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Oct

Lord Mayor’s Show – 11th November

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The Lord Mayor’s Show has marched (and floated and trotted, and occasionally fought) through 800 years of London history, surviving the black death and the blitz to arrive in the 21st century as what must be the oldest, grandest and best-loved civic pageant in the world. The 2017 Show is on Saturday November 11th. It …
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Jan

Easter Maundy Money

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Why does H.M. the Queen hand out money at Easter?

On a visit to the Crown Jewels at the Tower of London one of the items you will likely see on display is the Maundy Dish. This dish is used every year at Easter time when H.M. the Queen distributes specially minted Maundy Money to pensioners in recognition of their service to the community. The service takes place at a different Cathedral each year.
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Dec

Bath Christmas Market: 26 November/13 December

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Bath Christmas Market The Bath Christmas Market offers 18 days of magical festive shopping, as the areas between the stunning Bath Abbey and the renowned Roman Baths are transformed into a Christmas shopping wonderland. Right in the heart of Bath’s main shopping district, more than 170 traditional wooden chalets line the streets; each one offering …
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Nov

‘Star’ to shine at Salisbury Cathedral

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Internationally-recognized artist Bruce Munro, best known for immersive large-scale light installations, returns to Salisbury Cathedral in time for Christmas with a special new installation to debut on 14 November 2014 through to 4 February 2015. Star of Bethlehem will be projected onto the Cathedral’s famous ‘living water’ font, its light reflecting on the water surface …
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Nov

Hogwarts In The Snow

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Friday 14th November – Sunday 1st February 2015: The most magical snowfall of the season will return to Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter this year as the breathtaking Hogwarts castle model is covered in a blanket of snow. See the castle’s festive makeover up close as well as the …
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