A selection of articles by tag UK

Dunmow Flitch Trials, Essex, UK
July 13 Tabard's Lay - Great Dunmow, Essex, UK The origins of this tradition date back to 1104 when, according to one version, the Augustinian monastery of Little Dunmow was founded. Other sources suggest that the first trials were established by the lord of the manor of Dunmow, Robert Fitzwalter, sometime in the 13th century
Lymington Seafood Festival, UK
July 12 - July 14 Imagine an idyllic place where endless landscapes meet the salty sea spray, and the aromas of freshly caught seafood fill the air. This is exactly what the Lymington Seafood Festival is like, one of the brightest gastronomic celebrations on the South Coast of England. Held every summer in the picturesque town of Lymington, this festival will take place from July 12 to July 14 in 2024
Henley Festival, Henley-on-Thames, UK
July 10 – July 14 Henley Bridge, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, UK In July 2024, the picturesque town of Henley-on-Thames in Oxfordshire will host one of the most prestigious and grand events in the UK's social calendar - the Henley Festival
Ealing Beer Festival, London
July 10 – July 13 Walpole Park, Mattock Lane, London, UK Summer is the perfect time for lovers of the amber drink, as refreshing with a frothy beer on hot days is delightful. There's no better place for this than the Ealing Beer Festival! From July 10 to 13, 2024, Walpole Park in the London borough of Ealing will transform into a beer Mecca, gathering craft beer enthusiasts from around the world under its green canopy
National Theatre River Stage, London
July 5 - July 28 National Theatre River Stage, Upper Ground, London, United Kingdom The National Theatre River Stage is the largest free outdoor arts festival in the capital of the United Kingdom. It originated in 2012 as an initiative of the National Theatre of Great Britain with the aim of making theatrical art more accessible to a wide audience
Tynwald Day, Isle of Man, UK
July 5 Tynwald Day is the national holiday of the Isle of Man, which dates back more than 1000 years to when the Vikings settled on this picturesque island in the Irish Sea. This celebration is deeply intertwined with the ancient history and cultural traditions of the local people. The name "Tynwald" derives from the Old Norse "Þingvǫllr," meaning "assembly field." In those times, Vikings gathered on a hill near present-day St
Wimbledon Tennis Championship, Wimbledon, London, UK
July 1 - July 14 July in London is the time when all eyes turn to the grass courts of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon. The oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament in the world, The Championships, Wimbledon opens its doors to the best athletes on the planet. History and Traditions of Wimbledon Wimbledon 2024 will be the 137th tournament organized by the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Isle of Wight Festival, Newport, United Kingdom
June 20-23 The Isle of Wight Festival is one of the oldest and most legendary music events in the UK, with a rich history. The first festival was held in 1968 and attracted over 150,000 spectators from all over Europe. On stage, stars like Jefferson Airplane, Artie Shaw, John Halliman, and other rock icons of the era performed. In 1970, the festival became the largest in history, gathering an incredible 600,000 people
Royal Ceremony Trooping the Colour, London, United Kingdom
June 15 Trooping the Colour is one of the most spectacular and formal ceremonies in the British calendar. This annual parade celebrates the official birthday of the reigning monarch
Download Festival, Donington Park, UK
June 14-16 The time of year is approaching when metalheads and rockers from all over begin to flock to the former Donington Park estate near Coventry. The reason? Download Festival – one of the world's largest rock festivals, gathering tens of thousands of heavy music fans. This year, the event will take place from June 14 to 16, 2024, and will be the culmination of the metal festival season
Blenheim Palace Flower Show
June 21 - June 23 Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxford, UK Every June, a truly magical spectacle unfolds in the Oxfordshire countryside – the Blenheim Palace Flower Show. This grand horticultural show, held on the grounds of one of England's most famous residences, has been enchanting visitors for centuries with its incredible variety of colors and forms
Isle of Wight Festival, UK
June 20 - June 23 Seaclose Park, Newport, Isle of Wight, UK From June 20 to 23, 2024, the picturesque Isle of Wight in the UK will host one of the most vibrant and large-scale musical events of the year - the legendary Isle of Wight Festival. This grand open-air event will be a true celebration for music lovers from around the world. History of Incredible Musical Traditions The Isle of Wight Festival has a rich history that began in 1968