Not all great UK music festivals are Glastonbury-esque monsters. Some of the most enjoyable summer festivals out there are little boutique affairs with a low capacity and a cosy, friendly atmosphere. Save your feet (and your budget) by booking this summer for one of these brilliant small music festivals.
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The secret woodland get-together celebrates its tenth birthday
Despite growing year on year, In The Woods maintains its independent spirit. The line-up is always kept secret until the weekend itself, but illustrious alumni include Laura Marling, Drenge, Jack Garratt, Soak and Kate Tempest. It takes place in a secret woodland a stone’s throw (read: one-hour train ride) from the capital. It’s only be a one-day festival, but overnight camping is included in the modest ticket price.
Line-up includes: It’s a secret!
Secret Location, near London. September 2-3.