It’s not too late to dust off the waterproofs, air your tent and grab yourself a ticket to one of Europe’s many amazing music festivals in 2015. Whether you want to chill out in a massive field in the UK or earn some air miles, we really are spoilt for choice with a fantastic line up of music festivals in Europe. Not sure which festival is family friendly, or in search for a festival ticket which you can pay off in installments, we’ve got you covered!
WHEN – 5-9 August
WHAT – This music festival cum surf championship is the highlight of the Cornwall festival calendar. Enticing surfers from all around the world as well as sun seekers and music fans, there is something for everyone here. With Faithless and Rudimental on stage this year and Snoop Lion closing down the Cornwall festival last year, Board Masters has quickly grown from an indie, surfer’s secret to a mainstream major player.
COST – £40 for one day tickets. From £109 for three day camping tickets
WHEN – 11-14th June
WHAT – Tis five day festival boasts a knock out list of acts including Blur, Fleetwood Mac and Pharrell. The five day festival is based on the Isle of Wight, off the south coast of England. kids under 12 go free. Kids zone providing specially curated crafts, music and activities
WHEN – 16-19 July
WHAT – Suffolk tickets still on sale. camping, glamping, suitable for families.
An award winning family friendly music festival boasting a range of activities for children as well as a musical and entertainment line up on a monumental scale. Everything from live music to film screenings and cabaret shows, Latitude is a must for your festival line up.
COST – £200 for weekend ticket with camping
WHEN – July 3-5
WHAT – Back in Finsbury Park, north London for another year, Wireless was a massive success in 2014 and promises to continue growing,evolving into a bigger and better festival with this new line up. Headliners for 2015 include Drake, Nicki Minaj and David Guetta.
COST – £194.50 for all three days
WHEN -3-7 June
WHAT – Street festival promising “a week of emerging dance and orchestrated chaos” this week long festival takes place in various areas of uber cool Copenhagen for one week in June. The event is free and features over 40 sound systems. Participants buy wristbands for a one off fee of £10 to support the cause and keep it free.
COST -FREE (but £10 donation for wristband)
WHEN – 27 June – 4 July
WHAT – Northern Europe’s largest music and cultural festival and it’s been going ever since 1971.Artists such as Bob Marley, Rihanna and Metallica have all graced the stage previously. This is a true Danish right of passage. This year’s line up includes Paul McCartney, Pharrell Williams and Florence and The Machine.
COST – £194 for all eight days including camping! or £98 per one day ticket
WHEN – 10 – 17 August
WHAT – Family friendly festival based on the island of Obudai, Budapest. Featuring a myriad of performers including Ella Eyre, Kasabian, Robbie Williams, Tyler the Creator, Milky Chains, The Ting Tings and Paloma Faith. Attracting almost 40,000 fans from across 70 countries, Sziget is more than a musical festival, offerings a range of cultural programs too, including theatre and circus performances. Already in its 22nd edition, this festival on the ‘island of freedom’ won’t disappoint.
COST – £182 for a seven-day pass including basic camping
WHEN – 2-6 September
WHAT – Base music and sound system festival including House, Hip Hop, Dubstep and Grime located in Pula, Croatia. The Outlook festival is set in abandoned fort perched above the Adriatic sea. Artists for 2015 include London’s own Wiley, Goldie and Boy Better Know.
COST – Festival and camping £190
WHEN – 19-24 July
WHAT – 5 days and nights of beach parties, concerts and boat parties. Promising over 100 hours of live music, djs and general revelry. Croatia Rocks takes place on Zree Beach on the island of Pag and this year features A-list musicians including the likes of Fat Boy Slim, Zane Lowe and Clean Bandit.
COST – Tickets £169 including 5 days of camping.
WHEN – July 31- 1 August
WHAT – Set in a limestone quarry in Dalhalla, Sweden, this is the festival’s debut year. Aimed at those aged 23 plus with limited 18-23 tickets. A strong Swedish lineup including Adam Beyer and Jessie Granvist.
COST – £117 for a two day ticket – not including accomodation