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Festivals – VW Campervan Hire

Festivals – VW Campervan Hire

Festivals – VW Campervan Hire

With the music festival season just around the corner this is Comfy Campers guide to the best music festivals in 2015.

Our camper vans are always up for an adventure and don’t mind where they go so as long as they are looked after and everyone has a good time! Hiring a camper van for a music festival makes the experience even more enjoyable and fun!

MAY

  • The Great Escape (13th – 15th May)
    Brighton, UK
    www.escapegreat.com
    Europe’s leading new music festival with over 200 new local and international artists, showcased in 25 venues, over 3 days in Brighton.
  • Run To The Sun (28th – 31st May)
    Trevelgue Holiday Park, Porth, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 4AS, UK
    www.runtothesun.co.uk
    Run To The Sun is the one of the largest VW, custom car and entertainment festivals around. This event has been running for over 20 years. The festival includes two arenas of dance music, a live music stage, comedy club and a chill out zone.
  • Glastonbudget (28th – 30th May)
    UK

JUNE

  • Wychwood Music Festival (4th – 6th June)
    Cheltenham Racecourse, Gloucestershire, UK
    www.wychwoodfestival.com
    Wychwood is like a bijou Glastonbury, the perfect way to ease yourself into the festival season. The intimate affair boasts a bill of around eighty acts with a mix of old favorites and rising stars, then once the stages have closed down, the Big Top hosts a Silent Disco until the early hours of the morning.
  • Beach Break Live (14th – 18th June)
    Pembrey Country Park, Wales
    www.beachbreaklive.com
    Beach Break Live is an award winning boutique beach side bonanza of magic and memories. The festival is the first exclusively for students so the fact it takes place in the middle of the week doesn’t really matter!
    During the day revelers can either relax on the beach or try their hand at the many activities available such as surfing, canoeing and abseiling before the pumping party beats gets the party going until the small hours.
  • Isle of Wight Rock Festival (11th – 13th June)
    Sea Close Park, Newport, Isle of Wight, UK
    www.isleofwightfestival.com
    The Isle of Wight Festival 2010 is set to be the ultimate summer scorcher, with a line up that already beats the best of the rest.
  • Big Session Festival (18th – 20th June)
    De Montfort Hall & Gardens, Leicester, UK
    www.bigsessionfestival.com
  • Gold Coast Oceanfest (18th – 20th June)
    Croyde, North Devon, UK
    www.goldcoastoceanfest.co.uk
    The free sports and music festival showcasing ocean sports including surfing, kite surfing, skate boarding, BMX jumping and live music.
  • Glastonbury 2015 (June 26th to 1st July 2013)
    Worthy Farm, Pilton, UK
    www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk

JULY

  • The Cornbury Music Festival (3rd – 4th July)
    Near Charlbury, Oxfordshire
    www.cornburyfestival.com
  • Relentless NASS (9th – 11th July)
    Bath and West Show ground, Somerset
    www.relentlessnass.com
    Music and Extreme and Street Sports event, including displays and competitions from skate-boarders, snowboarders and BMXs.
  • Ely Folk Festival (9th – 11th July)
    Ely Outdoor Centre, Ely, Cambs
    www.elyfolk.co.uk
    Folk weekend now in its 22nd year, is based on a single site that includes marquees, camping facilities, food stalls, trade stands and real-ale bars.
  • Larmer Tree Festival (14th – 18th July)
    Larmer Tree Gardens, Wilkshire, UK
    www.larmertreefestival.co.uk
    Offers over 50 bands of world music on five stages. The site is perfect for children – 11 acres of magical gardens to explore, as well as a huge adventure playground.
  • Guilfest (16th – 18th July
    Stoke Park, Guildford, Surrey
    www.guilfest.co.uk
    This is a really lovely festival with a superb friendly and laid-back vibe.
  • Frome Festival (9th – 8th July)
    Frome
    www.fromefestival.co.uk
    The small weaving town of Frome is just a stones throw away from the Glastonbury festival site. The annual Frome festival is a celebration of the arts with entertainment ranging from acoustic acts, bands and classical performances to tours, walks and literacy events.
  • WOMAD (23rd – 25th July)
    Charlton Park, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, UK
    www.womad.org
    Arts and dance from countries and cultures around the world. As many as 70 artists from more than 30 countries featured across seven indoor and outdoor stages. Very family and children friendly!

AUGUST

  • V Festival (21st – 22nd August)
    Hylands Park, Chelmsford, Essex or Weston Park, Staffordshire
    www.vfestival.com
    |ainstream pop, rock and dance acts entertain the 75,000 revelers across four stages with a pinch of up-and-coming and unsigned artists thrown in for good measure.
  • Beautiful Days (20th – 22nd August)
    Escot Park, Near Faimile, Devon, UK
    www.beautifuldays.org
    This event is about people, young and old, coming together and taking part in something that will be remembered for a long time. Fast becoming one of the most popular and talked about festivals in the UK.
  • Green Man Festival (20th – 22nd August)
    Glanusk Park, Brecon, Wales
    www.thegreenmanfestival.co.uk
  • The Big Green Gathering
    Weston-Super-Mare
    www.big-green-gathering.com
    As Britain’s largest and liveliest Green event, this festival offers many of the greener highlights that you might find at Glastonbury or WOMAD, with the emphasis on a healthy family-friendly atmosphere.
  • Gig In The Park (6th – 8th August)
    Halesworth Town Park, Haleswoth, Suffolk, UK
    www.giginthepark.co.uk
    With a mixture of acts and artists for the whole family, Gig In The Park returns with another three stages of music that spans dance, pop, rock, blues and jazz.
  • Greenbelt (27th – 30th August)
    Cheltenham Racecourse, Gloucestershire, UK
    www.greenbelt.org.uk
  • Leeds Music Festival (27th – 29th August)
    Bramham Park, West Yorkshire
    www.leedsmusicfestival.com
  • Reading Music Festival (27th – 29th August)
    Little John’s Farm, Richfield Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, UK
    www.readingfestival.com
    Reading has always rocked and 2010 will be no exception, an explosive finale to the UK summer festival season.

SEPTEMBER

  • Vanfest (10th – 12th September)
    Three Counties Show ground, Malvern, UK
    www.vanfest.org
    Vanfest has grown to become the biggest VW’s Type 2 / Transporter event in the world attracting over 5000 vehicles over the weekend.