Glasto, Download and Isle of Wight events mark onset of UK summer fests

UK festival season kicks off this month
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This month sees the British festival season get underway, with Glastonbury, Download and Isle of Wight festival each taking place over the coming weeks. Here is a rundown of what to look out for over the coming months:

Download: 10-12 June; Headliners: Def Leppard, System of a Down, Linkin Park

Isle of Wight: 10-12 June; Headliners: Kings of Leon, Foo Fighters, Kasabian

Glastonbury: 22-26 June; Headliners: U2, Coldplay, Beyonce

Wireless: 1-3 July; Headliners: Black Eyed Peas, Chemical Brothers, Pulp

Sonisphere: 8-10 July; Headliners: Metallica, Biffy Clyro, Slipknot

T in the Park: 8-10 July; Headliners: Arctic Monkeys, Coldplay, Foo Fighters

Latitude: 14-17 July; Headliners: The National, Paulo Nutini, Suede

Camp Bestival: 28-31 July; Headliners: Blondie, Mark Ronson, Laura Marling, House of Pain

V Festival: 20-21 August; Headliners: Eminem, Arctic Monkeys

Reading/Leeds: 26-28 August; Headliners: My Chemical Romance, The Strokes, Pulp, Muse