This year will be the first full summer of festivals since 2019 and the good news is there are still tickets available for most events (alas the bucket list/rites of passage festivals Glastonbury, Leeds/Reading, Green Man, EOTR and Truck have all sold out).  Here is our selection of festival's well worth a visit in 2022.

Bearded Theory
Thursday 26th - Sunday 29th May

The multi-award winning Bearded Theory returns to Catton Park, and once again promises to provide a wonderful mix music and entertainment whatever your age, lack of fashion sense, interests, or musical peccadillos.

Line-up includes: Placebo, Patti Smith, Flaming Lips, The Hives, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls

Wychwood Festival
Friday 3rd – Sunday 5th June

Wychwood is truly a festival for the whole family, with more than 70 workshops suitable for all ages, late night comedy oh yes and some wonderful artists, at Cheltenham Racecourse.  There’s the added benefit that you can drop your gear off in the campsite.

Line-up includes: Deacon Blue, Levellers, Sophie Ellis-Bextor Peter Hook & The Light

Download Festival
Friday 10th – Sunday 12th June

Donington Park will once again be taken over by the sound of metal as Download rolls into town.  Not only is Download the UK’s biggest heavy rock festival, it’s probably the friendliest of all the major festivals.

Line Up includes: Kiss. Iron Maiden, Biffy Clyro, Deftones, Korn, A Day to Remember

Cambridge Club Festival
Friday 10th – Sunday 12th June

The Cambridge Club is a three-day celebration of Music, Arts and Culture – from comedy, talks and live podcasts to family fun, wellness activities and yoga to late night parties and of course Disco, Funk, Pop, R&B and Soul legends 

Line-up: Diana Ross, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, The Jacksons, Level 42,