National Portrait Gallery Christmas Treasure Hunt

12 Days of Christmas Treasure Hunt When we found out the National Portrait Gallery is to close in 2020 for three years, we decided we’d better stage our 12 Days of Christmas Treasure Hunt one more time. The 12 Days of Christmas Treasure Hunt at The National Portrait Gallery on Friday 27th December 2019 at 1pm The 12 … More National Portrait Gallery Christmas Treasure Hunt

Christmas Tree Wonderland

We headed to Bournemouth to see their Christmas Tree Trail…. The Christmas Tree Wonderland trail has more than 100 glittering trees and festive illuminations. The free trail starts at the illuminated big wheel, situated in Pier Approach, before weaving through Bournemouth’s historic Lower Gardens. You can get a great view from the big wheel, before … More Christmas Tree Wonderland

Guy Fawkes

Originally posted on Invitation To Events:
Guy Fawkes, from ‘Peeps into the Past’ ? Born in York to Edward and Edith Fawkes, Guy Fawkes was baptised a Protestant at St Michael le Belfry on the 16th April 1570. His father was a proctor of the ecclesiastical courts and advocate of the consistory court of the…

Haunted House Trail

Halloween-themed haunted houses first emerged during the Great Depression as ways to distract young tricksters. Groups of families would deck out their basements with home made scary decorations. Then they would hold “house-to-house” parties, where the children would travel from basement to basement, experiencing different scary scenes. Trails Of Terror A 1937 party pamphlet is quoted in Lisa … More Haunted House Trail

On a hunt for modern art around Bruges

This summer we visited the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bruges. On the way to our hotel, we passed one of the large art installations currently situated on the canals. Large art installations – What’s that all about? From 5 May to 16 September 2018 Triennial Bruges 2018 is taking place.  Held once every three years an artistic route spreads across … More On a hunt for modern art around Bruges

The Simon and Garfunkel Story

We were lucky enough to see The Simon and Garfunkel Story at the Lyric Theatre in London. The show includes film footage from the 1960s to accompany their story from childhood friends to international performers. Catch the show at at the Lyric Theatre on Monday 25th June and Monday 23rd July 2018 or at The Orchard Theatre on Monday 17th September 2018. Youtube … More The Simon and Garfunkel Story