Events

An elephant painting at Surin Elephant Festival, Thailand © How3ird
NOVEMBER

Elephant Roundup, Thailand

The largest living land animal playing football, running races, painting and re-enacting battles.

Photo © Gina Smith
NOVEMBER

Monkey Buffet, Thailand

The Lop Buri Monkey Festival sees a fabulous monkey feast laid out by the Khmer temple for the lucky primates.

Photo © Micha L. Rieser
NOVEMBER

Turnip Festival, Switzerland

Pumpkins, schmumkins. If you think carving Halloween squashes takes skill, just wait till you see what these villagers can do with a turnip.

Fermented fish festival, Norway © Venabu.no
NOVEMBER

Fermented fish festival, Norway

Fermented fish (a Norwegian speciality that’s not for the squeamish) is so popular it has its own festival.

Photo © Dominic Alves
NOVEMBER

Lewes bonfire night, England

Gordon Brown. Osama Bin Laden. Anne Robinson. James Hewitt. Nelson. The Pope. What do all these household names have in common?

Photo © Ottery Carnival Committee
NOVEMBER

Flaming tar barrels, England

Guy Fawkes Night is already a strange UK celebration, but Ottery St Mary folk clearly felt its quirkiness needed a boost.

Camel Racing, Dubai - Photo © Sahara uiak
NOVEMBER

Camel racing, Dubai

Watching these gangly mammals drop their usual leisurely pace and gallop surprisingly fast is something not to miss when visiting Dubai.

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NOVEMBER

Lying competition, England

If your nose is growing to Pinocchio-like proportions, then fib your way over to Cumbria in November for your chance to be crowned the World’s Biggest Liar.

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