The Art of Banksy

We were lucky enough to visit The Art of Banksy London 2021 recently. This limited season event is taking place at 50 Earlham Street, close to Covent Garden. The exhibition comprises prints, canvasses, screen-prints and limited-edition pieces, mainly dated between 1997 and 2008. The collection of more than 60 artworks, by the most secretive artist … More The Art of Banksy

Not a woodchipper in sight, but plenty of hair clippers

The City Adventurers recently enjoyed a few days in Coventry. Having had a few people recommend it, we decided to make the short walk to “Fargo” from the Cathedral. It was easy to spot the way, following the sign posts and doesn’t take long to get there, although it is mainly uphill. There may not … More Not a woodchipper in sight, but plenty of hair clippers

Chocolate museums

Before the pandemic the City Adventurers were lucky enough to visit a number of Chocolate museums. York’s Chocolate Story York’s Chocolate Story is located in the heart of York. Our group arrived and were taken through the story of chocolate and the history of York’s most famous chocolate-making families. From the Chocolate Orange to the … More Chocolate museums

Neville’s Island

What happens when four out-of-condition clueless middle managers are forced on the outdoor awayday from hell? The City Adventurers headed to the Queen’s Theatre in Hornchurch to find out. Socially distanced The website assured us there would be socially distanced seating throughout the run of this production, so we tapped in our credit card details … More Neville’s Island

Heythrope Park

Heythrop Park is a Grade II listed early 18th-century country house in Oxfordshire and was our base for our stay near the Cotswolds. It was designed by the architect Thomas Archer in the Baroque style for Charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury. Unfortunately, a fire in 1831 destroyed the original interior and the house remained derelict until 1870, when it … More Heythrope Park