Great music festivals, with fantastic line ups don’t have to cost an arm and a leg. Here are the best UK festivals to go to if you’re on a budget.
Dates: 28 – 31 July 2016 (Camping)
Location: Pikehall, Derbyshire – Peak District
Price: Weekend ticket £99.50 + fees
See our Y Not Festival review from last year
If you’re keen to see new, up and coming acts, with a few established artists thrown in for good measure at an intimate and friendly event then Y Not should be the festival on the top of your list. From sitting on hay bales watching acoustic intimate performances, raving in dance tents to massive main stage singalongs
Party in the Derbyshire Peaks this summer with not only one of the finest line ups but great late night entertainment including a dance tent, silent disco, secret raves and friendly camp fire singalongs.
Dates: 15 – 16 July 2016 (Camping)
Location: Hill Farm, Oxford
Price: Weekend ticket £86.50 + fees
Line up highlights: Manic Street Preachers, Catfish And The Bottlemen, Kodaline, Jurassic 5, Mystery Jets, Circa Waves
Truck confirmed that for 2016 the event will expand to three days at the Hill Farm site, Steventon, Oxford
Showcasing the best new and local bands alongside established favorites in one of the most beautiful festival settings in the UK.
Dates: 24-26 July 2016 (Non-camping)
Price: Weekend ticket £42 + fees
Line up highlights: Dizzee Rascal, Kelis, Gaz Coombes, Mystery Jets, Field Music
Sheffield’s award-winning inner-city music festival with four huge outdoor spaces and 15 diverse venues across the city, as well as fringe venues.
Dates: 8 – 10 July (Camping)
Location: Morris Farm, Essex
Price: Weekend tickets £89 + fees
Line up highlights: Annie Mac, Mark Ronson, Katy B, Scouting For Girls, Mike Skinner, Ms Dynamite, Charlie Sloth
BSTK (Brownstock) takes place at Morris Farm, Chelmsford. Essex’s ultimate dance, pop and urban music party
Dates: 27 – 28 August (Non – camping)
Location: Southsea Seafront, Portsmouth
Price: Day tickets £30 + fees
Line up highlights: Noel Gallagher, Manic Street Preachers, Mark Ronson, The Coral, Levellers, Ash
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