The choice of festivals is massive: music, literature, cookery even death.

If you can think of it, there is sure to be a festival for it somewhere. Having said that, most charge a hefty entrance fee, here are a few low and no-cost options for you to consider.

Free music festivals

June 16-17, Leamington Peace Festival –

July 20-22, Upton Blues Festival –

July 20-29, Birmingham, Solihull and Sandwell Jazz Festival –

July 27-August 4, Monmouth Music Festival –

August 31-September 2, Godiva Festival –

September 13-15, Worcester Music Festival –

Other free festivals include

June 1-2, MotoFest 2019, Coventry City Centre –

July 19-21, Bristol Harbour Festival –

August 8-11, Bristol International Balloon Fiesta –

And for just £1

Ola Birmingham Mela, July 20 21— Europe's largest Asian festival –

Volunteering at festivals

Festivals use agencies to find their volunteers, online registration is usually open during the winter months, so you need to register well in advance to stand a chance of being selected to for the festival of your choice.

More information about volunteering at the big ticket festivals is available at: