The UK is not only a beautiful place but also full of culture and heritage. People of the UK love celebrating culture and life. Every year several festivals are celebrated in different places. Due to the pandemic, the festivals will be much less crowded, but still, there will be a celebration. Here you will learn about the festivals this year.
It is the new year celebration in Scotland and is one of the most popular festivals in the UK. There are various concerts, carnivals, and games to explore. The celebration begins after midnight. People visit their neighbour’s house and give them a cake, cookies, or other awesome things. Fireball swinging is a significant part of the festival where people march to the Lomond Hills’ top.
Robert Burns is a famous Scottish poet, and this festival is to celebrate his life and work. People remember his famous poetry and celebrate the day with traditional Scottish drinks and food. Those who are fond of this poet and his work participate in this event.
Jorvik Viking Festival
It is a celebration of the Viking heritage. In this festival, the local people celebrate the conquest of England by the Viking army. Feasts, guided walks, competition, and combat performance are part of the event. The event takes place for a week.
Obby Oss is the May Day celebration in Padstow, a coastal town in the UK. There is music, gala processions, dance, parades, and other things. The local people come to the streets to celebrate the event.
Hay Festival is the annual literature festival in Wales. You will see music shows, book fairs, book launches, film screenings, and more. The event takes place over ten days and attracts lots of local people and tourists. If you plan to visit the UK, you must go to some of these festivals. That way, you can experience local culture and heritage.