Parklife is back with a brand new date for 2021

'It's a party two years in the making that we all deserve... Trust us when we say it's going to be worth the wait'

This year’s festival would have been the event’s tenth edition, with headliners due to appear including Tyler, the Creator, Skepta, Anderson. Paak, Jorja Smith, Hot Chip, Lewis Capaldi, Khalid and Giggs.

But back in March it became clear that Parklife, the UK’s largest metropolitan festival and the festival for modern youth culture, would not be able to go ahead in 2020.

Spread across eight stages, the festival’s 2020 edition was set to take place on 13th-14th June at its Heaton Park home.

“We would like to apologise to everyone who was looking forward to it as much as we were and we would like to thank all of you for such incredible support,” said the festival team at the time, adding: “Parklife will return stronger than ever.”

And it looks like they have stayed true to their word.

Today, Parklife has announced that it will return in 2021 – and that the music festival will move dates for the first time ever.

Next year’s festival will take place in Heaton Park on 11th-12th September 2021.

The festival line-up and more details will be revealed in early 2021, say organisers, so watch this space.

“With all the good recent news, we’re now looking ahead to 2021, and a return to the fields and good times we all love,” said Parklife organisers in a statement.

“It’s a party two years in the making that we all deserve.

“It’s why with that in mind that we have decided to move next year’s festival to the new dates of 11th-12th September, so we can be sure of the good times coming.

“A huge line-up is almost ready, that we can’t wait to show you in January.

“Trust us when we say it’s going to be worth the wait.

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