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The city of Edinburgh is renowned worldwide for the quality and diversity of its arts, and this variety is to be celebrated at this year’s Leith Festival. Taking place between the 8th and 17th June, this wide-ranging, community-based event has its origins as far back as 1907 and is committed to showcasing the best of the area’s substantial dance,...
Filed in: Events, UK
Snowdonia in Wales is home to the highest mountain in England and Wales, Mount Snowdon. It is located in the Snowdonia National Park and has an altitude of 3,560 ft (or 1,085 metres) above sea level. Due to its height, Mount Snowdon boasts some of the best views in England and is extremely popular with hill walkers and climbers. It is also one of the...
Filed in: Travel, UK
If you are heading to East Sussex during the month of May for a Rye holiday and are looking for some inspirational local events to add to your itinerary, here are a few that are well worth seeking out whilst enjoying one of the most beautiful parts of the English countryside.
Filed in: Events, UK
Brixham is a historic and picturesque fishing town situated on the South Devon coastline and is popular for Devon short breaks and as a holiday destination throughout the year, although its population swells in the summer months. This beautiful seaside town is just one of those which make up the English Riviera region. Comprising a selection of other...
Filed in: Things To Do, UK
Talented English folk guitarist and singer Matt Elliot is heading to the Catalan capital this summer, it has been confirmed. The gifted musician, who also produced and recorded electronic music under the name The Third Eye Foundation before turning to dark folk music under his own name, will be performing at the Sala Apolo in Barcelona on Sunday 10...
Filed in: Europe, Things To Do
The latest figures for Scotland have indicated an increase of over four million tourists to the country from last year, with a number of Edinburgh attractions among those boasting impressive figures. The most popular attraction was the National Museum of Scotland, with the Edinburgh venue welcoming almost 1.5 million people last year; marking a phenomenal...
Filed in: News
A family group of meerkats have arrived at Edinburgh Zoo after a deluge of requests by visitors pleaded to see the animals. The small mammal belonging to the mongoose family, made famous by a certain television advert, have already proved to be a hit with the public. It is the first time the zoo has hosted the creatures in five years, but head of animals...
Filed in: Attractions, News, UK
Zookeepers at Dublin Zoo have welcomed the attraction’s latest arrivals, after three pygmy marmoset babies were born. The adorable creatures, which are new world monkeys native to the rainforest canopies of western Brazil, eastern Ecuador, eastern Peru and northern Bolivia, are currently being looked after by its mother and father in the South American...
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After over 65 million years, dinosaurs have been brought back to life thanks to Walking with Dinosaurs, a spectacular arena show that’s set to visit Dublin for the first time this September. Regarded as one of the greatest world tours around, it allows an audience to become acquainted with the beasts that once ruled the earth through 20 intricately...
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Barcelona is a city boasting a strong relationship with the arts, with its copious galleries holding works from some of the greatest artists, including the likes of Gaudi and Pablo Picasso. This October is sure to see the return of ArtFutura, the major festival in Spain celebrating digital art. The event, which has been taking place across the world...
Filed in: Europe, Events