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

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

Weekend Festival

Weekend Festival has been the fastest growing festival in Finland, selling out in advance both years that it has been organized! Weekend Festival 2014 will be arranged at Helsinki's Kyläsaari on 15.08-16.08.2014. The line-up for this year includes for example Deadmau5, Calvin Harris, Hardwell, Martin Garrix and many top artists.

Weekend Festival experience is not only restricted to the gigs of the tops artists. A lot of activities and visual elements will be brought to the festival area and all this will create a diverse festival experience.

Location: 
Kyläsaari / Kalasatama
Cost: 
Starting from 109€ (2 days festival ticket)
Capacity: 

Rhythms of the World

Rhythms of the World is a world music festival held in the town of Hitchin, in Hertfordshire. In 2014 it will be held on the 2nd and 3rd of August. The event is charity run, and seeks to reach out to a wider public audience, attracting up to 30,000 visitors over the course of the 2 days. In addition to the annual festival, the Rhythms of the World Community Outreach Programme brings the event's spirit to those who might not otherwise have the opportunity to attend.

Location: 
Hitchin
Capacity: 
30000

Firle Vintage Summer Fair

The Firle Vintage Summer Fair is back, the perfect day out in the beautiful Sussex countryside. Antique & Vintage stalls, Victorian tearoom, vintage design clothes, French linens, gardenalia, vintage fair rides for kids, and a great line up of traditional jazz playing at our pavilion throughout the weekend.

Location: 
Firle park
Cost: 
£4 Adults Children under 5 FREE
Capacity: 
8000