Posts Tagged ‘festival’

Jerseys quirky film festival returns

Jerseys quirky film festival returns

Although only in its third year, Jersey’s Branchage Film Festival has already established a world-class reputation for its quirky array of films, dynamic live performances and ambient screening venues. (more…)

A weekend of words in Wales

A weekend of words in Wales

This weekend, a host of literary talent will descend on the National Trust’s Dinefwr Park, in Carmarthenshire in south-west Wales, to celebrate the written and spoken word in both English and Welsh. (more…)

What’s on at Edinburgh Art Festival

What’s on at Edinburgh Art Festival

Set up in 1947, the Edinburgh International Festival was conceived as Scotland’s biggest arts and culture festival, with an assorted programme of theatre, opera, music, visual and performance art. (more…)

Portmeirion prepares for Festival No. 6

Portmeirion prepares for Festival No. 6

The sleepy picturesque Welsh tourist village of Portmeirion, on Snowdonia’s coast, is best known for its neo-classical architecture and as the backdrop to the cult 1960s TV show The Prisoner. (more…)

Olympic festival line-up announced

Olympic festival line-up announced

You thought it was only about sport, but the 2012 London Olympics wants to show it has much more to wow the crowds. Its organising committee has announced a country-wide programme of cultural events to suit even the most discerning lover of all things artistic. (more…)

Watch live jazz on the Cote d’Azur

Watch live jazz on the Cote d’Azur

Music fans can celebrate the famous Juan Jazz festival in Juan-les-Pins with a special package launching at the five-star Le Mas Candille next month.

‘Hit The Right Note’ includes two tickets to a concert of choice, accommodation for two at the hotel, and lunch at poolside restaurant La Pergola. (more…)

Hay Festival Maldives takes on climate change

Hay Festival Maldives takes on climate change

The Hay Festival – a Maldivian offshoot of the renowned Hay-on-Wye literary festival – will take place from the 14th to 17th October, with a host of talent celebrating 2,000 years of island culture. (more…)

When cinema comes home

When cinema comes home

It was in the town of Lyon, France, where the Lumiere brothers invented film-making towards the end of the 19th century, so it is perhaps surprising that the film festival which bears their name is only in its 5th year. (more…)

Dark-sky thinking

Dark-sky thinking

Year-round sunshine a short hop from home might be the enduring draw of the Canary Islands. But Tenerife holds all sorts of surprises, away from its holiday resorts, and one of them* is stargazing. (more…)

Finland’s largest cultural festival opens its doors next week

Finland’s largest cultural festival opens its doors next week

The Helsinki performing arts festival – Finland’s largest cultural event of its kind – opens its doors next Friday, 20 August.

Running until September 5, the festival has a mix different performances and art on its schedule, including dance, art and film and different genres of music. (more…)

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