London
London
04th Apr 2014

Five non-sporting reasons why we love the University Boat Race

Five non-sporting reasons why we love the University Boat Race

This Sunday marks the 160th anniversary of the Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race. It's one of the world's most historic sporting contests and attracts over 250,000 visitors to the banks of the River Thames each and every year.

Two crews of eight students battle it out, rowing along the Th...

London
02nd Apr 2014

Afternoon tea o’clock: an interview with Paul Danabie, Executive Chef at the Millennium Hotel London Mayfair

Afternoon tea o’clock: an interview with Paul Danabie, Executive Chef at the Millennium Hotel London Mayfair

Our top chef, based in Mayfair, gives us the low down on the historical and traditional aspects behind the British favourite, afternoon tea.

The simple cup of tea is firmly ingrained into our British culture, yet the act of stewing tea leaves goes way back, and remains a fundamental ingredient of...

Birmingham
01st Apr 2014

Singin’ in the Rain Musical

Singin’ in the Rain Musical

Classic musical set to charm crowds this week at Birmingham's Hippodrome theatre.

Direct from the West End, Singin' in the Rain tells the story of the first Hollywood musical, when the silver screen finally found its voice and left silent movies, well, mute.

This spectacular show, which has been wo...

London
31st Mar 2014

Vikings: Life and Legend at the British Museum

Most of what we think about the Vikings is in fact wrong. While archaeologists agree that the Vikings were bearded, blood-thirsty barbarians who reigned over four continents for 300 years, they also point out that these intrepid explorers were keen artists, who imported and exported luxuriant je...

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