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Ceramics Festival in The Potteries

Designers, studio potters, experts and collectors will be making their way to The Potteries this autumn for the Stoke-on-Trent Ceramics Festival 2007 (Oct.5-7).

Macdonald Hotels transforms Cheshire golf venue

Three championship golf courses and the largest indoor golf academy in Europe at The Portal Golf Club venue are to be part of the new four star Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa in Cheshire when it opens in July.

Enjoy England Awards for Excellence 2007

The best accommodation, visitor attractions, customer service and so on, right across England’s tourism scene, have been recognised at the tourism equivalent of the Oscars.

New look for Glasgow museum includes Mackintosh

The most visited museum outside London will reopen on July 11 following a three-year, £28 million refurbishment.

Gallery of modern art for Middlesbrough

A new gallery of modern and contemporary art opens in North-East England in November.

Hi-tech Titanic trail in Belfast

Belfast in Northern Ireland has launched a hi-tech walking trail enabling visitors to follow the story of the ill-fated liner RMS Titanic.

New London restaurants

A modern Indian restaurant has opened at the Imperial Wharf development in London’s Chelsea.

Third Largest Waterfall In The World Discovered In Peru

The third largest waterfall in the world, measuring nearly 2,529 feet in height, was recently discovered in Peru near the city of Chachapoyas in the department of Amazonas.

Brits Want To Share A Hotel Room With Keira Knightly

Keira Knightly and Ray Winstone are the sexy stars most Brits would love to share a hotel room with, according to a new survey.

Britain’s top tea places

A London hotel and a tea-shop in a Cumbrian seaside town have won accolades for their afternoon tea from Britain’s Tea Guild.

Da Vinci decoded in London and Edinburgh

Fans of The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown – now a film starring Tom Hanks, much of which was shot in Britain – have a choice of special tours and hotel breaks in London and Edinburgh.

The Best Helsinki (Finland) Restaurants

Helsinki is a compact, accessible and exciting city to visit. Here you can find the very best in style, tradition, architecture and entertainment. The opportunities for the food lover are excellent, too.

Just For Laughs 2006

Just for Laughs, the worlds top comedy festival, is hosted annually in Montreal, Quebec. The 2006 show will kick off on July 13th and finishes July 23rd.

Finland Summer Festivals

Wife-Carrying, Hay-Mowing, Swamp Soccer, Witch Trials, Pea-Eating…If you’re looking for a festival with a difference this summer, then a visit to Finland must be almost obligatory. After all, when you know you can find formal celebrations of mobile phone throwing, berry picking, crowbar-walking, kissing and wife-carrying, there really can be nowhere else to consider!

New Ideas For Themed Weekend Breaks

The ideas for themed getaways range from ‘Boys Will Be Boys’ to ‘Loopy London’, ‘High Spirits’ to ‘Carry on Camping’. There are also suggestions for Romantics, Culture Vultures, Fashionistas, Budget Travellers and those who want to ‘Ditch the Diet’.

Miss Potter - Renee Zellweger and Ewan McGregor

Miss Potter, a new film about the life of author and naturalist Beatrix Potter, starring Renee Zellweger and Ewan McGregor, is now filming in England’s beautiful Lake District.

Derby remembers hot dog inventor

An English town is marking the 150th anniversary of the inventor of the hot dog. Harry M. Stevens, born in Derby in 1856, was a humble caterer who emigrated to the USA in the 1880s.

Walking Hitchcock’s London

Some of the memorable sequences from Alfred Hitchcock’s Hollywood movies are brought to life on the streets of London by film historian Sandra Shevey.

Welsh motor ‘trike’ tours hit the road

There is a new way to see the valleys, coast and capital of Wales – from the seat of a trike-style motorcycle.

Medieval palace restored at Tower of London

The Medieval Palace of King Henry III and Edward I has been restored to its former glory at the Tower of London.