The legendary dance music festival Creamfields North is marking its 25th anniversary this year. The London evening standard called it a “sure-fire gathering of some of the best-known DJs on the world circuit.” It takes place in Cheshire over the August bank holiday weekend. The lineup for this year features performers including Armin Van Bureen, Above & Beyond, Carl Cox and
25-28 AUGUST: DARESBURY, CHESHIRE
A four-day event with music, food, wellness, comedy, and adventure, Lost Village is held in a lovely forest in the Lincolnshire countryside. Musicians like Bonobo, Daphni, Horse Meat Disco, Honey Dijon, Jayda G, Jamie XX, Kojey Radical, Tom Misch and many more are among the highlights. There will be a strong culinary emphasis in addition to the musical selection. KOL, Roberta Hall and Da Terra will all offer upscale dining options within the woods. Forest dinners will be served by chefs like Tim Siadatan (Padella and Trullo) and Melissa Hemsley and there will also be a Hawksmoor Sunday Feast.
25-28 AUGUST: LINCOLNSHIRE
All Points East
Victoria Park in east London hosts the multi-day All Points East event of music and entertainment. Disclosure, Gorillaz, IDLES, Kraftwerk, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, The Chemical Brothers, The National and Tame Impala are some of the headliners for 2022.
25-28 AUGUST: VICTORIA PARK, LONDON
10th Rye International Jazz & Blues Festival
This year, the Rye International Jazz Festival marks its tenth year with a spectacular lineup that includes jazz and blues performers from all around the world. There will be a variety of free music events and performances by artists like Curtis Stigers, Imelda May, Stanley Jordan and the Roberto Fonseca Trio on stages across the town. Throughout the weekend, a range of ticketed and unticketed events are available.
25-29 AUGUST: RYE, EAST SUSSEX
Reading and Leeds Festivals
When announcing the headliners for 2022, the Reading and Leeds website stated, “Mainstage clashes remain a thing of the past.” Arctic Monkeys, Bring Me The Horizon, Dave, Megan Thee Stallion and The 1975 Halsey are some of the headliners.
26-28 AUGUST: RICHFIELD AVENUE, READING; BRAMHAM PARK, LEEDS
The Big Feastival
The Big Feastival, a fusion of excellent food and amazing music, is to be held at the Cotswolds farm owned by bassist of Blur, Alex James and is the ideal event for fans of both since it “brings the two together,” the Daily Mirror said. The headliners for 2022 are Anne Marie, Stereophonics, The Human League and Sugababes.
26-28 AUGUST: ALEX JAMES’S FARM, THE COTSWOLDS
This summer, Victorious Festival is returning to Southsea’s seaside with an incredible lineup of performers. The Friday lineup includes James, Stereophonics and afternoon special guests Primal Scream, while the Saturday lineup includes Bastille, Declan McKenna, Paolo Nutini, Sugababes and The Wombats. On Sunday, there are performances by Anne-Marie, Nothing But Thieves, Sam Fender, Suede and special guests The Libertines.
26-28 AUGUST: SOUTHSEA, PORTSMOUTH
Sandwell and Birmingham Mela
This summer, Birmingham will play host to the largest South Asian music festival in Europe, which will bring some of the top names in British and international music to Victoria Park. Along with street theatre, visual arts, craft, and dance workshops, a global food village, and performances by both emerging and well-known artists are available to attendees.
27-28 AUGUST: VICTORIA PARK, BIRMINGHAM
A two-day celebration of the free street festival will take place in Camden Town in September. The community-based Camden Inspire, will include DJs, live music, comedy, theatre, workshops, food & drink, and retail. The main stage, which will be located in a pedestrianised area just off Camden High Street, will feature performances from well-known neighbourhood venues like Fiddler’s Elbow, Green Note, Roundhouse and Spiritual Bar.
2-3 SEPTEMBER: CAMDEN TOWN, LONDON
Camp Good Life
Camp Good Life is a small, carefully produced event hosted at the Hawarden Estate in Flintshire, North Wales, not far from Chester, at the end of festival season. multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Laura Groves, Michael Head & The Red Elastic Band, the gifted H. Hawkline and Ivor Novello Award-winning songwriter Simon Aldred, nicknamed Cherry Ghost, are some of the artists that have been confirmed.
16-18 SEPTEMBER: HAWARDEN ESTATE, FLINTSHIRE, NORTH WALES
For a celebration of big ideas, this September, HowTheLightGetsIn, the premier festival of music and philosophy, will make a triumphant return to London.
17-18 SEPTEMBER: KENWOOD HOUSE, LONDON
Hospitality Weekend In The Woods
Hospitality Weekend In The Woods, a drum and bass festival, will be held in the 98-acre Beckenham Place Park, which includes a Palladian-style mansion, big lakes, and enchanting woodland. Numerous stages will feature music from every genre of drum and bass for the thousands of festival attendees. The lineup also features Camo & Krooked, DJ Storm, Dillinja, Flava D, Kings Of The Rollers & INJA, Fabio & Grooverider + The Outlook Orchestra, Calibre, and more.
17-18 SEPTEMBER: BECKENHAM PLACE PARK, LONDON