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Blog posts from April 2014

  1. To the ferry! Le grand Pitchup.com guide to travelling to France

    April 29, 2014
    by | destinations

    Condor Rapide in Poole Harbour. Pic by Peter Trimming. Who ici est having a holiday in France this year? Felicitations, what a très bien choice. With events of all flavours to get stuck into, France 2014 is, in travelspeak, the place to be.


    If you haven’t yet been camping, caravanning, motorhoming or glamping in France, our handy guide will ...

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  2. A birthday bard! Shakespeare at 450

    April 23, 2014
    by | culture | festivals and events | guides




    William Shakespeare. Handsome devil.
    Gadzooks, William Shakespeare is 450 today! Well, obviously he’s not actually 450, unless he was Nicolas Flamel and had a hidden stash of elixir, but you know what we mean. It’s the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth on 23 April, and the country – and we – are celebrating ...

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  3. Bring out the kids - top children's events this summer

    April 11, 2014
    by | family | festivals and events | seasonal




    Wakeboarding wonder. Pic by Riley Bathurst.
    My. We are certainly being down with/kind to the kids this month, what with last week’s blog on

    festivals for creative children

    and now a slew of more ideas on things to do with kids this summer.



    Unfortunately it’s no longer the done thing to encourage your ...

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  4. For mini bookworms – best summer book festivals for creative kids

    April 4, 2014
    by | culture | family | festivals and events | seasonal




    Roald Dahl's Matilda has the right idea... Pic © Quentin Blake; used with permission.
    Now that the excitement of April Fool’s Day has calmed down somewhat (teehee), we thought we’d turn our attention to another landmark event of this week – say a huge huzzah for International Children's Book Day and another excuse to stockpile (kids’) books for the summer.



    If you ...

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