York Minster

York Minster

The ancient city of York is filled with impressive buildings, mainly dating back many centuries, like Clifford’s Tower, which I wrote about recently.  However, one of them stands out above the rest and can be seen not just from most of the city, but even when entering and leaving York.  The grand cathedral church that […]

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Moira Canal Festival 2015

Moira Canal Festival 2015

Last weekend saw the Moira Canal Festival 2015, on the Leicestershire / Derbyshire border, at Moira Furness.  I have been going along for the last few years, and have written about the 2013 and 2014 shows, which were, like their predecessors, great fun.  This year saw the return of some favourites, including Morris Dancing – […]

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Snibston Discovery Museum

Snibston Discovery museum

As the name may suggest, the Leicestershire town of Coalville has an industrial past that includes mining, and one of the former pits in the area now forms the centre of Snibston Discovery Museum and park.  Visitors can learn about how technical innovation has changed the lives of people over the last five centuries, and […]

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