Celebrate all things maritime, from mermaid dances to pirate treasure hunts, and test out your sea legs on historic vessels at the Bristol Harbour Festival.
Location: BristolIndustrial, Maritime And Transport
Take in some drag queen cabaret or chill out to some pumping tunes; whatever you decide to do at Bristol Pride, it won’t be boring.
Brass is given a modern twist with art installations in the streets and a dose of contemporary hip hop, at BRASS Durham International Festival.
Location: Durham CityBudget
Take your seats and enjoy a summer celebration of music, art, opera and literature.
Location: Buxton, DerbyshireMusic and nightlife
St Annes hosts the spectacular annual Kite Festival, featuring magnificent kites from all over the world.
Location: St Annes on Sea, LancashireEvents
A literary festival with a distinctly local flavour and a relaxed atmosphere that’s ideal for book lovers.
Location: Penzance, CornwallCoastal towns
Pack the picnic and visit the Sunderland International Airshow, for a fantastic weekend of fun and entertainment, both in the air and on the ground.
Location: Sunderland, Tyne and WearEvents
Enjoy traditional dishes, dance and dress, while learning about the country’s unique culture, at Bristol’s annual Thai Festival.
Location: BristolLow cost
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