Events in September

Looking for events in September? You’ve come to the right place.

Although we still usually get good weather, the shortening days are becoming more noticeable. We’re faced with slightly cooler, wetter weather than over the summer months and the kids go back to school.

September really spells the end of summer but that doesn’t mean that there’s nothing to do!

So, here are 10 things to do in September in the UK as chosen by Tanith and Ben.

International Red Panda Day

Date: 17th September 2022

Location: International

Okay, so it’s not strictly a singular event you can attend at the weekend nor is it just in the UK. But, International Red Panda Day is one close to our hearts since we love them!

This event is a celebration of all things to do with red pandas and raises awareness of their endangered status. International Red Panda Day also aims to help bring the issue of habitat loss into focus on a global scale.

Various zoos, wildlife parks, and conservation centres throughout the UK will be holding special events on this day.

Why not celebrate International Red Panda Day by doing a red panda experience? We have a list of five great places where you can do one. Take a look here.

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Beer Central in Birmingham

Date: 16th – 17th September 2022

Location: Tea Works in Digbeth, Birmingham

Food, drink, and music – the Beer Central festival is just as it sounds. It’s a celebration of craft beer and breweries from around the UK.

There will be a host of culinary delights too from Birmingham’s best independent restaurants and foodie talent.

All this, is alongside the a number of DJ acts to keep everyone in the party spirit.

The ticket price is from £50.00 but that includes all of your beer, access to all areas, and a souvenir glass.

Find out more about the Beer Central festival here.

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Independent Birmingham Festival

Date: 24th – 25th September 2022

Location: Aston Hall, Birmingham

Next, we’re staying in the UK’s Second City with the Independent Birmingham Festival taking place at Aston Hall.

The event organisers are promising Birmingham’s best restaurants and street food traders will be on-hand to serve delicious food all weekend-long.

You’ll find craft beers, cocktails, and wines from Birmingham’s finest bars and microbreweries too.

Plus, a full programme of live music from local bands on the main stage will be keeping everyone entertained.

Tickets are only a tenner and children under 12 go completely free!

Find out more about The Independent Birmingham Festival here.

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Manchester Wing Fest 2022

Date: 24th-25th September 2022

Location: The Trafford Centre, Manchester

A true celebration of the chicken wing is coming to the Trafford Centre in Manchester this September.

During the event this September, you’ll find eating competitions, cooking masterclasses, BBQ demos, hot sauce making demonstrations, live bands, and more. 

This chicken wing crazy two-day festival promises a poultry eating, music thumping, axe throwing, beer and bourbon drinking experience like no other.

Tickets cost £25.00 and children under 12 go free.

Find more about the Manchester Wing Fest here.

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The Great North Art Show

Date: 10th September 2022 (Preview 9th September)

Location: Ripon Cathedral, North Yorkshire

Great North Art Show is each September in the beautiful Ripon Cathedral in North Yorkshire.

The event starts on 10th September and runs until 9th October.

The show was originally inspired by an idea to promote quality Contemporary Art in the North, that is accessible and affordable to all.

It has an established reputation as one of the premier leading art exhibitions in the North of England presenting work by some of its finest professional and emerging artists.

Every year they welcome thousands of visitors from all over Great Britain and overseas.

The preview evening takes place on 9th September and costs £15 – Find out more here.

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London Design Festival

Date: 17th – 25th September 2022

Location: Various Locations in London

Celebrating 20 years of the festival, London Design Festival celebrates all aspects of design.

The London Design Festival was devised by Sir John Sorrell CBE and Ben Evans CBE in 2003.

The festival builds on London’s design activity and their vision was to create an annual event that would promote the city’s creativity and showcase its designers.

The week-long festival features many events, workshops and talks located throughout the city.

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Camden Brewery Tank Party in London

Date: 3rd – 4th September 2022

Location: Camden Beer Hall, London

It’s the 10th annual Camden Brewery Tank Party taking place at the Camden Beer Hall in London.

Attracting lager lovers from all over the country the Camden Town Brewery holds their Tank Party, allowing fans to try fresh beer straight from the brewery tank.

This date is the final leg of the brewery tour – back in their home town of Camden.

Guests are able to experience the Camden brews like never before and at its absolute freshest.

Tickets are 20 quid each and under 18’s get in for free. Find out more about the Camden Brewery Tank Party here.

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The Yorkshire Proms

Date: 10th September 2022

Location: The Piece Hall, Halifax

For the first time in its history, The Piece Hall is hosting a dedicated Proms night featuring the Yorkshire Symphony Orchestra.

Coinciding with the last night of the Proms at the Royal Albert Hall in London the Yorkshire Proms aims to offer northern audiences a comparable live experience on 10 September 2022.

Audiences can expect all the Proms hits, with Jerusalem and Land of Hope and Glory, alongside popular classics from Rodgers and Bernstein, and the epic Nessun Dorma.

There will of course be a Yorkshire twist, 

Tickets range from £15 – £95, to find out more about the Yorkshire Prom, click here.

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Ironman Wales

Date: 10th September 2022

Location: Tenby, Pembrokeshire

The world-famous Ironman race comes to South Wales.

It is widely considered to be one of the most difficult one-day sporting events in the world.

This grueling triathlon challenge consists of A 2.4 mile (3.8km) swim, a 112 mile (180km) cycle, followed by a marathon, with only 17 hours to do it.

In September, the picturesque Welsh seaside village of Tenby will host the Ironman event. 

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The Enchanted Forest

Date: 29 September 2022

Location: Pitlochry, Scotland

The Enchanted Forest is spectacular sound and light show set in the Faskally Wood near Pitlochry in Scotland. .

Over the last twenty years, over 600,000 visitors have flocked to see Scotland’s Enchanted Forest show.

Featuring dazzling visuals choreographed against an original music score, the magnificent Faskally Wood provides a magical natural backdrop to the experience.

Adult tickets are £25.68 all ticket prices for the Enchanted Forest Event can be found here.

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Thanks for reading our recommendations for September – we’ll be working on our list for October in the coming weeks, so stay tuned!

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