A couple watching fireworks at the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta in August.

August events

Get into the party atmosphere this summer with a visit to England’s top annual events and free festivals in August. Head north for a Caribbean party on the streets of Leicester at its annual Caribbean Festival; enjoy nine days of thrilling outdoor performances at the Greenwich and Docklands International Festival, and be transported back to 1940s Britain with battle re-enactments, music and dance at the Lytham 1940s Wartime Festival in Lancashire.

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Revel in the sounds of the Cambridge Folk Festival

Join thousands in enjoying some of the finest folk music in Europe, at a gorgeous country hall in Cambridge.

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

 

Bring the kids to family-friendly Victorious Festival

Enjoy a Victorious trip to Portsmouth at this scenic and buzzing music festival.

Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire

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