30 July – 2 August; St Germains, Cornwall
Food headliners: Thomasina Miers, Rick Stein, Tom Parker Bowles
Chefs, growers, gardeners and food writers demonstrate their favourite recipes and impart foodie wisdom. Their talks will whet the appetite for the Cornish Picnic & BBC Smokehouse, an on-site restaurant serving posh pasties, classic cream teams and local charcuteries.
Festival guide: Big Festivals, Glasto to Reading
Festivals Abroad, from Benicassim to tommorowland
Day Festivals, from sound city to British summer time
Family Friendly festivals, from camp bestival to somersault
Boutique festivals, from lounge on the farm to festival no 6
To more than the music, from latitude to bestival
Hix's Fish Dogs serve breaded coley fish fingers with minted mushy peas and tartar sauce, hot cinnamon doughnuts with salted caramel sauce and Pimm's jelly and ice cream.
Wilderness 6-9 August
Wilderness 6-9 August
Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire
Food headliners: Raymond Blanc, Angela Hartnett, Nuno Mendes, Niklas Ekstedt, Mark Hix, Moro
Raymond Blanc will host a long table banquet with a four-course lunch and five-course dinner. If that doesn't sound tempting enough, North African restaurant Moro and chef Mark Hix will serve meals in huge tents with hay bales for seats.
6-7 June; Victoria Park, Hackney, London
Food headliners: Crabbie Shack, Liberty Cheesesteak, Happy Maki, Churros Bro, Hackney Brewery, East London Brewing Co
For a day festival, Field Day packs a punch when it comes to its food offering. This year, Young British Foodie winners Crabbie Shack will sell soft-shell crab burgers with fillings such as wasabi lime mayonnaise, bacon jam and radicchio.
Happy Maki will offer fresh sushi wraps. On the drinks side, six local craft beer vendors will be offering up their brews at the London Brewers' Market.
Castle Hill, North Devon; 23-27 July
Food headliners: Jamie Oliver's Fifteen Cornwall, River Cottage, Valentine Warner and The Ethicurean
Enjoy a four-course feast by the fire for £40, hosted by some of the best known TV chefs' restaurants. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's River Cottage Sunday feast includes Cornish crab on toasted sourdough with barbequed lettuce, spring onions, mint, chervil and parsley, while Jamie Oliver's Fifteen restaurant in Cornwall will be preparing Cornish fish stew with monkfish, squid, gurnard, mussels and crab claws in a rich tomato sauce topped off with an Aperol Spritz as an aperitif.
Music festivals 2015 guide
Music festivals 2015 guide
1/17 T in the Park
The Libertines have been confiirmed as the first headliners for this Scottish festival at Strathallan Castle with the rest of the line-up yet to be announced. Tickets go on sale on 27 February. tinthepark.com
2/17 Wireless Festival
Nicki Minaj, Drake and Avicii are headlining this festival in London's Finsbury Park from 3-5 July. Weekend tickets cost £209.50 with day tickets also available for £76.45. wirelessfestival.co.uk
3/17 The Isle of Wight Festival
The Black Keys, Fleetwood Mac, The Prodigy and Pharrell Williams are all playing this fun festival in Newport from 11-14 June. There's even a Champagne Garden, treasure hunt and real beach. Weekend camping costs £195 while students pay £180. isleofwightfestival.com
Catch the best dance acts from Avicii and The Chemical Brothers to Armin Van Buuren and Annie Mac at this Cheshire festival. Runs from 28-30 August with weekend camping costing £200. Day tickets start at £85. creamfields.com
The Chemical Brothers, Underworld, Duran Duran and The Jacksons are the first acts to be announced for Bestival's Summer of Love in September. More acts will be announced in the coming months. www.bestival.net
6/17 Splendour Festival
This family-friendly festival in Nottingham's Wollaton Park will host The Specials, Jess Glynne and James among others on 18 July. There will be fairground rides and a free kids area ft. crazy inflatables and giant bubbles. Adults pay £44 and children 10 and under go free. £34 for 11-17 year-olds. splendourfestival.com
Bombay Bicycle Club and Laura Marling are the first headliners confirmed for Somersault, now in its second year and promising ‘five days of stripped-back happiness’ from 23-17 July at Castle Hill Estate in North Devon. Expect plenty of adventures beyond the usual festival fare, from coastal rafting to falconry and yoga. Day tickets from £75 and weekend tickets from £125. somersaultfestival.com
8/17 Reading and Leeds
Metallica, Mumford & Sons and The Libertines headline this rock and indie festival spread across two sites from 28-30 August. Weekend camping tickets for £213. readingfestival.com
9/17 Fling Festival
Held in Hylands Park, Chelmsford on 4 July, this one day boutique festival costs just £22 and features an eclectic range of live music, cabaret and arts. flingfestival.com
The Fling Festival
Join the likes of Portishead, alt-J and Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds in Suffolk from 16-19 July. Weekend camping is priced at £200.50. latitudefestival.com
11/17 Field Day
Caribou, Ride, FKA Twigs and Patti Smith are all playing at this two-day festival in London's Victoria Park from 6-7 June. There's no camping but weekend tickets cost £83 and day passes start at £38.50. fielddayfestivals.com
12/17 Festival No 6
Belle & Sebastian and Grace Jones have been announced as the first headline acts for the music festival in Portmeirion. Kate Tempest and Mercury Music winners Young Fathers will also perform. Weekend camping tickets start at £160. festivalnumber6.com
13/17 Sound City
Sound City at the Liverpool Docklands has a fantastic range of established and up-and-coming artists. The Vaccines, The Flaming Lips, and Belle & Sebastian are headlining. Other great acts include Fat White Family, Gaz Coombes, Everything Everything, and The Bohicas
14/17 6 Music
Royal Blood, Hot Chip and Neneh Cheery are among the acts performing in Newcastle from 20-22 February. All 8,500 tickets have now sold out. bbc.co.uk/events
15/17 Radio 1's Big Weekend
Taylor Swift is heading to Norwich for Radio 1's Big Weekend which this year runs from 23-24 May. Tickets are allocated by ballot with priority going to those living near the host location. bbc.co.uk/events
16/17 Primavera Sound
The Black Keys, The Strokes and Ride headline this sunny festival in Barcelona from 27-30 May. Patti Smith, Damien Rice, alt-J and James Blake will also be there. Tickets range in price from 175 euros to 195 euros depending on how quickly you book. primaverasound.com
17/17 BST Summer Time Hyde Park
The three day (non camping) festival in Hyde Park has an impressive line-up this year including Kylie Minogue, Taylor Swift and The Who. www.bst-hydepark.com
Festival No 6
3-6 September; Portmeirion, Wales
Food headliners: Three Michelin-starred chefs (tbc), Café Mor, Voodoo Ray's, Piggy Smalls
Portmeirion's music festival goes all out with its food, catering for those who want to enjoy three-course meals cooked by Michelin-starred chefs on the banks of the River Dwyryd estuary.
Street food by the main stage includes Pembrokeshire lobster rolls from Café Mor, 22-inch New York-style pizza from Voodoo Ray's and gourmet hot dogs from Piggy Smalls.