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Thursday Thrill: Events of the Week!

WhatsOn editor, Nicole Newman has come up again with fantastic events for the week. The events are going on and before it gets over get your shoes for having some fun this week. Here are some of the great events for the week.

51st Festival 

20 Aug

Back by popular demand 51st Festival returns for weekend! This year the event is taking place on a brand new even bigger festival site at Copthall Fields, in the capital city London.  Making the festival an easy picking to get your grove on if you’re travelling to the capital for your top weekend out.  With the hassle taken out of your travel plans getting there.  London has lots of travel options arriving to the festival site at this non-camping or parking music event. The festival has made its impressive stance on the annual UK festival calendar, 51st features 7 massive stage production set ups hosting some of the biggest promoters from the dance music industry. Each with the ultimate mega live music artist and a DJ line up to keep festival goers on their feet at this non-stop dance party marathon.   With so many great names from the history of dance music take your pick from Dennis Ferrer, Roger Sanchez, Kenny Dope, Mica Paris – Live, Damage – Live, Light Of The World – Live, Mark Knight, Steve Lawler, Todd Edwards, DJ Spoony, Barbra Tucker – Live, Charly Black – Live, The Hearwave, Janet Kay – Live, Goldie, Fabio & Groover rider, Randall, Anane, Dr Packer, Opolopo all are just a few from this biggest EDM line up.  51st Festival is most definitely one of the standout daytime festivals to go to for your weekend of party loving dance music.  

For Tickets and more festival info 51stfestival.com

 Camp Bestival Shropshire

18 – 21 Aug

Taking place in August, Camp Bestival as now added Weston Park, Shropshire to make their the Bestival festival brand even bigger, from its huge success at the Lulworth Castle and Isle of White festival sites.  Known for a festival that’s family friendly encompassing all the summer festive delights including live shows, well being workshops, comedy, circus, lots of dam fine food stalls and all different kinds of camping from no frills to your up market. But lets not forget about the epic music line –up it’s the main feature of the festival Faithless (DJ set), Lisa Loud, Sasha, Becky Hill, Fatboy Slim. Dub Pistols plus loads more. It’s a great all round camping festival to be going to in an impressive location this weekend!

For Tickets and more festival info shropshire.campbestival.net

Field Day

20 Aug

One of London’s most beloved dance music festivals takes over the East End London’s, Victoria Park. The all Dayer festival celebrates its 15th year, honouring the special anniversary the festival includes a line-up of live performances and DJ sets showcasing an array of dance music genres including house music, Hip Hop & more.  This year’s stellar line up features The Chemical Brothers who take the headline spot,  also including Kraftwerk, Peggy Gou, Square pusher, HAAi. Daniel Avery, Erol Alkan, Artwork b2b CC: DISCO! Carl Craig b2b Moody Mann, Heléna Star and so many more on your heavenly dream list of must see world class EDM DJs.  The Field Day Festival promotes a festival for everyone and works alongside organizations to promote equality and accessibility. 

For Tickets and more festival info fielddayfestivals.com

All Points East 2022

19 – 21 Aug

After a thrilling debut in 2018, yes the pandemic got in the way, putting festival season on hold for us all.  Now All Points East is back! And becoming a standout staple of east London’s Victoria Park. Spread across a weeklong, the music event includes lots free events and attractions and so much more including the meatiest of the hottest live music events. The APE bosses continue to strive to make this one of London best music events of the summer.  Bringing in a killer line up of dance music’s industry finest artists and DJ’s. It’s a list of whose, who of headliners! Including the Gorillaz, Idles, The Chemical Brothers, Kraftwerk, Tame Impala, FKJ, Fleet Foxes, Disclosure, The National, Fleet Foxes James Blake, Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds, Japanese Breakfast and so many more to feast on.  It’s a week long of music and performance events so best get making a plan so you don’t miss out!

For Tickets and more festival info allpointseastfestival.com

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