Top 7 UK Festivals 2019

The summer months are around the corner and that means one thing, festival season. The UK is lucky to boast a huge array of festivals, spreading across many genres. Whether you’re making a dive for the mosh pit, grabbing your rave paint or planning a family day out, there’s something for you.

  1. All Points East

Acts:

  • Chemical Brothers
  • The Strokes
  • Christine and the Queens
  • Bring Me The Horizon
  • Mumford & Sons
  • Bon Iver

Set in the heart of London at Victoria Park, All Points East returns this year spread across two weekends. Boasting one of the most varied lineups in the UK. Catch alt metalcore titans Bring Me The Horizon and then the following day bounce along to folk-cum-indie heroes Mumford & Sons. You can also catch US rockers The Strokes for their first UK performance in over four years.

All Points East is at Victoria Park, London on 24th – 26th May and 31st May – 2nd June 2019. Tickets start from £59.95 and are available on See Tickets.

Hands in the air at a concert

  1. Reading and Leeds Festival

Acts:

  • Foo Fighters
  • The 1975
  • Post Malone
  • Twenty One Pilots
  • A Day To Remember
  • Royal Blood

Reading and Leeds are two of the UK’s most iconic music festivals, and this year have pulled off easily one of the best lineups of the summer. Topped by rock legends Foo Fighters, alongside Brit award winners The 1975 and a co-headling duo of Post Malone and Twenty One Pilots, it’s sure to be the party of the summer.

Reading Festival is held at Richfield Avenue and Leeds Festival is at Bramham Park. Tickets start from £74.50 and can be purchased at See Tickets.

  1. Boardmasters

Acts:

  • Wu-Tang Clan
  • Florence & The Machine
  • Foals
  • Giggs
  • The Wombats
  • Jorja Smith

Are you a fan of the surf and good music? If so, then Boardmasters might be the festival for you this summer. You can enjoy live performances of some of the best bands and DJ’s the world has to offer, all in the stunning setting of Newquay. There’s even the opportunity to put a wetsuit on and learn to surf with Boardmasters Official Surf School.

Boardmasters takes place at Trebelsue Farm in Newquay, and tickets are available from See Tickets starting at £64.00.

Love heart crowd

  1. Creamfields

Acts:

  • Swedish House Mafia
  • Calvin Harris
  • Deadmau5
  • Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike
  • Chemical Brothers
  • Tiesto

The UK’s most iconic dance paradise Creamfields is back for another year. This time bringing along with it comeback kings Swedish House Mafia and world-renowned producer of instant classics Calvin Harris. Creamfields is an endless party and is the perfect summer blowout over the August Bank Holiday weekend. You can take in some of the greatest electronic artists the world has to offer.

Creamfields is held in Daresbury, Cheshire and tickets are available from £93.50 at See Tickets.

  1. Download Festival

Acts:

  • Def Leppard
  • Slipknot
  • Tool
  • Smashing Pumpkins
  • Slash ft Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators
  • Die Antwoord

Metalheads unite, Download is back for another year and this time is bringing with it Def Leppard, Slipknot and the returning Tool. Download is one of the worlds most famous rock and heavy metal festivals. It constantly produces one of the most consistent lineups in the UK festival scene. Are you a wrestling fan? Then head to the WWE Next Arena to watch one of the many performances over the weekend.

Download Festival is held at Donington Park, and you can buy tickets from See Tickets starting at £199.80 for a weekend ticket.

Festival lights

  1. Parklife

Acts:

  • Cardi B
  • George Ezra
  • The Streets
  • Eric Prydz
  • Disclosure
  • Migos

Manchester has one of the best music scenes in the world of music, and now has a festival that does it justice. Parklife is a constantly growing monster, and this year it’s just got bigger. An incredibly varied lineup, you can take in the likes of Christine & The Queens, or if house music is your thing, head over and see Patrick Topping. Discover some of the latest and greatest artists across a variety of stages as Parklife truly stamps its mark on the UK festival scene.

Tickets are selling fast for the festival held at Heaton Park. Weekend and day tickets are available from £76.45 over at See Tickets.

  1. Latitude

Acts:

  • George Ezra
  • Snow Patrol
  • Lana Del Rey
  • Underworld
  • Primal Scream
  • Jason Manford

Latitude is one of the most family-friendly festival environments in the UK. It boasts a huge collection of music, art and comedy for you to enjoy over their 3 day weekend. Discover hidden gems by the lake, or join American pop princess Lana Del Rey over on the main stage, your options are endless. Latitude also presents one of the biggest comedy lineups on the festival scene. You can take in headline sets from UK comedy legend Jason Manford and US star Michelle Wolf.

Sound like your thing? Latitude takes place at Henham Park in Suffolk, with tickets available from See Tickets at £218.70 for a weekend ticket. Other ticket options are available.