The Best Music Festivals in The UK 2022

Published by Fragrance Rich on 25th Mar 2022

It’s time to plan your outfits and pack your bags because 2022 is packed with music festivals across the UK. From happening carnivals at your favourite urban cities to laid back countryside festivals in idyllic towns, there’s something for everyone this year.

Take a look at this list of the best music festivals in the country and get ready to enjoy some serious beats come summer or autumn!

Standon Calling

This crowd-pleasing summer festival is ready to deliver above and beyond for its 16th edition. Packed with an exciting range of line-ups that includes Sigrid, Anne-Marie, Madness, and Primal Scream, Standon Calling is an independent boutique music festival that’s fun for families and perfect for late-night partying. It also has other programmes from theatre and art to comedy and workshops.

Where: Standon, Hertfordshire

When: July 21-24, 2022

Website: https://standon-calling.com/

Wireless

UK’s biggest and most famous urban music festival is back with a bang! Wireless celebrates the best in rap, grime, and hip hop with three events that take place over two weekends in London and Birmingham.

Where and when: Crystal Palace Park, London (July 1-3), Finsbury Park, London (July 8-10), and NEC outdoors, Birmingham (July 8-10)

Website: https://wirelessfestival.co.uk/

Glastonbury

One of the largest, most iconic, and longest-running UK music festivals, Glastonbury is a legendary event that needs no introduction.

The return of Glastonbury this year is all the more anticipated after the consecutive cancellations of the last two editions. If you’ve managed to grab a ticket, know that you have solid gold.

This year’s line-up includes some of the world’s most talented artists, from Kendrick Lamar and Diana Ross to Paul McCartney and Billie Eilish.

Where: Worthy Farm, Somerset

When: June 22nd - 26th, 2022

Website: https://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/

Strawberries & Creem

One of the UK’s most popular festivals, this year’s Strawberries & Creem Festival is going to be bigger and better! This sought-after event features all-female headliners that include Ella Mai, Mabel, and Tems.

You’ll doubtlessly get your fill of this festival since their 2022 run spans three days for the first time in history. From drum and bass to grime and reggae, you can enjoy a wide genre by spending your weekend in Cambridge.

Where: Childerley Orchard, Cambridge

When: June 18-19, 2022

Website: https://www.strawberriesandcreem.com/

All Points East

One of London’s most iconic music festivals is back and ready to set Victoria Park ablaze with its two-weekend, multi-genre festival.

Gear up for six sun-kissed days of fun, entertainment, and celebration with its eclectic line-up of solid favourites like James Blake, Gorillaz, Tame Impala, Disclosure, and Nick Cave.

Where: Victoria Park, London

When: August 19-28, 2022

Website: https://www.allpointseastfestival.com/

El Dorado

Happening in the beautiful grounds of Eastnor Castle, El Dorado is an exotic music festival that has everything from drum and bass to rap and funk. The event offers an exciting line-up of Earth, Wind & Fire, Franc Moody, Kojey Radical, Shy FX, and Groove Armada, promising a high-tempo affair. It also has an excellent roster of party-starting DJs, vintage markets, and fun games.

Where: Eastnor Castle Deer Park, Herefordshire

When: June 30-July 3, 2022

Website: https://eldoradofestival.com/

Reading & Leeds

Reading & Leeds Festivals is an iconic music festival and one of the oldest events that cater to young crowds.

Reading & Leeds is known for providing a venue for up-and-coming as well as established artists of metal groups, indie bands, hip hop, next-generation dance, and alternative pop acts. It has successfully managed to adapt to the ever-evolving music trends and tastes. The 2022 line-up includes Bring Me the Horizon, Bastille, Arctic Monkeys, Dave, Megan, and many more.

Where: Reading & Leeds, England

When: August 26-28, 2022

Website: https://www.readingandleedsfestival.com/

Conclusion

Although it’s almost impossible to list all the incredible music festivals that are happening this year, we made sure to include the can’t-miss and most popular music events.

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Before we go, allow us to leave you with this quote from Johnny Mar, guitarist and co-songwriter of English rock band The Smiths: “Festivals are great because you get to just walk around the corner and see a new band that you’ve heard but not had the chance to check out.”

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