With festival season just around the corner, a lot of festivals in the UK are starting to sell out. There are still a huge number of amazing festivals that you can still get to, and we are going to show you our top 5 picks.
1. Y Not Festival, Derbyshire
Date: 25th – 28th July
- Two Door Cinema Club
- Wolf Alice
- You Me At Six
- Franz Ferdinand
Y Not Festival has a reputation for delivering one of the best, and most eclectic lineups in the UK. This year the bill is topped by Bury’s alt-rock legends Elbow, rising starts Two Door Cinema Club, and Foals, hot off the back of their recent release “Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost, Part 1”. They also have late night dance sets from the likes of Jax Jones and Mike Skinner keeping you partying into the night.
Alongside the amazing bands, you can also take in the stunning surroundings Y Not is set in. It’s not all about the music, there is plenty going on around the site with particular highlights being areas such as “Siren’s Cove” and “The Saloon”.
2. Neighbourhood Weekender, Warrington
Date: 25th & 26th May
- George Ezra
- Richard Ashcroft
- The Vaccines
- Gerry Cinnamon
- Primal Scream
After the success of last years edition, Neighbourhood Weekender returns to the fields of Warrington with another impressive lineup. Topped by the radio-friendly and ever-popular George Ezra and the legendary frontman of The Verve, Richard Ashcroft it’s set to be a brilliant weekend and one you will regret missing.
Tickets start at £105 (+booking fees) for the weekend, or individual day tickets can be bought for £55 (+booking fees). If you are interested in attending, contact See Tickets customer services team who will be happy to help.
3. NASS, Bristol
Date: 11th – 14th July
- Cypress Hill
- Yxng Bane
- Loyle Carner
- Tom Misch
NASS Festival pulls together all the arts on one, fantastic weekend. Headlined by Drake collaborator, Giggs, chart toppers Rudimental and the legendary Cypress Hill, music isn’t all you will see if you decide to attend NASS this summer. There’s a huge skate and BMX park, with performances from some of the world’s finest athletes. There is also a hugely impressive street art section, with live artists over the weekend.
4. All Points East, London
Date: 24th May – 26th May, 31st May – 2nd June
- The Chemical Brothers/Hot Chip
- The Strokes/The Raconteurs
- Christine & The Queens/James Blake
- Bring Me The Horizon/Architects
- Mumford & Sons/Leon Bridges
- Bon Iver/Mac DeMarco
All Points East returns to Victoria Park for its second residency, this time bringing with it a 6-day lineup full of some of the world’s best bands from an array of genres. Alongside the headliners, you can catch artists such as Jon Hopkins, Run The Jewels, First Aid Kit, Dizzee Rascal and Idles. There is also a free event in the run-up to the festival featuring a cinema, the arts and more.
You can buy tickets for all 6 days from See Tickets, with prices starting from £60 (+booking fees). There is also local accommodation available to be booked through Booking.com.
5. Reading & Leeds Festival
Date: 23rd – 25th August
- Foo Fighters/A Day To Remember
- The 1975/Royal Blood
- Post Malone/Twenty One Pilots
- Billie Eilish
The legendary Reading and Leeds Festival returns for another year, bringing with them an impressive mix of bands and artists from a variety of genres. Head to the main stage to catch legends like Foo Fighters and newer and more upcoming acts like Blossoms and Counterfeit. If that’s not for you, the Radio 1 Tent is playing host to history maker and Coachella highlight Billie Eilish, or Reading & Leeds favourites Bastille. There’s a whole host for stages whether you’re into rock, punk, dance, grime and R&B to name but a few.
There are still day and weekend tickets available, but they are selling fast so you will have to act quickly!