Festival Season 2014 preview of Isle of Wight, Standon Calling and much more

Posted on 23 April 2014
By Ashleigh Panther
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There is no doubt that Leeds and Reading are two of the biggest festivals in the world, boasting big bands, amazing acts and incredible atmosphere.

Leeds/Reading 2014 is set to be bigger than ever with bands such as Queens of The Stone Age, Paramore and Arctic Monkeys taking to the stage.

If you’re looking for something a little different however, there are a lot of other festivals up and down the country for you to experience.

Leeds and Reading festival are run by the Zeitgeist agency and if you like what they do, you will definitely enjoy one of their other festivals.

Love Saves The Day 24th- 25th May
The festival which is held at Castle Park, Bristol has already sold out all of it’s weekend tickets, but day tickets are still available. With headliners like Annie Mac, if you are into house, techno and electro, this festival is not one to be missed.

Kendal Calling 1st-3rd August.
Kendal Calling was recently voted as Best Medium Festival and you can look forward to acts such as Suede and Happy Mondays at the Lake District festival this year.

Other festivals that you may enjoy from other agencies include,

Bearded Theory 22nd- 25th May
If you are looking to enjoy a smaller festival, one that you can enjoy with your family and even small children, Bearded Theory in South Derbyshire is not one to be missed. As well as acts such as UB40, you can also enjoy tea and cake tents and ‘Busk Stops’ where you can take to the stage yourself to perform.

Isle of Wight 12th – 15th June
Isle of Wight festival is another of the bigger events of the year. The headliners for this year are Biffy Clyro, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Kings of Leon. There are still weekend tickets available so grab yours now.

Hop Farm Festival 5th -6th July
Held at Hop Farm in Kent, this festival is a product of the people, with no sponsorships, free admissions to children aged 13 and under and performances from bands such as My Bloody Valentine and Rodriguez. There is also a on site disco and funfair to enjoy.

Standon Calling 1st – 3rd July
Not only does Standon Calling have a line up of amazing bands including Frank Turner and Public Enemy, but there are lots of other things to do that you won’t find at any other festival.
These attractions include a swimming pool, a dog show and an onsite carnival.

These are just a few of the festivals that Great Britain is boasting this year and with these and so many others to choose from, there is no reason why you shouldn’t be getting involved in the festival vibe.