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Arts & Culture

Do you possess shelf upon shelf of perfectly preserved books that you can happily read from cover-to-cover, time and time again? Do you frequently indulge in the many gems found in art galleries, from timeless pieces to modern classics? Can you lose hours absorbing historical artefacts and information by wandering through endless museums? This section of our blog is for those who have a passion for arts and culture.

Join our celebration of the many famous authors who have contributed significantly to world literature. Cement their legacies by retracing their origins in various locations across the UK and Ireland. Discover unique festivals, exhibitions and fairs you and your family will thoroughly enjoy.

Our articles will help you explore world-renowned architecture, art galleries and museums; perfect for those seeking to learn more about the great heritage of our country.

31st January 2020

9 Things You Didn’t Know About William Wordsworth

2020 marks the year of William Wordsworth’s 250th birthday. To celebrate this, we thought we’d commemorate the special occasion...

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14th January 2020

Leap Year Facts, Traditions and Myths

We already know that leap year occurs every four years, but did you know that the year is full...

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9th January 2020

How To Celebrate World Book Day

Love reading? Well, it’s never too early to start planning entertaining World Book Day activities; whether you’re a parent,...

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Arts & Entertainment
2 months ago

7 Weird and Wonderful Facts About Ireland

Ireland is filled with many weird and wonderful facts that you may have not known about this island off...

Arts & Entertainment Antony House
2 months ago

A Guide to National Trust Properties in Cornwall

We’re kicking off celebrations of the 125th anniversary of the National Trust in style, with a look at Cornwall’s...

Arts & Entertainment Scottish forest
3 months ago

9 Fun Facts you may not know about Scotland

When you think of Scotland, you may think of the iconic kilt or bagpipes, perhaps haggis or a piece...

Arts & Entertainment stanage edge
4 months ago

8 Film & TV Locations in the Peak District

The Peak District offers an unforgettably scenic experience for all of its visitors, making it the perfect backdrop for...

Arts & Entertainment wheal owles in cornwall tin mine
6 months ago

11 Fascinating Facts You Didn’t Know About Cornwall

There are so many fascinating facts you may not know about Cornwall, one of Britain’s favourite UK holiday destinations,...

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