From one-day events, to three-day mega festivals the UK holds host to an epic selection of live music festivals up and down the country. From the hottest popstars, DJs and dance acts, to our favourite comedians and epic rock acts, festivals for foodies, dog-friendly festivals and festivals for families and more – there’s something for everyone.

Thinking of heading to a music festival in the UK this year? Check out our live music festival guide to see what’s happening between May – September 2022 and make it a summer to remember!


Teddy Rocks Festival
When: 30th April – 1st May
Where: Charisworth Farm, Blandford,Dorset
Pop Sins Recommends: The Fratellis, Newton Faulkner, Lauren Hibbered, Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly
Info: https://www.teddyrocks.co.uk

May

The Great Escape
When: 11th-14th May
Where: Brighton
Pop Sins Recommends: Abby Roberts, Kelsy Karter, Alfie Templeman, Baby Queen, Cassyette, Finn Askew, Kings Elliott
Info: https://greatescapefestival.com

Bearded Theory’s Spring Gathering
When: 26th-29th May
Where: Catton Hall, Derbyshire
Pop Sins Recommends: Placebo, Patti Smith & Band, The Flaming Lips, The Hives, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls
Info: https://beardedtheory.co.uk

June

The Great Estate Festival
When: 2nd – 5th June
Where: Redruth, Cornwall
Pop Sins Recommends: Manic Street Preachers, Craig Charles, Will & The People, Electric Six
Info: https://www.greatestatefestival.co.uk

Meadowlands
When: 3rd June
Where: Victoria Embankment, Nottingham
Pop Sins Recommends: Gerry Cinnamon, The Kooks, Black Honey, The Mysteries
Info: bit.ly/inmeadowlands

Slam Dunk Festival
When: 3rd / 4th June
Where: Temple Nesam, Leeds / Hatfield Park, Hatfield
Pop Sins Recommends: Sum 41, Alexisonfire, MOD SUN, Deaf Havana,
Info: https://www.slamdunkfestival.com

Wychwood Festival
When: 3rd-5th June
Where: Cheltenham Racecourse
Pop Sins Recommends: Sophie Ellis Bextor, The Levellers, Craig Charles, The Undertones
Info:https://wychwoodfestival.com

Live At Leeds
When: 4th June
Where: Temple Newsam, Leeds
Pop Sins Recommends: Bombay Bicycle Club, The Vaccines, Holly Humberstone, Arlo Parks, Sea Girls
Info: https://www.liveatleeds.com

Parklife
When: 11th-12th June
Where: Heaton Park, Manchester
Pop Sins Recommends: Tyler, The Creator, Megan Thee Stallion, 50 Cent, Lewis Capaldi
Info: https://parklife.uk.com


Strawberries & Creem
When: 17th – 19th June
Where: Cambridge
Pop Sins Recommends: Lil Wayne, Mabel, Katy B, Lisa Maffia
Info: https://www.strawberriesandcreem.com

BST Hyde Park – Elton John
When: 24th June
Where: Hyde Park, London
Who: Elton John
Info: https://www.bst-hydepark.com

July

BST Hyde Park – Adele
When: 1st & 2nd July
Where: Hyde Park, London
Who: Adele
Info: https://www.bst-hydepark.com

Wireless Festival
When: 1st-3rd July / 8th-10th July
Where: Crystal Palace / Finsbury Park, London & Birmingham
Who: A$AP Rocky, J. Cole, Cardi B, Nicki Minah, Tyler, The Creator, Doha Cat
Info: https://wirelessfestival.co.uk

BST Hyde Park – Duran Duran
When: 1st & 2nd July
Where: Hyde Park, London
Who: Duran Duran, Nile Rogers, Chic and more TBC
Info: https://www.bst-hydepark.com


A Perfect Day Festival
When: 3rd July
Where: Powderham, Exeter
Who: David Gray, James Morrison, Tom Odell, Gabrielle
Info: https://www.aperfectdayfestival.com

Henley Festival
When: 6th-10th July
Where: Henley On Thames, Oxfordshire
Pop Sins Recommends: The Script, Craig David, Tom Jones, Maisie Adam, Milton Jones, Russell Kane, Jo Brand, Katherine Jenkins, Tom Jones
Info: https://henley-festival.co.uk

Cornbury Music Festival
When: 8th-10th July
Where: The Great Tew Park, Oxfordshire
Pop Sins Recommends: Bryan Adams, James Blunt, Ronan Keating, The Darkness, Get Cape Wear Cape Fly, Lottery Winners
Info: https://www.cornburyfestival.com

Community Festival
When: 16th July
Where: Finsbury Park, London
Pop Sins Recommends: Two Door Cinema Club, The Wombats, Pale Waves, Abby Roberts
Info: https://communityfestival.london

Latitude Festival
When: 21st-24th July
Where: Henham Park, Suffolk
Pop Sins Recommends: Lewis Capaldi, Foals, Snow Patrol, Russell Howard
Info: https://www.latitudefestival.com

Standon Calling
When: 21st-24th July
Where: Standon, Hertfordshire
Pop Sins Recommends: Anne-Marie, Loyle Carner, Self Esteem, Sigrid, Example
Info: https://standon-calling.com

Truck Festival
When: 22nd-24th July
Where: Hill Farm, Oxfordshire
Who: Bombay Bicycle Club, Sam Fender, Kasabian, Blossoms, The Kooks, Sigrid, Jade Bird, Sea Girls
Info: https://truckfestival.com

Y Not Festival
When: 29th-31st July
Where: Pikehill, Derbyshire
Pop Sins Recommends: Stereophonics, Courteeners, Blossoms, The Kooks, Dodie, Jade Bird, Lucy Spraggan
Info: https://ynotfestival.com

August

Wilderness
When: 4th-7th August
Where: Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire
Pop Sins Recommends: Underworld, Jungle, Years & Years, Russell Kane
Info: https://www.wildernessfestival.com

Boardmasters Festival
When: 10th-14th August
Where: Cornwall
Pop Sins Recommends: George Ezra, Disclosure, Kings Of Leon, Bastille, Tom Grennon, The Wombats, Self Esteem, Pale Waves, Mae Muller, Kurupt FM
Info:https://www.boardmasters.com

Lakefest Festival
When: 11th-14th August
Where: Herefordshire
Pop Sins Recommends: Manic Street Preachers, UB40, Supergrass, Reef
Info: https://lakefest.co.uk

All Points East
When: 19th-28th August (Individual show dates)
Where: Victoria Park, London
Pop Sins Recommends: Gorillaz, Tame Impala, Idles, Self Esteem, Chemical Brothers, Disclosure
Info: https://www.allpointseastfestival.com

Camp Bestival
When: 26th-28th August
Where: Richfield Avenue, Reading and Bramham Park, Leeds
Pop Sins Recommends: Arctic Monkeys, Wolf Alice, Halsey, Bastille, Maneskin
Info:https://shropshire.campbestival.net

The Big Feastival
When: 26th-28th August
Where: Cotswold
Pop Sins Recommends: Anne-Marie, Sugababes, Stereophonics, Jake Bugg, Alfie Templeman, Basement Jaxx, The Futureheads, The Lottery Winners, The Cuban Brothers, Sam Ryder
Info: https://thebigfeastival.com

Reading and Leeds Festival
When: 26th-28th August
Where: Richfield Avenue, Reading and Bramham Park, Leeds
Pop Sins Recommends: Arctic Monkeys, Wolf Alice, Halsey, Bastille, Maneskin, Beebadoobee, Griff, Black Honey
Info: https://www.readingandleedsfestival.com

Victorious Festival
When: 26th-28th August
Where: Southsea, Portsmouth
Pop Sins Recommends: Stereophonics, Self Esteem, Paolo Nutini, Bastille, Sam Fender, Anne-Marie
Info: https://www.victoriousfestival.co.uk

September

End of the Road Festival
When: 1st-4th September
Where: Larmer Tree Gardens, Dorset
Pop Sins Recommends: Pixies, Bright Eyes, Lucy Dacus, Simon Amstell
Info: https://endoftheroadfestival.com

Wilkestock Festival
When: 2nd-4th September
Where: Frogmore Hill, Hertford
Who: TBC
Info: https://wilkestock.com

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