Warm cider, live music and anxious weather-watching: the summer festival season has become a British tradition. To help you plan a fab summer we’ve rounded up this year’s biggest and best UK festivals in one handy calendar. Whether you’re after a city weekender or fields full of fun, our 2015 festivals calendar has all the dates you need for your diary this festival summer.
This page will be updated as more events and line-ups are confirmed.
Music festivals taking place in June 2015
Line-up includes Ride, Caribou, Patti Smith, FKA Twigs, Mac DeMarco, Run The Jewels, Savages, Kindness.
Since 2007 Field Day has slowly become one of London’s very best music festivals, with a consistently excellent booking policy covering the world’s finest alternative acts. The bill regularly incorporates everything from weird pop and indie up-and-comers to underground dance producers and folk musicians.Read more
Line-up includes The Black Keys, Fleetwood Mac, The Prodigy, Paolo Nutini, Pharrell Williams, Billy Idol.
A distant descendant of the enormous festival which brought around 600,000 people (almost six times the island's population) to the Isle of Wight in 1970, nowadays the IOW Festival is a four-day, family-friendly festival with acts to suit music fans young and old. Fleetwood Mac are this year's biggest news, playing a worldwide festival exclusive slot that smashed any hopes of their headlining Glastonbury.Read more
Line-up includes Slipknot, Muse, Kiss, Judas Priest, Faith No More, Mötley Crue.
There might be more metal festivals now than ever before, but this is still the UK's premier gig for the heavy stuff. Drawing in every kind of hard-riffing band, whether it's rock behemoths or the latest thrash, screamo and emo acts, there's no finer festival for dedicated headbangers.Read more