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UK Festivals 2020

UK Music Festivals / UK Festivals Accommodation / Other Types of UK Festivals / Festivals Abroad 

The UK Festivals scene is the brightest it has ever been in 2020, with more choice and more events on these shores than ever before.We can boast world class gatherings like Glastonbury and Bestival (check out what happened at the latter below) alongside new contenders such as Love Saves the Day, making for a globally renownded scene of epic proportions.

Whether you want a classic blood and thunder mix of bands or a smorgasbord of haute couture food and craft ales, there's a litany of options available for everyone from the festival newcomer to even the savviest of veterans. 

UK Music Festivals

Ravers can get lost in an abyss of choices in our dance music festivals section, with guitar music fiends equally well fed in their realm. You can find your perfect music festival via our Festival Finder tool, which helps you select the perfect criteria for your experience of what you want out of the event.The strength of diversity of our tastes has led to a beautifully varied selection of UK Music Festivals, with many doing glorious jobs of hitting a number of genres whilst others cover specific niches perfectly. Find out what festivals are on this weekend! 

Upcoming UK Festivals 2020

BBC Radio One's Big Weekend

BBC Radio One's Big Weekend

22nd - 24th May 2020


Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight

11th - 14th Jun 2020

Seaclose Park, Newport,



24th - 28th Jun 2020

Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset



3rd - 5th Jul 2020

Finsbury Park, London

Field Day

Field Day

11th Jul 2020

The Drumsheds, London

Latitude Festival

Latitude Festival

16th - 19th Jul 2020

Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk

Show all 19 UK Festivals 2020

UK Festivals Accommodation

For many the festival experience wouldn't be authentic if you didn’t spend it in a tent, but this is by no means the only option available in this day and age. Here’s a few alternatives to the standard pitch a tent choice - click on each link to find festivals that allow for it or offer them as a ticket option 


Luxury VIP Camping

On-site Apartments / Chalets



See our full recommendations in Skiddle’s guide to accommodation at festivals

Other Types of UK Festivals

Festivals aren’t just focused on music. There’s Food Festivals, Beer Festivals, Comedy Festivals, Comic Book Festivals - pretty much every type of interest across our culture has an event which celebrates it. There’s even an abundance of chilli festivals celebrating the power of taste driven heat; check out the video to North East Chilli Festival below

Whether you just fancy a change from the standard festival experience or have a thirst for a specific passion, festivals provide the perfect chance for you to indulge that passion or passing interest with equal aplomb.

Festivals beyond the UK

Fancy something a little further afield? The selection of European/Overseas festivals in our guide has a mixture of UK ran events and more exotic choices, enabling you to recreate the UK experience with more certainty of the weather or discover something completely new and exciting.

Latest UK Festivals 2020 News

For The Record: Alex Moore, The Lathums, 'We want to make people happy'

From meeting in college to signing for one of the world's most renowned record labels, this Wigan four-piece are only just getting started.

How to run the UK's most eco-friendly music festival

Skiddle talks to One Tribe organiser Ste Chesters about going fully plastic and meat-free, taking on the corporations and saving cats and dogs in Malawi

Glastonbury 2020 cancelled - so here's the best performances from 2019 instead

So Glastonbury 2020 is cancelled, but we're not going to let that get us down. Here's some of our favourite sets from 2019 - and perhaps some of the greatest Glasto performances ever.

SXSW cancelled - here's five out-of-pocket UK acts & artists we'd like to big up

The cancellation of the Texas festival has the potential to sink some grassroots musicians. Here's a few you can help out.

Back of Beyond FSTVL: MK leads lineup for 2020 - now on sale

The open-air Hertfordshire dance music festival begins a new chapter this summer, teaming up with We Are FSTVL to stage their biggest event to date

Weyfest Festival 2020: lineup revealed incl. UB40, The Dualers, and more

Tickets for the friendly Surrey summer festival are now live.

Other festival guides

Here's some more festival info to help you plan your summer. Or why not skip directly to our Festival Finder?