Top 5 London music festivals

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15 June 2017 | Location

London’s vibrant music scene is well documented and with plenty of music festivals for revellers to boogie on down to, there’s something for everyone this year.

Here are our picks for the best music festival experiences in the Capital.

 

Lovebox Festival

Arguably one of London’s most popular music festivals, Lovebox at Victoria Park celebrates the best of soul, R&B, dance and electro music.

Frank Ocean and Chase & Status headline, alongside some of the best British artists of recent years including Jamie XX, Rag’n’Bone Man, Annie Mac and Jess Glynne.

Two day tickets are close to selling out and the single tickets for the Friday have all been snapped up.

Date: Friday 14th July – Saturday 15th July

Tickets: £126 (Two Day ticket)

Summer Festival

Taking place in the 196-acre park at Alexandra Palace, Summer Festival is a fantastic family day out.

Check out the festival’s three stages which showcase distinctly different genres of music from around the world.  

In-between watching the musical talent on show, explore the festival’s giant waterslide, fun fair and various workshops.

Date: Saturday 22nd July 

Tickets: Free

 

Citadel Festival

Citadel Festival has put its own bright stamp on to the London festival scene, since it started in 2015.

This year The Foals have the honour of headlining the festival.

But with an array of tasty food bars, talks from prominent speakers, yoga and workout workshops, fashion boutiques and much more, Citadel is more than just a music festival.

Date: Sunday 16th July

Tickets: £55.50

Greenwich Music Time

This year marks the fourth consecutive Greenwich Music Time festival and the event promises to be bigger than ever.

Spanning across 7 days, music fans can take their pick from Michael Ball and Alfie Boe, Cliff Richard, Alexander O’Neal, The Jacksons and Little Mix.

And with the beautiful backdrop of the Old Royal Naval College, which overlooks the Thames, you’ll be hard pushed to find a more enjoyable setting.

Date: 30th June – 7th July

Tickets from: £29.50

 

BBC Proms in the Park

Round off the summer by indulging in some of the country’s most iconic musical compositions.

Set in Hyde Park, the Proms in the Park is Britain’s largest open-air classical music event.

Confirmed acts include Sir Ray Davies, Gilbert O’Sullivan, the BBC Concert Orchestra and West End wonder Elaine Paige.

Date: Saturday 9th September from 3pm

Tickets: £44

 

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