Victorian Holidays

TRAVEL: A tranquil retreat in Devon’s spring sunshine at Ramstorland - Swindon Advertiser

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Swindon Advertiser
TRAVEL: A tranquil retreat in Devon's spring sunshine at Ramstorland
Swindon Advertiser
It is a busy holiday resort, but beneath the hustle and bustle, the bouncy castles and arcades, it is a town with an interesting vibe. Look out for a May celebration with a Jack in the Green parade on May 6, and a Grand Victorian and Steampunk Festival …

Source: TRAVEL: A tranquil retreat in Devon’s spring sunshine at Ramstorland - Swindon Advertiser

Thousands of Victorian-era Grimsby postcards with shocking differences up for auction - Grimsby Telegraph

Monday, May 21st, 2018

Grimsby Telegraph
Thousands of Victorian-era Grimsby postcards with shocking differences up for auction
Grimsby Telegraph
Holiday-makers used to dress in their formal clothes to go to Cleethorpes beach and hired rowing boats to go out to sea, according to the cards. Cleethorpes Pier advertised 'dancing and entertainment' where Papa's Fish and Chips is now, while sideshows …

Source: Thousands of Victorian-era Grimsby postcards with shocking differences up for auction - Grimsby Telegraph

Can Thomas Cook become Thomas Cool without Club 18-30? - The Independent

Saturday, May 19th, 2018

The Independent
Can Thomas Cook become Thomas Cool without Club 18-30?
The Independent
… took 150,000 people to London for the Great Exhibition. By 1998, the company that bears his name was providing holidays for great exhibitionists: young men and women who signed up for Club 18-30 packages and the accompanying raucous pub crawls and

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Source: Can Thomas Cook become Thomas Cool without Club 18-30? - The Independent

How vulnerability became sport’s winning weapon - The Sydney Morning Herald

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

The Sydney Morning Herald
How vulnerability became sport's winning weapon
The Sydney Morning Herald
It is a Thursday morning during the Victorian school holidays, and the semi-rural grounds of Geelong Grammar School are deserted but for the luxe new theatrette of the prestigious boarding school, which is overflowing. Inside, more than 600 educators

Source: How vulnerability became sport’s winning weapon - The Sydney Morning Herald

Royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle 2018: date, details and latest news - Telegraph.co.uk

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Telegraph.co.uk
Royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle 2018: date, details and latest news
Telegraph.co.uk
Although the public were given a day off to celebrate the weddings of Prince Charles to Diana Spencer in 1981, Prince William to Catherine Middleton in 2011, and Princess Anne to Mark Phillips in 1973, no such national holidays were awarded for Prince

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Source: Royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle 2018: date, details and latest news - Telegraph.co.uk

TRAVEL: A tranquil retreat in Devon’s spring sunshine at Ramstorland - Swindon Advertiser

Sunday, May 13th, 2018

Swindon Advertiser
TRAVEL: A tranquil retreat in Devon's spring sunshine at Ramstorland
Swindon Advertiser
It is a busy holiday resort, but beneath the hustle and bustle, the bouncy castles and arcades, it is a town with an interesting vibe. Look out for a May celebration with a Jack in the Green parade on May 6, and a Grand Victorian and Steampunk Festival …

Source: TRAVEL: A tranquil retreat in Devon’s spring sunshine at Ramstorland - Swindon Advertiser

TRAVEL: A tranquil retreat in Devon’s spring sunshine at Ramstorland - Swindon Advertiser

Friday, May 11th, 2018

Swindon Advertiser
TRAVEL: A tranquil retreat in Devon's spring sunshine at Ramstorland
Swindon Advertiser
It is a busy holiday resort, but beneath the hustle and bustle, the bouncy castles and arcades, it is a town with an interesting vibe. Look out for a May celebration with a Jack in the Green parade on May 6, and a Grand Victorian and Steampunk Festival …

Source: TRAVEL: A tranquil retreat in Devon’s spring sunshine at Ramstorland - Swindon Advertiser

Long school summer holidays ‘relic of the rural past’ - HeraldScotland

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

HeraldScotland
Long school summer holidays 'relic of the rural past'
HeraldScotland
“Our school holidays were set in motion over 100 years ago to suit timings with harvests. In a modern society this is no longer the norm yet we still have long holiday spells where children become disengaged from social support and the will to learn

Source: Long school summer holidays ‘relic of the rural past’ - HeraldScotland

10 hidden gems in and around Burton and South Derbyshire - including a BEACH! - Burton Mail

Monday, May 7th, 2018

Burton Mail
10 hidden gems in and around Burton and South Derbyshire - including a BEACH!
Burton Mail
The reservoir in South Derbyshire is surrounded by areas of woodlands just waiting to be explored – and, believe it or not, there's a beach. Located in Repton Road, just outside Milton, there is a Jack and Jill willow sculpture, varied wildlife to see

Source: 10 hidden gems in and around Burton and South Derbyshire - including a BEACH! - Burton Mail

Passengers warned of May disruption on country’s busiest railway for upgrade work and major timetable overhaul - City A.M.

Saturday, May 5th, 2018

City A.M.
Passengers warned of May disruption on country's busiest railway for upgrade work and major timetable overhaul
City A.M.
Among all the UK work being carried out over the holidays, there will be no trains at London Cannon Street and through Lewisham from Saturday 5 May to Monday 7 May. There is also major modernisation work between London Paddington and Maidenhead from

Source: Passengers warned of May disruption on country’s busiest railway for upgrade work and major timetable overhaul - City A.M.