The Portico of the National Gallery offers one of the most impressive places to watch the world go by. Pre-packed picnic hampers can be purchased.
The Singapore National Day celebrations on 9th August are renowned for the incredible firework displays that are the finale to this popular holiday.
Sitges Flower Carpet Festival is one of the most colourful events in the town's calendar. Patterned carpets made of flowers line the streets.
The multi-cultural event celebrates the African Caribbean culture and carnival atmosphere.
The Varazdin Baroque Evenings are a festival of national importance and is the most prominent music event in central Croatia.
The Fiesta of San Juan is held annually on the beaches of the Costa del Sol, Spain, Eat, drink, be merry and purify your body.
Twice a year thousands of visitors and locals flood to Piazza del Campo for the traditional horse race around the square – in July and August.
Late in the afternoon of Saturday 7 September 1940, the Luftwaffe launched a massive daylight raid on London. Learn more about the Docklands war.
Photographs, diaries, toys and film tell the stories of the people who lived through the Holocaust. Read testimonies from survivors.
Discover when London was the hub of the world’s largest empire
As British power and trade spread across the globe, so the port of London grew.
IWM’s Lives of the First World War tells the stories of individuals from across Britain and the Commonwealth who served in uniform.
For one night only, the museums of Paris are free to enter and are open until midnight during Nuit des Musées. Book your room with Eventful Stays.
Birmingham welcomes all to join in the LGBT celebrations.
One of the island’s most curious festas, the Madeira Onion Festival takes place at the end of May in celebration of this humble vegetable.
Corpus Christi will be held in Barcelona on May 31st, 2018 and starts and finishes at the Barcelona Cathedral Avenue.
Africa Oye, the UK’s biggest festival to celebrate African Music, live at Sefton Park.
The Patum Festival is held each year throughout the streets of Berga near Barcelona. A festival of song, dance and processions during Corpus Christi.
The Festa del Corpus in Sitges includes events and parades through the streets after a Mass. This is one of Barcelona's oldest traditions.
The Feria de San Juan takes place on 23rd June when friends and family gather around huge bonfires on the beach and take part in traditional rituals.
Festival in honour of John the Baptist, including procession led by the Pope.
Zagreb's annual International Folklore Festival takes place annually in mid July and offers the best folklore bands in Croatia.
One of America’s most important holidays, Independence Day is celebrated with an amazing firework display in the nation’s capital, Washington D.C.
The Fiesta de San Fermín is a festival which features the running of the bulls through the city’s streets and the event attracts one million visitors
The Festa del Redentore is a huge religious celebration in Venice during which a spectacular firework display lights up the stunning St Mark’s Basin.
The Virgin del Carmen Fisherman’s Festival takes places on Fuengirola’s main beach close to the centre of town. An effigy of The Virgin.
Catholic holiday of the Assumption of Mary coinciding with the Italian celebration of summer.
La Tomatina is a large annual festival which takes place each August in the town of Buñol near Valencia which centres around a huge tomato fight.
Gibraltar National Day takes place on 10th September each year and includes speeches and live music.
Be a part of the world famous Ocktoberfest beer festival.
One of the most important days in the Valencia calendar, 9th October is the region’s national day, celebrated with fireworks, concerts and a parade.
Pagan celebration which has become a Cornish tradition every Christmas.
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