Saturday, 10 March 2018

Things to do this weekend in London, Leeds and Scotland

In my regular weekend post of things to do for Mother's Day weekend in London, Leeds and Scotland, here are details of restaurants and events to take in:


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5 Things to Do This Weekend


Wondering what to do this weekend? What's On by Country & Town House is here to help.

We bring you the hottest events and culture in the town and country – this week including ideas for Mother's Day, three unmissable festivals and a black-tie evening to remember...

Enjoy!
 
 

Mother's Day

 
1. Fizz & Floristry
There are a few spots left for the 'Bubbles & Bouquets' masterclass at The Covent Garden Academy of Flowers. Take your mum along for a day of bonding and leave with a new skill as you learn to make a hand-tied bouquet.
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2. Osterley Park & House
Whisk your mum away for the day and spend this Sunday at Osterley Park and House surrounded by gardens, park and farmland on one of London’s last standing country estates. Mums go free so stick around for lunch too.
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3. Head to a Festival

Darla Grey
 

Words by the Water

The north-west of England’s best festival of words and ideas is coming to Keswick in Cumbria this weekend. Head to Theatre by the Lake for lectures, talks and workshops. 9-18 Mar
 
Justin Greene
 

Human Rights Film Festival

The Human Rights Watch Film Festival's screenings capture and analyse oppression, resistance, equality and tolerance. See the full guide to upcoming films here. 7-16 Mar
 
Dee Smith
 

Women of the World

Expect discussion about women in creative industries, politicians and online abuse, as well as drag performances and more at this festival celebrating women and girls this weekend. Until 11 Mar
 

Escape the City

 
4. The Open Garden Scheme
About 3,700 gardens, which normally one could only dream of seeing, are open to the public each year as part of the National Open Garden Scheme. Find out more here.
 
 
5. Opera's Young Stars
Head down to Cliveden this Sunday for a black-tie evening of opera highlights and a superb three-course dinner created by AndrĂ© Garrett. Buy tickets here. 11 March
 
 
 
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Ladies & Girls, come along to our Ladies Academy Open Day for a free day of golf!
 
 
 
 
WE INVITE YOU TO OUR LADIES ACADEMY
OPEN DAY
 
Come and try out the great game of golf for free at Leeds Golf Centre, in association with England Golf's Girls Golf Rocks Campaign.
 
 


On the day, you’ll enjoy fun filled sessions and great coaching so you can get to grips with the basics of putting, chipping and your long game. The day will end with a 1-hole challenge so you can experience being out on the course.
 
 
 
It’s a welcoming and super relaxed atmosphere at Leeds Golf Centre and our PGA pro, Ellie Robinson can’t wait to welcome you all. There will be competition prizes on the day, and 10% off Up To Scratch courses for anyone that attends.
 
We can’t wait to see you there!  
 
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MYTH – A NEW ROCK MUSICAL
Saturday 10 – Saturday 17 March

Save £10 on tickets 

£25 tickets now reduced to £15
for performances between Monday 12 and Friday 16 March


Summer 2016 - a new British rock musical premiered at London’s Cockpit Theatre. It was called ’27’ and it caused a real stir amongst audiences. Fast forward 18 months and now titled Myth, the production has been reconceived for a strictly limited run of nine performances at The Other Palace.

A modern retelling of the Ancient Greek tale of Orpheus and the underworld, MYTH features an electrifying score with outstanding performances from an ensemble comprising the best up and coming new talent. Just announced playing Eurydice, is Diana Vickers, semi-finalist on ‘The X Factor’  who has since gone on to enjoy a successful career in theatre. Don’t miss your opportunity to be a part of the next chapter of the MYTH - a musical for a new generation that will make you laugh, break your heart and rock you to your very core.

Book online here
using promotion code MYTH15
 
 
 

 

WIN a fantastic family day out & afternoon teas that are worth going to the capital for...
 
 
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This week...
 
 
·         New craft beer bar opens
·         Vegan? Check out this list 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Friday is finally here! Come and join us at the bar

There’s no better way to kick off your weekend than with a night at Roxy Ball Room - cocktail in hand of course! We'd like to congratulate you on making it through another week with a cocktail of your choice, on the house. Now the only thing left to do is decide which one to go for! Take a look at our cocktail guide below to help you with the all-important decision…

To claim your free cocktail, simply show the voucher (at the bottom of this email) at the bar. Offer valid until 11/03/18.
 
 
 
 

Slumdog Billiardaire

Need a Friday night pick-me-up before an intense game of ping pong? The Slumdog Billiardaire is the cocktail for you - Evan William’s bourbon, vanilla britottet, lemon juice, orange juice and red bull energy. Now grab a bat and get to it!
 
 

Fast Paddle

Our Fast Paddle is a must-try if gin is your thang’ – Larios gin, Saint Germain elderflower liqueur, lemon juice, apple juice sugar syrup and soda are shaken together to create the perfect tipple for a boozy lunch.
 
 

Chalk is Cheap

Kraken spiced rum, luxardo amaretto, lime juice, apple juice, vanilla syrup and ginger beer – Chalk is Cheap is not for the fainthearted!
 

Pingstar Martini

Feelin’ fruity? The Pingstar Martini is our twist on the classic Pornstar and the always Insta-ready cocktail choice – a delightful blend of Absolut vanilla vodka, passoa, passion fruit liqueur, passion fruit puree, pineapple juice, lemon juice, vanilla syrup. All washed down with a shot of prosecco!
 

Net Point

The Net Point is a ridiculously delicious and creamy blend of Mount gay black barrel rum, caramel syrup, baileys, milk and cream – but don’t just take our word for it!
 
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Our mailing address is:
Jones Bar Group
Unit 5, Clayton Wood Court
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS16 6QW
United Kingdom

             





Friday is finally here! Come and join us at the bar

There’s no better way to kick off your weekend than with a night at Roxy Ball Room - cocktail in hand of course! We'd like to congratulate you on making it through another week with a cocktail of your choice, on the house. Now the only thing left to do is decide which one to go for! Take a look at our cocktail guide below to help you with the all-important decision…

To claim your free cocktail, simply show the voucher (at the bottom of this email) at the bar. Offer valid until 11/03/18.
 
 
 
 

Slumdog Billiardaire

Need a Friday night pick-me-up before an intense game of ping pong? The Slumdog Billiardaire is the cocktail for you - Evan William’s bourbon, vanilla britottet, lemon juice, orange juice and red bull energy. Now grab a bat and get to it!
 
 

Fast Paddle

Our Fast Paddle is a must-try if gin is your thang’ – Larios gin, Saint Germain elderflower liqueur, lemon juice, apple juice sugar syrup and soda are shaken together to create the perfect tipple for a boozy lunch.
 
 

Chalk is Cheap

Kraken spiced rum, luxardo amaretto, lime juice, apple juice, vanilla syrup and ginger beer – Chalk is Cheap is not for the fainthearted!
 

Pingstar Martini

Feelin’ fruity? The Pingstar Martini is our twist on the classic Pornstar and the always Insta-ready cocktail choice – a delightful blend of Absolut vanilla vodka, passoa, passion fruit liqueur, passion fruit puree, pineapple juice, lemon juice, vanilla syrup. All washed down with a shot of prosecco!
 

Net Point

The Net Point is a ridiculously delicious and creamy blend of Mount gay black barrel rum, caramel syrup, baileys, milk and cream – but don’t just take our word for it!
 
Copyright © 2018 Jones Bar Group, All rights reserved.
             

Our mailing address is:
Jones Bar Group
Unit 5, Clayton Wood Court
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS16 6QW
United Kingdom

             




National Museums Scotland
 
 
 
Stuck in (c) Ashleigh Scully. Photograph by Neil Hanna.
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Go inside Wildlife Photographer of the Year
 
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'Wonderful', 'Beautiful', 'Thought-provoking', 'Dramatic'.

These are just some of the comments from visitors to the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland.

You can hear more and discover why visitors are finding the exhibition so moving and important in our short film.

And don't miss a chance to visit the exhibition after hours at tomorrow's Wild Night with Neu! Reekie! event. But be quick – only a few tickets left!

Wildlife Photographer of the Year is developed and produced by the Natural History Museum, London.

Venue supported by players of People's Postcode Lottery.
 
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Exhibition events
 
 
Detail (c) Marco Urso
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Early Doors for Autism: Animal Adventures

Sat 24 Mar, 09:00–10:00
Inspired by the exhibition, join us for animal-themed activities developed for autistic children and their families.
 
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King penguin, The Falkland Islands (c) Sue Flood
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Wildlife Photography Student Masterclass

Fri 27 Apr, 14:00–15:00
Wildlife photographer Sue Flood leads a class for photography students at Edinburgh Zoo, sharing her top tips for capturing the best wildlife images. Includes entry to Edinburgh Zoo.
 
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Sue Flood on location at Snow Hill Island Emperor penguin colony (c) Sue Flood
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In Conversation: Sue Flood

Sat 28 Apr, 13:30–14:30
From polar bears in the Arctic to diving with leopard seals in the Antarctic, photographer and wildlife filmmaker Sue Flood tells some of the amazing stories from her experience working alongside Sir David Attenborough on the BBC series Blue Planet and Planet Earth.
 
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Wild Scotland Photo Challenge

 
 
Our Photo Challenge is a chance to get out, explore and celebrate the environments found in Scotland. Visit our website to find out how you can join the challenge and be in with a chance to win some fantastic prizes.
 
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