Waddesdon Manor unveiled as the fairytale setting for Cinderella

The release of a new trailer this month reveals Waddesdon Manor, the Rothschild House & Gardens in Buckinghamshire, England, will play a starring role in the upcoming Amazon Prime Video adaptation of Cinderella, streaming September 3rd. Inspired by the châteaux of the Loire Valley, Waddesdon was built in a French-renaissance … more

Amersham’s newest restaurant revealed – Pluma serving Spain’s finest tapas

Amersham’s newest restaurant, Pluma, is co-founded by local Spanish/British couple Charlie and Arantxa. It’s a brand new site on the high street, with a dark wooden bar, high tables for nibbles and beers, an open kitchen to watch the Spanish chefs in action and an outdoor courtyard for al fresco … more

Countdown to the Battle of Evesham on 3 & 4 August

It’s only a few weeks until the Battle of Evesham takes place inWorcestershire; the countdown has begun! Taking place on Evesham’s Crown Meadow on the 3 & 4 August, the mediaeval, free to attend popular festival will feature a camp with life-demonstrations of cookery, weapons and medicine plus the battle re-enactment … more

Child sunburn warning as new heatwave is due to hit UK next week

With a heatwave expected next week and temperatures forecast to soar to 30 degrees centigrade children will be at risk from sunburn, according to a news story on the BBC. So timely then that Boots own suncare range Soltan has recently launched a campaign to educate UK primary school youngsters … more

What’s new at the IKON Gallery Birmingham

Ikon is open Tuesday – Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays, 11am – 5pm. Admission is free. For the latest news and events follow @ikongallery on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Ikon Gallery is supported using public funding from Arts Council England and Birmingham City Council. Click here to find out what … more

Soak up the atmosphere at Dartington’s annual music extravaganza

Every year in one of the most beautiful parts of rural South Devon on the banks of the River Dart a wonderful extravaganza of music (and other arts) takes place. Dartington International Summer School & Festival announces 2019 Concert Programme curated by Joanna MacGregor 27 July – 24 August 2019 … more

Blenheim Palace Food Festival – Bank Holiday Weekend

The Blenheim Food Festival is a gastronomic weekend packed with engaging talks and demonstrations from celebrity and local chefs, as well as a multitude of family-friendly activities within the stunning grounds of the palace. This year’s superb line-up includes Raymond Blanc OBE (Mon 27th), Jean-Christophe Novelli (Sun 26th) and Celebrity … more

Family-friendly shows in London with discounts

if you’re on the hunt for something to do, look no further. These shows are just the ticket for a day out in the West End! We’ve got something for all ages and interests that will have you making the most of your holidays in London. We’ve searched out the … more