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The Best UK Music Festivals Happening in 2022

The Best UK Music Festivals Happening in 2022

Best UK Festivals 2022

Hospitality Weekend in the Woods

Dates: Sat 17th Sept – Sun, 18th Sept 2022

Location: Beckenham Place Park

Tickets: Day tickets start from £62.70

What to expect: Drum & bass field festival taking place in a 98 acre green woods. There are multipel stages featuring their own unique design with huge stage hosts.

Glastonbury

Dates: Wed, 22nd June – Mon, 26th June 2022

Location: Pilton, Somerset, UK

Tickets: Sold out.

What to expect: The UK’s most famous festival is looking extremely promising, with headliners including Billie Eilish, Kendrick Lamar, and Diana Ross!

Check out all things Glastonbury 2022 over here.

Creamfields (North and South)

Dates: Thurs, 2nd June – Sun 4th June 2022 (Chelmsford) and Thurs, 25th Aug – Sun 28th Aug 2022 (Cheshire)

Location: Hylands Park Chelmsford and Daresbury Cheshire.

Tickets: Creamfields North three day ticket is £350 and Creamfields South is £240.

What to expect: If you go to Creamfields North you can expect to see the likes of Becky Hill, David Guetta, Fat Boy Slim, and Calvin Harris. If you can’t wait until then, you can see the exact same lineup earlier on in the year at Creamfields South.

UK Festival 2022

In It Together

Dates: Fri, 3rd June – Sun, 5th June 2022

Location: Margam, Neath Port Talbot

Tickets: Weekend tickets cost £129.

What to expect: Eight stages of diverse music, luxury camping options available and a separate campsite for those younger 16-17 year olds. The line-up includes Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Two Door Cinema Club, Clean Bandit and The Vaccines.

Mighty Hoopla

Dates: Friday 3rd June – Saturday 4th June 2022

Location: Brockwell Park, London

Tickets: General admission tickets start at £49.50.

What to expect: One of the UK’s biggest pop festivals, Mighty Hoopla features superstar headliners such as Sugababes, Steps, Blue and Anastacia.

Lytham Festival

Dates: 28th June – 10th July 2022

Location: Lytham St Annes, Lancashire.

Tickets: Day tickets start from £65.

What to expect: Lytham festival is this year a 10-night-long affair with big-name headliners including Diana Ross (who’s also playing Glastonbury), Duran Duran and The Strokes.

BST Hyde Park

Dates: Fri, 24th June — Sun, 10th July 2022

Location: Hyde Park, London

Tickets: General admission tickets start at £78.25.

What to expect: Taking place across two weekends, BST Hyde Park features six incredible days of concerts, featuring legendary acts, such as, Elton John, Adele, Nile Rodgers & Chic, and Pearl Jam.

El Dorado

Dates: Thurs, 30th June — Sun, 3rd July 2022

Location: Ledbury, Herefordshire

Tickets: Weekend tickets start at £200.

What to expect: El Dorado is integrating its happy-go-lucky party vibes with a focus on sustainability. Line-up includes Groove Armada, Earth, Wind & Fire, Al McKay, David Rodigan, and Harriet Jaxxon.

El Dorado Festival Map

Download

Dates: Fri, 10th June – Sun, 12th June 2022

Location: Donington Park, Leicestershire

Tickets: A three-night camping ticket starts at £100 for adults.

What to expect: The UK’s biggest heavy metal and rock festival!

Check out all things Download festival 2022 over here.

Tramlines

Dates: Fri, 22nd July — Sun, 24th July 2022

Location: Hillsborough Park, Sheffield

Tickets: Sold Out

What to expect: So far, the lineup includes Sam Fender, Kasabian, The Vaccines, and Becky Hill.

Kendal Calling

Dates: Thurs, 28th July — Sun, 31st July 2022

Location: Lake District, Cumbria

Tickets: Weekend tickets starting at £178.75 (including booking fee).

What to expect: A wholesome feel and plenty of good vibes to go around. The confirmed lineup includes Stereophonics, Supergrass, The Streets, The Kooks, and the Wombats.

We Are FSTVL

Dates: Sat, 6th July — Sun, 7th July 2022

Location: Lake District, Cumbria

Tickets: Standard weekend tickets cost £128.26.

What to expect: We Are FSTVL celebrates the best in House, Urban, Bass, Techno and Drum & Bass. Line-up includes Craig David and KSI.

Boomtown Festival

Dates: Wed, 10th August 2022 – Sun, 14th August 2022

Location: Donington Park, Leicestershire, UK

Tickets: Sold out.

What to expect: Staying true to its roots of expecting the unexpected, the lineup for 2022 isn’t being released until right before the festival.

Camp Bestival

Dates: Thurs, 18th August 2022 – Mon, 21th August 2022

Location: Weston Park, Shropshire, UK

Tickets: From £205.20

What to expect: A family-friendly festival with activities for people of all ages and live performances from the likes of Fat Boy Slim, Becky Hill, Rag n’ Bone Man, Example, Mae Muller, Scouting For Girls and Jodie Harsh.

All Points East

Dates: Fri, 19th August – Sat, 20th August; Thurs, 25th – Sun, 28th August

Location: Victoria Park, London

Tickets: From £57.05

What to expect: A really crazy filled line-up including Gorillaz, Idles, Pusha T, The Chemical Brothers, Kraftwerk, Logic1000, Tame Impala, FKJ, Caroline Polacheck, The Blaze, The National, Disclosure and James Blake.

All Points East Festival

Reading and Leeds

Dates: Fri, 26th Aug – Mon, 29th August 2022

Location: Bramham Park, Richfield Avenue, UK

Tickets: Sold out.

What to expect: With confirmed acts including Bring Me The Horizon, Enter Shikari, and Arctic Monkeys.

Checkout the full lineup for Reading and Leeds.

Yam Carnival

Dates: Sat, 27th August

Location: Clapham Common, London

Tickets: From £66.95

What to expect: An afro-fusion of music and food and good vibes, with lvie performances from Wiz Kid, Naira Marley, Flavour, C-Kay, Fali Ipupa, Gabzy, Black Sherif, Shashimone, Dj Maphorisa, Kabza de Small, Focalistic and Vigro Deep.

Maiden Voyage

Dates: Sun, 28th August 2022

Location: Lee Valley Park, London

Tickets: From £20

What to expect: One of the best jazz, alternative and electronic festivals in London.

GALA

Dates: Thurs, 2nd June – Sat, 4th June 2022

Location: Peckham Rye Park, London

Tickets: From £55

What to expect: Nestled in Peckhame Rye Park, this Independent South London festival, never fails to bring the party. With headliners including Palms Trax, DJ Harvey, and Little Dragon, 2022 will not disappoint.

How The Light Gets In

Dates: Thurs, 2nd June – Sun, 5th June 2022

Location: Hay-on-Wye, Wales

Tickets: Weekend tickets are £148

What to expect: HTLGI celebrates days of discussion and new discoveries through an incredible line-up of music including the likes of Goove Armada, Django and Talvin Singh.

Out and Wild

Dates: Fri, 10th June – Mon, 13th June 2022

Location: Lawrenny, Pembrokeshire

Tickets: A weekend ticket costs £132.

What to expect: The first ever wellness festival for queery women, hosted in Wales and designed to be an inclusive safe and supportive space fo explore new actives, experience and embrace nature.

Parklife

Dates: Sat, 11th June – Sun, 12th June 2022

Location: Heaton Park, Manchester, UK

Tickets: Weekend tickets start at £129.50, and Saturday and Sunday tickets at 79.50 each.

What to expect: Headliners include Megan The Stallion, 50 Cent and Tyle The Creator.

Isle of Wight

Dates: Thurs, 16th June – Sun, 19th June 2022

Location: Seaclose Park, Newport

Tickets: Weekend tickets start at £186.90 for students and £208.20 for adults. There are also day tickets available for £80.50.

What to expect: Lewis Capaldi, Lionel Richie, Sigrid, Muse, Rudimental, and Craig David.

Strawberries & Creem

Dates: Fri, 17th June – Sun, 19th June

Location: Childerley Orchard in Cambridge

Tickets: From £66.95

What to expect: This festival’s motto is “Celebrate Heritage. Champion Future.” Previous headliners include Burna Boy, Digdat, and Wilkinson.

The Women’s Podcast Festival

Dates: Sat, 18th June 2022

Location: Kings Place, London

Tickets: The Women’s Podcast Festival is a one-day event, that “offers intimate access to the women shaping this rapidly expanding medium, to hear their stories, celebrate their successes, and connect with their brilliant minds.”

What to expect: General admission tickets start at £55.55.

Higher Ground Festival

Dates: 24th July 2022

Location: Alexandra Park

Tickets: Day tickets start at £57.70.

What to expect: Headlined by Patti Smith, this new one-day boutique festival is taking place on the vast, sloping grounds in front of Alexandra Palace. You can expect to find a relaxed atmosphere and delicious food.

Wireless Festival

Dates: Fri, 1st July – Mon, 10th July 2022

Location: Crystal Palace, London, UK; Finsbury Park, London, UK; Outdoor At NEC, Birmingham, UK

Tickets: From £95

What to expect: Three locations, two weekends, featuring some of the biggest names in music, including A$ap Rocky, J Cole, Tyler the Creator, Cardi B, SZA, Nicki Minaj, Dave, Doja Cat, Megan Thee Stallion, Ms Banks, Bia, and more…

Checkout all things Wireless Festival over here.

Latitude

Dates: Thurs, 21st July — Mon, 25th July 2022

Location: Henham Park, Suffolk

Tickets: A standard adult weekend ticket starts at £226.80.

What to expect: Latitude festival is a celebration of all things music, dance, comedy, poetry, theatre, literature, podcasts, family activities, and wellness.

Going to Latitude and want to know the weather? Check out http://latitudeweather.uk/

Best UK Festival 2022 – The Full List

  1. Hospitality Weekend in the Woods
  2. Glastonbury
  3. Creamfields (North and South)
  4. In It Together
  5. Mighty Hoopla
  6. Lytham Festival
  7. BST Hyde Park
  8. El Dorado
  9. Download
  10. Tramlines
  11. Kendal Calling
  12. We Are FSTVL
  13. Boomtown Festival
  14. Camp Bestival
  15. All Points East
  16. Reading and Leeds
  17. Yam Carnival
  18. Maiden Voyage
  19. GALA
  20. How The Light Gets In
  21. Out and Wild
  22. Parklife
  23. Isle of Wight
  24. Strawberries & Creem
  25. The Women’s Podcast Festival
  26. Higher Ground Festival
  27. Wireless Festival
  28. Latitude
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