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July events: Bluedot festival
Go stargazing while being star struck by an out-of-this-world line-up of musical talent at bluedot festival.
Location: Blackden, Cheshire
July events: Tramlines Festival
Tramlines Festival rolls into Sheffield each summer, bringing the party to Hillsborough Park with four stages of lots of top musical acts.
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
July events: Mouth of the Tyne Festival
Hop on the metro from Newcastle and be transported to a chilled-out, seaside music festival that mixes live music, performing arts, food and crafts.
Location: Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear
Get away at The Great Escape
The Great Escape brings hundreds of up-and-coming artists to 35 venues over three days in Brighton and Hove.
Location: Brighton, Sussex
Connect with Dot to Dot Festival
This festival of indie, pop, electronic and alternative music is a travelling show, moving between two cities over two consecutive days.
Location: Bristol and Nottingham
Hit the beach at Boardmasters Festival
Surf culture meets music festival on the sunny shores of the Cornish coast.
Location: Newquay, Cornwall
July events: Truck Festival
See big names in rock and dance music perform at an intimate festival on a farm near Oxford.
Location: Steventon, Oxfordshire
Join the crowds at All Points East
Huge headliners meet exciting new artists in London’s Victoria Park this summer as part of All Points East.
Location: Victoria Park, London
July events: British Summer Time
Thousands of music fans invade London’s largest Royal Park every summer for American Express presents British Summer Time.
Location: Hyde Park, London
9 family-friendly music festivals in 2023
England is big on festivals; here’s our guide to some of the best family-friendly events in the country.