A guide to London festivals

 

With the end of term approaching and summer beginning here’s a breakdown on what festivals are on offer in London.

Born & Bred Festival: Saturday 4th June- Sunday 5th June.

Located in Dalston’s picturesque Haggerston park, a stone’s throw away from the overground station. Born and Bred’s popularity is rapidly increasing, with a reputation of one of the finest drum ‘n’ bass, jungle, dubstep and gime festivals. A popular day out with the east London locals as it hosts the cities very artists own Wiley and Novelist, supported with fifth plus other acts. With tickets starting from £20. This is one to check out.

http://www.bornandbredfestival.com

Field Day Festival: Saturday 11th June-Sunday 12th June.

Running for a ninth consecutive year, Field day is continually bringing a mixture of the world's finest talents ranging from electronic visionist  Four Tet, Britain's brightest young talent James Blake to singer song writer PJ Harvey. With the choice of a full weekend ticket or the selection of either days, Field day offers an excellent variance of music and Victoria park is undoubtedly a great location for a day festival. Tickets start from £52.50 per day or £99 for both.  

http://fielddayfestivals.com/line-up/

SunFall: Saturday 9th July.

This promising new festival, staging itself during the day in south London’s Brockwell park while at night you select tickets to historic clubs across town such as The Coronet, Electric Brixton and Bussey Building, to name a few. This unique day and night festival hosts acts from across the atlantic such as Detroit’s techno/house legend Moodymann, American jazz artist Kasami Washington, accompanied with a heap of London’s very own musicians, from the likes of Jamie XX to Peckhams very own Rhythm Section it is lined up the be a great day for underground music. Tickets from just  £55 for both the day and night, but hurry they are soon to run out!

http://www.sunfall.co.uk

British Summer Time: Friday 1st July -  Sunday 10th July.

Barclaycard presents British Summer Time, these nine days of host super stars names performing to thousands of fans in the infamous Hyde park. With artists spanning five decades such as Massive Attack, Florence and the Machine, Kendrick Lamar,  with a grande finale, Motown icon, Stevie Wonder closing the festival on Sunday. This festival has the highest of quality of acts but is also at the highest price of London festivals this year. Tickets vary from £52 - £299. This will be a atmospheric festival with a relaxed vibes, with songs that wind back the years.

http://www.bst-hydepark.com/

Be sure to book your ticket soon.