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 the second Saturday in June. An oil-dependency protest and celebration of the human body. Based on 2013 timings: 14:15 Assemble at Marble Arch (not Hyde Park Corner), 15:00 Depart, 15:30 Meet the group who started in Regents Park at Piccadilly Circus, then meet the group who started in Kings Cross at Haymarket, 15:45 Meet the groups who started at Clapham Junction and West Norwood at Belvedere Road, London Eye. 17:30 Finish at Wellington Arch (not Hyde Park Corner). Body painting available. By careful planning with the police, the event runs smoothly and is good natured, with an underlying serious message. Currently attracts up to 1000 riders. NB - event includes partial and full nudity of both genders. More: World Naked Bike Ride, London


The www.free-events.co.uk 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.