UK Festivals 2024

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The UK Festivals scene is the brightest it has ever been in 2024, 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 2024


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 2024

Glastonbudget Festival

Glastonbudget Festival

23rd - 26th May 2024

Turnpost Farm

Radio 1 Big Weekend

Radio 1 Big Weekend

24th - 26th May 2024

Dundee

Live At Leeds in the Park

Live At Leeds in the Park

25th May 2024

Various venues in Leeds

Dot to Dot Festival

Dot to Dot Festival

25th - 26th May 2024

Manchester, Bristol and Nottingham

Rockstar Energy presents Parklife Festival

Rockstar Energy presents Parklife Festival

8th - 9th Jun 2024

Heaton Park, Manchester

Sonar Festival

Sonar Festival

13th - 15th Jun 2024

Various venues in Barcelona

Show all 20 UK Festivals 2024

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. For festivals this weekend check out our guide below. 

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 2024 News

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Get Together Festival Review: A day of indie delight in the Steel City sun

With an epic indie lineup that included the likes of CMAT, Porij, Gruff Rhys, and more, we sent Tom Hirst down to the Sheffield Get Together Festival, find out all about it below!

Wizzafest returns in August

For the first time in five years, Wizzafest makes its welcome return.

Could Be Real head for an unforgettable tribute festival tour

Transport through time with the help of Could Be Real Tribute Festival this summer, as they bring you all the best tribute acts to fulfil your concert-going dreams!

The Best Late May Bank Holiday Events & Festivals

Still not decided on plans for the upcoming Bank Holiday? Well, check out these May bank holiday events and May bank holiday festivals with tickets still available on Skiddle now!

The A-Z of Festival Essentials

Wondering what to take to a festival? From booze to baby wipes, here are the festival essentials you need to come out the other side in one piece this festival season.

Other festival guides

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