festivals

Will a new insurance scheme save live events?
The crowd at Glastonbury Festival
Today’s big question

Will a new insurance scheme save live events?

Music festivals and other live events will be protected by a government-backed insurance scheme if future Covid lockdowns prevent them from going ahea…
6 Aug 2021
‘Ventilation is vitally important but No. 10 has consistently failed to communicate this’
Hand sanitiser in a restaurant
Instant Opinion

‘Ventilation is vitally important but No. 10 has consistently failed to communicate this’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
22 Jul 2021
Hadaka Matsuri: inside Japan’s naked festival
Hadaka Matsuri takes place in Okayama province
In Brief

Hadaka Matsuri: inside Japan’s naked festival

Little has changed in 500 years - except the addition of hand sanitiser because of coronavirus
17 Feb 2020
August bank holiday events: 15 things to do in London
Notting Hill Carnival
In Depth

August bank holiday events: 15 things to do in London

Three days of top entertainment from comedy to Carnival
23 Aug 2019
2019 SpeedMachine festival: a paradise for petrol-heads
SpeedMachine 2019 FIA World Rallycross RX Silverstone
In Review

2019 SpeedMachine festival: a paradise for petrol-heads

FIA World Rallycross of Great Britain is the highlight of a big weekend at Silverstone
20 May 2019
What is the spring equinox?
Stonehenge on the summer solstice
In Depth

What is the spring equinox?

As the UK wakes up from its winter hibernation we can look forward to a magical sight in our skies tonight
20 Mar 2019
Fyre Festival founder jailed for six years
Fyre Festical promoter Billy McFarland sentenced to six years prison for fraud
In Brief

Fyre Festival founder jailed for six years

Billy McFarland sentenced for fraud after ‘disastrous’ 2017 music festival
12 Oct 2018

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How to go to Oktoberfest next year
Oktoberfest
In Depth

How to go to Oktoberfest next year

It may be a bit late to join Munich’s beer-chugging action this month but 2019 is just around the corner
3 Oct 2018
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