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UK Festivals 2021

UK Music Festivals / UK Festivals Accommodation / Other Types of UK Festivals / Festivals Abroad 

The UK Festivals scene is the brightest it has ever been in 2021, with more choice and more events on these shores than ever before.We can boast world class gatherings like Glastonbury and Bestival (check out what happened at the latter below) alongside new contenders such as Love Saves the Day, making for a globally renownded scene of epic proportions.

Whether you want a classic blood and thunder mix of bands or a smorgasbord of haute couture food and craft ales, there's a litany of options available for everyone from the festival newcomer to even the savviest of veterans. 

UK Music Festivals

Ravers can get lost in an abyss of choices in our dance music festivals section, with guitar music fiends equally well fed in their realm. You can find your perfect music festival via our Festival Finder tool, which helps you select the perfect criteria for your experience of what you want out of the event.The strength of diversity of our tastes has led to a beautifully varied selection of UK Music Festivals, with many doing glorious jobs of hitting a number of genres whilst others cover specific niches perfectly. Find out what festivals are on this weekend! 

Upcoming UK Festivals 2021

Linton Festival

Linton Festival

2nd - 4th Jul 2021

Alma Inn, Linton, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire.



2nd - 4th Jul 2021

Finsbury Park, London

Field Day

Field Day

10th Jul 2021

The Drumsheds, London



15th - 18th Jul 2021

The Ribble Valley, Lancashire

Standon Calling

Standon Calling

22nd - 24th Jul 2021

Standon, Hertfordshire

Latitude Festival

Latitude Festival

22nd - 25th Jul 2021

Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk

Show all 18 UK Festivals 2021

UK Festivals Accommodation

For many the festival experience wouldn't be authentic if you didn’t spend it in a tent, but this is by no means the only option available in this day and age. Here’s a few alternatives to the standard pitch a tent choice - click on each link to find festivals that allow for it or offer them as a ticket option 


Luxury VIP Camping

On-site Apartments / Chalets



See our full recommendations in Skiddle’s guide to accommodation at festivals

Other Types of UK Festivals

Festivals aren’t just focused on music. There’s Food Festivals, Beer Festivals, Comedy Festivals, Comic Book Festivals - pretty much every type of interest across our culture has an event which celebrates it. There’s even an abundance of chilli festivals celebrating the power of taste driven heat; check out the video to North East Chilli Festival below

Whether you just fancy a change from the standard festival experience or have a thirst for a specific passion, festivals provide the perfect chance for you to indulge that passion or passing interest with equal aplomb.

Festivals beyond the UK

Fancy something a little further afield? The selection of European/Overseas festivals in our guide has a mixture of UK ran events and more exotic choices, enabling you to recreate the UK experience with more certainty of the weather or discover something completely new and exciting.

Latest UK Festivals 2021 News

Playlisting With... Bands FC: The 'Home' and 'Away' side playlists

Music obsessive, football fan and dab hand designer, Mark Liptrott of Bands FC chooses the tracks deemed suitable for the terraces of sacred football stadiums across the land, in this two-part 'Home' and 'Away' playlisting feature

New On Skiddle: Jeff Mills, Square One Events, Los Bitchos & More

Here's a glimpse at the latest exciting events that have been added to Skiddle, make sure to grab tickets for anything you fancy!

Highest Point Festival to throw amazing Summer Party at Lancaster's Kanteena

In association with Highest Point Festival, Kanteena Lancaster will host a wealth of immensely talented bands and musicians at the venues massive summer party this July

Get 2021 Festival Ready - Enter the awesome Motel Rocks X Skiddle competition

We've teamed up with boutique fashion brand Motel Rocks to run a huge competition starting today, offering an amazing selection of prizes worth over £1,000 to get you and your friends festival-ready this summer

Ten epic and unmissable parties happening across the Midlands this summer

From scenic rooftop parties to heady all-night warehouse raves - the Midlands is where it's at for live dance events this summer

Manchester band James release brilliant new album 'All The Colours Of You'

Covering everything from world politics to climate change and the ongoing global pandemic, the seminal Manchester groups sixteenth studio album is, without doubt, one of their best

Other festival guides

Here's some more festival info to help you plan your summer. Or why not skip directly to our Festival Finder?