CULTURE & MUSIC Eurovision Song Contest 09 May - 13 May International Exhibition Centre, Kiev, Ukraine. The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) was formed on 12th February 1950 by 23 broadcasting organisations from Europe and the... Read More →
SPORTING INTERESTS Badminton Horse Trials
03 May - 07 May, near Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire
The first of the great three-day events, Badminton is celebrating its 61st anniversary. The Trials open with the Inspection of Horses... Read More →
TRAVEL Kentucky Derby
05 May - 06 May, Churchill Downs, Louisville, USA
This highlight of the US racing calendar is a Grade I stakes race for three-year-old thoroughbreds held in Churchill Downs, Louisville. The... Read More →
FA Cup Final SPORTING INTERESTS
27 May Wembley Stadium, London: Association Football's oldest ever cup competition has long been associated with drama ever since its inception in the 1871-72 season.
Then 15 teams took... Read More →
UEFA Europa League Final SPORTING INTERESTS
24 May, Friends Arena, Solna Sweden
First known as the Inter City Fairs Cup when introduced in 1955, the UEFA Cup was a tournament that originally lasted three years and was designed more as... Read More →
Brighton Fringe Festival CULTURE & MUSIC
06 May- 05 June Brighton, East Sussex
May is festival month in Brighton, and the lively seaside city pulsates with arts-related activities - theatre, music, dance, artshows, comedy, kids'... Read More →
Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival FOOD, DRINK & DINING OUT
27 April - 01 May Dufftown, Banffshire, Scotland spiritofspeyside.com


This Festival celebrating the whisky, food and the heritage and culture of Speyside is launched with an opening... Read More →
Norfolk and Norwich Festival CULTURE & MUSIC
12 May - 28 May Norwich, Norfolk
This growing international arts festival really puts East Anglia on the cultural map with an array of classical and contemporary music, art, jazz and... Read More →
Bath International Music Festival CULTURE & MUSIC
20 May - 29 May Bath: One of Britain's most prestigious music festivals is also one of its most eclectic, presenting a mix of classical, contemporary, jazz, world, electronica and folk music. Read More →
Cheltenham Jazz Festival CULTURE & MUSIC
26 April - 01 May Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Held in a range of venues around this striking Regency town, Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2016 is an inviting prospect for the jazz-lover.

As... Read More →