Beaufort 21 Triennial, Belgium

Beaufort 21 Triennial, Belgium

May 27 - November 7
Beaufort 21, the Triennial of Contemporary Art by the Sea, returns to the Belgian coast in 2021. From May until November, a series of work by 21 artists will be...
Vallisaari Island skyline, courtesy Helsinki Biennial

Helsinki Biennial 2021: The Same Sea

June 12 - September 26
Helsinki Biennial will take place for the first time from 12 June to 26 September on Vallisaari island, located in the Helsinki Archipelago. Uniting the maritime island with the city...
Allegory of fable (detail)

Gustave Moreau: The Fables

June 16 - October 17
Waddesdon Manor will host Gustave Moreau: The Fables from 16 June to 17 October, 2021. Gustave Moreau (1826-98) is one of the most brilliant and influential artists associated with the...
Blenheim Palace Flower Show

Blenheim Palace Flower Show 2021

June 25 - June 27
Held in June each year, the Blenheim Palace Flower Show is a wonderful horticultural show set in the surroundings of arguably England's finest stately home...

Switzerland Welcomes UK Travellers

The Swiss government has announced a major step towards a full return of international travel after the global pandemic. As of 26 June, guests from the UK will be allowed…

New East Yorkshire Wine Trail

Imagine an English wine tour and thoughts might naturally turn to Hampshire, Kent or Sussex. But from this summer, there’s a new kid on the block… Yorkshire. And an East…

Fly Direct to ‘Green’ Faroe Islands

If the thought of a staycation leaves you cold, why not travel to the captivating Faroe Islands? From 1 July, fly direct from Edinburgh with Atlantic Airways in just 1…

The Mountain Company Nepal Tree Planting

Declaring a Climate Emergency, The Mountain Company has announced a Nepal tree planting partnership with Eden Reforestation Projects. The project replant trees…



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