The genre has gained UNESCO recognition and Jamaica’s Reggae Sumfest turns 27. 14-20 July.
In the home of jazz, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is set to celebrate its 50th anniversary with a packed lineup of local and international acts. 25 April-2 May.
Fifty years after Woodstock, an anniversary festival is to be held at the original site in New York State, featuring over 60 artists. 16-18 August.
In numbers: Standford bookshop
Books and maps for sale at the famous Covent Garden travel bookstore, which recently moved from Long Acre to Mercer Street
The number of months an exhibition will last, starting this spring. On display will be material that resurfaced during the move, including letters from Captain Scott and Florence Nightingale
The year the original store opened.
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Published in the March 2019 issue of National Geographic Traveller (UK)