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Cornbury Music Festival

July – The Great Tew Park, Oxfordshire The Cornbury Music Festival is one-of-a-kind: an eclectic and eccentric musical carnival – a dynamic summer festival disguised as a country fayre – a lovingly crafted, top notch, very English open air party, tailor-made for the whole family. Like the best of England, The Cornbury Music Festival is…
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Detonate Festival

September, Colwick Country Park, Nottingham Detonate started 20 years ago in a small basement club in Nottingham, and has built into the biggest underground music festival in the Midlands. Still run by a small, independent team based in Nottingham, the festival’s ethos remains the same as it was when it started out.   OUR REVIEW…
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August – Dodleston, Chester Deva Fest is Cheshire’s great value family-friendly three-day extravaganza of music, parades, shows and fabulous food and drink from local suppliers which takes place at the Chester Lakes complex, three miles south of Chester City Centre.   OUR REVIEW – and your chance to add your own

Dot to Dot

September – Bristol/Nottingham Dot To Dot Festival launched in 2005, starting life as a Nottingham only event across three venues. Since then they’ve launched across Bristol and Manchester, added a HUGE variety of venues into the mix and continued to promote the best in new music. Take a look at their history for some of…
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El Dorado Festival

July, Eastnor Castle Deer Park, Herefordshire El Dorado is an intimate and enchanting boutique festival from the nation’s favourite party starters, Cirque Du Soul. Where is El Dorado? It’s a question, centuries-old, that many have lost their minds trying to answer. But there are whispers – if you listen close – that a small and…
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Down at the Abbey Festival

September – Reading Abbey Ruins, Abbey St, Reading, Berkshire The award-winning team behind Are You Listening? Festival in Sept ’19, launched a new independent music festival in the stunning Reading Abbey Ruins: Down at the Abbey. Down at the Abbey returns on this September. The team have curated two stages of stunning live music to…
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Elderflower Fields

September – Reading Abbey Ruins, Abbey St, Reading, Berkshire Elderflower Fields was born in 2012 out of a desire to create a new festival designed especially for families and kids. In their first year they really didn’t know what to expect. Intending to produce a party for a few hundred friends and family, their plans…
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End of the Road Festival

September – Larmer Tree Gardens, Wiltshire   ‘More than any other outdoor British festival, End Of The Road has its own kind of magic’ NME 10/10 Started by two friends, Simon Taffe and Sofia Hagberg, who continue to run it, End of the Road has four stages and a 15,000 capacity and attracts some real…
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Fairport’s Cropredy Convention

August – Cropredy, Oxfordshire Fairport Convention’s annual summer party – Cropredy! Originally formed when the founding fathers of British folk-rock, Fairport Convention, decided to call it a day in 1979 and then get together for a reunion in 1980, Fairport’s Cropredy Convention (more commonly known as the Cropredy Festival) is now in its 36th year.…
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Field Day

August – Victoria Park, London The annual party for 20,000 festival goers who want the chance to lap up the best of the best when it comes to musical talent from all walks and genres.   OUR REVIEW – and your chance to add your own

Fire in the Mountain Festival

June – Cwmnewidion Isag, Trawsgoed, Aberystwyth, Wales Fire in the Mountain is an intimate 1,000 capacity folk and roots music festival held on a remote farm in the foothills of the Cambrian Mountains. The festival raises money and pays for skilled volunteers to help renovate and maintain the beautiful farm, which is slowly diversifying to…
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Gloworm Festival

August – Thoresby Park, Nottinghamshire Gloworm Festival is a wonderful family event set in the beautifully green Thoresby Park, Nottinghamshire. The Gloworm Festival is a brilliant two-day Festival that has been especially created for grown ups and their little people. they invite festival goers to come and play in a warm, welcoming and creative environment,…
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The Green Gathering

August – Chepstow, Wales The Green Gathering festival runs on a non-profit basis, created by a community of people who love festivals, are passionate about the environment and social justice, and want to share our passions as widely as possible. They aim to put on an authentic, inspiring, diverse, non-commercial, hugely fun festival that goes…
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Hanwell Hootie Festival

May – Hanwell, London Hanwell was the early home to Jim and Terry Marshall – and the rest was rock and roll history. The Hootie has grown into an impressive 100+ band, 17 venue annual event that celebrates the grass roots of music, just the way Jim and Terry would have wanted.   OUR REVIEW…
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Greenbelt Festival

August – Boughton House, Kettering, Northamptonshire Greenbelt is a a festival of arts, faith and justice with a 45 consecutive-year track record. Inter-generational and multi-disciplinary, the festival moved away from Cheltenham Racecourse in 2014 to the beautiful parkland of Boughton House, near Kettering in Northamptonshire. It is now re-imagining itself in these stunning surroundings as…
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Harrogate International Festivals

August – Boughton House, Kettering, Northamptonshire Established with a reputation for delivering the world’s most enthralling performers to our doorstep, Harrogate International Festivals creates distinctive cultural experiences through their year-round delivery of festivals and events, as well as nurturing local talent. Their diverse portfolio dramatically increases the cultural and tourism offer for Harrogate, revolutionising the…
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July – Stornaway, Isle of Lewis, Scotland HebCelt is a four-day festival set against the unique backdrop of the the Hebrides. Organised by the HCF Trust, the first festival was held in 1996 and now regularly attracts attendances of 15,000 over its four-day run. The festival is a not for profit event run by the…
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Hospitality Weekend in the Woods

September – Beckenham Place Park, Lewisham, London Embarking on their biggest UK venture to date, south London’s drum & bass authority Hospital Records and their world renowned events brand Hospitality proudly present Hospitality Weekend In The Woods. Expect immersive production, crystal clear sound design, a variety of carefully selected BBQ, street-food and craft beer treats,…
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Jack up the Summer Festival

September – Beckenham Place Park, Lewisham, London Jack Up The Summer is a fun-filled, family-friendly retro music festival and one of the South Coast’s most popular events. Centred around party hits and feel-good music from the 80s and 90s, attendees are guaranteed to be uplifted by the upbeat, hand-clapping music of yesteryear. The event provides…
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Kendall Calling Festival

July – Lowther Deer Park, Lake District, Cumbria Kendal Calling is an innovative, independent festival based in the Lake District. It features pioneering contemporary music and art alongside traditional rural entertainment. The fesival prides iyself on having fields full of activities and attractions for everyone, from families to stag parties! Kendall Calling a small capacity…
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London ReMixed Festival

March – East London London Remixed is an amazing winter festival representing the cutting edge of bands that remix ancient music.   OUR REVIEW – and your chance to add your own

Kew the Music

Julky – Kew Gardens, Richmond, London KEW THE MUSIC, the glorious festival of Summer concerts in Kew Gardens, always features a truly fantastic line up of artists. These festival-style concerts, which are renowned for their magical and relaxed atmosphere, are set amongst the fantastic gardens of Kew, a UNESCO world heritage site. Guests are welcome…
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Love Trails Festival

July – Weobley Castle, West Castle Farm, Llanrhidian, Swansea, Wales Love Trails Festival is the world’s first running and music festival, founded in Wales in 2016. During the day you can enjoy trail running adventures, excursions to the beach, wellness & adventure activities, talks, heavenly food and laid-back music selections. At night, two stages host…
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Love Saves The Day

September – Clifton Downs, Bristol Love Saves the Day is a Bristol festival that attracts great name bands and DJs every year.   OUR REVIEW – and your chance to add your own

Lost Village Festival

August – Norton Disney, Lincolnshire Lost Village is a truly unique experience. A surreal world, misplaced in the sands of time. As you navigate its leafy corridors, you’ll encounter all manner of unusual people and places. An array of the world’s finest music resonates from areas such as the Forgotten Cabin, Abandoned Chapel and Burial…
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Mint Street Festival

July – Mint street, London Mint Street Music Festival is a free, family-friendly community music festival in Mint Street Park, London SE1. It is an annual one-day festival taking place in mid-July. It is an event for all ages, showcasing performances to inspire the audience and reflect the diversity of the local area. Mint Street…
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Mighty Hoopla

June – Brockwell Park, London Mighty Hoopla is London’s super-inclusive, ultimate pop extravaganza! Embracing the best of pop culture, Mighty Hoopla is an extravaganza celebrating all things queer and fabulous! Once a year Mighty Hoopla descends on the capital for a day of music, fun and games in the summer sun! Whether you’re there to…
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Noisily Festival

July – Noseley Hall, Leicestershire Noisily is a festival that celebrates the individual, cultivates understanding in the collective, and explores what it means to be human in today’s World. Grounded in five core pillars, Noisily strives to stand on the edge of knowledge, and to share that knowledge and information with the intelligent, open minded…
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Nozstock the Hidden Valley

July – Bromyard, Herefordshire Boutique festival Nozstock The Hidden Valley brings a rounded weekend experience for the entire family from deep in the emerald Herefordshire hills. With green initiatives and competitions aplenty, this consumer-conscious offer from the Nosworthy family and their friends brings together acts from across the musical spectrum to six music stages plus…
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One Love Festival

July – The Hop farm, Kent One Love a unbreakable positive force – where everyone is welcome and no-one’s judged – One People, One World   OUR REVIEW – and your chance to add your own

Oxjam Festival

October – multiple venues, nationwide Oxjam is a part of Oxfam’s rich musical history. It started in 2006 with the aim of creating a network of music-loving people across the UK, all united by a shared goal – to raise money to fight poverty and suffering around the world. In essence it is a community…
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Shindig Festival

May – Dillington park, Yeovil, Somerset Shindig is one of the country’s few genuinely ‘boutique’ boutique festivals. No VIP tickets necessary as Shindiggers are all VIP and get to experience the acts up close and personal. That’s the beauty of Shindig; they made it for their friends to enjoy. And now their friends, and their…
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Starry Skies Festival

August – Monnow Valley, Wales Starry Skies is about making sure that families have everything they need to have a Great British holiday experience. Lots for kids to do, in a safe environment. It is staged by a small team of individuals who have been producing award-winning, sustainable events for longer than they can remember!…
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British Country Music Festival

September – Winter Gardens, Blackpool, Lancashire An annual, urban music festival primarily celebrating the best contemporary British Country and Americana artists at the Winter Gardens indoor entertainment complex in the centre of the UK’s leading seaside resort, Blackpool. Five stages in and around the Winter Gardens feature approximately 100 performers. Appropriately, there is a sub-theme…
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September – Morden Park, London One of several festivals owned by Slammin’ Events, Tranzmission is by far the UK’s biggest and best rave festival, featuring the very best in Drum & Bass, Garage, Grime, Jungle, House and Old Skool and marrying the original spirit of UK rave culture with 21st century standards of production and…
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July – Sheffield City Centre, Yorkshire Tramlines is a festival like no other. The music policy includes everything from huge bands performing for thousands to little-known musical oddities, playing to a handful of devotees in the back of a pub. The festival features artists from across the board. 2010s show included shows from Echo and…
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July, Newark Showground, Nottinghamshire UK Tech-Fest is the UK’s premier technical, progressive metal festival held annually in Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire. They are an outdoor, camping festival that takes place over four days in July at Newark Showground. Tech-Fest hosts over 60 bands across three stages alongside workshops and after-parties. The first festival was indoors and held…
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October – Middlesborough, Yorkshire Launched in 2014, Twisterella Festival is the creation of Middlesbrough’s most dynamic and forward-thinking independent music promoters, Pay for the Piano and The Kids Are Solid Gold. Centred around the University area of town on Linthorpe Road & Southfield Road, the 1,000 capacity metropolitan festival utilises well-established music venues such as…
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Underneath the Stars Festival

July – Cinderhill Farm, Cawthorne, Barnsley Underneath the Stars is an annual music and arts festival established in 2014 by the production company behind Kate Rusby and Pure Records. As a not-for-profit, Community Interest Company, all of their profit goes back into their music & arts programmes. The festival has been developed to support and…
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Victorious Festival

August – Portsmouth, Hampshire Victorious Festival – the UK’s biggest metropolitan festival – will return to Southsea Seafront next August Bank Holiday weekend. The festival continues to grow bigger than ever – making it an unmissable event. Victorious isn’t just about the music! Set in a stunning seaside location overlooking The Solent the festival also…
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