Top 5 Free Things To Do During The Adelaide Fringe

Written by Grant Mills on . Posted in Art, City Guides, Festivals, History, Society, Top List, Travel

While the Edinburgh Fringe is the undisputed king of arts festivals, on the far side of the world the Australian city of Adelaide is home to its sister festival, The Adelaide Fringe, proudly the southern hemisphere’s largest arts festival.

I’ve been lucky enough to live in both Edinburgh and Adelaide, and have deliriously immersed myself in both festivals. While alike, there are some significant differences.

Week Three of the 2014 One Small World Awards

Written by Grant Mills on . Posted in Charity, City Guides, European Bazaar, Festivals, Photography, Society, Travel

 

Europe’s Most Unmissable Festival

Winner Announced: Monday 24th Nov 2014

One thing I did not expect to discover when I set out on the European Bazaar project was just how many festivals there are out there that people would call bizarre. Even after over a year of researching and six months trekking back and forth across the continent, I’m still having people regale me with events, ceremonies or competitions that :  1) test my credulity and 2) I struggle to believe I’m yet to hear about.

Week Two of the 2014 OSW Awards

Written by Grant Mills on . Posted in Charity, European Bazaar, Festivals, Photography, Society, Travel

 

EUROPE’S MOST FUN FESTIVAL TO COMPETE IN

Winner announced: Friday 14th Nov 2014

For millennia humanity has attempted to quantify what makes us human, what separates us from the animals. Philosophers have wasted away in their garrets consumed by the desire to distill the essence of our species down to a single, perfect account.

Week One of the 2014 OSW Awards

Written by Grant Mills on . Posted in Art, European Bazaar, Festivals, Media, Photography, Travel

EUROPE’S MOST OUTRAGEOUS FESTIVAL

Winner announced: Wednesday 5th Nov 2014

Scratch Europe’s distinguished surface and underneath you’re likely to find a sequined spandex jumpsuit. For all its pomposity, ceremony and history Europe is a vast petri dish of cultures, each bubbling with their own subversive predilections.