Zurich Tanzt

Zurich Tanzt Dance Festival 2021

May 7 - May 30
Zurich will be the home to a city-wide festival of dance in May. Held from 7 to 30 May, Zurich Tanzt assembles some of the finest contemporary dancers in the...
Bruges Triennial

Bruges Triennial (Triennale Brugge), Belgium 2021

May 8 - October 24
The Bruges Triennial (Triennale Brugge) is a contemporary art and architecture event held every three years in the city of Bruges, Belgium. This summer will see the third version of...
Travel Photographer of the Year

Travel Photographer of the Year Exhibition

May 12 - June 10
Travel the world without leaving London with the latest winning images from the international Travel Photographer of the Year awards (TPOTY). From 12 May to 10 June...
Cecil Beaton, Celebrating Celebrity

Cecil Beaton Celebrating Celebrity, Blenheim Palace

May 17 - August 1
Blenheim Palace will host the exhibition Cecil Beaton, Celebrating Celebrity from 17 May until 1 August, 2021. Some 50 iconic images by the British photographer...

Hever Castle Jousting in July

The popular annual Jousting Tournaments return to Hever Castle on 10 and 11 July. The Knights of Royal England will be entertaining visitors with exhilarating displays…

Yonder Launches Platform in the UK

Yonder, the US based travel platform that invites people to reconnect with the natural world with its nature based accommodation focus, is today launching its UK collection…

Pierre & Vacances Re-open French Residences

Pierre & Vacances offer a range of great value accommodation with more than 380 properties to choose from worldwide, including at over 75 locations in France by the sea, and…

Explore UK with Pied A Terre Adventures

Family-run company, Pied A Terre Adventures, has released a selection of self-guided walking routes in the UK to help people explore the great outdoors after being cooped up due to…



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