Festival Guide

Yess! Now that Dry January’s over, and we no longer have to see blue.
We can now all stand and watch the countdown for summer to begin… Ok, ok maybe I’m getting a little too excited and I didn’t mean to miss out on Spring, but I can’t be the only one jumping up and down at all the Festival announced? No… I thought not.
If you’re like the select few here at Yumi HQ, then you’ll have your festival plans already written up (and probably laminated…) but if your more of the laid back type then stay laid back, because here at Yumi HQ we’ve done the hard bit for you. Looking for something new? small? big? .. then hop, skip and jump this way and check out our top 5 festivals you have to visit this summer.




Award winning ‘We Are FSTVL,’ are one of the few first festivals to kick off the summer.

We see ‘We Are FSTVL’ pitch camp for the 3rd year running in Essex on Saturday 30th – Sunday 31st May 2015.
If dance and house is what your after this summer, look no further. We are FSTVL are showcasing their biggest EVER line-up to date over 6 stages. Featuring the likes of Carl Cox, Jamie Jones, Jackmaster, Gorgon City, Route 94, and an overflow of even more talent. Tickets are on sale now… go go go!


Fancy parting with Batman? Or at least partying around Batman’s mansion? Of course your answers going to be yes!

No tomorrow has pitched itself again this year alongside the backdrop of Wollato Hall in Nottingham, which was used as Wayne Mano in the recent Batman movies …. Amazing right?!?
6th and 7th June sees the calm and peaceful Wollaton Hall, and Deer Park come alive with the beautiful sounds of award winning artists and just confirmed headliners Jessie ware and John Newman… YES, now you may scream with joy!
With Several stages across No Tomorrow Jessie Ware and John Newman will not only be the talent you can see here that weekend, Bondax, DJ EZ, James Bay, and Eton Messy are another handful of artists you don’t want to miss. Need another early festival fix? You’ve found it here.


 Looking for a little hidden gem this summer? Look no further than the British coast line of Anglesey, and jump feet first through the rabbit hole of Gottwood.
This renowned electronic music and arts festival has once again pitched itself in the middle of nowhere (and we wouldn’t want it any other way.) The Welsh coast line will play home to Gottwood from the 11th through to the 14th June.
Don’t just get lost in the woods, get lost in the music of Artwork, Move D, Soul Clap, Seven Davis Jr and many more. Don’t miss out on this wonder of an adventure, your golden ticket can be purchased here.


Now I’m not sure about you, but having the opportunity to mix a holiday and festival into one week of partying and relaxation sounds like the perfect type of get away. If you’re finally ready to exchange your wellies for a good pair of sandals then fly your way to Dimensions.

Hosted on Fort Punta Christo, 26th – 30th August, Dimensions is all about the beach, boat parties and music. With a line-up of incredible DJ’s taking the decks you will never want to leave. Ben UFO, Moodymann, Horse Meat Disco and Ben Klock are only a handful of amazing acts that will be partying with you. If this is already ticking your criteria for 2015 festivals, it doesn’t stop there.
Dimensions have just announced that Boiler room will be returning to Dimensions to broadcast the opening concert with acts Floating Points, Little Dragon, and Four Tet live! Passport at the ready? click here for your ticket of a lifetime.


Last but in no way least, Bestival’s summer of love will be brought to you from the Isle of Wight, 10th-13th September. A collection of talent will be seen by thousands across more than Bestival’s 25 stages. The Chemical Brothers, Jamie xx, Annie Mac, Little Dragon, Flying Lotus, Mike Skinner, Kate Tempest, Duke Dumont, Jungle… the list really does go on and on! Apart from this amazing line-up, let’s take a minute to appreciate the amazing theme this year. “Summer of Love,” finally even more of a reason to wear flowers and face paint, woo hoo! Tickets for your September adventure await here.

Which festival’s will you be going to this Summer? Tweet us at @Yumidirect




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