Best free events in the UK - Festivals, Carnivals, Parades, Shows, Fireworks etc

A non-commercial listing of hundreds of amazing events - many free.


Annual event, usually held on a Saturday in October. 13:00-21:00 Shri Sanatan Hindu Mandir Temple, Ealing Road. Performances by dance groups and an exhibition of rangoli artworks.13:00-18:00 Indian dance groups on the Temple steps. 13:00-19:00 Rangoli competition. 18:30 Lighting the Diwali lights along Ealing Road.19:00-20:00 Illuminated parade, Ealing Road to Barham Park. 20:30 Stunning fireworks and laser show at Barham Park. Attendance 60,000 - one of the largest Diwali events outside of India. Free entrance. Pictures taken Saturday 10 Oct 2009.

The following pictures kindly supplied by Sharon Donovan, Assistant Communications Officer, Brent Council.

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More [external link]: Video: Procession Fireworks

More [external link]: Brent Diwali Festival of Lights

This website lists hundreds of events in the UK. Many make ideal family days out and holiday ideas, whilst others are more adventurous, colorful, exciting, and even eccentric or quirky. We include carnivals and parades, firework displays, music festivals, county agricultural shows, pet shows, village fates, sporting events, air shows, boat shows and many charity events. You will find event descriptions, dates, times and locations, and links to further information - blue for external information, red for internal pages with event descriptions and photographs. The main page lists brief descriptions of events in date order for the year ahead. If you would like your event considered for inclusion, please see the contacts page.