Panama Cathedral, Sal Felipe Old Quarter

Panama 500 : 500 Years of Panama City

August 15 - September 1
In 1519, Panama City was founded by the Spanish Conquistador Pedro Arias de Avila. This year the city is celebrating its anniversary with Panama 500...
Whitby Folk Week

Whitby Folk Week 2019, Yorkshire

August 17 - August 23
Wish you could dance, sing or play an instrument, but don’t know where to start? Whitby Folk Week this August may be just what you’re looking for. There are more...
A Taste of Donegal

A Taste of Donegal 2019, Ireland

August 23 - August 25
Billed as the biggest food festival in North West Ireland, A Taste of Donegal will feature more than 130 food exhibitors from across Ireland and the UK, as well as...
Notting Hill Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival, London 2019

August 24 - August 26
The iconic Notting Hill Carnival returns bigger and better this year over the August bank holiday weekend as usual. Starting with the Panorama event on the Friday, Saturday is family...
BXL Beer Fest, Brussels, Belgium

Brussels Beer Festival: BXL Beer Fest 2019

August 24 - August 25
At the Brussels beer festival “BXL Beer Fest”, over 60 independent brewers from a dozen countries show off their artisanal beers. With strictly no room for industrial products at the...
Eugene O’Neill Festival

Eugene O’Neill Festival, Danville, California

August 24 - September 29
Each autumn the town of Danville in Tri-Valley, California hosts the Eugene O’Neill Festival to celebrate the works of America’s premier playwright and Nobel prize winner...
Burning Man

Burning Man, The Black Rock Desert, Nevada, 2019

August 25 - September 2
So, you’ve been to some music festivals and now want to go to Burning Man? Throw away all your previous perceptions as this is considered an ‘event’, rather than a...
Moab Music Festival

Moab Music Festival 2019, Utah

August 26 - September 12
Each September, the Moab Music Festival brings an array of the world’s finest musicians to Utah for a series of traditional, chamber and jazz concerts set against the most amazing...

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