Things to do - posts from August 2016

Things to do this weekend: Giant leeks and pasty festivals

by Louie.kenyoncrockett

August 29 2016 in Things to do

With dark evenings creeping closer, we’ve been on the hunt for things to do this weekend. Whether you want to see out the summer with one last festival on the Isle of Wight, or perhaps return to English roots with some monster crops in Durham, you’re bound…

Tall ship Regatta

Things to do this weekend: Scenic walks and sci-fi screenings

by Louie.kenyoncrockett

August 22 2016 in Things to do

Make the most of the August Bank Holiday with activities across the country. Pull on your hiking boots for the Dartmoor Walking Festival, party like a VIP at Victorious Fest on the south coast, or switch off with some space-themed viewing in Manchester. Words…


The Berkshire bucket list

by Melissa Brobby

August 17 2016 in Things to do

David Brent is back! Twelve years on from BBC mockumentary The Office, Ricky Gervais’ new film David Brent: Life on the Road, in cinemas from 19 August, follows the hapless ex-manager on his quest for rock stardom. Berkshire is full of visitor gems, including…

Things to do this weekend: Roman soldiers and a chocolate safari

by Louie.kenyoncrockett

August 15 2016 in Things to do

Why not march to Hadrian’s Wall to experience Roman military life this weekend? Or if you want a full on party, visit Staffordshire or Essex for a chart-topping bonanza featuring Rihanna. Words: Danielle Jones. For more ideas and inspiration for this weekend…

Conrad Candy Shop afternoon tea

Time for tea: 10 afternoon tea experiences in England

by Melissa Brobby

August 8 2016 in Things to do

Melissa Brobby shares her favourite afternoon tea experiences in England, from a Mad Hatter's tea party in the heart of London to afternoon tea above the clouds in Portsmouth.

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