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Enjoy free Christmas land train rides in Plymouth

November 16th, 2017 by Sandy

What better way to marvel at Christmas Lights and brilliant window displays in Plymouth, than in a ride on the land train! The land train will be getting a festive makeover before it starts to offer free rides to passengers around Plymouth city from 17th November. The Christmas land train will be navigated by Santa Claus and his elves. The train dressed up in festive colour and decorations, will... Read More»

Wednesday Freebies- November, Week 3, 2017

November 15th, 2017 by Sandy

This week’s Wednesday Freebies section consists of topics on- a) Manchester to open free Christmas arts and crafts market; b) Free entry to The Venue Park Hall for fireworks display; c) Get a free sample of Girl of Now fragrance from Elie Saab. Also, check out for more freebies in our blog section everyday. Manchester to open free Christmas arts and crafts market Manchester will soon opening its first Christmas Arts and... Read More»

Brighton’s Christmas Lights switch-on event coming soon

November 13th, 2017 by Sandy

Brighton's city-centre will light up in festive spirit on Thursday, 16th November, thanks to the Christmas Lights Switch-on event, with also a free party in East Street. The event is being organised by Brilliant Brighton, in association with 107.2 Juice FM and the children’s hospice, Chestnut Tree House. South Water is sponsoring the Christmas Lights event, which showcases this year some of the best talents in Brighton. Formed out... Read More»

Visit for free Santa’s Grotto at intu Metrocentre

November 12th, 2017 by Sandy

Santa's Grotto at the intu Metrocentre in Gateshead is a favourite, attracting hundreds of children every year. Santa's Grotto is coming back this year too and intu Metrocentre joins hands with Playmobil, the preschool toy manufacturer, for the second year running. They have created for the children of the North East a unique and free Christmas Grotto experience. Children will meet not only Santa, but also some larger than... Read More»

Wednesday Freebies- November, Week 2, 2017

November 8th, 2017 by Sandy

This week’s Wednesday Freebies section consists of topics on- a) Free events with Santa in double-decker bus in Nottingham; b) Apply for free It Takes Two tickets, to be in the audience of the BBC Two show; c) Free sample of Dior Homme Eau for Men. Also, check out for more freebies in our blog section everyday. Free events with Santa in double-decker bus in Nottingham Nottingham is welcoming Santa Claus, who... Read More»

AdventureX the narrative games convention is coming back

November 5th, 2017 by Sandy

AdventureX is coming back to Goldsmiths University in New Cross, South East London, at the Professor Stuart Hall Building, for 2 days, on its 7th edition. The only narrative games convention of UK will have talks and panels focused on story driven titles, on 11th and 12 November, a Saturday and Sunday. The themes this year include Non verbal Narrative Design, Successful Narrative-Driven Games, The Politics of Worldbuilding and... Read More»

Free tickets to Christmas Lights Switch-On in Belfast

November 3rd, 2017 by Sandy

In Belfast the Christmas Lights Switch-On will be held on 18 November (Saturday). The annual event is hosted by Belfast City Council and marks the start of the big festive season. Derek and Jen of Milkshake Live, Bing and Flop, The Twirlywoos, the Cool FM Breakfast crew and the choir from Cavehill Primary School will all be at the front of the City Hall. The huge event will be... Read More»

Free fireworks display at Delphi Centre, Sudbury

November 2nd, 2017 by Sandy

A spectacular free fireworks display is expected to draw in some 3,000 people on Sunday to the Delphi Centre in Sudbury, Suffolk. Town centre manager and events coordinator, Ami Birrell, said the number of visitors grow every year to this successful event. Keeping the event free gives everyone in the community an opportunity in the evening t come out and enjoy the display, that will run for 20 to... Read More»

Wednesday Freebies- November, Week 1, 2017

November 1st, 2017 by Sandy

This week’s Wednesday Freebies section consists of topics on- a) Manchester Christmas Lights Switch On event has Pixie Lott attending; b) Legoland Windsor tickets free on one condition; c) Get your free sample pack of Marmite. Also, check out for more freebies in our blog section everyday. Manchester Christmas Lights Switch On event has Pixie Lott attending The annual Christmas Lights Switch On of Manchester city is a huge free event, with... Read More»

Harry Potter inspired free events coming to Manchester

October 31st, 2017 by Sandy

Hardcore Harry Porter fans will rejoice, as a series of live Potter inspired lectures and vents are coming to Manchester. Potter geeks will get the chance to learn about the inspiration behind and origins of the stories by J.K. Rowling. The free evens are in true Harry Potter-style, like Defense Against the Dark Arts, Divination, Care of Magical Creatures and one based on Hogwart's curriculum, along with rare manuscripts,... Read More»

Free Christmas celebration at The Village Guildford

October 29th, 2017 by Sandy

The Village Guildford will be celebrating Christmas with a host of free events and activities for the most wonderful time of the year. The focal point of the festive cheer will be the boxpark in the town centre. It will host Yuletide activities, beginning with the switched-on of Christmas lights on 16th November. The Andertons Music stage will host live entertainment under a heated, covered patio area. There will... Read More»

Leeds to mark Bonfire Night with exclusive fireworks displays

October 26th, 2017 by Sandy

Leeds council has signed up Fantastic Fireworks, the specialist pyrotechnic firm, to put on fireworks displays on the city's Bonfire Night event. The contract worth £34,000 will have events put on at Woodhouse Moor, Springhead Park, Roundhay Park, Middleton Park, East End Park and Bramley Park, on 3rd November (Friday) night. A report put out by senior council members says that the decision taken was most pragmatic and although... Read More»

Wednesday Freebies- October, Week 4, 2017

October 25th, 2017 by Sandy

This week’s Wednesday Freebies section consists of topics on- a) Free tickets for live X Factor shows; b) Art workshops for pop-up street art at London art site; c) Chance to get a free sample of Ryvita Rye Cakes. Also, check out for more freebies in our blog section everyday.   Free tickets for live X Factor shows The Live Show stage of the X Factor series on telly starts in the weekend... Read More»

Bolton holding first lantern parade during Christmas lights switch-on

October 23rd, 2017 by Sandy

Bolton will be lighting up this Christmas by holding its first lantern parade. The first light parade will be held on 16th November (Thursday) during the Christmas Lights switch on event at this town in Greater Manchester. The honour to switch on will be going to comic Paddy McGuiness, this year. Special lantern making will take place in a free lantern-making workshop, at the Market Place Shopping Centre. The... Read More»

Watch the world première for Together!2017, the disability arts festival, at Newham

October 22nd, 2017 by Sandy

The disability arts festival Together!2017 is all set to start on 23 October (Monday), with a world première performance. The disability history month festival will run until 15 December, in Stratford and East Ham. A solo performance by Lauren Payne, a member of the Anjali Dance Company, will portray a woman's hidden strength and purity. The festival features other disabled performers and highlights include a pop-up poetry cafe at... Read More»

Dungannon will be hosting events for a great Halloween

October 18th, 2017 by Sandy

Dungannon will be hosting a spectacular programme for Halloween. The event will be full of fun and frolic, involving all in the family, on 27th October, Friday. It will take off with a spooky and free Halloween Freaky Tales. There will be art workshop sessions to be held at Ranfurly House and Dungannon Library. The work will be brought to the drop-in workshop Make Your Own Flying Bat Sculptures, to... Read More»

Google will be holding workshop at The Stable, in Weston-super-Mare

October 17th, 2017 by Sandy

Google, the internet giant, will be offering free digital training in Weston-super-Mare (Somerset) as one of its latest stops on its tour, on 20th October. The free workshop which will run from 9:30am to 4:30pm, at the seaside town' new digital and creative hub, The Stable. The session will advice both people and businesses on improving their digital footprint. It will include social media strategy, digital marketing plans and... Read More»

Celebration of cinema pioneer Louis Le Prince at Leeds

October 16th, 2017 by Sandy

The film pioneer Louis Le Prince will be celebrated in Leeds, by the unveiling of a special plaque on 2nd November. The cinema pioneer is recognised for filming the first moving images in the world in Leeds, in 1888. His ground-breaking work are two moving picture sequences- the first is 'Roundhay Garden Scene' and the other a Leeds Bridge scene, using his single-lens camera. The first sequence was filmed... Read More»

Free session on staying safe online by police in Stroud

October 14th, 2017 by Sandy

As incidents of online crimes keep increasing, the police have stepped in to provide lessons on how to stay safe online. Gloucestershire Constabulary are hosting a free session on this issue at Ebley Mill in Stroud on 14th October. The 45-minute workshop offering members of the public advice on staying safe online, will open its doors at 7:15pm to start at 7:30pm. After the talk, participants can speak to... Read More»

The Big Mix is coming to Frome and all are welcome

October 12th, 2017 by Sandy

The Big Mix is a free event funded by the Frome Town Council. It is Frome's Disability Diversity Day that will be hosted at the HUBnub Centre, on 29th October (Sunday), starting at 12pm and ending at 5pm. The cream of the creative learning disabled community will be showcasing their talent at the event curated by Openstorytellers. The programme has a line up of local autistic, disabled and learning... Read More»