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Festivals 2015

8th April 2015 | Posted in Womens & Festivals by H. Simpson

Planning on spending the best part of summer in a muddy UK field or dancing the night away on a beach in Croatia? Or maybe you're going to be watching Glasto or V from the comfort of your own home? One thing's for sure and that's the UK has pretty much everyone covered in terms of choice of music and scale.  Whether it be a one day festival or a three day camping trip, we give you a round up of some of today's most popular music festivals...


23-24 Outbreak - held at Donington Park in Leicestershire and featuring 20 stages, Outbreak is a relatively new 2 day electronic music festival that sees Armand Van Helden, Gorgon City & Radio 1's Danny Howard perform.
23-24 Lost Village - a brand new festival from Radio 1's Jaymo & Andy George; founders of the Moda brand with Annie Mac as one notable headliner.
23-24 Radio 1 Big Weekend - held in Norwich this year with Florence & the Machine and Taylor Swift announced so far.
30-31 We Are FSTVL - Held in London, with one of the best dance music lineups this year featuring Carl Cox, Steve Angello & Steve Aoki.


6-7 Parklife - if you're a fan of the Warehouse Project, you're gonna love Parklife this year as its beign organised by them! Held in Manchester with a mixture of music genres, but some of the biggies are Disclosure, Fatboy Slim, Wu Tang Clan and Nas.
11-14 Isle of Wight - another festival thats not genre specific with Blur, The Prodigy, Pharrell and even UB40'S Ali Campbell!
12-14 Download - another held at Donington Park this year and the biggest rock festival in the UK with Slipknot, Muse, Marilyn Manson and Kiss headlining.
24-28 Glastonbury - THE festival of all festivals in the UK, meaning its usually hard to get a ticket and cue lots of controversy surrounding the headliners of choice; this year Kanye West is in the firing line.
28-2 Hideout - set on a stretch of beach in Croatia with a big host of house djs including Seth Troxler, Maceo Plex and MK.


3-5 Wireless - held in Finsbury Park over three days, the non-camping festival sees Nicki Minaj, David Guetta and Drake headlining.
10-12 T in the Park - held over three days in Scotland with usually one of the best lineups of the year! This year doesn't dissapoint and sees Kasabian, Sam Smith, The Libertines, The Prodigy and Stereophonics headline.
11 Cocoon in the Park - a festival on a smaller scale, based in Leeds and held for the masses of house lovers with Carl Cox fronting the stage this year.
11 Electric Daisy Carnival - onto its third year and following in the footsteps of its american counterparts, the electonic music festival also offers a host of entertainment including rides and performers and held at Milton Keynes Bowl.
16-19 Benicassim - a combination of indie and dance music set in Spain but featuring the best acts of the UK. This year, Blur, The Prodigy and Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds fly across to perform.
17-18 Lovebox - originating from Groove Armada's renowned club nights back in the day and expanding into a two day festival in London's Victoria Park. This year Chase & Status, Nas and Annie Mac headline.
18 Splendour - offering the midlands a music festival for all ages, set in Wollaton Park, Nottingham. Highlights include The Specials, James, Bananarama, Jess Glynn and The Twang.
24-26 Tomorrowland - with sought after tickets selling out almost immediately, the festival in Belgium hosts the world's best EDM acts set amongst a hugely decorated magical kingdom inspired surroundings inclusing the famous giant talking book!
30-2 Camp Bestival - a family friendly spin off of Bestival, held in Dorset and includes a mix of theatrical shows, comedy, live acts and poets.


10-17 Sziget - be sure to check the huge lineup of this festival in Budapest! Ellie Goulding, Kasabian and Robbie Williams are just two of the highlights.
22-23 V Festival - now one of the UK's biggest festivals, booking the biggest acts in the industry including Kasabian, Sam Smith, Calvin Harris and Stereophonics.
28-30 Creamfields - the go-to festival of choice for dance music lovers in the UK sees the usual acts from Hardwell, Tiesto, Afrojack and Laidback Luke this year.
28-30 Leeds - held on the same weekend as Creamfields, Leeds Festival caters for the indie fans but has been including other genres in recent years. Expect to be slumming it unless you opt for the VIP option of course!
29-30 SW4 - quite an underated festival if you're into house music, the two day London festival is set on Clapham Common and has Skrillex, Faithless, Fatboy Slim and Basement Jaxx booked so far.


10-13 Bestival - definitely the best inventive festival in terms of theme, props and decor, with specific areas such as the 'Ambient Forest' and 'The Port' which features a huge ship in which acts can perform on as well as trapeeze artists perfoming above your head and lots and lots of lasers! Also features films in the forest, workshops and alternative forms of entertainment, stalls and food. Expect everything to be eco-friendly!


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