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Festivals 2017 – The biggest round up of UK festivals you need to visit this year!

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If you are looking for a UK festival, for fun times with friends, thrills and spills, you’re pretty much spoilt for choice these days.

But the questions is, which is the best UK festival to go to in 2017? Well the answer’s below, with our round up of The biggest round up of festivals you need to visit this year!

From Wildlife to Wireless, Reading & Leeds to SW4, the festivals for 2017 are set to be their biggest ever yet!

Here’s the round up!

The Winter Social
Date: 11th March 2017
Location: Kent County Showground, Maidstone

About: Returning to Maidstone The Winter Social is a one day festival that delivers a heavy-duty line-up of techno heavyweights including Seth Troxler join Sven Väth, Steve Lawler and festival founder Nic Fanciulli. An expansion of its summer counterpart – The Social – the winter edition offers high quality sound with back to back house and techno in an impressive warehouse setting that’s only an hour’s train journey from London Victoria station and fully covered come rain or shine.

Line-up: ALAN FITZPATRICK / ANDREA OLIVA / BAS IBELLINI / DENSE & PIKA / EATS EVERYTHING / HOT SINCE 82 / MARK FANCIULLI / NIC FANCIULLI / SETH TROXLER / STEVE LAWLER / SVEN VÄTH / TIM GREEN

Website: www.thesocialfestival.com
Tickets: From £49.50

We Are FSTVL
Date: 26th – 28th May 2017
Location: Damyns Hall Aerodrome, Aveley Road, Upminster, RM14 2TN

About: Celebrating it’s 5th anniversary, We Are FSTVL will welcome superstar DJs Carl Cox, Basement Jaxx and more for their bank holiday weekender, with grime godfather Wiley also complimented by the likes of Giggs and Dizzee Rascal. For the very first time, FSTVL will introduce boutique camping, enlisting the help of Pop Up Hotel, Tangerine Fields and Morning Gloryville. Hot tubs, a wooden spa, tall ball pool, giant pillow fights, We Are Sports Day, Glitter Palace, Blowdry Bar, We Are campfire, We Are house parties and pop up restaurants will all populate the luxury camping space.

Line-up (highlights): CARL COX / CRAIG DAVID TS5 / DIZZEE RASCAL / BASEMENT JAXX / ARMAND VAN HELDEN / DIXON / DUBFIRE / DUKE DUMONT / EATS EVERYTHING / GIGGS / GORGON CITY / JAMIE JONES / JONAS BLUE / KATY B / KINK (LIVE) / KURUPT FM / RICARDO VILLALOBOS / SETH TROXLER / SOLOMUN / STEVE LAWLER / SVEN V Ä TH / THE MARTINEZ BROTHERS / WILKINSON / WILEY + more

Website: www.wearefstvl.com
Tickets: Weekend from £117.50 / £162.50 with camping

Wild Life
Date: 9th – 10th June
Location: Brighton City Airport

About: WILD LIFE Festival 2017 (crowned Best New Festival 2015 – UK Festival Awards) will see tens of thousands of festival goers descend on Shoreham’s Brighton City Airport for its third year, bringing the very best of an eclectic mix of dance, pop, indie, hip-hop and more. Wild Life is probably the best up and coming festival you could ever go to and you’ll want to go there this year, before it gets too commercialised. Simply take a look at the lineup below.

Line-up: JESS GLYNNE // GEORGE EZRA // CLEAN BANDIT // CHAKA KHAN // ZARA LARSSON // GIGGS // STEFFLON DON // FATBOY SLIM // GORGON CITY // PETE TONG // DIZZEE RASCAL // STORMZY // DAMIAN ‘JR GONG’ MARLEY // RAG’N’BONE MAN // ANNE MARIE // RAYE HANNAH WANTS // DAVID RODIGAN // MY NU LENG // DJ TARGET // JAMIE JONES // THE MARTINEZ BROTHERS // JACKMASTER // SOLARDO // DE LA SWING // EDDY M // JME // WILEY // PREDITAH & C4 // J HUS // LOGAN SAMA // PRESIDENT T // SCRUFFIZER & STIMPY // CRAZY COUSINZ // BASSBOY // THE BLACK MADONNA // HEIDI // FATIMA YAMAHA // WILLIAM DJOKO // MARLON MAHROYAN // BONDAX // SHADOW CHILD // ENZO SIFFREDI // KU DE TA // PEDRO SEDSO // WHITE LABEL // MATT ORARTIX // MIRAGE DJS// LIV DAWSON // WILL HEARD // ERIC PRYDZ // DUSKY // MAYA JANE COLES // MOXIE // MELE // JAMES ORGAN // JORIS VOORN // YOUSEF // ROBERT JAMES // MARC MAYA // GEORGE PRIVATTI // ANDY C // MURA MASA // SG LEWIS // JOE GODDARD (LIVE) // TOM MISCH (LIVE) // BONZAI // ROMARE (LIVE) // SHY LUV // VASSER // GERD JANSON // ARTWORK // DENIS SULTA // HORSE MEAT DISCO // SUZE ROSSER // DJ ZINC // LOW STEPPA // KIDEKO // UNDERSTATE // WAX WORX // DJ DUBL // MIKE PANTELI // DJ BANNERWORX // DJ CARTER

Southport Weekender Festival
Date: 10th June 2017
Location: Finsbury Park, London

About: With an endless supply of crate diggers, award winners and genre pioneers lined up to celebrate Southport Weekender’s long-awaited return, its debut in the capital is set to bring a breath of fresh air to the 2017 festival calendar. Having bid an emotional farewell to their 29 year running event series in 2015, Southport Weekender is hailed as ‘the world’s friendliest party’ and one of the UK’s most musically diverse.

Line-up: KERRI CHANDLER // ROGER SANCHEZ // DAVID MORALES // DJ JAZZY JEFF // DELANO SMITH // DEETRON // DERRICK CARTER // CULOE DE SONG // JOEY NEGRO // DETROIT SWINDLE // OSUNLADE // DANNY KRIVIT // TONY HUMPHRIES // JULIE MCKNIGHT – LIVE PA // STACEY PULLEN // JUAN ATKINS // KENNY LARKIN // EDDIE FOWLKES // DJ SPEN // KARIZMA // AMP FIDDLER – LIVE + more

Website: www.southportweekenderfestival.com
Tickets: From £35 – £60

Parklife
Date: 10th & 11th June 2017
Location: Heaton Park, Manchester

About: Manchester’s iconic Parklife festival will be returning to Heaton Park this year with a diverse line-up that spans pop, hip-hop, dance and indie. 2017 headliners include Manchester four-pieces The 1975, globally acclaimed Frank Ocean and Grime’s golden boys Boy Better Know, plus performances from A Tribe Called Quest, London Grammar, Two Door Cinema Club, Chaka Khan and Damian Marley.

Line-up: THE 1975 / FRANK OCEAN / BOY BETTER KNOW / A TRIBE CALLED QUEST / JESS GLYNNE / TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB / FATBOY SLIM / CARL COX / DAMIAN ‘JR GONG’ MARLEY / STORMZY / LONDON GRAMMAR / FLYING LOTUS / GEORGE EZRA / CHAKA KHAN / ERIC PRYDZ / ANDY C / DJ EZ / ABOVE & BEYOND / JAMIE JONES / MONKI / SETH TROXLER / THE MARTINEZ BROTHERS / RAG’N’BONE MAN / ANDERSON .PAAK / ZARA LARSSON / LITTLE DRAGON / WILEY / GIGGS / MURA MASA / ELROW / DANNY BROWN + more

Website: www.parklife.uk.com
Tickets: From £59.50 – £125.00

Wireless
Date: 7th – 9th July
Location: Finsbury Park London

About: Probably London’s most prolific festival running over three whole days at Finsbury Park. Wireless is the place to be if you love RnB, Hip Hop, Grime and Urban Music. Now in its twelfth year, Wireless has had some of the biggest names in music perform on their stage and 2017 will see some artists ONLY at Wireless.

Line-up: Chance the Rapper, Skepta, The Weeknd, Nas (UK Festival Exclusive), Abra Cadabra, AJ X DENO, Big Narstie, Big Tobz, Bryson Tiller (UK Festival Exclusive), Cadet, Dave, Desiigner, DJ Charlsey, Flatbush Zombies, G-Eazy, Hilltop Hoods, Jez Dior, Lil Dicky, Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Yachty (UK Festival Exclusive), Mike Skinner and Murkage Present TONGA, MoStack, Nef The Pharaoh, Noname, Post Malone, Rae Sremmurd (UK Festival Exclusive), Sean Paul, Section Boyz, Stefflon Don, The Age of L.U.N.A, Topaz Jones, Tory Lanez, Ty Dolla $ign, Tyga, Wiley, WizKid, Young T and Bugsey, Young Thug (UK Festival Exclusive), Yuna, Yungen, Zara Larsson

Website: www.wirelessfestival.co.uk
Tickets: From £55

MADE Festival
Date: 29th July 2017
Location: Rainbow Venues, The Digbeth Triangle, Birmingham

About: Celebrated as Birmingham’s largest music event, MADE Festival returns to the Digbeth Triangle on Saturday 29th July to showcase a selection of the best in live and electronic talent as well as some of the city’s most exciting and inventive street art, street food and venue spaces. Armed with the most diverse and exciting line-up to date, the UK Festival Award nominated event will return in the fourth year to The Rainbow Venue’s collection of industrial spaces within the Digbeth Triangle for a truly memorable weekend.

Line-up: CHASE & STATUS (DJ Set) + RAGE / GIGGS / GORGON CITY / SUB FOCUS / MY NU LENG / CHRIS LORENZO / HIGH CONTRAST (LIVE), CHARLIE SLOTH / CAMO & KROOKED / DJ TARGET / LEVELZ / STEFFLON DON, CAUSE & AFFECT / HYPE B2B HAZARD / JAYKAE / FRICTION / SHADOW CHILD / HOLY GOOF

Website: www.made-festival.co.uk
Tickets: From £35 / ‘MADE… My Night’ from £17.50

VFest
Date: 19th – 20th August
Location: Hylands Park and Weston Park

About: V was the first festival to implement the twin site idea, way back in 1996, to great success. The festival, whilst being very commercial, uses that to its advantage to create a friendly, safe atmosphere, free from mud, with relatively low queuing, and all with an incredible atmosphere. Now back in 2017, continuing with its winning formula, V continues to attract the cream of pop and rock music artists. This year’s headliners are yet to be announced, but judging by last year’s line up, we’re in for another top drawer selection of pop music’s biggest protagonists. This year’s edition looks set to be one of the best V Festival’s ever.

Line-up: Jay Z // Pink // Rudimental // Dizzee Rascal // Sean Paul // Craig David // Ella Eyre // Anne-Marie // Busted // Calum Scott  // Clean Bandit // Ellie Goulding // Emeli Sandé // Example + DJ Wire // George Ezra // Gorgon City // Hannah Wants // Jack Savoretti // James Arthur // Jason Derulo // Jess Glynne // Jonas Blue // JP Cooper // Krept & Konan // Madness // Pete Tong presents Ibiza Classics performed by The Heritage Orchestra // Raye // Scouting For Girls // Sigma (live) // Steve Aoki // Stormzy // The Vamps // The Wailers // The Wombats

Website: www.vfestival.com
Tickets: £189 for weekend camping

Reading & Leeds
Date: 25th – 27th August
Location: Richfield Avenue Festival Site, Reading

About: With hundreds of acts set to play across eight stages, Reading & Leeds is once again the unmissable festival weekend of the summer – defining and celebrating the who’s who of modern ground breaking music. Started in 1989 Reading & Leeds is one of the biggest festivals in the UK. This is also your chance to see Eminem LIVE on stage as the headline acts for R&L festival.

Line-up: Eminem // Shy FX // Charli XCX // Angel // Avelino // Bear’s Den // Becky Hill // Billy Talent // Black Lips // Blossoms // Cabbage // Cadet // CamelPhat // Chris Lorenzo // Claptone // Counterfeit // Dave // Dillon Francis // Eden // Everything Everything // Fickle Friends // Flatbush Zombies // Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes // Geovarn // Giggs // Grouplove // HAIM // Halsey // High Contrast // IDLES // Inheaven // J Hus // Jaguar Skills // James Organ // Katy B (DJ Set) // King Nun // Klose One // Lethal Bizzle // Louis Berry // Majestic // Mallory Knox // Marmozets // Marshmello // Mic Righteous // Migos // Milky Chance // MIST // Moose Blood // MoStack // Mullally // Noisia ‘Outer Edges’ // Oh Wonder // Phantogram // Picture This // Prose // Puppy // Ray BLK // Rejjie Snow // Rex Orange County // Sam Divine // Shame // Star.One // Sundara Karma // The Amazons // The Heatwave // The Hunna // The Manor  // The Pretty Reckless // The Sherlocks // TOKiMONSTA // Tom Grennan // Tom Misch // Toothless // Yonaka // You Me At Six // Young T & Bugsey // Against The Current // Andy C // Architects // At The Drive In // Bastille // Circa Waves // Danny Brown // Fatboy Slim // Flume // Glass Animals // Jimmy Eat World // Kasabian // Korn // Major Lazer // Muse // Rat Boy // The Amity Affliction // Torey Lanez // Two Door Cinema Club // While She Sleeps // Wiley

Website: www.readingfestival.com
Tickets: ticketmaster

SW4
Date: 26th – 27th August 2017
Location: Clapham Common, London

About: As South West Four takes a quantum leap into its fourteenth year, the biggest event in London’s clubbing calendar now represents an August Bank Holiday weekend ritual for electronic music enthusiasts from all over the world. Showcasing the greatest DJs and live electronic artists to ever step foot on the planet, plus arena hosts which no other UK festival can match, this year will mix state of the art production with increased sound levels that crowned last year’s weekender as the most critically acclaimed (and LOUDEST) SW4 ever!

Line-up: DEADMAU5 / PENDULUM (LIVE) / ERIC PRYDZ / SIGMA (LIVE) / DUKE DUMONT / DUSKY (LIVE) / GARETH EMERY / HANNAH WANTS / MARCO CAROLA / MATADOR (LIVE) / MISTAJAM / MK / MAYA JANE COLES vs HEIDI / NICKY ROMERO / PAN-POT / PATRICK TOPPING / SAM FELDT (LIVE) / SONNY FODERA vs LOW STEPPA / THE MARTINEZ BROTHERS / ZINC vs CHRIS LORENZO / SOLOMUN / SASHA / JORIS VOORN / ANDREA OLIVA / ANDHIM / SVEN VATH / LOCO DICE / CARL CRAIG / AUDION AKA MATTHEW DEAR / B-TRAITS / MAR-T

Website: www.southwestfour.com
Tickets: Weekend from £99