The Cultural Traveller

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Festival Fun with Pitchup.com

Find your alternative Glastonbury this summer with Pitchup.com<p>Festival lovers will be scouring the length and breadth of Great Britain to find their …

Festivals

Top Outdoor Activities to Discover the Algarve’s Outstanding Scenery

The diverse landscape of the Algarve goes hand-in-hand with adventure travel, and visitors can admire the extraordinary landscapes from a variety of …

Coastlines

Norwegian Cruise Line’s new ship Bliss

Peter Morrell and his wife spend two very indulgent days enjoying the food, facilities and sheer fun of NCL’s impressive new offspring<p>NCL …

Dining Rooms

A round-up of the best upcoming festivals and events in the Azores

Beautiful, dramatic, with design-conscious places to stay and eat, thermal pools in lush forests, and great, sweeping beaches, the Azores are nine …

Festivals

Top Five escorted tours from One Traveller

One Traveller offer escorted holidays and cruises around the world to mature, single travellers over 50<p>Malta: Explore the European capital of …

Sri Lanka

Fred. Olsen launches inaugural Balmoral cruise season from Edinburgh

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ flagship, Balmoral, will be commencing her inaugural cruise season from Edinburgh (Rosyth) on 16th May 2018, on a 10-night …

Scotland

Champagne Taittinger and Villa Maria Toast the Winners at the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards in 2018

Last night the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards in 2018 took place at the Royal Festival Hall, where television royalty gathered to hear …

Entertainment

Faces of Sculpture: Portrait of a Profession

An Exhibition of Photographs by Anne Purkiss 14 May – 14 July 2018<p>Sir Anthony Caro 1998 – Image ©A.Purkiss<p><b>“I see photographs as documents of people,</b> …

Art

Royal Wedding fever descends on Windsor!

With excitement growing as the Royal Wedding gets closer and closer, The Original Tour has a whole host of special activities planned this month!<p>St …

Royal Weddings

A celebration of memory at Boughton House

An exhibition celebrating historic and significant memories of Boughton House and those who lived there will open this summer<p>The MEMORY exhibition is …

Alzheimer's Disease

New travel ideas for Saxony’s Cities and Towns

Visit one of Germany’s most historic regions for a rich cultural experience<p>“48 hours in…”: Discover 13 historic towns in Saxony<p>From A for …

European Travel

Anita Corbin: First Women UK

Dyson Gallery, Royal College of Art 20 July – 22 August 2018<p>Betty Boothroyd – Image © Anita Corbin<p>A decade-long project to capture the portraits of …

National Portrait Gallery

Say ‘Au Revoir’ to England and ‘Bonjour’ to France this Summer

French Tours soar in popularity with Cycling For Softies<p>France is heating up as this summer’s top destination for active holidaymakers, according to …

France

Celebrate the work of the Flemish Masters in Flanders 2018-2020

An exciting program starting in June 2018 featuring artists in Antwerp, Brussels, Bruges, Ghent Leuven and Mechelen. Peter Morrell reportsMichaelina …

Art

10 of the best UNESCO world heritage sites in France

France boasts a staggering number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites – 43 of them, which is more than almost any other country in Europe (only Italy and …

France

Small-ship cruises in Europe and North America with Artisan Travel

Arctic adventure, cultural island-hopping and an array of natural wonders<p>Taking a small-ship cruise is the perfect way to explore new destinations: …

North America

Photography is getting underway in the largest ever sculpture project undertaken in the UK

Over the next two years, Art UK is aiming to digitise around 170,000 sculptures, which are located inside galleries, museums and public buildings and …

Art

Los Angeles Cultural Activities Spring-Summer 2018

News from the Los Angeles Tourism and Convention BoardLos Angeles is not just glitz, theme parks and cool beaches it also offers visitors a huge …

Los Angeles

Take an Original Tour Windsor open-top bus tours

In this year of high profile nuptials get a glimpse of royal history at every stopThe Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead has some exciting …

England

Monet and Architecture

John Westbrooke at a dazzling show that isn’t really about architecture The Church at Vétheuil © Copyright Southampton City Art Gallery Bridgeman …

Art

Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik re-opens after stunning refurbishment

Creating unique memories since 1897, the majestic five-star Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik has re-opened its doors after a major refurbishment of its …

Hospitality

The legacy of Lindsay Anderson’s if….

Celebrating one of the most powerful and daringly inventive British films ever made, 50 years onThere is always much for film lovers to celebrate at …

Black Tie

Zurich’s Dance Festival

Doors open next week – welcoming international artists and cutting edge performances – 4-6 MayZurich opens doors to ‘ZÜRICH TANZT’, a city-wide Dance …

Dance

The Silver Caesars: A Renaissance Mystery

An intriguing exhibition at Waddesdon Manor near Aylesbury – Wednesday to Sunday, 18 April – 22 July 2018. Peter Morrell reports<p>Waddesdon Manor<p>The …

Make attractive savings in Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ‘Summer Sale 2018’

‎Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests attractive savings on selected sailings from June to September 2018, in its new ‘Summer Sale 2018’, on …

Reliving the Dutch Golden Age

With the imminent opening of the Prized Possessions, Dutch Masterpieces from National Trust Houses exhibition at the Holburne Museum in Bath Peter …

Art

Extremadura – Did you know?

No trip to Spain would be complete without a visit to Extremadura, a combination of old Spain, rich culture and foodie paradiseTrujillo - Image (c) …

European Travel

Expanded Interiors at Herculaneum and Pompeii 16 May 2018 – January 2019

A fascinating new project will see contemporary artworks installed among the ancient ruins of Herculaneum and Pompeii, creating two art venues in …

Archaeology

Avalon Waterways launches all-suite fleet in Europe and expands Active Discovery river cruises to the Rhône in 2019

The river cruise line promises early bookers the best value with its new ‘Early Booking Price Pledge’<p>Colourful India and The Ganges - Image: Avalon …