Want to know why Standon Calling Festival 2023 Is Not To Be Missed?

Indie | Tuesday 18th July 2023 | Rob

Standon Calling Festival has been a staple of the UK festival scene since it first began in 2001. Over the years, it has grown into one of the country's most beloved and highly-anticipated music and arts festivals. Set in the stunning Hertfordshire countryside, Standon Calling Festival is a unique and unforgettable experience that combines great music, art, food, and fun. In this blog, we'll explore some of the reasons why Standon Calling Festival 2023 is not to be missed.

Standon Calling Festival started as a humble garden party in the backyard of founder Alex Trenchard's family home. Over the years, it has grown into a major event, attracting thousands of attendees from around the world. Despite its growth, Standon Calling Festival has never lost its intimate feel, and it continues to be a celebration of community, creativity, and individuality.

This year's festival promises to be bigger and better than ever before. The festival will take place from 20TH-23RD JULY 2023, and will feature an incredible lineup of musicians, artists, and performers. From indie rock and pop to hip-hop and electronic music, there will be something for everyone. The festival also offers a unique program of activities, workshops, and attractions, designed to entertain and inspire attendees of all ages.

The lineup for Standon Calling Festival 2023 is nothing short of amazing. The festival has already announced some of the headliners, including Bastille, Hot Chip, and Primal Scream. Other notable acts include Everything Everything, The Joy Formidable, and The Futureheads. In addition to the main stage, there will be a number of other stages and venues, featuring a diverse range of music and performances.

One of the things that sets Standon Calling Festival apart from other festivals is its unique program of activities and attractions. From immersive theatre and cabaret to comedy and spoken word, there will be plenty of opportunities to explore and discover new things. The festival also features a dedicated kids' area, with a range of activities and workshops designed to engage and entertain young festival-goers.

You will have a wide range of activities and attractions, designed to cater to all tastes and interests. There will be a silent disco, a vintage funfair, and a swimming pool, as well as a number of workshops and talks on everything from yoga and wellness to sustainability and the environment. For those looking for a thrill, there will be zip-lining, a high-wire course, and even a hot air balloon ride.

Just like previous years, Standon Calling Festival is known for its amazing food and drink options, with a wide range of vendors and stalls serving up delicious and diverse cuisine from around the world. From gourmet burgers and pizzas to vegan and vegetarian options, there will be something for everyone. The festival also features a number of bars and cocktail lounges, serving up a range of refreshing drinks and cocktails.


For those who are interested in making a weekend out of it, Standon Calling offers a range of accommodation options, from camping and glamping to boutique camping and luxury lodges. The festival's campsite is spacious and well-equipped, with a range of facilities including showers, toilets, and food and drink vendors. For those looking for a more comfortable experience, there are also a number of off-site accommodation options, including hotels and B&Bs.

Getting to the festival is pretty easy and is located in the Hertfordshire countryside, just a short distance from London. The festival offers a range of transport options, including shuttle buses and trains, as well as private car parking for those driving to the festival.

From our past years experiences, all of our writers have given Standon Calling rave reviews and have praised the festival's unique atmosphere, amazing lineup, and diverse range of activities and attractions. Many have also highlighted the festival's friendly and inclusive community, which welcomes attendees of all ages and backgrounds.


Standon Calling Festival 2023 is shaping up to be one of the most exciting and unforgettable events of the year. With an amazing lineup of musicians and performers, a unique program of activities and attractions, and a friendly and inclusive community, it's a festival that truly has something for everyone. So why not join us this summer for a weekend of music, art, and adventure at Standon Calling Festival 2023? We can't wait to see you there!