UK Festivals 2022 / 2023

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 2022, with more choice and more events on these shores than ever before.We can boast world class gatherings like Glastonbury, Strawberries and Creem, The Cambridge Club, 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 2022 / 2023


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 2022 / 2023

Liverpool Sound City

Liverpool Sound City

28th - 30th Apr 2023

Multiple Venues, Liverpool

Sounds From The Other City

Sounds From The Other City

30th Apr 2023

Chapel Street, Salford

The Great Escape Festival

The Great Escape Festival

10th - 13th May 2023

Various Venues, Brighton

Love Saves The Day Festival

Love Saves The Day Festival

27th - 28th May 2023

Ashton Court, Bristol

Live At Leeds in the Park

Live At Leeds in the Park

27th May 2023

Various venues in Leeds

Wychwood Festival

Wychwood Festival

2nd - 4th Jun 2023

Cheltenham Racecourse

Show all 20 UK Festivals 2022 / 2023

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 

Campervans

Luxury VIP Camping

On-site Apartments / Chalets

Caravans

 

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 in the UK

Searching for a festival by city? Take alook at our dedicated festival guides for the following cities:

Belfast

Birmingham

Bristol

Cardiff

Edinburgh

Glasgow

Leeds

Liverpool

London

Manchester

Newcastle

Nottingham

Sheffield 

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 2022 / 2023 News

Elton John announced as Glastonbury 2023's first headliner

Elton will be performing his last ever UK show at the festival, for what looks set to become one of Glastonbury's most iconic sets ever

Kubix Alternative Festival announces lineup for 2023

The North East haven of Rock and Indie returns for another year with a huge lineup, scroll down to find out more and book tickets!

Knockengorroch Festival announces first wave of artists for 2023 edition

A selection of world-class names from near and far will journey to the stunning Southern Uplands of Scotland to mark the festival's milestone 25th anniversary

Hacienda Classical returns to Highest Point in 2023

Highest Point have announced that Hacienda Classical will be playing the festival in 2023.

Detonate Festival 2023: Tickets on sale at 7pm this evening

Nottingham's biggest electronic music event returns to Colwick Country Park in 2023 for another day-long rave spectacle

Other festival guides

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