pounds 28

you can enjoy a folksy cabaret break featuring comedian/singer Richard Digance at the Holiday Club Pontin's Hemsby centre in Norfolk. Price is based on four people sharing a self-catering chalet over the weekend of 14-16 March. Contact 0990 331199 for reservations.

pounds 35

you can unwind on a food and wine break at a Mediterranean country guest house in southern France near the Spanish border. En suite bathrooms, wine tasting, dinners, and at least three different types of wine a night included. Offer lasts until 15 June, price based on one night stay for one person. Contact Jane or Ian on 00 32 4 68388783.

pounds 99

you can enjoy two days of unusual entertainment at the 15th annual Brussels International Festival of Fantasy, Thriller and Science Fiction Films. Price includes two nights B&B. Upgrades to the five-star Hotel Conrad are available for an extra pounds 100 per person. Contact Belgian Travel Service on 01992 456156.

pounds 156

you can spend four nights "Cartooning for Fun" in North Wales learning the tricks of cartoon drawing. Animation workshops, presentations, and plenty of free time to explore the Welsh countryside. Begins 6 April. Call 0181 905 9558 for more details.

pounds 199

you can celebrate Easter in the Vatican and Rome. Eight-day trip includes Mass in St Peter's Square, excursion to Fiuggi, Pompei, and the holy sights. Price includes return coach transport, five nights hotel accommodation and breakfast. Trip departs 25 March. Contact Leger on 01709 839 839 for further details.

pounds 209

you can spend Easter weekend in Turkey, exploring Istanbul. Price per person includes return flight from Gatwick and three nights B&B at a choice of hotels. Trip departs 28 March.Contact Accommodation Overseas on 0181 977 2984 for reservations.

pounds 225

you can visit Prague, one of Eastern Europe's most attractive and affordable cities. Cost includes return flights and three nights at the four-star Bila Labut Hotel before 26 March. Call American Express Travel on 0345 700400.

pounds 334

you can spend seven days and nights exploring the Negev Desert and relaxing on the shores of the Red Sea in Israel. Price includes accommodation at the Hotel Moon Valley, return flights and transfers, bed and breakfast, access to pool and sports facilities, and some entertainment. For further details contact 0181 551 4494.

pounds 635

you can squeeze in some spring skiing in the Italian Alps at Madonna di Campiglio. Price is per person and includes seven nights accommodation, return flights, a welcome drink, and tour leader. Trip departs from Gatwick airport on 16 March, contact Solo's at 0181 951 2800.

pounds 865

you can enjoy a nine-day desert safari through Jordan. Trip begins in Amman and concludes in Petra and takes in ancient civilisations as well as breathtaking scenery. Price includes camping and guesthouse accommodation, most meals, 4WD and horseback transportation, return flights. Contact Travelbag Adventures for details on 014220 541007.

pounds 1,509

you can luxuriate on the unspoiled west coast of Barbados. Price per person includes return flights and five-star accommodation. Package covers a wide range of activities and services such as tennis courts, freshwater swimming pools, and watersports, as well as excellent dining opportunities. Offer valid from 5 April, for reservations contact Caribtours on 0171 581 3517.