Summer is upon us. Here’s London Mums‘ 2023 festivals guide.

2023 festivals guide uk

BST Hyde Park’s Open House:

BST Hyde Park open house festival 2023

In between the three weekends of legendary music, American Express presents BST Hyde Park opens its doors during the week to host the hugely popular summer event Open House. Today, BST Hyde Park is excited to announce a new conversation series COMMON GROUND… DISCUSSIONS FROM A PARK BENCH will be joining the Open House programming for the first time this year. Plus, the line-up for the Rainbow Stage, hosted by DJ Goldierocks, has been revealed.

4 July COMMON GROUND… DISCUSSIONS FROM A PARK BENCH with England football legend John Barnes & Broadcaster Alastair Campbell

5 July SOHO RADIO presents COMMON GROUND… DISCUSSIONS FROM A PARK BENCH with Norman Jay MBE, Simone Marie & Broadcaster Shaun Keaveny Plus live music + more on the Rainbow Stage hosted by DJ Goldierocks


For more information + event schedule, visit https://www.bst-hydepark.com/open-house


The Great Estate 

                 “Rambunctious, Boutique, Family Festival”

WHEN:                      2 – 4 June 

WHERE:                    Scorrier House, Cornwall. 

WEBSITE:                 www.greatestatefestival.co.uk/

LINE UP:                    Primal Scream, The Selecter, Ibiza Symphonic with DJ Andy Joyce, Bez (Happy Mondays) DJ Set, Cuban Brothers & more.

FAMILY FUN            Junior Jungle, Monkey Puzzle Trail, Festival Safari, Circus workshops, Victorian Sports Day Games,  

HAPPENINGS:         Cabaret, Hip Hop Karaoke, Demon Drone, Gin Foraging, Silent Disco, Glamping & VIP

CLIENTELLE:           All ages. Hipsters, Surfers, Clubbers, Hippies, Families and tourists.

CAPACITY:               10,000


Rochester Castle Concerts 

“Four Magnificent Nights of Music set in the stunning Castle Grounds”

WHEN:                      6 – 9 July 

WHERE:                    Rochester Castle, Medway, Kent 

WEBSITE:                  www.rochestercastleconcerts.com/

LINE UP:                    Sugababes, Nile Rodgers & Chic, Soft Cell, Fat Freddy’s Drop, Peter Hook & The Light, Incognito, Gentleman’s Dub Club, Lee Fields, Ibibio Sound Machine and more…

HAPPENINGS:         VIP Area / Food / Bars

CLIENTELLE:           ADULTS ONLY 16 + Festival goers who love their music, like to dress up, but don’t like to camp.


Reminisce Festival 

                                 “1 day festival of Old Skool 90s Pop & Dance music in Liverpool”

WHEN:                      9 September 

WHERE:                    Sherdley Park, St Helens. 

WEBSITE:                 www.reminiscefestival.com/

LINE UP:                   Acts including John Martin, Heather Small, Boyzlife, The Vengaboys, Phats and Small


CLIENTELLE:          Adults Only 18+ Clubbers, Ravers, Lovers of Old school and all the 90s tunes.  

CAPACITY:              20,000 


Mucky Weekender Festival 

          “Friendly Party Vibe – Curated by Dub Pistols frontman Barry Ashworth in Association with Tonic Music for Mental Health’

WHEN:                      8-9 September 2023

WHERE:                    Vicarage Farm, Woodmancott, Winchester

WEBSITE:                 https://mucky-weekender.co.uk/

LINE UP:                   The Selecter, Dub Pistols, The Skints, Stereo MCs, Goldie, Bez’s Acid House Party, Leeroy Thornhill (Prodigy), DJ Format, Rodney P, Woody Cook, Stanton Warriors, General Levy, Smokin’ Jo, Gardna, JFB and more. 

HAPPENINGS:         Dress code is Outer Space Theme.

CLIENTELLE:          Adults Only 16+,  24 hour Party People, clubbers, music lovers, locals, tourists.

CAPACITY:               4000

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