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

Lincoln Wild Festival 4-6 May 2019

Bearded Theory Festival, Catton Hall. Alrewas / Rugely / Tamworth A513 turnoff. (Follow the signs to the festival). May 23 – May 26 2019

Glastonbudget Music Festival, Leicestershire 24-26 May 2019

Lechlade Music Festival, Riverside Park, Lechdale, Swindon 24-26 May 2019

Mello Festival, Evesham, Worcestershire 24-26 May 2019

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 31 May – 2 June 2019 (5th Anniversary!)


June

Wychwood Festival, Cheltenham Racecourse 31 May – 2 June 2019

The Acoustic Festival of Britain, Uttoxeter 31 May – 3 June 2019

Gate To Southwell, Nottinghamshire 6-9 June 2019

The Eden Festival, Moffat, Scotland 6-9 June 2019

Cambridgeshire Food & Drink Festival, Peterborough 23-24 June 2018

Charlbury Beer Festival, Charlbury, Oxfordshire 29 June 2019


July

Kelburn Garden Party, near Largs, Scotland 5-8 July 2019

New Forest Folk Festival, Powells Farm, Salisbury Road, Plaitford, Romsey, Hants, SO51 6EE 3-7 July 2019

Drum Camp – The World Music Workshop Festival, Suffolk 11-14 July 2019

2000 Trees Festival, Withington, Cheltenham 11-13 July 2019

Beat-Herder Festival, Ribble Valley, Lancashire 12-14 July 2019

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 18-21 July 2019

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 19-20 July 2019

Nozstock the Hidden Valley, Herefordshire, West Midlands 18-21 July 2019

Rewind Festivals Scotland – Scone Place, Perth 19-21 July 2019

Stainsby Festival Stainsby, Derbyshire 19-21 July 2019

Camp Bestival, Lulworth Castle, East Lulworth, Dorset (Follow their directions – do not use satnav) 25-28 July 2019

Standon Calling, Standon Lordship, in the village of Standon, Hertfordshire SG11 1EE 25-28 July 2019

YNot? Festival, Derbyshire 25-28 July 2019

Essex Wild Festival 26-27 July 2019

Steelhouse Festival, Ebbw Vale, Gwent, Wales 26-28 July 2019


August

Underneath The Stars, Cannon Hall Farm, Barnsley, South Yorkshire 2-4 August 2019

Wickham Festival, Blind Lane, Wickham PO17 5HD 1-4 August 2019

Landed Festival, Llandrindod, Wales 2-4 August 2019

Rewind Festivals North – Capesthorne Hall, Macclesfield 2-4 August 2019

Bloodstock Festival, Catton Park, Walton-On-Trent, Derbyshire, DE12 8LN 8-11 Aug 2019

BoomTown Chapter 10, Hampshire 7-11 August 2019

Lakefest, Eastnor Castle, Deer Park, Ledbury, Herefordshire HR8 1EN 9-11 August 2019

Farmer Phil’s Music Festival, Shrewsbury, Shropshire 9-11 August 2019

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

Green Man Festival, Brecon Beacons, Wales 15-18 Aug 2019

Rewind Festivals Henley-on-Thames 16-18 August 2019

Northern Green Gathering, Ashbourne, Derbyshire 15-18 August 2019

Beautiful Days Festival, Escot Park, Nr Fairmile, Devon EX14 3AZ (Check website for satnav details to different car parks, etc.) 16-18 August 2019

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

FolkEast, Glemham Hall, Little Glemham, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 0BT 16-18 August 2019 

Weyfest Music Festival, The Rural Life Centre, Reeds Road, Tilford, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 2DL 16-18 August 2019

Shambala Festival – Adventures in Utopia, Northamptonshire 22-25 August 2019

North Wales Wild Festival 23-24 August 2019

Wannasee Festivals, Huddersfield 23-25 August 2019

Camper Calling Festival, Ragley Hall, Warwickshire, 23-25 August 2019 

Jamie Oliver’s The Big Feastival, Alex James’ Farm, The Cotswolds 23-25 August 2019

Wannasee Festivals, Hutton in the Forest, Penrith 23-25 August 2019

Sunshine Music Festival, Upton upon Severn 23-25 August 2019

Solfest, near Aspatria, Cumbria 24-26 August 2018

Oxford Wild Festival 26 August – 2 September 2019

End of the Road festival, Larmer Tree Gardens, near Blandford, Dorset 29 August – 1 September 2018

North Yorkshire Wild Festival 29 August – 5 September 2019


September

Bromyard  Folk Festival, (Shared entrance with Bromyard Town Football Club, Stourport HR7 4NT) 5-8 September 2019

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

Good Life, Hawarden Estate farm shop, Chester Road, Hawarden, Flintshire CH5 3FB 13-15 September 2019


October

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

Hebden Bridge Dance Festival, Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire 20-22 October 2017 (facebook page)


*It is not always possible to list all festivals.

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