Brit Book Reviews: Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Chelsea Flower Show: A Centennary Celebration by Brent Elliott.

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               Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Chelsea Flower Show: A Centenary Celebration by Brent Elliott is a gorgeously illustrated coffee table book celebrating 100 years of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Elliott, RHS’s librarian and … [Read more...]

Coming Soon: The Battle Proms Concerts in 2012 – One at Highclere Castle (aka Downton Abbey)!

Coming Soon: The Battle Proms Concerts in 2012 – One at Highclere Castle (aka Downton Abbey)!

The Battle Proms is a series of open-air picnic concerts at some of England’s finest stately homes and Palaces.  These concerts are quintessentially British spectaculars featuring a full 52 piece orchestra with choreographed Spitfire air display, … [Read more...]

Weird Britain: Complete Guide to Britain’s Quirky Events in 2012

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Britain wouldn't be the same without it's wealth of quirky events, we've rounded up as many as we can think of, so if you fancy a spot of swamp football or perhaps think you could become the World Marble Champion then now's your … [Read more...]

Christmas with Charles Dickens in a castle – Dickens Market at Rochester Castle

A Dickens Christmas market will take place in the grounds of Rochester Castle over four weekends this winter. Charles Dickens, the author of A Christmas Carol, Oliver Twist and many other much-loved novels, spent his childhood and his later years in … [Read more...]