Preview: GlobalGathering

GlobalGathering is back and bigger than ever! We've got the lowdown on the UK's biggest dance festival...

First held in 2001 in Stratford-upon-Avon, GlobalGathering has gone on to become of the of the biggest dance and electronic music festivals in the world. True to it's name, the festival has been held in the US, Ukraine, Poland, Turkey, Russia, Belarus, South Korea and Australia. 

Following on from last year's massive success which saw Nero, Afrojack and Plan B headline the two-day event, GlobalGathering is back, bringing with it some of the biggest names in dance music.

See also: 2014 Festival guide

With each stage showcasing a different aspect of the dance music spectrum, GlobalGathering is a true education for any electronic music enthusiast, turning an airstrip into a raving wonderland for two days of music-driven utopia. 

Here's the lowdown...


Long Marston Airfield, Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire


July 25 and 26



Chase & Status, Katy B, David Guetta, Danny Howard, Sub Focus, Netsky, Tommy Trash, Mistajam, Daddy's Grove


The Prodigy, Alesso, Knife Party, Eric Prydz, Annie Mac, Pete Tong, Shy FX, Duke Dumont, Jamie Jones, Dirty South

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BBC Radio 1 will be presenting their world-famous Essential Mix LIVE arena and for the first time will be playing host to b2b sets from the dance music elite. Headlining will be one of the world’s most in demand underground DJs - Eric Prydz, while dance music pioneer and Radio 1 DJ Pete Tong will be going back to back with acclaimed Bristolian DJ Eats Everything.


Weekend general admission (includes free camping) - £130

Weekend VIP admission (includes VIP camping & special VIP access) - £210

Saturday general admission - £80

Weekend admission with Tipi camping - £324

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