Entertaining Events Around the UK in April 2018

Christopher | Mar 28 2018

Spring is finally here and so are fun events happening all over the country. We gathered a list of the best events in April 2018 happening in different cities all around. In London, you won’t want to miss the London Games Festival, which always finds a creative way to reach to it’s fans. There’s also a comedy festival happening in Bath for all you stand-up enthusiast out there. Movie buffs will be able to enjoy Birmingham’s film festival. Those who appreciate nature and enjoy digging into dirt to make something beautiful will enjoy a flower show in Harrogate. Finally, get your books to Stratford for  a literary festival and get an author’s autograph in your favourite book.


London Games Festival 2018

London Games Festival is joining the culture and art of gaming by featuring hundreds of best video games out there today. The festival is returning to the capital for the third year in a row and has scheduled over 40 events in 30 different venues around London. Finally, make sure to visit the Games Character Parade on the 14th of April and see your favourite character.

When: 5th – 15th April 2018

Where: various locations around London

More information: here


Bath Comedy Festival

Take the time to have some laughs! The Bath Comedy Festival has been bringing great stand-up to the beautiful and UNESCO-protected city of Bath since 2008. This year you’ll be able to share some laughs with Arthur Smith, Jenny Eclair and Mark Thomas.

This festival will deliver an intimate experience, where you’ll not only be able enjoy great stand-up, but also caricatures, cartoons, mimes and movies.

When: 27th March – 15th April 2018

Where: Bath

More information: here


Flatpack Film Festival

If you’re somewhere in the Midlands, you won’t want to miss the Flatpack Film Festival! You’ll be able to indulge in screenings of feature films, movies in 3D, shorts, and animated films as well as media installations, walking tours and even music performances and late night parties.

When: 13th – 22nd April 2018

Where: Birmingham

More information: here



Harrogate Flower Show

The Harrogate Flower Show is April’s highlight for all gardening enthusiasts around the UK. Come and see the country’s biggest floral art marquee with countless intricate works of flower arrangements. Bring your children as well as there will be plenty of crafting, planting and other fun activities for children.

When: 26 – 29th of April 2018

Where: Regional Agricultural Centre, Harrogate HG2 8NZ

More information: here


Stratford Literary Festival

Finally, an event for all of us, bookworms out there! This Literary Festival in April 2018 is bringing some of the best selling writers and celebrity authors such as Carol Ann Duffy, John Simpson and PD James to Warwickshire. Get your book signed by your favourite author, visit creative writing workshops and check out guest appearances by Horrible Histories.

When: 22nd – 29th of April 2018

Where: Stratford-Upon-Avon

More information: here



Finally, don’t forget to apply for April’s Partner of the Month competition. This month we’re partnering up with TheBartender, a well established UK company offering to a chance to  win a voucher for bartending services or a cocktail-making event. If you’re looking for somewhere to stay, take a look at our Party Houses.