Festivals

This is a general list* of festivals in the UK – not related specifically to Bongo meets, but shown below for information and because some Bongonauts have recommended them. (Organised below, by month and then by date). Some past festivals have been left on the page, in case they reappear in the future.

Past | Coming up | 2020

The Festival Calendar

Wild Festivals (facebook group)

eFestivals, various venues


April

Buckingham 15-22 April 2019


May

Cambridgeshire Food & Drink Festival, Guildhall, Cambridge Market Square 11 May 2019

Bearded Theory Festival, Catton Hall. Alrewas / Rugely / Tamworth A513 turnoff. (Follow the signs to the festival). 21-24 May 2020

Glastonbudget Music Festival, Leicestershire 22-24 May 2020

Lechlade Music Festival, Riverside Park, Lechdale, Swindon 22-24 May 2020 (10th Anniversary)

Mello Festival, Evesham, Worcestershire 22-24 May 2020

Sussex Wild Festival 31 May – 1 June 2019 

Balter Festival, Chepstow Racecourse, near Bristol 31 May – 2 June 2019

Something To Smile About, Hatfield, Doncaster 29-31 May 2020 (6th Anniversary!)

Wychwood Festival, Cheltenham Racecourse 29-31 May 2020

The Acoustic Festival of Britain, Uttoxeter 29-31 May 2020


June

Gate To Southwell, Nottinghamshire 4-7 June 2020

The Eden Festival, Moffat, Scotland 11-14 June 2020

Charlbury Beer Festival, Charlbury, Oxfordshire 27 June 2020


July

New Forest Folk Festival, Powells Farm, Salisbury Road, Plaitford, Romsey, Hants, SO51 6EE 1-5 July 2020

Kelburn Garden Party, near Largs, Scotland 3-6 July 2020

Drum Camp – The World Music Workshop Festival, Suffolk 9-13 July 2020

2000 Trees Festival, Withington, Cheltenham 9-11 July 2020

Beat-Herder Festival, Ribble Valley, Lancashire 16-19 July 2020

Folk On The Lawn festival, Monmouthshire 19 July 2020 (free entry)

O.U.T. West Festival, Wiltshire 12-15 July 2019

Folk by the Oak, Hatfield Park, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 5NQ 14 July 2019

Blue Dot, Jodrell Bank, Cheshire 24 July 2020

Nozstock the Hidden Valley, Herefordshire, West Midlands 23-26 July 2020

Standon Calling, Standon Lordship, in the village of Standon, Hertfordshire SG11 1EE 23-26 July 2020

Chagstock Music Festival, Just off the A30 about 15 miles west of Exeter and about 4 miles east of Okehampton (EX20 2PR for satnavs). Look out for signs to Moretonhampstead/Chagford/Winkleigh 24-25 July 2020

Rewind Festivals Scotland – Scone Place, Perth 17-19 July 2020

Stainsby Festival Stainsby, Derbyshire 19-21 July 2020

Steelhouse Festival, Ebbw Vale, Gwent, Wales 24 July 2020

YNot? Festival, Derbyshire 24-26 July 2020

Essex Wild Festival 26-27 July 2019

Camp Bestival, Lulworth Castle, East Lulworth, Dorset (Follow their directions – do not use satnav) 30 July – 2 Aug 2020

Rewind Festivals North – Capesthorne Hall, Macclesfield 31 July – 2 August 2010

Underneath The Stars, Cinderhill Farm, Cawthorne, Barnsley, South Yorkshire 31 July – 2 August 2020


August

Wickham Festival, Blind Lane, Wickham PO17 5HD 6-9 August 2020

Landed Festival, Llandrindod, Wales 2-4 August 2019

Bloodstock Festival, Catton Park, Walton-On-Trent, Derbyshire, DE12 8LN 6-9 Aug 2020

BoomTown Chapter 10, Hampshire 12-16 August 2020

Lakefest, Eastnor Castle, Deer Park, Ledbury, Herefordshire HR8 1EN 13-16 August 2020

Northern Green Gathering, Ashbourne, Derbyshire 13-16 August 2020

Farmer Phil’s Music Festival, Shrewsbury, Shropshire 14-16 August 2020

Rock The Park Music Festival, Wrexham, North Wales 9-11 August 2019

Rewind Festivals Henley-on-Thames 14-16 August 2020

Green Man Festival, Brecon Beacons, Wales 20-23 Aug 2020

Beautiful Days Festival, Escot Park, Nr Fairmile, Devon EX14 3AZ (Check website for satnav details to different car parks, etc.) 21-23 August 2020

Bridgnorth Music & Arts Festival, (14th) Bridgnorth, Shropshire 17-27 (TBA) August 2019

FolkEast, Glemham Hall, Little Glemham, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 0BT 21-23 August 2020 

Weyfest Music Festival, The Rural Life Centre, Reeds Road, Tilford, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 2DL 21-23 August 2020

Shambala Festival – Adventures in Utopia, Northamptonshire 27-30 August 2020

North Wales Wild Festival 27 August – 2 September 2020

Wannasee Festivals,

Camper Calling Festival, Ragley Hall, Warwickshire, 28-30 August 2020

Jamie Oliver’s The Big Feastival, Alex James’ Farm, The Cotswolds 28-30 August 2020

Wannasee Festivals, Hutton in the Forest, Penrith 28-30 August 2020

Sunshine Music Festival, Upton upon Severn 29-31 August 2020

Solfest, near Aspatria, Cumbria 23-25 August 2019

Lincoln Wild Festival 24 August – 1 September 2020

Oxford Wild Festival 26 August – 2 September 2019

North Yorkshire Wild Festival 20-26 July 2020


September

End of the Road festival, Larmer Tree Gardens, near Blandford, Dorset 3-6 September 2020

Bromyard  Folk Festival, (Shared entrance with Bromyard Town Football Club, Stourport HR7 4NT) 10-13 September 2020

FERAL FEST, Westbury, Wiltshire 7-9 September 2018 (facebook page)

Good Life, Hawarden Estate farm shop, Chester Road, Hawarden, Flintshire CH5 3FB 10-13 September 2020


October

Marsden Jazz Festival, Marsden, West Yorkshire 11-13 October 2019

Hebden Bridge Dance Festival, Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire 9 November 2019 


*It is not always possible to list all festivals.

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