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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...

The Government's Event Research Programme (ERP) results only cover dates up to 15th May, with experts warning numbers are skewed due to the low number...

UK pilot events recorded 28 COVID-19 cases from 58,000 attendees, according to the official report. 

The Government's Event Research Programme (ERP) report was published on...

[A:RPIA:R], Dyed Soundorom, Shonky and Onur Ozer are confirmed to play

A new festival, Summer of Love, is set for an abandoned central Manchester building over the Bank Holiday weekend Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd August...

Only when events are guaranteed to happen will support be considered as an option

The UK Government will not consider festival insurance until lockdown ends, according to culture secretary Oliver Dowden. 

Speaking at a Department for Culture, Media and...

Festival Republic plans to host the UK's largest test event to date, which will run for three days

A 10,000 capacity, three-day camping festival pilot is being planned for the UK in mid-June, which will be used to determine the effectiveness of various...

76% of remaining events scheduled for July and August are currently at risk 

The UK festival season is on “red alert” over COVID-19 insurance, the Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has warned.

Over one quarter of festivals with...

Megan Thee Stallion, Disclosure and Kaytranada will also perform at the Manchester event

The full line-up for Parklife Festival 2021 has been revealed.

Heading back to Heaton Park following cancellation amid the pandemic last year, Manchester's Parklife Festival...

The House of Commons' Select Committee will speak with Culture Minister Caroline Dinenage on Wednesday (24th)

The UK Government is set to discuss the return of UK festivals this week.

Following the announcement from Prime Minister Boris Johnson that coronavirus restrictions...

Festivals including Eastern Electrics, Field Day, Creamfields and Boomtown have all sold out in the past week

Festivals scheduled to take place in England this summer are selling out at a rapid rate following the Government’s announcement of its roadmap out of...

A hearing took place yesterday (5th)

This year’s UK music festivals could be cancelled before the end of January, promoters have told MPs.

The UK government's Digital, Culture, Media and Sport...