North Berwick
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Fringe by the Sea

A 10 day multi-arts festival at the seaside town of North Berwick. Running from 6-15 August, this year’s Fringe by the Sea is breaking out of its usual town centre venues into open sided marquees […]

Chester zoo lion light
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Lanterns at Chester Zoo

Inspired by the natural world, Wild Rumpus creates 11 fantastical worlds with live performers and immense lantern models over 21 winter nights. An important revenue earner for Chester Zoo’s conservation charity, The Lanterns runs from […]

Lake with craft dandelion next to it
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Hever Craft and Design Fair

Despite all the odds, contemporary crafts returned to Hever Castle for a Covid-safe, sell-out event. Joining only a handful of public events that went ahead this year, Craft in Focus’ contemporary craft fair at Hever […]

Summertime Social performance
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Wild Fields

A reiteration of Wild Paths, a multi-venue event launched last year, Wild Fields has become the finale to Norfolk Showground’s Summertime Social. We talk to Wild Paths’ Benjamin Street and Norfolk Showground’s Stephanie Crowe on […]

Kelmarsh Flag
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Carry on Kelmarsh

A chance to decompress in the beautiful surroundings of Northamptonshire’s Kelmarsh Estate. As event organisers pivot their offerings, Kambe Events has reimagined its flagship festival’s site and, instead of Shambala, is offering a socially distanced […]

The Asylum parade
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Weekend at the Asylum

One of the largest and longest running steampunk festivals in the world, held in multiple venues around Lincoln Pictures by Mark Kent Photography Since 2009, the festival (or ‘convivial’ in steampunk parlance) has been held […]

Acrobatics at festival
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Building Utopia

Relationships matter when creating a high production event, writes Shambala’s Kate Burgess. The production value of many of the UK’s cherished greenfield festivals is truly a feat. The creative (and logistical) muscle that goes into […]

Campervan at Towersey Festival
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Towersey Festival

A 56 year old event celebrating everything a family festival should be. Now in the hands of third generation family member Joe Heap, Towersey Festival has grown from a few music fans in his grandad’s […]

Dog jumping over pole at Dogfest
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DogFest

The growth in this dog-focused festival is such that it now runs over three weekends in three glorious venues. Conceived to be as much fun for dogs as for their owners, DogFest has expanded rapidly […]

Waddesdon Manor with Christmas trees in a line out front
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Waddesdon Manor

Christmas in all its glory at the home of the Rothschild collection. An extended 20 minute long illuminated trail, 20 foot Christmas trees and over 80 chalet style market stalls bring in over one third […]

Young child playing on hay bales
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Starry Skies Family Camp

Festival fun outdoors for children and their grown-ups. Starry Skies provides a safe natural environment for children to adventure in, and plenty of after dark fun for parents. It has sustainability embedded at its core […]

Image of the marquee at Learnfest
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Learnfest

A breath of fresh air for corporates, learning in a festival style atmosphere in the Lake District. Forget stuffy conference set ups, the directors and managers from brands including Google and Bloomberg enjoy debates, workshops […]