Ten of the Best Quirky UK festivals

From giant puppets roaming Liverpool's city centre to a storytelling festival in Edinburgh, the UK has a full programme of unusual events going on this summer and beyond!
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East Neuk Festival | Festivals in Fife A festival focused on classical chamber music, it has also previously presented jazz, folk and electronica. As the festival has grown, so to has the programme and the East Neuk Festival now combines their core music programme with film, literature and installations. The festival also includes its Littoral strand – a programme of talks, discussions and walks led by some of the UK’s best nature writers. June 27th - July 7th 2014

East Neuk Festival | Festivals in Fife A festival focused on classical chamber music, it has also previously presented jazz, folk and electronica. As the festival has grown, so to has the programme and the East Neuk Festival now combines their core music programme with film, literature and installations. The festival also includes its Littoral strand – a programme of talks, discussions and walks led by some of the UK’s best nature writers. June 27th - July 7th 2014

Stockton International Riverside Festival. Inflatable parade art by Spacecadets Air Design Ltd.

Stockton International Riverside Festival. Inflatable parade art by Spacecadets Air Design Ltd.

Dinefwr literature festival - Dinefwr Park and Castle, Carmarthenshire

Dinefwr literature festival - Dinefwr Park and Castle, Carmarthenshire

Scottish International Storytelling Festival takes place from 0ctober 24th - November 2nd 2014

Scottish International Storytelling Festival takes place from 0ctober 24th - November 2nd 2014

High Tide Festival of new writing performances happening during April 2014 in Halesworth, Suffolk. Selected from around 1,000 submissions.

High Tide Festival of new writing performances happening during April 2014 in Halesworth, Suffolk. Selected from around 1,000 submissions.

Norfolk  Norwich Festival unveils its programme for May 2014

Norfolk Norwich Festival unveils its programme for May 2014

Sea Odyssey Liverpool 2012 - By Cassini2008 Flicker

Sea Odyssey Liverpool 2012 - By Cassini2008 Flicker

23 – 26 May 2014: Art8 - Newquay Arts and Culture Festival. The festival is a feast for the senses, including all aspects of fine art, dance, design, photography, word, drama, music and craft.

23 – 26 May 2014: Art8 - Newquay Arts and Culture Festival. The festival is a feast for the senses, including all aspects of fine art, dance, design, photography, word, drama, music and craft.

East End Film Festival - 3rd to 8th July 2012 - London

East End Film Festival - 3rd to 8th July 2012 - London

Bristol Folk Festival

Bristol Folk Festival


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Ultimate Female Packing List for a Music Festival. Definitely going to come in handy for country stampede this summer!

Ultimate Female Packing List for Music Festivals

Ultimate Female Packing List for a Music Festival. Definitely going to come in handy for country stampede this summer!

2013 Glastonbury Festival

2013 Glastonbury Festival

end of the road festival, dorset.

end of the road festival, dorset.

End of the Road Festival 2013  30th August – 1st Sept  Larmer Tree Gardens, North Dorset (2 hours)  Daughter (Indie ect.)  Teens £150

End of the Road Festival 2013 30th August – 1st Sept Larmer Tree Gardens, North Dorset (2 hours) Daughter (Indie ect.) Teens £150

END OF THE ROAD FESTIVAL POSTER -

END OF THE ROAD FESTIVAL POSTER -

End of the Road Festival | 29th - 31st August 2014

End of the Road Festival | 29th - 31st August 2014

Woven tree at End of the Road Festival 2013

Woven tree at End of the Road Festival 2013

Sunrise Celebration. Sunrise Celebration is one of the UKs premier underground festivals of music, creativity and sustainability. Sunrise features a buzzing blend of cutting edge and contemporary culture, with a musical journey ranging through dub, world, ska, electronica, psy-trance, breaks, reggae, folk, Balkan beats and much much more...even old-time swing and a sprinkling of jazz!

Sunrise Celebration. Sunrise Celebration is one of the UKs premier underground festivals of music, creativity and sustainability. Sunrise features a buzzing blend of cutting edge and contemporary culture, with a musical journey ranging through dub, world, ska, electronica, psy-trance, breaks, reggae, folk, Balkan beats and much much more...even old-time swing and a sprinkling of jazz!

End of the Road Festival

End of the Road Festival

Complicite showreel 2011 video...for inspiration

Complicite showreel 2011 video...for inspiration

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