The best autumn festivals UK

As the evenings draw in and temperatures plummet, staying indoors needn’t be your only option. Embrace the crisp leaves, autumn colours and fresh air with loads of great autumn festivals to visit across the UK.

London Restaurant Festival

The London Restaurant Festival, now in its tenth year is the ultimate gastronomical adventure. There are hundreds of restaurants across London taking part and over 60 unique and diverse events and foodie experiences to choose from all happening from 1st October until 31st of October 2018.
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best autumn festivals UK

Cake International, Birmingham

If you’ve been inspired by a bit of GBBO or are a cake professional yourself, this is the event for you. Live at the NEC and packed with tutorials, top tips, techniques and challenges, this 2 day event from 2-4 th November 2018 will provide you with inspiration on sugar-crafting, cake decorating, baking and more.
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Cornwall Film Festival

Discover some unique local and international silver screen cinematic delights at Cornwall Film Festival. A great event perfect for the film buff, film students or just simply an immersive experience for the regular film fan, there are events, film screenings and talks all through this 3 day event in November 2018.
> Cornwall Film Festival 

Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival, Bridgwater, Somerset

For an action-packed day of entertainment pay a visit to Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival on 3rd November 2018. Witness “Squibbing”, a unique tradition to Bridgwater whereby hundreds of people hold a wooden cosh and set it alight at the same time. Followed in the evening by a procession of illuminated floats which dates back to 1605.
> Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival

best autumn festivals UK

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Discover the Enchanted Forest, highland Perthshire

Winner of many accolades including ‘UK’s Best Cultural Event’, this welcoming woodland offers visitors of all ages a dazzling experience of light and sound amongst the picturesque Scottish highlands in Perthshire. The experience starts on the 4th of October until the 4th November 2018.
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