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Miriam Margolyes to headline Malton Dickensian Festival

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Miriam Margolyes

Harry Potter actress and The Real Marigold Hotel star, Miriam Margolyes is returning to Malton this year for the second time to headline at the Christmas Dickensian Festival. BAFTA winning Miriam Margolyes, whose one-woman show Dickens’ Women was nominated for an Olivier award, will perform on 17th December at The Milton Rooms. Tickets are on sale now […]

Donahey’s are offering the ultimate Dancing with the Stars Weekend

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Hit TV show Strictly Come Dancing is once again taking over the television screens of the nation. More than 10 million people tuned in to watch the launch show, and now fans of the show can guarantee a Strictly experience like no other and be taught by the professional stars themselves – just like the […]

UK Unsigned Songwriter of the Year 2016 Search Begins

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‘The  UK Unsigned Songwriter of the Year 2016’ is a groundbreaking competition to find the best, unsigned songwriter in the UK and also raise £50,000 for charity! Celebrities and multi-million selling songwriters including James Blunt, Pixie Lott, Jack Savoretti, Mike Rutherford, Ralph McTell and Lulu are coming together to help this unique new live songwriting […]

Theatre Breaks’ UK Theatre Survey Results Released

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The results from the annual Theatre Survey from theatrebreaks.co.uk are published today with UK theatregoers establishing themselves as Les Mis loving, Jason Donovan fans who like a drink! Over 1400 theatregoers from around the United Kingdom responded to the survey which focused on celebrity stars and ticket prices. Asked to name the biggest star they […]

Strictly Come Dancing Making Dance Breaks Popular

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Donahey’s Dance School, which offers devoted Strictly fans the chance to meet the stars of the show at 4* weekend breaks around the UK, has recorded a huge boost in bookings for its 2016 dance breaks. There are already 1,000 guests booked onto Donahey’s Dancing with the Stars weekends, which has been attributed to the […]

Chewits celebrate 50th anniversary with Chewbilee App

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Chewers! It’s Chewits 50th anniversary and to celebrate this chewtastic year, the iconic chewy sweet brand have launched their very own Chewits Chewbilee App. The Chewits Chewbilee app gives users the opportunity to vote for their all-time favourite Chewits advert. The adverts span from the early ‘Monster Muncher’ chomping through Barrow in Furness bus depot […]

True Norfolk craftsman Brian Sarsby Showcasing at Colby Show Day

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Brian Sarsby will be appearing with some of his wagons at the Colby Show Day Colby Church August 15

An eclectic mix of unusual vintage vehicles and models, drawn from private collections and rarely available for the public to see, will be on display at St Giles Church, Colby, on Wednesday August 5 th . They include one quarter scale agricultural wagons, made or restored by Norfolk’s renowned self-taught wheelwright, Brian Sarsby. Brian himself […]

Nottinghamshire Robin Hood Festival 2015

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Robin Hood will resume his battle with arch-enemy the Sheriff of Nottingham at historic Sherwood Forest this summer! Nottinghamshire County Council is preparing to host the 31st annual Robin Hood Festival which will take place at Sherwood Forest Country Park, near Edwinstowe, from August 3 to 9. The annual festival is a week-long celebration of […]

Poetry festival returns to Stratford-upon-Avon this summer

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The UK’s longest running poetry festival returns to Stratford-upon-Avon this summer (2 July – 2 August) with an exciting line-up of readings, performances and workshops, mixing the talents of inspirational and award-winning poets with actors and musicians. Organised by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, the 62nd Stratford-upon-Avon Poetry Festival will mark the centenary of the death […]

British women love buying experience days for their men

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It can often be quite difficult buying gifts for men, especially those who already seem to have everything. Often, when a woman asks a man, whether it’s a partner, brother or dad, what gift they would like, many will say that they don’t know.  This can result in even more socks and pants cluttering the […]

PSC Games is launching The Great War board game at UK Games Expo

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Following a successful Kickstarter campaign earlier this year, a new strategy board game that achieved its initial funding goal in less than 48 hours will launch at the UK Games Expo. PSC Games will launch The Great War at the show in Birmingham on 29thMay 2015. Though this is the first venture for PSC Games, […]

Chewits’ New APP To Celebrate 50th Anniversary

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Iconic children’s brand Chewits turns 50 this year. To celebrate this special anniversary Chewits have appointed McCann Manchester to support the 50th anniversary campaign. Chewits mascot Chewie, who has adorned its packs since the sweets hit the shelves in 1965, has now been brought into the 21st century with his very own app. ‘Chewie on […]

Things to do for Doctor Who Fans

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Some TV programmes, books and films seem to attract the most passionate and star-struck fans. Twilight has its twi-hards, Potter fans mass at every book and film opening while many Game of Thrones lovers can quote every memorable scene by heart. One TV show that should never be underestimated for its popular appeal and the […]

Anthony Head on new movie The Unbeatables and more

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Anthony Head

With his designer stubble, razor-sharp style and pearly-white grin, Anthony Head’s outward appearance belies his 60 years, but as far as new projects go, this is an actor who feels as youthful as ever. First impressions of Anthony Head are that of the quintessential English gent, not far removed from Head’s fictional – and much […]