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Wish we were... listening to music in an outdoor setting

Whatever your tastes, there is something for everyone this summer...

Orchestra in a Field, Glastonbury
This open-air classical concert is the inspiration of award-winning conductor, Charles Hazlewood. No longer confined to stuffy concert halls, his vision for classical music involves a sheer sensory assault in the sweeping parklands of Glastonbury Abbey.
late June

Latitude Festival, Suffolk
Pack your tent for a weekend at the boutique festival that boasts Bon Iver, Elbow, Laura Marlin and Lana Del Rey in its 2012 line-up, in addition to stages packed with comedy, literature, dance. Something to entertain the whole family.
mid July

Leeds Castle Open Air Concert, Kent
Another great open-air classical concert, with Leeds Castle providing a dramatic backfrop to headline act the Philharmonic Orchestra, in addition to a display from classic World War II aircraft and superb fireworks.
mid July

Green Man Festival, Wales
Non-corporate and ethically-minded, Green Man is a four-day festival in the midst of the beautiful Brecon Beacons. With children's workshops, boutique babysitting and week-long camping ticket, Michael Kiwanuka and Feist are among the names set to perform in 2012.
mid August

Castle Howard's Great British Summer Proms, Yorkshire
The Great British Summer Proms promise an unrivalled evening of magical entertainment. With spectacular performances from the Enlighs National Orchestra, thrilling fireworks and a spitfore flyover.
mid August