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London Festivals
Below is a list of some of the festivals held in London

Carnaval Del Pueblo, Europe’s biggest Latin American festival held in London,
Carnival de Cuba,
Covent Garden Festival,
City of London Festival,
Dollshouse Festival,
Festival of Britain (1951),
Greenwich and Docklands Festival,
Greenwich Film Festival,
Lesbian and Gay Film Festival,
Notting Hill Carnival,
Oktoberfest, the German cultural festival held in Richmond-upon-Thames,
Portobello Film Festival,
Spitalfields Festival

Other UK Festivals


* Albion Fairs
* Aldeburgh Festival, Suffolk
* Arundel Festival
* Appleby Jazz Festival
* Bath Literature Festival
* Bath International Music Festival
* Bath Fringe Festival
* Beached Festival in Scarborough
* Bedford River Festival
* Birmingham: ArtsFest, Book Festival, International Carnival
* Blackpool: Illuminations, Festival of Light, Rebellion Festival
* Blissfields, near Winchester
* Bridgnorth Folk Festival, Shropshire
* Bridgwater: Guy Fawkes Carnival
* Brighton Festival
* Brighton Festival Fringe
* Bristol: Ashton Court, Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, Harbour Festival
* Bromyard Folk Festival
* Bulldog Bash Motorcycle Festival
* BunkFest
* Bury Festival Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
* Buxton Festival, Buxton, Derbyshire
* Cambridge: Folk Festival
* Castlemorton Common Festival
* Cheltenham: Cheltenham Festivals
* Chicken Stock Festival: Small Arts festival near Malvern, Worcestershire.
* Cleveland: Middlesbrough Music Live Stockton Riverside Festival
* Coventry: Godiva, Jazz, Town & Country, Kite[2], Royal Show[3],
* Cropredy Festival
* Deepdale Jazz Festival, Burnham Deepdale, Norfolk
* Dover Carnival , Dover, Kent, England Dover Carnival Association Limited
* Donington Monsters of Rock
* Esethvos Kernow Cornwall
* Frome Festival, Somerset
* FuseLeeds
* Endless Festival
* Glastonbury Festival
* Glyndebourne Opera Festival
* Godiva Festival
* Golowan Festival
* Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival, Colne, Lancashire
* Greenbelt festival
* Harrogate: Harrogate International Festival, Great Yorkshire Show
* Hay-on-Wye: Literature
* Henley Festival of Music and the Arts
* Huddersfield: Caribbean Carnival, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Asian Mela
* Ilkley Literature Festival
* International Festival of the Sea
* International Guitar Festival of Great Britain, Wirral, Merseyside
* Isle of Wight Festival 1968, 1969 and 1970
* Keighley: Keighley Festival
* Kendal Mountain Film Festival
* Knebworth (occasional)
* Latitude Festival Suffolk
* Ledbury Poetry Festival, Herefordshire
* Leicester:Leicester Comedy Festival, Leicester Caribbean Carnival
* Letchworth Garden City:Rap-Aid Music Festival
* Lichfield Festival
* Liverpool:Liverpool Garden Festival (1984)
Girls dress in the colours of the elements earth, wind and fire at the Notting Hill carnival
Portobello Film Festival[
* Ludlow Festival, Shropshire
* Luton Carnival
* Middlesbrough: Middlesbrough Music Live
* Montol Festival, Penzance
* Newcastle upon Tyne: The Hoppings
* Newlyn Fish Festival
* Norfolk and Norwich Festival
* Peak Literary Festival,Peak District National Park
* Peterborough Festival
* Reading: Reading Festival, WOMAD[4]
* Ross on Wye International Festival
* Salisbury International Arts Festival
* Sheffield International Documentary Festival
* Sidmouth International Festival
* Soundwave Festival
* Stonehenge Free Festival
* Thames Festival
* Three Choirs Festival
* The Tolpuddle Martyrs festival
* Towersey Village Festival
* Warwick Folk Festival
* West Country: West Country Carnival circuit
* Womad
* Women In Tune
* Wimborne Folk Festival
* Young Carer’s Festival, Curdridge, Southampton


* Aberdeen: Aberdeen International Youth Festival – The World Festival of Youth Arts
* Edinburgh: Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh International Festival, Edinburgh International Science Festival, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Edinburgh Military Tattoo, International Festival of the Sea (Edinburgh)
* Dumfries and Galloway: Gaelfest
* Dundee: Dundee Flower and Food Festival, Dundee Guitar Festival
* Glasgow : Glasgow Jazz Festival, Celtic Connections
* Hebridean Celtic Festival
* Inverary: Connect Festival
* Inverness: Highland Festival
* Pitlochry Festival
* Shetland Folk Festival
* Up Helly-Aa, Shetland
* Glasgow: MovieMinds – International Online Film Festival


* Cardiff Festival
* Cardiff International Film Festival Wales
* Pontardawe Festival
* Brecon Jazz Festival
* National Eisteddfod of Wales
* Miskin At Easter
* Llangollen International Eisteddfod
* Urdd National Eisteddfod
* Small Nations Festival

Northern Ireland

* Belfast Festival at Queens
* Belfast Film Festival
* Harvest Time Blues