Electronic Music Festivals in the UK 2022

The UK boasts a rich electronic music scene and an incredibly huge following of up-for-it fans, who when it comes to festival season, experience the equivalent amount of excitement felt by kids at Christmas. It’s lucky then that Britain’s festival calendar is stacked with electronic goodness which would pack out any stocking. 

From the dance giants that are Creamfields and Parklife, to the underground gems including Newsam Park, MiNT Festival and Field Day, here are ten of our favourite UK electronic music festivals for 2022. 

Field Day

Festival lineup (2021): Bicep, Floorplan, The Blessed Madonna, DJ Seinfeld, George Fitzgerald, Mall Grab, Floating Points, Ross From Friends

Now one of the capital’s most loved music festivals, Field Day is curated by a collection of clubs and promoters from the London music scene, culminating in a forward-thinking, genre-pushing lineup that features live performances and DJ sets that showcase house, techno, hip-hop and more.

All Points East present Field Day saw the iconic London festival return to its natural home inside London’s Victoria Park on in August 2021, in partnership with fellow festival All Points East.

When & Where: 2022 Dates TBA; London

Newsam Park

Festival lineup (2021): Sven Väth, Jamie Jones, Denis Sulta, Enzo Siragusa, Dan Shake, Mella Dee, Nightmares on Wax, Folamour

A brand new house and techno music festival for 2021, Newsam Park is brought to you by the people behind the legendary Cocoon in the Park which ended after 11 editions in 2019. The rebirth refreshed the festival experience, with some of the hottest national and international talent on the bill, and state of the art stage production. 

When & Where: 2022 Dates TBA; Leeds

Boundary Brighton

Festival lineup (2021): Andy C, Wilkinson, Sonny Fodera, High Contrast, Sub Focus, Shy FX, My Nu Leng, Hannah Wants

Boundary Brighton is Brighton’s biggest electronic music festival, showcasing a lineup of house and bass music inside the city’s Stanmer Park each September. Spread across three stages, festival-goers can expect to party alongside some of the finest artists in the scene, with recent lineups having featured sets from Andy C, Chase & Status and CamelPhat.

When & Where: 24th September 2022; Brighton

MiNT Festival

Festival lineup (2021): Amelie Lens, Dax J, Eats Everything, Darius Syrossian, Patrick Topping, Ricardo Villalobos, Maya Jane Coles, Gerd Janson

Each September, MiNT Festival welcomes an enviable lineup of dance music gems that spans across house, techno and more to the hip city. That means festival-goers can expect the usual top-tier lineup and an all-day party to remember, before the afterparties come calling. 

When & Where: 2022 Dates TBA; Leeds

Beautiful People

Festival lineup (2021): Arrested Development, Basement Jaxx [DJ set], David Rodigan, David Morales, Black Motion, Derrick Carter, Todd Edwards, Grandmaster Flash

Beautiful People calls London’s Morden Park home, showcasing a vibrant day of all things house, soul, R&B, garage and disco at the ‘world’s friendliest party’.

When & Where: 2022 Dates TBA; London

Southbound Festival

Festival lineup (2021): Sigma [DJ set], SaSaSaS, The Manor, DJ Luck & MC Neat, Amine Edge & Dance, Turno, Problem Central, Artful Dodger

Welcome to Southbound, a new festival born for South London. Bringing together all the very best in UK dance music in one huge six arena event, from live acts on a massive outdoor stage to DJs and MCs in huge bigtop arenas, this is a summer highlight.

When & Where: 2022 Dates TBA; London

Hospitality Weekend In The Woods

Festival lineup (2021): Metrik, Netsky, Camo & Krooked, Noisia, Nu:Tone, S.P.Y, Grafix, Flava D

London’s huge D&B festival returns to its new home in the scenic wooded surroundings of Beckenham Place Park for another whole weekend packed with breathtaking DJ sets and live performances from the scenic’s shining lights.

When & Where: 2022 Dates TBA; London


Festival lineup (2021): deadmau5, Carl Cox, Martin Garrix, Adam Beyer, Tiësto, Timmy Trumpet, Eric Prydz, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike

The UK’s oldest and most prestigious dance event can pack its lineup with the very biggest acts in world electronic music, year after year. In fact, in a program featuring over 200 artists, you’d struggle to find a notable DJ that hasn’t played Creamfields. The production value of Creamfields makes it an even more memorable experience with mind-blowing stages such as Arc, Horizon, Generator, and Steel Yard.

When & Where: 25th – 28th August 2022; Daresbury