Best UK music festivals for 2022

Cambridge Club, June 10-12

If you like your hot, overpriced beer in paper cups with a jazz edge, look no further than the Cambridge Club. Icons like Diana Ross, Nile Rodgers & Chic and Corinne Bailey Rae all feature on the lineup, promising to provide a fun weekend in Cambridge. Tickets are available here.

Isle of Wight, 16-19 June

Now in its 54th year, the Isle of Wight remains one of Britain’s best-loved festivals. Returning in 2021 with a temporary September date to circumvent Covid restrictions, the festival is set to resume its usual June weekend at Seaclose Park, with sets by Kasabian, Muse and Blossoms. Tickets are available here.

Glastonbury, June 22-26

She’s back, finally! After a two-year hiatus due to shutdowns and pandemic uncertainty, the world’s biggest music event returns to Worthy Farm. Brooding teenage superstar Billie Eilish will headline the Pyramid Stage on Friday and Diana Ross will play the hallowed legend spot on Sunday, but the rest of the lineup has yet to be confirmed. Tickets are sold out.

TRNSMT, July 8-10

Glasgow’s flagship daily music festival will take place with some of the biggest names in indie rock preparing to take to the stage at Glasgow Green. Friday is headlined by Scotsman Paolo Nutini, backed by Sam Fender; Saturday sees The Strokes, Foals and Fountains DC; and Sunday ends with Lewis Capaldi and Wolf Alice. You can get tickets here.

Latitude, July 21-24

Competing year after year for the coveted title of Britain’s finest festival, Latitude will take place at Henham Park in Suffolk and promises to be filled with street-footing craftsmen, great music and Instagram opportunities. The lineup has not yet been announced and tickets are available. here.

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