East Midlands Designer Outlet – Nottinghamshire

East Midlands Designer Outlet

East Midlands Designer Outlet – A Designer Outlet in Robin Hood country: At East Midlands Designer Outlet there are 70 stores offering favourites like Gap, Levi’s, Ben Sherman, Calvin Klein Jeans, Superdry, LK Bennett, Kurt Geiger, Nike, Barbour and Marks & Spencer at discounts of up to 60%. Opened in October 1998, this is more a […]

Getting to Know the Queen on Her Diamond Jubilee


Interesting Facts About Queen Elizabeth II – Getting to Know the Queen: 2012 marks the 60th anniversary of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II and this Diamond Jubilee year is an opportune time to get to know The Queen. Interesting Facts About the Queen Queen Elizabeth II was born on April 21, 1926. She is […]

Queen Elizabeth II – Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

Queen's Diamond Jubilee

Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Celebrations 2012: On 6 February 2012, Queen Elizabeth II will have been on the throne for 60 years. The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee is a historical occasion as Queen Elizabeth II is only the second British monarch to achieve 60 years on the throne.  Currently only Queen Victoria beats this record, […]

Sandringham House – The Queen’s Favourite Winter Retreat

Sandringham Estate

Sandringham House on Sandringham Estate is the winter residence of the Queen: Just as Balmoral Castle is the summer retreat of the Queen, Sandringham House is the favourite winter residence of the Queen and members of the British Royal Family. Set amongst the stunning gardens of  Sandrinham Estate in Norfolk, Sandringham House has been the […]

National Football Museum in Manchester


See The Greatest Collection of Football Memorabilia at The National Football Museum: Mention Manchester and its famous football team Manchester United comes to mind. Manchester is where Football League was founded, so it seems appropriate that this city with a long football tradition and the world-famous football team should become the new home of the […]

Diamond Jubilee – Celebrating 60 Years as Queen

1953 Coronation - QE2

Diamond Jubilee 2012 – 60th Anniversary of The Reign of Queen Elizabeth II: Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the throne took place on 6 February 1952 and 2012 marks the 60th anniversary of her reign as Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Diamond Jubilee celebrations are planned for many cities […]

Bond Cars from 50 Years of James Bond Movies

James Bond Aston Martin

Bond in Motion is an Exhibition of 50 James Bond Cars from the James Bond Movies: For fans of James Bond movies, the sleek and lethal James Bond cars with Gatling guns and missile launchers are very much a part of the thrill of 007 movies. And here’s some exciting news for those who love […]

The Lumiere Festival Returns to Light Up Durham

Durham Lumiere Festival

The Lumiere Festival Returns to Light Up Durham, the Cathedral City: The cathedral city of Durham, in the north-east of England, is to hold its second Lumiere Festival, a spectacular free festival of light and art in November. Durham Lumiere Festival Using artworks made from light, the four-day Lumiere Festival will transform Durham landmarks, streets, […]

The Big Tree Switch-On at Wakehurst Place

Christmas at Wakehurst Place

Christmas Tree Lighting at Wakehurst Place – Sussex: England’s largest live Christmas tree will be lit up for the festive season on November 25th at Wakehurst Place, the  Kew Royal Botanic Gardens’ country estate in Sussex. This amazing 36-metre (118-ft) giant redwood tree will be decorated with 1,800 lights.  So how do you decorate a 36-metre […]

Wakehurst Place – A Botanical Delight

Wakehurst Place - Water Garden

Wakehurst Place Gardens is One of the Most Visited National Trust Properties: Wakehurst Place is a National Trust property in Ardingly in West Sussex.  Managed and funded by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Wakehurst Place Gardens is one of the most visited National Trust properties.  At this country estate of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, […]