Waterworks has revealed the line-up for its 2022 return, with over 70 acts confirmed to play its second edition.
Houghton Festival has been cancelled.
In a statement posted on social media, organisers of the annual festival - which was due to return to Houghton Hall in Norfolk next month - said they have had no choice but to postpone the festival for the third year in a row. They cite issues with the UK government's track and trace system and, more generally, the lack of a clear COVID-19 road map. You can read the festival's statement below.
A new festival celebrating Black culture from around the world will take place in London this summer.
Yam Carnival will take place on Clapham Common on 28th August, and features a stacked line-up of artists from across the globe, bringing the sounds of Afrobeats, hip-hop, house, gqom, Afro-swing, R&B and more to three stages.
Houghton Festival has been cancelled due to extreme weather forecast.
The Craig Richards-curated festival was due to run from tonight (8th August) to Monday morning (12th) but, following warnings of issued by the Met Office of 40 MPH winds, thunderstorms and heavy downpours in Norfolk, it has been cancelled.
Plenty of festivals pride themselves on their laid-back atmosphere and sense of intimacy. Few, if any, pull it off quite like KALLIDA. Taking place on the picturesque manor grounds of Sparkford Hall, Somerset, this 400 cap house party reimagines what a small festival can be, setting itself apart from the pack with a line-up that joyfully balances everything from east African electronics, contemporary jazz and reggae with radiant club music, percussive techno, jungle, and more sizzling pop mutations than you ever knew you needed.
Spread between the massive house’s ground floor ballroom and a gritty, exposed-brick basement, each night of KALLIDA feels like the rowdiest, most surreal gaff party you’ve ever been to multiplied by ten.
Last year's GlobalGathering was the best we have been to. The GG crew trawled their long-standing home of Long Marston Airfield in Stratford-Upon-Avon and unearthed previously unused parts of the site, including a subterranean bunker!