Festival season will be on us in no time, here are our recommendations for homegrown festivals



Love Saves The Day [27th - 28th May]

What better way to kick off an action packed festival season than with one of the UK's best loved boutique festivals? This year features a strong dance line up with Jamie Jones, Ricky V and Bicep.

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Field Day [3rd]

A chance to see Aphex Twin's first London gig in nearly a decade is reason enough to grab a ticket, add Moodymann, Mura Masa and Run The Jewels to the mix and this is an essential outing.

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AVA [2nd - 3rd]

Without doubt the rowdiest festival in Britain, AVA returns for a third year in 2017. This year they're extending to two days with Jeff Mills on Friday and Marcel Dettman, Midland and Denis Sulta on Saturday

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Junction 2 [10th June]

Junction 2 was one of the strongest newcomers of last year. Thousands of techno fans crammed under a motor way for a heavy duty lineup. This year Adam Beyer, Maceo Plex and DJ Koze will take the reins.

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Gottwood [8th - 11th June]

The Black Madonna, DJ Tennis and Erol Alkan will play one of the country's most lovingly curated festivals, like a pocket-sized Glastonbury, Gottwood never fails to exceed all expectations.

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Lovebox [14th - 15th]

Seeing LCD Soundsystem at Lovebox 2016 was one of the highlights of the year, so it'd be foolish not to give it a look in 2017. Frank Ocean, Jamie xx and Chase & Status will be heading to Victoria Park this year.

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Secret Garden Party [20th - 23rd]

2017 will be Secret Garden Party's tenth and final year. For years SGP was one of the best kept secrets on the UK festival circuit, if you haven't been before, don't miss out on this gem before it's gone.

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Eastern Electrics [5th]

Eastern Electrics is moving to a new city centre location for 2017 and they've even nabbed Carl Cox as a headliner, an absolute must for dance fans in the capital.

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Boomtown [10th - 13th]

Britain's maddest town returns for another outing in the Hampshire countryside. Like Disneyland on acid (and everything else) all music tastes are catered for but the real star is the production.

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Houghton [11th - 13th]

Fabric's own Crag Richards curates his own festival in collaboration with the Gottwood team. Ricky V, Floating Points and Nicholas Jarr are locked in.

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Field Trip [25th - 28th]

The picturesque Somerset countryside will play host to Yousef, Raffa FL and Camel Phat on bank holiday weekend, make sure to come party with us at the Ministry of Sound stage.

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Southbeats [23rd]

 See off festival season in style with Kent's Southbeats Festival. Taking place right at the end of summer at Port Lympe Reserve, lineup is yet to be announced, but we'll be bringing a heavy duty dance lineup with us.

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