Events

Chiswick – Hammersmith – Pairs Head of the River Race

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

This annual event is rowed over a 4,000 metre course between Chiswick and Hammersmith Bridges. Entry is open to Pairs and Doubles in various classes, including Mens Womens and Veterans,with separate categories for mixed crews.Chiswick – Hammersmithhttp://www.pairshead.co.uk/PHframeset.htmlChiswick – Hammersmith



Gillingham – West Country Illuminated Carnival

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

The Somerset Carnivals are highly regarded as the largest illuminated procession in the world. Gillinghamhttp://www.somersetcarnivals.co.uk/events.aspGillingham



Chard.Sat – West Country Illuminated Carnival

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

The Somerset Carnivals are highly regarded as the largest illuminated procession in the world. Chard.Sathttp://www.somersetcarnivals.co.uk/events.aspChard.Sat



Millwall to Richmond – Great River Race

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

Described by many as Londons other Marathon, the Great River Race is Londons most colourful and spectacular river event. Each year contestants compete in a 22 mile race between Millwall and Richmond to find the UK Traditional Boat Champions. Up to 300 traditional boats, from wherries to war canoes, and from Cornish gigs to watermens cutters, take part.Millwall to Richmondhttp://www.pla.co.uk/display_fixedpage.cfm/id/149/site/eventsMillwall to Richmond



Kent – Autumn Glory Flower Festival

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

The popular annual flower festival returns transforming the castle rooms into floral works of art. Autumnal flower arrangements are created by local florists, flower societies and clubs.Kenthttp://www.leeds-castle.com/land.phpKent



Trowbridge – West Country Illuminated Carnival

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

The Somerset Carnivals are highly regarded as the largest illuminated procession in the world. Trowbridgehttp://www.somersetcarnivals.co.uk/events.aspTrowbridge



Bristol – Gore Blimey!

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

At-BristolCelebrate Halloween in At-Bristol with thrilling activities in Dissection lab then finish off the week with a visit from Dr Blood who will unearth mysteries about your blood!Bristolwww.visitbristol.co.uk Bristol



CastleCary – West Country Illuminated Carnival

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

The Somerset Carnivals are highly regarded as the largest illuminated procession in the world. CastleCaryhttp://www.somersetcarnivals.co.uk/events.aspCastleCary



Taunton – West Country Illuminated Carnival

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

The Somerset Carnivals are highly regarded as the largest illuminated procession in the world. Tauntonhttp://www.somersetcarnivals.co.uk/events.aspTaunton



Bristol – Chew Valley Arts Trail

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

Various venuesFor the ninth year the public will have the opportunity to wander around the studios of local artists, or to see work in their homes, garages and village halls.Bristolwww.visitbristol.co.uk Bristol



Warminster – West Country Illuminated Carnival

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

The Somerset Carnivals are highly regarded as the largest illuminated procession in the world. Warminsterhttp://www.somersetcarnivals.co.uk/events.aspWarminster



Glasgow – Hobbycrafts

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

Enjoy the diverse creativity on show from creative craft artists, Guilds and demonstrators with daily on-stand demonstrations and mini workshops.Do you enjoy making your own cards and presents? Why not join the ever-growing trend towards handmade and personalised. Not only will you be saving money by making your own cards and gifts, you will be giving a truly personalised present.Take advantage of all the free expert advice available at the show in crafts such as Papercrafts, Beading, Stamping, Parchment Craft, Decoupage and Calligraphy to name  [...]



Glasgow – Crafts for Christmas

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

You can discover how to make your Christmas that bit more special this year by visiting the FREE Prima Magazine Craft Theatre. The Prima team will show you lots of clever ideas – just click the Prima link on this page where full information will be available shortly.Chose from unusual handmade jewellery, glassware, ceramics, clothing, decorations, festive food & drink and much more besides. Also, gifts which are purchased at the show can be gift wrapped and left in our care at their Left Luggage  [...]



Bristol – Model Show

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

Fleet Air Arm MuseumOver 2000 visitors are expected to attend along with over 120 traders and clubs who will be exhibiting everything from model aircraft, boats, figures, tanks and dioramas. Bristolwww.visitbristol.co.uk Bristol



Bristol – Variety in the Factory

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

The Tobacco FactoryA delicious combination of gorgeous variety and spontaneous madness for all the family.Bristolwww.visitbristol.co.uk Bristol



Kensington – An Evening with Alan Titchmarsh

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

Alan Titchmarsh is known to millions through the popular BBC programmes Ground Force, Gardeners World and RHS Chelsea Flower Show and we invite you to enjoy an exclusive, informative and above all amusing evening with TVs most popular gardening broadcaster.Join Alan as he chats with the audience and shares stories of his colourful life and career, tells hilarious behind-the-scenes anecdotes, reads some of his favourite stories and poems – and, of course, gives useful advice about gardening. This is a wonderful chance to hear back-stage  [...]



Bristol – Christmas in the City

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

Cabot Circus and Bristol city centreBristols Christmas season will officially get underway when the citys Christmas lights will be switched on. The city also plans to see several Christmas Markets, light displays, a Christmas Tree lighting, and much much more.Bristolwww.visitbristol.co.uk Bristol



Bridgwater – West Country Illuminated Carnival

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

The Somerset Carnivals are highly regarded as the largest illuminated procession in the world. Bridgwaterhttp://www.somersetcarnivals.co.uk/events.aspBridgwater



Bristol – Love Food Festival Halloween Special

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

Paintworks Event SpaceThe Event Space and courtyards are transformed into a spooktacular, food loving, fun filled festival.Bristolwww.visitbristol.co.uk Bristol



Wells – West Country Illuminated Carnival

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

The Somerset Carnivals are highly regarded as the largest illuminated procession in the world. Wellshttp://www.somersetcarnivals.co.uk/events.aspWells



Bristol – Pumpkin Day at Noahs Ark Zoo Farm

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

Noahs Ark Zoo FarmEnjoy a fun pumpkin themed day with prizes going to the funniest carved pumpkin competition and see how the animals react with pumpkin made treats.Bristolwww.visitbristol.co.uk Bristol



Bristol – Enchanted Christmas

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

Westonbirt ArboretumTake a walk through the famous Enchanted Wood and see The National Arboretum lit up at night. See Father Christmas plus lots of other festive excitementBristolwww.visitbristol.co.uk Bristol



Battle – Winter Hawk Walks

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

Winter Hawk Walks Enjoy a rustic stroll over the historic countryside while free flying spectacular hawks fly overhead. Learn about the natural behaviour of hawks, watch them work over meadow and woodland and enjoy the excitement of one of the worlds oldest sports. Battlehttp://www.english-heritage.org.ukBattle



Northumberland – Ghost Stories for Christmas

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

Ghost Stories for Christmas Gather in the library of Belsay Hall for series of Victorian inspired ghost stories told by the gentleman of the house. Wrap up warm and watch out for things that go bump in the night! Northumberlandhttp://www.english-heritage.org.ukNorthumberland



Whitby, North Yorkshire – Gothic Days

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

Gothic Days Discover Victorians at their gothic best in the iconic ruins of Whitby Abbey. Costumed falconers display a range of hawks, falcons and owls and the Hangman tells the secrets of his trade. Plus the undertaker reveals how important A Big Send Off was. Whitby, North Yorkshirehttp://www.english-heritage.org.ukWhitby, North Yorkshire



Carlisle – The Real Story of the Gunpowder Plot Guided Tour

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

The Real Story of the Gunpowder Plot Guided Tour The true story of the Gunpowder plot of 1605 is revealed in this guided storytelling tour around the Castle. Suitable for Adults only. Carlislehttp://www.english-heritage.org.ukCarlisle



Kenilworth Castle & Elizabethan Garden – Festive Falconry

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

Festive Falconry Join Raphael Falconry this Christmas as they re-create the role of royal Falconers and Hawkers. Learn how hawks were trained to catch birds and animals and about the traditions of medieval Falconers. Kenilworth Castle & Elizabethan Gardenhttp://www.english-heritage.org.ukKenilworth Castle & Elizabethan Garden



Northumberland – Victorian Christmas with Father Christmas

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

Victorian Christmas with Father Christmas Meet our Victorian Father Christmas now that he has finished delivering presents. Hear his famous yuletide stories and poems, and meet the Heauristics with their tales of Christmases past. Wrap up warm and enjoy the show. Northumberlandhttp://www.english-heritage.org.ukNorthumberland