VisitEngland and Visit London joint research shows that Brits are becoming slightly more optimistic about the economy, with less people, since the last round of research in February, expecting to cut out holidays due to the downturn. Times continue to be tough for many people but, since last autumn, there has been an increase in… Read More Better times ahead for UK tourism?
A chance to celebrate and capture what you love about your park and win £1000 in the Postcards from the Park photography competition.
Today has been described as a monumental moment in the history of rail travel in the UK. It’s certainly good news for Kent, as today saw the first high speed trains from St Pancras arriving just 30 minutes later in Ashford in Kent, cutting 47 minutes from the usual journey time from Ashford to London… Read More A monumental moment in history
Whitstable has always attracted artists and arty types, drawn here by the sea, the skies and the sunsets, not to mention the cutesy houses and colourful beach huts, plus it’s close to charming villages and glorious countryside. All this and Canterbury Cathedral is less than six miles away! Every day there seems to be a… Read More Escape to create in Whitstable
A competition organized by Produced in Kent will be launched later this week (5 June) to encourage young children to have fun with fresh fruit and vegetables whilst finding out about the variety that is grown close to their homes in the ‘Garden of England’. The competition is open to all primary… Read More Young children in Kent invited to get creative with fruit and veg!
The £25,000 Threadneedle Prize – one of the most important and valuable prizes awarded in the UK for a contemporary painting or sculpture – takes place at the Mall Galleries London in September 2009. This year the selection panel comprises five invited artists plus one guest selector. Prize money totals £36,000. There is still time… Read More Artists selected by artists
I’m delighted that Sandie Dawe has been appointed as Chief Executive of Visit Britain (VB). Not only because we used to work together (at London Tourist Board) and she is a friend, but also because she will be great! Her enthusiasm for Britain has never waned and she understands the politics and challenges that… Read More Woman takes the top job in UK Tourism