Beatrix Potter

Rising Sun Pictures Launches Major Expansion Effort

VFX studio to grow staff by one-third over next few months as well as add additional space and technological resources.

Animation

Ten top easy Lake District winter walks

Cumbria’s Lake District is a walker's paradise but you don't have to walk for miles up England's highest mountain to enjoy the stunning scenery. Here …

Hiking

Plan ahead: Free movies at Lake Eola Park

Save the date(s): Three free movies are on tap at Lake Eola Park in downtown Orlando.<p>“Peter Rabbit” screens Friday, July 27, 2018, followed by …

Animation

Hammer strikes for final time in 55 years at prestigious Mold auctioneers

<b>Dodds Auctions has been part of life in Mold for decades but that's set to come to an end today.</b><p><b>Beth Hughes meets one of the founding partners to</b> …

News (Wales)

Rare 50p coin sells for £840 on eBay - so it's time to check if you have one in your purse

The Royal Mint have treated us to some lovely new coin designs in the last few years.<p>As well as having a whole new £1 coin, they've released A-Z 10p …

Personal Finance (UK)

Is the change in your pocket actually worth thousands? These 65 coins could make you a tidy profit

There’s something thrilling about realising the loose change in your pocket might actually be worth enough to pay for your next holiday.<p>Which is why …

Northern Ireland

Trash, Art, and the MoviePass: The Worst Movies I Have Seen for Free in the Past Year

Three years ago this month, I signed up for the embattled, too-good-to-be-true subscription service MoviePass. Right before I went to see my first …

James Corden

The Guardian view on children’s books: a restricted view of a wide world | Editorial

Books can show us the world both as it is, and as it could be – “mirrors and windows”, as the author Malorie Blackman notes. For children, they are currently falling short on both counts. In the pages of a picture or chapter book, readers have their experience affirmed or glimpse exciting new …

Books

LOOK: Maricar de Mesa’s daughter turns 1 with magical Peter Rabbit party

Maricar de Mesa made sure her daughter’s first birthday would be celebrated with a bang, and it sure was the case with a Peter Rabbit-themed …

Cute

Storms Reschedule Union County's Free Film Screening

Due to expected wet conditions, Union County's free screening of Despicable Me 3 in Warinanco Park Tuesday has been rescheduled to Aug. 21.<p>UNION …

Animation

Melissa London Hilfers Will Pen Halle Berry's Jagged Edge Remake

Melissa London Hilfers will pen Halle Berry’s Jagged Edge remake<p>Sony Pictures has announced that Melissa London Hilfers (<b>Blasphemy</b>, <b>Missing Piece</b>) …

Sony Pictures

Cycling

Miles of beautiful coast and countryside are just waiting to be explored, and what better way than by taking a two-wheeled adventure<p>Grab the bikes …

Cycling

Dearborn herb group recognized at state convention

Village Herb Associates at Greenfield Village works to share herbal knowledge through local programming<p>Herb enthusiasts from throughout the state …

4-H

Is the 50p in your pocket worth £5,000? Rare coins are fetching a pretty penny

Scarce 50p pieces with a unique design on the back are selling for between 10 to 12 times their face value on eBay.<p>For most people a 50p piece is …

Selling

Rose Byrne in Talks to Join Tiffany Haddish in 'Limited Partners' (Exclusive)

The Paramount comedy will be directed by Miguel Arteta.<p>Rose Byrne is in negotiations to star opposite Tiffany Haddish in <i>Limited Partners</i>, Paramount’s …

Hollywood

Rita Ora Would Love to Do a Horror Movie

Jack Torrance. Minnie Castevet. The demon from <i>The Exorcist</i>. The old man from the beginning of <i>Peter Rabbit</i> (2018) whom the rabbits kill by accident. …

Rita Ora

A literary map of the United Kingdom - Blog Post

<i>Contributed by G. John Cole. Map by Quid Corner.</i><p>The United Kingdom is a land of stories. Perhaps it’s the turbulent history combined with the …

Scotland

Film News Roundup: Rose Byrne in Talks to Join Tiffany Haddish’s ‘Limited Partners’

<i>In today’s film news roundup, Paramount is trying to bring Rose Byrne on board a Tiffany Haddish project, MGM moves up the release date of “Operation</i> …

Celebrity (UK)

Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez's 'Hotel Transylvania 3' Tops Box Office With $44M Weekend

Genndy Tartakovsky’s <i>Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation</i> is easily the top film the weekend. Sony Animation’s $80 million threequel, which sends the various ghouls, ghosts and monsters on a cruise in the Bermuda Triangle, earned a terrific $44.1m in its opening Fri-Sun domestic debut, including …

Animation

Tom was naughty, and he scratched.

Title<p>Tom was naughty, and he scratched.<p>Names<p>Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943 (Artist)<p>Collection<p>Children's book illustrations<p>Book illustrations -- …

Genealogy

One Week in Northern England Itinerary - Part-Time Traveler

Have a week? Want to go somewhere absolutely lovely?<p>Here’s why getting away to the U.K. (without even touching London) is one of my favorite trips to …

United Kingdom

Plan Your Next Vacation with This Literary Map of the U.K.

Travel through the British Isles visiting the sites of your favorite booksAnglophile bookworms, rejoice: a British loan agency has for some reason …

Literature

Is Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation coming to Netflix?

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation is coming to Netflix after its theatrical run. Here’s when you can watch the new movie on Netflix.<p><i>Hotel</i> …

Animation

Homegrown Herbal Remedies

Labels on store-bought herbs rarely reveal how plants are raised, let alone how long the ingredients are exposed to light and high temperatures while …

Muscle

Watch 'Peter Rabbit' By Moonlight At Moraine Valley This Saturday

Moraine Valley Community College will show 'Peter Rabbit' this Saturday, July 14, under the moonlight. Free.<p>PALOS HILLS, IL -- Moraine College …

Beatrix Potter

Bright, London E8: ‘Future-facing, lovingly sourced and whip-smart’ - restaurant review | Grace Dent

Being cool is a complex, multi-faceted thing. I wrote a fortnight ago about Neptune in Bloomsbury, a restaurant posited as the capital’s newest, coolest, prettiest place to be tagged on Instagram while picking at eel carpaccio. Bright, meanwhile, in London Fields, is also very cool, but a …

Lifestyle (UK)

Pub Food Taught Me What It Means to Be a Syrian Brit

I learned soon after moving to London from Syria that the pub is central to British life. One of my biggest surprises was to see that people took their children to pubs.<p>My husband and I are sitting at the breakfast table on an exceptionally beautiful morning in the Lake District. He is enjoying a …

Lake District

Life in the Dark review – Spine-tingling marvels in a timely cave-diving show

When the curators of the Natural History Museum’s engrossing journey into some of the most extreme ecosystems on Earth planned this exhibit – which includes a mannequin cave diver – they can’t have guessed how its meaning would change by the time the show opened. Seeing it in the week 12 boys and …

Natural History Museum

Food Allergy Bullying Is a Real Thing — and That Thing Is a Felony Aggravated Assault

In the wrong hands, pineapple juice can be a deadly weaponA kid calling another kid a “stupid-head” or poking fun at their Power Rangers T-shirt is …

For Men

These are the 10 best things to do in Fort Worth this weekend

Theater lovers will be in for a treat in and around Fort Worth this weekend, as no fewer than four different productions will be starting their runs. …

Fort Worth