It is summer and if that isn’t enough to make your heart lift up with a little lilt of happiness, it is festival season too! Some of the UK’s best festivals are taking place right now and into the coming months. The festival season can turn out to be rather expensive if you’re not careful: tickets for festivals entries, expenses involved in getting there and of course some snazzy new festival wear. Here are some tips for working the festival season without busting your budget this summer.

UK festivals with a difference

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While top festivals such as Glastonbury may well be sold out completely, there are lots of other options available to you – which are also cheaper. Why not try something a bit different like the Wildfire Adventure Camp this coming weekend; a festival for thrill seeking adults at a secret location in Kent or Blissfields in Woodmancott, Hampshire; an intimate do which prides itself on being removed from the larger, commercial festivals – this year it’s themed around the idea of a house party. There are also several jazz festivals, folk music performances and more to check out in July.

Tickets for less

There are several ticketing websites where you could find just the deals you’re looking for. Ticketmaster currently offers up to 50% students discount on select tickets. Current offers also include special discounts for 4 or more tickets, buy two, get one free for select festivals and more.

Viagogo is another place that is recommended for shopping for festival tickets online. Check out tickets for events such as Barclaycard British Summer Time, Secret Garden Party, Camp Bestival and much more. Amazon has great deals for electronics, clothes and more at any given time. Plus you could find some great ideas and deals at Amazon Tickets.

Festival fashion

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Last but not least you also have to turn up in style, so here are some ideas and deals for festival fashion. ASOS offers you some beautiful festival fashion, including boho chic dresses, funky accessories, fun stuff for the guys and more. Currently students get 10% off; you can get free next day delivery and up to 70% off select items too.

River Island is another great place to shop festival fashion, with an array of gypsy skirts, cropped tops, festival dresses, cover-ups, kimonos and more. Plus you could get up to 30% off select items at the moment. H&M is another great place to shop and currently you can enjoy 25% off when you sign up, free delivery and up to 70% off clearance items. Be sure to check out some fun and quirky festival fashion and some cool accessories as well.