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Visit a Range of Festivals in 2016


Those who enjoy attending various festivals around the UK will have an exciting year ahead of them in 2016, as there are many festivals and events planned around the country. From music festivals and food festivals through to sporting events, there are festivals planned to suit all sorts of tastes and preferences over the coming year.

Planning ahead means that you can ensure that you do not miss out on any of the exciting events that have been planned for 2016. No matter where you are in the country, you can be certain that there will be fun events and festivities within easy reach.

Some of the events to look forward to

With many exciting festivals to look forward to, 2016 promises to be a great year for those looking for some fun and entertainment. Some of the events you can visit include:

Glastonbury Festival: The Glastonbury music festival always attracts huge crowds, and 2016 is set to be better than ever. Taking over a massive 2000 acres, this is a fabulous experience with some incredible musical talent taking to the stage. The festival takes place between 22nd and 26th June 2016 and you will be able to enjoy an electric atmosphere as you take in the great entertainment and mix with other festival-goers.

Cheltenham Festival: The 2015 Cheltenham Festival was exciting enough but this year’s will be better than ever. It was recently announced that communications firm Timico will be sponsoring the Cheltenham Gold Cup and has boosted the prize money by 25,000, which means the competition will be especially stiff amongst those participating. You can look forward to thrills and excitement at this annual event and the Cheltenham Gold Cup host venue is certain to be packed and racing fans attend in their droves between 17th and 19th March 2016. If you are not lucky enough to be able to attend this exciting sporting event you can always head to sites such as Coral where you can keep up with the latest Gold Cup news and information as well as place bets.

Great British Food Festival: Taking place in Cheshire in September 2016, this is a must-visit event for all foodies. You can look forward to more than one hundred traders offering sumptuous food, demos from top chefs, competitions, and entertainment for the whole family. You can wash all that great food down with some real ale as you take in the beautiful surroundings of Arley Hall where the 2016 event will be taking place.

Edinburgh International Film Festival: If you have a keen interest in film or you simply want to explore and learn about some of the new talent out there, a visit to the ever-popular Edinburgh International Film Festival is a great idea. You will be able to take in both local and international screenings with a host of entertainment in a variety of different genres. The festival takes place in June 2016 and even offers educational opportunities such as workshops in addition to the thrill of the awards ceremonies.

These are just a few of the great festivals and events that are lined up for the coming year in the UK, so you can look forward to a diverse and exciting itinerary for 2016.

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