Juniper Festival, Edinburgh – 1st-3rd June
Scotland’s original gin festival returns for another year of cocktails, gin tasting workshops, master classes and distillery tours. With local craftspeople and experts all getting involved it’s set to be just the tonic for a great weekend.
ON THE FRINGES
Brighton Fringe Festival – ends 3rd June
Ending on Sunday, there is still plenty to see and do this closing weekend. Setting out to ‘stimulate, educate and entertain’ there is literally something for everyone from drag to documentaries, from satire to open studios and more.
HAVING A FIELD DAY
Field Day, London – 1st-2nd June
Boasting some of music’s freshest sounds including Erykah Badu, Earl Sweatshirt, Four Tet, Thundercat, IAMDDB, Nils Frahm, NAO, AJ Tracey and many more – Field Day is one of the hottest tickets in town.
SO EN VOGUE
Graduate Fashion Week, London – 3rd-6th June
Celebrating its 25th year last year, GFW has helped introduce 1000s of young creative graduates from Britain (and beyond) to the fashion world. Grab your ticket and head down to Brick Lane for 25 catwalks and countless exhibitions, talks, workshops and more.
QUEENS & DINOSAURS
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom & McQueen
Big releases this week include a new Jurassic World (6th June) bringing us more Chris Pratt for those that have forgiven him for his character’s actions in Infinity War. Plus a new doc covering the life of legendary Brit designer Alexander McQueen (8th June).
THE MUSIC MARKET
St George’s Market, Belfast – 1st-30th June
There has been a Friday market on the site since 1604 and for the month of June, this award-winning market plays host to some of the city’s best live music. Not only can you sample the freshest produce of the land, but sample the myriad of musical talents too.
Image courtesy of Brighton Fringe Festival – Bourgeois & Maurice by David Smith