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    This week is Recycling Week, and what better way to observe it than to take part in some environmentally friendly activities in Bristol, the first UK city to be named the European Green Capital back in 2015!

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    We chatted to Director Richard Twyman, about English Touring Theatre’s latest production of Othello, which re-analyses the classic play through the lens of religion and spirituality.

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    If you’re a fan of RuPaul’s drag race, and also a dance devotee, then you’ll love Les Ballet Trockadero de Monte Carlo. Catch the all-male comedic ballet company as they tour the UK through till November!

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    Treat yourself to a healthy dose of self care.

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    Today is Roald Dahl Day, and as we speak, Miss. Trunchbull, the headmistress we’re glad we never had, is making her way across the country for the UK Tour of Matilda! We chatted to Craige Els who plays Trunch about what it’s like to be the iconic villain!

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    The Bloomsbury Group may be a thing of the past, but that doesn’t mean their work and relevance has to be. In this spirit, Charleston House in East Sussex has opened an exhibition space filled with work inspired by the work of the renowned artistic group!

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Norwich on a Budget

It’s time you make your own Norwich story by taking a day-trip to this gorgeous city. We’re here to show you how for under £20.

Win a spa day for two!

Treat yourself to a healthy dose of self care.

FILM REVIEW: Dusty and Me

Dusty & Me, the touching story of a boy and his greyhound, is Northern England’s answer to Ladybird, and will be released on VOD channels on 1 October!

Cambridge Music Festival

Cambridge Music Festival: Ten days. 14 events. No previous experience necessary.

“Even in war, blessed are the piss takers”

We took a look at Ian Hislop and Nick Newman’s play “The Wipers Times”, a quick witted, comical exploration of the satirical newspaper that took the trenches by storm, and encouraged all to laugh in the face of adversity.

Win an annual joint membership!

Unlimited access to over 400 of the UKs spellbinding heritage sites.

“I didn’t just want to tell a DJ’s story”

We chatted to Manchester music legend and former Haçienda DJ “DJ Paulette” about her upcoming installation “Homebird” at the Lowry Galleries.

BOOK CLUB: The Top Literary Releases this Summer

Sick of the usual poolside reads and banal chick lit forced upon you over the past few months? Check out the top literary releases of this summer, tried and tested by us so that you know they're good!

Opening exhibitions at Charleston in South Downs

Discover the Charleston Trust's brand new exhibition space with their programme of thought-provoking and innovative exhibitions

“On the threshold between life and death”

We chatted to Mark Espiner, a Director from collaborative theatre company Sound&Fury about their immersive sound installation Charlie Ward, which places audiences in the heart of a makeshift wartime hospital.

A Culture Vulture’s Guide to Coventry

With Coventry being the next City of Culture in 2021 we thought it was high time we rounded up some of the city’s cultural hot-spots.

Trainspotting: Top 5 Vintage Railways

Blow off some steam by riding a vintage railway for a unique, historical train experience!

Top 5: Independent Bookshops in Bath

Countless authors have flocked to this Somerset city in order to seek inspiration and pen some of the world’s most beloved books. It’s therefore unsurprising that Bath has a wealth of fantastic independent bookshops.

“A Defiant Flippancy”: An Interview with George Kemp

We chatted to actor George Kemp about his role in “The Wipers Times” a comedic play by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman about a satirical magazine set up in the WW1 trenches.

An Interview with Curator Helen Thornton

If, like Carrie Bradshaw, you’re obsessed with shoes, then York Castle Museum has the exhibition for you. We chatted to curator Helen Thornton the exhibition that pits Vivienne Westwood’s wild creations against the museum’s historical collection.

Top 5 UK Viking Adventures

We might not be living in Asgard, but the UK still has some pretty cool Viking links due to being invaded by the Scandinavian pirates at the end of the 8th Century. So why not set out on your longship to discover the Top 5 Viking adventures in the UK.