If you haven’t already been to a festival this year and fancy catching some sun*, music, and much more then here’s our top 10 recommended day and weekend festivals happening in August and September.
AUGUST – Last chance to book!
V Festival which celebrates its 21st year in 2016, has bagged Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Jess Glynne, Bastille, Jake Bugg and Little Mix across the 20/21 August weekend. There are day and weekend tickets available plus luxury camping options too.
The mighty Bloodstock is back! The UK’s ultimate festival boasts music from Slayer, Mastodon, Anthrax, Paradise Lost, Behemoth, Fear Factory and more. Day, weekend and child tickets are available.
Whet your appetite for Wilderness. This year, the unique festival boasts a series of spectacular headliners in the form of Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters, Crystal Fighters and The Flaming Lips (performing The Soft Bulletin in full).
There’s a massive line-up in store for this year’s festival goers. Everything from Red Hot Chili Peppers and Biffy Clyro to Jack Garratt, Blossoms, Krept & Konan with comedy from Russell Howard and The Boy With Tape on His Face.
The final batch of tickets are on sale for Victorious – a two-day no camping event. This year’s festival sees Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Annie Mac, Mark Ronson, Manic Street Preachers, DMA’s, Ash and Editors descend on Portsmouth over the bank holiday weekend.
A no camping festival in Brighton taking place over two days with a UK festival from Brian Wilson performing ‘Pet Sounds’! Also confirmed are Suede, The Horrors, Gaz Coombes with kids entertainment from Lazytown Live and Aliens Love Underpants.
A brand new one-day festival with music from James, Wolf Alice and Primal Scream plus celebrity chefs, street food and Puffin World of Stories.
Taking place at Dreamland theme park, By The Sea’s line-up includes an enviable mix of Bat For Lashes, Wild Beasts, Super Furry Animals and Wolf Alice.
The first UK edition of Afropunk, the festival that celebrates diversity and multiculturalism, takes place at Alexandra Palace. The musical line-up includes Grace Jones, Loyle Carner, Kwabs and Laura Mvula – who appear in addition to arts, crafts and food.
The Psych Fest gathering returns to Liverpool, this year with music from Super Furry Animals, Demdike Stare and The Stairs and many more. Venues include Camp and Furnace, Blade Factory and District.
*We cannot guarantee this.