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Arts Events and Festivals

A Greener Festival

A not-for-profit company committed to helping music and arts events and festivals around the world adopt environmentally efficient practices. http://www.facebook.com/AGreenerFestival agreenertweet

Aberdeen International Youth Festival

An annual youth arts festival with a programme including dance, youth orchestras, bands and music ensembles. Includes details of future festivals. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Aberdeen-International-Youth-Festival/6543449229 aiyf

Anniversary - an act of memory

A project to create a series of 60 solo, collective and multi-lingual recitations from memory of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, at different venues around the country. Includes date and venue details, an archive, and background resources.

Arundel Festival

A festival of music, theatre, art and comedy, held every August; includes a programme and directions. [West Sussex].

Association of Festival Organisers

A membership group of festival and event managers formed to continuously improve the festival scene in the UK; includes a directory of members, details of conferences and training, news, and contacts.

Association of Festival Organisers

Membership body for professional festival organisers, offering a range of resources and support.

British Arts Festivals Association

An independent membership organisation covering a wide range of arts festivals in the UK; includes details of membership and benefits, a festival calendar, and contacts.

Canterbury Festival

The largest festival of arts and culture in the region; includes an events diary, history, and booking details. [Kent].

Cheltenham Festivals

A guide to the annual festivals of literature, jazz, music, and science in the town; includes programmes, venue details, information about their education activities, and contacts.

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Official site for the world's largest arts festival, which happens alongside the Edinburgh Festival. Offers a guide to the comedy, theatre, music, dance, and exhibitions, with information for visitors; also includes details for prospective performers.

Edinburgh International Festival

Presents a programme of classical music, theatre, opera and dance over a three-week period in late summer each year. Offers their schedule, venue details, and information for visitors.

Federation of Festivals

Umbrella body for competitive festivals of the performing arts. Background information, affiliated festivals, adjudicator members, summer course, and events.

Greenwich and Docklands International Festival

An annual celebration of theatre, dance, spectacle and street performance; includes programme and ticket details, news, and contacts.

The Guardian: Events and Festivals

Offering the latest news from the Guardian newspaper about festivals across the UK.

Gypsy Arts Festival -

Celebrates contemporary and traditional Gypsy Roma traveller culture through the Arts at various locations throughout the UK.

Harrogate International Festivals

One of the region's leading cultural organisations. Details of events and shows plus outdoor street arts. Includes ticket sales and location.

Hungerford & District Community Arts Festival

Offers a range of professional music, theatre, entertainment and exhibitions. Venue details with dates and ticket sales.

International Symposium on Electronic Art

Provides event information and schedules.

Lakes Alive

Organising a four-year programme of world-class performance and arts events in the Lake District; includes an events diary, news, galleries, contacts, and visitor information.

The Laugharne Weekend

An annual weekend of literature, music and art in Carmarthenshire; with programme and artist line-up, news, and ticket information.

Leatherhead Drama Festival

A yearly event with future performance details and past winners.

Lichfield Festival

Annual summer celebration of classical music, dance, drama, film, jazz, literature, poetry, visual arts and world music. Includes programme, booking, and details of the Festival Association.

London's New Year's Day Parade

A large-scale London parade and festival that takes part on the first day of January of each year. Future event details along with a history of the parade.

Lumiere Durham -

An annual festival of light, offering a series of installations and projections that illuminate Durham's buildings, streets and bridges. Includes dates and programme, visitor information, and photos and videos.

Manchester International Festival

A biennial artist-led festival presenting new works from the performing arts, visual arts and popular culture. Includes a programme, visitor information, details of their community learning activities, news, and contacts.

Meltdown

An annual festival featuring music, art, performance and film held at the Southbank Centre; includes a programme, venue and ticket details, and an archive of previous years' events.

Remotegoat

Lists events and shows from all across the country, with comprehensive film listings, gigs, comedy, theatre and exhibitions.

Road to Nowhere Festival

Festival near Glastonbury which prohibits the use of currency on site. http://www.facebook.com/therdtonowhere therdtonowhere

The Scottish Traditional Boat Festival

Portsoy's annual celebration of traditional boat building, traditional music and dance, and local craft traditions. Includes a programme, with information for participants and visitors, and an archive from previous years. https://www.facebook.com/ScottishTraditionalBoatFestival

Sensoria

An annual festival of film and music held in Sheffield, with an associated industry event; includes a programme, news, and contacts.

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