UK events – Autumn 2015

UK events – Autumn 2015

Programme team – UK

Programme team – UK

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There are always a number of fun events running throughout the UK for you to enjoy, whatever your interests. Many of these events are free, whilst others may have a small charge. Here are a few that you may like to attend whilst you are settling into the UK to make the most of your time here.

Buckingham Palace Summer Opening

1-27 September 2015

After the doors have closed to the public for the day, enjoy the splendour of the state rooms in the company of an expert guide on an exclusive evening tour of Buckingham Palace.
Tickets are available to book online.

Brighton Comedy Festival

9-24 October 2015

The festival sets out to present the best live comedy of the year and there is no better place in the country to do this than Brighton. The heady air of the seaside combines with some of the world’s funniest people to create a mixture that is unmissable. 

If you want laugh yourself silly, reserve your tickets now.

Yorkshire Worlds Walking and Outdoor Festival

12-20 September 2015

Pick from an exciting range of outdoor pursuits including cycling, special interest and historical walks, horse riding, Nature Safaris, Bushcraft, Nordic walking, specialist guided walks, sat nav treasure hunt, boating or canoeing or even a Buddhist experience plus lots more. 

The Lord Mayor’s show 2015

14 November 2015

Celebrate the 800th Lord Mayor’s Show featuring a parade with everything from vibrant samba dancing to military marching bands, as it winds its way through the heart of London.

The Lord Mayor’s Show dates back to 1215, when King John granted a charter allowing the citizens of London to elect their own mayor. Every year since, the newly elected Lord Mayor of London has travelled from the City of London to Westminster to pledge allegiance to the Crown.

You can learn more about the Lord Mayor’s show online

The Greenwich Vintage Fair

5-6 September 2015

Stock up on beautiful items that are a blast from the past at this weekend-long market selling clothes, collectables, homewares and records. Vintage trucks will also be serving tasty street food to galvanise your taste buds, so make sure you go along.

World’s biggest bonfire Sussex

Various dates

Autumn sees towns and villages across Sussex unite together in an ancient bonfire tradition for three months of eerie torch lit processions. Expect marching bands, drummers, Morris dancers, pirates, pipers and bonfire effigies in these spooky processions, which run throughout September, October and November, including the world’s biggest bonfire celebrations in Lewes.

Interested? Why not find your nearest event.