Festivals

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Samba and caipirinhas: how to celebrate Rio’s cancelled carnival online
The world’s biggest party should have started today. Enjoy the virtual version through livestream shows, music and online tours of Rio’s spectacular sights

Gavin McOwan

12, Feb, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Glastonbury 2021 officially cancelled due to Covid pandemic
‘In spite of our efforts to move heaven and Earth, it has become clear that we simply will not be able to make the festival happen this year,’ the organisers said in a statement

Laura Snapes

21, Jan, 2021 @12:41 PM

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‘It symbolises the end of the year and the new one beginning’: folk dance in Romania
Our series on evocative travel photographs continues with Alecsandra Raluca Drăgoi documenting traditional Romanian folk festivals

Alecsandra Raluca Drăgoi

25, Dec, 2020 @8:00 AM

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10 of the best light festivals worldwide: readers' travel tips
With Diwali about to burst into the night skies across the globe, our tipsters recommend other winter festivals that banish darkness

Guardian readers

12, Nov, 2020 @6:30 AM

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From dance parties to book fests: the best online culture this autumn
From concerts and cooking to art and poetry, the virtual world is stepping up as new Covid restrictions bite. You’ll need your diary

Antonia Wilson

23, Oct, 2020 @5:30 AM

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Once more unto the beach: artists’ plan to boost the UK seaside
With coastal towns severely affected by coronavirus, one creative duo are planning a string of artist-led festivals in October half-term to lure people back to the seaside

Dixe Wills

08, Oct, 2020 @10:31 AM

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Music festivals plan for phased return in 2021 after Covid wipeout
In the UK and across Europe flexibility key as organisers put safety precautions in place

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

04, Oct, 2020 @1:48 PM

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15 brilliant autumn UK breaks for solo travellers, couples or small groups
We pick trips that take in beautiful scenery, adventurous activities, fab food, stargazing, wellness and great places to stay

17, Sep, 2020 @7:38 AM

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Out to play: the best things to do around the UK this week
From street theatre, cookery classes and new bars to a dog-friendly festival, here’s our pick of attractions and events

Antonia Wilson

04, Sep, 2020 @5:16 AM

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My favourite memories of Spain: readers' travel tips
Fairytale fortresses, shrimp fritters and sherry, ancient landscapes and illicit romance … our readers rekindle the magic of Spain

Guardian readers

18, Jun, 2020 @9:30 AM

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Dreams of Italy: readers' travel tips
A friendly football bar, the ‘real’ sword in the stone, plus walks, festivals and fantastic food ... you responded in droves to our request for Italian highlights

Guardian readers

11, Jun, 2020 @5:15 AM

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Helsinki's huge VR gig hints at the potential of virtual tourism
Finland’s biggest online event – a gig by JVG – was ‘attended’ by over half a million but Helsinki has even more ambitious plans to become the virtual capital of the world

Sarah Baxter

05, May, 2020 @12:34 PM

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