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WOMAD UK Festival 2012

| July 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

WOMAD UK Festival 2012 When: Last weekend of July(July 27 – July 29 in 2012) Where: Wiltshire, England History: The World of Music, Arts and Dance, or WOMAD, England, was established in 1980 by former Genesis frontman Peter Gabriel, along with Thomas Brooman, Bob Hooton, Stephen Pritchard, Martin Elbourne and Jonathan Arthur. But the event [...]

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Notting Hill Carnival 2012

| July 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Notting Hill Carnival 2012 When: UK’s August Bank Holiday and the day before(scheduled on August 26-27 2012). Where: Notting Hill, Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London, UK  History: The Notting Hill Carnival started as an indoor celebration of West Indian culture in 1959. At the time, the Trinidad and Tobago British population, or Trinis, faced [...]

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Egremont Crab Fair

| July 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Egremont Crab Fair When: Third Saturday of September Where: Egremont, Cumbria, England  History: The Egremont Crab Fair is an ancient post-harvest event that evolved to become a sort of thanksgiving affair among the serfs to the Manor of Egremont. In the Middle Ages, after the harvests, which was usually towards the end of September, the [...]

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