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 | Cancelled | 2023 | Pending

The Festival Calendar 2022

Wild Festivals (facebook group)

Wild Festivals April to August 2022
Bedfordshire, Hampshire, Burton On Trent, North Yorkshire, North Wales, Gloucestershire, Lincolnshire

Folk On The Lawn festival, Monmouthshire various dates 2022

Various Festivals, Wrexham, North Wales various dates 2022


Wannasee Festivals, Herts 29 April to 1 May 2022


Balter Festival, Chepstow Racecourse, near Bristol 19-22 May 2022 

The Acoustic Festival of Britain, Uttoxeter 20-22 May 2022

Bearded Theory Festival, Catton Hall. Alrewas / Rugely / Tamworth A513 turnoff. (Follow the signs to the festival). 26-29 May 2022

Lechlade Music Festival, Riverside Park, Lechdale, Swindon 27-29 May 2022 


Glastonbudget Music Festival, Leicestershire 2-4 June 2022

Mello Festival, Evesham, Worcestershire 2-5 June 2022

Wychwood Festival, Cheltenham Racecourse 3-5 June 2022

The Eden Festival, Moffat, Scotland 9-12 June 2022

Charlbury Beer Festival, Charlbury, Oxfordshire 25 June 2022


Charlbury Beer Festival, Charlbury, Oxfordshire 1-4 July 2022

Kelburn Garden Party, near Largs, Scotland 1-4 July 2022

New Forest Folk Festival, Powells Farm, Romsey, Hants 6-10 July 2022

2020 Trees Festival, Withington, Cheltenham 7-9 July 2022

Gate To Southwell, Nottinghamshire 14-17 July 2022

Beat-Herder Festival, Ribble Valley, Lancashire 14-17 July 2022

Stainsby Festival Stainsby, Derbyshire 15-17 July 2022

Folk by the Oak, Hatfield Park, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 5NQ 17 July 2022

Nozstock the Hidden Valley, Herefordshire, West Midlands 21-24 July 2022

Standon Calling, Standon Lordship, Standon, Hertfordshire 21-24 July 2022

Latitude Festival, Suffolk 21-24 July 2022

Chagstock Music Festival, Just off the A30 about 15 miles west of Exeter and about 4 miles east of Okehampton (EX20 2PR for satnavs). 22-23 July 2022

Rewind Festivals Scotland – Perth 22-24 July 2022

Rewind Festivals Rewind Festival dates:
Scotland 22-24 July 2022

Steelhouse Festival, Ebbw Vale, Gwent, Wales 29-31 July 2022

Camp Bestival, Lulworth Castle, East Lulworth, Dorset (Follow their directions – do not use satnav) 28-31 July 2022

YNot? Festival, Derbyshire 29-31 July 2022

Underneath The Stars, Cinderhill Farm, Cawthorne, Barnsley, South Yorkshire 29-31 July 2022

Landed Festival, Llandrindod, Wales 29-31 July 2022


Wickham Festival, Blind Lane, Wickham PO17 5HD 4-7 August 2022

Rewind Festivals North5-7 August 2022

Rewind Festivals
North 5-7 August 2022

BoomTown Chapter 10, Hampshire 10-14 August 2022

Bloodstock Festival, Catton Park, Walton-On-Trent, Derbyshire, DE12 8LN 11-14 Aug 2022

Lakefest, Eastnor Castle, Deer Park, Ledbury, Herefordshire HR8 1EN 11-14 August 2022

Farmer Phil’s Music Festival, Shrewsbury, Shropshire 12-14 August 2022 

North Wales Wild Festival 14-21 August 2022

Northern Green Gathering, Ashbourne, Derbyshire 18-21 August 2022

Camp Bestival, Weston Park, Shropshire 18-21 Aug 2022

Rewind Festivals
South 19-21 August 2022

Beautiful Days Festival, Escot Park, Nr Fairmile, Devon EX14 3AZ (Check website for satnav details to different car parks, etc.) 19-21 August 2022

Bridgnorth Music & Arts Festival, Bridgnorth, Shropshire 24 August 2022

FolkEast, Glemham Hall, Little Glemham, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 0BT 19-21 August 2022

Weyfest Music Festival, The Rural Life Centre, Reeds Road, Tilford, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 2DL 19-21 August 2022

Lincoln Wild Festival 24-31 August 202

Shambala Festival – Adventures in Utopia, Northamptonshire 25-28 August 2022

Solfest, near Aspatria, Cumbria 25-28 August 2022

Camper Calling Festival, Ragley Hall, Warwickshire, 26-28 August 2022

Wannasee Festivals, Penrith 26-28 August 2022

Sunshine Music Festival, Upton upon Severn 26-29 August 2022


End of the Road festival, Larmer Tree Gardens, near Blandford, Dorset 1-4 September 2022

Bromyard  Folk Festival, (Shared entrance with Bromyard Town Football Club, Stourport HR7 4NT) 8-11 September 2022


Marsden Jazz Festival, Marsden, West Yorkshire 7-9 October 2022


*It is not always possible to list all festivals.