A very Derry Halloween: a carnival of frights, fireworks and parades

Derry’s Halloween celebration is Europe’s biggest, one of the highlights of its cultural calendar with a week of creative events

10 of the best under-the-radar music festivals in Europe

Festivals don’t have to be huge and commercial. We look beyond the best-known events to pick out 10 alternative parties in incredible locations from £35 for a weekend

Five fantastic mind, body and soul festivals for 2018

Relax, restore and reset yourself at these festivals that feature yoga classes, spa treatments, healthy food, live music – and, yes, occasionally, a little alcohol Julian Worker has written a number of travel books including Travels through History : France Travels through History – The Balkans: Journeys in the former Yugoslavia Travels through History –Continue reading “Five fantastic mind, body and soul festivals for 2018”

Where to party in 2018: a clubbing, nightlife and festival guide

Fill your ears and your year with the sweetest beats at the best music and clubbing events – from Berlin and Reykjavik to New Orleans and Cape Town

The best winter light festivals across the UK

Switch on the Christmas spirit at one of these illuminated spectacles taking place up and down the country this season