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THE MUSICAL EVERYONE HAS BEEN WAITING FOR…

THE MUSICAL EVERYONE HAS BEEN WAITING FOR…

The musical Miss Saigon literally explodes on to the Alhambra stage and from that moment ‘The Heat Is On’ First staged in 1989 and the second offering of Claude-Michel Schonbert and Alain Boublil after their success with Les Miserables, it is a story about love, separation and hope through hardship and sacrifice. The plot was […]

THE GREATEST FREE SHOW ON EARTH

THE GREATEST FREE SHOW ON EARTH

What has been termed as the greatest free show on earth is now on – Blackpool Illuminations started last week and will run until November. Blackpool is fast becoming a must visit resort after  after a massive multi-million regeneration programme, that’s still going on, as the town, takes its rightful place as the very best […]

SCANDINAVIA MEETS CUMBRIA STYLE

SCANDINAVIA MEETS CUMBRIA STYLE

The exterior of The North Lakes Hotel and Spa  is not particularly striking but step inside the interior will take your breath away. After a multi-million pound refurbishment programme the hotel has been given a new look and with its wonderful light, welcoming and airy ambience it’s the perfect example of   Cumbrian Rustic meets Scandinavian […]

THE CAVENDISH

THE CAVENDISH

Set in a peaceful and quiet location in the heart of Mayfair,  between Jermyn Street and Duke Street, is one of the capital’s best kept secrets. The Cavendish Hotel has been a favourite  with royalty, the rich and famous, for nearly 200 years and it’s not hard to understand why. Over the early years the […]

LEAVE TRAFFIC CHAOS BEHIND

LEAVE TRAFFIC CHAOS BEHIND

Leeds Locals can leave traffic chaos behind and take the train with LNER’s new *Family Return Ticket Families of up to six can travel from Leeds to London for as little as £99 Fixed price fares and guaranteed seat reservations for all family members including under 5s* New ticket launches on July 27 with a […]

UNLOCK THE QUAYS

UNLOCK THE QUAYS

Just 15 minutes by tram from Manchester city centre is what is fast becoming the hottest short break destination in the  UK. Salford Quays, Manchester’s unique waterfront destination has just about everything for everybody from art, drama, retail therapy, sport, restaurants and bars and even a watersports facility. It’s around an hour to an hour […]

THE JEWEL IN THE CROWN

THE JEWEL IN THE CROWN

Sometimes things are not what they seem – particularly from the outside. Many of us will have driven passed a rather austere, brick built building on Wellington Street, that resembles the outside of one of the popular supermarkets or a government building. But investigate a little further and be tempted to step inside the Crowne […]

OLLIE THE OWL FLIES INTO LEEDS STATION

OLLIE THE OWL FLIES INTO LEEDS STATION

Following new research from Virgin Trains that reveals the people of Leeds are letting their to-do lists to pile up for 180-plus days, the company recently brought Ollie the Wise & Psychic Owl to Leeds station to offer people life advice and help them to be more decisive in 2018. Ollie helped locals to cross things off their to do lists and make decisions such as whether […]

VIRGIN TRAINS HELPING LOCALS REAP BENEFITS WITH THEIR TRAVEL PLANS

VIRGIN TRAINS HELPING LOCALS REAP BENEFITS WITH THEIR TRAVEL PLANS

New Research reveals life-admin tasks languish on to-do lists for 180-plus days for busy Leeds locals Stressed locals blame mounting work pressures for putting tasks off DIY, paying bills and booking travel take longest to make it to the top Psychologist urges Leeds to wise up, get ahead and reap the benefits of ticking off […]

UP AND AWAY FOR THE WEEKEND

UP AND AWAY FOR THE WEEKEND

City breaks are a great way to get-a-way from it all. Whether it’s a celebration, a chill-out opportunity for busy people or just an excuse to spend some time with a partner or close friend. They are also great way to indulge oneself with good food, a great hotel and plenty of me time. The […]

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