Keeping it Local – Checking out the King’s Pistol

As someone always on the lookout for something new, finding a local gem is the perfect way to discover something new without even having to jump on a plane. Based in Crewe and described as a ‘twisted rock n roll band’, the King’s Pistol are making their rounds of the local circuits ahead of their newest album release and I couldn’t be more excited! … More Keeping it Local – Checking out the King’s Pistol

Why Snugbury’s is the Perfect Outing, Even in the Winter.

A beautiful place of dreams and every type of ice cream you can imagine, Snugbury’s ice cream farm is not the first place you would think of when looking for a stop off point during the winter cold. Passing by on a recent trip to Beeston Castle however, we were more than tempted. … More Why Snugbury’s is the Perfect Outing, Even in the Winter.

Why Your English Heritage Membership Book Should Never End the Year the Way the Way it Started

Having become members of English heritage last year (and setting ourselves a challenge), our guidebook went with us EVERYWHERE. From sitting on a car park overlooking Hadrian’s Wall thinking ‘where next?’ to stopping off at a Midlands tea room for the day’s inspiration. Being particularly precious about books there is nothing better than a crisp edition and that new-book smell. But this is no ordinary book. … More Why Your English Heritage Membership Book Should Never End the Year the Way the Way it Started

Exploring London – ZSL a Zoo Within a Park

Visiting London recently as part of the media team for TheatreCraft 2018, we decided to make it a weekend of firsts. A night at the theatre to watch Mousetrap was one ticked off our list was one more animal-orientated. Journeying into the park we made our way to ZSL, a welcome respite after the morning’s work-based interlude. … More Exploring London – ZSL a Zoo Within a Park

A First-Timer’s Guide to TheatreCraft 2018

With workshops on everything from costume design to crafting an online presence TheatreCraft 2018 was the biggest yet. Supplying to the biggest name drops including Royal Shakespeare Company’s Lead Producer (insert fangirl shriek here) and Tony & Olivier-award-winner Christopher Oram, this year’s event was a year of firsts. Taking over mammoth spaces including the iconic Waldorf Hotel, the Adelphi, Lyceum and Novello theatres with everything newbies (and not-so-newbies) to the industry could possibly need. And the best part? It’s completely free! Read on for what I got up to during my day there. … More A First-Timer’s Guide to TheatreCraft 2018