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The Sound of Music Theatre Tickets For Sale

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

soundofmusic.jpgI bought tickets to see the Sound of Music for Saturday 18th October 2008 (at the London Palladium) for me and my sister, but then stupidly booked a holiday and forgot about the tickets! I therefore now have 2 tickets available for the 7.30pm performance if anybody is interested.

The tickets are for stalls seats D19 and D20 and they cost £55 each, we will consider offers of £45 and over per ticket. I will be placing them on ebay on Monday if nobody has contacted me by then so get in quick if you want them! I can accept cheque or Paypal and the tickets will be delivered as soon as payment has been received.

If you would like to get in touch please leave a comment or email [email protected]

Ibiza Rocks 2008

Sunday, March 9th, 2008

ibiza-rocks-2008.jpgThis year Ibiza Rocks is the place to be. See live bands and party all the time … a well earned heavenly break for some.

Last year saw some great bands take to the stage at Bar M on a Tuesday such as The Fratellis, Kaiser Chiefs, Kasabian, Artic Monkeys and The View. This year promises to be just as good and will now be held in The Ibiza Rocks Hotel. Kicking off on the 31st May, Ibiza Rocks begins with The Enemy plus guests performing and the initial opening party for the new Ibiza Rocks Hotel. Keep an eye on the Ibiza Rocks website to find out who will be confirmed for the wild season this mid June to September.

Book your tickets for The Enemy on the 31st of May on the Ibiza Rocks website costing €35.00 for the ticket plus a €3.50 booking fee.

The New Carling Academy – Sheffield

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

carling-academy-sheffield.jpgExcitements are high in Sheffield as Carling Academy are opening a new venue which was once known as Roxy Nightclub.

Since the demise of Gatecrasher last year Sheffield could really benefit from a new venue, especially one that hosts gigs. Look forward to seeing the likes of KT Tunstall, Good Charlotte, The Charlatans, The Kooks, The Pigeon Detectives and Air Traffic. Along with some of the best musical artists of the moment there will also be club nights – perfect.

Visit the Sheffield Academy website for ticket and future gig information. The Carling Academy will be open in April 2008. Gig nights are for ages 14 and over and clubs nights are aged 18 and over.

Cartier International Polo 2008

Saturday, March 1st, 2008

cartier-international-polo-2008.jpgOnce again, the annual Cartier International Polo will be held in Windsor and this year it will be on the 27th of July.

Renowned the biggest polo event in the world, join celebrities, royalty and leading polo players and then a huge audience and you’ll be at one of the biggest social events of the year. Last Year’s Cartier Polo saw Diane Kruger, Sophie Anderton, Pierce Brosnan and Sean Bean all in attendance an each year the calibre of celebrity is raised. Beginning at 10am and finishing at 6pm enjoy the retail village, The Prince of Wales Team v Hurlingham for The Golden Jubilee Trophy followed by the presentation ceremony and England v Australia for The Coronation Cup followed by another presentation ceremony. After the days festivities you can join the evening entertainment hosted by either Chinawhite or Smyle which must also be booked.

Tickets go on sale in April to members and in May to non-members. Keep updated for ticket sales and for more information on the event at the website.

Torvil & Dean’s Dancing On Ice Tour 2008

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

Dancing on Ice LogoIt’s become a Sunday ritual for me now, to tune in to ITV at 18.25 to watch Dancing On Ice and I’m sure it’s become one for many others too.

Watching Chris Fountain, Suzanne Shaw, Gareth Gates, Zaraah Abrahams, Greg Rusedski and, before she was voted off last Sunday, Linda Lusardi has brought great entertainment to Sunday night television, so why not catch them live as they embark on a tour around the UK. The tour kicks off on the 4th of April 2008 in Sheffield visiting Nottingham, Newcastle, Birmingham, London, Liverpool and Manchester. If you don’t fancy the live version keep watching on Sunday’s, it’s all very tense now and the celebrities left have certainly become amazing skaters!

Tickets are available online through the Torvil & Dean Dancing On Ice Tour website starting at around £32.50.

The Royal Ascot Races 2008

Sunday, January 27th, 2008

HorseOne of the horse racing events of the year is approaching and tickets have gone on sale already!

The Royal Ascot Races return this year starting on Tuesday the 17th of June finishing on Saturday the 21st of June 2008. The famous social event dates back to 1768 and after a fabulous refurbishment is better than ever! The popular and friendly event accompanied by Pimms is defiantly worth a visit, even if it’s just to see all the glamorous hats.
Tickets start at £54 for general admission unless booked for groups of ten or more or before May 1st 2008 and £15 for the silver ring unless also booked for groups of ten or more or booked before May 1st 2008. They are available online now.

Franz Porcelain Goldfishes

Tuesday, December 11th, 2007

fz00425.jpgIts very easy to find gifts for cat and dog lovers but there is almost nothing out there for someone whose best friend is a goldfish! Being such a person I was excited to discover this tableware range from Franz Porcelain. I think its so cute and unusual. Anything from the range would make a great Christmas gift for a fish lover or anyone with quirky taste.

The cup and saucer with spoon is a great stand alone item or it can be bought as part of a tea set. This would look good on display but is suitable for everyday use as well. I also love the organic shape of the small goldfish vase and the goldfish tea pot. You can order any of these items online at GiftandWarp.co.uk

The Good Food Show 2007

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007

Good Food Show LogoFrom the 28th of November to the 2nd of December 2007 The Good Food Show will be at The NEC in Birmingham, so if you missed the Scotland and London shows get yourself to Birmingham.

With something for everyone The Good Food Show will incorporate over 500 exhibitors selling food gadgets, drinks and fresh produce and educators in the master classes and theatres, which will also entertain and inspire.

Join some famed and very talented chefs who will be taking to the stage in the Supertheatre, sponsored by Sainsbury’s such as Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsay to teach you all some great new recipes for the Christmas period. Or join some famed and talented drink experts in the Drinks Tasting Theatre who will be giving advice and tips on the party season drinks.

Tickets are available online at www.bbcgoodfoodshow.com or over the phone by calling 0870 040 0390. A standard entry ticket is £18.50 in advance or £20.50 on the door and for more information on other available tickets visit the same website you can purchase tickets, mentioned above.

For the Geek in your Life

Thursday, November 15th, 2007

lg-caffeine-mug.jpgOk so its not quite time to think about Christmas presents just yet but I’ve found the perfect place to get gifts for…..well all of my friends. I’m really excited about finding this website I think I might be able to get my entire Christmas shopping done in one day. The site in question is called Think Geek and sells t-shirts, gadgets and other random stuff that would suit all types of geek…they even do stuff for potential geeks!

Some of my favourite items include “I void warranties” tshirt, the ,“I see fragged people” tshirt and the “I’m with genius” t-shirt. I’m sure that this will actually make people think you are smarter than you are. I also like the caffeine molecule coffee cup and the “There’s no place like 127.0.0.1” door mat, Even your mum might appreciate those gifts.

MTV European Music Awards 2007

Monday, October 29th, 2007

MTV European Music AwardsThe time of year is approaching where Europe gets to show off its talent. The MTV European Music Award is just a matter of days away and there’s a selection of great acts to look forward to seeing perform.

Snoop Dog is set to host the event in Munich on the 1st of November 2007 and will be joined by acts such as Depeche Mode, Good Charlotte, Joss Stone and Michael Stipe to name a few, who are scheduled to present awards. Performers set to appear are hot on the charts such as Avril Lavigne, Mika, My Chemical Romance and more.

The event will be aired on MTV live on Thursday beginning at 21:00 so tune in then.