August offers a month of jam-packed new offerings, with exhibitions, experiences, eateries, accommodation and activities, there’s lots to keep us entertained and make the most of the last month of summer and a bank holiday weekend.
As we begin to enjoy a sense of normality with our pubs, restaurants, hotels and galleries throwing open the doors to welcome us back, we’ve highlighted many of the new offerings we’ll have the chance to experience over long summer days and beyond.
This month we bring you news of a new, high-end foraging experience at the Michelin-starred Forest Side in Cumbia, and a travelling festival that combines reggae grooves with the growing interest in rum. Brighton’s Hotel Pelirocco is also ringing the changes with a new tropical-themed stay, whil
Whatever your tipple, discover new venues, savour new flavours and get shoulder-to-shoulder with alcohol experts around England for World Cocktail Day (13 May); English Wine Week (27 May – 4 June); and World Gin Day (9 June).
6 February 2018 marks the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, which allowed some women in Britain to vote for the first time, gave them the right to stand as an MP and was the first time a female MP was elected.