Durham city Durham is a city of roughly 50,000 people and is located on the Northern East Coast of England, which is about 3 hours away from London by train and two hours from Edinburg. You can also easily reach Durham by motorhome or campervan, no matter where you are in the UK, giving you the freedom to stop anywhere along the way and even the option to bring your pets along should you wish to! Once in Durham, public transport is available to reach the city centre with the ‘hop-on, hop-off’ Cathedral bus, which connects the train station and the Cathedral of Durham.
What is the Glastonbury Carnival? The Carnivals of Somerset are well know to be the largest immuniate processions across Europe and passes through multiple towns. The Glastonbury Carnival sports a 50ft long procession full of magnificent luminous floats, the result of months of hard work provided by the Somerset Carnival clubs. The gaudy but spectacular floats are equipped with over 30,000 light bulbs, carrying their cargo of wild dancers and blaring music.The atmosphere is electric, leaving a feast for the eyes and ears of all the visitors, adults and children alike.The Glastonbury Carnival may take second place to the town’s famous Glastonbury Music Festival but it still draws huge crowds of around 150,000 visitors every year. Check out some of the highlights of last years Glastonbury Carnival here
St Andrew’s Day is celebrated on the feast day of St Andrew (November 30th). As we look forward to this year’s St Andrew’s Day celebrations it’s important to know the history behind this national day. St Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland whose feast day has been celebrated for over a thousand years. St Andrew's philosophy was simple: share what you have with those less fortunate and be kind to each other. Each year we celebrate these principles with a host of parties and special events for everyone to enjoy! The day is usually marked with a celebration of Scottish culture, including dancing, music, food and drink, with parties going on long into the cold winter night. If you’re visiting Scotland during this time or you’re a local looking to experience something different this year, their is plenty on the program.
If you were one of the lucky 135,000 who got your hands on a Glastonbury ticket this year, congratulations! Other ticket-less and disappointed music fans will have to wait until Glastonbury 2019 for their chance to attend Europe's largest music and arts festival after a fallow year was decided for 2018.
Remember, remember, the fifth of November will soon be upon us once again.
Get the strawberries and cream out, it’s that time of year again!
Every 4 years, the nations of Europe gather to quench their thirst for great football. From the 10th of June till the 10th of July, France will host the 15th edition of the UEFA EURO Championship. During these 4 weeks of competition, more than 51 games will be played throughout France.
Every year since 1967, Brighton festival has celebrated its unique and creative city with a celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film, literature, debate, outdoor and family events, with particular emphasis on the home.
London Fashion Week is probably the most exciting time of the year for fashion enthusiasts. Beginning on Feb. 19, it could be the perfect Valentine’s day surprise for your loved one if she is into the latest styles.
In this time of Halloween , travel to the land of fear and shudder in family ! Here is a selection of mystical places, haunted and full of stories in France: