The Alternative Guide to Summer Festivals

Campsites are being prepared, acts are warming up their vocal cords, and millions of people around the world are getting geared up for the summer festival season.

The Glastonburys and Burning Mans are always crammed with revellers, with tickets often selling out months in advance.

We’ve put together an alternative summer festival calendar, taking in some of the best niche carnivals and experiences around the world. From wife-carrying in Finland to oil wrestling in Turkey, here’s your alternative guide to 2015’s summer festivals.

The Alternative Guide to Summer Festivals