SPIN London is the world's first urban focused bicycle festival, set to debut in East London this May!
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Set in the historic hotbed of consumer cool and street culture at The Old Truman Brewery in East London, SPIN London promises to be the hottest ticket the city and the UK has to offer for cycle enthusiasts, cycle traders & the general public
The Acoustic Festival of Britain offers four stages of unplugged and acoustic music covering live folk, rock, blues, guitar, country , bluegrass and a few legends. Unplugged & Acoustic music at its very best
The two-week long festival has been running since 1992. Initially the festival started, and amusingly the official website admits this, as a way to bring in visitors to the island of Saint Lucia at a time that was a low period for the tourism industry. Since then is has grown to become one of the main events on the Caribbean social calendar.
Although the event bills itself as a Jazzfestival, and Jazz musicians certainly play, it also includes Reggae, R&B, and World Music performers.
Photo România Festival is the most important photography festival in the Eastern Europe. Guests from 20 countries, renowned international photographers and more than 100.000 photography lovers gather in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, at the end of May.
THIS IS ONE OF THE MOST AMAZING LINEUPS OF ANY MODERN MUSIC FESTIVAL. ADD TO THAT THE BEST OF WINE, FOOD, COMEDY, AND A GREAT SHOWCASE OF LOCAL BANDS AND YOU HAVE A LITTLE SOMETHING KNOWN AS BOTTLEROCK!
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Not so much a festival as an annual competition, we thought that the Cooper's Hill Cheese Rolling is unique enough to warrant its own wiki page. The event takes place on Cooper's Hill, in the village of Brockworth in Cambridgeshire, during the May Bank Holiday. It involves precisely what it sounds like; large 7-8 pound wheels of Gloucestershire cheese are released down the hill, and contestants race after them. Whoever gets across the finish line first wins. It should be noted that the hill is very, very steep.
Austin Psych Fest is an independent annual three day festival held in Austin, Texas in late April/early May. It was established in 2008 and focuses on alternative musical genres, specifically psychedelic, experimental, noise, garage and drone.
The Austin Psych Fest 2014 line-up has yet to be announced, though tickets are currently on sale.
Festival organisers expect the 2014 line-up to be confirmed in Autumn 2013.
Cannes Film Festival is an annual awards and film festival which has been running since 1946. Similar to The Oscars, the event is heavily covered by the press, and is used for many as an indicator of upcoming films and features to see.
How to get into Cannes Film Festival
In terms of attendance, The festival is mostly reserved for film professionals and those working in the industry, making it an often invite-only or accredited press event.
If you want to get a film into the selection there are various options available too, read the following articles: