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The middle of England may seem like an unusual place to find authentic American cuisine. However, Nottingham offers a la... [more]
The Tower of London most likely brings to mind harrowing images of political prisoners, famous inmates (such as Guy Fawk... [more]
During the Middle Ages, books were very expensive and labour-intensive to produce. A number of solutions were devised to... [more]
Nottingham Castle is one of the city's most prominent and attractive features. A day out is easily spent exploring the e... [more]
Magna Carta is one of the most famous and enduring documents in the world. It is the inspiration behind the laws that go... [more]
12/03/2015 - 01/09/2015
Orange is a dynamic and vibrant colour - associated with the sun, fire, the tropics, and dazzling autumnal trees. As suc... [more]
Travel photos are useful for documenting personal experiences and memories. They are also a window to different worlds f... [more]
Nottingham has a special relationship with Chinese New Year due to the University of Nottingham's campus in Ningbo, Chin... [more]
The following is a list of alternatives to the well-known landmarks and tourist attractions of London. In no particular ... [more]
Scrooby is a tiny village of around 300 people in northern Nottinghamshire. The village may be small, but it has played ... [more]
In no particular order, the following list will set out a few of the things to see and do when visiting Nottingham. ... [more]
With trees already starting to change colour and the coldest August bank holiday on record, it is clear that summer is q... [more]
The Woodland Trust is currently asking the public to enter their favourite tree into the English Tree of the Year compe... [more]
As stated in Part 1 of this article, The Robin Hood Trail incorporates 16 locations famously associated with the outlaw ... [more]
The Robin Hood Trail incorporates 16 locations across Nottinghamshire which are associated with the famous outlaw. Each ... [more]
The skyline of Chesterfield, a town just outside of Sheffield, is dominated by the famous crooked spire of the Parish Ch... [more]
Southwell is located in Nottinghamshire, about an hour by bus from Nottingham city centre or much faster by car. The tow... [more]
Extra time to spare while waiting for a train at St Pancras station is a common enough experience. Fortunately, there ar... [more]
The English Midlands contain some of the most attractive old manor houses – all set against the lush backdrop of the Pea... [more]
I recently attended the Improvisation at Work course held by The Improvisation Academy at the Poor School in London. Th... [more]
The above paraphrased quote from Marcus Tullus Cicero may be the inspiration behind the University of Nottingham's devot... [more]
Off the busy market square of Nottingham city centre is an old Georgian building that houses one of the last subscriptio... [more]
Situated just a short walk away from Notre Dame on the left bank of the Seine in Paris' Latin Quarter is the eclectic an... [more]
Le Château de Versailles dates to the era of the divine right of kings when royalty attempted to outdo each other with l... [more]
Victor Hugo was arguably one of the most significant, if not the most significant, writer of the nineteenth century. He ... [more]
A visit to the largest necropolis in the world (the final resting place of 6 million Parisians) may seem like an odd act... [more]
Not far from the famous marketplace of Les Halles and the Church of Saint-Merri is the Pompidou Centre, which contains a... [more]
Paris is known for the great cathedral of Notre Dame - the site of so much history, imagination, and significance. No ot... [more]
Lincoln is a cathedral city in Lincolnshire with a lengthy history dating back to Roman times. The following walk is the... [more]
Whether you are local or in Oxford for a visit, the following short walk will allow you to enjoy some of Oxford's most b... [more]
The Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garrett is contained in the attic of St Thomas' Church, Southwark. The museum ... [more]
Chatsworth House is the ancestral home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire. It famously played the part of Pemberley i... [more]
As economics and job opportunities have changed, the book market has been flooded with new self-help manuals for finding... [more]
Every writer experiences moments of writer's block. The following are some well-tested methods for generating ideas and ... [more]
Northern Ireland is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Blessed with a stunning coastline, unt... [more]
Tower Bridge is a landmark to be experienced for even the most seasoned Londoner. Avoid the overpriced exhibition areas ... [more]
If you're travelling through Nottingham and want to explore a bit of the city, the following three churches are within a... [more]
While Irish folk dancing has gained worldwide fame via the Riverdance vehicle, English folk dancing (sometimes called Mo... [more]
Longnor is a Peak District village located on the River Manifold not far from the White Peak area and the limestone vall... [more]
For an off-the-beaten-path experience, there's almost no better place than the North East Coast of England. Dramatic cli... [more]
Eyam, better known as the Plague Village, is located in Derbyshire, Peak District not far from the moors of Hathersage. ... [more]
There are so many sculptures of kings and horses throughout London that it's difficult to distinguish them from each oth... [more]
The Howie-Smith Project is a unique, multifaceted enterprise dedicated to community regeneration via the Arts, with loca... [more]
The ancient city of York is currently a conglomeration of Roman, Viking, Norman, medieval, and modern architecture, such... [more]
Recent worldwide economic and employment challenges have given rise to many creative opportunities for those who are wil... [more]
Fortunately for coffee aficionados, London is the city of unique shops found no where else in the world. Scouring the st... [more]
In January 2013 the highest calibre ice sculptors from around the world are coming to Canary Wharf to compete in the Int... [more]
11/01/2013 - 13/01/2013
The Peak District is located mainly in Derbyshire, but also extends into Cheshire, Staffordshire, and Yorkshire. Some of... [more]
Chain coffee houses are great for their overwhelming availability, but an off the beaten path coffee shop dedicated to m... [more]
The British Museum in collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) is currently hosting an in-depth exhibition... [more]
19/07/2012 - 25/11/2012
London is one of the most cosmopolitan and unique places in the world due in large part to its intricate history and div... [more]
Westminster Abbey is one of the most visited and iconic landmarks in London. There has been a church on the site since ... [more]
It is often said that New York is the city that never sleeps, but London is just as busy, with a full calendar of festiv... [more]
08/10/2012 - 05/11/2012
Little Moreton Hall is a quirky, timber-framed Tudor manor located outside of Congleton in Cheshire. With its whimsical... [more]
Tattershall Castle is a medieval brick fortress situated in the open Lincolnshire countryside. Tattershall is a bit of a... [more]
In the late 1500s, Hardwick Hall was created for the Countess of Shrewsbury, better known as 'Bess of Hardwick', as a bo... [more]
Hardwick Old Hall was the birthplace of Elizabeth Talbot, Countess of Shrewsbury, later known as Bess of Hardwick, who, ... [more]
Dovedale is a National Trust property in the peak district located just outside of the scenic village of Ashbourne. The ... [more]
Hathersage is a small Derbyshire village in the Peak District. The village sits near the River Derwent on the border of ... [more]
A day trip to Nottinghamshire provides visitors with the opportunity to tour stately Midlands country homes and enjoy un... [more]
 
This sourdough loaf has fresh herbs, tangy olives, and refreshing olive oil. It is delicious with pasta or on its own wi... [more]
From the end of September to the beginning of January, Nottingham Contemporary is running two exhibitions across three g... [more]
26/09/2020 - 03/01/2021
The following is an adaptation of a basic sourdough bread recipe. The addition of cheese, jalapeno, and garlic, add hea... [more]
This is an excellent recipe to use excess sourdough starter. These are great for breakfast with syrup or jam or you can ... [more]
Treacle Tart has been an English favourite since the invention of treacle in the late nineteenth century. This classic r... [more]
Throughout the city of Padua, home to St Anthony's Basilica, you can find cakes known simply as Il Dolce del Santo (the ... [more]
These fruit-filled buns are traditionally made for the Easter holiday season, but really are great to make for any celeb... [more]
'If you have a garden and a library, you have everything' Bromley House Library is one of Nottingham's best features.... [more]
Khachapuri is a traditional Georgian bread of great cultural importance. There are different recipes for the bread depen... [more]
The Long Walk and Deer Park is an area of Windsor Great Park consisting of a tree-lined avenue from the George IV Gatewa... [more]
This recipe is more complex than easy variations because it includes sourdough starter, but the extra time is worth it f... [more]
Many pubs have reopened or announced reopening plans since Super Saturday, the first weekend in July when many venues op... [more]
I obtained this recipe on a visit to Sulgrave Manor, the ancestral family home of George Washington, during a summer fes... [more]
This is a recipe modified from master bread baker Lionel Vatinet. He provides many useful techniques and background on b... [more]
Stagville Plantation is a state historic site which includes a few remaining buildings from one of the largest plantatio... [more]
Apple pie is an all-around favourite in many places. The only trick to this recipe is getting the pastry right. ... [more]
Google Arts & Culture has combined over 2500 museums and galleries from around the world into one easy to access webspac... [more]
This hearty recipe is good any time of the year but was made with cold weather or illness in mind. The recipe here can b... [more]
Ireland's most famous bread is very easy to make and produces a great-tasting final product in under an hour. Variations... [more]
As museums, libraries, universities, and other cultural institutions close their doors for social distancing measures, m... [more]
Boston is home to a wide variety of well-known, world class museums with stunning collections, such as the Harvard Art M... [more]
Most coffee shops currently are closed due to temporary social distancing orders. However, there are some places offerin... [more]
This is a simple and straightforward recipe that takes no time at all to make. I'm not usually a fan of courgette (zucch... [more]
Strozzapreti is not the most common of pastas found on your average Italian restaurant menu, but they are tasty and easy... [more]
Bread made of nettles may sound and look a bit unusual, but it conveys a light savoury flavour that pairs well with stro... [more]
Several carbonised loaves of ancient bread have been excavated from ovens frozen in time after the eruption of Vesuvius ... [more]
Since the global lockdown due to Covid-19 has forced many into stay at home situations, theatres have begun to provide o... [more]
Hefezopf is a sweet yeast bread made with dried fruit (raisins) and sliced almonds for garnish. It can be formed into a ... [more]
Ivon Hitchens prolific body of work is distinguished by his expressive colour palette, landscape subject, abstractio... [more]
02/11/2019 - 23/02/2020
Despite grey days and miserable weather, autumn in London is a great time to get outside and check out the many events o... [more]
The Guy Fawkes Festival at the Royal Gunpowder Mills takes place the weekend of 2nd and 3rd November. There is no do... [more]
02/11/2019 - 03/11/2019
The Basilica of St Anthony is an impressive building central to the identity and community of Padua. The Basilica at... [more]
With London's long and menacing history, there is no shortage of ghost tours and haunted houses to visit during Hallowee... [more]
From medieval plague pits to famous churchyards to Victorian vampires and infamous serial killers, the living meet the d... [more]
Smugglers Pub is located in a small upper space above the Smugglers Bistro, Bar & Lodgings in the seaside village of Rob... [more]
In the 18th and 19th centuries, it was common practice to locate noxious smelling factories, fisheries, iron foundri... [more]
24/08/2019 - 06/11/2019
In another age, chained libraries were an effective means to prevent the theft of valuable books, whilst still allowing ... [more]
Beginning in September, Tate Britain will be hosting a number of events to celebrate the opening of an exhibition, Willi... [more]
11/09/2019 - 02/02/2020
Literary escapes for bibliophilic visitors to England could fill many books. One would be hard-pressed to find a place n... [more]
The Sanctuary is an award-winning coffee shop located in Stapleford, a suburb of Nottingham. The restaurant is k... [more]
Still Undead: Popular Culture in Britain Beyond the Bauhaus is an upcoming exhibition (autumn 2019) at the Nottingha... [more]
21/09/2019 - 12/01/2020
Northern Ireland is a wonderful place for a holiday. It offers beautiful coastlines, stunning scenery, historical attrac... [more]
Old St Stephen's Church sits on a gentle hill just outside of Robin Hood's Bay. It is a beautiful spot surrounded by she... [more]
Breedon on the Hill is a small village in Leicestershire, about 25-30 minutes from the nearby cities of Nottingham or De... [more]
The Festival of the Dead is a new event for the London club scene with its first debut on Halloween of 2016. This one-ni... [more]
19/10/2019 - 20/10/2019
The botanical garden of Padova (Orto Botanico di Padova) is one of the most extensive, beautiful, and historic gardens i... [more]
The Capuchin Crypt is located beneath the church of Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini on the Via Vittorio Vene... [more]
Famous for inspiring Bram Stoker's Dracula, the village of Whitby is built along moody sea cliffs with panoramic views o... [more]
Launch of the New Workhouse is a free afternoon event taking place 23 April 2019 to officially celebrate the re-opening ... [more]
23/04/2019
200 Degrees has only been around for a few years as a roaster (all coffee is roasted in Nottingham 'on the banks of ... [more]
Cafe Roya is a Middle-Eastern inspired vegetarian restaurant with vegan and allergy-free options. The restaurant is know... [more]
Five Leaves Bookshop is located at the quiet end of an alley just off of the busy thoroughfare of Market Square. It has ... [more]
Artshake: Yiyuan Tang Museum exhibition hosted in the Angear Visitor Centre space in Lakeside Arts Centre is part of the... [more]
12/01/2019 - 24/02/2019
Stonebridge City Farm is located in a residential area just outside of Nottingham City Centre. Currently, the space cont... [more]
Harold Gilman (1876–1919) was part of the Camden Town Group of artists, a distinctive period of British art prior to the... [more]
17/11/2018 - 10/02/2019
The exhibition Raised Beds: Interrogating the Domestic accompanies the current exhibition at the Djanogly Gallery of wor... [more]
26/01/2019 - 10/02/2019
Nottingham Contemporary is a small art gallery in the middle of the city centre composed of four galleries with constant... [more]
16/02/2019 - 24/02/2019
The Winding Stair Bookshop is located right on the River Liffey near the iconic Ha'Penny Bridge. It is a quiet and invit... [more]
1. Saatchi Gallery, Black Mirror: Art As Social Satire (28 Sept 2018 – 22 Feb 2019) The Saatchi Gallery is descri... [more]
Westport in County Mayo sits right on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. It remains s somewhat hidden holiday spot despite ... [more]
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