Festivals UK calendar .. Your guide to fun 2022

If you are looking for an event to attend in the UK, then you should consider visiting one of the many festivals that happen throughout the year. There are festivals all over England, Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland.

The UK is home to some of the world’s best music festivals such as Alice’s Day and The Queen’s Birthday Tropping the Color.


  • Saint David’s Day , all over Wales
    1 March
    is known as the patron saint of Wales and all that the city has to offer is celebrated on this day. An unparalleled setting awaits, with Welsh flags dotted with red dragons on the streets, processions of daffodils, leeks and Saint David flags. The festive St David’s Day procession is usually held in the capital city of Cardiff. 
  • Glasgow Film Festival , Glasgow, Scotland
    2 – 13 March
    The UK’s fastest growing and third largest film festival, featuring more than 350 events, including screenings of new local and international films of all kinds, from blockbusters to art films. And the classics right up to the very popular ones.
  • Glasgow International Comedy Film Festival , Glasgow, Scotland 
    Dates to be confirmed later 
    This comedy event is the largest festival of its kind in Europe, and usually brings together a group of the most famous comedians and an elite group of emerging talents, who come from all over Britain and abroad to present their best shows in destinations Various scattered all over the city. 
    Event details for 2022 will be confirmed later. 
  • Cheltenham Festival , Gloucestershire, South West England 
    15-18 March
    The obstacle course, known as the National Hunting Race, is held near the captivating Regency-style town of Cheltenham, where the value of prizes offered during this race exceeds the value of the prizes offered during the Grand National. As soon as the tape is cut to mark the start of the first race, the cheers erupt from the grandstand, and the excitement continues to build until it reaches its climax with the Gold Cup awarding ceremonies on Friday, making the race one of the most important jumping events of all time. 
  • Saint Patrick’s Day , Northern Ireland and parts of Britain 
    17 March The feast of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland
    , is celebrated by reviving ancient customs including festivals, festive processions, carnivals and concerts in Northern Ireland and Britain, usually with a festive procession in London. Cardiff Half Marathon
  • Cardiff, South Wales 
    27 March 
    Runners race through the iconic spots of Cardiff City Centre, teeming with stunning landscapes and majestic historic buildings, from Cardiff Castle, through Millennium Stadium and Penarth Marina, the marina, before crossing the Cardiff barrage and racing in Cardiff Bay. , down to City Hall in Cardiff as a last stop. 


  • Gemini Regatta between Oxford and Cambridge , London, England 
    History to be confirmed later 
    The regatta, first launched in 1829, is one of the world’s oldest sporting events. In this unique sporting event, two powerful teams of athletes race against each other, as the race is watched along the banks of the Tideway between Putney and Mortlake in south London. 
  • Grand National Assembly Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool, NW England 
    7-9 April 
    One of the world’s most famous horse races, contestants split across two tracks of the Grand National Racecourse, over 30 fences and covering four and a half miles. This event coincides with the celebration of fashion lovers on International Women’s Day, which falls on April 8, in a colorful atmosphere
  • Highland Games in Scotland 
    Dates to be confirmed 
    each year in Scotland there is a festival with around 100 games and gatherings on the Highlands. It includes flute playing, sporting events and hill dancing. 
  • Saint George’s Day in England 
    April 23 
    England celebrates the feast of Saint George, its patron saint , with a range of activities, from festivals to “dragon hunting” games and medieval-inspired feasts. 
  • Cheltenham Jazz Festival , Gloucestershire, South West England 
    April 27 – May 2 
    Every year, the Cheltenham Jazz Festival marks the start of the summer season in Cheltenham, brought together by internationally acclaimed artists and jazz fans from around the world. 
  • Camp Good Life Festival , Flintshire, North Wales
    April 29 – May 1 
    The Good Live Festival is the brainchild of Ceres Matthews, Steve Abbott (Abu), Charlie and Carolyn Gladstone, who brought together the best of music, books, food and outdoor experiences. The Spring Festival, Camp Good Life, is a journey of fun and discovery for the whole family. Summer Camp Festival (inside the walled garden of Horden Castle), Camp Good Life Autumn and Camp Glen Day, all slated to take place in 2022. 
  • Liverpool Sound City Festival , Liverpool, North West England 
    Dates to be confirmed later
    Liverpool Sound City World Festival is an annual music festival with a weekend industry conference. The event welcomes international stars, local artists and industry figures. The festival has served as a stage for many early-stage stars, including Ed Sheeran, Alt J and Calvin Harris. 


  • Brighton Festival Brighton , South East England 
    7-29 May 
    Brighton is a destination that welcomes diversity, innovation and creative thinking, and its annual festival celebrates this pioneering spirit and experiential approach. This festival was launched in 1967 and is today one of the most distinguished art festivals in Europe. This event celebrates music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film, literature, debate and family, in an effort to make art accessible to all. This festival is held in several locations in Brighton and Hove.
  • FA Cup Final , Wembley Stadium, London, England 
    14 May 
    The FA Cup, the oldest domestic competition in world football, is one of the country’s most important sporting institutions. The long history of the competition, in addition to the prestige of the Cup Final, has become familiar to millions. 
  • Women’s FA Cup Final in football , Wembley Stadium 
    15 May 
    The FA Women’s Cup Final returns to Wembley and will take place on the same weekend as the FA Cup, for the first time in history. 
  • The Chelsea Flower Show , London 
    24 – 28 May 
    The Chelsea Flower Show is one of the most famous of the Royal Horticultural Society and is back with an unprecedented flower and horticultural show.

  • Hay Festival of Literature and Arts , Brecon Lighthouses, South Wales 
    26 May-5 June 
    Held annually in a tented village on the edge of Brecon Lighthouse National Park, the famous Hay Festival of Literature and Arts aims to bring together some of the world’s greatest contemporary writers and the most influential voices in the world. Literature and Arts. Speakers and artists who have previously participated in the event include Margaret Atwood, Ian McEwan, Chelsea Clinton, Michael Wolff, Jake Beg, Laura Mfula, David Williams, Simon Schama, David Olusuga, Rose McGowan, Dara O’Brien and more. 
  • Food Festival at Blenheim Palace , Oxfordshire, Central England 
    Dates to be confirmed later
    Oxfordshire’s largest food festival brings together food stalls, touring jazz musicians, children’s storytellers and an elite group of gourmets, under the roof of Blenheim Palace. The event was attended by illustrious chef Raymond Blanc and the winners of the Masterchef competition. 
  • Denbshire Ord Eastdfood Festival , Kilford Farm, Denbigh, North East Wales 
    30 May – 4 June 
    The Ord Eastdfood Festival is one of the most important youth festivals in Europe, with children and young people participating in many competitions, such as singing, dancing and performance. On the occasion of his 100th birthday this year, the whole family will be waiting for many exciting experiences at Eastdfood, from enjoying competitions to visiting different booths and exhibitions. 


  • Kazoo Derby , Epsom Downs Raceway, Surrey, South East England
  • 3 – 4 June 
    The world’s most famous flat race, in which riders and owners seek to win one of Britain’s greatest trophies, takes place on 4 June. On the day before, June 3, International Women’s Day is celebrated. In 2022, the event will be held as part of Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee Weekend Celebrations. 
  • The Queen’s Birthday Tropping the Color , London, England 
    2 June 
    The official annual celebration of the Queen’s birthday is called Tropping the Color or the Queen’s Birthday Parade, a colorful military parade featuring elegantly dressed officers and men ceremonial ceremonial, as well as a group of horses and musicians. The Queen attends this party which takes place at Horse Guards Parade off Whitehall Road in London. 
  • Marathon Hole Earth Man Horse RacingLanwerted Wells, Wales 
    June 11 
    Runners and riders race the annual 22-mile Man vs Horse marathon in the Welsh town of Lanwerted Wells. The race was born in 1980 after a pub owner overheard two customers discussing the pros and cons of the competition. Between humans and horses on rugged terrain. But no man could beat a horse before 2004. 
  • Royal Ascot , Berkshire, South East England 
    14-18 June 
    Royal Ascot has established itself as a national institution, one of Britain’s most important social events and one of the world’s top horse races. Blending tradition, fashion and elegance, it hosts around 30 races over five days. 
  • Isle of Wight Festival , Isle of Wight, Southern England 
    16-19 June
    Held on the famous island off the coast of southern England, this popular music festival has a rich musical history, revived by Bob Dylan in 1969 and Jimi Hendrix in 1970. The artists who took to the stage at this fantastic music festival include Noel Gallaghers High Flying Birds, George Ezra, And Bevy Clairo. 
  • Jane Austin Regency Week , Hampshire, Southern England 
    June 18-26 
    This nine-day festival revolves around Jane Austen. It takes place in the town of Alton and in the neighboring village of Shawton, which is home to the Jane Austen Home and Museum. The festival is bursting with Regency-style songs and music, offers dining experiences, panel discussions, guided tours and picnics, and hosts the famous Regency Bowl. 
  • The Royal Highland Show , Edinburgh, Scotland 
    23-26 June 
    One of Scotland’s most popular country events, the Royal Highland Show has established itself as one of the finest celebrations of agriculture, food and rural life in Europe. 
  • Round the Island Race , Isle of Wight, Southern England 
    , June 25
    The annual Round the Island Yachting Race, a one-day event around the Isle of Wight, is one of the largest yachting races in the world, usually attracting more than 1,700 boats and around 16,000 sailors. Racers from all over the world flock to this race and follow the 50-nautical-mile course that begins and ends in Cowes. 
  • Wimbledon Tennis Championships , London, England 
    June 27 – July 10 
    Wimbledon is arguably the most famous tennis tournament in the world. It was launched in 1877 and tickets sell out quickly and are in great demand. The tournament kicks off at the end of June and lasts for about two weeks or until all its activities have ended. The club organizes a public lottery (lottery) to sell tickets for stadiums 1 and 2 in advance. 
  • Taste of London , London, England 
    Dates to be confirmed later 
    Four days each summer, Regent’s Park turns into the perfect gourmet’s haven, with around 40 of the city’s best restaurants serving al fresco delicacies and 200 products offering a wide selection. One of the finest food and drinks from Britain and around the world. 
  • PrideInn Festival London , London, England 
    Dates to be confirmed later
    London hosts the huge Pride in London Festival in the summer, which usually concludes with a colorful carnival, music, decorated carriages and dances.
  • Edinburgh International Film Festival , Edinburgh, Scotland 
    Dates to be confirmed 
    Established in 1947, the famous film festival discovered and promoted the best international films and advocated for changes in the global film industry. This festival highlights the most distinguished and innovative new cinematic talents and combines the captivating atmosphere of the red carpet with exceptional cinematic discoveries and a dedicated audience. 


  • Formula 1 British Grand Prix , Silverstone, Central England 
    July 1-3 
    The Silverstone Grand Prix is ​​one of the most important British motorsports races. . The average cornering speed is higher than at any other championship course.
  • Alice’s Day , Oxford, England 
    2 July 
    Oxford hosts annual celebrations based on Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland on the first Saturday in July. Dress up as your favorite character at The Story Museum, learn about the history of this novel, and discover the landmarks of the city that inspired Lewis Carroll to create this classic children’s tale. Details of the event, which will be held in 2022, will be confirmed later. 
  • Air Show in Wales , Swansea, Wales 
    2-3 July 
    This five-mile show can be seen along Swansea Bay and offers stunning views of the air shows by some of the world’s best military and civilian airshow teams. This event included an interactive military village, kiosks, children’s entertainment programs, an exhibition, and much more in recent years.
  • The Royal Horticultural Society’s Flower Show at Hampton Court , Surrey, South East England 
    4-10 July 
    The world’s largest annual flower fair and a haven for plant lovers, it will head again in 2022 with landscaped gardens and breathtaking flower displays. 
  • The Open , St Andrews, Scotland 
    11-17 July 
    The Great Championship of golf, often referred to as the Open or the British Open, will take place at the world-famous Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland in 2022, to celebrate 150 years of… kickoff. 
  • Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival
    15-24 July
    Hosting some of the best international talent in both genres, the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival runs over ten days in the summer and is packed with music and songs of all kinds. 
  • Bristol Harbor Festival
    Dates to be confirmed The 
    Bristol Harbor Festival will take place over the weekend of 2022 with music, markets and fun sea shows in historic Bristol Harbour, to celebrate its 50th anniversary. Previous festivals have included live performances, artists, musicians, circuses, children’s events, dancers, food markets and kiosks. Dhows at sea provide a captivating backdrop for activities. 
  • Wales Royal Show , Yllnloyd, Powys, Central Wales 
    18-21 July
    The Royal Wales Show is one of Britain’s most important agricultural events, and extends over four days, during which competitions are held for livestock and a wide range of activities including forestry, gardening, handicrafts, entertainment programmes, attractions, shows, country sports and shopping experiences. 
  • The Royal Horticultural Society’s Flower Show in Tatton Park , Cheshire, North West England 
    20-24 July 
    An ideal destination for plant enthusiasts, this fair takes place in the classic historic Tatton Park with its stunning landscaped gardens and captivating flower displays. 
  • Northern Pride , Newcastle, North East England 
    July 22-24
    One of the largest and most diverse free events in the Northeast, this annual celebration begins with a walk through Newcastle and concludes with a day full of music, educational performances, fun activities and festivities. 
  • Qatar Glorious Goodwood Festival , West Sussex, Southern England 
    26-30 July 
    This small and elegant horse-racing event takes place every year at the Earl of March’s grounds in his country house near Chichester. It features unobstructed races and allows visitors to stroll and enjoy jazz During the night and see the celebrities. 
  • Camp Festival , Lulworth Palace, Dorset, South West England 
    July 28-31
    This colourful, family-friendly, four-day festival is packed with live music and DJs, a roller skating rink, and costumes are encouraged. The list of bands that have revived the festival in recent years has included The Cure, Rodimental and Hot Chip. 
  • Edinburgh Arts Festival , Edinburgh, Scotland 
    July 28 – August 28 
    The Edinburgh Arts Festival is Britain’s largest annual celebration of the visual arts, hosting a diverse and vibrant array of exhibitions and events in the city’s galleries and museums. 
  • Cowes Week , Isle of Wight, Southern England 
    July 30 – August 6 
    Cowes Week is one of the most important sailing events, bringing together the most prominent sailing stars from around the world, with more than 8000 sailors competing on board more than 1,000 yachts.
  • Buckingham Palace open to the public during the summer , London, England 
    July-September (dates to be confirmed) 
    Discover the palace’s most luxuriously furnished rooms, where the Queen and members of the royal family host their guests and hold special events during national, festive and official occasions Treat your eyes to the most exquisite treasures from the Royal Collection. 
  • BBC Proms Concerts at the Royal Albert Hall, London, England 
    during the summer (dates to be confirmed)
    Proms Concerts run over eight weeks during the summer and include a range of daily classical concerts and other events annually, often at the Royal Albert Hall. This festival was held for the first time in the year 1895, and is divided into several seasons. Each season consists of more than 70 festivals, with a wide range of classical music that suits all tastes at reasonable prices in a relaxed atmosphere. The BBC Proms Concerts go to Hyde Park for their famous closing party. 


  • The Brighton Festival , Brighton, South East England 
    5-7 August
    The special Brighton Festival kicks off with a festive parade that celebrates the brotherhood and strong bonds of the people of Brighton and Hove with each other, followed by the Fabulouso Show in Hyde Park where a number of famous artists perform and entertain the crowd, and in previous years has hosted major stars such as Britney Spears, and Kylie Minogue, and Jess Glenn. The festival also includes tent dances, a café, a gallery, a family space and a market. In addition, the Pride Village Party takes place on St. James Street and the Marine Parade departs from the city’s famous waterfront, and don’t forget the host of magical shows and comedy events that take place at Pride at the Ironworks.
  • Royal Edinburgh Military Music Show , Edinburgh, Scotland 
    5-27 August 
    The famous Tatu Military Music Festival in Edinburgh presents outstanding singing, dancing and demanding performances by bands such as Massed Pipes and Drums and MASD Military Band, as well as cultural bands and artists, with a solo oboeist performing the beginning of a very touching song in front of the stunning Edinburgh Castle. The annual Tatu Festival is also considered every year as a “global gathering” and highlights the talents of artists and performers from all over the world. It is worth noting that each show is different from the other and revolves around a unique theme unlike previous years, where the focus has been lately on nature, creativity and homecoming. 
  • Edinburgh Fringe Festival , Edinburgh, Scotland 
    5–29 August
    The largest art festival in the world is held in the capital of Scotland annually in the month of August, where thousands of performers present different shows to satisfy all tastes at hundreds of theaters spread throughout the city. International artists in the world of entertainment sign their names on a range of performances presented during the festival, as well as emerging artists seeking to build a successful artistic career. Attendees will have the opportunity to choose from a variety of performances, from theatre, comedy and dance, to circus shows and children’s shows, to expressive theatrical performances, musicals, operas and songs, not to mention poetry, exhibitions and events. 
  • Eroica Britain , Goodwood, Central England 
    , 6-7 August
    The unique two-day cycling festival brings together cyclists from all over the world who use vintage equipment and ride pre-1987 bikes. 2022 will also see the race take place for the first time in Goodwood in the heart of Sussex. Contestants will set out on the new track amidst lush vineyards, pass by beaches that sing of golden sand, and pass villages decorated with picturesque traditional homes, while the destination where the festival is held offers a range of entertainment activities that include races within small rinks and various competitions. 
  • Leeds Pride Festival , Yorkshire, Northern England 
    August 7
    The unique Leeds Festival is one of the largest events of its kind in Yorkshire, and we advise everyone not to miss the opportunity to participate in it! In recent years, the city has transformed into a vibrant destination with a wide range of performances taking place in Millennium Square, massive parades that roamed the streets of Leeds city centre, as well as celebrations that continued into the early hours of the morning. 
  • Kenrin Show , Auckland Castle, County Durham, North East England 
    Dates to be confirmed
    This summer, Auckland Castle will host the open-air Kinrin Show that sheds light on Britain’s rich history dating back more than 2,000 years, from the Roman era to pre-WWII. The show will take viewers into a 90-minute experience of epic stories told by professionally trained volunteers who use fireworks, various lighting techniques and water effects to bring the story to life, on a 7-and-a-half-acre theater. 
  • Bristol International Balloon Festival , Bristol, South West England 
    Dates to be confirmed later
    This outdoor festival takes place annually in the Ashton Court Estate and is considered the largest festival of its kind in Europe as a whole. Visitors cannot overlook the sight of more than 100 balloons collectively rising into the sky as well as the spectacular fireworks displays launched after sunset, and they will also enjoy an unparalleled afternoon tea experience. This party spans over four days full of fun that the whole family will love. 
  • Edinburgh International Book Festival , Edinburgh, Scotland 
    August 13-19
    The Edinburgh International Book Festival program offers more than 800 events, featuring emerging fairy tale writers and Nobel Prize winners, as well as events for children and young adults featuring top writers and illustrators. The International Book Festival is the perfect destination for readers to meet their favorite authors through author events, interactive workshops, panel discussions and book signings. 
  • Creamfields Festival , Liverpool, NW England 
    25-28 August
    This amazing festival is a popular dance and music festival that takes place every year near Warrington and highlights a range of DJs and A-list artists who perform all kinds of music, from dance music and house to trans and drums, to bass and grime. 2022 also marks the festival’s silver jubilee, so the program is sure to exceed all expectations. 
  • Reading Festival and Leeds Festival , England 
    August 26-28 
    This is Britain’s premier rock festival with world-class performances performed exclusively at these two venues and spans three days, with 100,000 people participating in Reading and more than 80,000 people in Leeds from They yearn to hear from international rock stars. Among the most prominent stars who have taken over these theaters in previous years, we mention Kings of Leon and Kendrick Lamar.
  • The World Bog Diving Championships Lanwerted Wells, Central Wales 
    28 August 
    One of Britain’s strangest sports, as a number of competitors swim in two water-filled trenches in succession, and the one with the shortest time wins. The competitions take place annually in Lanwerted Wells in Central Wales, and attract visitors from all over the world. The destination features food and drink stalls, crafts and live music performances, as well as a beer and cider lounge, making it the perfect place to enjoy a special day even For people who don’t like this sport. 
  • Notting Hill Carnival , London, England 
    August 28-29
    The popular and free London Caribbean Festival is Europe’s biggest street festival, featuring the most amazing music, whimsical giant bouffants and mind-blowing costumes. Enjoy all kinds of music, from traditional drumming, soca and calypso, to D&B, R&B and reggae playing from loudspeakers and moving blows. Local bands and international artists perform live music from all over the world, and the festival features hundreds of booths that serve up Caribbean delicacies. 
  • Ride Festival London , Surrey, South East London 
    Dates to be confirmed later
    Founded by the Mayor of London and units of the municipality in 2013, this world cycling festival, formerly known as Prudential Ride London, aims to encourage as many people as possible to cycle more frequently and in safer ways. TfL expects that tens of thousands of spectators and participants each year will commit to cycling regularly after attending the event. This unique closed road event offers a free and fun ride for the whole family in central London, and attendees will be thrilled to witness the world’s best professional cycling race. 


  • Spirit of Speyside Festival: Distilled Food and Drink , Speyside, Scotland 
    September 2-3 
    This festival consists of four events featuring the most delicious Scotch whiskeys, gins and local produce in an inspiring, vibrant and distinctly Scottish atmosphere. Discover the passion behind the best food and drinks in the region
  • Braemar Gathering , Aberdeenshire, Northern Scotland 
    3 Sep 6 Sep 
    Hear from professional flute players and watch the incredible performances of Highland Dancers, or discover the toughness of the world-class off-road runners and athletes who will take part in upcoming highly skilled events. Soak up the modern atmosphere of Scotland while listening to live music and learning about high-quality arts and crafts, or sampling local food and drinks at one of the Queen’s most loved annual events.
  • Jane Austen Festival , Bath, South West England 
    September 9-18 
    Don’t miss out on Bath during the annual Jane Austen Festival for a truly royal experience. Walk Jane Austen fans through the festive opening ceremony at the Grand Regency Parade, dressed in the fashion of the era. In recent years, the festival has included elegant guided walking tours, day trips and interesting talks, in addition to concerts, workshops and dance classes. 
  • Heritage Open Days , all over England 
    September 9-18
    Heritage Open Days celebrate England’s culture and stunning architecture, with sites normally closed to the public or with entrance fees to open free of charge to guests. Many buildings dating back to multiple eras and were built in different architectural styles and for a variety of purposes open their doors in September free of charge to the public, in a celebration held once a year, and aims to give everyone the opportunity to explore architectural masterpieces and participate in a bouquet of tours, events and activities that Reviving the country’s ancient history and culture. 
  • Proms Closing Concert and BBC Proms Concerts in Hyde Park , Royal Albert Hall and Hyde Park, London 
    Dates to be confirmed
    Don’t miss the chance to take part in the closing gala of BBC Proms, the largest classical music festival of all time, while enjoying the ultimate British cultural experience. This legendary night marks the end of the 8-week summer season with daily classical concerts taking place across London. Final Proms Party Cards are subject to availability and in high demand, so start planning ahead to get them. The Proms Final will feature the BBC Proms event in Hyde Park, London. 
  • The Ironman Race of Wales , Pembrokeshire, West Wales 
    11 September 
    is an amazing track and considered by many to be one of the most challenging races in the world, with a track full of beautiful sights, most notably gorgeous beaches and medieval castles. 
  • Great Northern Race, Newcastle and Gateshead, North East England 
    A host of special activities for professional and novice athletes have been added to the Great Northern Race in the past few years. The race starts from the city centre, passes a number of famous landmarks and ends at the seashore. 
  • Roald Dahl Day , Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, South East England 
    September 13 
    Roald Dahl Day falls each year on September 13, the birthday of this famous storyteller. To mark this occasion, a range of activities and events are held at the Roald Dahl Museum and the Storytelling Centre. In his village of Great Missenden. 
  • British Science Festival , Chelmsford, southern England 
    September 13-17
    The British Science Society holds the British Science Festival annually to highlight the most prominent British scientists. The five-day festival includes lectures and debates for adults, hand-crafted activities for school students and families, as well as comedy and theater performances and exhibitions. 
  • Tweed Love Cycling Festival , Tweed Valley, Scottish Borders, Scotland 
    Dates to be confirmed later 
    Britain’s fastest growing cycling race takes place annually in the picturesque Tweed Valley. The race in the past years has been divided into three major races, while in 2021 the focus has been on the Faleloya Track, the King and Queen of Off-Road Race and the new summer enduro race. A single contestant can participate in the three races mentioned above in a challenge known as the Triple Crown. 
  • London Fashion Week , London, England
    Dates to be confirmed later 
    London Fashion Week is one of the most prominent events in the fashion world, where the most important international designers gather to showcase their latest collections, during carefully selected fashion shows and interviews. Visitors can also shop from the most important international brands and enjoy live shows of the latest fashion. 
  • York Food and Drink Festival , York, North England 
    Dates to be confirmed later 
    The York Festival celebrates the finest local and regional food and drinks, and is considered one of Britain’s largest food festivals. In the past years, the festival has hosted a wide range of day and night events, from tastings of grapes and food, to cooking demonstrations and handicraft workshops in some of the city’s most iconic buildings. 
  • London Design Festival , London, England 
    September 17-25
    This colorful annual festival has celebrated London as the design capital of the world since 2003 and the event will celebrate its 20th edition in 2022. The festival showcases the work of contemporary designers, engineers and artists as well as mega-scale sculptures and hosts events across the city. 
  • Birmingham Pride , Birmingham, Central England 
    September 24-25, England 
    ‘s second largest city, hosts its annual festival celebrating excellence and diversity. 
  • Blackpool Illuminations Festival , Lancashire, North West England 
    Dates to be confirmed later
    This Festival of Lights has been an integral part of Blackpool’s attractions since 1879. The Festival of Lights complements traditional lighting and hosts contemporary entertainment of lights and arts. Typically, the illuminations coincide with a festival weekend that hosts celebrities, lighting shows and the Lightpool Festival, as well as a walking path that connects Blackpool’s most famous buildings and history through illuminated art installations. 
  • Bristol Open Doors Festival , Bristol, South West England 
    Dates to be confirmed later
    This annual weekend event offers the opportunity to visit over 100 historic buildings and attractions, most of which are off-limits on normal days. A charitable organization bearing the name of the Architecture Center organizes this celebration, and offers a range of must-attend events that must be booked in advance, including tours, panel discussions, and walks, as well as unique experiences that introduce visitors to the history of the city. 


  • London Marathon , London, England 
    October 2 
    The Virgin Money London Marathon is an exceptional event that will amaze both runners and spectators as it presents not only a great physical challenge, but is also the largest fundraising event around the world, It is also one of the six best marathons that make up the world marathon.
  • Cheltenham Festival of Literature , Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, West of England 
    Dates to be confirmed later 
    This 73rd edition of the literature festival kicks off in 2022 and will see the release of a number of important books, as well as panel discussions and workshops as well as a variety of presentations on various topics such as history and politics Sports, food and fashion. 
  • Iris Prize , Cardiff, South Wales 
    Dates to be confirmed 
    This six-day festival features a selection of short films competing for the Iris Prize for Best British Film. 
  • Conqueror World Championships , Northamptonshire, Central England *Featured* 
    Dates to be confirmed
    Conqueror games have been a popular pastime with British schoolchildren for decades. This game follows very simple rules. Each player carries a conker fruit tied with a rope and tries to hit his opponent’s fruit with it by swinging with the aim of breaking it, and whoever breaks his opponent’s fruit first wins. The World Conker Championships take place at Village Green in Ashton, Peterborough, with participants striving for the title of King or Queen of Conker. 
  • BFI London Film Festival , South Bank, London, England 
    Dates to be confirmed later
    In 2022, London will host the 66th annual film festival organized with the British Film Institute. Previous events screened more than 300 films, documentaries and short films in the capital from nearly 50 countries, most notably the best international new films and exclusive interviews with directors and actors. Previous celebrity guests have included Nicole Kidman, Amy Adams, Casey Affleck, Sigourney Weaver, Liam Neeson and director Tom Ford. 


  • Bonfire night, all over Britain 
    november 5
    The British night sky is lit up with bonfires and fireworks to celebrate Guy Fawkes’ Night. An exceptional British tradition, the Fireworks Evening or Guy Fawsk’s Day celebrates the thwarting of the notorious Gunpowder Plot, a plan to blow up both Houses of Parliament on November 5, 1605. The evening is celebrated all over Britain and most towns and cities host festivities Evenings around fireplaces. 
  • Feast of St. Andrews , across Scotland 
    November 30 
    The country hosts events celebrating St Andrews, the patron saint of Scotland. In the past, they have included some historical Scottish attractions that offer free admission all day. 
  • London Jazz Festival , London, England 
    Dates to be confirmed later
    The London Jazz Festival hosts international artists and rising stars as well as back-to-back concerts, workshops, discussions, masterclasses and free events across London. A number of high-profile events will be held at the South Bank Centre. 
  • Winter Wonderland Festival in Hyde Park , London, England 
    Dates to be confirmed later 
    The extraordinary Winter Wonderland Festival for families returns to Hyde Park in London and hosts highlights, an observation wheel and a huge Christmas market. The Winter Wonderland Festival includes fun rides for the little ones along with the rink. 
  • Long Late Light Festival , Longleat, Wiltshire, West England 
    Dates to be confirmed 
    This festive outdoor light festival features hundreds of characters and illuminated scenes that transform the venue into a winter wonderland; It boasts a new theme every year.
  • Bath Film Festival , Bath, South West England 
    Dates confirmed later 
    Immerse yourself in the fantastic halls with screenings of documentaries, F-rated films and talks with directors, producers and stars. 
  • Kendle Mountain Festival , Cumbria, North West England 
    Dates to be confirmed 
    The world’s largest mountain festival, celebrates films, outdoor sports, literature, art and myth with the hope of inspiring people to explore, enjoy the mountains and the wilderness. The mountain film competition is the highlight of the event, with participants vying for the grand prize. 
  • Leeds International Film Festival , Yorkshire, Northern England 
    Dates to be confirmed later
    The Leeds International Film Festival is one of the UK’s largest film events and showcases an impressive selection of the best new and classic films from around the world. Every year, fans are invited to brave the chilly autumn weather and enjoy cinema at some of the city’s most famous places, including Leeds Town Hall, The Hyde Park Picture House and Afriman Leeds. 


  • Great Christmas Pudding Race – London and Brighton, England *Quirky* 
    Dates to be confirmed 
    Teams race around a 150-metre track where Christmas pudding is carried on flimsy paperboard and is considered the strangest race of all time. They should move inflatable slides, flour-filled balloons, jets of foam and fluffy poles. To complicate matters further, they will do all of this in fancy dress. 
  • Christmas at Kew , London, England 
    Dates to be confirmed later 
    Immerse yourself in the Christmas vibe as Kew’s back gardens form and experience a wonderful evening and festive atmosphere each year. Past highlights include a fire garden, massive lit trees and an exceptional Palm House lighting show. 
  • Newcastle Gateshead Winter Festival New Year’s Eve Carnival, Newcastle Gateshead, North West England 
    Dates to be confirmed later 
    During the annual winter carnival on New Year’s Eve, the Snow Queen in Newcastle and her entourage of participants from the local community roam the streets of Newcastle and the carnival ends with an early fireworks display from the evening. 
  • New Year’s Eve , all over Scotland 
    December 30 – January 1 
    Scotland’s New Year’s Eve is splendidly celebrated all over the country. New Year’s Eve celebrations in Scotland include fireworks displays, outdoor concerts and folk parties.

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