The Proms

When someone mentions The Proms to you, what comes to mind? A high school graduation ceremony maybe? Maybe you think of a silly movie or a television show? Or is it a classical music concert instead? If you guessed the third one, you nailed it exactly... it's an eight week summer marathon of classical music...
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Unusual European festival breaks this summer

HRS.com, Europe’s leading hotel portal, predicts that this summer will see an increasing trend in alternative festival breaks. HRS has compiled the top European festivals for those looking for a summer break with a twist. These festivals include wife carrying championships and cultured literary events, with some hotel ideas for anyone wishing to take...
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Spring is here! Can you feel it?

Harrogate flower shows are widely regarded as the most prestigious independent gardening events. The show offers thousands of gardeners the opportunity to celebrate the year's successful harvest as well as looking forward to the new growing season. Staged at the great Yorkshire showground the show features the famous battle of the giants as colossal cabbages,...
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The London Marathon

The London Marathon is a running race that is just over 26 miles (42 kilometres) in distance. It is held during the spring of each year in London. The London Marathon was held in March 1981, and the number of entrants has increased each year. There are many different aspects to the race, including a...
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