What's going on

June

Lancaster - 01/06/2012 - Lancaster Unlocked 2012
Events at the castle, cathedral & more with a Kings & Queen theme to celebrate the cities heritage
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Norwich - 01/06/2012 - Norwich Cathedral Flower Festival 1st-4th
Thousands of flowers & four 12ft long aluminium diamonds suspended in the Nave feature in this Jubilee inspired design
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Wakefield - 01/06/2012 - Long Division Festival 1st-3rd
A multi venue, multi act music festival in Wakefield
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Liverpool - 01/06/2012 - Liverpool Olympic Torch Relay
The Torch will enjoy a tour of the sites of Liverpool
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Bath - 01/06/2012 - Bath International Music Festival
A free party in the city with 2000 performers in 30 venues, all genres of music, finishing with fireworks.
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Newcastle - 01/06/2012 - World Shakespeare Festival 2012 - June/July
The Sage. Theatre Royal & Northern Stage host various productions during June & July to celebrate this event.
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Chester - 02/06/2012 - MBNA Chestival – 2nd June – 15th
A series of events including a Roman Weekend taking place in Chester starting off with Diamond Jubilee celebrations
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Bristol - 02/06/2012 - Upfest – 2nd-4th
Urban Arts & Music Festival taking place in various locations
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City of London - 02/06/2012 - Jubilee Family Festival 2nd - 3rd
Perfect family fun in Hyde Park for two days, live music & entertainment, both days finish with a wonderful Disney concert
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St Albans - 02/06/2012 - Hertfordshire County Show - 2nd-3rd
At the Showground, a traditional event, two days packed full of the usual suspects, show jumping, livestock, demonstrations & displays
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Cambridge - 02/06/2012 - Strawberry Fair Parade
Midsummer Common, free arts & music event, trying to break the record for the most fairies gathered in one place, for all ages
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City of London - 03/06/2012 - Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant
A spectacle of up to 1000 boats (possibly the largest flotilla ever on the Thames) a mass of Union Jacks, with fireworks, music & more, from Battersea to Tower Bridge
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Plymouth - 03/06/2012 - Queens Diamond Jubilee & Big Lunch
At the Piazza, plus the Half Marathon & start of the Two Handed Transatlantic Race, a busy day in Plymouth
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Bristol - 03/06/2012 - Love Saves the Day Festival
First time for this music festival, 40+ acts taking place over 5 stages in the heart of Bristol
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Newcastle - 03/06/2012 - Evolution Weekender - 3rd-4th
Music Festival taking place at Spillers Wharf, many acts this year including Dizzee Rascal & Rizzle Kicks
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Hull - 04/06/2012 - Diamond Jubilee Flotilla at Humber Bridge
Up to 60 craft will take part, illuminating the towers of the bridge. Beacon lighting which will be seen for miles around
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Hull - 04/06/2012 - Hull Carnival
A family fun day & parade in the city centre with the Lord Mayor
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Leicester - 04/06/2012 - The Queens Diamond Jubilee Beacon Light
Abbey Parks lights up tonight with a lantern parade, fire sculptures & performers & beacon lighting
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Sunderland - 04/06/2012 - Queens Jubilee Celebration Event
Cliff Park, Seaburn, take a picnic, watch the live music, films & beacon lighting finished off with fireworks
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City of London - 04/06/2012 - The Queens Diamond Jubilee Beacons
At least two thousand and twelve beacons will be lit across Britain, the Commonwealth & the world to form a chain with The Queen lighting the final one in central London. To celebrate the Diamond Jubilee
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Ely - 04/06/2012 - Diamond Jubilee Party in the Park
Ely Park is the venue for the party, live music & acts for all ages, followed by the beacon lighting
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Carlisle - 04/06/2012 - The Queens Diamond Jubilee Celebrations
In the city centre, enjoy the activities & soak up the atmosphere before the live screening of the concert from Buckingham Palace
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Bath - 05/06/2012 - Queens Jubilee Picnic in the Park
Picnic & party in the lovely Royal Victoria Park a day packed full of event
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Salford - 05/06/2012 - Picnic in the Park
Bring a picnic & join the in the Queens Diamond Jubilee Celebrations at Princes Park
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Southampton - 05/06/2012 - Queens Diamond Jubilee
A fantastic chance to see Cunard’s 3 ship formation tribute on the Solent, & the Red Arrows first ever display over Southampton, the day will end with fireworks
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Chichester - 07/06/2012 - Festival of Flowers - 7th-9th
Chichester Cathedral will look stunning with over 60 flower arrangements, each telling a story
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Durham - 09/06/2012 - Durham Regatta - 9th-10th
In a beautiful setting the 179th Regatta! Featuring a boat race between Durham & Newcastle universities
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St Albans - 09/06/2012 - Steam & Country Show – 9th-10th
This annual rally taking place at Oakland College, steam engines, tractors & classic cars galore
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Leicester - 09/06/2012 - Riverside Festival 9th-10th
Music, Arts, fun on & off the water for all ages at Bede Park
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Manchester - 10/06/2012 - Manchester Day Parade
Over 3000 people will take part in the city centre parade. ‘The sky is the limit’ a celebration of heroic achievements is the theme
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Winchester - 15/06/2012 - Golden Down Festival - 15th-17th
Music  Festival taking place at Black Bush Valley, you can stay & chill in a Yurt or Tipi
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Newcastle - 15/06/2012 - Olympic Torch Relay
The Torch stops overnight in Newcastle, pop along and see the torch take a zip wire from Tyne Bridge to the Quayside
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Chester - 16/06/2012 - Chester Rocks - 16th-17th
At the racecourse, headlining this year are CoUrteeners & Pixie Lot
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Stoke - 16/06/2012 - Stoke 2012 Live at Hanley Park – 16th-17th
Stokes biggest live music event, with Alexandra Burke, The Saturdays, Rizzle Kicks & more this year
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Southampton - 16/06/2012 - Kite Festival 16th-17th
Lordshill Sports Ground, flying displays, competitions, flying to music, all things kite!
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Bristol - 16/06/2012 - Festival of Nature - 16th-17th
A fantastic chance to experience & explore the ‘natural world’ at this free event at Bristol Harboursie
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Durham - 16/06/2012 - Olympic Torch Relay
As well as the torch there will be music & performance at the University Racecours
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City of London - 16/06/2012 - Trooping the Colour
To mark The Queens official birthday this annual event at Horse Guards Parade is full of pomp & pageantry
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Ripon - 19/06/2012 - Olympic Torch Relay
The Torch passes through the small city of Ripon today
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Sunderland - 20/06/2012 - International Air Show – 20th-22nd July
As well as air displays from the Red Arrows & many more there will be music & fireworks at this free family event.
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Salisbury - 20/06/2012 - Summer Solstice – 20th-21st
This spiritual celebration takes place at Stonehenge
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Nottingham - 21/06/2012 - Night of Festivals 2012 – 21st-23rd
A vibrant carnival, music & street performance.   The Old Market Square comes to life
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Lancaster - 22/06/2012 - Velocity – 22nd -24th
After the torch visit, a weekend to celebrate sport in Lancaster, with a cycle race & festivities in the Dalton Square area of the city
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Lancaster - 22/06/2012 - Olympic Torch Relay
The torch passes through Lancaster on its journey
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Manchester - 23/06/2012 - Olympic Torch Celebrations
A celebration will take place in Albert Square with live music following the visit from the torch
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Sheffield - 25/06/2012 - Flame in the Park
Hillsborough Park, an afternoon of fun planned to welcome the torch
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Norwich - 27/06/2012 - The Royal Norfolk Show – 27th-28th
Taking place at the Norfolk Showground, it has everything you would expect from an agricultural county event
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Preston - 28/06/2012 - Riversway Festival 20th-22nd July
Boat trips, displays, dragon boats & ‘sing the docks’ music will all take place
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Ely - 28/06/2012 - World Pea Shooting Championship - 14th July
The 42nd championship takes place on Witcham village green
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Worcester - 28/06/2012 - Queens visit – 11th July
The Queen & Duke of Edinburgh will open The Hive, have lunch at the Guildhall an attend a concert at Worcester Cathedral
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Hereford - 28/06/2012 - Diamond Day - 11th July
A fantastic day is planned on the King George V playing fields. The highlight has to be The Queen & Duke of Edinburgh’s arrival.
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Nottingham - 28/06/2012 - Olympic Torch Relay
Celebrations at The Old Market Square as the Torch arrives. Leaving from Nottingham Castle the next day.
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Derby - 29/06/2012 - Well Dressing Festival – 29th June-1st July
This years mosaic creation made of petals, seeds & peppercorns will have an Olympic theme
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Coventry - 29/06/2012 - Godiva Festival – 29th June – 1st July
This well established festival at the War Memorial Park features an array of music & comedy.  Plus its free!
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Derby - 29/06/2012 - Olympic Torch Relay weekend - 29th-30th
The Torch is in Market Square before going to Darley Park for a televised event, followed on Saturday evening with a classical concert in Darley Park
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Hereford - 30/06/2012 - Glow Dance Festival
A huge dance show with 500 performers, 6 stages, live music, drums & fire at Castle Green
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Birmingham - 30/06/2012 - Olympic Torch Relay
The torch will travel to Birmingham, a big concert will take place at Cannon Hill Park to mark this event
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Lichfield - 30/06/2012 - Olympic Torch Relay
You’ll need to be up early to catch the torch passing through Lichfield City this morning
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