UK Festivals 2024

UK Music Festivals / UK Festivals Accommodation / Other Types of UK Festivals / Festivals Abroad 

The UK Festivals scene is the brightest it has ever been in 2024, with more choice and more events on these shores than ever before.We can boast world class gatherings like Glastonbury, Strawberries and Creem, The Cambridge Club, and Bestival (check out what happened at the latter below) alongside new contenders such as Love Saves the Day, making for a globally renownded scene of epic proportions.

Whether you want a classic blood and thunder mix of bands or a smorgasbord of haute couture food and craft ales, there's a litany of options available for everyone from the festival newcomer to even the savviest of veterans. 

UK Music Festivals 2024


Ravers can get lost in an abyss of choices in our dance music festivals section, with guitar music fiends equally well fed in their realm. You can find your perfect music festival via our Festival Finder tool, which helps you select the perfect criteria for your experience of what you want out of the event.The strength of diversity of our tastes has led to a beautifully varied selection of UK Music Festivals, with many doing glorious jobs of hitting a number of genres whilst others cover specific niches perfectly. Find out what festivals are on this weekend! 

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UK Festivals Accommodation

For many the festival experience wouldn't be authentic if you didn’t spend it in a tent, but this is by no means the only option available in this day and age. Here’s a few alternatives to the standard pitch a tent choice - click on each link to find festivals that allow for it or offer them as a ticket option 

Campervans

Luxury VIP Camping

On-site Apartments / Chalets

Caravans

 

See our full recommendations in Skiddle’s guide to accommodation at festivals

Other Types of UK Festivals

Festivals aren’t just focused on music. There’s Food Festivals, Beer Festivals, Comedy Festivals, Comic Book Festivals - pretty much every type of interest across our culture has an event which celebrates it. There’s even an abundance of chilli festivals celebrating the power of taste driven heat; check out the video to North East Chilli Festival below

Whether you just fancy a change from the standard festival experience or have a thirst for a specific passion, festivals provide the perfect chance for you to indulge that passion or passing interest with equal aplomb. For festivals this weekend check out our guide below. 

Festivals in the UK

Searching for a festival by city? Take alook at our dedicated festival guides for the following cities:

Belfast

Birmingham

Bristol

Cardiff

Edinburgh

Glasgow

Leeds

Liverpool

London

Manchester

Newcastle

Nottingham

Sheffield 

Festivals beyond the UK

Fancy something a little further afield? The selection of European/Overseas festivals in our guide has a mixture of UK ran events and more exotic choices, enabling you to recreate the UK experience with more certainty of the weather or discover something completely new and exciting.

Latest UK Festivals 2024 News

Heartland Festival brings The View and more to Pitlochry in June

The brand-new Scottish festival brings Idlewild, Tide Lines, Nina Nesbitt, and more to Pitlochry in June. 

Crooked House In The Park returns with incredible multi-genre lineup

Claptone, Hannah Wants, Wilkinson, So Solid Crew, General Levy, Lens, Low Steppa, and more will perform at the Midlands festival in August. 

The Best Music Festivals in Europe

Seeking a sublime festival experience in 2024? These incredible European music festivals are definitely worth your consideration...

City Splash review: downpours can't spoil Caribbean celebration

We sent Erin Cobby to check out a slightly damp City Splash festival.

Cross The Tracks review: the undercard names step up

We sent Jordan Foster to Cross The Tracks festival to check out its selection of jazz, funk, soul and more.

Wide Awake 2024 review: King Gizzard spark beautifully-chaotic scenes

We sent Jo Makabayi to Wide Awake 2024 to check out its ever-eclectic lineup.

Other festival guides

Here's some more festival info to help you plan your summer. Or why not skip directly to our Festival Finder?