All Points East Festival

One of the grandest music festivals in terms of reach returns to London this summer. This time it will feature the likes of Jamie XX, Kano, Tom Misch, Slowthai, Arlo Parks, Little Simz, Foals, Bombay Bicycle Club, Caribou, Whitney, Jade Bird, Nadine Shah, London Grammar, Jorja Smith, Loyle Carner, Mura Masa, Floating Points, Kojey Radical, Lapsley.

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Eastern Electrics Festival If you are lucky enough to get tickets to Eastern Electrics you will be treated to a taste of techno house and will experience great live performers, including the likes of Jamie Jones, Loco Dice, Maya Jane Coles and Anna Wohl.

South Facing

South Facing Festival is a novelty! An open-air festival whose programme consists of a series of concerts reflecting a close connection with South London's rich musical heritage. The stage will feature hits from legendary British artists such as Dizzee Rascal. Live sound only. In addition, the festival promotes respect for the environment - another feature of the new cultural event.

Hampton Court Palace Festival Have you ever wanted to feel like you're in a Harry Potter film? This summer, you won't find a more magical venue than the 16th-century Hampton Court Palace, where the music festival takes place. Treat yourself to a picnic in the beautiful Tudor gardens and then watch legendary performers such as Tom Jones, Bastille, Van Morrison and Keane.

London festivals

August and September sees dozens of entertaining music festivals of various formats and styles taking place in the UK. A multitude of venues offer a wide range of popular events. And if you're unfamiliar with British festival culture, it's time to get acquainted: the variety will overwhelm you. Get your tickets early, because British music lovers sell out fast. And don't forget the UK's changeable weather - prepare for rain with wellies and rain boots, a mackintosh or umbrella and a sunny day with sunglasses and a cap or hat in your rucksack. If you've made the initial preparations and have your ticket in your pocket, then enlist the help of your inner hippie and let this article guide you through the unusual and wonderful world of British summer and autumn festivals.

YAM Carnival

This is a multicultural celebration that will showcase musical heritage from around the world, including Africa and the Caribbean islands. The festival programme will be graced with unique performances by pop idols such as Davido, Fe Kuti, Kelani and Hani Dijon. As well as spiritual food, there will be gastronomic delights from around the world, serving both traditional and contemporary dishes prepared by London's finest African chefs.

Field Day Festival

The event is on a staggering scale. It takes place in a large and beautiful open space in Victoria Park. The festival features some of the brightest names in electronic music, headlined by BICEP, who are making their first festival appearance this summer. The band will be joined by the likes of Floating Points, Ross from Friends, Josey Rebelle, while Maribou State and Jungle will DJ sets. Get ready because it's going to be really loud!