Posts Tagged ‘ Weston-super-Mare ’

Saturday snippets: 2nd April 2016

Apr 2nd, 2016 | By

The shape of champagne barrels, cars as animals , accommodation taxes, jazz and tulips have caught Adrian’s eye this week.



The Fall and Rise of the Pier

Sep 9th, 2011 | By

You might remember that as many of our piers as possible were encouraged to hold parties last March, to celebrate British Tourism Week. Coming on top of the disastrous fire on Hastings Pier, it helped to remind us of the role piers have played in our seaside past



Have a Party on a Pier

Oct 21st, 2010 | By

Why is the most obvious question?
Because those behind the British Tourism Week were trying to come up with something to top this year’s launch event. You might remember that we had illuminated beacons stretching all along Hadrian’s Wall last March. This made TV and newspapers across the world.
What to beat it in 2011?
They have come up with a party on a pier. What could be more quintessentially and eccentrically British than the seaside pier. And who could be more… But enough of that. Giles Brandreth, one of the patrons of the National Piers Society, opened the launch