UK - England

Spin LDN

SPIN London is the world's first urban focused bicycle festival, set to debut in East London this May!

Lineup

For details of live music, DJs, exhibitors, brands and highlights to look out for, click here

Vibe

Set in the historic hotbed of consumer cool and street culture at The Old Truman Brewery in East London, SPIN London promises to be the hottest ticket the city and the UK has to offer for cycle enthusiasts, cycle traders & the general public

Cost: 
£5 Early Bird

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

Isle Of Wight Festival

The Isle Of Wight Festival is an outdoor music festival that takes place annually on the Isle of Wight in England.

In it's initial three year run Isle Of Wight already secured its place in Festival heritage, especially in 1969 when the event saw Bob Dylan's first performance after a serious motor cycle accident that happened two years prior. Opening 11 days after Woodstock ended, estimates of 150,000 fled over to the little island to view their musical hero.

Location: 
Isle Of Wight, UK
Cost: 
Adult Weekend £1385
Capacity: 
60,000

Download Festival

Download festival is a three day music festival held at the historical site of Donnington Park, which previously held Monsters of Rock and Ozzfest.

Rumours

2013 acts are in process of confirmation.

Lineup

2013 headliners include Slipknot, Iron Maiden, Rammstein and more. View the lineup as it is updated here.

Tickets can be purchased via Ticketmaster UK

Location: 
Donington Park, UK
Cost: 
£155 starting price.
Capacity: 
Estimated 120,000 over 3 days

Glastonbury Festival

The Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts, often referred to Glastonbury or Glasto, is the largest green field open-air music and performing arts event in the world. The festival is best known for its contemporary music, but also features dance, comedy, theatre, circus, cabaret and many other arts.

Location: 
Worthy Farm, Pilton, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK
Cost: 
£210
Capacity: 
177,000

Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival

The Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, now in its 13th year, is a firm date in the literary calendar and has achieved international acclaim for the programming, organisation and atmosphere. It is ranked as one of the top three literary festivals in the UK by The Guardian, and featured in The Independent’s ‘The 50 Best Festivals’.

Location: 
Harrogate
Cost: 
Capacity: 

Brazilian dance Forró Festival!

Join us in Rickmansworth at this 3 day camping event, a truly wild and warm way to spend your Bank holiday weekend in August, Forró Fest Uk is packed with Brazilian inspired workshops to join in, from beginners to more advanced classes where everyone is welcome to have a go!

The main focus of the festival is Forró, a close partner dance born in the northeast of Brazil, with traditional folkloric music played with an Accordion, triangle and drum. Live bands every night will entice us to the dance floor to practice all we've learnt.

Location: 
Rickmansworth
Cost: 
£78-98 Full weekend ticket
Capacity: 
200