What's going on


Brighton - 01/02/2012 - Brighton Science Festival
1st - 29th February: Eight years old ; a fun event designed to inspire teenagers to discover more, and to bridge the gap between science and the public. Good fun.
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Lancaster - 02/02/2012 - 8th Pendle Beer Festival
2nd - 4th February: Entertainers and over 75 real ales and ciders
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Manchester - 07/02/2012 - National Squash Championships
7th - 12th February: At Sportcity in Manchester, for the Mens title, the Womens title, and a variety of Masters titles.
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Nottingham - 10/02/2012 - Light Night 2012
Surreal light installations, street dancing, sword fighting, live music and artist commissions as the city is light up
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York - 11/02/2012 - JORVIK Viking Festival
11th - 19th February: Hundreds of Vikings from around the globe celebrating all things Viking. Bloody fighting, fireworks, music- utterly unique bash and great fun
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Derby - 15/02/2012 - Derby’s CAMRA Winter Beer Festival
15th - 18th February: At the Roundhouse, with 300+ real ales and ciders, plus a stack of tribute bands, celebrate in one of the country’s finest real ale cities
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City of London - 17/02/2012 - London Fashion Week
17th - 22nd February: Alongside Paris, new York and Milan as one of the Big 4 fashion events, swiftly followed by a retail-focused event at the same venue open to all.
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Oxford - 17/02/2012 - Torpids Race
17th 22nd February: One of two bumping races held in the city (bumping because the river’s too narrow). Perfectly traditional reason to visit this cracking city
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Leicester - 24/02/2012 - Wakefield Festival of Food, drink and rhubarb
24th - 26th February: A big event for the UK’s foodies from the home of rhubarb (forced rhubarb enjoys same protected status as Parma Ham and Champagne. Lots of cookery stuff, local chefs and great Yorkshire tuck
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Cambridge - 28/02/2012 - Lent Bumps
28th Feb - 3rd March: A set of rowing races  on the River Cam. Nearly 200 years old this is a brilliant spectacle
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