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Presenting VisitBritain's look at the biggest topics and trends across Britain right now! You can also discover new hotel openings and refurbishments in the Accommodation Update, and the latest restaurant launches in the Taste Update – all designed to whet the media’s appetite!

Reasons why Britain’s brilliant in 2022

Wednesday 06 October 2021

From landmark royal anniversaries and ground-breaking sustainable events to a celebration of...

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Five reasons to race to Birmingham

Tuesday 27 July 2021

Think you know England’s second city, Birmingham? Read on to find out more!

Gas Street Basin is on the historic Birmingham canal, which was completed in the late 18th century. The canal has traditional and tourist traffic and narrowboats carry people and goods through the city.

Central England Bucket List

Tuesday 06 July 2021

Steeped in culture and history, central England and the Midlands is home to some of the nation’s...

Like this, love that: A guide to Britain’s amazing alternatives

Thursday 16 July 2020

Britain is home to many iconic landmarks, green open spaces and vibrant cities, from the Tower...

Gas Street Basin at the heart of the city centre, the meeting point of the Worcester & Birmingham Canal and the Birmingham Canal Main Line. Historic buildings. Passenger boats moored.

Explore Britain from home with these modern TV classics

Monday 18 May 2020

April 2020 saw the announcement that smash-hit British crime drama Life on Mars will be...

Celebrate International Museum Week in Britain with these virtual tours

Monday 04 May 2020

Running from May 11-17 2020, International Museum Week gives us the chance to celebrate all that...

Manchester Christmas Market sign

11 of the best Christmas markets in Britain

Thursday 26 September 2019

Discover some of the most festive, traditional and unique Christmas markets in Britain

Open doors in Britain - discover Britain's stately homes, houses and archives

Friday 12 July 2019

The doors of Britain’s historic monuments and buildings, including many that are normally closed...

How to celebrate Birmingham Pride

Thursday 28 March 2019

Birmingham Pride is Britain’s largest 2-day LGBTQ+ festival and is expected to welcome more than...

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Top ways to celebrate St Patrick’s Day

Wednesday 27 February 2019

Britain will be awash with green in mid-March as St Patrick’s Day celebrations sweep across the...