Looking for the BEST UK Music Festivals in 2023? Well, you’ve come to the right place, because I’ve just updated my guide to the coolest upcoming UK Festivals that are truly spectacular, and deserve a place on every festival bucket list!
England. Scotland. Wales. Northern Ireland.
Each with its own distinct history, culture and vibe, but together making up the great United Kingdom. And what’s the United Kingdom got in spades? Besides tea, castles, black cabs and rainy days?
Epic music festivals! And a TON of them. From hip hop to funk, dance to pop, rock to folk and everything in between, you’ll be hard pressed not to find a music festival a stone’s throw from wherever you are across the pond.
I couldn’t list every UK music festival for you, otherwise I’d be here for the rest of my life. But I have put together my shortlist of the best 35 music festivals in the UK for you to keep you dancing all year long!
1) Glastonbury Festival 2023
When: June 21-25, 2023
Where: Somerset, England
“Summer’s arrival is celebrated in small ways around the world, but at the Glastonbury festival, the solstice gets a grand welcome. This music festival has a lineup of some of the world’s most talented artists, from up-and-comers to megastars, and the crowd is composed of everyone from hippies to hipsters. Pack your rain boots, pitch a tent, and get ready for one of the muddiest, most musical weekends of your life.”
Glastonbury is one of the longest-running, biggest, and most iconic UK Music Festivals, and 2023 is set to be a HUGE with an insane line-up (as always). Why tickets are extremely hard to come by, Glastonbury should be at the top of your festival bucket list!
2) Terminal V
When: April 8-9, 2023
Where: The Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh
Scotland’s largest electronic music festival!
One of the UK’s fastest growing dance music festivals, evolving from 2,000 attendees to almost 40,000 in the space of five years has made a huge splash in the European festival industry.
Previously just a one-day event, Terminal V now includes two full days of partying, techno and stunning production! Following a wildly successful special Halloween…