Offering luck and protection, June is all about luminescent moonstone. Known as the ultimate traveller’s stone, we’ve been inspired to look across the globe for this months travel inspiration. As we enter into festival season, we explore some of the world’s best celebrations from around the world, from a far-flung desert to a corner of English countryside.
Obonjan | Croatia
With a creative programme lasting a whopping 10 weeks, this unique island festival is made up of three pillars: Tune In, Explore and Restore. The result is an eclectic mix of musical performances, talks and workshops, yoga, massage and much, much more.
Where Obonjan is an island in the Adriatic sea off the Croatian coast, 6km from the City of Šibenik.
When 23rd June to 3rd September
Perfect for Culture vultures in need of some sun
Eaux Claires | Wisconsin
Curated by Bon Iver frontman (and Eau Claire native) Justin Vernon, this scenic 2 day festival is set on the sleepy banks of the Chippewa river. With interactive art installations and surprise collaborations, it’s got a reputation for chilled out vibes and friendly crowds.
Where Foster Farms, Eau Claire Wisconsin
When 16th to 17th June
Perfect for Music without the madness
Roskilde | Denmark
With big-name headliners across 9 different stages, this not-for-profit festival is one of the largest in Europe. Run with the help of almost 32,000 volunteers, there’s a great sense of community spirit, while the annual Naked Run pays homage to its hippie beginnings.
Where Roskilde, Denmark
When 24th June to 1st July
Perfect for Party vibes with a feel-good factor
Port Eliot | Cornwall
From it’s humble beginnings as a literary festival, Port Eliot has morphed into a 4-day celebration that really does have something for everyone. Tucked away in this historical estate you’ll find intimate gigs, cooking demonstrations, hot tubs, canoeing, and even survivalist masterclasses. With as much on for kids as there is for adults, this is a great one for some family fun.
Where A Grade 1 listed house and grounds in the parish of St Germans, Cornwall
When 27th to 30th July
Perfect for A long weekend with a bit of bite
Burning Man | Nevada
First held in 1986, Burning Man isn’t your typical festival, but an experiment in community and art. Each year tens of thousands of participants come together to create Black Rock City, a temporary metropolis made up of themed villages in an experience based around self-reliance and self expression.
Where Nevada’s Black Rock Desert
When 27th August to 4th September
Perfect for Seasoned festival-goers wanting to up their game