London-bound: Doctor Who Immersive Experience

We haven’t been to London for nearly three years (because of you-know-what) and it felt slightly weird boarding the train. Some things don’t change though, and because of engineering works, we had to skip Kettering station and drive to Huntingdon to get to the capital on time. Again, ‘normaility’ meant the train was PACKED! The …
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“He’s behind you..!”

With 2021 behind us “(Oh no it isn’t!”)… it’s Panto time! ๐Ÿ˜ Janet and Jo picked us up and after a late breakfast at The Old Forge, and we headed for Milton Keynes Theatre. We haven’t been to a Pantomime, we think, for about 15 years. Back then, the cast would likely to have been …
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Theatre: “Memories of the Musicals”

It’s theatre time again for us! Today, we headed to Kilworth and their outdoor Theatre to see a very special production called: Memories of the Musicals. Billed as… “a full-length show featuring the very best songs from every one of the nineteen musicals produced at Kilworth House Theatre since the theatre opened in 2007. Six …
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Theatre: The Importance of Being Earnest at Tolethorpe Hall

We headed for Tolethorpe Hall near Stamford today to see the latest production of The Importance of Being Earnest by the Stamford Shakespeare Company. We haven’t been to Tolethorpe since July, 2015, where we saw Henry V – quite a while! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ And going further back in time, we last saw a previous production of …
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The Look of… Kilworth

It was a welcome return to Kilworth House this evening to see Dusty Springfield in concert. It wasn’t THE Dusty (obviously!) but a darn good impression! The event had been postponed from October last year, then again in April, because of you-know-what, but tonight was (finally!) the night!!! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘. The performance was called: Delightfully Dusty. …
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Play: Midsummer Night’s Dream

We drove over to Stratford-upon-Avon today – to The Bear Pit – to see Second Thoughts‘ penultimate performance of 2020’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. It was a perfect excuse to leave a bit earlier to give us time to get some retail therapy in the town! We chose the matinรฉe performance at 2.30pm, …
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The RSC: King John

This afternoon was a unique opportunity to see Shakespeare’s rarely performed production of ‘King John’ at the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. We met Chris and Gill at theirs and headed over to the Theatre in time for a spot of lunch followed by the performance at 1.30pm. (The lunch incidentally, was superb!) I wasn’t familiar with …
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Rick Wakeman on Tour (2019)

Entitled Rick’s Grumpy Old Christmas Show, we joined our friends, Ian and Ann, for an evening of superb piano playing punctuated by Rick’s unique sense of humour. This was the last of his twelve-date tour around the UK. The venue wasn’t one we’ve it visited before โ€” Warwick Arts Centre โ€” and the surrounding University …
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London Mini-Break โ€“ Day 3 (of 3): Suits you Sir!

Our final day in London today! Ahh, that’s better! I feel a walk down Oxford Street coming on (before midday!) On our list today… The Samsung Shop in Oxford Street St. Paul’s Cathedral A trip to the Theatre …and knowing us, maybe more! ๐Ÿ˜Š 9.20am: We were out earlier than yesterday, but confident we’d miss …
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