30 SEPT-1 OCTOBER: WEST TOWN ART WALK, CHICAGO, USA
Shops will host an array of works by local artists. The event includes fashion displays and the best food trucks in the area offering popular Chicago delicacies.
5-16 OCTOBER: LONDON LITERATURE FESTIVAL, UK
This festival hosts an array of celebrated novelists and poets, with a focus on science fiction and the possibilities of the future. It includes an array of activities for children, as well as readings and literary discussions.
7-16 OCTOBER: DESERT TRIP, CALIFORNIA, USA
This event includes features some of the biggest international artists, from Paul McCartney to the Rolling Stones. It includes culinary offerings from renowned chefs and restaurants, wine pairings and cocktails.
19-23 OCTOBER: AMSTERDAM DANCE EVENT, NETHERLANDS
One of the world’s biggest electronic music festivals, it showcases both established and up-and-coming artists, as well as performers in other genres. There’ll also be interactive workshops, technical demonstrations and a concurrent music festival in the evenings.
27-29 OCTOBER: PITCHFORK MUSIC FESTIVAL, PARIS, FRANCE
Don’t miss this ultra-trendy event, which includes performers such as MIA, Bat For Lashes and Moderat. There’ll be more than eight acts to enjoy. Vive la musique!