Posts Tagged ‘ Cutty Sark ’

Royal Greenwich – a great day out in London

Jun 19th, 2016 | By

Natasha visits Greenwich, just thirty minutes from the centre of London and, much of which, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Saturday snippets: 25 January 2014

Jan 25th, 2014 | By

As the Forth Bridge is put forward to become a UNESCO World heritage Site, Adrian finds that museums are closing and re-opening; the head of Visit Britain leaves and the Cutty Sark becomes a theatre.

Licence to thrill

Sep 26th, 2012 | By

To celebrate the latest James Bond instalment, Skyfall, and in time for the first ever global James Bond Day on 5 October, experiences and attractions website has handpicked a range of 007-inspired activities sure to shake and stir up even the coolest adventurer

Another Museum Burns

Dec 3rd, 2009 | By

Another museum, the Cae Dai 1950’s Motor Museum in Lawnt outside Denbigh in North Wales has been badly damaged by fire. The fire broke out on Tuesday night and has destroyed many of the vehicles including the lorry that was used to take the mail sacks away from the Great Train Robbery in 1963. Now that the roof has caved in, it is not sure if anything can be saved from the collection. But being a 1950’s museum, there was more than the odd vehicle. There were examples of food and everyday items from the time including ration books (I still have mine somewhere about the place) and mock-ups of what kitchens were like at the time.