Glasto, Download and Isle of Wight events mark onset of UK summer fests

This month sees the British festival season get underway, with Glastonbury, Download and Isle of Wight festival each taking place over the coming weeks. Here is a rundown of what to look out for over the coming months:

Download: 10-12 June; Headliners: Def Leppard, System of a Down, Linkin Park

Isle of Wight: 10-12 June; Headliners: Kings of Leon, Foo Fighters, Kasabian

Glastonbury: 22-26 June; Headliners: U2, Coldplay, Beyonce

Wireless: 1-3 July; Headliners: Black Eyed Peas, Chemical Brothers, Pulp

Sonisphere: 8-10 July; Headliners: Metallica, Biffy Clyro, Slipknot

T in the Park: 8-10 July; Headliners: Arctic Monkeys, Coldplay, Foo Fighters

Latitude: 14-17 July; Headliners: The National, Paulo Nutini, Suede

Camp Bestival: 28-31 July; Headliners: Blondie, Mark Ronson, Laura Marling, House of Pain

V Festival: 20-21 August; Headliners: Eminem, Arctic Monkeys

Reading/Leeds: 26-28 August; Headliners: My Chemical Romance, The Strokes, Pulp, Muse