Festivals, Events and Great Days out

Festivals and Events

Festivals come in all shapes and sizes but all offer a super day out for couples, families and groups of friends in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.

From music and books to art, science and culture, there is an eclectic mix of Festival fun to be had and so we have listed some fun festivals for you to enjoy whether you are on a weekend break, short break or summer holiday in the UK and Ireland.


2014 Festivals and Events Calendar

We have put together a list of some popular Festivals and Events but our list is growing so if we have missed your favourite please let us know via our Facebook pages. Click the name of the Festival or Event to see more details and links to relevant website for ticket details.



May Festivals and Events

Brighton Festival

Brighton Festival and Fringe

Arts celebration that takes place during May each year on the south coast. More information

Glyndebourne Opera Festival

Glyndebourne Opera Festival

Opera Festival in Sussex running from May to August. More information


August Festivals and Events

Edinburgh Festivals

Edinburgh Festivals

International Festival, Festival Fringe, International Book Festival, Military Tattoo, Art Festival. More information


October Festivals and Events

Lancaster Festival

Lancaster Music Festival

Music Festival in North West England. More information


November Festivals and Events

Shoreham Beach Bonfire and Fireworks

Shoreham Family Beach Bonfire and Fireworks

A fun family night out with a procession, fireworks and a bonfire on the beach. More information

Kinross Music Festival

Kinross-shire Music Festival

Music festival held over 2 weekend in November includes Barbara Dickson on 2012 bill. More info


Been to a Festival or Event, Tell Us About It

If you have been to a Festival we, and our visitors, would love to hear about it and see some pictures. Tell us about the Festival so you can help others decide.... is it worth going to, what were the best bits, how was the parking, would you do it again, would you recommend it?

Simply go to our Facebook page and add your comments, pictures and videos - don't forget to Like Us to!

Add a Festival or Event

If you have been to or are planning to visit a Festival then why not make sure it is added to our list. If you are a Festival organiser adding your Event is completely free, we want nothing in return, just tell us about it via our Facebook page our Google+ page or our Wordpress blog and we will do the rest.


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