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UK Festivals 2020

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 2020, 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 2020

Latitude Festival

Latitude Festival

16th - 19th Jul 2020

Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk

Larmer Tree Festival

Larmer Tree Festival

16th - 19th Jul 2020

Larmer Tree Gardens, Salisbury

Standon Calling

Standon Calling

23rd - 26th Jul 2020

Standon, Hertfordshire

Camp Bestival

Camp Bestival

30th Jul - 3rd Aug 2020

Lulworth Castle, Dorset

Reading Festival

Reading Festival

28th - 30th Aug 2020

Little Johns Farm, Richfield Avenue, Reading, Berks

Leeds Festival

Leeds Festival

28th - 30th Aug 2020

Bramham Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Show all 20 UK Festivals 2020

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 2020 News

Jackmaster and to play virtual Platform 18 festival this weekend

You can watch the online streamed event via Skiddle's Facebook page from 4pm to 9pm on Saturday 4th July

Charlotte de Witte confirmed for Terminal V Halloween 2020

The Belgian techno maven joins a heavyweight lineup including Richie Hawtin, Nina Kraviz, Floorplan, Honey Dijon, Ben UFO and more.

Creamfields 2021: first wave lineup revealed

Carl Cox, Peggy Gou, deadmau5, Hot Since 82, MK, Disciples, Eric Prydz, ANNA... as far as first waves go.

Glastonbury 2020 (at home) - how and who to watch this weekend

BBC to air over 50 of the festival's finest ever performances from Thursday 25th to Monday 29th June

Carl Cox, Fatboy Slim & Peggy Gou to play virtual Glastonbury Shangri-La

Lost Horizon Festival takes place online on July 3-4 with four stages and 200 artworks

Highest Point: Richy Ahmed added to Do Not Sleep stage

The internationally renowned house DJ and producer will be joined in Lancaster's Williamson Park by Josh Butler, Seb Zito, East End Dubs and Luuk Van Dijk on Friday 11th September 2020

Other festival guides

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