2021’s Best Festivals to Book Right Now

There's still some cracking festivals with tickets available this year. Time to catch up on lost time...

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Thursday 19th – Sunday 22nd August
Abbots Ripton, Cambridgeshire

Line Up
Alfa Mist, Ashley Henry, Demae, Emma-Jean Thackray, Ezra Collective, Greentea Peng, IG Culture presents LCSM, Joe Armon-Jones, KSR, Lynda Dawn, Matthew Halsall, Melt Yourself Down, Moses Boyd, Overmono, SAHRA GURE, Sarathy Korwar, Secret Night Gang, Steam Down, Str4ta, The Heliocentrics, Yussef Dayes, Alexander Nut, Call Super, Channel One, Charlie Dark, Coco Maria, Colin Curtis, Dan Shake, Dennis Bovell, DJ Flight, DJ Paulette, DJ Storm, Fabio & Grooverider, Gilles Peterson, Global Roots, Jamz Supernova, Luke Una, MLE, Mr. Scruff, Sherelle, Tash LC, Tina Edwards

Tickets
Weekend tickets start from £205

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Manchester Pride Festival 

27th – 30th August
Manchester

Line Up
The Gay Village Party, MCR Pride Live, Manchester Pride Parade, Candlelit Vigil, Superbia Weekender, Human Rights Forum, Youth Pride MCR, Family Pride MCR.

Tickets
There are different prices for different performances.

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Moovin Festival 2021

27th, 28th & 29th August
Whitebottom Farm, Stockport

Line Up
Naughty By Nature, Basement Jaxx (DJ set), Todd Terje, David Rodigan, Mr Scruff, Eek-A-Mouse, Asian Dub Foundation, The Sugarhill Gang, DJ Marky, Craig Charles, Stanton Warriors, Krafty Kuts, Elvana: Elvis Fronted Nirvana, Huey Morgan, Freestylers, Graeme Park, Micky Finn & Aphrodite (30 Years).

Tickets
Weekend tickets start from £115

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Audio Farm

2nd to 7th September
Kidderminster

Line Up
Goldie, Afrodeutsche, DRS. Blasha & Allatt, Altern8, DJ Paulette, Jerome Hill, Annabel Fraser, Mungo’s Hi Fi, LTJ Buken

Tickets
Weekend tickets start from £150

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Neighbourhood Weekender

3rd- 5th September 2021 
Warrington

Line Up
Gerry Cinnamon, Circa Waves, James, Sam Fender, The Coral, Pale Waves, The Magic Gang, Love Fame Tragedy, Catfish and the Bottlemen, The Wombats, Sundara Karma, Sea Girls, Inhaler, Cassia.

Tickets
Day tickets start at around £80.

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Highest Point 2021

Friday 3rd, Saturday 4th, Sunday 5th September
Williamson Park, Lancaster

Line Up
Rudimental (DJ set), Wilkinson (DJ-set), Becky Hill, Ms Banks, General Levy, Do Not Sleep, Seb Zito, Josh Butler, East End Dubs, 3D (Danny Howells, Darren Emerson and Dave Seaman), and more on the Friday, and Rag n Bone Man, Ella Eyre, Sub Focus, Gentleman’s Dub Club, Lottery Winners, The Cuban Brothers, The Lovely Eggs, Charlotte OC.

Tickets
Day tickets from £45

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Positive Vibration – Festival of Reggae 2021

Friday 10th – Saturday 11th September
Baltic Triangle, Liverpool

Line Up
Asian Dub Foundation, The Twinkle Brothers, Mad Professor Ft. Sister Aisha, Gentleman’s Dub Club, Dawn Penn & The Maticians, Hollie Cook, Channel One, Benjamin Zephaniah & The Revolutionary Minds, Zion Train, From the Specials – Neville Staple Band, Don Letts, Tippa Irie, Horseman & The Upper Cut Band, Congo Natty Ft. Congo Dubz &Iron Dread, General Levy Ft. Joe Ariwa, Jah Wobble & The Invaders of the Heart, Ruts DC, Krafty Kuts Ft. Dynamite MC, Mungo’s Hi Fi Ft. Charlie P, Iration Steppas Ft. Murray Man, The Nextmen Ft. Gardna, DJ Vadim Ft. Jman, O.B.F Ft. Sr. Wilson, Kiko Bun, Sinai Sound System, Aleighcia Scott, Future Dub Orchestra, Levi Tafari, Oxman, Kioko, Adam Prescott, Count Skylarkin’, Dub Link Up Ft. MC Mad-X, Kingston Express, and Rubber Dub.

Tickets
Weekend tickets from £60

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Parklife

11th-12th September 2021
Heaton Park

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Line Up
Dave, Megan Thee Stallion, Disclosure, Skepta, DABaby, Jamie Xx, Burna Boy, Aj Tracey, Young Thug, Bicep (Live), Four Tet, Mabel, Peggy Gou, Kaytranada, Slowthai, Eric Prydz, Carl Cox, The Blessed Madonna, Jon Hopkins (DJ), Andy C, Earl Sweatshirt, Nines, Little Simz, Ksi, Celeste, Pendulum Trinity, Honey Dijon, Pa Salieu, Ivorian Doll, Jax Jones, Raye, Camelphat, and more.

Tickets
Weekend tickets from £170

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Manchester Food and Drink Festival

16th – 27th September
Manchester

Line Up
The Bull & Bear Festival Hub Takeover, Manchester’s Biggest Chippy Tea, MFDF Wine & Fizz Festival, Schlosstoberfest, Eat Well Kitchen, Just Eat Street Food Chalets, Mr Wilson’s Second Liners, MFDF Artisan Food Market.

Tickets
Bookable events plus free events throughout the two weekends.

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Isle of Wight Festival

Thursday 16th to Sunday 19th September
Seaclose Park, Isle of Wight

Line Up
Liam Gallagher, Snow Patrol, Duran Duran, Tom Jones, David Guetta, The Script, Supergrass, Scouting for Girls, Primal Scream, Kaiser Chiefs, Razorlight, Sam Fender, Lightning Seeds, All Saints.

Tickets
Weekend tickets start from £185

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Velio Festival

17th – 20th September
Cholmondeley Castle, Cheshire

Line Up
3 days of cycling, music, comedy, feasting and wellness! Sister Slegde, Elder Island, Everything Everything, The Cuban Brothers, Crazy P Soundsystem, Todd Edwards, Cinthie, Mr Motivator, PBR Streetgang, The Futureheads, Friendly Fires (DJ set), Norman Jay MBE, Fleetmac Wood, Disco Classical, Bongo’s Bingo, Jason Manford

Tickets
Weekend tickets start from £159

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Sounds of the City 2021

Tuesday 21st – Sunday 26th September
Castlefield Bowl, Manchester

Line Up
Dermot Kennedy, Kaiser Chiefs, plus Razorlight, Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott, The Streets, Hacienda Classical, Snow Patrol.

Tickets
Tickets start from £30

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