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Will you be joining festival goers playing baseball or batting a beer can with a Wellington boot at Glastonbury?Reuters

Summer is almost upon us which means it is time to dig out those wellies, stock up on the suncream and find your best flower crowns because festival season is here. All that is missing is the ultimate festival guide to make sure you do not miss out on all the fun...

The SXSW festival in the US is done and dusted and Coachella is well under way in California but if you are in the UK, the best is yet to come with Somerset's Glastonbury and London's Wireless festivals still to take place.

It can be a real struggle to plan a festival trip, which is why IBTimes UK has done all the legwork for you with this essential guide...

BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend

Dates: 23-24 May

Location: Earlham Park, Norwich

Headliners: Taylor Swift, Florence And The Machine. Other performers include Years & Years.

Tickets: It did not take long for these to shift as they were free.

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Isle Of Wight

Dates: 11-14 June

Location: It is in the title of course, the Isle of Wight

Headliners: The Black Keys, Fleetwood Mac, The Prodigy. Other performers include Pharrell Williams, First Aid Kit, Paolo Nutini

Tickets: Prices start at £145

Fleetwood Mac
US band Fleetwood Mac will be headlining 2015's Isle of Wight in JuneREUTERS/Mike Segar

Download

Dates: 12-14 June

Location: Donington Park, Derby

Headliners: Slipknot, Muse, Kiss. Other performers include, Motley Crue, Judas Priest

Tickets: Sold out

Muse
Rock band Muse will be heading to Download festival in DerbyREUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Latitude

Dates: 16-19 June

Location: Henham Park, Suffolk

Headliners: Alt-J, Portishead, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds. Other performers include, Caribou, Wild Beasts

Tickets: All packages and prices are listed on the Latitude website

Alt-J
This year's Latitide festival in Suffolk will be fronted by Mercury Prize award winners Alt-JREUTERS/Luke Macgregor

British Summer Time Hyde Park:

Dates: 18-27 June

Location: London's Hyde Park

Headliners: Kylie Minogue, The Strokes, Taylor Swift, Blur

Tickets: If you're quick, there are some still available for a range of dates

Kylie Minogue
Pop princess Kylie Minogue was recently announced as a headliner for London's British Summertime Hyde ParkREUTERS/Jim Young

Glastonbury

Dates: 24-28 June

Location: Somerset's Worthy Farm

Headliners: Kanye West, Foo Fighters. Other performers include, Pharrell Williams, Florence And The Machine, Mary J. Blige, Lionel Richie

Tickets: Re-sale tickets will be available from 16 April at 6pm and again on 19 April at 9am

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Not to the delight of some, Kanye West will be headlining Glastonbury for the first time alongside Foo FightersAFP / Getty Images

New Look Wireless

Dates: 3-5 July

Location: London's Finsbury Park

Headliners: Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj. Other performers include, Big Sean, Rita Ora, David Guetta, Fuse ODG, De La Soul

Tickets: Only multi-day tickets are available

Kendrick Lamar
Hip-hop's man of the moment Kendrick Lamar will be headlining New Look Wireless festival with Drake and Nicki Minaj also on the billReuters

T In The Park

Dates: 10-12 July

Location: Strathallan Castle, Scotland

Headliners: Kasabian, Avicii, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds. Other performers include Fatboy Slim, Jungle, Alabama Shakes

Tickets: They're on sale now and start from £142.50

Avicii
Dance DJ Avicii will be performing at Scotland's T In The ParkREUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Lovebox

Dates: 17-18 July

Location: Victoria Park, London

Headliners: Hot Chip, Snoop Dogg, Rudimental. Other performers include, Flume, Cypress Hill, Bonobo

Tickets: Visit the Lovebox website for a list of all ticket outlets

Snoop Dogg on Jeremy Clarkson's side
Hip-hop legend Snoop Dogg is set to perform at Lovebox, hosted at London's Victoria ParkReuters

Tramlines

Dates: 24-26 July

Location: Sheffield, Yorkshire

Headliners: The Charlatans, Wu-Tang Clan, Basement Jaxx. Other performers include Ghostpoet, Billy Bragg and Buzzcocks

Tickets: All early bird tickets are sold out but weekend tickets are still available

Wu-Tang Clan
Legendary hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan will be appearing at a number of UK festivals this summer including TramlinesKevin Winter/Getty Images

Boardmasters

Dates: 5-9 August

Location: Cornwall

Headliners: Faithless, Bastille, Rudimental

Tickets: Cheapest tickets available start from £129 for the weekend

Rudimental
Chart-toppers Rudimental are back on the festival circuit this summerJason Kempin/Getty Images

V Festival

Dates: 22-23 August

Location: Weston Park, South Staffordshire / Hylands Park, Chelmsford

Headliners: Calvin Harris, Stereophonics, Sam Smith. Other performers so far include Ellie Goulding, Paloma Faith, Ella Henderson and The Charlatans

Tickets: Day tickets are available starting from £89

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DJ Calvin Harris is set to bring his number one hits to 2015's V FestivalGetty

Reading & Leeds

Dates: 28-30 August

Location: Richfield Avenue in Reading and Braham Park, Leeds

Headliners: Mumford & Sons, Metallica, The Libertines. Other performers include Slaves and Limp Bizkit

Tickets: Head over to the Reading & Leeds website for a list of all the wide range of tickets

Mumford & Sons
Mumford & Sons have been relatively quiet these days but the folk band will return to the stage at this year's Reading & LeedsREUTERS/Olivia Harris

Fusion

Dates: 28-30 August

Headliners: Justin Bieber, Rudimental, McBusted. Other performers include Tinie Tempah, The Vamps and Jess Glynne

Tickets: General tickets start from £49.99

Justin Bieber
It's been a while since Justin Bieber has performed in the UK but he will be heading to Fusion festival at Birmingham's Cofton ParkREUTERS/Stringer

Creamfields

Dates: 28-30 August

Location: Daresbury, Cheshire

Headliners: Avicii, Tiesto, The Chemical Brothers

Tickets: Many are sold out but the ones available start from £89

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Dutch DJ Tiesto features on the line-up for this year's Creamfields festivalREUTERS/Mario Anzuoni