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    Every August the incomparable Edinburgh Festival takes root in the Scottish capital, bringing with it hundreds of thousands of performers, critics, musicians, comedians. Read on for our guide to some of the shows to look out for.

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    From Shakespeare’s Stratford to the city that birthed The Boy who Lived, we have compiled the essential must-see destinations for literary lovers.

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    Win Two Tickets to a Private Art View, Lunch PLUS a Series of Photography Books!

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    Educational, exciting and beautiful to look at, if you’re looking for some horticultural inspiration, a green haven amongst the city hubbub or an exciting expedition for the family then take a look through our round-up of the UK’s best botanic gardens

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    Win a Vineyard Tour and Tasting for Two at the award-winning Aldwick Court Farm & Vineyard.

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    We’ve done the groundwork and selected the most delectable roast dinners available in Kendal – a place that offers so much more than its namesake Mint Cake.

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24 hours in Easton, Bristol

Have a look at our top picks for one of Bristol’s most vibrant districts.

Top 5 Movie Hangouts in Bristol

From charity-run, old school picture houses to rent-a-cinema private viewings, we've picked out some of Bristol's best movie hangouts.

Win a Vineyard Tour and Tasting for Two!

Win a Vineyard Tour and Tasting for Two at the award-winning Aldwick Court Farm & Vineyard.

Ladies' Day at Kempton Park Racecourse!

Win a Winners Package for Four to Ladies' Day at Kempton Park Racecourse!

Top 5 One Woman Shows at the Fringe 2017

The Edinburgh Fringe kicks off on August 4, with previews from August 2. Here's our pick of this year's best one-woman lineups

Rose Finn Kelcey: Life, Belief & Beyond

We speak to the curators behind Oxford Modern's latest retrospective on British-born artist Rose Finn Kelsey

Win an evening for 2

Win 2 Tickets to the Affordable Art Fair

An Interview with Miranda Richardson

We investigate the Academy Award-nominee whose CV bears the names of some of Britain’s best loved shows, but for Miranda Richardson it all started alongside some future silver screen stars on the hallowed boards of Bristol’s Old Vic Theatre School

24 hours in Margate

Discover the beauty of one of the UK's up-and-coming seaside towns

A Brighton Foodie Guide

If there's one thing that Brighton excels in, it's food. We've compiled a list of the city's tastiest spots.

Eastleigh Film Festival returns for another year of movie-magic

From airport terminals to school corridors, this year's festival is the most exciting yet

An Art Lover's Guide to British Gardens

From Barbara Hepworth's Sculpture Garden to Bloomsbury group hideout, Charleston, we discover Britain's most famous artist gardens

Degas: ‘A Passion for Perfection’

The painter of the ballet: Degas' retrospective looks at the aritst's expansive body of work.

Terry Pratchett at The Salisbury Museum

Look inside the mind of one of Britain's most talented fantasy writers

Oxford Intermix Jungle 2017

Art, music, design, performance: all within one space. Get to know the young minds behind Oxford collective, Intermix Jungle

Win a Family Trip to Beaulieu!

Looking for a family day out this summer? We’re giving away the perfect family day out at Beaulieu in the heart of the New Forest!