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Van Life Events UK (2024 Festivals Calendar)

UK Van Life Events

The van life community continues to grow in the UK and there are a host of events and festivals to look forward to in 2024.

We will attending some of the RV and van life events in the United States, but for friends and acquaintances on the other side of the Atlantic the UK also has some must-visit festivals.

Van life events in the UK have become increasingly popular, offering unique gatherings for enthusiasts to share their passion for life on the road.

They are a great place to discover van conversions tips, buy the latest van life essentials, see how others have created their home on wheels and enjoy music festivals for van lovers. There’s something for everyone.

UK Van Life Events 2024

We’ve picked out some of this year’s most anticipated van life events taking place this year.

VanLife Fest 2024

Date: May 10-12, 2024

Location: Bristol

VanLife Fest brings together enthusiasts from all over the country in the vibrant city of Bristol. The event focuses on community-building activities, live music, and interactive sessions on living a nomadic lifestyle efficiently.

Vendors from across the UK showcase their latest products and services, making it a great spot for inspiration and networking.

The UK Van Life Gathering

Date: June 5-7, 2024

Location: Peak District National Park

This annual gathering is set amidst the stunning landscapes of the Peak District. The event spans three days and includes workshops on sustainable living, vehicle maintenance, and custom van builds.

Participants can also engage in outdoor activities such as hiking and climbing. The evenings are reserved for social gatherings around campfires, making it a perfect opportunity to connect with fellow van lifers.

Vanlife Festival 2024

Date: June 15-17, 2024

Location: Surrey

The Vanlife Festival is an eclectic mix of workshops, music, and art, aimed at the creative souls of the van life community.

It includes art installations and performances, craft sessions, and a marketplace for artisanal goods. The festival promotes a bohemian lifestyle and encourages self-expression and creativity.

Camper Jam 2024

Date: June 20-22, 2024

Location: Shropshire

A family-friendly festival that welcomes all types of campervans, Camper Jam is filled with interactive games, live music, and a relaxed vibe.

It’s an excellent opportunity for families living the van life to meet others, with plenty of activities for children and adults alike.

Campervan Campout 2024

Date: July 1-4, 2024

Location: Scottish Highlands

Set against the backdrop of the majestic Scottish Highlands, the Campervan Campout is a must-attend for nature lovers.

This event combines scenic drives with guided nature walks and night time astronomy sessions. It’s designed for those who use their vans to get closer to nature and enjoy the serenity it offers.

Vanlife Eats 4.0 2024

Date: July 18-20, 2024

Location: Manchester

This food-centric event in Manchester celebrates the culinary side of van life. Vanlife Eats 4.0 features cooking competitions, food tastings, and workshops on preparing gourmet meals in van kitchens.

It’s perfect for food enthusiasts looking to spice up their cooking routines on the road.

VW Breakout 2024

Date: August 8-11, 2024

Location: Norfolk

A staple for Volkswagen van owners, VW Breakout celebrates the iconic status of VW campervans.

Attendees enjoy a lineup of classic and modern VW vans, with competitions for the best restored and customized vans. The event also features live bands and a ‘70s themed party night.

CamperFest UK

Date: August 12-15, 2024

Location: Cornwall

CamperFest UK is all about celebrating the freedom and creativity of van life. Held on the coast of Cornwall, this four-day festival features live music, local food vendors, and a marketplace for camping gear and accessories.

Workshops cover everything from solar power solutions to interior van design. The event is family-friendly, with special areas and activities designed for children.

Urban Van Fest 2024

Date: August 29-31, 2024

Location: London

Urban Van Fest brings van life into the heart of London, offering an urban twist to the typically rural-focused van life gatherings.

The event features urban exploration outings, street art tours, and urban photography workshops, appealing to those who thrive in city environments but live nomadically.

Van Life Conversions Expo

Date: September 20-22, 2024

Location: Birmingham

The Van Life Conversions Expo is ideal for those looking to convert their own van or upgrade their current setup.

Held in Birmingham, the expo showcases the latest innovations in van conversions, including eco-friendly materials and smart technology solutions.

Attendees can attend seminars from leading experts in the field, view live conversion demos, and meet with professional converters for advice and quotes.

Vanlife and Overlander Celebration 2024

Date: September 25-28, 2024

Location: Wales

This celebration focuses on the rugged aspect of van life and overlanding.

With off-road demonstrations, equipment showcases, and navigation workshops, it’s tailored for those who love to venture off the beaten path.

The event also features campfire storytelling nights, focusing on travel adventures and survival stories.

Van Love Fest

Date: October 5-7, 2024

Location: Lake District

Van Love Fest is a romantic and intimate gathering that celebrates the joy and simplicity of van living.

With couples yoga, partner workshops, and romantic lakeside dinners, it’s designed for couples who share a passion for adventure and a life on the road.

Nomads Reunion

Date: October 18-20, 2024

Location: Lake District

The Nomads Reunion is an intimate event focused on the philosophical and adventurous aspects of van life.

Set in the picturesque Lake District, it offers a blend of mindfulness workshops, photography hikes, and storytelling sessions.

The event encourages deeper connections with nature and like-minded individuals, making it a soul-enriching experience for seasoned and aspiring van lifers alike.