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A whatever-the-weather guide to Britain’s best winter activities

2016-08-24 09:00:00

Whether you're looking to warm up in a cosy pub or embrace the chill on a ski slope, there are plenty of winter activities to indulge in throughout Britain. We've rounded up the best indoor and outdoor suggestions for when the weather outside is frightful or delightful.

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Raise a glass to English sparkling wine

2016-08-22 09:00:00

There's been a lot of fuss about English fizz in recent years and for good reason. Almost 200 new vineyards have opened in the UK over the past five years and a record harvest was reported in 2014. English vineyards are now being recognised on a global scale and 14 homegrown sparkling wines scooped gold medals at…

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New Harry Potter exhibition to open in 2017

2016-08-19 09:00:00

"I've got to go to the library!" said Hermione Granger in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. To celebrate the twentieth anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, The British Library in London is launching a new exhibition about the…

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What’s new in London for the 2016 Autumn Season

2016-08-18 15:51:00

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has declared London's Autumn Season of Culture open. Now in its third year, the 2016 season coincides with some of the biggest expansions of major cultural venues seen in decades, as well as fantastic festivals, incredible new exhibitions and sparkling new theatre.

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Step inside a Shakespeare play

2016-08-17 09:00:00

Pack your bumper volume of Shakespeare plays and head this way: the Bard set many of his tragedies, comedies and history plays in Britain. Here's where to walk in the footsteps of Shakespeare's characters.

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2016-08-18 15:51:00
What’s new in London for the 2016 Autumn Season
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has declared London's Autumn Season of Culture open.…
2016-08-18 11:34:00
Overseas visitors flock to London’s cultural attractions.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan declares #LondonIsOpen for culture and…

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2016-08-05 - 2016-08-28
Edinburgh International Festival and other festivals, Edinburgh, Scotland
EIF and Fringe (5 - 29 August); Book festival (13 - 29 August); Art festival (28…
2016-08-27 - 2016-08-28
Notting Hill Carnival, London
London's famous free Caribbean festival and the largest street party in Europe will be…