Travel Agenda: P&O Cruises; Fissure weekend; Bike the Bay; Bermuda; Heathrow to St John's; Jumeirah Emirates Towers; Spring Festival in Austria
Saturday 21 May 2011
Today: The Downton Abbey actor, Hugh Bonneville, is master of ceremonies at the naming of the latest addition to the P&O Cruises fleet, Adonia, in Southampton. The small ship will be for adults only (
pocruises.com). And in the Yorkshire Dales, Fissure is a weekend-long theatrical event that explores the region's natural terrain through walks based in and around Ingleborough (
This week: Tomorrow at 11am, "Bike the Bay" promises to be a family-friendly cycle ride along the Cardiff Bay Trail, starting and finishing at the newly refurbished Norwegian Church Arts Centre – which is also the venue for a spring fete. Bike hire is available if needed. ( sustrans.org.uk/bikethebay).
On Tuesday, people living on the 21 square miles of Bermuda celebrate national day ( gotobermuda.co.uk). And on Friday, the summer schedule of daily non-stop flights from Heathrow to St John's in Newfoundland, the shortest transatlantic link from London, begins ( aircanada.com)
In the diary: Celebrity-magnet The Ivy restaurant is extending its appeal next month when it opens an outpost in the Jumeirah Emirates Towers in Dubai ( theivy.ae)
Closer to home in Austria, the Spring Festival will be in Graz from 1-5 June; the line-up includes Hercules and Love Affair, Caribou and Patrick Wolf ( springfestival.at)
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