Festivals

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Please be aware that many of the festivals shown may now be cancelled or postponed. Check with individual festival websites for updates.

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 | 2021 | Pending

The Festival Calendar

Wild Festivals (facebook group)

Wild Festivals 5 April to 1 September 2020
Bedfordshire, Hampshire, Burton On Trent, North Yorkshire, North Wales, Gloucestershire, Lincolnshire

eFestivals, various venues


April

Wannasee Festivals, Herts 30 April to 2 May 2021

Good Life, Hawarden Estate farm shop, Chester Road, Hawarden, Flintshire CH5 3FB 29 April – 2 May 2021


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). 27-30 May 2021

Glastonbudget Music Festival, Leicestershire 28-30 May 2021

Lechlade Music Festival, Riverside Park, Lechdale, Swindon 28-30 May 2021 

Mello Festival, Evesham, Worcestershire 28-31 May 2021 

Balter Festival, Chepstow Racecourse, near Bristol 4-7 September 2020 (keep checking website)

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

The Acoustic Festival of Britain, Uttoxeter 21-23 May 2021


June

Wychwood Festival, Cheltenham Racecourse 4-6 June 2021

Gate To Southwell, Nottinghamshire TBA 2021

The Eden Festival, Moffat, Scotland 10-13 June 201

Charlbury Beer Festival, Charlbury, Oxfordshire 27 June 2020


July

New Forest Folk Festival, Powells Farm, Salisbury Road, Plaitford, Romsey, Hants, SO51 6EE 1-7-11 July 2021

Kelburn Garden Party, near Largs, Scotland 2-5 July 2021

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 15-18 July 2021

Folk On The Lawn festival, Monmouthshire 15-18 July 2021

Folk by the Oak, Hatfield Park, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 5NQ 18 July 2021

Blue Dot, Jodrell Bank, Cheshire (website offline)

Nozstock the Hidden Valley, Herefordshire, West Midlands 22-25 July 2021

Standon Calling, Standon Lordship, in the village of Standon, Hertfordshire SG11 1EE 22-25 July 2021

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 23-24 July 2021

Rewind Festivals Scotland – Perth 23-25 July 2021

Stainsby Festival Stainsby, Derbyshire 17-19 July 2020 (transferred online)

North Yorkshire Wild Festival 20-26 July 2020

Steelhouse Festival, Ebbw Vale, Gwent, Wales 23-25 July 2021

Camp Bestival, Lulworth Castle, East Lulworth, Dorset (Follow their directions – do not use satnav) 29 July – 1 August 2021

YNot? Festival, Derbyshire 30 July – 1 August 2021

Rewind Festivals North6-8 August 2021

Underneath The Stars, Cinderhill Farm, Cawthorne, Barnsley, South Yorkshire 30 July – 1 August 2021

Landed Festival, Llandrindod, Wales 31 July-2 August 2020 (10th Year)


August

Wickham Festival, Blind Lane, Wickham PO17 5HD 5-8 August 2021

Bloodstock Festival, Catton Park, Walton-On-Trent, Derbyshire, DE12 8LN 11-15 Aug 2020

BoomTown Chapter 10, Hampshire 11-15 August 2021

Lakefest, Eastnor Castle, Deer Park, Ledbury, Herefordshire HR8 1EN 12-15 August 2021

Northern Green Gathering, Ashbourne, Derbyshire TBA August 2021

Farmer Phil’s Music Festival, Shrewsbury, Shropshire 14-16 August 2020 (check website)

Rock The Park Music Festival, Wrexham, North Wales 7-9 August 2020 (check website)

Rewind Festivals New Rewind Festival 2021 dates:
Scotland 23-25 July 2021
North 6-8 August 2021
South 20-22 August 2021

Green Man Festival, Brecon Beacons, Wales (site offline)

Beautiful Days Festival, Escot Park, Nr Fairmile, Devon EX14 3AZ (Check website for satnav details to different car parks, etc.) 20-22 August 2021

Bridgnorth Music & Arts Festival, (14th) Bridgnorth, Shropshire (TBA) August 2020

FolkEast, Glemham Hall, Little Glemham, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 0BT 20-22 August 2021

Weyfest Music Festival, The Rural Life Centre, Reeds Road, Tilford, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 2DL 20-22 August 2021

Lincoln Wild Festival 24 August – 1 September 2020 (check website)

Shambala Festival – Adventures in Utopia, Northamptonshire 26-29 August 2021

North Wales Wild Festival 25 August – 1 September 2021

Solfest, near Aspatria, Cumbria  (site offline)

Camper Calling Festival, Ragley Hall, Warwickshire, 27-29 August 2021

Jamie Oliver’s The Big Feastival, Alex James’ Farm, The Cotswolds 27-29 August 2021

Wannasee Festivals, Penrith 27-29 August 2021

Sunshine Music Festival, Upton upon Severn 26-30 August 2021


September

End of the Road festival, Larmer Tree Gardens, near Blandford, Dorset 2-5 September 2021

Bromyard  Folk Festival, (Shared entrance with Bromyard Town Football Club, Stourport HR7 4NT) 9-12 September 2021


October

Marsden Jazz Festival, Marsden, West Yorkshire 9-11 October 2020 (cancelled)

Hebden Bridge Dance Festival, Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire No current dates


*It is not always possible to list all festivals.

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