Things to do - posts from November 2016

Treasure's House, York

Things to do this weekend: Camel parades and giant snow slides

by Melissa Brobby

November 28 2016 in Things to do

For a truly frosty experience throw yourself down the huge snow slide at Bolton Winter Festival or get your Christmas tree for free at Farnham Heath. To escape the Advent countdown check into Geekdom Sunderland, suggests Danielle Jones. 

Thorpe Forest, Norfolk

Five ways to have your own dose of hygge in England

by Melissa Brobby

November 23 2016 in Things to do

What exactly is Hygge? Translated into English as ‘cosiness’, hygge (pronounced ‘hoo-gah said quickly) is an ancient Danish concept of warm feelings and cosy contentment, whether it’s snuggling up by the fire or indulging in a hearty meal. You can…

The Lanterns, Chester Zoo

Things to do this weekend: Magical safaris and Celtic beer

by Melissa Brobby

November 18 2016 in Things to do

It’s the last weekend of November, which means things are really starting to feel a little bit festive with traditional Christmas crafts in Warwick and lanterns alight in Cheshire. But there’s still lots that’s not too seasonally themed, like a fantastic…

Down House in Kent

Things to do this weekend: Visit Darwin's house and indulge in Chocfest

by Melissa Brobby

November 11 2016 in Things to do

This weekend, grab the kids and head out to look around Charles Darwin’s home in Kent, or visit Liverpool to check out the coolest of kicks. If you’re looking for something a little bit naughty then a celebration of chocolate in Leicestershire should keep…


Things to do this weekend: Japanese tea ceremonies and vintage shopping

by Melissa Brobby

November 3 2016 in Things to do

This weekend, be amongst literary greats down in Dorset, or be stunned by contortionists in Great Yarmouth. Head up to Derby to have a celebrity take you on a spooky stroll, or visit Manchester to sample beautiful Japanese traditions suggests Danielle Jones.

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