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Festival season: Hope and Glory

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Well this blog post is the fourth in the festival season series and unsurprisingly is a bit different to the rest. Mostly due to the fact that the festival was another level of terrible.

I had been excited for the festival since the first like up was released, including a variety of bands that I am a big fan of. This included James, The pigeon detectives and The Fratellis. So I purchased two tickets, one for me and the other a birthday present for my boyfriend (which ended up being possibly the worst present he had ever received) and this amounted to £180. 

Dorset County Show!

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The Dorset County Show 2017 will be held on the 2nd & 3rd September, with attendances expected to top 60,000 people.

Celebrating the best of agriculture and rural life, The Dorset County Show is run by Dorchester Agricultural Society and was established in 1840. The two-day show attracts 60,000 people and is held each year at the Dorchester Showground. Designed to promote agribusiness through traditional competitions, events, and demonstrations, the show offers the farming community the chance to exhibit the best of their wares to the public.

Festival season: How I was able to go to a festival whilst living with chronic illness

I spent the ages of 16-24 living and working abroad as much as possible, as well as driving around the UK and living in my van, too. As a kid we were always on adventures, hitching around other countries or heading to camps and communities. For the last five years, due to my health, I’ve only lived in Bristol. I have hardly left the city. I’ve grieved, and still do grieve, this every single day.

 

Eco-friendly honeymoons - the best destinations

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Begin married life in health and wellness whilst making a positive impact on the environment, as Health and Fitness Travel, the wellness holiday specialists, share their best eco-friendly healthy honeymoon destinations for green-conscious couples. With a choice of award-winning eco-friendly luxury wellness retreats, travel abroad happy in the knowledge that these hand-selected wellness retreats actively support sustainable tourism.

From romantic eco-forest walks in India to nutritious organic cuisine grown onsite in New Zealand and natural therapeutic spa remedies in Africa, return home from these eco-friendly healthy honeymoons, feeling more connected to your loved one, and to nature.

Ghostly Gaslight Halloween fright night

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Ghostly Gaslight Halloween fright night at Blists Hill Victorian Town Saturday, 28th October

Dress up in your most scary costume and go along to the Ghostly Gaslight Halloween fright night at Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge on Saturday evening, 28th October when the streets, shops and houses will be transformed into eerie places filled with ghosts, ghouls and monsters. The buildings will be illuminated in spectacular style and fireworks and pyrotechnic effects will light up the night sky. 

 

SPAM® CAN Tour Returns To Blackpool Air Show!

SPAM® Can Tour Returns To Blackpool Air Show!

Following the success and fun of last year’s tour we have decided to do it all over again and show the British public what SPAM® products CAN really do! This year’s tour sees a return visit to Blackpool. We will be showing Blackpool Air Show crowds the versatility and great taste of SPAM® Products and giving away free samples of cubed SPAM® Chopped Pork and Ham paired with classic cheese or pineapple.

Twin cities - ‘Sister from another mister’­

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Sister Cities. We all have one, but do we know what they are? Leading ferry operator DFDS has delved into how sister cities were formed, as a social agreement to promote both cities and elevate the cultural and commercial ties. Some twin cities host events together, while others share elements, traits and features including exchange programmes for college children.

Unusual Twin Cities

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