Chatsworth Country Fair welcomes Jessica Ennis-Hill and Paul Hollywood…

Something I really look forward to all year is the annual Chatsworth Country Fair: I mean what could be better than a huge selection of the finest foods to sample and chose from, top celebrity chefs gracing us with their culinary skills, demonstrations and parades to watch with a glass of your fave, an array … More Chatsworth Country Fair welcomes Jessica Ennis-Hill and Paul Hollywood…

A Christmas at Chatsworth – Tales from the River Bank

Back at Chatsworth House for Christmas First things first – Cadburys Hot Chocolate and a bit of shopping. We arrived early so it made sense to have a wander around the beautifully decorated courtyard. We bought some delicious hot chocolate and made use of the heated marquee/conservatory that Chatsworth now have in the courtyard. This … More A Christmas at Chatsworth – Tales from the River Bank

A Christmas Fair – Back at the Stunning Welbeck Estate

A few weeks ago I returned to the Welbeck Estate with my family (See my initial visit here) for their annual Christmas Fair. As we arrived on a cold November morning we could smell Christmas in the air. The mulled wine was warming, the home-made soup was steaming and the Belgium hot chocolate was flowing. We saw … More A Christmas Fair – Back at the Stunning Welbeck Estate

Dick Whittington – Gleaming, Glittering, Sparkling and Uplifting

On Saturday evening people of all ages were treated to what can only be described as an “absolutely cracking show” at the Nottingham Playhouse. I think you will agree with me when I say that there is no better way to kick off the festive season than with an expertly written, directed and performed panto … More Dick Whittington – Gleaming, Glittering, Sparkling and Uplifting