Top 5 Festivals 2014

March 14, 2014

Guide to Festivals

So, it’s an action packed season of festivals this year – check out the festival calendar for a full list, but here’s our guide to the top 5! 

1) Announced earlier this year, Radio One’s Big Weekend will take place in Glasgow on 24th and 25th May. Tickets are set to go on sale sometime in March so watch this space! Confrimed acts so far include Rita Ora and Paulo Nutini. Check out the Radio One Events Page for more information.

2) Glastonbury – the original and some would say the best… this years event takes place from 25th – 29th June. Tickets are currently sold out but cancelled tickets will be resold sometime in the spring. So far the line up includes Lilly Allen, Exposure and Blondie. For full information check out the Glastonbury website

3) T in the Park –Scotlands own festival takes place in Edinburgh from  11-13th July – Calvin Harris, Arctic Monkeys and Biffy Clyro will perform.  Tickets are still available from the T in the park site

4) V Festival –held in a hopefully sunny Staffordshire, the  V festival takes place on  16th/17th August, with Justin Timberlake and The Killers set to perform, it's bound to be a crowd pleaser!  Tickets went on sale last week , so grab yours now before they go!  

5) Reading and Leeds - the split personality that is the Reading and Leeds festival takes place over the Bank Holiday wekend -  22-24th August, with acts performing in both locations over the weekend.   Queens of the Stone Age, Blink 182 and the Arctic Monkeys are all confirmed.  Tickets are still available at Reading and Leeds

Nearer the time, we’ll be giving you lots of advice on what to buy and pack (no prizes for guessing that we’ll be suggesting Jileon Wellies and Boot Bags!

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