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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!

Discover Queen Victoria’s Britain

Monday 18 March 2019

2019 marks 200 years since the birth of Queen Victoria, a monarch whose reign defined an era and...

How to celebrate Scottish Whisky month in May

Monday 18 March 2019

Produced in Scotland for centuries, whisky is widely celebrated as the country’s national drink...

Olivier Award nominations showcase best of British theatre

Thursday 07 March 2019

The Olivier Award nominations for 2019 are in, once again showcasing the tremendous talent that...

Celebrate World Art Day with the UK's top literature and art festivals

Thursday 07 March 2019

Celebrated on 15 April each year, marking the birthday of influential artist Leonardo da Vinci,...

Best eco-lodges to stay at to celebrate World Earth Day

Thursday 07 March 2019

World Earth Day (22 April) is celebrated by more than one billion people around the globe, with...

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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...

The best places for a caffeine hit in London

Wednesday 27 February 2019

Brits drink an estimated 95 million cups of coffee every day and across London there are a host...

The best lesser-known flower shows in the UK

Wednesday 27 February 2019

The Royal Horticultural Society flower shows are renowned for their quality as they showcase the...

Waltham Forest – Capital of Culture

Wednesday 27 February 2019

Named as the first ever London Borough of Culture, Waltham Forest is one the capital’s most...

Things to do in the UK this Easter

Wednesday 27 February 2019

With Easter quickly approaching, there is plenty going on in every corner of Britain to mark the...