Sponsored; Go Ape Coventry

This Easter, Go Ape at Coombe Abbey country Park is opening. I was lucky to be invited along for a preview of the course on Friday with other press and bloggers from in and around Coventry. Coombe Abbey is a beautiful country park on the outskirts of Coventry, which is a wonderful place to go…

Gifted experience: Palms Bar, Coventry

I have lived in Coventry for 8 years, and it still constantly surprises me. And to be honest it surprises me how I rarely go out of my comfort zone. I love independent businesses, but I somehow feel more comfy in the big standard chains. I find them comforting in their mundane regularity. But when…

Gifted experience; The Botanist Coventry

The Botanist Is the hottest new venue this Christmas, in Coventry. It is the last in the Cathedral Lanes development on Broadgate. It is part of a chain of venues across the country which embrace fresh ingredients, interesting mixology and wonderful spaces. Using the centre of the old shopping centre, they have made wonderful use…

Gifted experience;Peter Pan at The Albany Theatre, Coventry

Hurrah! It’s panto season! One of the best parts of the festive season! Photos by Dave Fawbert The Albany theatre in Coventry is in Panto Season at last!! The Ceridwen Theatre company, are run as a not for profit company, andthis is their third show at the Albany theatre . They have been creating new,…

Gifted experience; Teezers Retro Golf

Themed adult golf is HOT right now. They are popping up everywhere. As you may remember I went to Ghetto Golf a few months ago in Birmingham and we agreed that Coventry really needed one too. Since then they have started popping up everywhere. Teezers, just outside the ring road opposite IKEA, has opened up…

Halloween at Kenilworth Castle

Fright Night I went to Kenilworth castle during the heatwave at the beginning of the summer. I went with a friend and her little boy, and enjoyed roaming the ruins and eating delicious food in the cafe. English Heritage have done a wonderful job at bringing a quality experience to this Castle. When I heard…

Halloween at Warwick Castle

The Haunted Castle Yesterday I went to Warwick castle for the first time. I am a big fan of Halloween, and history, so thought it was a great place to combine the two! Warwick Castle is a place with over 1100 years of history. it is a place of theatre, wonder and jaw dropping history….

Warwick Castle

The Haunted Castle Warwick Castle launches their annual Haunted castle event this Halloween, and it is running from 20th October through to the 4th November. Book here There are multiple shows and events happening around the castle both for families and for the more mature Halloween lovers. (Some events incur an additional charge.)Included in the…

Albany Theatre

The Albany theatre is a revamped proscenium arch theatre just outside the centre of Coventry. The building that is the Albany Theatre, built as a lecture theatre, called the Great Hall, sat at the heart of Coventry Technical College, which opened in 1935. Coventry was a world centre for engineering in the late 19th century….