Magic Goes Wrong

Hilarious! The whole “Magic Goes Wrong” show was hilarious from start to finish. As you would expect, being created by the Mischief company. This time a group of moderately skilled, but accident-prone magicians, present a charity fundraiser. As the accidents spiral out of control, so does their fundraising target! As for the magic, with Magic Legends … More Magic Goes Wrong

THE DRIFTERS GIRL

Although we remembered a lot of The Drifters songs, the City Adventurers did not know the story behind the group. So it was great to learn about them and the woman who made them when we saw “THE DRIFTERS GIRL”. Beverley Knight plays Faye Treadwell, the legendary manager of The Drifters, who, alongside her husband, fought … More THE DRIFTERS GIRL

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

Satisfy your inner Indiana Jones or Miss Marple and become a City Adventurer

Do you ever long for a bit of adventure in your life? Are you looking for somewhere or something to explore? Or maybe you love solving things, such as puzzles and word games, or pulling all the clues together and solving a problem Well, you are not alone. Join the City Adventurers and share experiences, adventures … More Satisfy your inner Indiana Jones or Miss Marple and become a City Adventurer

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