The UK festivals you can still get tickets for this summer

Danielle Fowler
Freelance Writer
There's still time to add these UK festivals to your summer bucket list [Photo: Getty]

If you had to undergo a serious social media ban to prevent catching FOMO from your pals at Glastonbury then no need to worry, as there’s still time to bag tickets to a number of UK festivals.

From Lovebox to Wilderness, here’s everything you need to know about the biggest summer gatherings of the year from ticket prices to line-up highlights.

Lovebox

Lovebox Festival in 2018 [Photo: Getty]

The dates

12-13 July at Gunnersbury Park, West London

What to expect

Last year’s festival hit all of the right notes with attendees flocking to Victoria Park to see Solange Knowles take to the stage.

This season, fans will be pleased to learn that the songstress is heading back to the capital for a second round on the Friday but this time, with a well deserved headline slot.

A must for city dwellers looking to dance well into the night.

Line-up highlights

Solange Knowles, Chance the Rapper, J Hus and Giggs.

Lovebox ticket prices

Friday, from £62.50 Saturday, from £75

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Camp Bestival

Camp Bestival in 2018 [Photo: Getty]

The dates

15-28 July at Lulworth Castle Wareham, Dorset

What to expect

The ultimate family-friendly festival, Camp Bestival is one that deserves a top spot on your summer to-do list.

Aside from the impressive headline, the annual festival has launched Slow Motion this season - an arena dedicated to yoga, meditation and sleep science talks.

Once you’re revitalised and ready to go again, there’s a whole host of comedy shows, talks and poetry readings to cram into the weekend agenda.

Line-up highlights

Lewis Capaldi, Jess Glynne and The Human League.

Camp Bestival ticket prices

Prices for an adult weekend ticket start from £197.50.

Buy now.

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Latitude Festival

The dates

18-21 July at Henham Park, Suffolk

What to expect

Another must for music devotees, Latitude Festival is one of the most talked about events of the summer with headliners including Lana Del Ray, George Ezra and Snow Patrol.

If you’re looking for a laugh with your best pals, the comedy line-up is also rather impressive with Jason Manford and Russel Kane dropping in.

Latitude ticket prices

Adult weekend prices start from £202.50.

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Standon Calling

The dates

25-28 July at Standon Lordship, Hertfordshire

What to expect

If you’re looking for a chilled festival then add Standon Calling to your summer bucket list. A Wild Wellbeing area is designed to enable attendees to unwind with wood-burning hot tubs available to rent.

While this year’s cashless system (all you need to do is top up your wristband) is sure to make the weekend a whole lot easier - yep, bid farewell to the bum bag.

Plus, dogs are allowed on the grounds and that’s enough to convince us to bag a ticket.

Line-up highlights

Nile Rodgers, Rag'n'Bone Man and Lewis Capaldi

Standon Calling ticket prices

Adult weekend prices start from £169.

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Wilderness

Wilderness Festival [Photo: Getty]

The dates

August 1-4 at Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire

What to expect

Arguably one of the UK’s most famous festivals, aside from Glastonbury of course, Wilderness never fails to secure a spot on our Instagram feed.

This isn’t just one for music enthusiasts either, as the line-up includes theatre and comedy performances from the likes of the Southbank Centre and Roundhouse.

If you tire from standing on your feet all day then you can even book a massage while yoga and pilates lessons await those who need a good ol’ stretch after a night spent in a tent.

Line-up highlights

Bombay Bicycle Club, Tom Odell and Robyn.

Wilderness ticket prices

Adult camping prices start from £189.70.

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BBC Summer Social

The dates

3 August at Croxteth Hall and Country Park, Liverpool

What to expect

The UK’s biggest children’s festival is coming to Liverpool this summer with Busted, Pixie Lott and John Newman set to perform.

If that’s not enough to get parents signing up for tickets, former Blue Peter presenter Konnie Huq will give a Q&A on her new children’s book while CBBC comedy duo, Danny & Mick, will bring the laughs.

Line-up highlights

Busted, Pixie Lott and John Newman.

BBC Summer Social ticket prices

Both adult and children’s tickets cost £25.

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Neverworld

The dates

1-4 August in Hever, Kent

What to expect

Nestled in the grounds of John Darlings Farm in the postcard-worthy village of Hever lies a magical spot for those seeking a last-minute break from it all.

Neverworld is the perfect excuse to play dress up and Neverworld encourages attendees to join three tribes - the Pirates, Mermaids or Lost Boys.

Situated just outside of London, there’s no excuse for city dwellers not to don a backpack and escape the big smoke for the weekend.

A festival is the perfect excuse to play dress up and Neverworld encourages attendees to join three tribes - the Pirates, Mermaids or Lost Boys.

With the music festival split into realms, the idea is that you find your ‘people’ for the weekend - a great chance to meet new people.

Line-up highlights

The Vaccines, Craig David and Professor Green.

Neverworld ticket prices

Adult weekend tickets start from £158.40 with the option to rent luxury accommodation including yurts, bell tents and tipis.

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Boardmasters

The dates

7-11 August in Watergate Bay and Fistral Beach, Cornwall

What to expect

If you haven’t planned a holiday this summer then tame your travel bug with a trip down south for Boardmasters.

Set against the dazzling Cornish coastline, the festival promises a weekend well spent with the likes of surfing, yoga and holistic workshops on offer - the greatest way to relax after a day of watching your favourite headline acts.

Line-up highlights

Florence and the Machine, Lewis Capaldi and Foals

Boardmasters ticket prices

Day tickets start from £69. Camping tickets start from £179.

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Victorius

The dates

23-25 August in Portsmouth

What to expect

With Portsmouth Harbour for a backdrop, there’s no greater spot to soak up the sun listening to your favourite bands. The annual festival is renowned for being family friendly too so you can bring the kids along.

Line-up highlights

All Saints, Rudimental, Two Door Cinema Club

Victorius ticket prices

Adult day tickets start from £45 with weekend prices starting from £125.

If you wish to camp, prices kick-start from £145.

Buy now.

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