Oktoberfest London cancelled half an hour before doors were due to open because of 'operational issues' at Tobacco Dock.
CarFest returned to its spiritual home of Laverstoke Park Farm in Hampshire over the exceptionally wet and wild August Bank Holiday Weekend (28th-30th August) for the second of this year's two sell-out family festivals. As tradition now dictates, CarFest South again combined the magical worlds of eye-catching cars, pulsating live music and mouth-watering food with heaps and heaps of fabulous fun for all the family… and, this time, with some typical festival mud thrown in, following all the recent torrential rain in southern England.
There is nothing quite like a well brewed cup of tea to set the world to rights - a time honoured tradition that saw kettles up and down the country set to boil in time for a well deserved afternoon tea. A break from the steam of the afternoon, a hot cuppa to set you up for the rest of the day and a moment of leisure to be enjoyed with a biscuit or slice of cake.
The squad of five riders who will represent Great Britain at the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ leg at Hickstead has been named, with a strong line-up of riders attempting to win here in front of their home crowd for the first time since 2010. Di Lampard, the World Class Showjumping Performance Manager, has chosen Holly Gillott (Dougie Douglas), Ben Maher (Diva II), Jessica Mendoza (Spirit T); Michael Whitaker (Cassionato) and Guy Williams (Titus II) to compete at Hickstead. The final team of four will be named closer to the event.
This year's Afternoon Tea Week (10th - 16th August) is set to be the biggest celebration of teatime treats in the world, with record numbers of your favourite hotels, tea rooms, restaurants and even a Routemaster bus planning exclusive events and discounts up and down the country.
Boomerang, Hickstead is proud to announce The Proclaimers, Soul II Soul, The Shires and Rae Morris for their inaugural music event, which will take place at Hickstead International Arena in Sussex, this September. In addition to watching some of the world's most renowned artists, there will also be an opportunity to soak up the atmosphere at gourmet pop up restaurants, indulge in delicious street food and sample alternative entertainment away from the main stage.