Trips: ‘Call the Midwife’ Tour and Historic Dockyard, Chatham

Led by your very own Midwife, this guided tour visits areas of the dockyard that have been used as locations for the TV drama ‘Call The Midwife’.  Four new Galleries are now open to reveal the dockyard’s untold story, from the ‘Age of Sail’ to where ships where built for the Royal Navy.  ‘The Dutch […]

Trips: RHS Flower Show, Tatton Park

Set in the magnificant parkland of Tatton Park, this year’s show is packed with new features, including the Evolution Themed Gardens – a glimpse into the gardens and spaces of tomorrow.  Show favourites are still here: the ever popular Back-to-Back Gardens, Water Gardens, Vertical Gardens, Summer floral displays, a Flowery Ferris Wheel, delicious Artisan food and […]

Trips: RHS Flower Show, Chatsworth House

Set within the grounds of Chatsworth House, one of UK’s stately homes, the RHS Flower Show promises to be the Gardening Event of 2017.  Held on the banks of the River Derwent, providing some of the most magnificent views in the country and amid the landscape of Capability Brown, the show promises to be full […]

Trips: The Bluebell Woods, Felley Priory

Felley Priory consists of a 2½ acre Garden and Bluebell Wood, Nursery and Tea Room. Join us this spring to see the stunning bluebells in the woods, specially opened for us, above Felley Priory.  Please note: the woods are a 15-minute walk from the main garden up a steep hill, so it is not recommended […]

Trips: St Albans

St Albans is an historic gem of a cathedral city with Roman roots and beautiful medieval architecture.  The city’s colourful history can be seen in the Roman remains at the Verulamium Museum and the Roman Theatre, the only one of its kind in Britain.  There is a walking tour of the places of interest. The […]

Trips: National Brewery Centre, Burton-on-Trent

Learn about the legendary Bass family and their role in the development of brewing.  The museum also celebrates the social history of the development of brewing – the real life experiences and stories of the people who helped to build Burton’s world-renowned brewing reputation. Tours start with a holographic-style presentation of the history of brewing, […]

Trips: Waddesdon Manor for Christmas

Set against the enchanting backdrop of the floodlit Manor our Christmas Fair is a wonderfully festive shopping experience not to be missed!  Soak up the sights, smells and sounds of Christmas with over sixty hand-selected exhibitors all housed in charming wooden chalets.  There will be a superb variety of high-quality, unique gifts, decorations, crafts and […]

Trips: Birmingham Hippodrome – ‘The Full Monty’

The hilarious and heartfelt adaptation of the film about six out-of-work Sheffield steelworkers with nothing to lose.  Voted best touring production by UK Theatre Awards and features songs by Donna Summer, Hot Chocolate and Tom Jones. To book contact Maryan Richardson as soon as possible on 01858 462573. The coach will leave Market Harborough Bus […]

Trips: Thoroughly Modern Millie

Kilworth House Theatre. It is 1922 and small-town girl Millie Dillmount has arrived in New York.  Millie plans to find a job as secretary to an eligible bachelor and then marry him but her plan goes wrong.  Her conniving landlady plots to kidnap her best friend and sell her into slavery in Hong Kong; her […]

Wisley

Visit RHS Wisley – Book now!

Outing to RHS Garden, Wisley on Sunday, 18th September, cost £13.  See also the entry in the ‘Events’ section. The RHS flagship garden in the heart of Surrey, famed for its impressive Mixed Borders, rock and woodland gardens and a magnificent Glasshouse, Wisley offers a beautiful and relaxing experience throughout the year, where you can take […]