The school summer holidays are well underway and I bet all the families out there are looking for some adventures to have in this wonderful warm weather – well, the Winner of Leicestershire’s Best Visitor Attraction, Wistow Maze, is waiting to be discovered! The Maze is only open for 8 to 10 weeks in the [Read more…]

The secrets of the National Justice Museum

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The National Justice Museum, along with the City of Caves, is just another unique experience Nottingham has to offer. The tourist attraction has gained thousands of visitors from all over the country since it’s opening in 1995, and tourists say they are “impressed” by what they discover when visiting. The building wasn’t always a museum [Read more…]

The historic and wonderful streets of Nottingham are riddled with little walkways and alleys. As you walk through the busy Market Square or down Clumber street it’s easy to forget about the hidden pleasures you’ll find if you really look close enough in Nottingham. There are bars tucked in nooks and restaurants tucked in cranny’s, there [Read more…]

The butterfly is a beautiful insect: whether they’re fluttering in the countryside, settling in our gardens or paintings on the wall. There are over 18,500 recorded butterfly species in the whole world with just 59 species living in England. Butterflies are part of the Lepidoptera class of insects which are characterized by their large scaly [Read more…]

National BBQ Week 2018

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Ah, the English BBQ. In the UK there’s probably only one rule when it comes to having a BBQ. Don’t plan it. The British weather is famously well-known for being absolutely and undeniably unpredictable. So, if you plan with your family and friends to have a BBQ on the upcoming bank holiday, there’s no guarantee that the [Read more…]

Music Festivals 2018

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All hail festival season. From house music to rock’n’roll, pop music to grime, r&b to funk. There’s nothing quite like it. If there could be a rule which everyone in their early 20’s should do, it’s no doubt experience a music festival. Not only does it reassure your faith in humanity but it might just change [Read more…]

The Spark Festival

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The Spark Festival The Spark Festival was founded in 2003 and is the largest children’s art festival in England and Wales. It takes place annually in Leicester every May and brings the very best of theatre, music, dance, visual arts, and digital media to young people ages 0-13 years. The festival is run by a [Read more…]

Farm Parks in the East Midlands

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As Spring is among us, we’re going to want a lot of activities to keep the kids happy over the Easter Holidays and the weekends, so here we’ve lined up some of the best and most exciting Farm Parks in the East Midlands. Farm Parks are great family days out, plenty of fun and involve cute [Read more…]

Gardening Events in the Midlands

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Spring has only just begun and we are already seeing plenty of nature filled gardening events happening in the Midlands! Here listed are some of the most delightful and refreshing days out including some immaculate displays of flowers and wide spread, stunningly-kept gardens. Watch out for more events, promotions, blogs, deals and competitions here!