Get Ready for the UK Summer Music Festivals of 2024: Dates, Acts, and Ticket Info

Published February 25, 2024

While summer may feel distant, there's no such thing as 'too early' when it comes to planning for the 2024 festival season. In fact, now's the optimal time to secure your tickets for these hot events.

Music aficionados of all stripes – whether you groove to pop, lose yourself in techno beats, headbang to metal, or sway to indie tunes – should mark these essential music festival dates in their calendars.


Location: Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset Timeframe: June 26-30 Lead Performers: Rumored acts include Madonna, Dua Lipa, and Coldplay, though official confirmation is pending.


Location: Daresbury, Cheshire Timeframe: August 22-25 Lead Performer: Confirmed Michael Bibi, with a history of previous appearances by Calvin Harris and others.

Reading and Leeds

Location: Richfield Avenue, Reading / Bramham Park, Leeds Timeframe: August 22-25 Lead Performers: An eclectic lineup led by Lana Del Rey, Liam Gallagher, and Blink-182 among others. Get tickets promptly as this is a milestone 68th year.


Location: Heaton Park, Manchester Timeframe: June 8-9 Lead Performers: Headliners include Doja Cat and Disclosure, with more acts like Becky Hill to perform. Bonus: Ticket prices have been reduced.

BST Hyde Park

Location: Hyde Park, London Timeframe: July 5-7, 13-14 Lead Performers: Stars like Robbie Williams and Kylie Minogue are slated to perform at the fest.

Wireless Festival

Location: Finsbury Park, London Timeframe: July 12-14 Lead Performers: Nicki Minaj and Doja Cat among others will draw a huge crowd of music lovers.

Gunnersbury Park

Location: Gunnersbury Park, London Timeframe: August 9-11, 17-18 Lead Performers: Peggy Gou, FISHER, and more set to entertain a massive gathering surpassing O2's capacity.


Location: Central Park Dagenham, London Timeframe: May 25-27 Lead Performers: Chase & Status and Eric Prydz headline this massive rave.

Isle of Wight Festival

Location: Newport, Isle of Wight Timeframe: June 20-23 Lead Performers: Rock giants Green Day and The Prodigy top the bill for this legendary event.


Location: Glasgow Green, Scotland Timeframe: July 12-14 Lead Performers: Liam Gallagher and Calvin Harris are among the headliners for Scotland's major fest.

Forbidden Forest

Location: Belvoir Castle, Grantham Timeframe: May 30 - June 3 Lead Performers: Main acts include Andy C, Carl Cox, set in a picturesque location with a beloved atmosphere.

Download Festival

Location: Donington Park, Derby Timeframe: June 14-16 Lead Performers: Bands like Fall Out Boy and Queens of the Stone Age are confirmed, among other major acts.

Project 6

Location: Brockwell Park, London Timeframe: May 24 Lead Performers: Nines and Pusha T are part of a line-up that celebrates Rinse FM's 30-year legacy.

Victorious Festival

Location: Southsea, Portsmouth Timeframe: August 23-24 Lead Performers: Fatboy Slim and Snow Patrol head a family-friendly festival by the sea.

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