Posts Tagged ‘ Stratford-upon-Avon ’

Shakespeare in China

Oct 3rd, 2018 | By
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In the future, you might not want to go to Stratford but instead to San Weng, a new international heritage and cultural centre near Fuzhou City in China.



Saturday snippets: 16th April 2016

Apr 16th, 2016 | By
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Shakespeare, Nessie, internet passwords and the holiday companions you don’t want are just a few of the items that have caught Adrian’s attention this week.



Saturday snippets: 2nd January 2016

Jan 2nd, 2016 | By

Adrian starts the year with a look at some of the anniversaries that will be celebrated in the UK this year



Saturday snippets: 8th November 2014

Nov 8th, 2014 | By
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Adrian looks at the weather over winter, wonders what our culture secretary does and bemoans the fact that Cornwall doesn’t have a high profile minister like they have in Sheffield.



Shakespeare is everywhere

Apr 25th, 2014 | By
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As many of you will be aware, Visit England has been setting up a hall of fame and asking you to vote on it. Someone you might have heard of called William Shakespeare has been voted England’s ultimate claim to fame. The nation’s bard has won The People’s Choice in England’s Hall of Fame with 50% more votes than any other claim.



England’s hotspots for 2014

Dec 19th, 2013 | By

Calm your FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) – VisitEngland’s guide to the top 2014 holiday hotspots will ensure you don’t miss a thing next year. From litera-tours through Hardy’s Dorset and Shakespeare’s Stratford to top cycle rides in the wilds of Yorkshire and the curves of the Olympic velopark, here’s a sneak preview of England’s top hotspots for 2014



Rick Steves Recommends Britain

Feb 9th, 2011 | By

Many British readers might not have come across Rick Steves. An American travel guide writer, he specialises in Europe and spends many months over here each year searching out the new and the interesting for his readers and TV viewers. As an outsider, he sees and reports things that we may not pay as much attention to. In the last fortnight , writing in a syndicated column that appears in many newspapers in America he has highlighted what he recommends for the UK this year.