Archive for February, 2010

Official launch of People’s History Museum in Manchester

Todays sees the opening of the People’s History Museum in Manchester.  The museum tells the dramatic story of the British working class’s struggle for democracy and social justice. Following an extensive £12.5million redevelopment the museum now boasts a refurbished Pump House and a newly constructed four-storey extension. It incorporates new galleries, an education service, the [...]

Turning Japanese at the Dormy House Hotel’s residential garden tours

Turning Japanese at the Dormy House Hotel’s residential garden tours

The Dormy House Hotel in the Cotswolds is turning Japanese for the launch of four residential garden tours which will feature a Japanese tea ceremony and the chance to tour a privately-owned Japanese garden with the award winning designer Julian Dowle. The first of the courses, which cost £450 for an inclusive package of luxury [...]

Fistral Spa at The Bay Hotel shortlisted for prestigious National Award

With Atlantic washed beaches, breathtaking views and fresh sea air, Cornwall has long been synonymous with rest and relaxation and now, thanks to the lavish treatments and sublime facilities offered at the pampering paradise of Fistral Spa, the county is in the running for a prestigious national award. The Newquay-based Fistral Spa – which opened [...]

Sheffield Adventure Film Festival

In March 2010 the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival will feature 44 action and adventure packed award-winning films featuring adventure sports and travel from around the globe. Get yourself to The Showroom (the largest Independent Cinema outside of London, and voted Best Cultural Venue in the region) and make just one journey for a round-the-world the [...]

How deep is your love?

Are you looking for a spectacular way to propose this Valentine’s Day? Well the SEA LIFE London Aquarium is offering a watertight solution which will be impossible to say no to – an exclusive underwater proposal service. Those wishing to pop the question to their loved one in a totally unique and utterly surprising way [...]

Beamish celebrates 40 years as North’s Living Museum

Beamish celebrates 40 years as North’s Living Museum

Beamish Museum celebrates its 40th birthday in this month and will be hosting events throughout the year to celebrate. The award winning open air museum – which charts the history of North East life in the 18th and 19th centuries – has also invested in new attractions, including an Edwardian Fairground and steam powered horse [...]

Chinese New Year fun at Coalport China Museum

Coalport China Museum in the Ironbridge Gorge, Shropshire will be taking on a distinctly Oriental flavour during the school half-term as a series of activities celebrating the Chinese New Year are scheduled to take place throughout the week of Monday 15th to Friday 19th February 2010. The creative can join drop-in ceramic workshops and try [...]

Springtime in Savill Gardens

With the arrival of spring, thoughts turn to days out and weekends away. And for lovers of the countryside and all things flora and fauna, Savill Gardens located in Windsor Great Park and one of Britain’s greatest ornamental gardens, comes into its own this time of year. With this in mind, The Christopher hotel has [...]

Take a wonderful Valentine’s journey through North East England

Take a wonderful Valentine’s journey through North East England

For lovers seeking a Valentine’s escape the North East provides a bewitching, enchanting and sensual experience. From romantic walks hand-in-hand down wind-swept beaches, to exceptional dinners by roaring fires, prepared with the freshest local food, to inspirational castles with intriguing ghost stories, the North East provides the perfect setting for couples looking for a memorable [...]

Discover Oxford and Oxfordshire Fair

Discover Oxford and Oxfordshire Fair

Come along and find out about all the places you can visit and things you can do in your spare time at VisitOxford‘s first Discover Oxford and Oxfordshire Fair. The event is aimed at people living or working in the area who may not know about all the hidden gems in our area. The fair takes place [...]

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