Summer Sun picture by Flickr user samipaju

Summer Sun picture by Flickr user samipaju

It is glorious weather at the moment, and set to get hotter over the weekend! So, here are a few events going on this weekend that are perfect for days out in the sunshine.


7-9th June The Contemporary Craft Festival, Bovey Tracey.

7-8th June Occombe Beer Festival, Occombe Farm.


6th-8th June Royal Cornwall Show, Wadebridge. A county show featuring livestock judging, flower displays, show jumping and music.

7th-9th June Charles Causley Festival, Launceston. A festival celebrating poetry, prose and the performing arts.

9th June Martin Alvarado performs in Liskeard. Argentina’s award-winning tango vocalist.


8th June Tastes of Yorkshire Food and Drink Family Festival, Ripon Racecourse.

8th-16th June North Yorkshire Open Studios, Gargrave. Over 100 designers and makers open their studios to the public.

29th March – 30th June In Cloud Country – Abstracting from Nature exhibition, Leeds.


8th June Festival Bowland 2013. An afternoon of looking at plants and nature.

8th – 9th June Slaidburn Steam and Vintage Vehicle Display.

All year – Quadtrex at Thornton Hall Farm. Suitable for ages 6 and upwards, whirl around 160 acres of terrain.

South East England

6th-10th June Risborough Walking Festival. A variety of guided walks over the festival period.

8th-9th June Marlow Town Regatta and Festival 2013. A sporting and social event.