UK events: August 2018


Notting Hill Carnival

26 to 28 August

Join in the fun over the August bank holiday weekend as Europe’s biggest carnival takes place on the streets of Notting Hill, west London.

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Buckingham Palace

July 30 to September 30

It’s that time of the year again when Buckingham Palace opens its doors for visitors to explore the lavish interiors of the Queen’s official London residence.

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Major parks in London

All August

With the sun favouring London this summer, why not take advantage and embrace the glorious weather in one of the capital’s beautiful parks.

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Roofit Summer Series

16 August 2018

Work out on a beautiful tenth floor roof terrace, looking over London.

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South West

International Balloon Fiesta


9 to 12 August

Be wowed in Bristol by Europe’s biggest hot air balloon event. Throughout the day and into the night, the Bristol skies become a backdrop for beautiful hot-air balloons. But don’t just come for the balloons, there are fairground rides, music and face painting as well!

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Plymouth’s spectacular fireworks display


8 to 9 August

Combine a visit to gorgeous Devon with one of the world’s best fireworks displays. Plymouth will be hosting the British Fireworks Championship, taking place over two days.

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Leeds Festival 2018

24 August 2018

Head up to Leeds this August for the iconic three-day music festival. With artists ranging including the Kings of Leon on Friday and Kendrick Lamar on Sunday it’s an event not to be missed.

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