17th August 2017
We’ve chosen 10 events that we think you’ll love. Whether you fancy embarking on a road trip to a festival or favour staying at home, here’s our guide to the best events around Britain, home and away. Simply select one, go and have fun.
Held annually in Llanwrtyd Wells in Mid Wales on August 27th, attracting visitors from all over the world. There are food and drink stalls, crafts, a bouncy castle, live music and a real ale and cider bar on the site, so it’s a great day out even if you don’t fancy taking the plunge. Find out more here.
For live music and games or to simply enjoy the glorious landscaped gardens, you’ll be hard pressed to find a better stately home. Set in the heart of the Peak District, it’s a must-visit place if you haven’t before. Find out more here.
14 Films, 4 nights, 1 river! Enjoy sunset screenings this Bank Holiday weekend in the picturesque city of Cambridge. In 2016 over 2,700 people enjoyed the largest outdoor film screening event and 2017 promises to be bigger and better than ever. Find out more here.
With over 60 ciders to choose from, this festival is… hang on 60 ciders?! We’re in. Discover more here.
The Natural History Museum’s butterfly house returns to a specially constructed tropical enclosure this year. Come face to face with tropical butterflies and escape the hustle and bustle of the big city. Explore more here.
If it’s wet and rainy, keep the little ones entertained inside with our Design a Lunchbox competition. Psst! You could win a family holiday with Secret Escapes and a £2000 Joules gift card*. Get creative and start designing here.
If you’re in Cornwall on Bank holiday Monday pop to our Padstow store and get 15% off. And then explore the harbour and take in the brightly coloured houses. Don’t forget to read our Summer of Colour guide to find out about the brightest events in Britain this summer here.
Try to imagine over giant trampolines, walkways, slides and tunnels all made out of netting. Now picture this safely suspended between trees up to 12m off the ground and set in mature native woodland and you’ll have the right idea. We’re excited already! Find out more here.
On Sundays throughout the Summer, visit the Gruffalo Hunt at Colin Glen Forest Park, Belfast! Enjoy story telling sessions of the bestselling children’s book before meandering through the forest on a guided forest walk. It’s the perfect way to unleash your little one’s imagination. Discover the Gruffalo here.
Comment below on what you are doing this Bank Holiday weekend!