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Famous Festivals

UK and World Festivals Quiz

  1. The Aldeburgh Festival is an English arts festival devoted mainly to what?
  2. Where in the UK did an event in August 1970 get an attendance estimated by the Guinness Book of Records to have been possibly 700,000?
  3. The Stonehenge Free Festival was an event held annually from 1974 to 1984 in which month of the year?
  4. Which English country house in East Sussex hosts an annual opera festival?
  5. The Godiva Festival is a three-day music festival held each year in which English city?

  6. What is the name of Glastonbury's iconic main stage?
  7. Jazz Fest is an annual celebration of local music and culture in which American city?
  8. In which village in Hertfordshire is there a recurring open-air festival? The Rolling Stones once played there in front of 200,000 in August 1976.
  9. In which English city is there a large famous annual gathering associated with the local coal mining heritage and traditions?
  10. In which mid-Wales town is there an annual jazz festival in early August?
  11. The oldest UK annual pop festival is a three-day festival in which town in South East England?
  12. What sort of annual festival takes place in Ledbury? It is the biggest festival of its type in the UK.
  13. Which Welsh festival was described by Bill Clinton in 2001 as "The Woodstock of the mind"?
  14. The Tramlines Festival is an annual music festival held in which northern UK city?
  15. Where in the UK is the world's largest performance arts festival?
  16. Woodstock, was a legendary music festival held on Max Yasgur's dairy farm in the United States. Can you name the year and also the American state in which it took place?
  17. The Donauinselfest is a free open-air music festival which regularly attracts more than 2 million festival-goers. It is set on an island in the middle of the Danube river in which European city?
  18. Which rock festival created by Terrance Gough is held annually at Leicestershire's Donington Park motorsport circuit?
  19. Parklife is an annual two-day music festival held in which English city?
  20. What is the official name of the Munich Beer Festival?
  21. Name any one out of the three headline acts at Glastonbury 2023?
  22. What did Czech conductor Jiri Belohlavek once describe as "the world's largest and most democratic musical festival"?


  1. Classical music
  2. Isle of Wight
  3. June (during the summer solstice)
  4. Glyndebourne
  5. Coventry
  6. The Pyramid stage
  7. New Orleans
  8. Knebworth
  9. Durham (Durham Miners' Gala)
  10. Brecon
  11. Reading
  12. Ledbury Poetry Festival
  13. The Hay Festival of Literaturassocaited with is e & Arts, better known as the Hay Festival
  14. Sheffield
  15. The Edinburgh Festival Fringe (also referred to as the Edinburgh Fringe)
  16. 1969. New York State.
  17. Vienna
  18. Download Festival
  19. Manchester
  20. The Oktoberfest
  21. Arctic Monkeys, Guns N' Roses, or Elton John
  22. The Proms, or BBC Proms (formally named the Henry Wood Promenade Concerts)