Most popular Pageants, parades, festivals books
The most popular Pageants, parades, festivals books currently available. Updated weekly.
A complete chronological account of Woodstock, hour by hour, performance by performance. Released to coincide with its 50th anniversary and with a foreword by festival co-founder, Michael Lang.
50 Years of Glastonbury celebrates the mud and mayhem that makes the festival one of the most popular musical events in the world, for fans and for artists, alike.
All Year Round is brimming with things to make, activities, stories, poems and songs to share with your family.
Festivals come in every shape and size, but they are all a wonderful opportunity to have an awesome party! This guide is packed with tips to help you make the most of your festival experience, whether it's at a sprawling tent city or a small but perfectly curated boutique festival.
Party at the best festivals in Europe with bestselling author Rick Steves!
The ultimate betting companion in the build-up to the 2019 Festival. Packed with invaluable advice from the best writers in the business, this comprehensive guide has everything you need for jump racing's biggest meeting.
The authoritative guide to planning, organising, managing and delivery events of all size
Also includes glitter inspiration from the runway to Instagram, your basic eco-glitter beauty kit, fashion and accessories to complete the look, sparkling stockists and top tips from the experts, including make-up artists, drag queens, celebs, stylists and fashion designers.
The Great British Woodstock: The Incredible Story of the Weeley Festival 1971
Featuring a wide array of iconic rock posters, period photographs, music memorabilia and light shows, "out-of-this-world" clothing, and avant-garde films, this title celebrates San Francisco's rebellious and colorful counterculture that blossomed in the years surrounding the 1967 Summer of Love.
Preston earned its Guild Merchant in 1179; the tradition continues over 800 years on.
Fiesta: The Branding and Identity for Festivals is a compilation of remarkable branding designs and campaigns for a variety of renowned festivals from around the world.
This book analyses the role of activist practices in the building of collective identities for social movement studies as well as the role of festivals as significant repertoires of collective action and sites of identitarian explorations in contemporary Europe.
Since its inception in 1946, the Cannes Film Festival has embraced the high-brow and the high-glam - new cinema from Iran or China and red carpet parades from Madonna or Nicole Kidman.
The Edinburgh Festival is the world's largest arts festival. It has also been the site of numerous 'culture wars' since it began in 1947. This book explores the 'culture wars' of 1945-1970 and is the first major study of the origins and development of this leading annual arts extravaganza.
The Eisteddfod, first published in 1990 as part of the University of Wales Press's Writers of Wales series, presents the history of the National Eisteddfod to an English-speaking audience.
Book XIV of Martial's epigrams, the "Apophoreta", comprising of poetic couplets, is a source of information about one of the principal Roman festivals and about many everyday objects of first-century Rome. This book examines literary, linguistic and textual matters, and the work's social context.
Alasdair Hutton recalls his time as the voice of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo from when he first started in 1992. The book compiles his personal memories and pays tribute to the talented host of people he worked with along the way.
Described in the Radio Times (27 July 2015) as 'A remarkable, unique institution lying at the heart of British life', the Three Choirs Festival celebrated its three-hundred-year anniversary in 2015.
How do Egyptian Muslims celebrate Ramadan? How do Egyptian Christians celebrate Easter? What should you expect to find on the table when invited to eat in an Egyptian home? What do you say when an Egyptian sneezes? This book tells you about these matters - and many more. It introduces the reader to the hows, whats, and whys of Egyptians life.
"Prepared by Carole Rosenstein, PhD, on behalf of Silber & Associates."
The answers to the world's questions about Burning Man, a cult desert festival in the USA that is so popular that there is a lottery for its tickets and is so unique that much debate has been ignited about influence of this festival on ideas of anti-capitalism, self-sufficient living and creative community.
For a time, the Isle of Wight Festivals transformed a sleepy English island into the rock'n'roll capital of the world. From promoting a one-nighter in 1968, to raise funds for a local swimming pool, the young Foulk brothers were able to out-perform Woodstock, by signing the world-exclusive appearance of rock's poet laureate, Bob Dylan.
"When the World Came to the Isle of Wight: Vol 1&2" comprises of SIGNED copies of 'Stealing Dylan from Woodstock', and 'The Last Great Event', shrinkwrapped with an eye-catching bellyband.
Crossing Central Europe is a pioneering volume that focuses on the complex networks of transcultural interrelations in Central Europe from 1900 to 2000.
A go-to festival survival guide?The Festival Book is packed full of hilarious anecdotes, a guide to the very best festivals on offer and tips and tricks to get you festival ready.You'll learn which festival is for you, what to wear, how to pack like a pro and loads more!
The Art of Fine Gifts: The Day of the Dead is a festival of culture and youth. The beautiful rituals, the sugar skulls, the costumes and the festivities have grown into a massive counterculture across the western world. Informative text accompanies each work and the datepad features previous and next month's views.