The Essential Festival Guide

If a week of news and constant Facebook updates from your friends about how amazing Glasto was has left you wanting your own slice of the festival pie then fear not – there is still time. The summer festival season has only just begun so to help you choose where to spend a muddy weekend in a field, we’ve put together a complete guide detailing who will be playing where and when. So whether you’re a fan of Kraftwerk, Snoop Dogg or prefer a little Elton John, read below to find out more.

T in the Park – July 12 – 14, Balado, Kinross-shire, Scotland - £194

Headliners – Mumford & Sons, Rihanna, The Killers
Be sure to see – Everything Everything, Haim, Foals, Dizzee Rascal, Snoop Dogg, Calvin Harris, Frank Ocean

Latitude Festival – July 18 – 21, Heanham Park, Southwold, Suffolk - £190.50

Headliners – Bloc Party, Kraftwerk, Foals
Be sure to see – Alt-J, Disclosure, Beach House, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Maccabees, James Blake, Texas, Jessie Ware  

Reading and Leeds – August 23 – 25, Richfield Avenue, Reading and Braham Park, Leeds - £202

Headliners – Green Day, Eminem, Biffy Clyro
Be sure to see – Tame Impala, Jake Bugg, Haim, Major Lazer, Pheonix, System of a Down, Foals, Savages, Ghost Poet

Creamfields – August 23 – 25, Daresbury Estate, Warrington - £160

Headliners – The Prodigy, Above and Beyond, Tiesto, Paul Van Dyk
Be sure to see – Sebastian Ingrosso, Ferry Corsten, Madeon, Paul Oakenfold, Knife Party, Andy C, Julio Bashmore, AlunaGeorge

Bestival - September 5 -8, Robin Hill Park, Isle of White – £190

Headlines – Fatboy Slim, Elton John, Snopp Dogg
Be sure to see – The Flaming Lips, Wu-Tang Clan, Disclosure, M.I.A, Bombay Bicycle Club, Carl Cox, Erol Alkan, The 1975, Franz Ferdinand