The Best November Events in the UK for 2016

November events

  • World’s Biggest Bonfire, Lewes, Sussex.  5 November. The UK’s biggest celebration of the 5th November features processions, bonfires and displays from 6 different Bonfire Societies. Remember the earplugs!   http://www.lewesbonfirecelebrations.com/
  • Kendal Mountain Festival, Cumbria. 17-20 November.  A celebration of stunning scenery and extreme adventuring to be enjoyed from the comfort of your seat in one of several unique venues. Over 70 films, talks and events on offer.  http://www.mountainfest.co.uk/
  • Oban Winter Festival, Scotland. 18-27 November. Give winter a warm welcome with reindeer parades, food and drink, ice skating and many more fun seasonal events. http://obanwinterfestival.com/
  • The New Forest Food and Drink Festival, Hampshire. 31 October-6 November. This fine food festival offers a celebration of Hampshire’s culinary heritage with 15 key themes across its delectable delights. http://www.thenewforest.co.uk/newforestfoodfest/
  • Under Armour Rugby Series, Cardiff, Wales. 5, 12, 19 and 26 November.  Wales goes head to head with Australia, Argentina, Japan and South Africa at various dates throughout November at the majestic Principality Stadium. http://www.principalitystadium.wales/events
  • Hay Festival Winter Weekend, Hay-on-Wye, Wales. 25-27 November. Christmas lights, a food festival, music, comedy and some retro charm make for a perfect introduction to winter in this lovely literary locale. http://www.hayfestival.com/winterweekend
  • Literary Leicester. 16-19 November. A veritable ‘who’s who’ of literary heavyweights and a host of events celebrating the written word makes Leicester the place to go for book lovers of all ages.   http://www2.le.ac.uk/institution/literary-leicester
  • Santa Express, Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway. 26 November onwards. A beautiful rail ride through some of the Lakes’ most prized scenery and an audience with Mr Claus at the end – what could be more festive? http://ravenglass-railway.co.uk/
  • Cornwall Film Festival. 29 October-29 November. Cornwall’s celebration of cinematic culture offers what might be one of the most scenic settings for a film fest. Enjoy shorts, previews, talks and more.http://cornwallfilmfestival.com

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