It’s festival season – and London has plenty of ’em!

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No Glastonbury tickets? There’s plenty of music action in London this summer and chances are the weather will be better too!

Glastonbury might have the impressive line-up of Blur and Bruce Springsteen, but you can see them both right here in London! The Boss is headlining this weekend’s Hard Rock Calling, and will be joined by The Killers and Fleet Foxes among others.

And few of us can wait to see Blur at Hyde Park next weekend – it’s going to be something special!

In fact, you can happily get your festival fix without leaving the capital this summer. Duran Duran, Florence and The Machine, Kanye West, Mogwai, Little Boots, and Orbital are just a handful of acts who’ll be performing at London festivals including

Whether you’re after some laid-back jazz or an all-night dance tent, there are enough one-dayers to keep even the most hardcore festival-goer satisfied.

Take a look at our guide to Festivals in London for ideas.

Not going to Glastonbury? What will you be doing in London this weekend instead?


  1. Lettice says:

    I’m not into muddy festivals, but it’s Sheep & Wool Day at Vauxhall City Farm on Saturday! Baaaaa!

  2. Rachel says:

    Anyone know who’s supporting Blur in Hyde Park next Thursday?