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Drug-checking services at festivals improve attendee safety, study shows

A new study has found that drug-checking services at festivals improved the safety of attendees.


The research by harm reduction and drug-testing charity The Loop...

fabric announces two-day outdoor festival for summer 2023, EXODUS

London's fabric is launching a new festival next summer called EXODUS.


Taking place over two days in summer 2023, EXODUS will serve as an extension...

Gorillaz Tame Impala Bootie Brown

Attendees at All Points East were given an unexpected bonus this weekend when Gorillaz were joined on stage by Tame Impala and Bootie Brown for...

Dialled In announces first names for September festival

Dialled In has announced the first acts for its September festival, which returns to Uplands Business Park, London, on Saturday 10th September, running from midday...

No Bounds Festival announces full line-up and programme for 2022 edition

Sheffield's No Bounds festival has added more artists and new venues to its 2022 programme.


Craig Richards and Calibre are confirmed for a back-to-back, as...

ukfest

A new initiative has been launched to bring renewable power to UK festivals.


The Live Nation-owned Festival Republic, which promotes festivals including Reading and Leeds...

The Loop details new MDMA pills in UK circulation as part of harm reduction initiative

UK harm reduction and drug-testing charity The Loop has shared its findings from Manchester's Parklife festival, which took place this past weekend. 


In a Twitter...

Scottish palace festival Otherlands adds DJ Stingray 313, VTSS, Peach, more to 2022 line-up

Otherlands Music & Arts Festival, a boutique event set in the grounds of Scotland's spectacular Scone Palace in Perthshire, has announced a slew of additions...

Only 13% of UK festival headliners in 2022 are women, study finds

A new study of UK festivals by BBC Newsbeat has found that only 13% of 2022's headliners are women.


A gender-focused analysis of 50 UK...

Over 100 UK festivals join campaign to tackle sexual violence

Over 100 UK festivals have united for a campaign to tackle sexual violence.


First launched in 2017, the Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has updated...

Terminal V 2022

Terminal V has announced the stage splits and residents for the festival's 2022 edition, which returns to the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh, on Saturday 16th...

Body Movements Festival 2022

Body Movements has announced the collectives and stages taking part in the summer 2022 festival, which will take place across Hackney Wick, London, on 30th...

Four Tet Finsbury Park

Four Tet has announced an all-day event for London's Finsbury Park on Saturday 13th August. 


The UK DJ and producer is set to play for...

Slam Tent

The Slam Tent is set to make a return this summer after a six-year hiatus.


The legendary stage will make its comeback for a three...

Soichi Terada, anu, Hunee and DJ Harvey are among the new names added to the bill

London's GALA Festival has confirmed the final names set to play its 2022 edition, with will run from Thursday 2nd to Saturday 4th July at...

15 Years of Hessle Audio, Underground Resistance, BADBADNOTGOOD, Azymuth, Nu Genea, and Overmono

We Out Here, the UK festival curated and organised by Worldwide FM tastemaker Gilles Peterson, has confirmed the first names set to play at the...

The Competition and Markets Authority has proposed fresh regulations to end the "parasitical" market

Secondary ticketing websites could be closed down in the UK under new proposals designed to stop "unscrupulous" ticket touts. 

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)...

The event has been pulled for "a number of reasons"

Glastonbury’s two-day September festival, Equinox, will not go ahead, according to an announcement by organiser Emily Eavis. 

The news will come as a blow to...

A source told the Evening Standard that health checks would be “too much hassle”

Nightclubs in England will reportedly reopen on 19th July with no requirements for attendees to present negative COVID-19 tests or proof of vaccination.

A government...

"Make no mistake - these cancellations were entirely avoidable"

Over half of UK summer festivals have been cancelled for 2021, according to a new study. 

The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) suggests 51% of...