Nov 3, 2010

Stuff to do in Europe

Note: I kindly request that you drop any suggestions and links to any cool things I should add to my list

Important Home details:
- German Embassy, Sydney
- Eurail Rail Travel Passes

FESTIVALS IN EUROPE - 2camels.com
In Chronological order

February
Carnival of Venice (Venice, Italy)
Festival Types: Carnival, Street Parade, Party
The Venetian backdrop, truckloads of sumptuos Italian food and wine, a classical soundtrack and a frenzy of fireworks


Berlin Film Festival aka 'Berlinale' (Berlin, Germany)
Festival Type: Film
February 10-20

March
Las Fallas (Valencia, Spain)
Festival Types: Street Parade, Party, Fireworks
If you like your parade floats Herculean, your parties non-stop (and seemingly without end), and you don't mind your celebrations going off with a bang
September
Outlook Festival Croatia (1st-4th September),
Fort Punta Christo, Pula.



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COMEDY
Glasgow International Comedy Festival (Glasgow, Scotland)
Festival Types: Comedy
Month: March

Cat Laughs Comedy Festival (Kilkenny, Ireland)
Festival Types: Comedy, Performing Art
Month: June

Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Festival Types: Fringe, Performing Art, Comedy
Month: August
The Edinburgh Fringe place for three manic weeks in Scotland's beguiling capital, Edinburgh, each and every August. Now established as the world's largest arts festival (with a heavy tilt toward comedy)...
MAY
Liverpool Comedy Festival (Liverpool, England)
Festival Types: Comedy, Performing Art
Month: May

JUNE
Bath Fringe Festival (Bath, England)
Festival Types: Fringe, Performing Art, Comedy
Month: June

JULY
Bedford Fringe Festival (Bedford, England)
Festival Types: Fringe, Performing Art, Comedy
Month: July

Mighty Boosh Festival (Paddock Wood, England)
Festival Types: Comedy, Music - Alternative, Fan Convention
Month: July

Llangollen Fringe Festival (Llangollen, Wales)
Festival Types: Fringe, Comedy, Performing Art
Month: July

SEPTEMBER
Dublin Fringe Festival (Dublin, Ireland)
Festival Types: Fringe, Performing Art, Comedy
Month: September

Greenwich Comedy Festival (London, England)
Festival Types: Comedy, Performing Art
Month: September

Helsinki Comedy Festival (Helsinki, Finland)
Festival Types: Comedy
Month: September

OCTOBER
Leicester Comedy Festival (Leicester, England)
Festival Types: Comedy, Performing Art
Month: October

Belfast Festival at Queen's (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
Festival Types: Performing Art, Music - Varied, Comedy
Month: October

Canterbury Festival (Canterbury, England)
Festival Types: Performing Art, Music - Varied, Comedy
Month: October

Manchester Comedy Festival (Manchester, England)
Festival Types: Comedy, Performing Art
Month: October

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WORLD FAMOUS FESTIVALS
  • Cheese Rolling (Coopers Hill, England)
    Festival Types: Sport - Bizarre, Bizarre, Harvest
    Month: May

    Whenever you catch a wacky, global sports round-up on the tele chances are they'll feature a bunch of Brits rolling uncontrollably down a ridiculously steep hill, neigh precipice, following a 7 pound chunk of cheese...
  • San Fermin Running of the Bulls (Pamplona, Spain)
    Festival Types: Bizarre, Traditional, Party
    Month: July
    At noon on the seventh day of the seventh month... for a duration of seven days, the Spanish city of Pamplona
  • Oktoberfest (Munich, Germany)
    Festival Types: Beer, Party, Traditional
    Month: October

    Set on grounds of over 100 acres in the magnificently picturesque Bavarian city of Munich, Oktoberfest has consistently attracted in the region of six million visitors year in, year out since 1980.
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INTERESTS
Banksy walking tours
Top 10 Banksy locations in London, walking tour #1
Top 10 Banksy locations in London, walking tour #2
Banksy - Top current London locations

Before Sunset Walking tour (France)

BASKETBALL
Turkish Airlines Euroleague
European Domestic competitions

Watching Allen Iverson play for Besiktas Cola Turka (Turkey, Istanbul)
- Premier League Fixtures

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WRESTLING

UK
Internation Pro Wrestling UK - Upcoming Events
- SITTINGBOURNE, KENT
"No Escape 2011" on Sunday March 6th 2011 @ The Swallows Leisure Centere!
- CHATHAM, KENT
"International Incident 2011" on Tuesday March 8th 2011 @ The Tap 'n' Tin, strictly 18+ only!
Britannia Wrestling (North wales) - 2011 shows
Real Quality Wrestling
All Star Wrestling - 2011 Calendar
XWA Wrestling (Lancashire) - Events, GoldRush February 19, 2011

Germany and elsewhere
Athletik Club Wrestling calendar (Weinheim, Germany)

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