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Lionel Richie to Play Eden Sessions

The global superstar, whose classic tracks include All Night Long, Dancing on the Ceiling and Hello, will appear at the home of the famous Biomes on Wednesday June 17, 2020.  Read more

Where

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas as Devon is transformed into a magical winter wonderland. Devon’s Top Attractions will be offering a wonderful choice of festive themed events and Santa experiences that will be sure to get everyone into the true Christmas spirit and guaranteed to bring out the inner child in everyone.  Read more

Mother Christmas Takes Centre Stage!

A feisty new character has joined the team at the Eden Project, just in time for the opening of the Festival of Christmas on Saturday (November 30).  Read more

Whats in Somerset's Countryside!

There are some great events coming up in at the National Trust's Somerset properties. Full details are below.  Read more

Year of Artists season now on sale.

Bristol Old Vic launched its 2020 programme of work, Year of Artists – shining a spotlight on the role of artists in a changing world, and celebrating creativity in us all. Work from some of the most incredible talent in British theatre today (from Mark Rylance to Emma Rice, Sally Cookson, Joel Horwood and Maria Aberg) sits alongside dazzling new writers and artists (such as Ross Willis, The Wardrobe Ensemble and Miranda Cromwell) and opportunities for everyone from across the region, regardless of age, experience or background, to get creatively involved.  Read more

Evening Illuminations in the South West

The upside of darker evenings is that some of the special places the National Trust cares for in the South West can be seen in a whole new light in addition to exploring during normal opening hours, as houses and gardens are spectacularly illuminated for these Christmas events.  Read more

Bournemouth’s Christmas Tree lit again

Bournemouth’s Christmas Tree Wonderland lit again with dazzling business support and another fantastic start!  Read more

A Cosy Christmas is arriving at Lacock

For those looking for somewhere special to escape the high street crowds this Christmas, look no further than the National Trust village of Lacock, Wiltshire. From Saturday 30 November the Great Hall will be decked out for the season with its roaring open fire, and visitors can enjoy a stroll in frosty winter gardens or peaceful cloister walks.  Read more

Christmas Memories at Kingston Lacy

As we move into November, work to create a magical Christmas at Kingston Lacy has started in earnest with National Trust staff and volunteers working tirelessly to help create an enchanting Christmas experience for all visitors this festive season.   Read more

Bakers Fired up for World Pasty Championship

Bakers from Cornwall to the USA are ready to fire up the ovens for the hotly-contested World Pasty Championships at the Eden Project on February 29, 2020.  Read more

Bakers Fired up for World Pasty Championship

Bakers from Cornwall to the USA are ready to fire up the ovens for the hotly-contested World Pasty Championships at the Eden Project on February 29, 2020.  Read more

Christmas Carol - Gloucester Cathedral

Charles Dickens ‘A Christmas Carol’ will be brought to life in Gloucester Cathedral next week. Chapterhouse Theatre Company A Christmas Carol – Tour of the UK and Ireland 2019.  Read more

Gloucester Cathedral Christmas Lights

10th Anniversary Celebration of the Switch on of Gloucester’s Christmas Lights  Read more

Gloucester Cathedral Christmas Lights

10th Anniversary Celebration of the Switch on of Gloucester’s Christmas Lights  Read more

Cathedral’s Junior Choir - Choral Evensong

On Saturday 16 November at 4.30pm all are invited to join us at Choral Evensong which will be sung by the Cathedral Junior Choir, made up of children aged 5-10 years. Whether you’re a regular, or have never been to an Evensong Service before, this will be the perfect time to come along and experience the beauty of young voices in the magnificent surroundings of Gloucester Cathedral.  Read more

Christmas at Cheddar - Inside the Cave

Visitors to Cheddar Gorge & Caves can discover a magical festive secret hidden deep underground this Christmas.  Read more

Guitar The Heart of Spain

Celebrated classical guitarist returns to Gloucester Cathedral to launch exciting new collaborative album recorded at Abbey Road Studios  Read more

Eden's Big Sleep Out 7th November

Singers, inspirational speakers, campfire tales and homemade pizza-making are all on the menu when fundraisers wrap up warm for the big Sleep Out at the Eden Project.  Read more

Christmas in Bristol!

This year Bristol Old Vic is crammed to the rafters with a festive selection-box of treats – celebrating whatever "Christmas in Bristol" means to you.  Read more

Celebrate Autumn at Longleat

Longleat is staging an array of awesome autumnal activities to ensure no one will want to hibernate this October half term!  Read more

Eden's Cornish Inspired Exhibition

Cornwall and its varied landscapes are the focus of the Eden Project’s latest art exhibition, to be unveiled on November 2.  Read more

Christmas Tree Wonderland Returns

Following the extraordinary success of the inaugural Christmas Tree Wonderland Festival in 2018 , Bournemouth is again getting ready to stage a magical , mystical and memorable event from November 15th 2019 – January 2nd 2020.  Read more

Goodbye Gorillas

This week Jersey bid farewell to the glorious gorilla sculptures that have been adding colour to the island’s wild spaces and urban hot spots for the past eleven weeks. The troop have been rounded up and taken to their temporary home for a paint and pamper to get them auction ready. However, islanders will have one last chance to view the magnificent sculptures that have been dotted all over the island this summer and autumn as part of the Channel Islands’ largest public art trail.  Read more

Half Term Family Fun at Bristol Old Vic

From Heritage to Halloween, Bristol Old Vic has a whole host of activities planned for you and your family this half term. Whether you’re after an interactive performance with catchy tunes, a spooky trip on board the SS Great Britain or a fun-filled day dressing up in historic theatre costumes, Bristol Old Vic has something for everyone.    Read more

Spook-tacular entertainment at Wookey Hole

Somerset’s oldest and biggest attraction is set to trick AND treat visitors this Halloween, with a packed agenda of spooky events, shows and competitions for everyone who visits during the Autumn half term.  Read more

See the Bees at Eden.

The Eden Project is celebrating becoming a protected bee reserve for an important local honey bee by unveiling a new observation hive which will enable visitors see how these fascinating creatures live.  Read more

Myths and Legends Come to Life

This winter the UK’s original, biggest and best lantern festival returns to Longleat. Running from 9th November to 5th January, ‘Festival of Light – Myths and Legends’ will take visitors on a thrilling odyssey to discover epic tales from around the globe.  Read more

Museum of the Moon at Gloucester Cathedral

Gloucester Cathedral is thrilled to announce the arrival of Gloucestershire born artist Luke Jerram’s ‘Museum of the Moon’ which will take up residence in the city from Wednesday 16 October to Monday 4 November 2019.  Read more

Elite Runners in Milestone Eden Marathon.

Elite Kenyan runner Benard Rotich will be one of more than 1,500 competitors taking part in the 10th annual Eden Project Marathon and Half-Marathon on Sunday October 13.  Read more

Spooky Spine Tingler in Devon

It’s amazing how quickly the October Half Term holidays creep up on you. It’s a perfect time to leave the classroom behind and have some Spooktacular half term Halloween family fun - Devon style. Devon’s Top Attractions have got a whole host of exciting half term events and activities lined up for all those happy Halloweenies that want to have some monstrous or mysterious half term days out.  Read more

Gloucester Cathedral -World Mental Health Day

Gloucester Cathedral embraces the arts to mark World Mental Health and World Homeless Day 2019  Read more

Bedruthan‘s Mid Century & Vintage Fair!

Come along and discover an abundance of vintage and mid-century delights at Bedruthan Hotel‘s Mid-Century and Vintage Fair.  Read more

Baby Giraffe Thea’s Late, Late Show

A baby giraffe, whose birth was featured on BBC’s Animal Park, has finally made her first public appearance at Longleat – four months later than expected.  Read more

Bedruthan Hotel's Sugar & Spice Grotto.

Tickets selling fast for Bedruthan Hotel’s magical Sugar and Spice Grotto.Popular Cornish Grotto returns this winter, with many dates selling out within the first week.  Read more

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2019

Following a glittering launch at Trinity Buoy Wharf in London on 25 September, The Salisbury Museum is now looking forward to being the first venue on a tour of the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2019. The exhibition will open on 12 October 2019 and run until 11 January 2020.  Read more

Fantastic Monsters & Beasts at Eden.

Mythical monsters and outlandish beasts are taking over the Eden Project this Halloween for two spooktacular weeks of devilish delights, from October 19 to November 3.  Read more

cARTes postales - Art on Postcards

A creative fundraising initiative from The Friends of Erlestoke Prison and The Salisbury Museum  Read more

Bed Down by The Biomes at Eden!

Bed down by the Biomes and help homeless people find a roof this winter. The Eden Project is urging people to bed down outside the Biomes to raise life-saving funds for homeless people.    Read more

Jurassic Weekend at Salisbury Cathedral

This October Salisbury Cathedral is going Jurassic with a half-term experience for kids that explores the periods when the Cathedral stone was formed and dinosaurs roamed the earth.  Read more

Eden Project's Paint for the Planet

Acclaimed artist John Dyer is inviting families to join him at the Eden Project for his latest project, Last Chance to Paint over the weekend of October 5 – 6.  Read more

Extraordinary Wall [of Silence] opens

Through three coming of age stories, a new devised show traces the oppression and ignorance faced by the Deaf community to one pivotal point in history.  Read more

Eden proud to celebrate LGBTQ culture for third consecutive year 

Proud Eden is returning in style to the Eden Project on Saturday September 28 for what promises to be its biggest celebration of LGBTQ culture to date.  Read more

Eden Sessions Joint Venture

The Eden Project and global live events company AEG Presents has announced a new partnership to run the celebrated Eden Sessions series of concerts.  Read more

Winter Breaks at Yarn Market

Exmoor often has much milder weather than other areas of the country, and can be ideal for walking in the Autumn and Winter. See the wildlife and colours of nature, and enjoy the peace and quiet away from the crowds.  Read more

Minibeast Mansion at Eden Project

Children visiting the Eden Project are enjoying a fabulous bug’s-eye view of the world with the opening of the new Minibeast Mansion play tower on Friday July 26.  Read more

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