Things to do at home – Escape rooms in a box – part 1

As the City adventurers are unable to actually visit escape rooms, I am going to add my reviews of Escape Games in a box that can be played at home. First up is:- Unlock!: The Island of Doctor Goorse The game consists of a a pack of playing cards and an instruction booklet. You will also … More Things to do at home – Escape rooms in a box – part 1

Changes to our regular patterns of life

Yesterday The Queen issued her message to the nation on the coronavirus outbreak. As well as expressing her thanks for “the expertise and commitment of our scientists, medical practitioners and emergency and public services” the statement said “We are all being advised to change our normal routines and regular patterns of life for the greater … More Changes to our regular patterns of life

“A global pandemic and the worst public health crisis for a generation.”

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson began his press conference from Downing Street by saying “It is clear that coronavirus continues and will continue to spread across the world and our country over the next few months…..it is now a global pandemic and the worst public health crisis for a generation.” At the same time my … More “A global pandemic and the worst public health crisis for a generation.”

Elton John: It’s a Little Bit Funny at the Gatehouse

Sunday afternoon the City Adventurers took a trip to Upstairs at the Gatehouse in Highgate. Luckily we were a small group as this theatre above the Gatehouse pub is small, seating just 122 people. We were surprised to find when we collected our tickets, that they were not for numbered seats, but allowed us to … More Elton John: It’s a Little Bit Funny at the Gatehouse

A Guided Tour Of Newstead Abbey By Lord Byron

This post is extracted from a post that first appeared on Invitation To Events. Our coach rumbled along the long driveway, past the remains of a 12th century Augustinian priory, coming to a halt in front of a large impressive house. Stepping off our transportation, we were greeted and led inside to a stone staircase. In … More A Guided Tour Of Newstead Abbey By Lord Byron