Traditional, Eccentric & British

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COVID-19 pandemic

United Kingdom | 16 March 20

CHECK EVENT WEBSITE PRIOR TO ATTENDING

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16March
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COVID-19 pandemic

United Kingdom | 16 March 20

CHECK EVENT WEBSITE PRIOR TO ATTENDING

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16March
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COVID-19 pandemic

United Kingdom | 16 March 20

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25May

Wellow Maypole Celebrations

Nottinghamshire | 25 May 20

The Wellow Maypole Celebrations take place annually on the village green

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16March
30June

COVID-19 pandemic

United Kingdom | 16 March 20

CHECK EVENT WEBSITE PRIOR TO ATTENDING

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20June
21June

Chester’s Midsummer Watch

Cheshire West and Chester | 20 June 20

One of Britain’s oldest festivals

02May

Beltain Festival; Burning of the Wickerman

Hampshire | 02 May 20

Saturday, May 2, 2020 4:30 PM 10:00 PM

31May

Richmond on Swale Day of Dance

North Yorkshire | 31 May 20

The annual Day of Dance in Richmond

30August

World Pier Crabbing Championships

Norfolk | 30 August 20

Join us for another fun family day on August bank holiday Sunday

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01April
30September

Gnome Magic

Essex | 01 April 20

With over 800 gnomes and friends, in woodlands.

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20November
21November

Fowey Christmas Market

Cornwall | 20 November 20

One of Cornwall’s most well-known Christmas events

23April

Dorset Ooser

Dorset | 23 April 20

A custom of early morning dancing to celebrate St Georges Day with a Giant Ooser

01May

Dorset Ooser

Dorset | 01 May 20

A custom of early morning dancing to celebrate May Day with a Giant Ooser

19April

World Dock Pudding Championship

West Yorkshire | 19 April 20

The World Dock Pudding Championship is an annual event in Mytholmroyd. First held in

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06June
07June

The Original Conwy Pirate Festival

north wales | 06 June 20

The original pirate event

19September

International Talk Like a Pirate Day

United Kingdom | 19 September 20

A day when everyone in the world should talk like a pirate.

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18September
19September

Egremont Crab Fair and World Gurning Championships

Cumbria | 18 September 20

Home of the Gurning World Championships.

28June

SWATON VINTAGE DAY AND WORLD EGG THROWING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Lincolnshire | 28 June 20

THE 26th ANNUAL SWATON VINTAGE DAY

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02May
03May

The Brixham Pirate Festival

Devon | 02 May 20

Brixham Pirate Festival is jammed packed with wonderful things to see and do

29May

Castleton Garland Day

Derbyshire | 29 May 20

Castleton Garland Day is held on May 29 (unless that date falls on a Sunday)

12July

Hastings Pirate Day

East Sussex | 12 July 20

It’s a super awesome day so much going on

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01May
03May

Sweeps Festival

Kent | 01 May 20

Come down & witness the modern day Sweeps Festival

23April

St George's Day at Downham Market

Norfolk | 23 April 20

St George's Day celebrations in the Town Square

25April

St George's Day event and Scout Parade

Leicestershire | 25 April 20

Parade leaving St. Mary’s school at 1pm.

19April

Worlds Largest St Georges Day Parade

West Midlands | 19 April 20

Sun, 19 Apr, 18:15 – 21:15

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26July
01August

Lauder Common Riding

Scottish Borders | 26 July 20

One of the original Border Common Ridings

26April

St George's Day Parade

North Yorkshire | 26 April 20

Skipton High Street Sunday 26th April 2020, 2.30 pm

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26July

Yn Chruinnaght | Celtic Gathering

Isle of Mann | 20 July 20

our 42nd festival

06September

THE SOWERBY BRIDGE RUSHBEARING...

West Yorkshire | 06 September 20

The festival is the only one of it kind in Yorkshire.

08August

Rushbearing Ceremonies in Grasmere

Cumbria | 08 August 20

Formerly Saturday nearest St Oswald’s day (5th August).

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04June
06June

Hawick Common Riding

Scottish Borders | 04 June 20

4th June and 6th June 2020.

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02May
03May

Amberley Cow Hunt

West Sussex | 02 May 20

Come and hunt the cows, eat wonderful cakes and drink tea!

27June

UK Kubb Championship

Hampshire | 27 June 20

The UKKubb 2020 Championship will be held on Saturday June 27th .

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08June
13June

Selkirk Common Riding

Scottish Borders | 08 June 20

At least 400 years old and stems back to the time of the “Burleymen”

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14June
20June

Melrose Festival Week

Scottish Borders | 14 June 20

The Rideout is on the 15th June

31October

Edinburgh Samhuinn Fire Festival

midlothian | 31 October 20

A Celtic Scottish fire festival

01May

Laxton May Day Celebration

Nottinghamshire | 01 May 20

A traditional May Day sunrise event

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22May
25May

The Hunting of the Earl of Rone

Devon | 22 May 20

The event is based on a fictional chapter of ‘history’.

21June

Alban Street Festival

Hertfordshire | 21 June 20

A fun, free family friendly community festival

24May

Welsh Open Stone Skimming Championships

Powys | 24 May 20

I am sure the majority of people have stone skimmed at one time. So why not give this a try ?

05July

Skipton Sheep Day

North Yorkshire | 05 July 20

Skipton is Anglo Saxon for 'Sceap Tun', meaning Sheep Town.

25May

Coopers Hill Cheese Rolling

Gloucestershire | 25 May 20

Chasing cheese since the 1800's

02May

Riding of the Bounds

Northumberland | 02 May 20

Riding of the Bounds is Saturday 2nd May.

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14June
20June

Peebles Beltane Week

Scottish Borders | 14 June 20

Tracing its origins to a charter granted by James VI in 1621

27September

Rushbearing Ceremonies in Urswick

Cumbria | 27 September 20

Sunday nearest St Michael’s day (Sep 29th)

04July

Rushbearing Ceremonies in Great Musgrave

Cumbria | 04 July 20

First Saturday in July

29June

Rushbearing Ceremonies in Warcop

Cumbria | 29 June 20

29th June (unless Sunday, then 28th Jun)

04July

Rushbearing Ceremonies in Ambleside

Cumbria | 04 July 20

First Saturday in July

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12June
14June

Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival

Cornwall | 12 June 20

One of the biggest and free maritime music concerts in Europe!

01May

Jack in the Green in Depford

Greater London | 01 May 20

A custom to celebrate May Day in Deptford

09May

Blackawton International Festival of Worm charming

Devon | 09 May 20

Get your worms ready ...............

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01May
03May

Jack in the Green May Day festival

East Sussex | 01 May 20

Friday 1st to 3rd May - Hastings Old Town

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01August
02August

Weymouth Food Festival

Dorset | 01 August 20

A great day out for the family at an affordable price.

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06June
07June

The Cheese & Chilli Festival: Bouremouth

Dorset | 06 June 20

A day eating cheese and chilli whilst being entertained.

10July

Jethart Callants Festival

Scottish Borders | 10 July 20

The Jedburgh Festival Day will take place on Friday 10 July.

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05July
11July

Duns Summer Festival

Scottish Borders | 05 July 20

The 2020 Duns Summer Festival will take place on 5th to 11th July 2020.

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19June
28June

Galashiels Braw Lads Gathering

Scottish Borders | 19 June 20

Established in 1930 to celebrate the town‘s history

21June

Re-enactment of the death of Britain’s first saint

Hertfordshire | 21 June 20

St Albans, Hertfordshire

01May

Milkmaids Garland

Greater London | 01 May 20

Welcome spring on May Day morning in London

24May

Northumberland Day

Northumberland | 24 May 20

County wide activities

29May

Cotswold Olimpicks

Gloucestershire | 29 May 20

A unique continuation of early rural sporting events,

28June

Solar Sunday – HantsAstro at Butser Ancient Farm

Hampshire | 28 June 20

Sunday 28th June 2020 11am – 3pm

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15August
16August

Lytham 1940s Wartime Weekend

Lancashire | 15 August 20

Saturday 15th August and Sunday 16th August 2020 (10am to 5pm each day).

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23April
21June

British Asparagus Festival

Worcestershire | 23 April 20

in the Vale of Evesham

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17April
19April

Northumbrian Gathering

Northumberland | 17 April 20

53rd Northumbrian Gathering

29May

Oak Apple Day in Great Wishford

Wiltshire | 29 May 20

A Traditional Oak Apple Celebration in Wiltshire

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23May
25May

RETURN TO THE 1940's

Cornwall | 23 May 20

Our annual return to the 1940s and this year its bigger and better than ever before!

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22August
23August

1940s Weekend Ramsey

Cambridgeshire | 22 August 20

The Telstar Big Band make a welcome return

24August

Sandwich Bartlemas Bun Run

Kent | 24 August 20

A religious feast and fun run for all the family

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06June
14June

Ashford in the Forest Well Dressing

Derbyshire | 06 June 20

The custom is almost exclusive to Derbyshire

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24April
25April

Marsden Cuckoo Day Festival

West Yorkshire | 24 April 20

Friday 26th (Cuckoo Walk & Folk night) to Saturday 27th April 2019

30April

Edingburgh Beltane Fire

midlothian | 30 April 20

Mark the changing seasons with this Celtic festival

01August

Lammas

Inner London | 01 August 20

A christian celebration

29May

Oak Apple Day

United Kingdom | 29 May 20

Nationally recognised with events on around the Country

31May

Arbor Day Aston on Clun

shropshire | 31 May 20

The only place in the UK that still marks this ancient tradition.

22August

49th World Tin Baths Championships

Isle of Mann | 22 August 20

Fun Starts 14:00hrs

16January

World Mountain Bike Chariot Racing

Powys | 16 January 21

Tough race for Mountain Bikers and those interested in Romans.

12August

Mary Gibson's Mausoleum Inspection

West Sussex | 12 August 20

A historical event held 12th August for nearly 200 years

01August

Yorkshire Day

North Yorkshire | 01 August 20

A yearly event to celebrate and recognize the boundaries of Yorkshire.

31August

Bourton on the Water Football in the River Match

Gloucestershire | 31 August 20

The River Windrush will once again play host to two five-a-side football teams

21June

Summer Solstice

shropshire | 21 June 20

21 June is the closest Sunday to the solstice, which is 20 June.

27June

Charlbury Beer Festival including the Aunt Sally World Championships

Oxfordshire | 27 June 20

The Charlbury Beer Festival exists solely to raise money for good causes

23May

Mr Darcy Custard Pie Fight

Derbyshire | 23 May 20

Part of the Bakewell Baking Festival

05November

Lewes Bonfire Night

East Sussex | 05 November 20

A Yearly firework celebration with a difference

04July

Whalton Bale/Baal Fire

Northumberland | 04 July 20

An ancient annual event that's fun for the family.

02May

Beltain Festival

Hampshire | 02 May 20

The festival will take place on Saturday 2nd May 2020 4.30 – 10pm.

25July

Ebernoe Horn Fair

West Sussex | 25 July 20

An annual tradition, revived in 1864, held annually on Saint James's Day,

01May

Padstow May Day

Cornwall | 01 May 20

A Padstow may day celebration with dancing and singing

01May

May Morning in Oxford

Oxfordshire | 01 May 20

The annual May Day celebrations with choir singing

13June

Knaresborough Bed Race

North Yorkshire | 13 June 20

The Great Knaresborough Bed Race is a community charitable event

01May

Glastonbury Beltane Celebrations

Somerset | 01 May 20

A wonderful may day celebration

13May

Abbotsbury Garland Day

Dorset | 13 May 20

Garland Day celebrations have taken place on 13 May (Old May Day) each year.

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13January
20December

Roman Tours

Cheshire West and Chester | 13 January 20

Daily walking tours of Roman Chester with an authentic Roman Soldier

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19January
20December

PALM SUNDAY ARCHERS – 2020 Shoots

North Yorkshire | 19 January 20

Dates through out the year!

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22September
23September

The Druid Order: Autumn Equinox

Inner London | 22 September 20

A celebration of Autumn held by the Druid Order

13April

Gawthorpe Coal Race

West Yorkshire | 13 April 20

Men's, Women's and Children's Fun Runs that take place every Easter Monday

10October

Annual Golden Spurtle World Porridge Making Championships

Scottish Highlands | 10 October 20

Now in its 27th Year!

03May

Wymeswold Duck Race

Leicestershire | 03 May 20

Fun starts about 12.30pm

05July

Chester Raft Race

Cheshire West and Chester | 05 July 20

Charity Raft Race will be held on Sunday 5th July from 10.15am.

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30April
04May

Minehead Hobby Day

Somerset | 30 April 20

A Traditional celebration marked with Hobby Horse displays and processions.

25May

Tetbury Woolsack Races

Gloucestershire | 25 May 20

Tetbury town centre and Gumstool Hill Monday 25th May 2020

10April

Chiddingstone Real Football

Kent | 10 April 20

This year’s match will be ..... and the after-match party at the Castle Inn

13April

The World Coal Carrying Championships.

West Yorkshire | 13 April 20

A Grand Yorkshire Day out

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21June

The Druid Order: Summer equinox

Wiltshire | 20 June 20

A celebration of Summer held by the Druid Order

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09February
10October

St Ives Feast Day Celebrations

Cornwall | 09 February 20

A tradition that celebrates the anniversary of the consecration of the Parish Church

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08May
08May

Helston Flora Day

Cornwall | 08 May 19

Come and enjoy this traditional Cornish extravaganza

30May

World Custard Pie championships

Kent | 30 May 20

Come along to a great family day out

03May

MALDON MUD RACE 2020

Essex | 03 May 20

Come along for the World Famous Maldon Mud Race