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Eight awesome UK festivals that won't leave you completely bankrupt

By Time Out London Music

Camp without breaking the bank at these UK festivals – all less than £120. 

The Masked Ball £69

A DJ-centric boutique festival by the Cornish coast headlined by Horse Meat Disco, PBR Streetgang and DJ Marky. Dress code: masquerade. Near Helston, Cornwall. May 26-28.

Brainchild Festival £75

A joyously sustainable festival without pretensions. Expect jams and drag kings in the East Sussex fields. Near Halland, East Sussex. Jul 7-9.

Brainchild Festival

Farmfest £89

A class line-up featuring Roots Manuva and Shobaleader One meets village intimacy on Gilcombe Farm. Near Bruton, Somerset. Jul 28-30.

2000 Trees £110

No schlepping between stages required to catch bands including headliners Slaves at this small, friendly festival. Near Cheltenham, Gloucs. Jul 6-8.

Farr Festival

Farr Festival £110

Join Todd Terje, Booka Shade and Floating Points for non-stop party vibes in an uninhabited forest in Hertfordshire. Near Baldock, Herts. Jul 13-15.

Sundown Festival £110

Craig David and Pendulum headline this end-of-summer blowout with big names, multiple stages and a new, hidden area in nearby woods for 2017. Near Norwich, Norfolk. Sep 1-3.


Leopallooza £110

Top indie acts, handmade wooden stages, hay bales and a healthy smattering of regional Cornish bands attract a young crowd. Near Bude, Cornwall. Jul 28-30.

Lee Fest £114

This non-profit, immersive festival has built a loyal following since its backgarden beginnings, thanks to fantastical themes and seriously strong line-ups. Near Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Aug 10-12.

Lee Fest

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