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Famous for its natural spa baths, incredible examples of Georgian architecture and range of things to see and do, the city of Bath has always been a popular draw for visitors. It doesn’t just rest on these credentials though, staging an array of fantastic events taking place throughout the year for the whole family to enjoy while staying in one of...
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An exciting new restaurant has been opened in Paris, adding yet another dimension to the city acclaimed culinary scene. At a location where Napoleon’s soldiers were once conscripted in the 19th century, Chef Antonin Bonnet has opened Le Sergent Recruteur. The exciting new eatery intends to bridge the Rive Droite (right bank) and Rive Gauche (left...
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Preparations are underway for a 10-day festival near Edinburgh in 2014, which is to be held to mark the Forth Road Bridge’s 50th birthday. Aptly titled The Celebration of the Bridges, the festival will include a flotilla of bridges on the Forth and a massive free fireworks display and will take place at some point in September. Other potential ideas...
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Dublin’s most iconic and important monuments and statues could brighten up at night, after proposals were put forward by Cllr Paddy McCarten of Fine Gael. The relatively low cost of improving the Irish capital’s nightscape would be of a benefit to tourism, according to the councillor, who said it would ‘add character’ and improve the first impression...
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Great 2012 Christmas Events in Bath

Posted by on October 26, 2012
If you’re thinking of visiting Bath this festive season, there are a number of great Christmas events that are well worth a look. The city is well known for its annual celebrations and this blog takes a look at a few of the most popular. The Bath Christmas Markets If you’re enjoying a stay in one of the many Bath hotels, the Bath Christmas Markets...
The Catalonian capital’s amazing cultural landscape is to welcome an exciting addition to its collection in the summer of 2014, it has been confirmed. The Museum of World Cultures is to open in Barcelona to the public sometime in June 2014, and it is already being billed as one of the ‘most important cultural centres in the country’ by Barcelona...
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Scarborough is one of the many fascinating areas in North Yorkshire which is frequently visited by those staying in hotels in Whitby, and now the University of Hull believes that there could soon be another great reason to visit Scarborough. A report from the university concludes that the town would be able to support and run a major new maritime history...
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The Scottish capital’s bid to host the beginning of the Tour de France is close to gaining the approval of race organisers in Paris, according to reports. Cycling’s greatest race, which was won by British cycling hero Bradley Wiggins this year, is ready to return to Britain perhaps as early as 2014, or failing that, the following year. Edinburgh...
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Christmas is fast approaching, and hundreds of families across the UK are readying themselves for a memorable winter break to Yorkshire in some of the excellent Scarborough accommodation to embrace the region’s typically exuberant festive spirit. The picturesque Yorkshire town of Whitby has many events lined up over the coming months, so to help you...
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One of the Scottish capital’s leading art galleries could undergo a comprehensive expansion as part of multi-million pound proposals, it has been revealed. In an effort to bring the Fruitmarket gallery up to modern-day standards, a forthcoming study will look at the possibility of a three way expansion – above, below and eastwards – according...
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