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Which festivals are happening in 2021?

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Hands up who’s ready to go out OUT? Oh yeah, I hear you. After months of lockdown, we’re sure you’re all ready to party like it’s …well, NOT 2020.

And after months of being cooped up indoors, who isn’t desperate to get outdoors?

While nothing is guaranteed, the Government has said it’s planning to scrap all social distancing measures by 21 June, which is giving us hope that some outdoor festivals will go ahead this summer.

Sure Glasto 2021 has already been cancelled, but organisers of many other festivals say they’re optimistic they’ll still go ahead this year.

Which festivals will happen in 2021?

Some festivals are still taking a wait-and-see approach, but a few say they’re definitely almost certainly 100 percent guaranteed (all things being equal) going to happen.

One of the first is family-friendly Latitude at the end of July. Tickets are on sale for a line up that includes Snow Patrol, Bastille, First Aid Kit and Lewis Capaldi. You’ll have to hurry if you want to glamp, most of the luxury camping options are already sold out.  BOOK IT HERE !

Music festivals for the over 40s

Other festivals which have confirmed for July include Camp Bestival

In August there will be:

The Big Feastival

Creamfields

Isle of Wight Festival

Reading and Leeds

In September, there’s still the possibility that Parklife will go ahead, but this isn’t yet confirmed.

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Which other events are happening this summer?

Lots of smaller events with no overnight accommodation have confirmed they intend to go ahead including:

London’s new South Facing festival at Crystal Palace Park Concert Bowl

Clapham Common’s RTRN II Dance on August 29

Bath Festival 7-8 August

All Points East in London’s Victoria Park from 27-30 August

Also, Blackpool Rocks on 26 June is now on pre-sale  as are the Heritage Live shows taking place at various venues in London and the South of England.

 

 

Linsey McNeill

A journalist and travel writer of 35 years' standing, a once-a-week yogi, terrible skier and out-of-order mum to 2 teens. Previously Editor of TravelMole.com, bylines also include The Telegraph, The Times, The Observer, the London Evening Standard, Which? and The South China Morning Post.

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