Festival

Queens Yard Summer Party expands to two day festival across 20 venues at Hackney Wick in 2019

Queens Yard Summer Party is expanding to a two day festival in 2019 and promises to be a perfect way to explore a vast array of music, arts, culture and gastro food and drink without having to tussle with tents, manage mud or wrestle with the weather.

Friends in a boat at Queens Yard Summer Party

Dogstival – a new boutique festival for dogs and dog lovers

New for 2019! Reward your dog with their best day out ever at Dogstival, an exciting new, boutique-style festival taking place 18th and 19th May 2019 in doggy paradise, the New Forest. Set in the stunning surroundings of the Pylewell Park Estate, Dogstival will be hosted by Chris Packham - local resident, TV presenter, renowned dog lover and recent recipient of a CBE in the 2019 Honour List - and promises all the ingredients for a fabulous day out for you and your four-legged family member.

Dog at Dogstival

Amazing line-up of music planned for Coastival

Music lovers are in for a treat during this year's Coastival festival in Scarborough with soul funk band Smoove & Turrell and jazz musician Dennis Rollins with the Mark Gordon Trio, to appear.

Organisers have lined up a full and varied programme of live music and DJ sets when the festival is held from 22nd to 24th February.

Headline act will be Smoove & Turrell, the popular Newcastle soul and funk band who will top the bill at an evening of music onCoastival Saturday at Scarborough Spa's Ocean Room from 7pm.

Coastival band

Annual Harvest Festival returns to Bowhill

Taking on a farming and forestry theme for 2018, The Harvest Festival at Bowhill will take place on Sunday 30 September between 11am-4pm – celebrating the last day of its visitor season.

Throughout the day, visitors can enjoy a fun-packed schedule including woodturning with the onsite specialist and learn about horse logging through demonstrations.

Annual Harvest Festival returns to Bowhill

Commemorate war Heroes at Highclere Castle

Highclere Castle will host a weekend dedicated to the commemoration of the First World War and to fundraise for those who have served and serve today, following the discovery of wreckages in the grounds.

On 8th and 9th September Highclere Castle will welcome several thousand visitors to engage and raise money for UK and other countries’ veterans and charities including Combat Stress, RBL,  MSF, The Royal British Legion and homeless charities including Launchpad. 

Brand New Acts Announced For CarFest 2018 Lineup

The unmissable family festival is back for its seventh year this summer. Final tickets for CarFest North and South 2018 are now on sale - http://www.carfest.org/ticket-information

An exclusive performance by CarFest’s very own Supergroup headed up by Kaiser Chiefs’ frontman Ricky Wilson including Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Gary Kemp and The Feeling

On top of this, an exclusive line up of the country’s best chefs including James Martin, Joe Wicks (The Body Coach) and Raymond Blanc