Four shows celebrating the great British outdoors will return to the South England Showground in west Sussex this year, promising live entertainment, outdoor activities, animal meet and greets and more.
The South of England Agricultural Society has revealed that its Winter Fair weekend will return to the South of England Showground in Ardingly this November.
The North West Bird Watching Festival will return to the WWT (The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust) Martin Mere Wetland Centre in November, bringing together a wide range of expert speakers in Lancashire.
The Lightpool Festival returns this October half-term, providing two weeks of free entertainment for the whole family.
A stellar line-up for the concert festival which takes place this August on the Isle of Wight has been announced.
Spring has finally arrived, so we take a look at what there is for groups to look out for this season and beyond.
A new gin festival will debut in Scotland this summer in the heart of the country’s malt whisky-producing region.
VisitBlackpool has revealed details of what’s new for 2019 including exciting attractions, hotels and events.
From live music, street theatre and comedy, to literature and fashion, here are the festivals coming to Winchester this year.
New details, including information on the main ring performers, have been revealed for the Great Yorkshire Show.
Sudeley Castle in the Cotswolds will welcome costumed characters to the site for a weekend of music, fantasy and entertainment.
BBC Countryfile Live has added Yorkshire’s Castle Howard to the list of venues it will visit in 2019, and Shearings Holidays is offering coach tours to the event.
Details of the 2019 Dark Skies Festival, in Yorkshire, have been revealed and group accommodation will also be available.
The Norfolk and Norwich Festival, taking place in May 2019 has revealed the first eight shows from its programme.
The Jorvik Viking Festival taking place in York in February 2019 will tell the story of Viking women.
The festival has announced Yoko Ono, Idris Elba and Skepta among the first artists to feature in the 2019 programme.
Returning on 9th November, 2018 The Festival of Light will take visitors on a journey through time and space.
A new attraction, the Bournemouth Christmas Tree Wonderland, will open in the seaside resort this winter.
The attraction’s first Orchids Festival on the theme of Colombia promises dazzling displays inspired by the country’s wildlife and plants.
The Enchanted Forest sound and light show in Pitlochry, Scotland, will feature improved accessibility for wheelchair users.
A new Christmas light trail, featuring light up animal sculptures, will be one of the highlights at ZSL London Zoo.
It has been a 17-year labour of love, but Ursula Cholmeley’s restoration work on Lincolnshire’s ‘lost’ gardens is finally paying dividends.
The Stratford Literary Festival will feature some of the UK’s best known authors and journalists.
The halls of Rochester Cathedral will celebrate English wine this autumn, with a festival reviving a 1,000-year-old tradition started by monks.
Thursford will explode in a riot of sound and colour when the annual Christmas Spectacular gets under way.
LEAP Dance Festival has revealed full details for the 2018 event taking place from 2nd to 12th November.
The North Pennines Stargazing Festival will run for a second time this year, complete with events aimed at aspiring astronomers.
We take a look at a selection of festivals and events that groups should pop in the diary.
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew has announced the final headline artist to join the much-loved Kew the Music.
This July, the RHS's largest flower festival will return to the grounds of Hampton Court Palace with some exciting new content.
The annual show will return for its 60th year at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern this year.
World premieres, an art installation and free outdoor events have all been confirmed for the 2018 Norfolk & Norwich Festival.
Tickets are now on sale for this year’s Flower Festival at Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire, running from 5th to 9th September.
Singer Tom Jones and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra are two of the headlining acts announced for this year's Hampton Court Palace Festival.
Horticultural expert Carol Klein will officially open the Blenheim Palace Flower Show on 22nd June.
The host city of the Tall Ships Races 2018 has outlined its offering for groups and tour operators planning a visit this year.
This year’s Great British Food Festivals will see three new locations added to the venue line-up.
The Wight Proms, a new annual festival of open-air picnic concerts celebrating the Isle of Wight's music, food, people and red squirrels, will launch this August.
Tour operator Rainbow Tours has introduced two new small group tours to Peru and Colombia this year, offering an alternative style of travel for those keen to explore Latin America.
The Warwick Folk Festival, now in its 39th year, will return with a line-up of folk stars from around the world from 26th to 29th July at Warwick School and the surrounding town.
This year marks the tenth anniversary of Liverpool being crowned European City of Culture, and the city is marking the milestone with a programme of exciting events and projects.
The Norfolk & Norwich Festival has announced the first shows of its 2018 schedule – three of which will run for the first time.
The 160th Great Yorkshire Show will take place in Harrogate in July 2018, celebrating the very best of the countryside.
A night time zip wire experience is just one of the new events added to the Dark Skies Festival 2018.
The Blenheim Palace Flower Show has announced its dates for 2018, making the event the fifth of its kind.
Longleat has released details for some of its biggest 2018 events, including Sky Safari and the Festival of Light.
The annual food festival will return on the May Day Bank Holiday weekend, from Saturday 5th to Monday 7th May 2018.
The Group Leisure & Travel Show 2017 is taking place this Thursday (12th October) and the team are anticipating another successful event.
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard welcomes back the Victorian Festival of Christmas this year.
The international festival of performance, Fierce, has announced its full programme of live art and theatre.
This year's Enchanted Forest show in Scotland has confirmed changes for its displays this autumn.
Museums at Night is gearing up for its October event, which will coincide with Halloween.
The Warwickshire Food & Drink Trade Show will take place this November, and will offer an array of exhibitors from across the West Midlands region.
Details for the Guernsey Food Festival, which combines special foodie themed events, have been announced.
Some of the best light displays from across the world, from Singapore and Canada to here in the UK.
The 2018 event will celebrate all things Newcastle, Gateshead and further afield.
Woburn Abbey and Gardens in Bedfordshire will celebrate all things honey-related this September with a new Honey Festival.
Dance Umbrella 2017 will take place across London from 11th to 28th October and will feature numerous dance acts and performances.
The Pershore Plum Festival, in Worcestershire, will take place between the 26th and 28th August.
It’s been announced that Manchester’s biggest indoor Christmas attraction, Winter Wonderland, will return again this year.
Lakes Alive will take place in Kendal for the second time when it returns to the town this September.