Heading to a festival this month?
There are plenty of events run through the summer in the UK, some of the most popular being music festivals. These are loved by music-lovers of all ages and provide the perfect chance to see your favourite acts, enjoy time with friends, meet new people and get the true camping experience.
So, which August festival is the best?
Boomtown is taking place as we speak and although you won’t be able to get tickets now for this year, it’s certainly one to keep an eye out for in 2024!
This festival is known for its diverse lineup of music acts, immersive theatrical experiences, and vibrant visual art installations. It usually takes place over several days, creating a temporary city-like environment where attendees can immerse themselves in a variety of different themes, genres and activities.
Leeds & Reading
Leeds and Reading are two of the most well-known music festivals in the UK. These events have a long history dating back to the 1960s, and they have displayed iconic performances from the legendary Nirvana, Eminem, Arctic Money, The White Stripes and many more.
They are sister festivals that usually take place simultaneously over the same weekend in August. They are known for their diverse lineups featuring a mix of rock, indie, pop, electronic, and hip-hop music, attracting a wide range of music fans.
Bloodstock is an annual heavy metal music festival that takes place at Catton Hall in Derbyshire. It’is well-known for its focus on extreme metal genres, including black metal, death metal, thrash metal, and other subgenres of heavy metal. It typically features a lineup of both established and emerging bands from around the world.
The event was first held in 2001 and has since grown in popularity, becoming one of the premier metal festivals nationally. In addition to the main stage performances, there are usually side stages, signing sessions with artists, merchandise stalls and other metal-related attractions.
We are FSTVL
We Are FSTVL is another prominent festival, especially for those who are passionate about electronic dance music (EDM). It features a diverse lineup of world-renowned DJs and artists from various subgenres of electronic music, including house, techno, trance, drum and bass, and more.
Which would you like to go to? We can’t pick, they all look amazing!
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