August

Boomtown Fair

BoomTown Fair is a UK festival that takes place in August. It features 4 days of live music and art event that offers an array of fringe comedy and theatre. The festival has an ongoing theme surrounding the "legend" of the festival. A lot of effort goes into the decorations, and fancy dress is encouraged, adding to the vibe of the festival. The festival is divided into various 'districts', each with its own camping ground.

Location: 
The Bowl, Matterley Estate, Hampshire.
Cost: 
Depends on tier.
Capacity: 
Unknown

Reading and Leeds

are a pair of musical events that take place simultaneously, in different locations, during the English August bank holiday weekend. Over the years the event has changed considerably, although in recent time the festival's line up features mostly Rock, Alternative, Metal, Punk, Electro and Indie music.

Location: 
Richfield Avenue, Reading / Bramham Park, Leeds
Cost: 
£82.50/£197.50 day and weekend prices.
Capacity: 
(Reading 87,000) (Leeds 75,000)

Bloodstock

Bloodstock Open Air Festival is a three day heavy metal festival in the Midlands, having evolved from its indoor beginnings in 2001 into the outdoor event it is now.

With 3 days of heavy metal bands, DJ's and a capacity of about 8000, this ever growing festival is definitely holding its own and worth checking out if you want something different and seriously heavy!

You can buy tickets for Bloodstock here.

Rumours

Early rumours suggest Sabaton

Location: 
Catton Hall in Walton-upon-Trent, England
Cost: 
£100
Capacity: 
8,000

Boardmasters Festival

Boardmasters Festival is annual event that combines Surf, BMX and Skate competitions with live music. The live music, camping and rest of the festival events occur at Watergate Bay, whilst the competitions take place at Fistral Beach.

Vibe

One of the most recognised surfing and music combi events in the UK, the festival line-up attracts a mixture of genres and ages.

Location: 
Fistral Beach and Watergate Bay, Newquay, Cornwall
Capacity: 
Unknown