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June - Glastonbury Festival, England

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | Views [4868]

Location: Worthy Farm, Pilton, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England Dates: Last weekend in June Level of Participation: 3 – groove on down in wellie boots Description: Welcome to Glasto. The ... Read more >

Tags: england, glastonbury festival, uk, world festivals

April - World Marbles Championship, England

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 2 Mar 2011 | Views [3129] | Video

Location: The Greyhound, Tinsley Green, England Dates: Good Friday Level of Participation: 1 or 5 – if your thumb is in marble shape you can compete; otherwise, simply marvel at the marble maestros. Description: You probably played marbles ... Read more >

Tags: england, world festivals, world marbles championship

November - Bonfire Night, England

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 26 Oct 2010 | Views [2545] | Video

Location: High St, Lewes, East Sussex, England Dates: 5 November Level of Participation: 3 – warm your hands on the fire and don’t mention religion Description: Bonfire Night is a classically ... Read more >

Tags: bonfire night, england, travel-safety, uk, world festivals

September - Egremont Crab Fair, England

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 16 Aug 2009 | Views [1718] | Video

Location: Egremont, Cumbria, England Dates: Third Saturday in September Level of Participation: 4 – take the gurn challenge Description: This Cumbrian fest is one of the world’s oldest fairs, ... Read more >

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September - Horn Dance, England

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 16 Aug 2009 | Views [1616] | Video

Location: Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, England Dates: Wakes Monday (first Monday after the first Sunday after 4 September) Level of Participation: 2 – glimpse an 800-year-old pagan dance involving unwieldy antlers ... Read more >

Tags: england, horn dance, world festivals

August - Notting Hill Carnival, England

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 16 Jul 2009 | Views [1153] | Video

Location: Ladbroke Grove, Notting Hill, London, England Dates: Last Sunday and Monday in August Level of Participation: 3 – make a costume or float, or just wander along for some jerk chicken and a dance ... Read more >

Tags: england, notting hill carnival, world festivals

July - Womad, England

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 24 Jun 2009 | Views [3179]

Womad. Photo by [gentlebird], Flickr.com Location: Charlton Park, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England Dates: Last weekend in July Level of Participation: 3 – groove to the global beat Description: Established by World music aficionado and ... Read more >

Tags: england, womad, world festivals

June - Summer Solstice, England

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 18 May 2009 | Views [2213]

Location: Stonehenge, Wiltshire, England Dates: 21 June Level of Participation: 3 – stay up until sunrise Description: Summer solstice is a subject of much controversy. Having inspired ancient ... Read more >

Tags: england, summer solstice, uk, world festivals

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