Top 4 Upcoming Summer Events In The UK This Year

Are you planning to spend your summer vacation in the United Kingdom this 2014? You are in luck because there are a lot of great summer events that await you! Here are some of the events that you should definitely check out:

royal ascotRoyal Ascot

The Royal Ascot is one of the most popular summer events in the United Kingdom. This annual event, which is closely associated with the monarchy, features twenty-six days of horseracing. One of the most popular races is the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes, which features most of the highly-acclaimed racehorses in recent history. Another popular race would be the Gold Cup, which is held in June. This race is basically for those racehorses trained to run very long distances.

Port Eliot Festival 

You might also want to consider getting tickets for the Port Eliot Festival. If you are someone who likes to appreciate culture and heritage, then you would love this festival. In this festival you can expect that you will appreciate great music, beautiful scenery, and a wide array of exhibits and shows. And if you are a foodie, which someone who loves to enjoy food, you can expect your stomach to be filled. Numerous well-known chefs such as the likes of Russell Norman and Angela Hartnett have appeared in the previous festivals to whip great dishes.

Tour De FranceTour De France

The Tour De France, an annual event primarily held in France, will kick off at Yorkshire on July 5. Participants, on the fifth of July, will have to pass through the very beautiful streets of Leeds and eventually go through the rough terrain of the Yorkshire Dales before finally reaching Harrogate. The next day, participants will have to pass the very historic city of York before ending up in Sheffield. Other beautiful places in the UK which are part of the 2014 Tour De France include Cambridge, the Essex countryside, and eventually London on the 7th of July.

Glyndebourne Opera Festival

Another awesome summer event to check out is the Glyndebourne Opera Festival which has been running since the 18th of May and will end on August 25. In this festival, you can expect high quality and world-class opera shows. Numerous shows have already been made available through DVD’s and other mediums, but nothing beats enjoying these shows live. For 2014, there are three new productions that are highly recommended. These are Mozart’s La Finta Giardiniera, Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier, and Verdi’s La traviata.

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