The sixth annual Henley Literary Festival gets underway later today. Hundreds of people are expected to attend the event to listen to award winning novelists, politicians and journalists in a line up that includes Ann Widdecombe and Dame Stella Rimington. The festival runs until October 6.
Revellers are getting ready for a brand new festival in Maidstone this weekend featuring bands like Sister Sledge and Brand New Heavies.Read the full story ›
The Brighton Festival draws to a close tomorrow after hundreds of performances attended by tens of thousands of visitors.
One of the highlights of this year's event has been the return of the circus - with artists from across the globe performing in all manner of styles.
Andy Dickenson meets some of the producers and performers including David Bates, producer of La Clique, performers Stephen Williams and Ashley Carr, and Camlle Beaumier of No Fit State.
Brighton Pride have announced the theme for this years spectacular celebrations in Preston Park for Saturday 3rd August.
Gay Icons is the theme for 2013 placing emphasis on the vast array of Iconic LGBT campaigners an celebrities that have shaped LGBT culture and equality.
Expect to see a deluge of Gagas, Monroes, Madonnas, and Freddie Mercurys. Other important Icons will be Oscar Wilde and Quentin Crisp. “There are so many important and influential people for us to celebrate as a community" says Paul Kemp of Brighton Pride.
The lineup for this year's Cropredy music festival in Banbury has been announced. Alice Cooper, Levellers and 10CC will all be taking to the stage. The three-day festival is expected to attract an audience of up to 20,000.
Thousands of people have been attending the Hops and Harvest Festival in Kent. It's all taking place at the Museum of Kent Life near Maidstone and is a chance for the younger generation to learn about what was once the county's most important industry.
In Victorian times 250,000 people worked on the hops during the four to six week season. Archive pictures in this report are from 'Hop Pickers Holiday' courtesy of Heathwood Studios.
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Bournemouth’s fifth Air Festival has been declared a triumph, with an estimated 964,000 festival goers across the four days.
More than 125,000 visitors and residents packed Bournemouth beach on launch day Thursday, greeting the arrival of the Red Arrows.
Another 180,000 arrived on Friday and with temperatures soaring on Saturday, crowds of more than 370,000 people thronged onto the beach, followed by 171,700 on Sunday.
Jamie Oliver's food festival began today at Blur band member, Alex James' farm in Oxfordshire.
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Jamie Oliver has been cooking for food enthusiasts and festival goers at The BIg Feastival in Oxfordshire.
The event is being held at Blur band member, Alex James' farm near Chipping Norton and will include performances from Paloma FAith and Texas.
Hundreds of food and music lovers are heading to a rock stars farm this weekend for Jamie Oliver's Big Feastival.
The chef is providing cooking demonstrations, at Alex James' farm near Chipping Norton.
The Blur band member is hosting the event which will also see music from Texas and Paloma Faith.