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Carmen at the Royal Opera House London

Carmen at the Royal Opera House London

Review: Barrie Kosky ditched the cliche’s in his production of Carmen at the Royal Opera House in London. Superbly contemporary and totally captivating…

Burning the Clocks, Brighton

Burning the Clocks, Brighton

The winter solstice on 21st December is the date that Brighton lights up the shortest, darkest day of the year with its unique ‘Burning of the Clocks’ winter solstice festival.

Days out in Devon – Things to do in Ilfracombe

Days out in Devon – Things to do in Ilfracombe

There’s loads to keep you busy in Ilfracombe – from boat trips and harbours to contemporary art, curious coastal charm and stunning coastal walks. Check out my top things to do in this North Devon town.

Making Family Memories at Horizons in Ilfracombe, North Devon

Making Family Memories at Horizons in Ilfracombe, North Devon

Last month I went to North Devon for a family holiday. Our base for the week was Horizons, a Marsdens Cottages property, in Ilfracombe, North Devon. Read my review of this modern, seaside themed apartment overlooking the town’s pretty harbour.

A Weekend Break in Rye, East Sussex

A Weekend Break in Rye, East Sussex

Rye, in East Sussex, is one of those pretty little market towns that time seems to have passed by. Read on to find out what to see and do and where to eat and stay on a chilled weekend break.

Jack in the Green – Hastings Old Town

Jack in the Green – Hastings Old Town

Jack in the Green, Hastings is a festival of fun, frolics and foliage, celebrating the coming of summer. The Green Man festival takes place in Hastings Old Town over the first weekend in May and culminates in a bizarre procession through the town on Bank Holiday Monday.  

Eastbourne Trails and Coastal Walks

Eastbourne Trails and Coastal Walks

From piers and fortresses, great food and coastal walks there are so many things to do in Eastbourne, East Sussex. Read on for my top picks..