Friday 14 June 2024

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Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival

Falmouth Falmouth, Cornwall, United Kingdom

Falmouth Sea Shanty Festival takes place across the whole town in a variety of venues. From cosy pubs to professionally engineered main stages, street corners to parish churches

Petherton FolkFest

The David Hall Roundwell Street, South Petherton, Somerset, United Kingdom

A one day free folk festival in the beautiful village of South Petherton in Somerset .

Golowan Festival

Penzance Penzance, Cornwall, United Kingdom

"An annual community festival in Penzance, Cornwall. Celebrating traditions, dance, music and merriment! Culminating on the infamous Mazey Day. Today’s Golowan festival, created in 1991, brings back to life many of the traditions and practices recorded in Penzance during midsummer celebrations centuries."

Glastonbury

Worthy Farm Worthy Farm, Pilton, Nr Shepton Mallet, Somerset, United Kingdom

The granddaddy of them all, 2000,000 revellers descend on Worthy Farm every year. tickets sell out in a blink of an eye and you'll either get soaked or sunburnt.

New Forest Folk Festival

Powells Farm Salisbury Road, Plaitford, Romsey, Hampshire, United Kingdom

"Already labelled as one of the friendliest festivals, it’s small, intimate and run by Nick, Keith, Helen and their families on their farm."

Frome Festival

Frome Frome, Somerset, United Kingdom

"From big music and comedy nights to family shows in the park, arts exhibitions to community performances and much more, there’s something for everyone in our annual programme of events."

2000 Trees

Upcote Farm Upcote Farm, Withington, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

"Trees is more than an event. It’s a family gathering based on positive community values. A sense of community, common culture, kinship and collective wellbeing. Music is the foundation for these positive values. Music brings this extended family together, giving everyone a powerful and vivid shared experience. This experience lingers long after the festival is […]

Priddy Folk Festival

Priddy Somerset, United Kingdom

"Located in the heart of a lovely Somerset village, the Priddy Folk Festival promises an ambitious and exciting programme of ticketed events as well as our free Fringe, children and dance festivals each year. Add a great selection of food and drink stalls, camping and a really friendly vibe, and you will find yourself wanting […]

Tropical Pressure Festival

Mount Pleasant Eco Park Chapel Hill, Porthtowan, Cornwall, United Kingdom

"Tropical Pressure takes place at Mount Pleasant Eco Park; a beautiful, safe and grassy farm overlooking the sea at Porthtowan, on the North Cornish coast. The perfect spot to unwind for the weekend, you can even take a free hourly shuttle bus to the beach - if you can tear yourself away from the live […]

Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival

Tolpuddle Villge Tolpuddle, Dorset, United Kingdom

"There has been an annual gathering to mark the story of the Tolpuddle Martyrs since 1930s. It began as a Sunday afternoon event with wreaths laid on the grave of James Hammett, followed by a procession of banners and speeches. Today, the annual event sees thousands of trade unionists from around the UK and the […]

Camp Bestival Dorset

Lulworth Castle East Lulworth, Wareham, Dorset, United Kingdom

The Dorset edition of Camp Bestival, the ther one is in Shropshire. 6 x Winner Best Family Festival - UK Festival Awards

WOMAD

Charlton Park Charlton Park, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, United Kingdom

"WOMAD stands for the 'World of Music, Arts and Dance'. It gives its name to the internationally established festival bringing together artists from all over the globe. As well as presenting and celebrating the huge array of art forms the planet has to offer, a central aim of WOMAD’s many festivals is to promote cross-cultural […]