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A visit to the medieval Northumberland market town of Alnwick, famed for its twisting cobbled streets with an eclectic collection of individual shops which are teamed with some top attractions including Alnwick Castle, Alnwick Castle was the location for Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films.
Visit the award-winning Black Country Living Museum and you’ll be joining in with 300 years of history like no other. The Museum immerses visitors into the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of the past. Explore 26 acres of original period shops and houses and meet the Museum’s costumed characters along the way - they’ll explain what it was like to live and work in one of the world’s most heavily industrialised landscapes.
At the heart of the Palace, the State Rooms are used for ceremonial occasions and entertaining and are furnished with many treasures from the Royal Collection. A special exhibition, 'Royal Gifts' tells the story of the Queens reign with a display of gifts presented to Her Majesty during the past 65 years, including gifts from world leaders.
2017 marks the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana's death. And, opening in February 2017, a new exhibition at Kensington Palace will celebrate her life and the evolution of her image and style. Contained within 6 rooms the exhibition features a variety of items from her wardrobe worn to compliment the occasions from formal or charity engagements to glamorous gala events.
Experience the fascinating history of the Poppy Factory, where for nearly 90 years it has been making poppies, crosses and wreaths for the Royal Family. Enjoy a presentation and then explore the ‘shop floor’, to see how poppies and wreaths are made. There is a souvenir shop at the end of the tour.
Scampton Airshow is the East of England's newest airshow, taking place just outside the historic Cathedral City of Lincoln. This new event, raising funds to support the RAF Charitable Trust, will be held at RAF Scampton, the home of the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team - The Red Arrows.