Travel Agenda: International Science Festival; Open Doors in Bordeaux; Cities exhibition
Saturday 03 April 2010
Today: Head to Edinburgh for the start of the International Science Festival. Highlights include a photo exhibition of animals in their natural habitat with a talk from photographer Steve Bloom, and a Bang Goes the Theory roadshow; to 17 April (sciencefestival.co.uk).
This week: If grapes are more your thing than chocolate eggs, then head to Bordeaux, where the wine producing chateaux will be welcoming visitors for the annual Open Doors programme. The season opens tomorrow and Monday in Medoc, then moves to Blaye next weekend, finishing in Margaux in November (bordeaux.com). Meanwhile, the Soho House group continues to expand its open-to-all offerings this week with the addition of hotel rooms at members club Shoreditch House in the East End of London. Opening on Friday, the rooms are decorated in a contemporary New England style and start at £85 (shoreditchhouse.com).
In the diary: The Magnum photographer Raymond Depardon is bringing the world to London with Cities, a collection of images capturing first impressions of life in some of the great metropolises, at the PM Gallery & House in Ealing from 23 April-20 June (bit.ly/ Magnum).
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