The Best Late Summer Festivals To Catch In The UK For 2023
It may be nearly September but that doesn’t mean that summer’s over just yet, particularly if you are a festival fan. There’s still plenty of exciting events taking place throughout September, so if you have not had your fill of festival fun this year, why not round up your mates and organise a coach hire to get you to one of these fabulous locations…
Clubland Live on the Beach Festival, Bristol, 8 September
The dance brand Clubland are bringing their popular high energy events to Weston-Super-Mare near Bristol. It’s a chance to star acts such as the Vengaboys, Ultrabeat, and Kelly Llorenna who was once a member of N-trance. Ticket prices start at a very affordable £29.50, with £49.50 getting you a queue jump and VIP access.
Boogietown Festival, Kingston-Upon-Thames, 9-10 September
This event at Apps Court Farm in Surrey is a celebration of funk, soul, and disco over four stages. Live acts include Billy Ocean, The Tramps, and The Earth Wind and Fire Experience, plus many more. There will also be world class live DJs and plenty of off-stage attractions, including wellness retreats and artisan food and drink.
It’s just a 35 minute drive from London but is in a beautiful rural location, with hills, lakes, and rolling green fields. This year, there will be the option to camp overnight.
Shall Not Fade Festival, Bristol, 9 September
This is a multi-genre festival with an emphasis on inclusivity and diversity. It takes place at the Propyard, a new Bristol venue that features two outdoor stages. The parent Shall Not Fade label will host a stage featuring house and techno acts, while the second stage will focus on bass music. Tickets are from £15 and it’s for over 18s only.
Made in Manchester Festival, Manchester, 16 & 17 September
The popular Made in Manchester festival is held in three locations staggered across the year. In September, it’s the turn of Romiley, near Stockport to the south of the city. It’s a family-friendly event that features tributes to some favourite Manchester acts, including the Happy Mondays, Oasis, The Smiths, the Courteeners, New Order, and the Stone Roses.
Mint Festival, Leeds, 16 & 17 September
The Mint Festival at Newsam Green Farm in Leeds, provides a pleasant rural setting just 10 minutes drive from the city centre. This year, there’s six stages featuring world-class sound systems and high-tech visuals. The line up includes Ben Hemsley, Enzo Siragusa, Trym, Sweely, Archie Hamilton, Hector Oaks, VTSS, Salute, East End Dubs and more.
DnB Allstars Festival, London, 17 September
This brand new event in Gunnersbury Park features over one hundred artists on uniquely designed stages. The perfect way to wrap up summer 2023!