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December 04

5 things to do today by English actress and voice actress Shelley Blond

One  Be grateful and appreciative. We take so much for granted and I try my best to be thankful for everything. Each day is a blessing and I take time to be thankful my family are all healthy and we’re here for another day. People seem to strive for the most this and the best […]

December 04

Author and Historian Dr Nicola Tallis shares 5 things today for us

One: Exercise I’m a self-confessed gym bunny, and I love nothing more than hitting the gym first thing inthe morning, going to a yoga or pilates class, or having a swim. As someone who primarilyworks from home behind a screen, having that hour at the beginning of my day to exercisereally clears my mind and […]

November 28

5 things about Coppa Club’s Igloos offering a cosy refuge from the winter elements

One Coppa Club is delighted to announce its signature igloos, ‘Under the Twinkling Sky’, are now available to book until Spring 2023 in six of its clubhouses. The igloos, complete with a brand-new theme and contemporary design, offer a cosy refuge from the winter elements, where friends and family can reunite Under the Twinkling Sky, co-workers can celebrate […]

November 15

5 THINGS ABOUT BABY SLEEP SOCIETY, HOLISTIC BABY AND INFANT SLEEP CONSULTANTS IN TOOTING, LONDON

One We are Helen Thorpe and Cora Santa-Olalla, certified Holistic Baby and Infant Sleep Consultants. We work with families and their little ones from newborns up to pre-school age to help tackle sleep challenges. Whether its frequent wake ups in the night, nap resistance or bedtime battles we provide a gentle and achievable path to […]

November 13

5 things about Vitality Fitness- Specialists in Fitness and Wellbeing, West Molesey, Surrey

5 things by owner of Vitality Fitness Anneliese Warnham 1.  Vitality Fitness was established in the midst of the pandemic in 2020 in West Molesey, Surrey.  It initially started with a postnatal fitness class, where mums could bring their babies and meet other local mother’s. 2.  I am a qualified Personal Trainer, Pilates Instructor and […]

November 11

5 things about The Fellows House, Curio Collection by Hilton, Cambridge

The Fellows House Cambridge One A luxury aparthotel located between the old and the newThe Fellows House, Curio Collection by Hilton, is the only Apartment Style Hotel as Curio Collection by Hilton in the world. It is conveniently located between the innovation cluster of the Science Park and the heritage of an ancient university city, […]

November 09

SING SONG MERRILY ON HIGH, WITH THE HIGHEST OUTDOOR CAROL CONCERT IN LONDON AT UP AT THE O2 – 3rd December

For one day only, Up at The O2 will host the capital’s highest carol concert – a festive experience taking place 52m above ground with unrivalled views of London Taking place during Twilight Climbs on Saturday 3 December, climbers will be the first to experience the attractions dazzling new light installation, shining bright with festive […]

November 09

5 things to do to increase your fertility by Fertility Coach & Hypnotherapist Karena Ackrill

Fertility Coach & Hypnotherapist Karena Ackrill explains 5 things to do to get pregnant naturally One It has been proven in numerous studies that taking a good quality multi vitamin & mineral supplement, including Vitamins C, D, E and B complex, plus zinc, selenium and CoQ10, can be beneficial for creating healthy eggs & womb […]

November 08

Live Stand up with Whole Lotta Comedy, Surrey – 5 things to do today

One Go direct to the events page and watch the best live comedy in Surrey. Sign up for all our future events and buy tickets. Two Book Tickets to see top acts such as Live at the Apollo’s Luisa Omielan or Reginald D Hunter at The Richmond Athletic Ground , Three How about If I […]

November 08

5 things about Coworth Park’s Festive Afternoon Tea, Ascot, Sunningdale

Immerse yourself in the great British countryside for the ultimate festive afternoon tea experience One Dorchester Collection’s luxury country house hotel, Coworth Park, offers a magical sanctuary for the festive season, just moments from London but surrounded by picturesque Berkshire countryside. Two The winter chill makes for a perfect excuse to cosy up next to […]

November 08

5 things about Christmas Afternoon Tea at Pennyhill Park, Berkshire

One Pennyhill Park is transformed into a festive wonderland at Christmas with crackling fires, dazzling entertainment and the smells of the season floating in the air. Pastry Chef Sarah Frankland has created a festive take on the traditional afternoon tea, which is served in The Hillfield Bar. Two The menu starts with savouries including Roast […]

November 07

Boogie Woogie through the capital with the Jazz Boat on Sunday 13 November with Thames Clipper

One Take to the Thames with Uber Boat by Thames Clippers and celebrate the EFG London Jazz Festival by noodling through the city while enjoying a live Jazz performance onboard on Sunday 13 November.  Two As part of the EFG London Jazz Festival, jazz musician Ewan Bleach will be setting sail to provide a harmonious soundtrack for gliding past the capital’s iconic landmarks. The Londoner, […]

November 07

5 best things about the Inn Collection Group – pubs and rooms

gray newton s cradle in close up photogaphy November 04

5 things about the GCSE Physics revision site: Specification Focus Questions – AQA GCSE Physics revision

photo of fireworks November 03

5 things to do today listed as one of Top 100 Blogs in the UK

We couldn’t be happier than to be listed in the Top 100 Blogs in the UK. This is the most comprehensive list of Top 100 UK Blogs on the internet and we are honoured to be part of this! We are currently number 34 which is incredible. The blog/site has been going for over fifteen years and […]

November 02

5 things to do at the Hotel Arts Barcelona, Spain

November 02

5 things about Thames Ditton Bakery, Surrey

November 02

5 things interview with Entertainer Brian Conley

October 31

Stylist and features presenter Emma Lightbown shares her 5 things to do today

One Get outside! I love going for a walk with my dog or going for a run first thing in the morning, its a great way of waking up my system and getting ready for the day. I’m not a huge exercise fan so if I can get it out of the way early I’ll […]

October 28

5 Ways BetterLivingSpace Surrey Can Enhance Your Home – quote ‘5 Things To Do Today’ to benefit from up to a 20% reduction

BetterLivingSpace One BetterLivingSpace is a small team of architectural designers and structural engineers based across Surrey and London. We love spending the time to properly get to know our clients and fully understand the aspirations they have for their home. Whether it is more space needed, bringing in natural light to brighten the interior, a […]

Order a Monkfish and Chorizo skewer at Applebee’s Fish and Seafood Restaurant, Borough Market, London

October 18

THE RUSSELL HOWARD HOUR LANDS RARE INTERVIEW WITH GRETA THUNBERG

October 11

5 things about event party hire, balloons & sleeping adventures Party Power, Surrey

October 09

5 things about Megan’s Cake Away, Virginia Water, Surrey

One I used to draw and sketch and wanted a way to bring them alive I see so many pictures in my mind at night of what I want to do next. Two It’s all about flavour I love to do different flavour combinations and I am always happy to try something different. Three I […]

September 20

5 things interview with Live At The Apollo’s Harriet Kemsley 

September 13

5 things to do today by Royal Historian Tracy Borman

Thank you very much to historian Tracy Borman for contributing her 5 things to do today. Get up with the lark – or preferably before. I’ve always been an early bird and love being up before anyone else. I get more done in the first hour or so of the day than the rest of […]

September 06

Personal Growth Event Series with Star Line Up at Coppa Club

September 05

5 things about ‘Shake with Laughter’ at London’s Comedy Store in aid of Parkinson’s UK

One Shake up your Wednesday evening on 19 October with a night of comedy in London’s famous Comedy Store. Two Parkinson’s UK flagship comedy night, Shake with Laughter, is back and celebrating its 10th anniversary. Three Join hilarious host Rob Deering and some incredible comedians, including the legendary Jo Brand with many more acts to […]

September 04

5 things interview with singer, song writer and record producer Steve Hackett

Hot on the heels of his most successful solo tour ever, Steve Hackett announces his Steve Hackett Genesis Revisited – Foxtrot at Fifty + Hackett Highlights tour for 2022. The tour will mark the 50th anniversary of the legendary Genesis album Foxtrot which, in 1972, was pivotal in establishing the band as a major force in British rock.

August 23

Coppa by the Tower Launches New Happy Hour with Chateau Minuty this Summer

August 21

5 things interview with Comedian Abby Howells

August 21

5 Ways to boost children’s literacy this Summer

Lucy Banks from Libraries Unlimited shares five tips on how to improve literacy and have fun reading this Summer.  1)      Pick a favourite scene from a brilliant book you’ve read recently, and recreate it using some Lego or cardboard. Then, share it on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook, using the hashtag #Mybestbookmoment.  2)    […]

August 10

Saving Money In Your Manufacturing Company

It’s fair to say that running a manufacturing company can certainly be a costly endeavour, but thankfully there are a number of money-saving ideas that you can implement to start cutting the cost of keeping your factory alive. This guide contains some of the most effective steps that you can follow to save money in […]

August 09

5 things interview with actress Hannah van der Westhuysen currently appearing in Autopilot at the Edinburgh Fringe

July 26

Times Where You Need To Lawyer Up (And What To Do)

Many of us do not expect to wake up one morning and find ourselves wrapped up in an insane lawsuit or legal battle. However, sometimes such situations are unavoidable – meaning it’s necessary to have some knowledge on what to do ahead of time. This will help you to protect your best interests, both legally […]

July 20

5 things to do at the Runnymede on Thames Hotel and Spa (Close to Windsor and Heathrow Airport)

Located in an idyllic setting on the banks of the River Thames, The Runnymede on Thames has prepared for the longly anticipated warmer days with the relaunch of its riverboat cruises, array of exciting outdoor pursuits, both on and off the river, and outdoor dining offerings, to welcome guests back for a memorable Summer staycation […]

July 15

5 things about Coppa Club Between Streets Cobham Village, Surrey

July 13

Experience The Magic of Susona: Sirens Of The Shore, Private Storytelling Picnic

One Susona Bodrum is delighted to introduce guests to experience the magic of Susona (or mermaid) and their ‘Sirens of the Shore’, private story telling picnic offering, ideal for families. Every day from 15th of July until 15th of September 2022, experience a unique dining atmosphere. Situated in a stunning seafront location on the southwestern Aegean coast of Turkey, […]

July 13

Looking for a side hustle? Earn £1000 to grow your eyelashes!

One Looking for a side hustle??? Want to get paid £1000 for growing your eyelashes and/or eyebrows?! Do you want luscious eyelashes or thicker eyebrows? well now is your chance to grow your eyelashes and eyebrows as your new side hustle! Two Douvall’s known for its luxury argan based organic skincare and haircare is branching […]

July 12

5 things to know about Dancehall legend Beenie Man when he performs in London this September

July 12

5 things about where to spend the heatwave in London: Shaved Ice Gin Pop Up Bar in Belgravia, ROKU X Pantechnicon

July 11

5 things about the The Bobby Moore Fund London Celebrity Sports Quiz. Thursday 3rd November 2022

July 11

5 things about the Eco-dining initiative at Canary Wharf to tackle food waste

One CANARY WHARF LAUNCHES CONSCIOUS CUISINE INITIATIVE TO TACKLE FOOD WASTE   – Canary Wharf restaurants introduce new sustainable menu items made from food that would have otherwise gone to waste –  – Hawksmoor, Humble Grape, Pergola, Gaucho and Caravan amongst participating restaurants –  Canary Wharf has announced the launch of eco-dining initiative Conscious Cuisine, a […]

June 29

5 things about the Islander Festival at London City Island – Saturday 23rd July

June 29

5 things about Pride at Louce Soho Saturday 2nd July

One Celebrate London Pride at live music hotspot Louche Soho with frozen ‘Green Carnation’ margaritas and a fabulously decadent evening of burlesque on Saturday 2nd July.  Two Steeped in history, Louche Soho sits on the spot where The Green Carnation once stood – a fun-loving party bar and a nod to the flower that Oscar Wilde transformed into […]

June 26

5 things to do in Weymouth part 1

June 24

Post: Great Cities For International Students In The UK

Great Cities For International Students In The UK Image Credit As a young adult, finding the best university to attend is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. It’s even more crucial for international students who leave their homes to live and study in a new environment. But the challenge of finding the […]

June 06

5. Choose an Arts festival event to go to for Refugee Week. Venues across the UK including the Southbank Centre and V&A from 20th – 26th June.

June 06

4. Visit the Good Deeds Only Cafe Popping up in Hackney

This summer, home security company Ring will launch its first-ever ‘NeighbourGood Café – a limited-edition café based that switches cash transactions for good deed pledges.  NeighbourGood Café, will open its doors on Thursday 30th June through to Saturday 2nd July at 2 Sidworth Street, E8 3SD, London.

June 06

3. Celebrate Summer in the City with Royal Lancaster London’s Picnic in the Park Package

June 06

2. Visit Urban Refuge made from second hand clothes at Canary Wharf by Poplar-based artist Ian Berry for World Environment Day

June 06

1. Book to see the Illegal Eagles at the New Victoria Theatre Woking – one night only Friday 1st July

June 05

5. Hire a 72-pint keg of beer from the Hogs Back Brewery, Farnham

June 05

4. Be part of 16,000 street parties for the Queens Platinum Jubilee

June 05

3. Order the best King Prawns and Croquettes, Red Amber Cocktail and Meatballs at Mezzet Dar Tapas Restaurant, Bridge Road, East Molesey

June 05

2. Sip a gin and tonic or glass of red at The Vine king, Bridge Road, Hampton Court, East Molesey

June 05

1. Buy this A5 ruled soft cover Journal – A very high quality thick page book

June 04

5. Spend time outside painting a forest school bug hotel from The Works

June 04

4. Make the easiest pizza you will every make by Tom Kerridge

June 04

3. Invest in a Le Creuset Travel Mug – perhaps the best quality you will ever buy

June 04

2. Dine at Patty&Bun’s brand new shop on Portobello Road – in centre of Notting Hill’s street market and artistic community.

June 04

1. Book to see Oti Mabuse – I Am Here at The New Victoria Theatre Woking 30th June

June 03

5. See a quad bike stunt show in the main arena and take a ride on the steam railway at The Royal Bath and West Show

June 03

4. Sit with a drink while watching a Jazz band and take part in STEM activities at The Royal Bath and West Show

June 03

3. Go on a Helter-skelter, have strawberries and cream and visit take away some local produce at The Royal Bath and West Show

June 03

2. Become fascinated with a bee hive, enjoy a beer, take home a balloon dinosaur and grab some food at The Bath and West Show

June 03

1. Say hello to the cattle, see piglets feeding and can you spot the winner at The Bath and West Show

June 02

5. Try a cocktail and food from the new menu at The American Bar at The Stafford Hotel, London

June 02

4. Book to see Killer Queen at OVO Arena Wembley. Tickets on Sale Monday 6th June

June 02

3. Bounce and Slide at Priory Park Fun Fair this Jubilee Weekend in Reigate

June 02

2. Don a sailors cap and ride your own boat around the miniport at Portsmouth Harbour

June 02

1. Order the white asparagus and beef at No 97 Bar and Restaurant, Surbiton

May 23

5 of England’s best cycling trails for wild cycling

May 10

5 things to do at Rumulo Filipino Cafe & Restaurant, Kensington High Street

Romulo Café & Restaurant Order a cocktail, admire the crisp white table cloths and enjoy the beautiful flowers. You will also enjoy the bread and butter too Choose from the a la carte menu and wait for your starter. Wine is available by the carafe which was unique to see. There is also a 5 […]

May 07

Take a boat ride on the beautiful River Thames with Thames Boat Charters – Kingston upon Thames

May 07

5 Things You Can Do To Spice Up Your Next Travel Adventure

Are you interested in doing something different the next time you go travelling? Perhaps you are tired of the same holiday year after year? If so, then we have some ways that you can spice things up and make your journeys a tad more interesting. Here are the possibilities we recommend.  Pexels CCO License Take […]

May 01

Stay in a Sea Containers Hotel, London

April 29

Try Afternoon Tea at The Guardsman Hotel, Westminster, London

An afternoon tea is the perfect indulgent way to catch up with friends and family and now The Guardsman is opening its elegant dining room to non-hotel guests. Situated in the heart of St. James’s, six minutes walk from Buckingham Palace, The Guardsman is a new boutique hotel with the feel of a member’s club. […]

April 28

Celebrate Puglia’s rich gastronomic heritage at Palazzo Ducale Venturi, Italy

For those seeking to immerse themselves in Italian gastronomy, the spectacular five-star boutique hotel Palazzo Ducale Venturi situated in southern Puglia provides the perfect destination. To celebrate the area’s rich culinary past and present, Palazzo Ducale Venturi has created its own experiences to take guests on incredible gastronomic journeys through one of Italy’s most abundant regions. Back […]

Bow Creek with O2 Arena as seen from Canning Town, London April 28

SAVE AT THE O2 THIS BANK HOLIDAY WITH A DAY OUT FROM £14PP

April 27

Normandy Food Tour travels SE and E of England this May Bank holiday!

A friendly invasion of the foodie kind will be working its way across southeast and East of England this Early May Bank Holiday. The Normandy Food Tour will see the best food, drink and music from our closest neighbours travel through Hastings, April 29th; Windsor, April 30th; Norwich, May 1st and Canterbury, May 2nd. Landing […]

April 26

Let’s Dance! Bowie Experience comes to town to celebrate the legendary Starman – 20th May New Victoria Theatre Woking

The World’s number 1 celebration of David Bowie features songs including Space Oddity, Starman, Fashion, Life on Mars, China Girl, Rebel Rebel, Golden Years, Modern Love, All the Young Dudes, Lets Dance, Heroes. Tickets

April 26

Spend a day with the family at Cloud9, Hemel Hempstead this May Bank Holiday

Cloud 9, a brand-new leisure venue in Hemel Hempstead provides the ultimate social experience activity for kids and adults alike.  The groundbreaking concept in has a whole host of truly unique activities in their Xtreme Airpark alongside a fully licensed beach bar and restaurant with an innovative menu, dynamic live music nights, big screens and an assortment of interactive bar games […]

April 26

5 things to do today by Crime Writer Marie Sutro

We are very Grateful to Marie Sutro for these excellent 5 things. Appreciate nature Traipsing around the mountains and splashing through rivers awakens parts of me that seem to go dormant when I am in city environments. Whether I’m at the ocean, or standing in the desert, nature always has a magical effect on me. […]

April 16

5 Ways to Find Yourself

Pexels – CCO Licence Some people are born knowing exactly who they are and what they want out of life, while others struggle to work out who they are until they are much older. If you don’t exactly know who you are or what you want but you do know that you are not totally […]

March 27

5 things about ‘The Best of British Pop’ show at the London Cabaret Club

The Best of British Pop show is relaunced The London Cabaret Club  has announced the relaunch of The Best of British Pop – an innovative musical celebration of the UK’s favourite hits throughout the decades. The London Cabaret Club is a pioneering entertainment experience in the heart of the capital, combining elegant fine dining and world-class performances with five-star service. The critically […]

man and woman near table March 21

5 Things To Do To Save Your Failing Business

5 Things To Do To Save Your Failing Business Image Credit According to reports, about 660,000 businesses begin operations annually in the UK. Unfortunately, in 12 months, 20% of these establishments fold up. Another 30% would have ceased all operations within three years unless there was a sudden turnaround. Sadly, these turnarounds don’t happen as […]

March 21

Coravin hosting exclusive wine tasting at Le Pont de La Tour

Book Here Le Pont de la Tour is partnering with the famed wine preservation system, Coravin, to host a series of three exclusive fine wine tasting events, launching on Wednesday 13 April in Le Pont de la Tour’s atmospheric wine cellar. Head Sommelier Michele Orbolato and an ambassador from Coravin will lead guests through a bespoke flight […]

March 21

COLLABRO RETURNS TO LONDON WITH A BRAND-NEW CONCERT TOUR THIS CHRISTMAS!

Collabro Tour The world’s most popular musical theatre vocal group have risen to international fame since winning Britain’s Got Talent in 2014 announced a new tour for 2022. Cuffe & Taylor, Lambert Jackson Productions and Live Nation Present Collabro – Christmas is Here UK Tour Following a sell-out UK Tour, Collabro, the world’s most popular musical theatre vocal group, will return to […]

March 19

Read Gary Delaney’s funniest one liners

March 18

Book to see Six the Musical at Hampton Court Palace (19th and 20th June)

Book here Performance TimesSunday 19 June – 9pmMonday 20 June – 3pm* and 9pm Worldwide hit musical SIX, created by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, will play three open-air concert performances at Hampton Court Palace, reuniting the original West End Queens and performing within the iconic main courtyard of their infamous ex-husband’s former residence on Sunday 19 […]

March 17

Discover the secrets of Stonehenge at a fascinating new exhibition in London and other ancient sites across the UK with these Stonehenge-inspired holidays

A new exhibition at The British Museum in London reveals the secrets of Stonehenge, exploring its purpose, cultural power and the people that created it. The World of Stonehenge (until 17 July 2022) follows the story of Britain and Europe from 4000 to 1000 BC – the fascinating age of Stonehenge. If your curiosity has been piqued, here are […]

March 15

5 reasons to go to the theatre by critically acclaimed dancer, singer and actress Charlotte Gooch

We are very grateful to Charlotte for taking time out of her busy rehearsal schedule for the touring production of Singin’ in the Rain to share her 5 things. Escapism A chance to leave your troubles at the door and lose yourself in someone else’s story for a couple of hours. Whether you’re watching the […]

March 12

Wandsworth based Em Stroud ‘Corporate Clown Coach’ offers 5 key lessons for International Happiness Day

To mark International Day of Happiness (20 March 2022), Wandsworth’s very own ‘Corporate Clown Coach’ is asking people to embrace their creativity and unmask serious truths with laughter to inspire happier and better lives for themselves, their family, friends and colleagues. Em Stroud, 43, who is a performer and speaker classically trained in clowning, coaches […]

March 11

Book to see Singin’ in the Rain at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking and 4 other things

Book to see Singin’ in the Rain at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking – Monday 28th March to Saturday 2nd April! Did you know the show uses more than 6,000 litres of water during each performance? That’s roughly around the weight of 11 grand pianos!  Get Fit with Coppa’s New Weekend Fitness Packages at The Swan […]

February 18

Did you know you can go on a TV location Tour for Line of Duty in Belfast? 4 other things too!

Today’s 5 1. Go on a luxury Line of Duty TV location Tour in Belfast with Hastings Hotel. More details here. 2. Check out Nik Hill. He has just won the Silver Stand-Up award at Leicester Comedy Festival.  The competition is open to any comedian aged 55 or above and the final took place last […]

February 15

5 Secrets To Sleep Better by Christiana Branchini

We are very grateful to Christiana for these excellent sleep tips. Please have a look at Christiana blog Crisbiecoach. Learn to breathe well and deeply by practising a discipline such as Yoga, Pilates or meditation. Create a relaxing environment. A quiet home is the key to a restful night. If you have trouble falling asleep, keep your bedroom clean and clear […]

February 15

25EP Luxury work space in London’s Belgravia caught our eye today – and 4 others!

Today’s 5 1. Make a classic omelette with Delia Smith. Omelette are the ultimate fast food and it’s hard to beat the classic way to make them. A sweet omelette included on the video too. 2. Visit Godstone Farm, Surrey. A wet and windy day today but the huge soft play area was beautifully dry. […]

February 14

Have you ever seen Madama Butterfly in Woking? This and 4 other things to do

Today’s 5 1. Visit Chessington World of Adventures. It’s not all open but great for toddlers. You can see all the animals, go on the carousel and others and treat yourself to donuts and coffee. Our experience was very short wait times. Perfect! 2. Have the M & S Valentine’s £20 pound meal. Maybe not […]

November 12

See Lyn Paul in Blood Brothers at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Lyn Paul first rose to fame in the early 1970s as a member of the New Seekers, whose hit ‘I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing’ sold over 20 million copies and remains one of the 100 best-selling UK singles of all time. Lyn also featured as the lead vocalist on the 1974 number-one hit […]

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