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Sheffield FC v Hallam FC in 1860

England: the home of sport

by Katie Rowe

June 13 2014 in History & heritage

We can’t deny that the World Cup is a sight to behold and while we'll be watching every match with bated breath, we'd like to remind you all of a certain something. Although the Brazilian players are world-famous for their footy skills, if it wasn't…

Thomas Hardy's Cottage in Dorset

Literary breaks

by Katie Rowe

June 12 2014 in Culture Vulture

England’s landscapes have been a muse to poets and novelists throughout the centuries. Follow in the footsteps of some of England’s literary greats to see exactly what inspired them to create some of their greatest works on a literary holiday this summer…

Field Day Festival in East London Credit: Errol Rainey

Field Day 2014

by Chris Moore

June 5 2014 in Events

This weekend, for the eighth year in a row, Field Day is returning and the whole 86 hectares of Victoria Park are going to be filled with the sights and sounds of a truly innovative festival line-up featuring a host of globally established performers and…

Le Tour De France. Copyright: Simon Wilkinson

A summer of sporting events

by Katie Rowe

June 4 2014 in Events

There's plenty of sporting action going on outside of the Commonwealth Games. Here’s our guide to some of the best sporting events taking place in England this summer.

Chapel Down Winery in Kent

Grapes, hops and junipers

by Katie Rowe

June 4 2014 in Food & drink

Drink up England with vineyard tours, gin tastings and an adventure ale trail through a national park.


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