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BEAR-ILLIANT: GOBOATS TEDDY BEAR PICNIC

GOBOAT WELCOMES FURRY FRIENDS TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL PICNIC WEEK

National Picnic Week (18th-26th June) is approaching and, to celebrate, the eco-friendly boat company GoBoat is offering guests 15% off bookings across all UK locations when they bring along their favourite teddy bear for the ride.

Guests sailing from the 18th-26th June are encouraged to bring their hampers and baskets...

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Alton Towers Resort awarded national recognition for accessibility and inclusivity by VisitEngland

Alton Towers Resort has been awarded a national accolade from VisitEngland to recognise the outstanding delivery of accessibility and inclusivity provision to support guests.

Unveiled at the VisitEngland Awards For Excellence 2022, held in Library of Birmingham (June 8th), the Theme Park Resort, based in Staffordshire, was commended for it’s roll out of Makaton training for employees...

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Shrek the Musical is coming to Theatre Royal Plymouth!

A brand-new production of Shrek the Musical heads out on a major UK and Ireland tour opening at Theatre Royal Plymouth on 21 July 2023. Producers Mark Goucher, Gavin Kalin and Matthew Gale are delighted to announce a brand-new production of the award-winning Broadway and West End hit show Shrek the Musical will tour the UK and Ireland from July 2023. The bright and beautiful fairy-tale world...

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Jubilee celebrations at Meadowhall

Meadowhall is getting set to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with a long weekend filled with Royal-themed fun. From 2nd – 5th June, the centre will host a Royal Concierge to welcome visitors and hand out free Union Jack flags and regal crowns. There will also be a visit from the Queen’s Royal Guards* who will be stationed at the main dome entrance throughout the weekend and...

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Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee at Nunnington Hall

Discover Nunnington Hall’s royal connections

From Saturday 28 May the National Trust’s Nunnington Hall, near Hemsley, will be displaying objects not normally seen as part of a new exhibition celebrating the platinum jubilee.

Visitors can explore Nunnington’s royal connections in a new exhibition, exploring the Hall’s royal past. Items such as Elizabethan sixpences, a prayer book used...

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British Garden Centres are helping children’s charity Greenfingers Exhibit at the 2022 RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Greenfingers and the British Garden Centres Group have announced that they will be attending the RHS Chelsea Flower Show as Exhibitors. The show will be running from May 24th-28th and is always set to attract thousands of visitors including the Royal Family. British Garden Centres have 61 centres in the UK, recently launching the 61st in Hatton, Warwick. The group has always supported...

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MAY HALF TERM 2022 AT IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUMS

FAMILY ACTIVITIES AT IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUMS

This May half term, Imperial War Museums (IWM) invites visitors to enjoy a range of free family activities across IWM London, IWM North, IWM Duxford and HMS Belfast. Visitors can discover the importance of chocolate during the Second World War, speak to eyewitnesses to conflict, and travel back in time to 1944.

IWM North and IWM London | Story...
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MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU: THE SCIENCE MUSEUM CELEBRATES STAR WARS DAY

  • Darth Vader helmet made for Empire Strikes Back to feature in Science Museum’s most ambitious exhibition, Science Fiction: Voyage to the Edge of Imagination;
  • Famous characters from a galaxy far, far away visit the Science Museum to mark Star Wars Day;
  • Science Fiction Debuts, a new writing prize for new science fiction writers launched today by Hodder &
  • ...
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Enjoy roar-some summer events at Edinburgh Zoo

The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) has announced the return of their popular summer events at Edinburgh Zoo, including their After Hours evenings, with family-friendly and over-18s only options, alongside open-air theatre performances.

Visitors can enjoy the long summer evenings at the zoo and see how the animals spend their time after closing, while also helping the...

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GET READY FOR A FAMILY ADVENTURE THIS SUMMER WITH ‘THE NICKELODEON EXPERIENCE’

Nickelodeon, in partnership with The Luna Cinema, announces its largest ever immersive event and it's coming to the UK this summer

Nickelodeon has announced a brand new outdoor immersive event, The Nickelodeon Experience , set to launch this summer, promising to be an epic adventure for the entire family. This first-of-its-kind experience will be touring the UK from July 2022, kicking off in...

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