CULTURE & MUSIC St Nicholas Fayre 15 November - 23 December, York. The Gothic spires, cobbled streets and timbered medieval houses of York are a tranquil antidote to frenzied, commercialised high streets. Soak up York's wintry charm... Read More →
TRAVEL Paris Autumn Festival
10 September - 13 February, Paris France.
The Paris Autumn Festival is an international contemporary arts festival held annually in Paris, France.
The festival, which first began in 1972,... Read More →
SPORTING INTERESTS The Varsity Match
07 December, Twickenham, London
This titanic annual struggle between the rugby teams of England's two oldest universities, Oxford and Cambridge, dates to 1872, when Oxford hosted the first... Read More →
Somerset House Ice Rink CULTURE & MUSIC
14 November - 13 January, Strand, London. Go skating in the very heart of London, on an ice rink set against the gracious 18th-century facade of Somerset House.
The Somerset House ice rink... Read More →
Hogmanay CULTURE & MUSIC
29 December - 01 January, Edinburgh, Scotland
Dating back to pagan celebrations of the Winter Solstice, the New Year's Eve festival of Hogmanay, enjoyed all over Scotland, is the perfect... Read More →
Opening Night, La Scala Milano TRAVEL
07 December, Milan, Italy
It is a tradition that the venerable La Scala opera house in Milan launches its new season on 7 December, St Ambrose's Day, the feast of Milan's patron... Read More →
Habits de Lumiere FOOD, DRINK & DINING OUT
14 December - 16 December, Epernay, Northern France. Épernay (Sparnacum) belonged to the archbishops of Reims from the 5th until the 10th century, when it came into the possession of the counts of... Read More →
Cologne Christmas Market TRAVEL
26 November - 23 December, Cologne, Germany. The city of Cologne offers four traditional Christmas markets around the city, attracting over 2 million visitors each year.
The Cathedral... Read More →
ATP World Tour Tennis Finals SPORTING INTERESTS
11 November - 18 November O2 Arena, London Witness the cream of the crop of the tennis world's the Top 8 players compete in a tournament where the rewards are extremely high. A... Read More →
Hennessy Gold Cup CULTURE & MUSIC
1 December - 2 December, Newbury Racecourse, Berkshire.
Newbury Racecourse's two-day Sportingbet Winter Festival draws thousands of race fans to Berkshire in late November for the flagship... Read More →