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Reading, Leeds, Rockness, Bestival, Download and many more 2011 festival tickets go on sale

Dreaming of The Big Chill? No, not the arctic cold front slamming Britain but the boutique August festival that early bird tickets just went on sale for. As much of the country braves the snow, many music lovers will be jumping online to purchase their summer 2011 festival tickets this weekend. Reading and Leeds, Global Gathering, Download and many more events just opened up their online ticket offices. So, if you fancy T in the Park instead’ve snowmen and sleds, take a look at Virtual Festivals’ rundown below:

Download Festival 2011
What is it? Three-days of raucous head-banging to some of the biggest, best and undiscovered metal and rock bands in the world.
Price: £180 – adult weekend ticket with camping
Confirmed: System Of A Down, Avenged Sevenfold

Reading Festival 2011 and Leeds Festival 2011
What is it? The nation’s premier August bank holiday blowouts, with rock, indie, punk, dance and endless campsite shenanigans.
Price: £180 – adult weekend ticket with camping
Rumoured: Muse, The Strokes, Green Day,Soundgarden, Linkin Park

Isle of Wight Festival 2011
What is it? Rock and pop old and new, mixing its 60s/70s origins with big names and a family atmosphere.
Price: £175 – adult weekend ticket with camping
Confirmed: Foo Fighters, Kings of Leon, Kasabian,Pulp, Tom Jones, The British Pink Floyd Show

T In The Park 2011
What is it? Scotland’s biggest festival, with household name headliners and surely The Proclaimers on the Main Stage once again. Nice toilets as well.
Price: £180 – adult weekend ticket with camping
Rumoured: Foo Fighters, Biffy Clyro

Rock Ness 2011
What is it? Originally more of a dance festival, has expanded into something more eclectic. Winner of Best Line-up at the Festival Awards 2010, expect a few curve-balls.
Price: £149 – adult weekend ticket with camping
Confirmed: Kasabian, The Chemical Brothers,Paolo Nutini

Bestival 2011
What is it? Winner of Best Major Festival at the UK Festival Awards, Rob da Bank picks a quirky, varied line-up. Worth it for the fancy dress alone.
Price: £160 – adult weekend ticket with camping
Confirmed: The Cure, Primal Scream, Magnetic Man

The Big Chill 2011
What is it? Legends and new talent of every possible musical hue mix together at a picturesque location.
Price: £155 – adult weekend ticket with camping
Click here to buy The Big Chill tickets.

Camp Bestival 2011
What is it? Winner of Best Family Festival at the Festival Awards, Bestival’s kid-friendly sister event takes place in the grounds of Lulworth Castle, Dorset, with a mix of music, art, comedy, fancy dress and even an animal farm.
Price: £160 – adult weekend ticket with camping

Latitude 2011
What is it? Three days of music, art, comedy, literature, theatre, film, poetry and family fun in idyllic surroundings. Also watch out for special surprise guests.
Price: £155 – adult weekend ticket with camping
Rumoured: The National, The Flaming Lips, Elbow

Global Gathering 2011
What is it? A huge dance festival with world-class DJs and electronic music artists playing to 50,000 people. Global is now into its 11th year.
Price: £99 – adult weekend ticket with camping
Rumoured: The Chemical Brothers, Deadmau5

Creamfields 2011
What is it? The original dance festival and the UK Festival Awards’ Best Dance Event 2010. Top DJ’s and live performers are spread out across a live outdoor stage and ten arenas.
Price: £100 – adult weekend ticket with camping
Rumoured: Swedish House Mafia, Magnetic Man,Leftfield

Escape Into The Park 2011
What is it? Wales’ biggest dance event, with DJ’s spinning trance, drum n bass, techno, house, and hardcore all weekend.
Price: £41.50 – General Admission, £57.50 – VIP

Evolution Festival 2011
What is it? Rock, pop, dance and DJ’s entertain 60,000 people over two days along Newcastle’s quayside.
Price: £35 – weekend ticket, £25 – day ticket.
Confirmed: Iggy And The Stooges, Plan B

Fairport’s Cropredy Convention 2011
What is it? Folk-rockers Fairport Convention’s annual festival in the Oxfordshire village of Cropedy. Mainly folk based and family-friendly, a Fairport vs Cropedy cricket match serves as a Sunday afternoon finale.
Price: £85 – adult weekend (three-day) ticket with camping
Confirmed: Fairport Convention

Larmer Tree Festival 2011
What is it? Celebrating it’s 21st year, this diverse jazz/blues/folk/roots festival also has comedians, DJs and activities, and all with no corporate sponsorship.
Price: £190 for a five-day ticket, £156 for a four-day ticket and £125 for a three-day ticket – with camping

Summer Sundae Weekender 2011
What is it? Three days of everything from rock and folk to electronica and pop from huge names and emerging talent.
Price: Early bird tickets are £100 for adults and £37.50for children aged five to 15. Under-5s go free.

Blissfields Festival 2011
What is it? Four days of eclectic music in intimate, family-friendly surroundings, with local food and ales at reasonable prices.
Price: Adult weekend passes are £60 early bird or £65otherwise; youth weekend passes are £37 early bird or£42 on general sale. Under-5s go free. Camping for Thursday night is £10 early bird or £15 otherwise.

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