In our final post on London and its associations with the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, we focus on the place where Fawkes was put on trial, sentenced and later on hung, drawn and quartered. Happy Bonfire Night folks! Westminster Hall. Part of the old medieval Palace of Westminster, Westminster Hall has stood still whilst most… Continue reading Make your visit to London go off with a bang!
Use your visit time in London to visit another one of it's iconic buildings which Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plotters would have seen during their short lived time living near the Houses of Parliament in 1605 - Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. Built in 1599 for Shakespeare's Lord Chamberlain's men (Shakespeare's company of actors) the Globe… Continue reading Gunpowder, Guy and The Globe?
Part 2 of the Gunpowder Plot Trail involves a visit to The London Dungeon. Read on to see what associations the museum has with the story of 1605...... We love, love, love the London Dungeon. It is always on our list of things to do in London, and our tribe of kiddiwinks love -… Continue reading Why a visit to the London Dungeon is “frighteningly” good.
We've just visited the recently opened Aerospace Museum in Filton, Bristol. There has been some kind of production to do with the aviation industry in this part of Bristol for over 100 years, and this museum pays tribute to those creative innovators in flying, and their contribution to both military and civilian life in the… Continue reading Get your family in the car and take a trip to Bristol’s Aerospace Museum. WHY? Read on.
For some of our teens 2018/2019 is an important school year - exam year. Exams may be a few months off, but the pressure is already being felt. Our way of helping our tribe to recharge and take a break from revision is by being together and getting out and about and thankfully Westonbirt is… Continue reading Why you should visit Westonbirt….NOW.
Why should i go and see a load of old stones? A questions which some young people might ask if you suggest going to visit the UNESCO world heritage site at Stonehenge, just outside of Salisbury in Wiltshire. In a way, if you haven't visited a site like Stonehenge, you could be wrong in thinking… Continue reading Fancy transporting your teens from the Digital Age to the Stone Age?
Following on from Part I of do's and don'ts when it comes to packing for your Walt Disney World holiday.......here is the second part of our blog post. Enjoy! Do pack Skin So Soft from Avon. Now also available at Amazon, which is sometimes easier than finding a local Avon representative these days, Skin So… Continue reading Wondering what to pack for Disney? Do’s and Dont’s (Part 2)