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Halloween more a delight than fright

Halloween more a delight than fright

It’s a tradition that is well established across the pond, but now it seems that Halloween has found a place in UK consumers hearts and in their wallets too.

On a high: Coffee shop sales to top £3 billion in 2016

On a high: Coffee shop sales to top £3 billion in 2016

Coffee shops, it seems no UK high-street is complete without one, and proving consumers passion for espressos, lattes and cappuccinos, new research from Mintel reveals that this year coffee shop sales are set to reach a record new high as the market tops £3 billion.

The weirdest collections on the planet

People have always had an obsession with collecting different things. From toasters to belly button fluff, there really are some strange collections out there.

A culture checklist for aspiring Brits

A culture checklist for aspiring Brits

Owning a library card, watching subtitled films and being skilled with a pair of chopsticks are among the traits which make you cultured, according to Brits.

Brits crown their all-time favourite classic literary heroine

Brits crown their all-time favourite classic literary heroine

Elizabeth Bennet, the charming and quick-witted protagonist from Jane Austin’s beloved Pride and Prejudice, has been crowned the nation’s all-time favourite classic literary heroine.

At-Bristol science centre's planetarium to become the UK's first digital 3D Planetarium

At-Bristol science centre's planetarium to become the UK's first digital 3D Planetarium

At-Bristol science centre, one of the UK's leading interactive science centres, is upgrading its Planetarium to become the UK's first digital 3D Planetarium.

London Super Comic Convention

London Super Comic Convention

London Super Comic Convention, the UK’s largest and most exciting comic event, confirms a host of top comic artists and cosplayers for the 2015 bill, including Ed McGuinness, Dexter Vines and David Mack.

London Craft Week makes its debut 6-10 May 2015

London Craft Week makes its debut 6-10 May 2015

London Craft Week, a brand new initiative that positions makers centre stage of the world’s creative capital will open on Wednesday, 6 May 2015.

A tale of two festivals in the UK’s next City of Culture

A tale of two festivals in the UK’s next City of Culture

Heard the one about the city with two cultural festivals running at the same time?

'Hudson’s Historic Houses & Gardens’ makes the perfect Christmas gift for heritage lovers

'Hudson’s Historic Houses & Gardens’ makes the perfect Christmas gift for heritage lovers

Anyone who loves a day out will be looking forward to the 2015 Hudson’s Historic Houses & Gardens.

Photography Studio Harcourt exhibits best celebrity images at Sofitel London St James

Photography Studio Harcourt exhibits best celebrity images at Sofitel London St James

For the first time in the UK, a hand picked selection of celebrity photographs by world famous Studio Harcourt, will be on display at Sofitel London St James from 4th - 25th November.

HippopoThames moves to St Katharine Docks

HippopoThames moves to St Katharine Docks

Totally Thames, the Nine Elms Vauxhall Partnership, Wanda One (UK) and Vauxhall One have announced that, by popular demand, London’s newest and favourite resident, HippopoThames, has chosen to leave Nine Elms on the South Bank to visit friends at St Katharine Docks where he will remain for a further 28 days.

Canary Wharf opens its doors to the public this weekend

Canary Wharf opens its doors to the public this weekend

On 20th and 21st September, Canary Wharf Group plc is giving Londoners a glimpse of the past, present and future of one of the world’s premier business and shopping districts, as part of Open House London.

Reality: Modern and Contemporary British Painting

Reality: Modern and Contemporary British Painting

Reality: Modern and Contemporary British Painting is a new exhibition at The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, at the University of East Anglia, Norwich.

The Blenheim Palace Literary Festival launches 2014 Programme

The Blenheim Palace Literary Festival launches 2014 Programme

Britain's best boutique festival announced the line-up for its 2014 event. Taking place in the magnificent surroundings of Blenheim Palace and Woodstock from Thursday 25th – Sunday 28th September, the Blenheim Palace Literary Festival will feature writers and public figures from the fields of music, history, food and drink, politics and literature.