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Here’s The British Summertime Festivals You Can’t Miss

Here’s The British Summertime Festivals You Can’t Miss

Here's The British Summertime Festivals You Can't Miss

In recent years, the UK has become the place to go to music festivals, with the live music scene blowing up. Because of this, there are now so many amazing music festivals happening during the British summer holidays, it is hard to choose which one, or ones, you are going to. With so many festivals, there are different vibes, music genres, locations and lengths of festivals to suit anyone and everyone’s needs. To help you make up your mind, we have compiled a list of the top eight British summertime festivals that you cannot miss out on.

1. Glastonbury Festival

Where: Worthy Farm, Glastonbury

When: June 26 – 30, 2019


Lineup Highlights: Stormzy, The Killers, The Cure, Janet Jackson, Tame Impala, Years & Years, George Ezra, Liam Gallagher, Miley Cyrus, Ms Lauryn Hill, Diplo, Janelle Monae, Billie Eilish, Snow Patrol, Sheryl Crow.

Music genres: Glastonbury Festival pretty much includes every genre, from rock to pop to house and country.

Here’s The British Summertime Festivals You Can’t Miss


2. Reading and Leeds Festival

Where: Little John’s Farm (Reading) and Bramham Park (Leeds)

When: August 23-25, 2019

Lineup Highlights: The 1975, Post Malone, Twenty One Pilots, Foo Fighters, The Wombats, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, Bastille, Dave, Machine Gun Kelly, Anteros, Mini Mansions, Of Mice & Men, Charli XCX, Pale Waves, The Distillers, The Amazons, Billie Eilish, Blossoms, Hayley Kiyoko, Yungblud, Mura Masa, CHVRCHES.


Music genres: Reading and Leeds mainly showcases rock and indie music, however it has recently started showing more rap acts.

Here’s The British Summertime Festivals You Can’t Miss

3. Isle of Wight Festival

Where: Newport, Isle of Wight

When: June 13-16, 2019

Lineup Highlights: George Ezra, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Keane, Garbage, Biffy Clyro, Fatboy Slim, Courteeners, Lily Allen, Jess Glynne, Bastille, Anne-Marie, Sigrid, Haçienda Classiçal, Rick Astley.

Music Genres: Similar to previously mentioned, Isle of Wight is more mainstream, with acts coming from the rock and pop genres.

Here’s The British Summertime Festivals You Can’t Miss

4. Lovebox Festival

Where: Gunnersbury Park, London

When: July 12-13, 2019

Lineup Highlights: Solange, Chance The Rapper, Brockhampton, Loyle Carner, Four Tet, Lizzo, slowthai, Action Bronson, Annie Mac, H.E.R., Cupcakke, Vanjess, Loyle Carner.

Music Genres: Lovebox festival tends to showcase music in the genres of R&B, rap and hip hop.

Here’s The British Summertime Festivals You Can’t Miss

5. Download Festival

Where: Donington Park, Leicestershire

When: June 14-16, 2019

Lineup Highlights: Def Leppard, Smashing Pumpkins, Whitesnake, Trivium, Slipknot, Tool, Slash (featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators), Die Antwoord, Lamb of God, Slayer, Rob Zombie, Skindred.

Music Genres: Download Festival is the key rock music festival, having acts ranging from classic rock to glam rock to heavy metal.

Here’s The British Summertime Festivals You Can’t Miss

6. Creamfields Festival

Where: Daresbury Estate, Cheshire

When: August 22-25, 2019

Lineup Highlights: deadmau5, Calvin Harris, Swedish House Mafia, Martin Garrix, Tchami, Fatboy Slim, The Chemical Brothers, Tiesto, Adam Beyer, Annie Mac, Afrojack, Duke Dumont, Fisher.

Music Genres: If you are wanting a festival which purely features DJ’s so that you can dance the night away, then Creamfieds is that festival.

Here’s The British Summertime Festivals You Can’t Miss

7. Wireless Festival

Where: Finsbury Park, London

When: July 5-7, 2019

Lineup Highlights: Cardi B, Migos, A$AP Rocky, Travis Scott, Future, Lil Uzi Vert, Tyga, Stefflon Don, Rae Sremmurd, Young Thug, Lil Baby, Gunna, Ella Mai, Tory Lanez, Bugzy Malone, IAMDDB, Lil Yachty, Tiwa Savage, Rich the Kid.

Music Genres: Simiar to Lovebox Festival, Wireless mainly features artists from rap, hip hop and R&B backgrounds.

Here’s The British Summertime Festivals You Can’t Miss

8. Lattitude Festival

Where: Henham Park, Suffolk

When: July 18-21, 2019

Lineup Highlights: George Ezra, Lana Del Rey, Snow Patrol, CHVRCHES, Futureheads, Everything Everything, Honeyblood, Primal Scream, MØ, Ray BLK, The Kingdom Choir, Jenny Lewis.

Music Genres: Lattitude Festival is another mainstream music festival which feaures acts from many genres, including rock, pop and indie.

Here’s The British Summertime Festivals You Can’t Miss

Which British summertime festivals will you be heading to this summer? Comment in the section down below!

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