Carnival

Boomtown Fair

BoomTown Fair is a UK festival that takes place in August. It features 4 days of live music and art event that offers an array of fringe comedy and theatre. The festival has an ongoing theme surrounding the "legend" of the festival. A lot of effort goes into the decorations, and fancy dress is encouraged, adding to the vibe of the festival. The festival is divided into various 'districts', each with its own camping ground.

Location: 
The Bowl, Matterley Estate, Hampshire.
Cost: 
Depends on tier.
Capacity: 
Unknown

Newcastle Vegan Festival

After the amazing success of last year’s vegan festival in Newcastle upon Tyne. We’re delighted to be bringing it back this summer on Saturday 4th July 2015; the festival will attract thousands of people from all over the UK! Last year the festival was backed by many celebrities such as Joanna Lumley, heather Mills and footballer Neil Robinson.

Location: 
The Assembly Rooms NE1 5XU Newcastle City Centre
Cost: 
from £1
Capacity: 

Twinwood Festival

If swing's your thing and you love to dance to the tap of heels and the upbeat blares of brass like horns and sax, then head down to the Twinwood festival to relax. This festivals groove is all about the way you move, how you dance and twirl, so if you got a craving for that old time music you can't miss out on the festivities.

The festival is set in an abandoned air base, and includes air shows by vintage air crafts.

Cost: 
£83 Weekend ticket + £40 camping

The Willow

The Willow Music Festival is a free 3-day music festival which takes place in Peterborough, UK in July. Willow returned in July 2012 after a nine year hiatus and looks to be a permanent fixture on Peterborough's calendar from now on.

Line-up

2013 Line-up

The Willow Festival 2013 featured performances from Aladdinsane, Backlash Blues Band and A Great Notion.

Location: 
Peterborough, UK
Cost: 
Free
Capacity: 
60,000

Bookstock Street Party

Bookstock is a street party which aims to bring a little festival spirit to Shoreditch on Every August Bank Holiday Sunday.

2012 Details

Acts confirmed include Dub Pistols, We Were Evergreen, Mark Archer, Bikini Beach Band, Chupacabra DJs, DJ and blogger Reverend Milo Speedwagon and many more

Celebrate the last bank holiday of 2012 with a whole day dedicated to music, dancing, dressing up, games, great food and flowing booze – and a whole lot of festival fun besides.

Location: 
Leonard Street, Shoreditch, London
Cost: 
FREE

Laya Healthcare Street Performance World Championship

The Street Performance World Championship is a competition event and free festival, which bring the best best jugglers, acrobats, contortionists and magicians in world to Ireland to compete for the title of Street Performance World Champion.

2012 details and line-up

This year's 7th annual Street Performance World Championship is returning to Cork and Dublin for it's 4th year in a row.

Capacity: 
Attendance of over 240,000 in 2011.