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Twlight Tickets: Longleat Festival of Light

Longleat is offering visitors the chance to take advantage of special ‘Twilight Tickets’ to experience their hugely popular Festival of Light event in the run up to Christmas.  Read more

Poole's Christmas Extravaganza

Join in with Poole's four day Christmas Extravaganza Thursday 30 November – Sunday 3 December in Falkland Square and Poole Quay, brought to you by Poole BID.  Read more

Ben and Holly's Masterclass on the Eden Ice

Champion skater Ben Penhaligon teamed up with one of the Eden’s Project’s own ice stewards to give an exhilarating masterclass on the rink.  Read more

Music & Laser show to Light up Eden

A spectacular new light and sound show featuring lasers by renowned artist Chris Levine and original soundscapes from special guest stars will be the highlight of the Eden Project’s Christmas celebrations (beginning November 25).  Read more

Halloween Treat Does the Trick for Cheetahs

Cheetah cubs Poppy and Winston got their first taste of Halloween at Longleat Safari Park this week.  Read more

Experience Christmas in Bournemouth

Bournemouth is the perfect destination to visit, stay and get into the festive spirit. This Christmas, be amazed and discover magical festive fun for all the family from 17 November 2017 – 4 January 2018.  Read more

Explore Wiltshire this November

There's so much to look forward to in Wiltshire this November.  Read more

Fairytales Sparkle into Life at Longleat!

The magic of storytelling is being brought to life as part of Longleat’s spectacular Festival of Light which opens to the public on November 5th.  Read more

Gary Barlow to Headline at the Eden Sessions

Gary Barlow, one of Britain’s best-loved singer-songwriters, will play at the Eden Sessions on June 6, 2018.  Read more

Arts by the Sea 2017 Bows Out in Style

The 2017 Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival came to a stormy but beautiful end on Saturday night.  Read more

Longleat Celebrates Great British Autumn

Longleat is launching a brand new event to celebrate everything that’s great about autumn.  Read more

Spooktacular Half Term & Halloween for Devon

Devon’s Top Attractions are getting ready for a Spooktacular half term of fun and Halloween happenings and will be offering the very best selection of scary fun and spooky surprises.  Read more

Longleat's Festival of Light Returns!

Longleat’s hugely successful Festival of Light will be brightening up even the darkest of wintry days when it makes a welcome return from November 5th (Daily from December 1st).  Read more

Roald Dahl’s Infamous Villains: Halloweden

Eden Project visitors will be pitted against villains springing from the pages of some of the most popular children’s books ever as Roald Dahl’s Halloweden is unleashed this October half-term (October 21-29).  Read more

Familiarisation Offers for Group Organisers

At the Yarn Market Hotel in Dunster, Exmoor National Park.  Read more

Whitegold Returns to St Austell!

The Whitegold Festival, a free celebration of china clay, will be returning to St Austell town centre on Saturday September 30.  Read more

South Devon Railway Diesel Gala

The South Devon Railway is hosting its annual Diesel Gala from Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th November. Home to an impressive fleet of British Railways ‘first generation’ diesels built during the 1950s and 1960s to replace steam traction, the gala weekend is a great opportunity to see and experience these now sixty-year-old engines in action, including a special visitor.  Read more

Longleat Monkeys Meet Their Match

Longleat’s infamous troop of mischievous monkeys have been wreaking havoc on unsuspecting motorists for decades.  Read more

Eden Set for a Gin-credible Beer Festival

The Eden Project's annual beer festival is set to return on Saturday September 30, with its usual wide-ranging beer selection topped up with a new pub quiz and gin bar.  Read more

Programme for Grandparents and Grandchildren

The Eden Project is seeking volunteers to help run a pioneering new programme of activities for grandparents and their grandchildren.  Read more

Longleat Military Spectacular

Longleat is hosting its first ever Military Spectacular (September 30th & October 1st) to celebrate our Armed Forces.  Read more

Poole Dream Machines Throughout September

It's the final 3 weeks of Poole's weekly motorbike meet as the action continues from 6pm every Tuesday evening until the final night of the season on 26 September 2017.  Read more

Roald Dahl hero to appear at Eden Project

One of Roald Dahl’s best-loved characters will be appearing at the Eden Project in the form of a life-size Lego model as part of a global event to celebrate the famous children’s author.  Read more

Eddie the Eagle drops into the Eden Project!

Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards, one of Britain’s most famous Olympians, tested his daredevil mettle with a six storey-high freefall onto a giant airbag at the Eden Project in Cornwall this morning (Thursday).  Read more

Astronaut to Tell of his Journeys into Space

Visitors to Journey Into Space at the Eden Project will have a chance to meet an astronaut and veteran of two space missions this summer.  Read more

Go retro at Poole’s Summer Breeze

Prepare for a night of big bands, swing and rock and roll as Poole’s Summer Breeze hums with a live music cocktail from the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s from 7pm on Thursday 24 August.  Read more

Party in Poole with Summer Breeze

As the sun sets get ready to party as Poole’s Summer Breeze brings music, entertainment & fireworks to the Quay from 7pm on Thursday 17 August.  Read more

World's Most Deadliest Fish at Newquay!

The world’s most deadliest fish are on display at Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay. The Towan Beach attraction has moved their stonefish to a new display making them a star attraction.  Read more

Kids for a £quid Offer Launches!

Families can make the most of the holidays with a special discount at Bristol Aquarium, before it swims away!  Read more

Contemporary Craft at Salisbury Cathedral!

This year’s new look Salisbury Contemporary Craft opens in Salisbury Cathedral on Friday 8 and Saturday 9 September, showcasing around 50 stalls selling the very best of contemporary craft from across the south west and beyond.  Read more

Special at Longleat

A brand new BBC Animal Park series from Longleat begins on Monday, July 31st.  Read more

Mars stars at Eden’s Journey into Space!

The Eden Project has released the first images from its forthcoming Solar System Safari exhibition, which will take visitors hundreds of millions of miles into space.  Read more

Take a Solar System Stroll at Eden!

Intrepid space travellers will be able to explore all the planets of our solar system as part of a fabulous new exhibition at the Eden Project this summer (July 27 to September 3).  Read more

Longleat in Bid to Save World's Rarest Rhino

Longleat is playing a vital role in a last ditch international race to save the world’s rarest rhino from extinction.  Read more

A ‘sun-sational summer’ for Devon!

Hurray, summer days are here again, school’s out and there are six long weeks of Summer holiday fun ahead of us!  Read more

What's On at Clovelly

The latest events not to be missed at Clovelly including events for all the family!  Read more

Europe's Oldest Silverback Gorilla Turns 56!

Nico the western lowland gorilla is celebrating his 56th birthday at Longleat Safari Park this weekend. It’s believed Nico is the oldest silverback gorilla in Europe and the second oldest male gorilla in the world.  Read more

Music, Fun & Fireworks at Poole

Six magical Thursdays of free music, family entertainment and fireworks will be taking place on Poole Quay from 27 July overlooking the harbour as Dorset’s longest running major summer firework display returns.  Read more

Eden Project's Space Odyssey this Summer

The Eden Project will take visitors on a spectacular Journey Into Space this summer (July 27 to September 3).  Read more

Glamour, Style & Chic as Poole Goes Vintage

Glamour and retro chic will be the name of the game as Poole Goes Vintage returns for its third year, bringing a day dedicated to the music, dance, fashion & the classic cars of the 1940’s and 50’s to Poole Quay.  Read more

1st Acts Announced for Arts by the Sea Festival

Now in its 7th year, Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival is thrilled to announce its diverse line up of acts and performers for 2017.  Read more

Poole Harbour Festival 2017

Harbourside Park: Friday 28-Sunday 30 July  Read more

World Class Line-Up: Folk on the Quay

Get ready for hand clapping, foot stomping, roof-raising folk music fun on Saturday 24 June as a fantastic mix of musicians, dancers and folk royalty descend for Folk on the Quay.  Read more

Summer Baby Boom at Longleat!

Longleat Safari Park is enjoying a summer baby boom with no fewer than 20 monkeys, three rare Chinese deer, marmoset twins and two reindeer calves all making their first public appearances in recent weeks.  Read more

Bands Added to Eden Sessions Bill for Summer

Art pop pioneers Everything Everything are joining Foals for an extra special Eden Session on July 11, 2017, it was announced today (June 5 2017).  Read more

Blue Reef gets a Taste of the Orient

A young male Chinese Water Dragon has been added to the displays at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium.  Read more

Blast off to Space at the Eden Project this Summer

The Eden Project will boldly go on an epic Journey Into Space this summer (July 27 to September 3) with its biggest, most ambitious season of activities yet.  Read more

Blondie to play at the Eden Sessions

New wave icons Blondie are the latest act to be confirmed for this summer’s Eden Sessions and will play a show against the backdrop of the famous Biomes on Friday June 23.  Read more

Poole's Free Family Folk Festival

Folk dancing, ceilidhs plus an international & local live music line up across 3 outdoor stages.  Read more

Sir Van Morrison Confirmed for Eden Sessions

Sir Van Morrison is the latest stellar name to be announced for this summer’s Eden Sessions.The Belfast-born legend will play against the glorious backdrop of the world-famous Biomes on Saturday, July 1, 2017.  Read more

Marvellous Monsters at Longleat

From giant, animatronic insects and hands-on bug sessions, to creepy crawly workshops and bug-themed films, Longleat is set to be overrun by all things insectile this Easter (8th April).  Read more

Royal Blood to Reign at Eden Sessions

Hard rock duo Royal Blood will be bringing their incendiary live show to the Eden Sessions on Thursday June 22, 2017.  Read more

Marvellous Monsters at Longleat

This year, Longleat will play host to a swarm of colossal bugs which will be exhibited amongst the spectacular grounds.  Read more

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