Festival N°6 is an annual art and music festival held at Portmeirion, Wales. The festival presents a wide range of music genres, including rock and roll, folk, house, techno and dance. It can be qualified as a family festival, as specific places are organized to welcome whole families, as No.6’s Mischief Meadow for children and a designated family camping area. Working with ‘Attitude is Everything’, the festival is also adapted to disabled people.
For more information, visit http://www.festivalnumber6.com
This Lifestyle Festival is an annual event held in Cornwall, South West England, usually held over four days in mid-August. The event is a combination of live music and surfing/skateboarding competitions in and around the town of Newquay. The Fistral Beach site, where surfing in the UK began, plays host to the best in action sports including surf, skate and BMX competitions.
The party expands to the Festival site at Watergate Bay. Known throughout the land as Cornwall’s festival; Boardmasters Festival delivers a laid back festival atmosphere designed to bring out the inner surfer in everyone. This themed festival offers a tailored music offering across eight stages on arguably the most beautiful festival site in the UK.
For more information, visit http://www.boardmasters.co.uk
Latitude, is an award-winning festival with the very best from Music and the Arts; wander from Film to Music, Comedy to Literature and Theatre to Poetry in the stunning setting of Henham Park in the Suffolk countryside. Set in fairylight-lit woods, a lake and featuring a flock of multicoloured sheep, it is the cultural highlight of the summer festival season.
For more information, visit http://www.latitudefestival.com/
The Isle of Wight Garlic Festival is a fundraising event that is held annually on the Isle of Wight, and raises money for the booming Garlic industry on the island, as well as fundraising for other agricultural farms on the island. With over 250 stallholders selling such delights as garlic beer, garlic seafood and garlic ice cream as well as a wealth of other locally produced delicacies. The centre of attention is the Garlic Marquee featuring the Isle of Wight’s Golden Clove, which is found in abundance, including the popular oak-smoked variety. The popular theatre kitchen features presentations. Further entertainment includes live music from artists and many local bands and displays from mountain bike daredevils. There is also a huge variety of family attractions on offer including...
Welcome to the world famous celebration of Halloween , the largest in Europe. Experience creepy GhostBus tours, night-time markets, thrills and spills galore, with a week-long hive of devilish activities that everyone will adore. Ghoulish fun, ghastly frolics and thrilling events, all leading up to the main extravagant suspense. Key highlights of this festival include the world famous spooktacular carnival parade and the spine-chilling fireworks cascade.
For more updates about this year’s festival visit http://campaign.derrycity.gov.uk
The author of some of the most widely read books in the English language, Clive Staples Lewis, was born in Belfast in 1898, and this year, the C.S. Lewis Festival recognises and celebrates both his life and his legacy to the world. Best known for his children’s books, The Chronicles of Narnia, Lewis’s career encapsulated academic writing, science fiction, poetry and theology.
Through films, theatre, tours, workshops and talks this Festival is an opportunity to explore more about the person and ideas of this extraordinary individual.
For more updates about this year’s festival visit http://www.eastsidearts.net/event/cs-lewis-festival-2015
Féile an Phobail (The Community’s Festival), also known as the West Belfast Festival is a community arts organisation known for its August Féile (Festival).
The festival was established in 1988 as a direct response to the conflict in Northern Ireland.
It aims to celebrate the positive side of the community with an eclectic mix of arts, culture, language and sports events included in the celebrations.
The festival takes place on and around Falls Road in Belfast. This ten day festival presents a wide range of arts and cultural activities over the first two weeks in August, including music concerts, comedy, exhibitions, discussions and debates, youth events, literary events, dramas, family, out door and community events, street performances, carnival parade, international food...
Wilderness is a multi-award winning 4-day festival combining live music, contemporary arts and an array of theatre, craftsmanship and dining experiences. Headliners this year include London Grammar, Metronomy and legendary Burt Bacharach.