New On Skiddle: Solardo Block Party, Hacienda Classical, Hifields & more...

Check out this weeks roundup of some of the best and most recently added events on Skiddle

Skiddle Staff

Last updated: 9th Apr 2021

In anticipation of next week's monumental easing of COVID restrictions - on Monday 12th April - party planners across the UK have been busy beavering away, finalising lineups and venues, and announcing their events throughout the week on Skiddle.

Once again, we've been overwhelmed by a plethora of magnificent music gatherings, food and drink festivals, theatre performances and more, all of which look set to happen in a COVID safe manner throughout the spring and summer this year. 

Get a load of some this week's excellent, recently added events below.


Click or tap of the event titles for tickets and more...



Solardo Block Party: Birmingham

When: Sunday 19th September 2021

Where: Venue TBA in Birmingham

Dynamic house duo, Solardo make their long overdue return to Birmingham this September, for an all-day block party rave in the heart of the UK's second city.

The pair of sought-after DJ/producers will take over one of Birminghams biggest and most popular outdoor spaces, alongside a host of very special guests - both yet to be announced. Keep your eyes peeled for more...

Only a few tickets remain for this event, acts fast to secure yours now.


Find tickets for Solardo Block Party: Birmingham here




Hacienda Classical & guests

When: Sunday 29th August 2021

Where: Blackpool Cricket Club in Blackpool

The legendary Fac51 team have announced plans to throw their first party of the year on the coast of North West England, at Blackpool's Cricket Club.

Delivering an all-new set for 2021, those who get their hands on tickets can expect to witness the some of the biggest tracks of the '80s and '90s Madchester scene, performed live by the Hacienda Classical Orchestra and a handful of DJ greats.

Regular Factory faces the likes of world renown DJ’s Graeme Park and Mike Pickering, will be accompanied by Robin Maynard (Robin S), Crystal Waters and many more artists of the day. 

Experience the Hacienda like never before over the August bank holiday in 2021. 


Find tickets for Hacienda Classical & guests here





Hifields Festival 2021

When: Saturday 3rd - Sunday 4th July 2021 (Multiple dates)

Where: Chippenham Park in Newmarket

Hifields Festival ethos is simple - To provide a space where fans of music can free themselves of their inhibitions, and become fully immersed in the sounds that surround them. 

Founded by a group of friends and music lovers, the festival brings together various aspects of culture, for one weekend of fun in the idyllic and magical Cambridgeshire countryside.

Boasting an eclectic and diverse programme of performances, covering an array of genres and music styles, this years third anniversary event will welcome sets from names such as garage legend, Artful Dodger, Beans On Toast, Crissy Criss, Danny Clockwork, DJ Luck & MC Neat, Franky Wah, Jaguar Skills, Metrik, drum n bass legend Nicky Blackmarket, Scouting For Girls, Skream, Terry Farley, Wilkinson, Will Taylor and many more...


Find tickets for Hifields Festival 2021 here




HIVE - Autumn/Winter Series - Phase One

When: Friday 24th September - Friday 26th November 2021 (15 dates)

Where: Engine Rooms in Southampton

Seasoned party starters Hive, in partnership with Worried About Henry, look set to provide the people of Southampton with a score of first rate events throughout the Autumn and Winter this year, featuring some of the worlds most in-demand dance music selectors.

Taking over the popular Engine Rooms live music venue in Southampton, from September through til November, dance fans can expect to see headliners Pete Tong, Hot Since 82, Solardo, Eats Everything, Wilkinson, High Contrast, Sub Focus, Dimension, Franky Wah, Cristoph, Skream, My Nu Leng, Alan FitzPatrick, Macky Gee, and Bou amongst others, playing live with support from emerging and local talents.

Phase Two of the Hive takeover is still to be announced. Watch this space.


Find tickets for HIVE - Autumn/Winter Series - Phase One here




Louder presents Pendulum: Trinity, Hybrid Minds, DJ Fresh + more


When: Friday 13th August 2021

Where: The Drumsheds in London

Aussie legends Rob Swire, Gareth McGrillen and Paul Harding aka Pendulum, will bring their breathtaking Trinity show to London this year for a special all-day summer event.

Taking place at one of the capitals most innovative, new live music venues -  The Drumsheds, the headline act will see supporting performances from two of the most prolific names in the UK drum n bass scene - Hybrid Minds, fresh off the back of selling out their Brixton Academy show 6 months in advance, and serial chart topper - DJ Fresh

Don't miss what is set to be one of the loudest and most unforgettable drum n bass shows in the UK in 2021.


Find tickets for Pendulum: Trinity, Hybrid Minds, DJ Fresh + more here




King of The Rollers & Inja - Portsmouth - Concrete Thursdays

When: Thursday 22nd July 2021

Where: Astoria in Portsmouth

Three pioneers of the UK drum n bass scene, Serum, Voltage and Bladerunner, otherwise collectively known as bass outfit, King of the Rollers will head up the bill at one of Portsmouths most popular and enduring music venues this July - The Astoria.

Confirmed to stress test the foundations of the 100+ year old building alongside the trio of dance floor destroyers and MC Inja, are the likes of up and comers Harkaran, NEMAN, DP, PYXS, Sublimited and Robo K.

Featuring live music over two rooms, covering everything from bassline, garage, grime, dubstep and of course, drum n bass, and with tickets starting at just £6, we expect this heavy hitting event to sell out extremely fast. 


Find tickets for King of The Rollers & Inja here




Moovin Barn Party

When: Saturday 10th July 2021

Where: Whitebottom Farm in Stockport

The trusted curators behind one of Northern Englands finest boutique music events, Moovin Festival are spoiling us all this year, delivering yet another fine celebration of live music.

Set to bring the Etherow Country Park alive for an additional day this July, the Moovin Barn Party will set up shop at the main events native home - Stockport's Whitebottom Farm. Providing those in attendance with world class performances, ticket holders can expect to see the likes of Congo Natty, Norman Jay MBE, General Levy, Mr Scruff, Graeme Park, Krafty Kuts, DJ Paulette and many more.

Camping options are also available for this very special all day “Barn Party” down at the Farm. No excuses to miss this one. Tickets will sell fast. You have been warned. 


Find tickets for Moovin Barn Party here




LiFE in the Park Brighton


When: Saturday 26th June - Saturday 10th July 2021 (8 Dates)

Where: Brighton Rugby Club Brighton

The dedicated team behind of Brighton's most renowned night spots, The Arch will take over Brighton's Rugby club this June and July, for a four-weekend celebration of open air live music events.

LiFE In The Park Festival is set to offer the very best in drum n bass, house, techno, disco, hip hop, and everything in between, throughout the course of its month long residency. 

Amongst the many headline acts confirmed to entertain the masses at the forthcoming event, are the likes of British DJ duo Orbital, and soundclash champion, David Rodigan, alongside names such as Mella Dee, Cinthie, Ras Kwame, Justin Robertson and more. 

Celebrate the return of normality and live music, in the fields of Brighton this summer.


Find tickets for LiFE in the Park Brighton here




UB40: Live from the Valley

When: Sunday 1st August 2021

Where: Sandwell Valley Country Park in Sandwell

British heritage and reggae royalty collective, UB40 head to the picturesque Sandwell Valley Country Park in the Black Country, on the outskirts of Birmingham, for an outdoor, all-day extravaganza this August.

Performing live on the first-ever 'Live from the Valley' experience, punters on the day can expect to sing and sway to a number of the Grammy-nominated groups many smash hits - from '(I Can't) Help Falling in Love with You' and 'One in Ten' to stand out tracks, 'Red Red Wine' and 'Kingston Town'.

More artists have yet to be announced for the upcoming day long party. Watch this space for more details. 


Find tickets for UB40: Live from the Valley here




Coventry Dining Club

When: Friday 23rd April - Sunday 30th May 2021 (Multiple dates)

Where: Coventry Cathedral in Coventry

Following a twelve week run of sell out events in 2020, Coventry Dining Club is back!

Returning throughout April and May this year, the events organisers will set about transforming the city's stunning cathedral square once more, into a space filled with delights set to send your senses wild. 

Established by the creators of Birmingham's biggest, best and most favoured street food event, Digbeth Dining Club, this fantastic outdoor celebration of food and drink will offer its guests the opportunity to sample some of the most lavish, delicious and extravagant cuisines and beverages found anywhere in the UK.

All food and drink options available are prepared on site by an array of passionate craft makers, vendors and award winning chefs. 

If you're a fan of pigging out, this is the event for you.


Find tickets for Coventry Dining Club here




Cinderella on Ice


When: Tuesday 3rd August - Sunday 31st October 2021 (Multiple dates)

Where: Lincolnshire Showground in Lincoln /  Rawcliffe Country Park in York / Stewart Park in Middlesbrough / Errol Showground in Perth / Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh / Rainton Arena in Houghton-le-Spring / Hickstead Showground in Brighton

A romantic fairytale story brought to life on the ice...

From the producers of Peter Pan, Sleeping Beauty and Snow White on Ice, comes yet another amazing, timeless and fantastical live show - Cinderella on Ice.

Enslaved by her evil stepmother and green-eyed stepsisters, Cinderella can only dream of one day attending the Royal Ball. Enter Cinderella's Fairy Godmother, who grants her a wish, sending Cinderella to the ball to fatefully meet her Prince Charming. Will she get  home before the spell wears off? Or will she face the fury of her wicked step family...

A tale as old as time, that will have young families captivated from start to finish, crammed with high-end musical numbers, amazing visuals, including the spectacular Ice Palace, and much, much more.

Don't miss your chance to witness this fairytale classic in a city near you, in 2021.


Find tickets for Cinderella on Ice here





Looking for a Socially Distanced event to attend in the upcoming weeks and months? Check out our long list of COVID safe parties happening near you throughout the spring and summer here



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