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

Great Northern Mod & SKA Festival

FINALLY A FESTIVAL FOR THE MOD, SKA AND NORTHERN SOUL SCENE!

Despite being battered by the recent recession, the British festival scene is stronger than ever! Whatever your genre you can find a festival somewhere in the UK to cater for your specific tastes…..unless of course you are a Mod, SKA and Northern Soul fan.

Now there are small events out there but for many years folk have been crying out for a full on British festival aimed specifically at this genre and Great Northern Festivals are proud to announce that it is finally here!

Location: 
Throp Perrow, Bedlae North Yorkshire
Cost: 
Capacity: 
5000

Richmond Live

After the dust had settled, the fans and bands had left and the hard working volunteers had tidied up the site and returned it to its former glory the organisers of Richmond Live finally had a chance to look back over another amazing year. Headliners The South and Dreadzone had gone down an absolute storm and everybody concerned agreed this amazing event continues to go from strength to strength!

Location: 
The Batts, Richmond, North Yorkshire
Cost: 
Capacity: 
up to 10,000 visitors

Homegrown Music Festival

Promoting talented artists from around East Anglia, over 60 bands over 3 days. In our third year this is the family festival to come to. Local traders too and plenty for the kids to do. Plus this year we have teamed up with Spectra Dance Festivals to bring you twice the fun. Campsite, music and fun! Tickets available now. homegrownfest.co.uk

Location: 
East Anglia, UK
Cost: 
from £15 or volunteer and get in free!
Capacity: 
6000

Spectra Music Festival In Association With Homegrown Music Festival

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Location: 
Church Farm
Cost: 
Capacity: 
6000

SportBeat Festival

SportBeat Festival takes place 15th and 16th August, in the historic City of Gloucester. This is the third year of SBF and the organiser are excited about this years Festival. First names release: Saturday headliners, The FRATELLIS, we can't wait for a bit of 'Chelsea Dagger'! James Arthur appears at SBF15 on Sunday 16th. Please see website for full deets.

Location: 
Oxstalls Sports Park, Gloucester
Cost: 
Early birds Adult w/e £45 Family w/e £99.50