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Huge plans revealed for North East Winter Wonderland

SANTA IS swapping the North Pole for the North East this year and bringing his grotto, live reindeer and more to a huge, free Christmas festival.

Womad Uk 2020 Early Bird Tickets Now on Sale

WOMAD festival organisers are delighted to announce that Tier One Tickets are now on sale for the UK’s 39th edition of the World’s Festival, with tickets priced from £155.

Lionel Richie and Rick Astley Confirmed For Hampton Court Palace 2020

Lionel Richie and soul-pop phenomenon Rick Astley will both be returning to Hampton Court Palace Festival next year. Taking place in June 2020 the concerts are held in Base Court, one of the magnificent Tudor courtyards within the palace.

Hit The North Line up announcement

Hit the North Festival organisers have today announced the return of the North East's largest inner-city festival and will welcome Sydney Indie stars DMA’S as part of its most ambitious line-up to date.

Reef to Headline Cottingham Folk Festival 2020

We've been quietly announcing our 2020 line-up every Friday for weeks now... it's a big 'un tomorrow, but as a member of our mailing list we are letting you in on the secret 12 hours early...

The Great Escape Announces More Bands For 2020

As The Great Escape’s ‘First Fifty’ live launch comes to 6 venues across East London this week, even more acts are today announced for the 2020 new music festival in Brighton, with a total of 50 artists now on the bill with over 400 still to be announced very soon.

Wonderwood Festival Team Announce Their Return in 2020!

Following on from this Summers hugely successful debut event, the team behind Wonderwood Festival have announced they will be returning in 2020 for the second chapter of this unique, boutique festival on Saturday 8th August at Witton Woods & Country Park, Lancashire.

Kiss, Iron Maiden, System of a down as 2020 Download Headliners

Download Festival, the world’s premier rock event, has announced IRON MAIDEN, KISS and SYSTEM OF A DOWN as its 2020 headliners, plus Deftones, Korn, The Offspring, Disturbed

Hampton Court Palace Festival Announces First Headline Act for 2020

Historic Royal Palaces and IMG are delighted to announce soul superstar George Benson as the first act confirmed to headline at next summer’s Hampton Court Palace Festival

The Gathering Festival 2020 Line-up Announced

The Gathering Festival is set to return to The Northern Meeting Park in Inverness for its second outing on Saturday 30th May 2020 with a line-up showcasing the very best traditional music, food & drink and crafts from the Highlands and across Scotland.

Laura London Brings Her One Woman Show to South Shields Festival

MAGIC FANS can see one of the world’s only female sleight of hand artists and card cheats at a popular South Shields festival next month (October).

The UK’s biggest Reggae Festival returns

We are really pleased to announce after hugely successful 2019 event One Love Festival will be returning to Hop Farm on our original date the weekend before Bank Holiday 21st – 23rd August 2020 to celebrate our 13th Annual Reggae, Ska Festival

Wonder Fields 2019

A little slice of heaven in Devon, aptly named Wonder Fields promises a range of delectable delights, from roaming pixies to paddleboard yoga.

We out here festival 2019

Gilles Peterson’s new festival We Out Here have released a diverse line up with artists predominantly from the UK jazz and European club scene.

Reading Festival completely SOLD OUT

With over a month to go until Reading & Leeds Festivals 2019, taking place August Bank Holiday Weekend, excitement for the event is rising with the news that Reading Festival tickets have completely sold out!

New Artists Revealed for Black Deer Festival

Black Deer are proud to announce that The Shires will be adding to the ultimate celebration of Americana and country in Eridge Park this June

bluedot Announce Sustainability Programme

Forming part of a commitment to continually innovate and advance the sustainability of the festival as well as discuss with audiences the fragility of planet earth, bluedot

Bluedot Reveals Family Line-up for 2019

The award-winning festival that fuses music, science and culture at Cheshire’s iconic Jodrell Bank Observatory – has today announced its family programme to an already jam-packed line-up.

Shindig Festival 2019 Preview

A small festival with a big soul. Isn’t that exactly the sort of feeling that will compliment the frenzy as we head into summer?

Bbc Summer Social Announces New Acts to Mark 100 Days to Go!

Festival announces second wave of artists including Pixie Lott, Rak-Su, New Hope Club, Four of Diamonds, The Horrible Histories Movie & more