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Five of the best Christmas Markets

2016-08-29 09:00:00

As summer begins to draw to a close, it is finally safe to unleash the excitement that comes with Christmas, now only a few months away! One of the best things about Christmas in Britain is our bustling Christmas markets, where wooden chalets adorn the streets and hot chocolates are the order of the day.…

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48 hours in Bristol

2016-08-26 14:00:00

Nestled between the Cotswolds and rural Somerset in South West England, the city of Bristol has a rich history and a wealth of visitor attractions to match. One of Europe's most fascinating and historic maritime cities, Bristol's Harbourside was once a busy dock where sailors and merchants would trade…

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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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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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2016-07-30 - 2016-08-31
Buckingham Palace Summer Opening, London
Explore lavishly furnished State Rooms - where the Queen and members of the…
2016-09-13 - 2016-09-13
Roald Dahl Day, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, south-east, England
The official Roald Dahl Day takes place every year on 13 September, on the birthday of…