V Festival - Hylands Park

People enjoying some outdoor music

V Festival takes place on the 16-17 August at Hylands Park in Chelmsford, Essex and V Festival - Weston Park in Staffordshire.

Artists headlining Hylands Park on the Saturday are Justin Timberlake, Ed Sheeran and Example. The Kills will headline on Sunday, with Paolo Nutini and Lily Allen playing on the main stage before hand.  

Other acts on the bill over the weekend include:

  • Rudimental
  • Elbow
  • Jason Deluro
  • Katy B
  • Chase & Status

Both locations share the same line up for the weekend, bands play at one venue on the Saturday and then swap for the Sunday.

Alan Carr and Adam Hills will headline the Glee Comedy Stage at both venues.

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17-18 August - Check the weather forecast for V festival at Hylands Park.

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The festival began in 1996 after the lead singer of the band Pulp had the idea of playing two venues over a weekend. The festival then went from one band playing to a weekend in two locations with two stages and camping for the weekend.

Festival-goers will be looking for a warm and dry weekend, with a gentle breeze..  

For further information about the festival visit the V festival official website.

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