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8 confirmed boutique UK music festivals 2021
8 boutique UK festivals confirmed for 2021
Festival season, it’s been a while, hasn’t it? To all you festival-goers out there, we know you’ve missed everything that a UK music festival brings. Here we have a guide with everything you need to know about eight boutique festivals confirmed to go ahead this year.
At last, the news we have all been waiting for is here - events are coming back. We’ve got everything here that you need to know about the boutique festivals in the UK confirmed to go ahead this year. From dancing in your wellies to a spooky sonic adventure, these summer festivals offer something for everyone.
One thing we can all say for sure as music-lovers is that we have certainly missed our festivals. There’s simply nothing quite like the unique atmosphere that live music brings, it’s indescribable. So, this guide is here to help you make one very important decision, which one of these unique boutique festivals you are buying tickets for this year.
Whether you’re excited to get back out gigging or you’re simply missing the energy live music brings, this guide is certain to get you in the mood for live music again.
This July to October, here are eight boutique UK festivals to choose from - find one that ticks all your boxes.
What does it mean to be human in today’s world? You’re certain to find out at this year’s Noisily Festival. After a huge battle to save this legendary boutique festival, Noisily Festival almost became a distant memory. But thanks to incredible amounts of crowdfunding, you can explore this magic for yourself.
It’s a place where open-minded creatives and electronic music collide to create a truly immersive atmosphere. Experience psychedelic culture, express your creativity, enjoy some incredible art and music.
When: 8-11th July 2021
Find out more | Noisily Festival
The One in the Woods
A brand-new festival designed for 10,000 people. So get excited as it all takes place in Liverpool. Hidden away in some enchanted woods, you’ll find class A drum & bass alongside top-notch techno music.
It’s a venue like no other, and if you’re looking to take a break from reality, The One in the Woods is going to be right up your alley.
When: 17th & 18th July 2021
Find out more | The One in the Woods
If you need a retreat after this chaotic year, this is it. A private island and the perfect festival experience await you, and it’s not as far away as you’d expect. This is partying back to basics. Experience some of the UK’s finest DJs, enjoy independent food trucks with plenty of mouth-watering options, and dance the night away.
There’s even cocktail bars, glamping, beach BBQs, sunset raves, and pool parties. So, it’s time to plan that outfit and get your festival vibes flowing, as it’s all happening at One Island. This is the ultimate party experience surrounded by outstanding natural beauty.
When: 3rd – 5th September 2021
Find out more | One Island
From a back garden to a 10,000 capacity. ZENfest is back in a new location, and it is truly stunning. Originating in 2016 and starting out in the owners back garden, ZENfest has certainly come a long way in the past five years.
Confirmed to go ahead in September at the beautiful grounds of Kelvedon Hall, you can expect some incredible music and a zen experience like no other. They specialise in ‘‘bringing the vibes’’...
Where: Kelvedon Hall, Essex
When: 4th September 2021
Find out more | ZENfest
Hide & Seek
Just want to dance? Hide & Seek is going to be perfect for you. This September, on the grounds of a beautiful stately home, surrounded by majestic nature and three lakes, a magical boutique festival is taking place.
Here you’ll find some of the finest underground music, minimal house, techno, and disco. It’s another top-notch boutique festival that prides on nothing but stellar sound and incredible production. Calling all dance-heads - you might want to put this one in the calendar.
Where: Macclesfield, Cheshire
When: 4th September 2021
Find out more | Hide & Seek
We Are FSTVL
The biggest dance festival in the South is back. Boasting a head-turning line up over two days, We Are FSTVL is being held in London, Dagenham, Central Park where you’ll find Carl Cox, Andy C, Camelphat, Charlotte De Witte, and many more legendary artists. Expect a classic rave atmosphere with top-class electronic dance music which will keep you boogying all night long.
Where: Central Park, Dagenham
When: 11th – 12th September 2021
Find out more | We Are FSTVL
One Out Festival
20 minutes outside of London, a brand-new festival is going ahead in September this year. If you’re looking to let your hair down and boogie with your friends again encompassed by the great outdoors, the One Out Festival might be for you.
Class artists such as Roger Sanchez Tensake, Hannah Wants, and Krystal Klear are confirmed to headline. It’s certainly going to be on to remember…
Where: London /Surrey
When: 25th September 2021
Find out more | One Out Festival
This year’s Halloween is going to be legendary. Terminal V are back on this spooky October weekend to bring you some of the biggest and best techno and house acts within an industrial, raw environment.
Starting out in 2017 with only 2000 people, a one day event, and two stages, Terminal V’s popularity grew at a rapid pace. This year, you can expect to see a range of quality acts within a classic industrial setting. It’s an atmosphere like no other, get Halloween ready. It’s time to party.
When: 30th & 31st October 2021
Find out more | Terminal V
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Whichever festival you choose this year, don’t forget your festival essentials and stay safe by following COVID guidelines.
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