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

Eastern Electrics After Party at Egg London

We return to Egg London (near Kings X), with a 4 room extravaganza keeping the party going ’til 10am. With Warriors boss DJ Steve Lawler, expertly crafted techno from Dense & Pika, Boddika, Waifs & Strays, PBR Streetgang, and dance energy flavour from Mr_Normski_DJ pagei. Completing line up for the sun-up soiree, revellers will be left in capable company with Geddes, Matt Tolfrey, MIINA, The Willers Brothers, Vinicious Honorio, Kyle E, Derek Dahlarge, Two and Eight, End Fragment- and of course, a few surprises along the way!

Location: 
Egg London
Cost: 
£10.00
Capacity: 

Forró Fest UK

Hosted at our biggest venue yet, set in the beautiful Chesham hills, this year promises to be like no other..and as memorable as ever!

This unique festival brings teachers, bands and performers together over 3 days in August, hosting beginners and advanced workshops from Samba and Gafieira to Capoeira and Dança-Afro.

The main focus of the festival is Forró, a close partner dance born in the northeast of Brazil, with traditional folkloric music - live bands every night and workshops and dance all day.

Location: 
Chesham
Cost: 
£75-90 Full weekend ticket
Capacity: 
500

Eastern Electrics 2016

Undoubtedly one of the biggest all-dayers in the festival calendar, Eastern Electrics Festival has grown into the premier party of the summer for electronic music lovers across the country. Returning on Saturday August 6th to it’s stunning countryside home at Hatfield House, Hertfordshire, the Eastern Electrics family will once again present the cream of the house, techno, garage and bass crop across nine festival stages hosted by the worlds biggest electronic music icons.

Location: 
Hatfield House
Cost: 
£34.95

Sziget Festival

The Sziget Festival (Sziget,; is the Hungarian for "Island") is one of the largest music and cultural festivals in Europe. It is held every August in northern Budapest, Hungary, on Óbudai-sziget ("Old Buda Island"), a leafy 108-hectare(266-acre) island on the Danube. More than 1,000 performances take place each year.

Location: 
Budapest, Hungary
Cost: 
Depending on package and/or admission.
Capacity: 
95,000 (total days combined 441,000)