“Contain-a-Bar: Britain’s Mobile Pub”
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On a late autumn day, a shiny shipping container lands with a gentle thud in the grounds of a pub in Sharnford, Leicestershire. But this is no ordinary shipping container; it is fresh, canny and resolutely forward-looking. In fact, to drop onto the back lawn of The Bricklayers to a fanfare and a burst of [Read more…]


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Fancy a nights stay in the Coca-Cola Christmas Truck?
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The most famous festive lorry in the world, the Coca-Cola Christmas Truck, is giving two lucky people a once-in-a-lifetime experience. To enjoy full nights stay in the trucks guest bedroom on the 15th December, and it could be you. What else is involved? The pair will have a free traditional Christmas Dinner delivered straight to [Read more…]


Photography Exhibition gives the Homeless a Voice
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I’d heard about a photography exhibition about homeless people, currently on at the Broadmarsh Shopping Centre in Nottingham; so earlier this week I went to have a look. I had the pleasure of chatting with Ben Rawson, one of the founders of the project. Ben is a photographer, born and bred in Nottingham.  In February [Read more…]


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The Lincolnshire Food and Gift Fair
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The autumn leaves are dying away, and a chill is beginning to fill the air. Winter is on its way and Christmas is just around the corner. That’s right, if you haven’t already started, you better start thinking about Christmas shopping. But there’s no need to panic, as we have the perfect solution to solve [Read more…]


Black Friday has never been as big in the UK as it is in America, however; some national businesses have recently begun to introduce Black Friday sales, replicating our American cousins. Although not all businesses are introducing the newly found tradition, so the Snizl Team took it upon themselves to investigate and off into Nottingham [Read more…]


Fun at a Chocolate Festival
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Snizl Team – Out & About at ChocFest, Melton Mowbray On Sunday afternoon the Snizl Team were out and about in the Leicestershire town of Melton Mowbray. Totally ignoring the famous local pork pies,  we headed to a sweet-toothed extravaganza known as ChocFest. This two-day Festival is held on Scalford Road at the towns cattle [Read more…]


The Return of the Terracotta Warriors
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The Terracotta Army is returning to the UK next year at Liverpool Museum. The famous army is surrounded by mystery since their discovery in 1974. They interest many people with their history and amazing detail of every soldier. The Terracotta Army is a collection of sculptures of the army of the first Emperor of China. [Read more…]


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On Tuesday Snizl were excited to be invited along to Focus Gallery for an exclusive pre-launch media event for Nottingham Jewellery School which will officially be launching to the public this Saturday 6th May. Excited to see what was on offer, John & I went along to learn how to make our very own silver rings [Read more…]