Edinburgh (2004) Edinburgh is the world’s first UNESCO City of Literature, designated in 2004. It is the birthplace and home to world-famous writers, poets and playwrights including Arthur Conan Doyle (Sherlock Holmes), Walter Scott (Waverley), and JK Rowling (Harry Potter). It has its own Poet Laureate, the Edinburgh Makar. Publishing Scotland, the national body for … More UK Cities of Literature – part three
On our recent trip to Nottingham, the City adventurers paid a visit to one of the largest galleries of contemporary art in the UK. The Nottingham Contemporary is free to enter. It is housed near the city centre, in an iconic building, designed by architects Caruso St John. It hosts regular, changing exhibitions of international art, plus a … More Nottingham Contemporary….
All in all, a bit of a disappointing visit. We had expected more from a UK City of Literature … More UK Cities of Literature – part two
Edinburgh, Scotland (2004) – Edinburgh is the world’s first UNESCO City of Literature. It is the birthplace and home to world-famous writers, poets and playwrights including Arthur Conan Doyle (Sherlock Holmes), Walter Scott (Waverley), and JK Rowling (Harry Potter). It has its own Poet Laureate, the Edinburgh Makar. The Edinburgh International Book Festival is the world’s largest literary … More UK Cities of Literature
First you need to work out what sort of life you want. Consider what makes you happy. What would you like more of? What would you ditch in a heartbeat? Start by defining what it is you truly want. State what you want. Insist and demand your heart’s desire. Let the universe know you’ll settle … More Manifest the life you want
This July the City Adventurers flew into town to see Jack Absolute Flies Again. … More Jack Absolute Flies Again
The City Adventurers were recently invited to visit the Ambassador Cruise Line’s new ship Ambience. So we headed to London Tilbury port. This new cruise line is aimed at over 50s British cruisers who love no-fly cruises. Although we’ve never been on a cruise before, a lot of our friends and club members love them. … More Ambience at sea
The City Adventurers attended a Brewery Tour at the Camden Town Brewery. … More Camden Town Brewery Tours
Being a City Adventurer can be a lot of fun. We get to explore new places, discover new things and experience adventures. I’ve lost count of the number of times we’ve “Saved the World”, either by completing an escape room or assisting Dr Who. We’ve caught more murderers than you can shake a stick at, … More Are you a City Adventurer?
This summer The City Adventurers decided to visit The Postal Museum. With their website proclaiming “Your next adventure is closer than you think”, how could we not?
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