The Musical Museum

After a short train ride to Kew Bridge, followed by a short walk and we arrived at The Musical Museum. I was surprised to find it located in a modern building as I thought it was housed in a church hall. It turns out the museum used to be housed in the former St George’s Church. Frank … More The Musical Museum

Christmas lights

Following on from our  tour of Christmas markets along the south coast, the City Adventurers decided to explore some of the festive displays in London. We started by visiting the Leicester Square Christmas Market. This traditional Christmas market is held in the centre of Leicester Square. With lights hanging down from the trees, it takes on … More Christmas lights

Curtains

It was murder putting on a new musical at the Orchard Theatre this week. Literally murder as it turned out, when Jessica Cranshaw, star of the new Broadway-bound musical Robbin Hood, was murdered on stage on opening night! With the entire cast and crew suspects, it was up to a local detective, who just happened … More Curtains

Christmas Tree Trail

This first appeared on Explore, Discover, Experience We headed to Bournemouth to see this year’s Christmas Tree Wonderland The Christmas Tree Wonderland trail has more than 100 glittering trees and festive illuminations. The free trail starts at the illuminated big wheel, situated in Pier Approach, before weaving through Bournemouth’s historic Lower Gardens. You can get a … More Christmas Tree Trail

The Shard

Standing 309.9m high, The Shard gives visitors London’s highest view. It is the tallest completed building in the EU (for now) and the 59th tallest building in the world. There are 87 levels in The Shard, including 27 floors of offices, 3 floors of restaurants and 19 floors of hotel accommodation. Inside The Shard there are 44 … More The Shard

Jodrell Bank becomes the UK’s newest UNESCO World Heritage site

On Sunday 7th July 2019 Jodrell Bank Observatory was awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site status in recognition of its internationally significant heritage, science and cultural impact. The observatory is home to the Lovell Telescope,  the world’s third largest steerable radio telescope, as well as a number of radio telescopes. Owned by the University of Manchester, the observatory is part of … More Jodrell Bank becomes the UK’s newest UNESCO World Heritage site