Widely known in the United States as Southern American hooligans, Scofflaw Brewing Co’s co-founders Matt Shirah and Travis Herman, are bringing their craft beer elixirs to the United Kingdom come late September/early October. Emerging from meager beginnings, Scofflaw’sknown for having built a full-on bootlegged brewing operation in an Atlanta, Georgia cellar. After acquiring the proper licensing, the brewery has become one of the fastest growing craft beer brands in the US and maybe the world, all in just two years’ time. Combine this growth with the unique partnership between Scofflaw CEO Matt Shirah and BrewDog CEO James Watt, and you have the driving force behind their desire to bring beer Scofflaw’s independent brews to Europe.
To celebrate London Cocktail Week (1st October – 6th October), The London Essence Company announces the launch of The Light House – an immersive journey exploring the essence of light where light installation meets low-calorie cocktails crafted using London Essences’ fine mixers and created by some of the world’s most influential bartenders.
October half term is on the horizon and Vine Hotels has announced fantastic offers across its hotels. Whether it’s a time away in the Peak District and its splendid countryside offering, including Chatsworth House, that appeals. Or if a trip to the hustle and bustle and family attractions of Sheffield or Manchester is on your agenda. Perhaps time in the waterfront city of Southampton, with Peppa Pig World and the New Forest on its doorstep, sounds just what your family needs? Vine Hotels has a half term holiday offer to suit.
DoubleTree by Hilton Sheffield Park has one of the most envious locations in Sheffield, right on the edge of the breath-taking Peak District.
Taking on a farming and forestry theme for 2018, The Harvest Festival at Bowhill will take place on Sunday 30 September between 11am-4pm – celebrating the last day of its visitor season.
Throughout the day, visitors can enjoy a fun-packed schedule including woodturning with the onsite specialist and learn about horse logging through demonstrations.
There will also be a Bowhill Bake Off competition split into two age categories, over 12 years and 12 years and under. Budding bakers can bring along their Bowhill themed creations on the day alongside an entry form which can be found on the Bowhill website.
In the build-up to The National Wallace Monument’s 150th anniversary in 2019, Stirling District Tourism is asking the public to share their memories of the historic landmark.
Past visitors and fans of the Monument are invited to share their own photographs and memories to The National Wallace Monument’s #Wallace150 Facebook group, and it is expected that some fascinating stories and anecdotes from the past will be discovered.
Since opening its doors in 1869, The National Wallace Monument has been welcoming visitors from around the world and telling the story of Scotland’s national hero for 149 years.
There’s an exciting array of inspiring vegan festivals happening across the UK this autumn, including Christmas Festivals, organised by Vegan Events UK. And with an estimated 3.5 million people, and rising, in the UK identifying themselves as vegan , there’s never been a better time to find out more about this growing lifestyle choice.
The idea of not being able to eat out when on a diet is a complete myth, says Terri Ann Nunns, co-founder of the Healthy Happy Mum Plan.
The mum of four believes being healthy and having fast food or enjoying a restaurant meal is actually easier than many might think and to prove it, she’s launched the Healthy Happy Mum Plan, Restaurant and Fast Food Calorie Guide, alongside Strictly Come Dancing’s latest celebrity super-mum, Katie Piper and it’s totally free to enjoy!
The celebrity pair have teamed up as part of their Healthy Happy Mum Plan venture to help mums and those trying to lead a healthier, happier lifestyle to enjoy fast food and eating out guilt free. Here’s their advice:
A Staffordshire farm is calling on people to face their fears as it reveals its 13th new scare attraction which organisers say is made from the stuff of nightmares.
Screamfest, located at the National Forest Adventure Farm, near Burton upon Trent, will unveil a new nightmare themed scare attraction called Insomnia when it opens on Thursday 11th October.
Insomnia will be the farm’s biggest indoor scare maze yet and transport you into the worst kind of nightmare; one you can’t escape. Based around the real fear that nightmares can create, the attraction is set to run alongside Screamfest favourites Demonica, Freak Out, Love Hurts and maize maze-based Dia de los Muertos.
The Sefton Park Palm House Preservation Trust, invites you to their annual Henry Yates Thompson fundraising dinner on the 13th October. Be transported into an enchanted garden, as the much-loved Grade II* listed Palm House is transformed into an avant-garde feast for the senses with breath-taking performances and the most exquisite menu, inspired by the exotic botanical collection.
With every moment you will be captivated as the event unfolds with illuminations, fire and aerial performances, as the Palm House relives the whimsy and showmanship of the 19th century, with fine wines and a culinary delight inspired by the historic journey of the plants and statues that make up this magical heritage attraction.
Battersea Arts Centre’s Grand Hall officially re-opens, Thursday 6 September, after the devastating fire that destroyed the venue in 2015. The opening is being marked with the Phoenix Season – a five month celebration of risk-taking and renewal - across what is now one of the leading venues in the country.
The stunning Grand Hall has been beautifully restored by award-winning architects Haworth Tompkins and is now an exquisite space for private and corporate events.
Housed in a Victorian Town Hall building, Battersea Arts Centre’s rich heritage, beautiful architecture and creative flair make it an ideal location for those looking for something a little different.