2016 Festival Guide: UK


Festival season is nearly upon us! So we thought it would be fun to create guides to some of the best places to party this summer. First up, we will be giving you the lowdown on the best festivals the UK has to offer.

The 2016 Festival Guide: UK

From intimate acoustic evenings in London to picturesque Portmeirion, take a look at five of our favourite festivals from all around the UK.


Peckham Rye Music Festival, London

WHEN: 14th – 15th May 2016
WHERE: 10 venues across Peckham
TICKET PRICE: First release £24.50 // Second release £35 // seperately ticketed launch event on Friday 13th May
LINE UP: Juan Atkins, MM/KM, Benji B, DJ QU, Lawrence (live), WBEEZA, Mickey Pearce, October, Lakuti, Throwing Shade, Leif, Bass Cleff, Resom + many more.

This two day music festival will be held across 10 local venues, with over 40+ acts already confirmed from across the Globe. The idea is to bring together fresh artists, labels and record shops, to celebrate and nurture the local music and arts scene.

For more information and to buy your tickets, click here.



WHEN: 26th May – 29th May 2016
WHERE: Christchurch Spitalfields
LINE UP: It’s a secret!

Created by three music industry veterans Ben Spetsiotis (IAM New Music), Lowri Gerrard(Universal Music) and Joshua Sanger (Barn On The Farm Festival) in partnership with Mahogany, TRESPASS will offer up a unique music experience, with three secret artists taking to the stage.

The identity of these three special artists will remain unannounced to ticket holders until the start of each performance, and it’s bound to be a great surprise!

For more information and to buy your tickets, click here.


Wild Life Festival, Brighton

WHEN: 11th June – 12th June
WHERE: Brighton City Airport
TICKET PRICE: £59-£105
LINE UP: Bastille, Disclosure, Rudimental, James Bay, Skepta, Annie Mac, Flume, Four Tet + many more.

The 2015 Best New Festival winner is back for another year, with some fantastic names on the line up. This year, Wild Life promises to showcase artists that span dance, indie, pop and hip hop as well as up-and coming talents and world-class DJs.

For more information and to buy your tickets, click here.


Y NOT FESTIVAL, Derbyshire

WHEN: 29th July – 31st July
WHERE: Peak District
LINE UP: Editors, The Cribs, Catfish and the Bottlemen, The Hives, Madness, Kelis, Trash, Kloe + many more.

For one weekend a year, the stunning Peak District becomes home to the Y Not Festival. Expect great music, great entertainment and great fancy dress outfits.

For more information and to buy your tickets, click here.


Festival No. 6, Wales

WHEN: 1st September – 4th September
WHERE: Portmeirion
LINE UP: Noel Gallagher, Hot Chip, Bastille, Echo & The Bunnymen, Lucy Rose, Cassius, Super Furry Animals, Broken Social Scene, Roots Manuva + many more.

If you are looking for a festival in a picturesque location, No. 6 is your answer. No.6 is a place where you can lose yourself in your own fairytale, it truly is a festival like no other and trust us you wont want to leave.

For more information and to buy your tickets, click here.

Are you going to any festivals in the UK this year? Let us know! @tweetjanes