Upcoming Local Events
Planning a short break in the next few months? Why not take advantage of some of the upcoming local events up and down the country. Here is a glimpse of some upcoming events, if you want more inspiration and ideas take a look here.
Bath Literature Festival (1st March to 10th March)
Are you a fan of books, authors and reading? If so Bath Literature Festival could be for you. The 2013 programme is brimming with some of the greatest names in literature such as, Hilary Mantel and J.K Rowling. For a full line up check out www.bathfestivals.org.uk.
Need somewhere to stay? The Lansdown Grove Hotel can help you.
Harrogate Flower Show (25th to 28th April)
Having just been awarded Best Gardening Event by readers of Which Magazine, Harrogate Spring Flower Show is set to be even better than last year with double the number of Show Gardens offering you more ideas and inspiration to take back home. The Flower Show will also feature a number of displays from over 100 nurseries in the UK, offering plants for every space and growing condition, not forgetting a wealth of knowledge to help your flowers and plants bloom! If you want to roll up your sleeves and get dirty why not have a go at making a Yorkshire Dry Stone wall? Students from Askham Bryan College will be on hand to help out.
Shakespeare’s Birthday Celebration (20th and 21st April)
Every year Stratford-Upon-Avon marks the birth of the world’s greatest playwright with a weekend full of celebrations. The weekend brings together the local community and ambassadors from around the world in celebration of the life and works of William Shakespeare. During the two day event the town’s streets overflow with music, pageantry and drama.
There is no need to book as most events are free.
Looking for somewhere to stay? The Charlecote Pheasant Hotel just outside Stratford-Upon-Avon can help you.
Bath International Music Festival (22nd May to 2nd June)
This Music Festival brings together Classical, Jazz, World, Folk and Electronic Music in a numbers of venues around Bath. This year sees a newly appointed Artistic Director who has announced a line-up that includes Seth Lakeman Scottish Chamber Orchestra led by Alexander Janiczek, Danish String Quartet, Sacconi Quartet, Bath Philharmonia and many more.
Devon County Show (16th to 18th May)
This year the Stunt Team from Diggerland will be performing in their Dancing Diggers with a gravity-defying routine. Also at the show Savage Skills – the UK’s leading Mountain Bike and BMX team will be on hand with advice and demonstrations.
Need somewhere to stay when The Devon County Show is on, take a look at The Imperial Hotel in Exmouth.
Why not tell us if you have been to one of these events before. Was it good and did you enjoy it?