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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!

V&A Dundee, Scotland

9 cultural exhibitions for 2021

Monday 08 March 2021

Britain’s cultural calendar is packed with world-class exhibitions in 2021, and with 15 April...

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...

Catch of the day: Britain’s unmissable coastal cuisine

Friday 01 November 2019

Whole lobster, fresh crab and traditional smoked fish are just a few delicacies bound to excite...

Candlelight Club New Years Eve

Say hello to 2020: a guide to New Year’s Eve in Britain

Friday 25 October 2019

Dazzling 1920s themed parties, unforgettable dinners and a Latin carnival in an 18th century...

New exhibitions to see in autumn and winter

Friday 19 July 2019

From the announcement of the Turner Prize winner to a host of incredible installations and one-...

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...

Britain’s top Game of Thrones® and medieval experiences

Wednesday 17 April 2019

The epic television phenomenon Game of Thrones® returned this week for its 8th and...

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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...

New Year extravaganzas – where to welcome in 2019

Thursday 22 November 2018

2019 is almost upon us and Britain is preparing to celebrate the new year in style. Which...

15 incredible ways to celebrate World Gin Day in Britain

Monday 30 April 2018

Shaken or stirred, with tonic or in a cocktail, the popularity of gin continues to boom and,...