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Arts & Culture

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.

20th November 2017

7 Film & TV Locations in the Peak District

From its wild moors and rugged fells to the stately grandeur of its unrivalled array of historic houses, the...

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11th July 2017

Guide to National Trust Properties in Norfolk

From ancient woodlands and marshy waterways to lordly family dynasties and medieval peat-mining  – geography and history go hand in hand...

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21st June 2017

‘A Partly Real, Partly Dream Country’ – Discovering Thomas Hardy’s Dorset

Thomas Hardy is Dorset’s most celebrated writer and is undoubtedly one of the most revered authors of England’s literary...

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8 months ago

A Treasure Map of the UK

Buried treasure is an adventurer’s dream. It’s the stuff of pirate stories, tropical islands, and sunken ships. It often...

Arts & Entertainment
9 months ago

Literary Devon – Discover the Places from Between the Pages

Devon, with its historic cities and breath-taking natural landscapes, has inspired the great and the good of the literary...

Arts & Entertainment
9 months ago

16 UK Pubs That Changed History

There are many reasons to love the Great British pub: good beer, silly jokes and comforting snacks. Our favourite...

Arts & Entertainment
9 months ago

6 Facts about St George You’ll Want to Know

With April 23rd fast approaching, it’s time to celebrate St George. But “who was he… what did he do?”...

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9 months ago

Discover David Hockney’s Yorkshire

Yorkshire-born artist, David Hockney, is known the world over for his unique brand of Pop Art, rejecting the artistic...

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