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The Top UK Festivals

The Top UK Festivals

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The Top UK Festivals

Kendal Calling

Location: Lowther Deer Park, Lake District

Website: http://www.kendalcalling.co.uk/

Main Acts: Dizzee Rascal, James, We are Scientists, Feeder, Maximo Park, Shed Seven, Benga, Andy C, Shy FX, Redlight

  • First hit the scene - 2006
  • Capacity - 13,000
  • Ticket prices - £6 advance/£10 on the day
  • Camping - Yes

Global Gathering

Location: Long Marston Airfield, Stratford Upon Avon

Website: http://www.globalgathering.com

Main Acts: Tinie Tempah, Armin Van Buren, Skrillex, Magnetic Man, Annie Mac, Chase & Status, Frendly Fires, Ashley Wallbridge, Above & Beyond, Nero

  • First hit the scene - 2001
  • Capacity - 50,000
  • Ticket prices - £65 to £280 plus booking fee
  • Camping - Yes

Cloud 9 Festival

Location: Love Lane Farm, Cheshire

Website: http://www.cloud9festival.co.uk

Main Acts: Yousef, Benjamin Francis, Leftwich, The Whip, Nina Nesbitt, Rich Reason, Midnight, The Quangos, The Rittz,

  • First hit the scene - 2007
  • Capacity - 5,000
  • Ticket prices - £32
  • Camping - Yes

V Festival

Location: Hylands Park & Weston Park

Website: http://www.vfestival.com

Main Acts: The Stone Roses, The Killers, Snow Patrol, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Example, Ed Sheran, Tom Jones, Happy Mondays, The Human League

  • First hit the scene - 1996
  • Capacity - 90,000
  • Ticket prices - £83.50 to £175 plus booking fee
  • Camping - Yes

Creamfields 2012

Location: Daresbury Estate, Warrington, Cheshire

Website: http://www.creamfields.com

Dates: 24th - 26th August 2012

Main Acts: The Chemical Brothers, Judge Jules, Eric Prydz, Eddie Halliwell, Pete Tong, Tiesto, Deadmau5, Alex Kidd, Cally & Juice, Sub Focus

  • First hit the scene - 1998
  • Capacity - 50,000
  • Ticket prices - £60 to £145 plus booking fee
  • Camping - Yes

Reading 2012

Location: Richfield Avenue, Reading

Website: http://www.readingfestival.co.uk

Dates: 24th - 26th August 2012

Main Acts: Kasabian, Foo Fighters, Kaiser Chiefs, Justice, Two Door Cinema Club, The Maccabees, The Cure, The Black Keys, The Vaccines, The Courteeners, Katy B

  • First hit the scene - 1989
  • Capacity - 90,000
  • Ticket prices - £85 to £197.50 plus booking fee
  • Camping - Yes

South West Four Weekender

Location: Clapham Common, London

Website: http://www.southwestfour.co.uk

Dates: 25th - 26th August 2012

Main Acts: 2Manydjs, Carl Cox, Zane Lowe, Eric Morillo, Erol Alkan, Sasha, John Digweed, Public Enemy, DJ Freah, Pete Tong

  • First hit the scene - 2004
  • Capacity - 20,000
  • Ticket prices - £45 to £85 plus booking fee
  • Camping - No

Sundown Festival

Location: Showground, Norfolk

Website: http://www.sundownfestival.co.uk

Dates: 1st - 2nd September 2012

Main Acts: Chase & Status, Sub Focus, Labrinth, Zane Lowe, Pixie Lott, MJ Cole, DJ EZ, Olly Murs, Katy B, Delilah

  • First hit the scene - 2011
  • Capacity - 20,000
  • Ticket prices - £29.50 to £90 plus booking fee
  • Camping - Yes

Bestival

Location: Robin Hill, County Park, Isle of Wight

Website: http://www.bestival.net

Dates: 9th September 2012

Main Acts: Stevie Wonder, Florence & the Machine, 2Manydjs, Soulwax, Justice, The XX, Nero, Freindly Fires, Emeli Sande, New Order

  • First hit the scene - 2004
  • Capacity - 50,000
  • Ticket prices - £120 to £299 plus booking fee
  • Camping - Yes

Shakedown

Location: Stanmer Park, Brighton

Website: http://www.shakedown.co.uk

Dates: 6th October 2012

Main Acts: Dizzee Rascal, Professor Green, Katy B, Stooshe, Knife Party, Zane Lowe, Friction, Shy FX, Ms Dynamite, Union

  • First hit the scene - 2011
  • Capacity - 10,000
  • Ticket prices - £40 plus booking fee
  • Camping - No