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.
This summer, enjoy the British Firework Championships whilst surrounded by wonderful panoramic views of Plymouth Hoe.
Location: Plymouth, Devon
The Regency town of Sidmouth on Devon’s Jurassic Coast celebrates a week of folk music, dance and song every August.
Location: Sidmouth, Devon