The Bastille Days Festival in the UK is a celebration of all things French.
Unlike it's name implies, the Bastille Days Festival is not, in itself, a celebration that is solely dedicated to the storming of the Bastille. However, since the event is symbolic of French culture, the Festival is dedicated to the French culture of which that historic event typifies.
Where It Is Held In The UK
The Bastille Days Festival, as with most festivals, requires a considerable size property to host the event. Because of this, the event is held at Borough Market, Southwark Street, London SE1 1TL. You can find more about that location in a UK business directory, such as the one below.
The location, as you may well be aware, is one that is steeped in culture. However, if you don't know much about the Borough Market, here is a picture of the market so that you can get a better idea of the location.
What Happens There?
As mentioned, the Bastille Days Festival is dedicated to all things French. So, you will find the following features at the festival:
- street entertainment
- traditional waiter's races
- Parisian Folk Music
- A live Gypsy Jazz and Swing Band, and
- Petanque Games
So, it is clear that there will be plenty for all the family, so why not ensure that you attend?
To attend the event, it is held at:
020 7407 1002