Posts Tagged ‘ National Memorial Arboretum ’

Heartfelt Messages

Oct 1st, 2017 | By
one of the creators with staff at the national Arboretum

This is the name of a new mass-participation art installation that commemorates the sacrifice made by the British Armed Forces, and their families at home during the Battle of Passchendaele.



Saturday snippets: July 15th 2017

Jul 15th, 2017 | By
mamite jar in bag for liquid items inspection

Adrian looks at the importance of Marmite in the travel industry and taking the wrong currency on holiday – amongst other things!



Giving thanks to volunteers

Jun 2nd, 2017 | By

Volunteers’ Week started on June the 1st and the purpose is to celebrate the difference volunteers make to every community across the country! Just about Travel salutes you



Sign up for the Christmas card record.

Oct 12th, 2016 | By
hige Christmas card for Guiness Book of Record attempt

The card has space for 20,923 signatures and will be travelling around the Midlands and London over the next couple of months in an attempt to fill up all the spaces.



Saturday snippets: 10th October 2015

Oct 10th, 2015 | By

Curries and chocolate may dominate next week but Adrian also looks at airline seat design and coach visits to Rome.



A day in…Lichfield

Jun 29th, 2015 | By

Adrian spends time in Lichfield, the Midland’s city that once had an archbishop but today has settled for being a tourist destination and base to discover Staffordshire.



Saturday snippets: 9th May 2015

May 9th, 2015 | By

From roses to the Orlando Eye, Adrian takes a glance at some of the news stories you might have missed this week.



Saturday snippets: 22nd November 2014

Nov 22nd, 2014 | By
Battle of waterloo British troops memorial

The Battle of Waterloo, Moscow, Great Yarmouth and a Cornish oratory are among the things that attracted my attention this week.



Poppies survive

Nov 9th, 2014 | By
In remembrance poppies at the Tower of London

Many people have been surprised by the enormous visitor interest in the moat of poppies surrounding the Tower of London. When the tour is over, I hope there will be a permanent home at a the National Memorial Arboretum in Stafffordshire.