in 2019

Music festivals taking place in Leicester and Leicestershire over 2019

Month by Month, starting in February

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Date of last update:  2nd May 2019


Handmade Festival.  5th May.

Lineup and tickets from the Handmade website.

Or get the details from Facebook.

Forbidden Forest. 5th May.

Wymeswolde Aerodrome.

Dance music.

The Glastonbudget music festival, Wymeswold, Leicestershire. 24th to 26th May.

Bookings and full details from the Glastonbudget website.


Leicester Riverside Festival includes music stages. 1st and 2nd of June at Bede Park, near the canal.

Details from the Visit Leicester site.

See our festival preview.

Download. 14th to 16th June.

Get all you need from the Download festival website.

See our preview page.

Foxton Locks. 15th to 16th June.

Foxton Locks. Festival with music.


Western Park. 6th July.

See the Western Park festival website.

Hope. 6th July.

Hope Fest is a charity music festival with all proceeds going to Hope Against Cancer. Held at Broom Leys Farm on Saturday 6th July 2019. Find out more on Facebook.

Noisily. 12th to 14th July.

The Unholy Mestival III: another fine mess.

12th to 14th July.  Near Colville.

Noisily. 11th to 15th July.

Noseley, LE7

Noisily website.

Barefoot. 26th to 28th July.

Barefoot, near Loughborough.


Bloodstock.  Open air festival.

8th to 11th August.

Metal genre bands.

Bloodstock website.

Nedwood Music Festival. 23rd to 25th August.

At Turnpost Farm, Wymeswold, LE 12

Full details from the Nedwood website.

Fake Festival.

Victoria Park. Tribute bands and acts.

Fake festival website.

Cosmopolitan Festival, Leicester city centre.

See our report on last year’s festival.


The Long Road.  6th to 8th September.

Country music and lifestyle event featuring country, Americana and roots music


Oxjam Leicester Takeover.






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Festivals in  2018

Festivals in 2017.