There's plenty of festivals, carnivals and events happening around the UK and hopefully in an area near you! Find out more below...

Pumpkin patch at Thornton Hall Country Park

Hidden on the borders of North Yorkshire & Lancashire's countryside is the award-winning Thornton Hall Country Park. The perfect destination for farm fun, animal encounters, indoor/outdoor play areas and spooky entertainment this Halloween season!

Halloween and Pumpkin Picking Patch at Thornton Hall Country Park

12th - 31st October 2019

Do you think you are brave enough to take part in the farm park's grisly deeds such as bloody lamb and calf feeding, freaky animal petting and eerie egg collecting?

Salad at free from festival

Free From Festival is UK’s 1st Food Festival that focuses on people that are living their life 'free from' gluten, dairy or refined sugar. 

Their first event in Manchester will be taking place in a quirky venue, Fairfield Social Club, 5 minutes from Manchester Piccadilly Station on Saturday, the 19th of October from 11.30AM until 5.30PM.

Man skiing at the Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Festival

Join at the Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Festival, Battersea Evolution, October 24-27, 2019

The circular economy goes skiing, as brings sustainability to the winter sports industry at the UK's biggest annual ski and snowboard fest during the October half-term holidays.

You'll find our ‘start-up chalet' (OC23) in the Mountain Village, next to the fabulous Big Wheel, (and near the food) throughout this year's Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Festival.

Drinks at Nicholson's Fourth Annual Gin Festival

Nicholson’s Pubs across the UK will be putting a beer-related spin on their fourth annual gin festival by sharing gin creations from some of the UK’s leading breweries.

Woman at a Tinwood Estate Grape Harvest

Tinwood Estate has announced its grape harvest events for 2019. The Tinwood grape picking events are a unique, original and fun experience – perfect for every wine lover. This year’s harvest is set to be particularly significant, with experts already suggesting that 2019 will be a vintage year.

Man in costume at The National Wallace Monument's 150th Anniversary 

The National Wallace Monument has unveiled a day of celebrations to mark the visitor attraction’s 150 year anniversary since it officially opened to the public on September 11th 1869.

Stirling Provost, Christine Simpson will launch the anniversary day which will include song and dance performances from the local Monument School of Performing Arts, gripping battle stories from costumed soldiers and a guided archaeologist’s tour of the Abbey Craig, where the Battle of Stirling Bridge took place.

Activities at Arundel Castle

Sussex’s rich history will be revisited this August bank holiday, 24-26 August, as Arundel Castle enters a time warp for 12,000 Years of Combat. 

From the Stone Age to the Victorians and beyond, weapons and combat tactics from history will be put to the test in the ultimate who-would-win showdown! Falconry and medieval gunnery displays will thrill, while completely unchoreographed free fighting will show weapons of the past in action.

Totally Thames Festival Boat

Totally Thames 2019 has announced the incredible full programme of events for this year’s festival, exploring the environmental importance and the rich and varied cultural heritage of the capital’s river. Totally Thames encourages visitors from London and further afield to participate in artistic, historical and musical events in celebration of this iconic landmark.

Eco-friendly festivals!

Fancy a festival with green credentials next summer? Check out ethical cleaning company Bio-D’s list of the biggest and best eco-friendly festivals across the UK to add to your bucket list.

Sunrise Celebration

Taking place in Hertfordshire, Sunrise is an ethical living, organic arts and music festival that is all about being good to the earth, as well as being good to yourself.