Festival goers arrive on the first day of Reading Festival in southern England on Friday. The festival runs until Sunday and the main acts include Eminem and Nine Inch Nails.
Edinburgh International Festival director Sir Jonathan Mills launches the programme for this year’s festival during a photocall at the Camera Obscura and World of Illusions in the Scottish capital. This year’s theme is the interaction between art and technology, and the programme features spectacles such as the music of Beethoven staged in a spaceship. Read more
A member of the public has her picture taken with a street performer during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Comedians, musicians, dancers and actors from more than 40 countries have taken to the streets and stages of the Scottish capital for the next month. Organisers said 2013 will be a record year with 2,871 shows to be performed by 24,107 artists in 273 venues.
Festival goers arrive for the Glastonbury Festival, at Worthy Farm in Somerset, on Wednesday. The 42nd festival will run until June 30, headlined by the Rolling Stones.
Vocal ensemble I Fagiolini sing in St Bartholomew the Great church as Bridie Hooper of Circa performs ‘Stirrups’ on a high wire above on Tuesday in London. The show is part of the City of London Festival in which audiences will see and participate in music, dance, art, film and poetry performances in some of London’s iconic spaces and venues. Read more
A rain soaked couple dances as a pianist is playing in Taksim Square, Istanbul, Turkey on Friday. Read more