FEEL-GOOD FESTIVALS!  

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Turn up the volume for summer 2018!  

The Great British festival scene is unlike any other in Europe. To get ready for the all-summer-long party, check out our guide to the best UK festivals in 2018. All the big names you’d expect, plus some smaller – and often cheaper – ones. And we tell you where to fly to so you have more time to enjoy yourself.

And the fastest and best way to get to them all? Flybe, of course!

It’s time to don your dancing shoes – or your wellies – and prepare to party!

 


JUNE

 

Isle of Wight Festival

21-24 June

A firm favourite in the UK calendar, this is a four-­day, family-­friendly music festival. It’s the festival’s 50th birthday this year, so expect some big acts.

Line up: To be announced. 

Where? Newport, Isle of Wight.

Getting there: Fly to Southampton and then ferry to Isle of Wight.

 

Parklife

9-10 June

A Mancunian institution of urban, electro, indie and pop music. 
Line up: To be announced. 

Where? Heaton Park, Manchester.

Getting there: Fly to Manchester.

 

Download Festival

8-10 June

The UK’s biggest metal festival. Head bangers, brace yourselves for some serious whiplash!

Line up: To be announced. 

Where? Donington Park, Leicestershire

Getting there: Fly to East Midlands or Birmingham

 

Belsonic

June, 2018 – dates to be announced

Belfast’s biggest music festival descends on the city throughout June and unleashes a stellar line-up.

Line up: To be announced. 

Where? Ormeau Park, Belfast.

Getting there: Fly to Belfast City

 


JULY

 

TRNSMT

6-8 July

Glasgow’s newest festival rocked onto the scene for the first time last year. This year, it promises an even bigger party.

Line up: To be announced.

Where? Glasgow Green, Glasgow

Getting there: Fly to Glasgow

 

Lovebox

July, 2018 – dates to be announced

One of London’s top festivals featuring DJs, electronic acts and live bands. 
Line up: To be announced.

Where? Victoria Park, Mile End, London

Getting there: Fly to London City, or choose from four other London airports

 


AUGUST

 

Boardmasters

8-12 August

A blissed-out beachside festival of sun, sea, surf and music.

Line up: To be announced.

Where? Newquay, Cornwall.

Getting there: Fly to Newquay
 

Boomtown Fair

16-19 Aug

A boutique music and arts festival housing 25 stages, celebrating the mad and ridiculous.

Line up: To be announced.

Where? Matterley Estate, Hampshire.

Getting there: Fly to Southampton, then train & bus to Ovington.

 

V Festival

August, 2018 – dates to be announced

One of the biggest stars of the British festival calendar. 
Line up: To be announced.

Where? Hylands Park, Chelmsford & Weston Park, Staffordshire.

Getting there: For Hylands Park, fly to London City, or choose from four other London airports. For Weston Park, fly to Birmingham.

 

Beautiful Days

17-19 August

No sponsors, no advertising – just great music and a chilled-out vibe.

Line up: To be announced. 
Where? Escot Park, Devon.

Getting there: Fly to Exeter

 

Reading & Leeds 2017

24-26 August

Reading and Leeds rock during this high-octane weekend of indie, rock, punk and metal.

Line up: To be announced. 
Where? Richfield Avenue, Reading & Bramham Park, Leeds.

Getting there: For Reading, fly to London City, or choose from four other London airports. For Leeds, fly to Leeds Bradford

 

Creamfields

23-26 August

Unbeatable atmosphere and top notch line up guaranteed at the world’s leading dance music festival. 
Line up: To be announced.

Where? Daresbury, Cheshire.

Getting there: Fly to Manchester or Liverpool

 

Glasgow Summer Sessions

Dates to be announced

Big name acts flock to Scotland’s outdoor city music festival in Bellahouston Park.

Line up: To be announced. 
Where? Bellahouston Park, Glasgow.

Getting there: Fly to Glasgow

 

Lindisfarne Festival

30 August - 2 September

A small yet spectacular music & arts festival at one of the most atmospheric spots in the UK. 
Line up: To be announced.

Where? Beal Farm, Lindisfarne.

Getting there: Fly to Newcastle or Edinburgh, then train and/or bus to Beal Farm.

 


SEPTEMBER

 

Moseley Folk Festival

September, 2018 – dates to be announced

A small, yet exciting smorgasbord of unsigned acts and well established international artists.

Line up: To be announced. 
Where? Moseley Park, Birmingham.

Getting there: Fly to Birmingham

 

Bestival

September, 2018 – dates to be announced

This must-do festival has an easy-going vibe and diverse line-up.

Line up: To be announced. 
Where? Lulworth Estate, Dorset

Getting there: Fly to Southampton

  

True North

September, 2018 – dates to be announced

Up-and-comings perform alongside some of the biggest acts in the UK.

Line up: To be announced.

Where? Venues across central Aberdeen.

Getting there: Fly to Aberdeen