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Unique sounds in South Shields with the Foghorn Requiem
This summer, Souter Lighthouse, South Shields - the first lighthouse in the world to be powered by electricity - is to provide the backdrop for a unique, musical world-first in celebration of the foghorn...
Cheese fans are on a roll at Cooper’s Hill in Gloucestershire
Cheese rolling has been taking place at Cooper's Hill in Gloucestershire since the 1800s, and despite the official event closing in 2010, it still attracts a crowd of crazy cheese rolling fans...
A colourful carnival of dance, art, street theatre and music at SO Festival
SO Festival is a free festival, taking place across Skegness and East Lindsey, Lincolnshire's coastal district, between 28th June and 7th July 2013...
There is a whole world of tunnels, mines, caverns and other underground haunts to explore in the UK. So why not join us on a journey to the dark side as Contrary Life picks out some subterranean gems and hidden passageways?
The Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds is open daily with free admission. Contrary Life crept behind enemy lines to find out more about WWII spies…
The E17 Designers Spring Fair will take place on Friday 17th May at the Asian Centre in Walthamstow Village, offering a cornucopia of art and designer craft…
This is Contrary Life’s final foray into the world under our feet. Step down into curious crypts and cellars as we explore what’s under some of our old buildings…
Final year students have created an engaging piece of site-specific theatre, Bags, Tags and Gasmasks, which takes place at the Tin Shed Experience museum in Laugharne…
Welcome to Part 2 of our journey underground. Join us as we continue with caves, caverns and mines full of history and intrigue…
Bring your battery-powered candles and torches for the annual blackout behind the scenes tour of the store at Leeds Discovery Centre…
Gunilla Klingberg’s Parallelareal Variable is a new site specific installation at Eastside Projects in Birmingham…
Cast your eyes to the skies above Harewood House as the Kite Festival on 18th – 19th May 2013 sees aerial displays, kites and inflatables…
Living historians that recreate the Essex Yeomanry and First Aid Nursing Yeomanry from the Great War period will be setting up camp in the museum gardens of the Tin Shed Experience…
After a sell-out five-star run at the Edinburgh Festival Les Enfants Terribles tour the UK with their new award-winning show, The Trench…
Are you brave enough to wander the corridors of the Victorian workhouse after hours as the Thackray Medical Museum in Leeds comes alive?