Longleat Sky Safari

Longleat Sky Safari 2019, Wiltshire, UK

September 13 - September 15
The UK's biggest air balloon bonanza, the Longleat Sky Safari, will take place this 13 to 15 September at the the nation’s premier safari park in Wiltshire. More than 150 balloons...
The 2017 Ludlow Food Festival seen from the great tower.

Ludlow Food Festival 2019, Shropshire, UK

September 13 - September 15
Now a veteran of the UK food festival circuit, the first Ludlow Food Festival was held in 1995 when members of the local Chamber of Trade and Commerce decided a...
Rhythm & brews Festival

Rhythm & Brews Festival, North York Moors

September 14 - September 15
The Rhythm & Brews Festival is a new beer and music festival held in September to celebrate the diverse and talented pool of North East musicians, as well as regional...
Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival 2017 Shepherds Purse tasting

The Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival

September 14 - September 22
Now into its third year, the Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival held in September is a celebration of Yorkshire cheese and its recent revival. This year two artisan cheese producers will...
Raindance Film Festival

Raindance Film Festival 2019, London

September 18 - September 29
The largest independent UK film festival, The Raindance Film Festival returns to London for its 27th edition in September. Describing itself as the “champion of the underdog”...
Abergavenny Food Festival

Abergavenny Food Festival 2019, Wales

September 21 - September 22
This September will see the 21st edition of the Abergavenny Food Festival. Created in 1999 by a couple of local farmers the Festival has grown from just 3,000 visitors to...
Mothman Festival, USA

Mothman Festival 2019, West Virginia, USA

September 21 - September 22
During the third weekend of September, the annual Mothman Festival attracts thousands of revellers to celebrate the Mothman mysteries with two days of music...
Oktoberfest Munich, Germany

Oktoberfest Munich 2019, Germany

September 21 - October 6
Dust off your lederhosen or dirndl for the world’s largest and most famous beer festival, the Oktoberfest in Munich. This year’s 186th edition of the iconic Volksfest will feature live...

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