August Events: Denmark’s answer to the Chelsea Flower Show


Garden Living Fair

Aug 5-7, 10:00- 17:00; Slottet 1B, Fredensborg Slot, Fredensborg;

Exhibitors from Denmark and abroad will present in the centre of Fredensborg, right next to Fredensborg Castle, top-of-the-range of flowers, organic gardening, garden furniture, floral art and outdoor kitchen. (AP)

Strøm Festival

Aug 6-13, venues in Cph V & K; mostly free;

Showcasing the very best of electronic music, this festival is the biggest of its kind in Scandinavia. Watch out for the US rave veteran ‘The Black Madonna’. And as well as the music, there are workshops where you can hone your own skills. (AJ)

Summer Dance

Aug 8-14, 20:30; Københavns Politigård, Polititorvet 1, Cph V; 70kr

With a program promising a variety of styles, this is the perfect chance to sample the delights of the National Youth Ballet of Germany, Danish percussion and Taiwanese company B.Dance. (AJ)

CPH Fashion Festival

Aug 10-12; various locations; mostly free;

Attend more than 200 fashion events to feed your hunger for new styles, colours and cuts. Besides fantastic sales there will be a high heel race, street parties, catwalk shows and more. (LK)

Malmö Festival

Aug 12-19; multiple venues; mostly free;

The massive city-wide Malmö Festival will once again wow residents and visitors with a fabulous line-up – this year with a focus on sustainability. With over 1.4 million visitors to the event every year, it is always worth the trip. (AJ)