The Big Summer Quiz answers

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The great outdoors

1. The Isle of Wight Festival

2. The Cambridge Folk Festival

3. Bayreuth

4. The first Glastonbury Festival, in 1970

5. Henry Wood, founder of the Proms

6. Philadelphia

7. The Sydney Olympic athletes' village

8. He built a theatre in his garden and established the Glyndebourne Festival Opera, which opened in 1934

9. The Edinburgh International Festival

10. The first Womad Festival

The great auteurs

1. Summer

2. Summer of '42

3. Summer with Monika. The film was ground-breaking in its depiction of nudity, and is credited with starting Sweden's reputation for raciness

4. "In the Summertime", by Mungo Jerry

5. "Feelgood Hit of the Summer": "Nicotine, Valium, Vicodin, Marijuana, Ecstasy and Alcohol / C-c-c-c-c-cocaine"

6. Suddenly, Last Summer

7. "Summertime Blues": "I'd like to help you son but you're too young to vote," says the congressman

8. Last of the Summer Wine, now on its last series after 37 years

9. Spike Lee's Summer of Sam

10. "Summer in the City", by Lovin' Spoonful

The great escape

1. Pimm's

2. The Rough Guides

3. Tomatoes

4. Wakes Week

5. They're all "false" berries, with the ovary in a different place from "true" berries

6. Thomas Cook. It was his first excursion (though certainly not his last)

7. Lammas Day, from "Loaf Mass" – when people would take to church a loaf from the new crop

8. Granny Smith's apple

9. Coronation chicken, to commemorate the Queen's coronation on 2 June 1953

10. Stop me and buy one

The great old days

1. The first air-conditioner

2. The original Globe Theatre

3. They were named as moons of Pluto

4. Hay fever/Hay Fever

5. Heatwave. The daily maximum temperature was more than 100F for 160 days

6. The Eiffel Tower

7. Hail – the area is known as "Hail Alley"

8. It was the day around 400 separate bush fires were recorded in the state of Victoria. The emergency lasted until mid-March

9. Stonehenge. Police violently prevented New Age travellers who were intending to set up at the Stonehenge Free Festival from breaching an exclusion zone

10. Lidos, from the Lido di Venezia

The great pastime

1. Polo

2. A sponsorship deal with 7-Eleven stores

3. The 1948 Games in war-ravaged London

4. Lawn tennis

5. Jack Johnson, or the "Galveston Giant", the first black world heavyweight champion

6. "The Shot Heard Round the World"

7. Test Match Special

8. Royal Ascot; the first meeting was held on 1 August 1711

9. The United States

10. Garin, "The Little Chimney Sweep", won the first Tour de France

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