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Festival of Thrift, Redcar

Sep 14, 2019

The first Festival took place in 2013 at Lingfield Point in Darlington, making a big impact regionally and nationally, with 27,000 visitors, 17,000 more than expected. 2014 saw the Festival grow with 40,000 visitors pouring through the gates increasing to 45,000...

Derby Festé

Sep 27, 2019

The 2019 event will be just as amazing as ever – but you will have to just wait a little while to find out more details as we start to look at what surprises and events we can put together...

Dance Umbrella, London

Oct 08, 2019 - Oct 26, 2019

Dance Umbrella is London’s international dance festival, celebrating 21st century choreography across the capital. Dance Umbrella’s mission is to celebrate 21st century choreography. We do so enthusiastically and collaboratively through an annual, international London festival, through year-round creative learning opportunities for all ages, and...

Light Night Leeds

Oct 10, 2019

Light Night is one of the UK’s largest annual arts and light festivals, and over two special nights in early October some of Leeds’s most recognisable indoor and outdoor spaces are transformed by spectacular artworks and captivating performances by local,...

Bloomsbury Festival, London

Oct 11, 2019 - Oct 20, 2019

Established in 2006, Bloomsbury Festival is a creative explosion of arts, culture and science.  For five days each October, the streets, parks, museums, galleries, laboratories and public and private buildings of this vibrant cultural quarter play host up to 130 events which attract...

GIANT (Arts & Gardens), Epping Forest

Oct 18, 2019

Travel into Epping Forest for an extraordinary theatrical concert, as oak trees are transformed and branches become the stage for a performance unlike any other. Witness a chorus of children singing to the grand giants of the forest, as Arts and Gardens presents...

Lightpool at Blackpool Illuminations

Oct 25, 2019 - Oct 27, 2019

As well as the miles of traditional festoons and tableaux along the Promenade, there are now extraordinary 3D projection shows on the front of the Blackpool Tower building every night during Illuminations season. During the October half-term, the Blackpool Illuminations display...

Light Up Lancaster

Nov 01, 2019

Light Up Lancaster grew from a partnership between Lancaster’s annual Fireworks Spectacular and a pilot event celebrating art and light, ‘Light Up the Streets’ which took place in 2012. The intention was to create a small but magical, after-dark multi-artform trail...

Lumiere, Durham

Nov 04, 2019 - Nov 17, 2019

Join us for a special 10th-year-anniversary edition. Lumiere is the UK’s largest light festival and has been transforming cities across the UK since 2009. Each Lumiere festival invites local and international artists to create works that reimagine buildings and public spaces, changing the...

Dunster by Candlelight

Dec 06, 2019

Dunster by Candlelight is paid for by the Traders of Dunster in aid of St Margaret's Hospice here in Somerset. As well as Street collections every £1 from the sale of the programmes goes to the Hospice. We don't charge to...