Saturday 18 April 2009
Trafalgar Square in London will turn orange for the Netherlands' national day. Family activities include a Sesame Street area and there'll be music, traditional foods, a market and tours of Dutch paintings at the National Gallery (holland.com/uk).
Also in London, visitors to travel agent Peoples Travel can get a taste of the world: 10 days of food, goodie bags and prize draws from Sri Lanka, Mozambique, Oman and more start on Monday (peoples.travel).
Two spa authorities will convene when Malaysia's celebrated Spa Village brand comes to Bath for the Malaysia Spa Festival, which runs from Wednesday until 17 May. Therapists from Pangkor Laut and Tanjong Jara resorts will be on hand at the Thermae Bath Spa and Malaysian chefs will be cooking at the restaurant (spafestival.co.uk).
In the diary...
The Cheltenham Jazz Festival kicks off on 28 April with a week of performances from Madeleine Peyroux, Nigel Kennedy, Mica Paris and actor Colin Salmon in a quartet (cheltenhamfestivals.com/jazz). Meanwhile, Santorini gets a direct connection with the UK from 3 May when easyJet starts flying from Gatwick (easyJet.com).
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