Return of Kenilworth Business Expo hailed huge success

More than 40 businesses from across Warwickshire were represented at Kenilworth Chamber of Trade’s Business Expo, returning after four years, on Friday. (Nov 17th) The event, hosted by main sponsor The Holiday Inn, Kenilworth, also offered visitors the chance to sit in on three seminars involving speakers from the world of business marketing: Amanda Chalmers, […]

International art dealer opens flagship gallery in Stratford-upon-Avon

Lambert Fine Art, Bell Court, Stratford

Picasso, Degas, Monet, Warhol and Banksy are among some of the international artists handled by Mark Lambert, who is opening his first dealership in Stratford’s Bell Court this week. Lambert Fine Art specialises in original 19th-21st Century works as well as contemporary paintings and sculpture from Royal Academy level artists. The flagship gallery marks a […]

Get into the Halloween spirit with these spooky cocktail recipes

Halloween, a contraction of All Hallows’ Eve, is a holiday observed on October 31st, the evening before All Saints’ (or All Hallows’) Day – and associated with all things spooky – but why? The celebration marks the day before the Western Christian feast of All Saints and initiates the season of Allhallowtide, which lasts three […]

Warwickshire boxing legend inspires local distiller’s new rums

Leamington boxing legend Randolph Turpin is the inspiration behind two new special-edition rums released by an award-winning local distillery Warwickshire Gin Company. The Pugilist – Sting Like A Bee – Honey Rum and Pugilist Ghost Edition White Rum, are in honour of the sporting great who went down in British boxing history for his sensational […]

Review: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie – and now Midlands theatre-goers can join in with the conversation, too. The hit West End musical is once again out on tour and currently showing at The Hippodrome Theatre in Birmingham. Sixteen-year-old Jamie New lives on a council estate in Sheffield where he doesn’t quite fit in. While terrified about […]

Comfort food and festive cheer on the menu at The George, Kilsby

The George Kilsby sunday lunch

The George is launching its autumn/winter menu on November 6th The destination dining pub has also released its menus for the festive season, including Christmas Day  Winter warmers and festive cheer is on the menu at destination dining pub The George at Kilsby. The popular village pub is launching its new autumn/winter menu on November […]

Review: The Full Monty (Belgrade Theatre)

We’ve all seen the iconic 90s movie and now the award-winning hit play puts the heartfelt story – and other things(!) – front and centre at Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre this week. This brand new production of The Full Monty proves to be still very much of our time. Set against the backdrop of a cost […]