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Music Festivals

Avoid the stress of festival traffic and hop on the train! have collated the best music festivals to go to this Summer and by booking your tickets in advance you could save a considerable amount of money! Find out more about these fantastic music festivals and book your train travel now.

Leeds & Reading Festival

24th - 26th August, Leeds & Reading return to Branham Park and Richfield Avenue. The Reading and Leeds Festivals are considered two of the top ten music festivals in the UK. The eldest of the two, Reading, is one of the world’s oldest music festivals still in existence. Festival goers travel far and wide to listen to the vast music genre’s that are on offer.


Robin Hill Country Park in the Isle of White opens up to thousands of festival goers ready for a 4 day boutique music festival. From the 2nd – 5th August the park comes alive for a much more alternative experience than most of your traditional music festivals offer.


25th - 26th August comes alive when SW4 hits Clapham Common. The festival is dominated by dance music with some top DJ’s such as Carl Cox and Armand Van Helden.


Taking place at Victoria Park in the middle of the East End of London, Lovebox is a two day festival playing host to some of the biggest names in the dance world. Lovebox is taking place from the 13th - 14th July. Book your train travel now!

Wireless Festival

Taking place across the 6th - 8th July, Wireless Festival comes to Finsbury Park with a fantastic atmosphere and a great range of music you will have an experience not to be missed.


Latitude returns to Henham Park from the 12th - 15th July. Voted best family festival of 2012, Latitude is an unforgettable experience for the whole family. Live music, comedy, film, poetry and cabaret will take to stage over this 4 day event with areas specifically for the little ones. A family campsite is on offer; dedicated to families with children 16 or under or normal weekend camping is available for those wanting a good time!

Shambhala Festival

Taking place between the 10th - 13th August, Shambala is a small family friendly festival set in the heart of Northamptonshire at a Secret Country Estate. The festival offers an array of musical talent with over 200 acts across 12 stages, comedy, cabaret and circus acts!

Wilderness Festival

Taking place in Cornbury Park from the 2nd - 5th August. If waking up for a swim in the private lakes and listening to some of your favourite artists such as, Robert Plant and The Flaming Lips sounds like fun then look no further than Wilderness Festival. Born in 2011; the festival is a celebration of the arts, inviting people to enjoy the rolling Oxfordshire countryside. With a private nature reserve in which festival goers are invited to roam free, Wilderness Festival is like no other.


Boardmasters Festival returns for a 5 day music and surfing extravaganza, from 8th - 12th August, at Watergate Bay and Fistral Beach in Cornwall. Catfish and the bottlemen, Example and James Bay will be headlining this year’s sandy stages along with a bunch of other activities on offer to all ticket holders at no extra cost! If you would like to do some surfing whilst attending the event, you will need to take the shuttle bus which runs between Watergate Bay and Fistral Beach.


This year MADE Festival in Birmingham is bigger than ever. Taking place on 28th July.


Tramlines is taking place in various locations across Sheffield City Centre from the 20th - 22nd July. Tramlines has attracted 35,000 fans in recent years winning ‘Best Metropolitan Festival’. Tramlines is known to blend all sorts of music genres, and proves a really great day out for the whole family.

Green Man Festival

Green Man Festival is a 4 day event taking place across 16th -19th August in the Brecon Beacons. As one of the only festivals in the UK which doesn’t have any corporate sponsors, advertising or VIP areas, Green Man Festival is a festival with real personality. With real ale and cider, bonfires and locally-sourced food you’d be silly to miss out!

Summer Series at Somerset House

Somerset House is one of London’s most iconic venues; set in the heart of the city it hosts Summer Series taking place from 29th August until 2nd September.

River Cottage Music Festival

On 25th - 26th August River Cottage is launching its very own family friendly music festival. The farm will be buzzing with live music from some of the best UK talent. Expect a relaxed affair complete with a Devonshire artisan produce market, falconry, local ciders and foraged botanical cocktails. Plus plenty of delicious River Cottage food to fuel the fun – naturally.

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