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The country’s biggest celebration of gardening gets underway on Monday 29th April as National Gardening Week begins. Concluding on Sunday 5th May, it is a great opportunity for new gardeners, experienced gardeners, children, families – anyone really - to get involved and learn about gardening essentials.
The United States of America have shared many great things with Britain over the years. Extravagant Halloween parties, glamourous proms and beautiful baby showers. However, one of their more recent gifts to Britain has divided opinion. Black Friday.
Organised by Road Safety Charity Brake, Road Safety Week is the UK’s biggest road safety event. The aim of Road Safety Week is to increase knowledge and raise awareness of road safety to communities up and down the country, in the hope that people can take what they have learned far beyond the week.
Pumpkin spiced lattes. Overused Game of Thrones “Winter is Coming” references. Cold weather. Darker nights. It must be October. In the early hours of Sunday 28th October, the latter will be compounded when the clocks go back an hour.
We are well into September which can only mean one thing for a small demographic. The university term is starting soon. For many students, this isn’t great news. Anxiety, stress and a general sense of doom are all feelings which will be making a comeback for those students who are returning to university.
Like washed out barbecues and sunburnt arms, we see a lot more events taking place around this time of year. Whether they are personal or business events, the British Summertime may not be perfect but it is certainly a better idea to host trade shows, weddings and charity fundraisers during these months.
It is just one week until one of the biggest sporting event on earth kicks off. For copyright reasons, we can’t use the name of the tournament. You know, the one where, every 4 years, international football teams from all over the world play each other for the right to win a trophy, or cup if you like, formerly known as the Jules Rimet Trophy.
Festival season is well and truly upon us. Thousands of us will be flocking to fields around the country to live out of a tent for a few days and listen to some amazing live music. If you are going to any festivals this year, make sure you are prepared! You can't go to a festival without kitting yourself out with the right gear. You can get many of your festival essentials at Workwear Express including everything from wellies and waterproofs to personalised t-shirts and hoodies.
Father’s Day is slowly but surely creeping up on us. This year it falls on 17th June meaning that you have less than 3 weeks to give something back to your dad and show him how much you appreciate him. The origins of the day remain much debated, but it is clear that the idea of having a day dedicated to Father’s began in the United States around 100 years ago.
Today marks the first day of Walk to School Week. Parents are encouraged to walk to school with their children for the week, in the hope that it could become a regular occurrence that would continue beyond this week. Not only would walking to school be a great form of exercise for you and your children, it also reduces air pollution levels as, obviously, you won’t be using your car.
Politically, the “special relationship” between Britain and the United States is strained at best. However, Royally it couldn’t be better as we are just days away from the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
The fact that John Montagu isn’t a household name in Britain should be regarded as a nothing short of a scandal. It was Montagu who created what would go on to be one of the most popular lunchtime meals of all time. So much so that even now, 250 years after Montagu’s creation, it was sold more than 3.5 billion times in Britain last year.
The month of May is now widely becoming known as National Walking Month. Whether you want to take part in National Walking Month to raise money for charity, or simply as a way for you to do more exercise and hit personal goals, there are a ton of ways you can get involved. If you are interested in taking part in National Walking Month, we have put together a list of tips and ideas to help you on your travels.
The 30th of April marks the beginning of National Gardening Week. It is a great time for young families and new gardeners to get involved and learn about gardening, and a great time for more experienced gardeners to spring back into life and find new skills and inspiration.
It is a well-known fact that we Brits love tea. Always have. Always will. The phrase “I’ll put the kettle on” is probably the most welcoming thing you could say to anyone in Britain, regardless of the situation. However in recent times, we have witnessed another piping hot beverage rival the good old cup of tea. UK Coffee Week is from 16-22 April 2018 and we love it! Thousands of coffee shops across the UK are joining together to raise funds for Project Waterfall during UK Coffee Week 2018.
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