Category: England

April 2, 2010

All's Well that Ends Well – Well Not Really…

Filed under: England - 02 Apr 2010

It seems that in Shakespeare Country all is not well. The tourist information centre in William Shakespeare’s home town has closed its doors.

“Shakespeare Country”, which runs the tourist information centre, is a partnership between the private company South …

March 5, 2010

Mother's Day or Mothering Sunday – March 14th

Filed under: England - 05 Mar 2010

Mother’s Day or Mothering Sunday in the U.K. is on March 14th. So if your mum lives in the U.K. or is travelling around the U.K. don’t forget her special day.

Some ideas to make this Mother’s Day memorable …

February 14, 2010

Festival of Crime and Thriller Writing – English Riviera

Filed under: Cornwall & Devon - 14 Feb 2010

Calling all sleuths, writers and anyone who enjoys crime novels and thrillers – Some of England’s most scheming criminal minds will be descending on the English Riviera this April for the Festival of Crime and Thriller Writing.

Torquay is …

January 27, 2010

Hadrian's Wall – 1600th Anniversary Celebrations

Filed under: England - 27 Jan 2010

2010 is the 1600th anniversary of the end of Roman Britain in AD410 and visitors to England will have the opportunity to see a once in a lifetime spectacular event along Hadrian’s Wall.

On Saturday, 13 March 2010, Hadrian’s …

December 29, 2009

London's New Year's Eve Celebrations

Filed under: Things to Do - London - 29 Dec 2009

Being part of London’s New Year’s Eve celebrations can be fun, if you plan ahead and plan well.

Yes, the big countdown to New Year’s Day is coming up and this year’s fireworks display in Central London will be …

December 16, 2009

Robbers Strike at Regent's Canal in Islington

Filed under: London - 16 Dec 2009

On our recent London visit, we went to Regent’s Canal and were so charmed by its beauty that we wrote two posts on this visit. As our friends Linda and Neil had moved into the Regent’s Canal area …

November 2, 2009

Oxford Street Christmas Lights Switch-on 3 November

Filed under: London - 02 Nov 2009

Oxford Street Christmas Lights have been illuminating Central London since 1959 and 2009 is expected to be Oxford Street’s biggest and most elaborate Christmas light show in its 50-year history.

On 3 November the famous Oxford Street lights switch …

August 26, 2009

London Pass – End of Summer Sale

Filed under: London - 26 Aug 2009

London Pass are now running a sale to the end of this month.

Get 10% off 3 and 6 Day London Passes by purchasing your pass before the end of August!

Some of the key benefits of the London Pass …

August 25, 2009

Borough Market on the move….

Filed under: London - 25 Aug 2009

London’s famous Borough Market is on the move after 250 years at its current site. Traders are being relocated to Jubilee Market on 1 September to allow Network Rail to commence their work. This move will …

August 14, 2009

Letting Off Steam in Cornwall…

Filed under: Cornwall & Devon - 14 Aug 2009

The Biggest and Best Steam Engine Rally in the West is on this weekend, starting Friday August 14th – Sunday August 16th.  Organized by the West of England Steam Engine Society, the Rally is at the Tywarnhayle Farm …

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