Thu 17 Aug, 20:00

Bristol

What are science cafes? They are informal gatherings in which an expert discusses an interesting science topic – usually one that they’re working on. The goal is to stimulate a lively discussion.

Thu 24 Aug, 12:00

Northampton

The Shambala Festival is a small family-friendly festival based in Northamptonshire in the United Kingdom. It is a small diverse festival and features a variety of music, including rock, pop, folk and world music. There are also independent films, workshops, talks and debates, comedy, a fresh organic market, fair trade coffee, practical demonstrations, a speakers' corner, site art (a new art trail and a range of get-involved sculpture) and "music with a mission". Permaculturists from across the UK create a welcoming garden/ workshop space incorporating art, crafts and sounds.
On Saturday night, there are usually 7000 people in fancy dress. DJs and speakers headline a green venue, which hosts talks about world issues, an anti-GM opera, workshops and independent films.