Is V Festival Cancelled?

Richard Branson announced on 30 October 2017 that V Festival would be discontinued but that a new festival would replace it. ITV returned to televising the V Festival upon its return in 2020, with coverage hosted by Joel Dommett and Maya Jama.

Where does Vfest take place?

Chelmsford2017, 2016, 2015
Weston Park2017, 2016, 2015.Weston-under-Lizard2014Hylands Park2014Hylands House2013, 2012, 2011.
Virgin V Festival/Event locations
V Festival 2017 The two-day rock festival takes place simultaneously at Weston Park, in Staffordshire, and Hylands Park, Chelmsford, every August.

Who is performing at V Festival 2020?

V Festival 2020 will be broadcast as a three-part television special on 21, 22 and 23 August. Festival headliners are Olly Murs, Dizzee Rascal and Anne-Marie, who will perform live from the original V Festival site at Hylands Park in Chelmsford, Essex.

When did V Festival start?

August 17, 1996
Virgin V Festival/First event date

What’s V festival called now?

Rize Festival
V Festival, which debuted in 1996, was last staged in 2017. It was replaced by a new event in Chelmsford, Rize Festival.

What’s V Festival called now?

Who played at v98?

In 1998, V Festival welcomed headliners The Verve and returning band The Charlatans. They played alongside other stars like Robbie Williams, James, Iggy Pop, Green Day, Feeder, and Chumbawamba. The NME Stage hosted huge names like PJ Harvey and Underworld.

Where are the sites for the V Festival?

The sites were located at Hylands Park in Chelmsford and Weston Park in South Staffordshire. In 2017, the final year of this format, the capacity of each site was 90,000.

Where does V Festival take place in Essex?

V Festival Genre Music Frequency Annually (penultimate weekend in August) Location (s) Hylands Park, Essex Weston Park, Staffor Years active 1996–2017, 2020–present

When was the last time V Festival was on TV?

It was originally televised by Channel 4 from 1997 to 2013, predominantly on their sister channel 4 Music, with the exception of the 2003 event with ITV in charge. It was then televised by MTV from 2014 to 2015, and the 2016 edition of the festival was televised by Channel 5.

When did V Festival move to Hylands Park?

So in August 1996 there was one day of artists in Victoria Park and two days at Hylands Park with camping. The northern leg of V97 was switched to Temple Newsam, Leeds to provide room for camping and three stages. In 1999 the Northern leg of the festival was moved to Weston Park in Staffordshire, and has remained there since.