: www.dailynewsservice.co.uk/

Wireless

When: July 3-5

Where: London

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?

 

 

 

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