The best UK festivals you absolutely NEED to go to this year

Festival season is fast approaching hun

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by Eden-Olivia Lord |
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Can you believe that festival season is back already? It feels like it was just last week that we all had a drink in hand watching our fave artists and now it's time to do it all over again.

We cannot wait to try and spot a bunch of celebs, pay an extortionate amount of money for a vodka Red Bull and of course, get #content for the 'gram.

Whether you've had your Glastonbury tickets for months or you're stuck wondering what festival to go to this year, we've got all the info you're going to need.

The best line-ups, the ticket prices, location and dates, read on for your need to know...


The best UK festivals 2024

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In It Together Festival 2024

Whether you want to camp with strangers, spend time with your family or fancy a boujee weekend glamping, In It Together is where you need to be this May because they've got campsite for all options. Not only that but you can watch Marcel Somerville and co aka Blazin' Squad, Liberty X, Joel Corry, Craig David, Dick & Dom (yes, really) and Dizzee Rascal perform at the festival.

When is it: 24-26 May 2024

Where is it: Old Park Farm, Margam

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Radio 1's Big Weekend 2024

Coldplay, Sabrina Carpenter, Teddy Swims and Vampire Weekend are all going to be at Radio 1 Big Weekend. Not only them but Chase & Status, Becky Hill, Aitch and RAYE and loads more.

When is it: 24-26 May 2024

Where is it: Stockwood Park, Luton

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Forbidden Forest Festival 2024

Celebrate Forbidden Forest's eighth anniversary alongside Andy C, Gorden City, Carl Cox and a whole lot more artists. This festival takes places at Belvoir Castle - just think of the Insta pics.

When is it: 30 May-2 June 2024

Where is it: Belvoir Castle, Nottinghamshire

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Mighty Hoopla Festival 2024

When you think of festivals you probably think of July/August time but why not treat yourself this June and listen to the absolute bangers from the noughties. You'll see Nelly Furtado, Jessie Ware, Rita Ora, B*Witched, Cher Lloyd and Eve - just to name a few.

When is it: 1-2 June 2024

Where is it: Brockwell Park, London

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Parklife Festival 2024

Want to go to a festival in Manchester? Well, Parklife has got you sorted. If you're a fan of Doja Cat, Disclosure, J Hus, Becky Hill and Digga D you're going to want to get tickets ASAP.

When is it: 8-9 June 2024

Where is it: Heaton Park, Manchester

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Glastonbury Festival 2024

Glastonbury's festival line-up is EVERYTHING. If you've got tickets you'll get to see Dua Lipa, Coldplay, Sza, Shania Twain, Burna Boy and a whole lot more artists.

When is it: 26-30 June 2024

Where is it: Worthy Farm, Somerset

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Wireless Festival 2024

Want to see Nicki Minaj, Sean Paul, J Hus and Doja Cat? Well, Wireless Festival has got your back. The festival is back in London so make sure you get your tickets fast.

When is it: 12-14 July 2024

Where is it: Finsbury Park, London

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Truck Festival 2024

If you're an indie or alternative music fan then you're going to want to be at Truck Festival this year aka the UK's most warped village fête. What more could you want?

When is it: 26-28 July 2024

Where is it: Hill Farm, Oxfordshire

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Hospitality Weekend In The Woods Festival 2024

Need a day of drum and bass? Well then, get yourself to Hospitality In The Woods because it's going to be a vibe.

When is it: 17 August 2024Where is it: Beckenham Park, London

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Creamfields 2024

If you fancy seeing Calvin Harris, Camelphat, Example, and Martin Garrix this August then you're going to need to get yourself some tickets to Creamfields.

When is it: 22-25 August 2024

Where is it: Daresbury, Cheshire

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Reading & Leeds Festival 2024

If you want to see Lana Del Ray, 21 Savage, Liam Gallagher, Blink-182, Fred Again... and a whole lot more artists, then you're going to want to head to Reading & Leeds festival this August. The vibes are immaculate as you can see in the pic above.

When is it: 21-25 August 2024

Where is it: Richfield Avenue and Bramham Park

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We Are FSTVL 2024

Want to go to a festival in Essex? Of course you do. We Are FSTVL has got you covered and the line-up is INCRED - you'll get to see Eric Prydz, Chase and Status, Hannah Wants and Jamie Jones (to name a few).

When is it: 25-26 August 2024

Where is it: Damyns Hall Aerodrome, Upminster

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Victorious Festival 2024

If Fatboy Slim, Snow Patrol, Louis Tomlinson, Jess Glynne, Sugababes and Biffy Clyro are your favourite artists then hun, you need to be at Victorious Festival this year. It's also a family-friendly festival so why not take the kids along with you?

When is it: 23-25 August 2024

Where is it: Southsea Common, Portsmouth

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Sundown Festival 2024

Fan of Flo? Yung Filly? Tom Grennan? Well, they're going to be at Sundown Festival this year.

When is it: 30 August - 1 September 2024

Where is it: Norfolk Showground, Norwich

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