iVisit.... Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre

iVisit.... Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre

The Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre is home to the National Fairground Collection and the Fairground Heritage Trust. It is a facility unique in the UK. There are superb displays of Fairground Art and Memorabilia, and large array of vintage rides, stalls and shows.

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iVisit.... The Importance of Being Earnest @ Loft Theatre

Oscar Wilde’s masterpiece is one of the wittiest and most delightful plays in the repertoire. Wilde called it ‘A trivial comedy for serious people’ and this reflects the sparkling humour and mischievous sophistication of this great play.

Wilde created a cast of brilliant characters and gave them many unforgettable lines on such crucial subjects as cucumber sandwiches, the unfashionable side of Belgrave Square, and the cloakroom at Victoria Station. And then there is the handbag!

iVisit.... Beasts and Bugs @ CBSO Centre

iVisit.... Beasts and Bugs @ CBSO Centre

Waggly tails, furry manes, and everything that buzzes, flies or crawls about: it’s all about beasts and bugs, as a mini-version of the CBSO takes the youngest members of the family on a magical musical safari – from the King of the Beasts to the squiggliest creepie-crawlie!

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iVisit.... The Milky Way Adventure Park

iVisit.... The Milky Way Adventure Park

If you’re looking for fun days out and things to do in Devon, The Milky Way Adventure Park has it all! Ride the Cosmic Typhoon roller coaster, have a bumping good time on the droid destroyer dodgems and go wild in North Devon’s biggest indoor adventure play area with assault courses & slides built for adults & children.

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iVisit.... Canterbury Tales

iVisit.... Canterbury Tales

This August The Canterbury Tales Visitor Attraction has a host of treats and activities in store for families.  Every day in August enjoy Maypole Dancing, The Knights School, The Art of Alchemy and Storytelling in the beautiful medieval garden.

The Knights School is calling all young squires-  draw your swords and defeat your enemies! In this fun activity, boys and girls will learn skills needed to thwart enemies and slay dragons!

You can step into a magical world of alchemy in the medieval medicine garden. Medieval myths are unveiled in this demonstration teaching how herbs were used to cure ills and alleviate ailments.

Unlock your imagination under the beautiful Yew Tree. Watch as the Costumed Characters bring to life stories of bravery, trickery, love and betrayal.

The award-winning team will be bringing medieval tradition and fun to life– visit to discover what everyone is talking about!

A visit to Canterbury is not complete without experiencing Chaucer’s famous tales of medieval adventures at one of the City’s most loved visitor attractions!

Experience the sights, sounds and smells of a bygone era in this fabulous recreation of medieval life; a unique introduction to Canterbury and its famous literary connection.

Your adventure begins in the Tabard Inn, where you will meet their first of the costumed guides, preparing you for your pilgrimage from London to Canterbury. To continue your experience, you are invited to share five of Chaucer’s most famous tales, with the aid of an audio guide (commentary available in six languages together with a special version in English for children). Along the way, Chaucer’s colourful and entertaining stories of love, romance, jealousy and trickery are dramatically brought to life for you to enjoy.

Your journey ends with their second guide at the shrine of St Thomas Becket – be sure to be ready to share your tales from your pilgrimage.

 

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iVisit.... Town Hall Synphony Hall Birmingham

iVisit.... Town Hall Synphony Hall Birmingham

Birmingham’s most iconic historic building - Town Hall

For more than 180 years, Town Hall has been a hub of civic and cultural life in Birmingham. From classical to comedy to rock to pop, it’s now one of the city’s most versatile venues.At 70 feet high, the Town Hall organ case is as tall as 2 double-decker buses standing end on end. The largest metal pipe is 35’ 3” long – the height of an average house.

 

Symphony Hall: An Acoustic Marvel

Symphony Hall is an architectural triumph and one of the world’s best concert acoustically. It’s built in the traditional shoebox shape of the great 19th century halls, but with innovations developed by renowned acoustic consultant Russell Johnson.

 Many famous musicians including Mendelssohn, Saint-Saëns, Grieg, Sibelius, Dvorák and Elgar were involved in the city’s famous musical festivals of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.

Famous premieres include Mendelssohn’s Elijah and Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius, The Apostles, The Kingdom and The Music Makers.

There is a 90 minute Tour available to explore one of the world’s finest concert halls visited by over 11 million people.

See where the stars relax by visiting a dressing room. Learn about the world-famous acoustics and design. Find out some hidden secrets!

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iVisit.... St. Georges Concert Hall

iVisit.... St. Georges Concert Hall

St George’s Bristol is one of the country’s leading concert halls. It boasts a superb acoustic and unique atmosphere which attracts the world’s best artists.

A full and vibrant programme, with over 250 events each year, makes it an incredibly popular and important venue for all kinds of music.

St George’s is also a charity dedicated to promoting high quality music to diverse audiences. They do this by offering the best classical, jazz, blues, folk and world music as well as family concerts and talks.

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