What's going on

May

Salford - 01/05/2013 - Sounds From The Other City
5th May
A festival of new music from various venues in this city
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Brighton - 01/05/2013 - Artists Open Houses
May -
A fantastic opportunity to view & buy or just see an array of artists at work, painters, jewellers, sculptors & many more artists.
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Leeds - 03/05/2013 - Live at Leeds
3rd-6th May
A bank holiday music festival supporting local & national acts at a variety of venues
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Norwich - 04/05/2013 - The Broads Outdoor Festival
4th-19th May
Bringing to life Britain’s Magical Waterland. Over 70 events on & off the water
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Salisbury - 04/05/2013 - Downtown Cuckoo Fair
4th May
Set in the village of Downtown, south of Salisbury this is a lovely traditional May Fair, free fun for all the family.
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Ely - 04/05/2013 - Ely Eel Day
4th May
An unusual day out at Jubilee Gardens. Eel throwing, Eel Tasting & a procession  with Ellie the eel leading the way!
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04/05/2013 - Brighton Fringe
4th May – 2nd June
In 2013 this arts festival boasts 704 events in 181 venues, there’s got to be something for everyone here.
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Brighton - 04/05/2013 - Brighton Festival
4th-26th May
Cultural events including Art, Film, Music & Dance
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Southampton - 05/05/2013 - Southampton Maritime Festival
5th- 6th May
Celebrating 175 years since the opening of Southampton Docks. There will be displays, on & off the water, WWII re-enactments displays & marching bands.
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Norwich - 10/05/2013 - Norwich & Norfolk Festival
10th-26th May
A huge music & arts festival in various locations, something for all ages
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Bristol - 11/05/2013 - Grillstock
11th-12th May
A two day BBQ & Music event at Lloyds Amphitheatre promises ‘Meat, Music & Mayhem’
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Lincoln - 15/05/2013 - Dambusters 70th Anniversary
15th-19th May
To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Dambusters, including BBC Live coverage, a service at Lincoln cathedral & a flyover.
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Exeter - 16/05/2013 - Devon County Show
16th-18th May
A huge traditional county show, horses, livestock, shows, demonstrations, food, drink & plenty of entertainment to suit everyone.
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Birmingham - 16/05/2013 - Birmingham Caribbean Festival
16th-18th May
Last time this event attracted over 200,000 visitors to Victoria Square, to experience Caribbean culture through food, drink, music, arts & crafts
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Liverpool - 17/05/2013 - Light Night 2013
17th May
A one night arts & culture festival sees over 50 cultural spaces & venues open late,  suits all ages & interests
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Plymouth - 18/05/2013 - Lord Mayor’s Day
18th May
This annual carnival day welcomes the new Lord Mayor into their role.  A day of fun including a parade through the city centre
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Bradford - 18/05/2013 - Lord Mayor’s Carnival Parade
18th May
Join over a 1000 locals as they parade during this special celebration day, for the “Sprinkle Sunshine” campaign.  Music at the Parade After Party in City Park.
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City of London - 21/05/2013 - RHS Chelsea Flower Show
21st- 25th May
It promises to be extra special this year to mark its centenary.  Show gardens featuring new plants & new gardening trends
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Gloucester - 24/05/2013 - Gloucester Tall Ships 2013
24th- 27th May
This bi-annual event takes place at the Victorian Docks. Witness the flotilla, marauding pirates, living history characters. Good family fun.
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Leeds - 24/05/2013 - Leeds Loves Food Festival
24thMay - 9th June
Longer this year over two weeks leading up to Yorkshire Food & Drink Show, various events taking place all over the city. A celebration of Leeds independent food & drinks scene.
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Bath - 24/05/2013 - Bath Fringe Festival
24th May – 9th June
Over 200 events taking place across this beautiful city, including, theatre, dance, music, comedy & plenty for children to enjoy.
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Plymouth - 25/05/2013 - Pirate Weekend
25th-26th May
A fun, free pirate themed family weekend. Visit a tall ship & dress up in pirate fancy dress!
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Birmingham - 25/05/2013 - Universe of Sound
25th May - 16th June
The Planets, a major digital interactive installation. Conduct, play & step inside a virtual Philharmonia Orchestra.
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Chester - 30/05/2013 - Bolesworth Classic
30th May - 2nd June
A great British show, featuring show jumping, & other horse events, a dog show, vintage funfair, vintage cars.  Family fun!
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