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St Patrick’s Day

17th March – Put on a green outfit and head out to celebrate Irish culture. St Patrick is the patron saint credited with bringing Christianity to Ireland. Around the UK there are festivals, markets and parades on and around the day itself. In London there’s the annual St Patrick’s Day parade and festival: (info available close …

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Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets

It’s worth travelling to experience the Christmas celebrations around the UK and Europe. Mulled wine and German sausages are a popular feature at Christmas markets and worth sampling if you haven’t tried them before. If you aren’t a fan of mulled (spiced) wine, try mulled cider or stick to lager.

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UK Festivals

UK Summer music festivals have an enviable line-up of local and international acts. Some of the biggest festivals include: Glastonbury Isle of White Festival Reading Festival Leeds Festival V Festival Bestival If you go to a UK Festival where you camp don’t forget your Wellingtons (aka Gumboots). Find out what else to pack here.

Events Calendar

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Eating out

There’s loads of choice if you want to eat out in the UK. French and Italian food is widely available and there is a good range of pubs serving up traditional favourites like steak and ale pie, sausages and mash, fish and chips and Sunday roasts. If you eat out a lot you might want …

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Picnic weather is here!

Grab a picnic blanket, some snacks and a bottle of your favourite drink and head to a park to soak up the sunshine! Use Google maps to find your closest green space If you live in London: Find your nearest royal park Checkout Hampstead Heath

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The UK has a great range of pubs, bars, clubs, live music, comedy and theatre on offer. Check out local newspapers and signs at venues to find out what’s happening in your area. Many local pubs have pub quiz nights on a Sunday or during the week and these are a great way to find …

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