What's on in June?
From royal race days to all-day raves, June is packed with entertainment for all tastes and ages. Find out our highlights from the June event’s calendar here.
Raid your wardrobe for your absolute race day finest, and head out for a day cheering for your favourites at Royal Ascot.
Taking place from Tuesday 18th – Saturday 22nd June, prepare for a five-day extravaganza of world-class horse racing, amazing outfits and picnics by the bandstand. There are a variety of ticket prices and packages available each day.
Trains to Ascot run regularly from London Waterloo.
Hosted in the glorious Yorkshire Dales, this popular two-week festival hosts some fantastic stars from the world of music, theatre, film, comedy and more.
Each year, the Yorkshire market town of Grassington comes alive for two weeks in June for carnival-style processions, live music concerts, and street theatre performances. There is something for all the family to enjoy and take part in.
This year's festival takes places from 14th – 29th June and features Mica Paris, Ed Byrne and Cara Dillon, along with a series of local theatre groups and musicians.
The nearest train station is Skipton, which has regular services to Leeds and Bradford.
Field Day Festival
If it’s dance music and world-class DJs that you love, then Field Day Festival is the one for you.
From 7th – 8th June, The Drumsheds in London’s N18 will transform into an indoor and outdoor arena with a stellar line-up featuring Skepta, Jorja Smith, Diplo and Jungle.
With gin bars and a pop-up Camden Brewery, you can relax and catch up with friends in between performances, as well as enjoying a wide range of street food, with something for every taste.
Edinburgh International Film Festival
From 19th – 30th June, Edinburgh will come alive to host the world's longest continually-running film festival.
Kids will love the screenings of Toy Story 4 and the UK premiere of Uglydolls, while art-lovers will appreciate the world premiere viewing of Mrs Lowry & Son – a delicate, yet amusing depiction of 20th century artist L. S. Lowry’s relationship with his controlling mother. There is also a host of other films to view as part of the celebrations.
There will also be outdoor screenings in St Andrew Square from Friday 14th June – Sunday 16th June, with a wide range of films to see. Plus, all of these are free of charge with no ticket required – just turn up and pick your spot!
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