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Oct

Lord Mayor’s Show – 10th 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 2018 Show is on Saturday November 10th. It …
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Oct

High Spirits in Bath

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High Spirits: The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson hits Bath from 27th September until 8th February.  The exhibition is hosted by the Royal Collection Trust and will is on at the Holburne Museum, Bath. Portly squires and young dandies – Jane Austenesque heroines and their gruesome chaperones – dashing young officers and corrupt politicians. The absurdities of …
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Aug

Brit Movie Locations

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Here’s a list of top Brit flicks, complete with great British locations. 1. Harry Potter films Everyone’s favourite teen wizard has appeared at various magical locations all over Britain. Take a train from London’s King’s Cross Station to see Platform 9 ¾ from where the Hogwart’s Express departs, steam over the Glenfinnan Viaduct where Ron’s …
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Aug

Totally Thames – September 2014

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Totally Thames takes place over the whole month of September, a new season of arts, cultural and river events presented by Thames Festival Trust throughout the 42-mile stretch of the Thames in London. Highlights include: Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Festival; Archaeological Walks; Boat Festivals; Photography and Art Exhibitions; Guide Walks; The Big Thames Tidy and …
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Jun

The Great War In Costume: Bath Fashion Museum

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The Great War in Costume: Family & Fashion on the Home Front: 19 July – 31 August 2014 “The war is usually seen through military eyes.  However, it could not have been won without the efforts of millions of women. They proved what they could do  – what took a great deal longer was to convince everyone that they …
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