Four Of The Best: Festivals For Summer


August 31-September 2

North Dorset

Weekend tickets: £150

Highlights of the line-up so far at the wonderfully chilled-out festival include: Grizzly Bear, Beach House, Midlake, Anna Calvi and Perfume Genius. Growing in popularity every year, this is one festival you should definitely check out.


September 6-9

Isle of Wight

Student tickets: £170

If you’re after some fancy dress and crazy decorations with your music then Bestival is definitely the festival for you. With acts as eclectic as New Order, Sigur Ros, Justice and Gary Numan, you know you’re in for a decade-spanning weekend.


August 6-13

Budapest, Hungary

Tickets: 225 euros

If you  like the sound of a week long festival on an island in the middle of Budapest, Sziget is for you. The music won’t disappoint either – highlights include Placebo, The Killers and Friendly Fires.


May 30 – June 3

Bacelona, Spain

Tickets: 195 euros

Finish your exams early, or one of those lucky few with only essays? Then head off to celebrate at Primavera in Barcelona, where you can see the likes of The Cure, Black Lips, Beirut and The Drums, among many others.



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