Around the UK
Sunday 17 February 2008
1. Bjorn the polar bear and his handler Ursula, pictured above, will be at W5 in Belfast today at 2pm and 3.30pm (w5online.co. uk). While Bjorn mingles with the audience, Ursula explains how to keep on the right side of the predator.
2. There's a week of activities at the Alnwick Garden, Northumberland, starting today (alnwickgarden.com), with storytelling, puppet-making and craft workshops.
3. Inspire the kids at Explore At-Bristol this Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday (at-bristol.org.uk), where they can meet top coaches and players to see what it takes to be a sporting champion.
4. Film-lovers have a treat in store with the opening of the Movieum of London on Friday in County Hall (themovieum.com), where they can go behind the scenes of film-making.
5. National Nest Box Week is celebrated at two locations in Kent. From tomorrow until Friday, visitors to Sissinghurst Castle can build nest boxes for dormice (nationaltrust.org.uk). On Wednesday and Thursday at Bedgebury Pinetum children can try bird-watching (forestry.gov.uk/bedgebury).
The Independent travel offers: Discover a world of inspiring destinations
- 1 'Cheeky' Nando's under fire for apparently coming onto a customer on Twitter
- 3 Playboy model April Summers speaks out about being a victim of revenge porn
- 4 There is something wrong but very right about this Bible illustration
- 5 iPhone 'effective power' text: how to be safe from iOS bug that lets people crash your phone
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
Australian man punched in the face for defending Muslim women from abuse on train
David Starkey 'tells Amal Clooney to shut up and stop over-promoting human rights'
£15000 - £20000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: The fastest growing fitness cha...
£35-40k (DOE) + Benefits: Guru Careers: We are seeking a Marketing Communicati...
£23K: Guru Careers: We're seeking an experienced Membership Administrator, to ...
£32K: Guru Careers: We are seeking a Dining Room Head Chef to work for one of ...