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Introduction to Cookery
£95.00
Introduction to Cookery
Covent Garden, London; Covent Garden, London; Covent Garden, London; Covent Garden, London; Covent Garden, London; Covent Garden, London; Covent Garden, London; London, Greater London; Chelmsford, Essex; Altrincham, Greater Manchester; Islington, London; Islington, London; Islington, London; Marylebone, London; Reading, Berkshire; Islington, London; Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire; Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire; Kingham, Gloucestershire; Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire; Islington, London;:: The drama, nuance and endless potential of cookery make it an art form as important as any other. Graduate from foodie to artiste with an introductory cookery class under the guidance of a professional. With numerous courses and locations available, there's near endless choice for budding chefs. Rise to the challenge of bread making; roll up to a sushi class or turn up the heat with curry making. Learn how to create favourite cuisines like exotic Moroccan or chic French, or gain knowledge of vegetarian dishes. At the end of the class, sit down with fellow students to tuck into the fruits of your labour. Bring home an arsenal of professional techniques, ready to crack out to impress friends and family at meals and dinner parties to come. Availability: Classes run at various times throughout the week. Weather: Duration: The experience lasts between two and four hours (depending on cookery course chosen). Please allow extra time for dining. Numbers On Day: Class sizes can be anywhere up to 20. Spectators: Dress Code: There is no dress code but we recommend wearing comfortable and closed in shoes. Aprons are provided to protect clothing whilst cooking. Guidelines: Restrictions: All participants over the age of 16 are welcome. Other Info:
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Mexican Street Food Cookery Course for Two at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
£90.00
Mexican Street Food Cookery Course for Two at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
London, Greater London:: Jamie Oliver's Cookery School in Westfield, London is the perfect location to get a crash course in authentic Mexican street food. The cookery school boasts state-of-the-art facilities and expert chefs who have been hand-picked by Jamie to teach you how to make a Latin American feast. Receive a glass of Prosecco on arrival before donning an apron and learning to make easy hand-pressed corn tortillas to hold your toppings in - sticky smoked chipotle chicken, sauteed spinach with feta and a spicy roasted corn salsa. Make a smashed guacamole and a tomato salsa to go on the side. Sit and enjoy what you have made with your classmates, but don't forget to give the whole meal a good squeeze of lime for some real Mexican spirit. Availability: Courses generally run on a weekly or fortnightly basis, times and days of the week can vary but are published three months in advance. Weather: Duration: Arrive 10 - 15 minutes early to ensure a prompt start. The class lasts around two and a half hours including tasting and eating time. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: There is no dress code but casual clothing and closed toe shoes are recommended. An apron and all equipment is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Those aged 16 or over are welcome. Please inform the school at the time of booking of any dietary, allergies or specific medical requirements. Other Info: If you would prefer to take your food away with you, please bring a cool bag along.
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Tour of Lord's with Darren Gough
£99.00
Tour of Lord's with Darren Gough
St. John's Wood, London:: This is an amazing opportunity to meet international cricket legend, Darren Gough. Former captain of Yorkshire, spearhead of England's bowling attack in the 90s, qualified to coach at international level and, with 234 wickets under his belt, he is still England's second ever highest wicket-taker in one-day internationals. Meet him at Lord's, the 'Home of Cricket' and enjoy an exclusive tour. Visit the Long Room, the media centre and sit in the players' seats in the dressing room, all with a professional tour guide and the anecdotes of Darren, telling the never heard before stories of what really goes on behind the scenes! Over 90 minutes there is plenty of time to ask Darren questions and get to know him. Howzat! Availability: The next Red Letter Days exclusive event takes place in the summer of 2018. Weather: Unlike the cricket, tours run in all weathers. Duration: This exclusive experience includes a 90 minute tour. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the tour start to allow enough time to clear security and view the museum. Numbers On Day: A maximum of 25 participants share the experience. Spectators: This experience is not suitable for spectators. Dress Code: Part of the tour is outside, so please dress appropriately. Guidelines: Restrictions: Suitable for visitors of all ages. Children under the age of 16 years must be accompanied by an adult (18 or over). Other Info:
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Quad Bike and Off-Road Buggy Driving
£79.00
Quad Bike and Off-Road Buggy Driving
Bicester, Oxfordshire:: Life's better off-road. Tear it up in two impressive beasts: the 250cc quad bike and 1000cc Rage buggy. Begin with a technique and safety briefing on the mid-engined Rage. Featuring a full roll cage and a racing car chassis, it happens to be the fastest buggy on the market. Commandeer the mighty hulk for practice laps over the purpose-built course. Put that training to use by competing in a timed trial and attempt to break the record for the fastest lap. Give it your best; there's a medal for the speediest! Another briefing begins, this time on the quad bike. Take to the practice course for a rip-roaring drive over slaloms, straights and mounds. Graduate onto the 50-acre site with its helter skelter, forest tracks and famous Wall of Death! Availability: Weekdays and weekends, at least two dates per month throughout the year. Weather: Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions which would make driving at speed dangerous. Please call the venue if in any doubt. Duration: Expect to be at the venue for a total of two and a half hours, including a briefing and sessions on the quad bike and the off-road buggy. Numbers On Day: Share the experience with other participants. Spectators: Spectators are welcome for a fee of £5. They must sign in at the venue. There is trackside viewing for spectators. Dress Code: Expect to get muddy! Wear sensible outdoor clothing and bring gloves. Ground conditions are rough and a strong shoe (no heels) with ankle protection is essential. Helmets are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 16 and above are welcome. Other Info:
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Extended Rally Driving in Oxfordshire
£289.00
Extended Rally Driving in Oxfordshire
Bicester, Oxfordshire:: Celebrate the power, control and traction of rally driving with this comprehensive full day course. Take control of the iconic Ford Escort Mk2 RS2000 rally car, learning the fundamental techniques required for rear-wheel drive rally cars as well as how to make the most of the purpose-built rally stage and its loose surfaces. Following a full briefing, strap in and rev up for six rally sessions, including a timed race. Will you clinch the top position to be named 'Driver of the Day' and receive a medal? What's more, experience a white-knuckle passenger ride courtesy of the instructor and really find out what this acclaimed vehicle can do. At the course's conclusion, be presented with a rally certificate to show off back home. Availability: Weekdays and weekends, between three and four dates per month. Weather: Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions which would make driving at speed dangerous. Please call the venue if in any doubt. Duration: Expect to be at the venue for a total of six and half hours, including a briefing, six rally driving sessions and the high-speed passenger ride. Numbers On Day: Safety briefings are shared but all in-car tuition is one-on-one with an instructor. Spectators: Spectators are welcome for a fee of £10. They must sign in at the venue. There is trackside viewing and refreshments for spectators. Dress Code: Wear flat shoes which are comfortable for driving, and ensure arms and legs are covered. A helmet is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Drivers aged 17 and over are welcome. A full manual driving licence is required and must be presented on the day. Other Info: Extra high-speed passenger rides can be purchased on the day. When booking expect to be offered the choice of buying a collision damage waiver at £20 to £40 additional charge. Please note there is no obligation to purchase this optional waiver.
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Half Day Rally Course in Oxfordshire
£179.00
Half Day Rally Course in Oxfordshire
Bicester, Oxfordshire:: Look no further than this half day rally course for the ultimate demonstration of power, control and traction. Get to grips with the acclaimed Ford Escort Mk2 RS2000, starting with the fundamental techniques required for rear-wheel drive rally cars. Meet the highly experienced instructor who will be on hand for the duration of the course. After a full briefing, buckle up and take to the purpose-built rally stage for two timed rally sessions. Ramp up the thrills by giving up the wheel to the instructor and experiencing a white-knuckle passenger ride. End with a timed competition, the chance to take the title of 'driver of the day' with one last full-throttle session. Upon completion of the course, receive a rally certificate to show off back home. Availability: Weekdays and weekends, between three and four dates per month. Weather: Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions which would make driving at speed dangerous. Please call the venue if in any doubt. Duration: Expect to be at the venue for a total of three hours, including a briefing, three rally driving sessions and the high-speed passenger ride. Numbers On Day: Safety briefings are shared but all in-car tuition is one-on-one with an instructor. Spectators: Spectators are welcome for a fee of £10. They must sign in at the venue. There is trackside viewing and refreshments for spectators. Dress Code: Wear flat shoes which are comfortable for driving, and ensure arms and legs are covered. A helmet is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Drivers aged 17 and over are welcome. A full manual driving licence is required and must be presented on the day. Other Info: Extra high-speed passenger rides can be purchased on the day. When booking expect to be offered the choice of buying a collision damage waiver at £20 to £40 additional charge. Please note there is no obligation to purchase this optional waiver.
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Triple Rally Challenge Day
£350.00
Triple Rally Challenge Day
Bicester, Oxfordshire:: For the discerning rally driving devotee, this three-vehicle challenge invites comparison between some all-time favourite rally cars. Get acquainted with a Ford Escort Mk2 RS2000, Subaru Impreza WRX and Peugeot 206 Super Cup. Go wild on special stages including loose surface terrain and get a feel for front, rear and four-wheel drive. Take part in six driving sessions across the three cars, culminating in a timed rally session. Feeling confident? Earn the hallowed title of 'Driver of the Day' to win a medal. Relish the Ford's 2000cc capacity, Subaru's capability of 0 - 60mph in 4.4 seconds and the 6-speed close ratio gearboxes of the Peugeot. Enjoy a full-throttle passenger ride courtesy of the instructor before leaving with a rally certificate. Availability: Weekdays and weekends, between three and four dates per month. Weather: Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions which would make driving at speed dangerous. Please call the venue if in any doubt. Duration: Expect to be at the venue for a total of six and half hours, including a briefing, six rally driving sessions and the high speed passenger ride. Numbers On Day: Safety briefings are shared but all in-car tuition is one-on-one with an instructor. Spectators: Spectators are welcome for a fee of £10. They must sign in at the venue. There is trackside viewing and refreshments for spectators. Dress Code: Wear flat shoes which are comfortable for driving, and ensure arms and legs are covered. A helmet is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 17. Must hold a full manual driving licence which must be presented on the day. Other Info: Extra high-speed passenger rides can be purchased on the day. When booking expect to be offered the choice of buying a collision damage waiver at £20 to £40 additional charge. Please note there is no obligation to purchase this optional waiver.
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Monte Carlo Rally Driving
£195.00
Monte Carlo Rally Driving
Bicester, Oxfordshire:: Put two legendary rally cars through their paces with this challenging course: the fantastic Ford Escort RS2000 and the superb Subaru Impreza WRX STI Group N. Tune in for a full briefing before learning the fundamental techniques for two and four-wheel drive rally cars. Experience the Ford's 160BHP and the Subaru's acceleration capability of 0 to 60mph in 4.4 seconds, while navigating the purpose-built rally stage. Perform three rally driving sessions across both cars including a professionally timed race to find out who emerges as 'driver of the day'. Then buckle up for a high-speed passenger ride courtesy of the instructor, sure to knock your socks off. Finish the day by receiving a rally certificate, a souvenir of an awe-inspiring rally day. Availability: Weekdays and weekends, between three and four dates per month. Weather: Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions which would make driving at speed dangerous. Please call the venue if in any doubt. Duration: Expect to be at the venue for a total of three hours, including a briefing, three rally driving sessions and the high-speed passenger ride. Numbers On Day: Safety briefings are shared but all in-car tuition is one-on-one with an instructor. Spectators: Spectators are welcome for a fee of £10. They must sign in at the venue. There is trackside viewing and refreshments for spectators. Dress Code: Wear flat shoes which are comfortable for driving, and ensure arms and legs are covered. A helmet is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Drivers aged 17 and over are welcome. A full manual driving licence is required and must be presented on the day. Other Info: Extra high-speed passenger rides can be purchased on the day. When booking expect to be offered the choice of buying a collision damage waiver at £20 to £40 additional charge. Please note there is no obligation to purchase this optional waiver.
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Comedy Night Out for Two in Nottingham
£30.00
Comedy Night Out for Two in Nottingham
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire:: Enjoy an evening of chuckles, giggles and guffaws galore, with this side-splitting comedy night out for two in Nottingham. Playing host to some of the nation's most celebrated stand-up comedians, the stage at this popular city-centre comedy club has been graced by popular personalities such as Jon Richardson, Michael McIntyre, Kevin Bridges, Russell Kane and Shappi Khorsandi, as well as a multitude of talented rising stars. With up to four class acts performing each Friday and Saturday evening, the hilarious gags and witty one-liners are guaranteed to leave guests giggling all the way through until Monday. Food and drink is also available at the bar, so it's the perfect place to enjoy a night out with friends or family! Availability: Friday and Saturday nights. Please book in advance. Weather: Duration: Doors open at 6:45pm (last entry 7:30pm). The show lasts approximately two and a half hours, however, the bar remains open after the show. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: There is no dress codes, however, inappropriate fancy dress is not allowed. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests must be 18 or over. The venue offers full disabled access and carers can attend for free. Other Info: Food and drink is available for purchase on the night.
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Filled Pasta Cookery Course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
£45.00
Filled Pasta Cookery Course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
London, Greater London:: Making fresh pasta from scratch is the ultimate dream for aspiring chefs and there's no better place to take on the challenge than at the esteemed Jamie Oliver Cookery School in Westfield, London. With state-of-the-art facilities and expert chefs on hand to provide one-to-one tuition, mastering this tricky skill has never been easier. Sip on a glass of prosecco on arrival before donning an apron, rolling up the sleeves and getting stuck in. Learn how to make perfect pasta dough and fill it with a delicious mix of traditional ingredients; test two to three different styles and relax as the fragrant herbs and spices fill the room. At the end of the day, sit down with the class and sample your creations - it's a decadent Italian treat! Availability: Courses generally run on a weekly or fortnightly basis. Times and days of the week can vary but are published three months in advance. Weather: Duration: Arrive 15 minutes early to ensure a prompt start. The class lasts around two and a half hours including tasting and eating time. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: There is no dress code but casual clothing and closed toe shoes are recommended. An apron and all equipment is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Those aged 16 or over are welcome. Please inform the school at the time of booking of any dietary, allergies or specific medical requirements. This course is not suitable for those with a gluten or wheat allergy. Other Info: If you would prefer to take your food away with you, please bring a cool bag along.
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Comedy Night Out for Two in Birmingham
£30.00
Comedy Night Out for Two in Birmingham
Birmingham, West Midlands:: Enjoy a cracking night out in Birmingham with an evening of stand-up comedy for two. Featuring the nation's leading comedians every week, guests of the popular comedy club are guaranteed to laugh their socks off. Big names to have graced the stage there include the likes of Jack Dee, Jo Brand, Russell Howard, Jimmy Carr, Michael McIntyre, however the rising talent are also well worth the watch. With up to four hilarious acts performing each night, armed with their best gags and wit aplenty, laughing into the evening is the perfect way to spend some quality time with friends or family. Food and drink is also available at the venue. Availability: Thursday and Friday nights. Please book in advance. Weather: Duration: Doors open at 7pm (last entry 7:30pm). The show lasts approximately two and a half hours, however, the bar remains open after the show. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: There is no dress codes, however, inappropriate fancy dress is not allowed. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests must be 18 or over. The venue offers full disabled access and carers can attend for free. Other Info: Food and drink is available for purchase on the night.
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Pasta Master Cookery Course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
£45.00
Pasta Master Cookery Course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
London, Greater London:: Creating fresh pasta from scratch is the ultimate dream for aspiring chefs and there's no better place to take on the challenge than at the acclaimed Jamie Oliver Cookery School in Westfield, London. With state-of-the-art facilities and thorough one-to-one tuition provided, participants have a unique chance to refine their skills under the expert guidance of master chefs. On arrival, enjoy a refreshing glass of prosecco before rolling up those sleeves and getting stuck in. Make a variety of delicious pasta, including fettuccine and lasagne, as well as two flavoursome sauces to go with it. Mastering this particular skill is a sure way to impress friends and family. Finish off by tucking into the homemade creations with classmates. Availability: Courses generally run on a weekly or fortnightly basis. Times and days of the week vary but are published three months in advance. Weather: Duration: Arrive 15 minutes early to ensure a prompt start. The class lasts around two and a half hours including tasting and eating time. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: There is no dress code but casual clothing and closed toe shoes are recommended. An apron and all equipment is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Those aged 16 or over are welcome. Please inform the school at the time of booking of any dietary, allergies or specific medical requirements. This course is not suitable for those with a gluten or wheat allergy. Other Info: If you would prefer to take your food away with you, please bring a cool bag along.
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Comedy Night Out for Two In Cardiff
£30.00
Comedy Night Out for Two In Cardiff
Cardiff Bay, South Glamorgan:: Laugh the night away with an evening of comedy for two in Cardiff. The comedy scene in the Welsh capital has a rich history and with a full-house capacity of 450 guests, this popular comedy club offers a spectacular atmosphere that makes for a marvellous night out with friends or family. Chuckle away at stand-up sets from some of the nations top comics, with past lineups including the likes of Alan Carr, Michael McIntyre, Sarah Millican, Ross Noble and Rhod Gilbert, as well as some incredibly talented rising stars. Enjoy up to four class acts throughout the evening, as they perform their best gags and witty one-liners. Food and drink is also available for purchase at the bar, making it a great place to spend the whole evening. Availability: Friday and Saturday nights. Please book in advance. Weather: Duration: Doors open at 7pm (last entry 7:45pm). The show lasts approximately two and a half hours, however, the bar remains open after the show. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: There is no dress code, however, inappropriate fancy dress is not allowed. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests must be 18 or over. The venue offers full disabled access and carers can attend for free. Other Info: Food and drink is available for purchase on the night.
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South Indian Prawn Curry Cookery Class at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
£45.00
South Indian Prawn Curry Cookery Class at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
London, Greater London:: Tantalise tastebuds with an Indian cooking sensation, packed full of powerful flavours. Taking place at Jamie Oliver's state-of-the-art cookery school in Westfield, London, learn how to make authentic food alongside expert chefs. With a plethora of knowledge, they'll guide participants through the ingredients, best use of spices and ultimate cooking techniques. What's on the menu? South Indian prawn curry! On arrival, sip a glass of prosecco before donning an apron and creating a fragrant Keralan curry paste that will be the base. From there, work culinary magic to whip up a dish fit for royalty. Afterwards, chat to classmates while tucking into the curry, which is served with fluffy rice, vegetable bhajis and zingy coriander chutney. Availability: Courses generally run on a weekly or fortnightly basis. Times and days of the week vary but are published three months in advance. Weather: Duration: Arrive 15 minutes early to ensure a prompt start. The class lasts around two hours including tasting and eating time. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: There is no dress code but casual clothing and closed toe shoes are recommended. An apron and all equipment is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Those aged 16 or over are welcome. Please inform the school at the time of booking of any dietary, allergies or specific medical requirements. Other Info: If you would prefer to take your food away with you, please bring a cool bag along.
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Comedy Night Out for Two in Oxford
£30.00
Comedy Night Out for Two in Oxford
Oxford, Oxfordshire:: Engage in some laughter therapy with a rib-tickling evening of stand-up comedy in Oxford. Guaranteed to leave guests giggling their way through to Monday, the Saturday night shows at this popular comedy club present up to four spectacular comedy sets each week, from both well-known comics and rising talent. Some of the biggest names to grace the stage include the likes of Jack Whitehall, Angelos Epithemiou, Shappi Khorsandi and Richard Herring, though the newcomers certainly give them a run for their money. With a tasty selection of food and drink available for purchase at the bar, guests can enjoy a whole evening filled with fun and laughter. Availability: Every Saturday night. Please book in advance. Weather: Duration: Doors open at 6:30pm (last entry 7:15pm). The show lasts approximately two and a half hours, however, the bar remains open after the show. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: There is no dress codes, however, inappropriate fancy dress is not allowed. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests must be 18 or over. The venue offers full disabled access and carers can attend for free. Other Info:
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Mexican Street Food Cookery Course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
£45.00
Mexican Street Food Cookery Course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
London, Greater London:: The flavours and spices of authentic Mexican street food perfectly befit this vibrant culture. Learn how to whip up a Latin American feast at Jamie Oliver's Cookery School in Westfield, London. Offering state-of-the-art facilities and professional chefs handpicked by Jamie, it's a haven for budding cooks. Receive a welcome glass of Prosecco before donning an apron and getting stuck in. Discover how to make easy hand-pressed corn tortillas, sticky smoked chipotle chicken, spicy roasted corn salsa and sauteed spinach with feta. Conjure up a smashed guacamole and a tomato salsa to complement the mains. Then sit down to enjoy the fruits of your labour with the rest of the class. Back home, practise those new-found cooking skills for the next fiesta. Availability: Courses generally run on a weekly or fortnightly basis, times and days of the week can vary but are published three months in advance. Weather: Duration: Arrive 10 - 15 minutes early to ensure a prompt start. The class lasts around two and a half hours including tasting and eating time. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: There is no dress code but casual clothing and closed toe shoes are recommended. An apron and all equipment is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Those aged 16 or over are welcome. Please inform the school at the time of booking of any dietary, allergies or specific medical requirements. Other Info: If you would prefer to take your food away with you, please bring a cool bag along.
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North Indian Thali Cookery Course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
£45.00
North Indian Thali Cookery Course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
London, Greater London:: Uncover the secrets of traditional Gujarati cuisine at Jamie Oliver's Cookery School in Westfield, London. Thanks to state-of-the-art facilities and expert chefs (handpicked by Jamie himself), the kitchens offer the perfect sanctuary from which to conjure up a toothsome Indian feast. Kick off the day with a glass of Prosecco, then put on an apron and find out just what makes Gujarati cuisine so uniquely versatile. Under the chefs' guidance, create a vegetarian Gujarati thali: an array of small but flavoursome dishes and rice served on a tray. Make lentil dahl with rice, crispy spiced okra, chickpea masala and top it off with fresh chapati bread. Plate up the piping hot, fragrant creations and take a seat alongside classmates to tuck in. Sublime. Availability: Courses generally run on a weekly or fortnightly basis, times and days of the week can vary but are published three months in advance. Weather: Duration: Arrive 10 - 15 minutes early to ensure a prompt start. The class lasts around two and a half hours including tasting and eating time. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: There is no dress code but casual clothing and closed toe shoes are recommended. An apron and all equipment is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Those aged 16 or over are welcome. Please inform the school at the time of booking of any dietary, allergies or specific medical requirements. Other Info: If you would prefer to take your food away with you, please bring a cool bag along.
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Thai Green Cookery Class at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
£45.00
Thai Green Cookery Class at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
London, Greater London:: Bring the exotic flavours of the Far East into the kitchen, by cooking up a fragrant Thai green curry at Jamie Oliver's Cookery School in Westfield, Shepherds Bush. Boasting state-of-the-art facilities and expert chefs hand-picked by Jamie himself, the school is the perfect place for budding cooks to sharpen their culinary skill set. Enjoy a glass of prosecco upon arrival, before donning an apron and learning all of the essential tips and tricks behind mastering the tasty dish. Teachings include how to make curry paste from scratch, how to maximise flavours from the spices used and how to cook rice to perfection. End the session by getting together with the rest of the class to sample the delicious meal. Availability: Courses generally run on a weekly or fortnightly basis, times and days of the week can vary but are published three months in advance. Weather: Duration: Arrive 10 - 15 minutes early to ensure a prompt start. The class lasts around two hours including tasting and eating time. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: There is no dress code but casual clothing and closed toe shoes are recommended. An apron and all equipment is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Those aged 16 or over are welcome. Please inform the school at the time of booking of any dietary, allergies or specific medical requirements. Other Info: If you would prefer to take your food away with you, please bring a cool bag along.
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Get Stuck into Steak Cookery Class at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
£55.00
Get Stuck into Steak Cookery Class at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
London, Greater London:: When it comes to steak, it takes real skill to cook it to perfection and Jamie Oliver's Cookery School is the perfect place to master this art. Located in Westfield Shepherds Bush, the cookery school boasts state-of-the-art facilities and expert chefs on hand, who have each been hand-picked by Jamie Oliver himself. Enjoy a glass of prosecco upon arrival, before donning an apron and learning everything there is to know about delivering a delicious steak meal. Teachings include the differences between the different cuts of meat and how to cook the steak with precision. Finish up by serving it with some classic sauces, fresh salad and oven-roasted sweet potato wedges, before sitting down with the class to sample the delicious finished product! Availability: Courses generally run on a weekly or fortnightly basis, times and days of the week can vary but are published three months in advance. Weather: Duration: Arrive 10 - 15 minutes early to ensure a prompt start. The class lasts around two and a half hours including tasting and eating time. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: There is no dress code but casual clothing and closed toe shoes are recommended. An apron and all equipment is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Those aged 16 or over are welcome. Please inform the school at the time of booking of any dietary, allergies or specific medical requirements. Other Info: If you would prefer to take your food away with you, please bring a cool bag along.
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Pizza for Pros Cookery Course for Two at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
£100.00
Pizza for Pros Cookery Course for Two at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
London, Greater London:: Delve into the satisfying business of creating pizza dough from scratch at Jamie Oliver's state-of-the-art cookery school in Westfield. Glean copious cookery wisdom from the school's expert chefs, specially hand-picked by Jamie. Upon arrival, sip a glass of Prosecco, then don an apron, roll up those sleeves and let the pizza making commence. Create a versatile and failsafe pizza dough, roll it out evenly and top it off with lip-smacking fresh ingredients. Cook the pizza to perfection and then take a seat around the table with fellow classmates to tuck into the meals. Last but not least, take home an extra ball of dough, ready to roll out back at home. There's nothing in the world quite like the smell of fresh dough baking. Availability: Courses generally run on a weekly or fortnightly basis, times and days of the week can vary but are published three months in advance. Weather: Duration: Arrive 10 - 15 minutes early to ensure a prompt start. The class lasts around two hours including tasting and eating time. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: There is no dress code but casual clothing and closed toe shoes are recommended. An apron and all equipment is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Those aged 16 or over are welcome. Please inform the school at the time of booking of any dietary, allergies or specific medical requirements. This course is not suitable for those with a gluten or wheat allergy. Other Info: If you would prefer to take your food away with you, please bring a c ool bag along.
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Vietnamese Street Food Cookery Class at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
£45.00
Vietnamese Street Food Cookery Class at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
London, Greater London:: Discover how to make delicious Vietnamese street food during this class at Jamie Oliver's Cookery School in Westfield, London. With state-of-the-art facilities and expert chefs providing one-to-one tuition, it's the perfect opportunity for participants to expand their arsenal of cooking techniques. Sip on a welcome glass of prosecco before learning about the aromatic flavours used in Vietnamese cooking. Particularly known for its pungent ingredients, such as shrimp paste, lime and rich soy sauce, it's a whole new world of flavour sensations! Watch the chef make beef pho and then take over; create prawn and vegetable summer rolls and crispy pork balls. Tuck into the creations at the end with fellow classmates. Availability: Courses generally run on a weekly or fortnightly basis. Times and days of the week can vary but are published three months in advance. Weather: Duration: Arrive 15 minutes early to ensure a prompt start. The class lasts around two and a half hours including tasting and eating time. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: There is no dress code but casual clothing and closed toe shoes are recommended. An apron and all equipment is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Those aged 16 or over are welcome. Please inform the school at the time of booking of any dietary, allergies or specific medical requirements. Other Info: If you would prefer to take the food away, please bring a cool bag along.
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Taste of Japan Cookery Course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
£55.00
Taste of Japan Cookery Course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
London, Greater London:: Become immersed in the exotic flavours and simple nutritiousness of Japanese cuisine at Jamie Oliver's cutting edge Cookery School in Westfield, London. After a welcome glass of Prosecco, don an apron and step into the spacious, high-tech kitchens. Under the guidance of expert chefs specially handpicked by Jamie himself, discover how to create show-stopping dishes such as pork gyoza with a sesame dip, sticky chicken teriyaki with stir-fried brown rice and tofu simmered in dashi and miso soup. Once the cooking is over, sit down with classmates to tuck into the piping hot creations with pride. Leave with an arsenal of new tips and ideas to explore back at home. Availability: Courses generally run on a weekly or fortnightly basis, times and days of the week can vary but are published three months in advance. Weather: Duration: Arrive 10 - 15 minutes early to ensure a prompt start. The class lasts around three hours including tasting and eating time. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: There is no dress code but casual clothing and closed toe shoes are recommended. An apron and all equipment is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Those aged 16 or over are welcome. Please inform the school at the time of booking of any dietary, allergies or specific medical requirements. Other Info: If you would prefer to take your food away at the end, please bring a cool bag along.
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Beginners' Coarse Fishing Lesson for Two
£99.00
Beginners' Coarse Fishing Lesson for Two
Brentwood, Essex:: It has been said that, 'most of the world is covered by water. A fisherman's job is simple: pick out the best parts'. Discover how to make waves in this noble pastime with a beginners' coarse fishing lesson for two. Amid beautiful landscape - four placid lakes fringed by woodland - learn the basics of fishing under the tutelage of a qualified coach. All equipment and bait are included on the day. Find out how to set up the rod and how to implement the best techniques for luring a catch. Apply those newfound skills and see how many different species of fish you can catch. A soul-soothing two hours among nature is all it takes to gain a whole new perspective on life. Availability: Daily, subject to availability. It's advisable to book two weeks in advance. Weather: This experience is only cancelled in extreme weather conditions such as lightning and heavy thunder. If in doubt, please call the venue before setting off. Duration: Lasts for around two hours, starting at 8am. Numbers On Day: There will be a maximum of four fishing enthusiasts present on the day. Spectators: Up to two spectators are welcome for £10 per person. Dress Code: As the experience takes place outdoors, dress with the weather in mind (lightweight clothing, sunglasses, hat and a waterproof are recommended). All fishing equipment is supplied. Guidelines: Restrictions: All ages are welcome but under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Other Info: The location is only a short taxi journey from Upminster Tube Station in East London.
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Racing Simulator Day with Mark Blundell for Six
£1,800.00
Racing Simulator Day with Mark Blundell for Six
Royston, Hertfordshire:: Bond with friends and burn rubber with this racing simulation - so realistic, drivers can almost smell petrol in the air. On arrival, mingle over tea and coffee before meeting Formula 1 legend and Le Mans winner Mark Blundell! Next benefit from coaching from a professional instructor, both in groups and on a one-to-one basis, as you push your driving skills to the test. Drivers receive feedback on their performance in preparation for the main event, The Silverstone Challenge. Race around the circuit and see if you can beat Mark's time for the fastest lap. Results are displayed on a Top Gear style leaderboard and those who get the best times get a chance to shine at the end of the day award ceremony. A tasty Thai lunch with Mark is included. Availability: Runs on weekdays throughout the year, subject to availability. Weather: Duration: Expect to be at the venue for five hours in total. The experience starts at 9.30am and finishes around 2.30pm, including an hour long break for lunch in a local Thai restaurant. Numbers On Day: This experience is exclusively for the six of you. Spectators: This experience is not suitable for spectators. Dress Code: Please dress comfortably and wear flat-soled shoes for driving. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum height 4'5'', maximum 6'11''. Other Info: Please note Mark will not be present at the driver training.
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50% off Thames River Cruise and Meal at Marco Pierre White Chelsea for Two
£67.00
50% off Thames River Cruise and Meal at Marco Pierre White Chelsea for Two
Chelsea, London:: Explore London by boat and dine at one of the capital's top restaurants, for the ultimate day out in the Big Smoke. With an unlimited day ticket for the Thames City Cruisers, hop on and off the boats throughout the day, to enjoy sightseeing from both the water and by foot. Spot iconic landmarks such as the London Eye, Houses of Parliament, Tate Modern and Tower Bridge and listen to the on-board commentary for interesting facts about each one. Top it all off by paying a visit to Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Co. Chelsea, for a divine slap up meal. Choose three courses from a set menu of classic British cuisine, including the finest quality steaks, fish and roast meats and vegetarian options on request. Availability: The river cruise and restaurant is available daily (both subject to availability), excluding Xmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day and Valentine's Day. Reservations for Friday and Saturday night can only be made 48 hours in advance and there is a 48 hour cancellation policy. Weather: Duration: Lunch is served 12pm-3pm Mon-Thurs and 12pm-5.15pm Fri-Sun. Dinner is served from 5.30pm-10.30pm Mon-Sat and to 10pm on Sunday. Expect to be at the restaurant up to two hours. Boats run daily from approximately 10am - 6pm and the ticket is valid all day. Numbers On Day: The river cruiser carries a maximum of 250 passengers and the restaurant sits up to 100 diners. Spectators: Dress Code: Smart casual wear is requested in the restaurant please. Guidelines: Restrictions: Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult on the boat and under 5s go free. The restaurant welcomes guests who are 18 or over. The restaurant and most of the boats can accommodate wheelchair users, please check at point of booking. Other Info: A refreshment service is available onboard the boat. Please note: drinks and side orders are not included, but can be purchased on the day and a discretionary service charge of 12.5 per cent is added to the bill.
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20 Minute Helicopter Tour of Portsmouth from Hampshire
£110.00
20 Minute Helicopter Tour of Portsmouth from Hampshire
Fareham, Hampshire:: Up, up and away! Take in the beautiful sights of Portsmouth and the surrounding areas on this 20 minute helicopter tour along the coast. Hop aboard a four-seater Robinson R44 helicopter and depart from Solent Airport, before embarking on a scenic tour from the air. Take in the views down below and keep eyes peeled for famous sights, such as the historic Portsmouth Dockyard, the Spinnaker Tower and Portsmouth city centre. The coastline and countryside are also highlights of the trip, including a massive natural harbour and a patchwork blanket of fields. What better way to sight see than from the sky? Availability: A minimum of one weekend date per month throughout the year. Weather: Helicopter flying is weather dependent. In the event of a cancellation, reschedule the flight directly with the venue. Duration: The time spent in the helicopter is around 20 minutes from engines-on to engines-off. This includes warm-up, take-off and landing. Numbers On Day: This voucher is for one person. Flights are shared with a maximum of three other passengers. Spectators: Spectators are welcome to watch you take off and land. A pair of binoculars or a camera will come in handy. There is a cafe on site for refreshments. Dress Code: Please bear in mind that the cockpit can get quite warm and dress accordingly. Sunglasses are recommended all year round. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 5. Under 16s must be accompanied by a participating adult. Maximum weight is 18 stone and maximum height is 6' 5''. Other Info:
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10 Minute Helicopter Buzz Flight in Hampshire
£69.00
10 Minute Helicopter Buzz Flight in Hampshire
Fareham, Hampshire:: Take to the open skies and experience helicopter flight first hand on this high-octane buzz flight in Hampshire. Taking off and landing at Solent Airport, the exciting tour takes passengers on a thrilling 10 minute ride in a four-seater Robinson R44 helicopter. Travelling over the Hampshire countryside, it's the perfect opportunity to admire the beautiful scenery from up high. Watch the world go by as the helicopter drifts over the patchwork blanket of fields and rooftops, before descending back to earth. This short but sweet buzz flight is a great way to experience helicopter flight for the very first time. Availability: Minimum one weekend date per month throughout the year. Weather: Helicopter flying is weather dependent. In the event of a cancellation, reschedule the flight directly with the venue. Duration: Expect to be at the venue for up to half an hour. The time spent in the helicopter is around ten minutes. Flights are conducted on a rotors running basis. Numbers On Day: This voucher is for one person. Flights are shared with a maximum of three other passengers. Spectators: Spectators are welcome to watch you take off and land. A pair of binoculars or a camera will come in handy. There is a cafe on site for refreshments. Dress Code: Please bear in mind that the cockpit can get quite warm and dress accordingly. Sunglasses are recommended all year round. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 5. Under 16s must be accompanied by a participating adult. Maximum weight is 18 stone and maximum height is 6' 5''. Other Info:
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30 Minute Helicopter Trial Flight in Hampshire
£220.00
30 Minute Helicopter Trial Flight in Hampshire
Fareham, Hampshire:: Enjoy a flying visit to the Hampshire airwaves with this 30 minute helicopter trial flight that sees budding pilots get a feel for the controls of a Robinson R22 helicopter and navigate their way through the open skies. Begin with a classroom briefing, which covers the effects of the helicopter controls and essential health and safety information. Then, hop into the cockpit along with a qualified instructor, for some hands-on action. Get off to a flying start, by mastering upper air handling, before focusing on low level exercises, such as how to hover. Begin with just one control at a time, then, once confident, take on multiple controls. Enjoy half an hour of flying, before descending back to Solent Airport. Time flies when you're having fun! Availability: Daily throughout the year. Excludes the Christmas and New Year period. Weather: Helicopter flying is weather dependent. In the event of a cancellation, reschedule the flight directly with the venue. Duration: Expect to be at the venue for up to an hour, including a classroom briefing and around 30 minutes in the helicopter, from engines-on to engines-off. This includes warm-up, take-off and landing. Numbers On Day: Briefings may be shared. The flight is held one a one-to-one basis with the instructor. Spectators: Spectators are welcome to watch you take off and land. A pair of binoculars or a camera will come in handy. There is a cafe on site for refreshments. Disabled access is available for spectators. Dress Code: Please bear in mind that the cockpit can get quite warm and dress accordingly. Sunglasses are recommended all year round. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 14. Under 18's must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Maximum weight is 14 stone. Unfortunately, this is not suitable for disabled participants. Other Info: Flying time can count towards a Private Pilot's Licence. To qualify for a PPL you need a minimum of 45 hours dual-control flying, of which at least 10 hours must be solo flying.
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60 Minute Helicopter Tour of Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight
£270.00
60 Minute Helicopter Tour of Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight
Fareham, Hampshire:: Embark on a high altitude adventure with this one hour helicopter tour of Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight. Take off from Solent Airport in a four-seater Robinson R44 helicopter and soar over the sea towards the magical isle, on a thrilling low-level flight. Glance out at the world below and take in beautiful views of Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight, as the helicopter glides its way through the open skies. Spot iconic sights throughout the tour, such as Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, the Spinnaker Tower, The Needles and the rugged Isle of Wight coastline. What better way to enjoy a flying visit to the Isle of Wight, than by air? Availability: Minimum of one weekend date per month throughout the year. Weather: Helicopter flying is weather dependent. In the event of a cancellation, reschedule the flight directly with the venue. Duration: The time spent in the helicopter is around 60 minutes from engines-on to engines-off. This includes warm-up, take-off and landing. Numbers On Day: This voucher is for one person. Flights are shared with a maximum of three other passengers. Spectators: Spectators are welcome to watch you take off and land. A pair of binoculars or a camera will come in handy. There is a cafe on site for refreshments. Dress Code: Please bear in mind that the cockpit can get quite warm and dress accordingly. Sunglasses are recommended all year round. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 5. Under 16s must be accompanied by a participating adult. Maximum weight is 18 stone and maximum height is 6' 5''. Other Info:
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30 Minute Helicopter Trial Flight in Surrey
£220.00
30 Minute Helicopter Trial Flight in Surrey
Camberley, Surrey:: Get that adrenaline pumping with this sensational 30 minute helicopter trial flight in Surrey. Start off with a classroom briefing, which covers how each of the helicopter controls work, in addition to essential health and safety information. Then, once prepared, hop into the cockpit of an R22 helicopter with an experienced instructor and get the lesson off to a flying start. Master upper air handling, before focusing on low-level exercises, such as hovering. Begin by taking charge of a single control at one time, then gradually take on multiple controls and pilot the helicopter through the open skies. Enjoy half an hour of flying, before navigating back to Blackbushe Airport. What a rush! Availability: Daily throughout the year. Excludes the Christmas and New Year period. Weather: Helicopter flying is weather dependent. In the event of a cancellation, reschedule the flight directly with the venue. Duration: Expect to be at the venue for up to an hour, including a classroom briefing and around 30 minutes in the helicopter, from engines-on to engines-off. This includes warm-up, take-off and landing. Numbers On Day: Briefings may be shared. The flight is held one a one-to-one basis with the instructor. Spectators: Spectators are welcome to watch you take off and land. A pair of binoculars or a camera will come in handy. There is a cafe on site for refreshments. Dress Code: Please bear in mind that the cockpit can get quite warm and dress accordingly. Sunglasses are recommended all year round. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 14. Under 18's must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Maximum weight is 14 stone. Other Info: Flying time can count towards a Private Pilot's Licence. To qualify for a PPL you need a minimum of 45 hours dual-control flying, of which at least 10 hours must be solo flying.
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50% off Thames River Cruise and Meal at Marco Pierre White City for Two
£67.00
50% off Thames River Cruise and Meal at Marco Pierre White City for Two
Bishopsgate, London:: Enjoy a day of culture and good food in the Big Smoke, with a Thames river cruise and meal at the acclaimed Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Co. City. Equipped with unlimited tickets for the City Cruisers, hop on and off the boats throughout the day, to explore the city by water and by foot. Take in views of iconic landmarks, such as the London Eye, Houses of Parliament, Tate Modern and Tower Bridge and enjoy interesting on-board commentary along the way. Feeling peckish? Tuck into an exquisite meal at Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Co. in the heart of the City of London. Choose three courses from a mouth-watering set menu of classic British cuisine, including the finest quality steaks, fish and roast meats, and vegetarian options on request. Availability: The river cruise and restaurant is available daily (both subject to availability), excluding Xmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day and Valentine's Day. Reservations for Friday and Saturday night can only be made 48 hours in advance and there is a 48 hour cancellation policy. Weather: Duration: Lunch is served 12pm-3pm Mon-Thurs and 12pm-5.15pm Fri-Sun. Dinner is served from 5.30pm-10.30pm Mon-Sat and to 10pm on Sunday. Expect to be at the restaurant up to two hours. Boats run daily from approximately 10am - 6pm and the ticket is valid all day. Numbers On Day: The river cruiser carries a maximum of 250 passengers and the restaurant sits up to 100 diners. Spectators: Dress Code: Smart casual wear is requested in the restaurant please. Guidelines: Restrictions: Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult on the boat and under 5s go free. The restaurant welcomes guests who are 18 or over. The restaurant and most of the boats can accommodate wheelchair users, please check at point of booking. Other Info: A refreshment service is available onboard the boat. Please note: drinks and side orders are not included, but can be purchased on the day and a discretionary service charge of 12.5 per cent is added to the bill.
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50% off Horse Racing Day at Hereford Racecourse for Two
£36.00
50% off Horse Racing Day at Hereford Racecourse for Two
Hereford, Herefordshire:: Fancy a flutter? Well, get those glad rags on and prepare for a fantastic day at the races! Nothing beats the thrill of watching these magnificent animals race around the impressive mile and a half circuit. Enjoy the pre-race excitement, where bets are eagerly placed, and the crowd's anxious stillness before the stalls fly open. Then, loudly cheer on the bookies favourite as they tear magnificently around the track. It's a heady atmosphere that's hard to find anywhere else. The day includes premier enclosure or equivalent tickets (depending on the venue), an official programme, a refreshing welcome drink on arrival (choose beer, wine or a soft drink) and car parking for one vehicle. Availability: At least one date per month throughout the year, subject to availability. Weather: Racing may be cancelled in the event of bad weather. Please call the racecourse if in any doubt. Duration: Gates open two hours before the first race. The experience lasts for six to seven hours. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Please dress smartly. Jeans, shorts or trainers are not permitted. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 or over are welcome. Other Info: Expect an email from the venue to confirm receipt of the booking with an estimated date of delivery of tickets (normally posted approximately two weeks prior to the race meeting) and a contact number. Once booked this experience cannot be cancelled.
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Indoor Karting for Two in Glasgow
£90.00
Indoor Karting for Two in Glasgow
Clydebank, Strathclyde:: Ideal for Formula 1 enthusiasts; why not book a thrilling go karting driving day for two in Glasgow? Ever sat in front of the TV and wondered what it would be like to challenge friends and family to burning rubber and going wheel-to-wheel? Many of the recent Formula 1 world champions such as Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button previously made their names in the driving world with karting success, and now you too can follow in their hallowed footsteps. Start with a briefing and don the kit provided before perfecting driving technique with a host of practise laps before the real action begins. Compete in race heats and finals on the 500 metre indoor circuit. The top three drivers receive trophies on the podium! Availability: Saturdays only. The venue is closed on Sundays and over the Christmas and New Year period.- Weather: This is an indoor track which isn't affected by the weather. Duration: The session lasts between 90 and 180 minutes, including around 30 - 40 minutes driving time. Numbers On Day: The number of competitors can vary from 20 to 40. Spectators: Spectators are welcome. The venue has a cafe, viewing terrace for spectators and a games room. Dress Code: Wear flat shoes or trainers. A race suit and helmet are provided. Guidelines: Scotkart is located on John Knox Street in the West End of Glasgow. It is easily located from the A814, the nearest railway station is Yoker. Restrictions: Minimum age is 16. Minimum height is 5'. Other Info: Do not drink any alcohol for at least five hours prior to the experience or you won't be permitted to drive.
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30% off Chocolate Treasure Hunt for Two in London
£49.00
30% off Chocolate Treasure Hunt for Two in London
Shoreditch, London:: Hidden in the heart of Shoreditch, the treasure lays waiting to be found by some eager chocaholics! Racing against the clock, the team must solve a series of clues, scavenge for hidden items and capture some creative snaps, in order to win a fantastic prize at the end. Kick-start the quest with a briefing, before embarking on the search through East London. As a team, formulate a plan of action and work together to solve each of the challenging clues standing in the way of the treasure. Each group is provided with bags of chocolate coins to use as a bribe when scavenging and bonus points will be presented for each requested item that is found. Points are also awarded for taking some great photos along the way, so get snap happy! Good luck! Availability: Chocolate treasure hunts run on weekends throughout the year (subject to availability). Weather: The experience goes ahead, not matter the weather. Please bring an umbrella if necessary. Duration: The experience will last between two and a half hours and three hours. The tour starts at 1pm. Numbers On Day: Up to 15 chocolate lovers take part in each chocolate treasure hunt. Spectators: The experience is exclusively for paying participants and therefore spectators cannot be accommodated. Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 16. Please note, we cannot guarantee this experience is suitable for nut allergy sufferers, as the equipment may have come into contact with nuts. Other Info:
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Indoor Karting in Glasgow
£45.00
Indoor Karting in Glasgow
Clydebank, Strathclyde:: Fast-paced race days are available for all of us thanks to fantastic go karting days in Glasgow. Climb aboard a zippy 200cc kart for a thrilling racing experience against the rest of the day's drivers. Whatever racing ambitions are harboured, go karting is a happy medium that allows the buzz of racing in a safe environment. Tear around the specially-designed race track and have some great racing fun with other enthusiasts. After a full safety briefing, perfect the driving technique with a host of practise laps before the real action begins. Then compete in race heats and finals on the 500 metre indoor circuit. The overall winners receive fantastic extra prizes. Availability: Weekends Weather: This is an indoor track which isn't affected by the weather. Duration: The session lasts between 90 and 180 minutes, including around 30 - 40 minutes driving time. Numbers On Day: The number of competitors can vary from 20 to 40. Spectators: Spectators are welcome. The venue has a cafe, viewing terrace for spectators and a games room. Dress Code: Wear flat shoes or trainers. A race suit and helmet are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 16. Minimum height is 5'. Other Info: Do not drink any alcohol for at least five hours prior to the experience or you won't be permitted to drive.
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35% off Indoor Karting
£26.00
35% off Indoor Karting
Gosport, Hampshire; Crawley, West Sussex; Eastleigh, Hampshire; Cardiff, South Glamorgan; Bristol, Bristol City; Edmonton, London; Worthing, West Sussex; Warrington, Cheshire; Birmingham, West Midlands; Reading, Berkshire; Leeds, West Yorkshire; Nottingham, Nottinghamshire; Mitcham, Greater London; Sheffield, South Yorkshire; Newcastle, Tyne & Wear; Harlow, Essex; Dunstable, Bedfordshire;:: Karting isn't just for kids - it's how many Grand Prix champions (including Formula 1 World Champion and the most successful British driver of all time - Lewis Hamilton) start out before moving on to fame and fast women. Novice or expert, this experience is simply loads of fun. Start with a briefing, get familiar with the karts and circuit and wake up that competitive streak. Then join the pack and go fast and furious, racing others head-to-head around a specially-designed track for 50 thrilling laps. It's the time to really put your foot down and go for it. The podium awaits the top three winners who taste glory by leaving other drivers in their wake. That's overall champion bragging rights, a trophy and some great memories to take home! Availability: Sunday to Friday throughout the year, with at least two events per month. Weather: These are indoor tracks which are not affected by the weather. Duration: The session lasts at least 90 minutes, including around 30 - 40 minutes driving time. Please arrive 40 minutes prior to the track schedule time. The increased track size at Warrington means the race here is 40 laps. Numbers On Day: The number of competitors can vary from 20 to 40. Spectators: Spectators are welcome, and there are snack bars and viewing areas at most locations. Dress Code: Wear flat shoes or trainers. A race suit and helmet are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age 16 and minimum inside leg measurement 29'' is required. Some medical conditions (e.g. pregnancy, epilepsy, fainting, neck or back injuries) may mean you can't take part. A disclaimer must be signed on the day. Other Info: Do not drink any alcohol for at least five hours prior to the experience or you won't be permitted to drive. A balaclava under the helmet must be worn whilst racing (disposable balaclavas can be purchased for 50p, reusables £3.50).
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40% off Indoor Karting for Two
£48.00
40% off Indoor Karting for Two
Eastleigh, Hampshire; Gosport, Hampshire; Cardiff, South Glamorgan; Avonmouth, Bristol City; Edmonton, London; Brighton, East Sussex; Warrington, Cheshire; Birmingham, West Midlands; Reading, Berkshire; Dunstable, Bedfordshire; Harlow, Essex; Newcastle, Tyne & Wear; Sheffield, South Yorkshire; Mitcham, Greater London; Nottingham, Nottinghamshire; Crawley, West Sussex; Leeds, West Yorkshire;:: It's a rare and heart-soaring kind of joy: easing into a go kart, teasing the pedal to hear the engine roar, then flooring it until the surroundings are but a streak of colour. Many a Grand Prix pro (such as Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton) started out with karting before going on to become Formula 1 world champions. At one of 17 superb locations, kick off with a briefing and get kitted out in the specialist gear provided. Line up at the start with your rivals before going head-to-head for an explosive 50-lap race around the specially designed track. Everyone receives printed lap-times and the top three drivers earn the glory of standing on the podium and receiving a trophy each. Novice or expert, this is high-octane driving at its zenith. Availability: Available Sunday to Friday throughout the year, with at least two events per month. Weather: These are indoor tracks which aren't affected by the weather. Duration: The session lasts at least 90 minutes, including around 30 - 40 minutes driving time. Please arrive 40 minutes prior to the track schedule time. Due to the increased size of the track at Warrington, the race at this location is 40 laps. Numbers On Day: The number of competitors can vary from 20 to 40. Spectators: Spectators are welcome, and there are snack bars and viewing areas at most locations. Dress Code: Wear flat shoes or trainers. A race suit and helmet are provided. Guidelines: You'll receive further location details when you have booked a date. Restrictions: Minimum age is 16 and a minimum inside leg measurement of 29 inches is required. Some medical conditions (e.g. pregnancy, epilepsy, fainting, neck or back injuries) may mean you can't take part. A disclaimer must be signed on the day. Other Info: Do not drink any alcohol for at least five hours prior to the experience or you won't be permitted to drive. A balaclava under the helmet must be worn whilst racing (disposable balaclavas can be purchased for 50p, reusable for £3.50).
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Family Entrance to KidZania and a Meal at Cabana, Two Adults and Two Children
£169.00
Family Entrance to KidZania and a Meal at Cabana, Two Adults and Two Children
Stratford, London:: Visit a magical indoor city where the kids rule roost and watch the little ones faces light up with excitement as they live out their future dreams! KidZania provides youngsters with the unique chance to try out more than 60 real-life role-play activities, including saving lives as a doctor, fighting crime as a police officer or even becoming a famous singer. The fun attraction blends entertainment with learning opportunities, providing them with insights into adult life, such as managing their kidZos (KidZania currency) and having a job. Kids are all provided with 50 kidZos upon arrival, which they can spend or put in a bank account. Afterwards, sit down to a tasty two-course meal and a drink at popular Brazilian street food restaurant, Cabana. Availability: Available from 1st December 2017. KidZania and Cabana are both open daily (subject to availability), excluding the Xmas and New Year period. Cabana Westfield with Kidzania is available from 12pm until 6pm. Weather: Duration: KidZania lasts approximately four hours. Expect to be at Cabana for around an hour and a half. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is four. Kids under eight must be accompanied by a paying adult (18+). Kids aged eight and over be may left unaccompanied and therfore an adult is not required to buy a ticket, however a guardian must be present at check in time. Other Info: Once booked and confirmed the package is non-refundable or transferable and cannot be amended.
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20% off Family Entrance to KidZania and Meal at Cabana, Two Adults and One Child
£99.00
20% off Family Entrance to KidZania and Meal at Cabana, Two Adults and One Child
Stratford, London:: Visit KidZania, a miniature world created for kids and ruled by kids. The unique attraction provides youngsters with the opportunity to live out their future dreams, whether it is to become a police officer or even a famous singer. Blending fun and games with learning opportunities, KidZania has over 60 role-play activities to get stuck into, including acting out real-life jobs and managing kidZos (KidZania currency), which the kids can choose to spend or put in the bank. Afterwards, make the short walk to popular Brazilian street food restaurant, Cabana. Tuck into two delicious courses, such as Spicy Malagueta Chicken Wings and a halloumi burger, accompanied with the choice of a glass of wine, beer or soft drink. Availability: Available from 1st December 2017. KidZania and Cabana are both open daily from 12pm until 6pm (subject to availability), excluding the Christmas and New Year period. Must be booked and taken by 30 June 2018. Weather: Duration: KidZania lasts approximately four hours. Expect to be at Cabana for around an hour and a half. KidZania is open 10am-4pm Monday to Thursday and 10am-7pm Friday to Sunday. Cabana is open 12pm-10pm Sunday to Thursday and 12pm-11pm Friday to Saturday. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is four. Kids under eight must be accompanied by a paying adult. Kids aged eight and over may be left unaccompanied (an adult is not required to buy a ticket however a guardian must be present at check-in time). Other Info:
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38% off Farm Animal Keeper Experience for Two
£49.00
38% off Farm Animal Keeper Experience for Two
Hailsham, East Sussex:: Don't be a chicken, get those hands dirty and discover just what it takes to be a farm animal keeper, with this interactive experience for two in East Sussex. Perfect for kids with a love of wildlife, the session sees participants shadowing a real life zoo keeper, while providing them with a helping hand with their daily tasks, such as preparing food and feeding the animals. Get the day started with a few introductions to the resident animals, including the ponies, wallabies, llamas and giant rabbits - there will be a few opportunities for the children to handle or stroke the animals along the way. Once the experience is over, enjoy access to the rest of the park's attractions, including crazy golf and an adventure playground. Availability: This experience is available daily, all year round. It takes place from 10.30am - 12.30pm. The price includes entry into the rest of Knockhatch Adventure Park for paying participants. Weather: If the weather is bad, this experience will be taken indoors. Duration: The experience lasts for approximately two hours. Numbers On Day: This voucher is valid for two people, plus up to two accompanying adults (free of charge). Spectators: A maximum of two (Adult 17+) spectators are allowed to watch free of charge. Please note only paying participants receive free entry to the rest of the park. Dress Code: You are advised to wear closed shoes, long trousers and long sleeved tops during your experience Guidelines: Restrictions: This experience is for participants aged between 8 and 15 years. All children must be accompanied by an adult (free of charge). Other Info: One hot drink is included for the accompanying adult and squash is included for each child. Please note, attractions may not be open all year, or may be running at restricted times.
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20% off Piaggio Ape and Karting Racing for Two
£198.00
20% off Piaggio Ape and Karting Racing for Two
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire:: Enjoy double the fun with this Piaggio Ape and kart racing experience in Hertfordshire. The unique Italian three-wheelers may not look like they'd offer much in the way of speed, but since being upgraded to racing spec the zippy motors can reach up to 35mph! Start off with an introduction to the Ape and the chance to fit in a few practise laps, then it's race time. With a real Le Mans start, drivers sprint across the track, before hopping into their Ape and speeding around the track to their first pit-stop, where their teammate awaits their turn to drive. After, enjoy a second whirlwind race as individuals, at the wheel of a speedy go-kart each. Points from the two races are combined to award the top three teams with a trophy to take home! Availability: Runs on weekends and weekdays, at least one date every two months throughout the year. Weather: Racing might be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions (e.g. snow, ice, heavy rain or high winds) which would make driving at speed dangerous. Duration: Lasts around two and a half hours in total, with hands on driving time of 25 minutes in the Ape and 30 minutes karting per participant. Numbers On Day: The two of you will be in your own team. Up to 10 teams of two race on the day. Spectators: Unlimited numbers of spectators can cheer you on and are welcome to make use of the cafe and clubhouse facilities on-site. Dress Code: A racing suit and helmet are provided. Wear flat shoes. Scarves cannot be worn when driving. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 16. Minimum height is 4'6'' and maximum is 6'6''. Maximum weight is 18 stone. This experience isn't suitable for anyone with a back or neck complaint or for pregnant women. Other Info: The Ape is shared between the two of you, with one driver at a time. You will each have your own kart to race for the full 30 minutes.
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High Ropes Adventure in Hertfordshire For Two
£80.00
High Ropes Adventure in Hertfordshire For Two
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire:: Get ready for this high rope adventure for two - daring duos are certain to love it! With one of the hardest courses in the UK, participants get to tackle a variety of challenging obstacles. Begin on the Monkey Trail, a low ropes course, to test balancing skills; with nine elements to overcome, including islands and tunnels, it's a great way to get some practise in. Then, once feeling brave, reach dizzying heights with the 30 foot Hawks View course! Jump over totem poles, tackle the trapeze walk or run over bridges. The adventure doesn't end here. Top the day off with the Flying Fox challenge and whizz down the 165 foot long zip wire while enjoying great views. For extreme sports fans, try the Plummet from the Summit or the Crazy Climb! Availability: Open from early February until late November. February, March and November are weekends only, April to October is seven days a week, including bank holidays. Weather: The trails may close in extremely poor weather. Please contact the venue if in doubt. Duration: Expect to be at the venue for up to two hours. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Spectators are welcome. Dress Code: Please dress appropriately in long sleeves and comfortable trousers to climb in. Sensible shoes are a must. Please make sure long hair is tied back and all jewellery is removed for safety. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged eight or over are welcome. Children between eight and ten years old must be accompanied on the course by an adult. Minimum height is 4' 6''. There is a maximum weight of 18 stone (subject to harness and helmet fit). Other Info: Car parking is available onsite at a cost of £3.50 for three hours.
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50% off Extended Westfield Thrill
£99.00
50% off Extended Westfield Thrill
Multiple Locations:: Combining classic design with aerodynamic efficiency, the Westfield Sports car is both stylish and agile. It's the ideal motor for those looking to drive a genuine two-seater pocket rocket! Following a safety briefing, an expert instructor will introduce either the Westfield Sport 2000 or Westfield Sport 1600 and explain its intricacies and controls. When ready, get kitted out before firing up the Westfield! Tear around the track for 12 adrenaline charged laps and conquer high-speed straights and tight corners. A pro will be on hand in the passenger seat to provide tips on driving techniques to strengthen confidence and ensure maximum enjoyment. Prepare to fall in love with this sensational car. Availability: Runs at least one weekend or weekday date per month at each venue between March and October. Premium slots on weekday dates incur a £10 supplement and Saturdays an extra £25. Weather: Driving might be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions (e.g. snow, ice, heavy rain or high winds) which would make driving at speed dangerous. Please call the venue if in doubt. Duration: Expect to be at the circuit for up to an hour and a half in total including 12 laps driving time. Please arrive one hour ahead of your drive time for the registration and briefing. Numbers On Day: Briefings are held in groups of up to four people. There may be other vehicles on the track. Spectators: Spectators are welcome to come and watch. Dress Code: Dress comfortably (and warmly in winter) with trousers, long sleeves and flat-soled shoes. A suit and helmet are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Min age 18 and max weight 19 stone. Min height is 5'2'', max is 6'8''. A full British or international manual driving licence is required (non-UK licence holders must also bring a passport). Medical conditions must be disclosed. Other Info: Credit card details are taken on the day but no money is claimed unless there is damage to the car. When booking expect to be offered the choice of buying a collision damage waiver at £20 to £40 additional charge. Please note there is no obligation to purchase this optional waiver.
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20% off Piaggio Ape and Karting Racing
£99.00
20% off Piaggio Ape and Karting Racing
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire:: Enjoy the thrill of a Piaggio Ape, combined with high-octane karting action on this fantastic racing experience in Hertfordshire. The zippy three-wheeled motors have been an Italian icon since 1949 and they've now been upgraded to racing spec to reach up to 35mph. Get started with an introduction to driving the Ape, then split into teams of two and enjoy a few practise laps to get a feel for the controls. Then it's race time! Like a proper Le Mans start, drivers sprint across the track, before hopping into the Ape and zooming around the circuit, pausing at the pits half way through to switch drivers. Next up is karting. Make like Lewis Hamilton and embark on a race to the finish line. Points from both races are combined to crown the winning team! Availability: Runs on weekends and weekdays, at least one date every two months throughout the year. Weather: Racing might be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions (e.g. snow, ice, heavy rain or high winds) which would make driving at speed dangerous. Duration: Lasts around two and a half hours in total, with 25 minutes in the Ape and 30 minutes karting per participant. Numbers On Day: Participants are split into teams of two and up to 10 teams race on the day. Spectators: Unlimited numbers of spectators can cheer you on and are welcome to make use of the cafe and clubhouse facilities on-site. Dress Code: A racing suit and helmet are provided. Wear flat shoes. Scarves cannot be worn when driving. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 16. Minimum height is 4'6'' and maximum is 6'6''. Maximum weight is 18 stone. This experience isn't suitable for anyone with a back or neck complaint or for pregnant women. Other Info: The Ape is shared between two participants, with one driver at a time. Participants have their own kart to race for the full 30 minutes.
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38% off Meet the Meerkats Experience for Two
£49.00
38% off Meet the Meerkats Experience for Two
Hailsham, East Sussex:: Take a walk on the wild side with this marvellous meerkat experience for two in East Sussex. Offering participants the rare opportunity to get up close and personal with the adorable and inquisitive little mammals, guests gain a true insight into the dynamics and complexity of family life among the species. Meet resident meerkats Tandia and Tyrian, along with the rest of their mob and discover their unique and endearing personalities. Participants also gain free access to the rest of the park's attractions as part of the experience, leaving them free to explore the other enclosures and activities taking place around the site, such as a boating lake, crazy golf and a soft play area. Go on, get stuck in! Availability: This experience is available from Monday - Friday. The price includes entry into the rest of Knockhatch Adventure Park for paying participants. Weather: This experience will go ahead regardless of the weather. Duration: Expect to be at the venue for up to an hour, including 30 minutes for the actual experience. Participants have access to the park all day. Opening hours are 10am - 5.30pm. Numbers On Day: Spectators: A maximum of two (Adult 17+) spectators are allowed to watch free of charge. Please note that only paying participants receive free entry to the park. Dress Code: You are advised to wear closed shoes, long trousers and long sleeved tops during your experience Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests over the age of 8 are welcome. Under 16's must be accompanied by a paying adult. Other Info: One hot drink is included for the accompanying adult and squash is included for each child. Please note, attractions may not be open all year round, or may be running at restricted times.
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50% off Westfield Thrill
£75.00
50% off Westfield Thrill
Multiple Locations:: Combining classic design with aerodynamic efficiency, the Westfield Sportscar is both aesthetically pleasing and capable of great speeds. With its incredible handling, it's the perfect car for those looking to unleash their wild side! After a thorough safety briefing, be introduced to the Westfield Sport 2000 or Westfield Sport 1600. Once kitted out in authentic racing gear, it's time to push the pedal to the metal! An expert instructor is on hand at all times to provide tips on driving techniques and handy advice to bolster confidence and ensure maximum enjoyment. Tear around the track for an exhilarating six laps and conquer high-speed straights and corners. Availability: Runs at least one weekend or weekday date per month at each venue between March and October. Premium slots on weekday dates incur a £10 supplement and Saturdays an extra £25. Weather: Driving might be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions (e.g. snow, ice, heavy rain or high winds) which would make driving at speed dangerous. Please call the venue if in doubt. Duration: Expect to be at the circuit for up to an hour in total, including six laps of driving. Please arrive one hour ahead of your drive time for the registration and briefing. Numbers On Day: Briefings are held in groups of up to four people. There may be other vehicles on the track. Spectators: Spectators are welcome to come and watch. Dress Code: Dress comfortably (and warmly in winter) with trousers, long sleeves and flat-soled shoes. A suit and helmet are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Min age 18 and max weight 19 stone. Min height is 5'2'', max is 6'8''. A full British or international manual driving licence is required (non-UK licence holders must also bring a passport). Medical conditions must be disclosed. Other Info: Credit card details are taken on the day but no money is claimed unless there is damage to the car. When booking expect to be offered the choice of buying a collision damage waiver at £20 to £40 additional charge. Please note there is no obligation to purchase this optional waiver.
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Weekend Cheetah Encounter at The Big Cat Sanctuary
£349.00
Weekend Cheetah Encounter at The Big Cat Sanctuary
Ashford, Kent:: Attention animal lovers! This amazing encounter at the Big Cat Sanctuary in Kent is the perfect opportunity to get up close with majestic cheetahs. Enjoy a hot drink upon arrival, before being greeted by a keeper, who delivers a short briefing about what the experience entails. Once everyone is up to speed, embark on a 20 minute tour of the sanctuary, meeting the 50 resident big cats and learning everything there is to know about the unique qualities of each species. Then, enjoy the exhilarating highlight of this experience, as the keeper invites the group into the cheetah house, where they have the opportunity to observe the cheetah training and feed the cheetahs by hand - amazing! Finish off with a relaxing buffet lunch at Heritage Lodge. Availability: This experience runs on Sundays (subject to availability). This excludes the Christmas and New Year period. Weather: Duration: The experience takes place from 11.30am - 13pm, including a tour of the sanctuary, training with the cheetahs and lunch. Numbers On Day: Enjoy the experience in a group of up to three participants. Spectators: Up to two guests are able to join you for the tour, Tea and observe the training feeding the Cheetahs within the enclosure. Dress Code: Please do not wear open toed shoes and avoid wearing loose jewellery and scarves. Casual clothing is also recommended. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests over 18 are welcome. Other Info:
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30 Minute Static Cessna Simulator Flight in Bristol
£70.00
30 Minute Static Cessna Simulator Flight in Bristol
Bristol, Bristol City:: Discover the inimitable thrill of piloting a plane...without leaving the ground. A professional flight simulator allows budding flyers to experience an impressively realistic trial flight in a Cessna light aircraft. The vessel remains static but a high-tech display creates the illusion of a voyage beyond the clouds. Meet a pro flight instructor at bustling Bristol airport for a briefing. Be seated in the cockpit before the fully functional levers, gauges and dials. With the guidance of a licenced instructor, perform all necessary pre-flight checks before scaling the 'runway' for take-off. Learn to keep the plane level and at optimum altitude while soaring high above the Bristol landscape. Aviation fans will adore this singularly vivid activity. Availability: Daily throughout the year excluding Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. Weather: Duration: Lasts 45 minutes, including 30 minutes' flight time in the simulator. Numbers On Day: This experience is held on a one-to-one basis with the instructor. Spectators: There is insufficient space in the simulator room for spectators but there is a cafe on site where friends or family can wait. Dress Code: Dress sensibly in comfortable clothes and flat-soled shoes. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 14. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. The maximum height is 6'4'' and the maximum weight is 18 stone. Please note that there are no disability provisions. Other Info:
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Weekday Cheetah Encounter at The Big Cat Sanctuary
£299.00
Weekday Cheetah Encounter at The Big Cat Sanctuary
Ashford, Kent:: Wild for big cats? Grasp the opportunity to meet with the resident cheetahs at the Big Cat Sanctuary, with this exciting animal encounter. On arrival at the sanctuary, enjoy a complimentary hot drink, while the team introduce themselves and perform a quick briefing about what the experience entails. Get it off to a roaring start with a 20 minute tour of the sanctuary, meeting the 50 big cats that reside there and learn all about the different species' unique qualities. Then enjoy the exhilarating highlight of this experience by joining one of the experienced keepers inside the cheetah house to learn and watch how these majestic cats are trained by the professionals. And then feed them by hand! Finish off with a buffet lunch in Heritage Lodge. Availability: This experience runs on Tuesdays and Wednesdays (subject to availability). This excludes the Christmas and New Year period. Weather: Duration: The experience takes place from 11.30am - 13pm, including a tour of the sanctuary, training with the cheetahs and lunch. Numbers On Day: Enjoy the experience in a group of up to three participants. Spectators: Up to two guests can join you for the tour, tea and observe the training and feeding the cheetahs within the enclosure. Dress Code: Please do not wear open-toed shoes and avoid wearing loose jewellery and scarves. Casual clothing is also recommended. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests over 18 are welcome. Other Info:
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30 Minute Motion Cessna Simulator Flight in Bristol
£97.00
30 Minute Motion Cessna Simulator Flight in Bristol
Bristol, Bristol City:: Strap in for a fully immersive motion simulator experience that recreates the feeling of piloting a light aircraft. Head to busy Bristol Airport for a warm welcome and briefing courtesy of a qualified flying instructor. Then enter the cockpit and take a seat to get acquainted with the fully functional knobs, gauges and levers. After pre-flight checks, it's time to take the controls for take-off. Relish the realistic movement provided by the powerful hydraulics. With a licensed pilot at hand, learn how to perform challenging manoeuvres and how to level at the optimum altitude. Relish 30 minutes of awesome flight time, culminating in a smooth landing. This advanced piece of tech is used by beginners and professional pilots to hone their skills. Availability: Daily throughout the year excluding Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. Weather: Duration: Lasts 45 minutes, including 30 minutes' flight time in the simulator. Numbers On Day: This experience is held on a one-to-one basis with the instructor. Spectators: There is insufficient space in the simulator room for spectators but there is a cafe on site. Dress Code: Dress sensibly in comfortable clothes and flat-soled shoes. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 14. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. The maximum height is 6'4'' and the maximum weight is 18 stone. Please note that there are no disability provisions. Other Info:
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Tower Bridge Exhibition and Lunch at dim t for Two
£60.00
Tower Bridge Exhibition and Lunch at dim t for Two
Tower Bridge, London:: Explore the history of one of the most iconic structures in London with two tickets for the Tower Bridge Exhibition. Witness extraordinary views across the River Thames and the capital from 42 metres up, including a stomach-turning view through the spectacular glass floor on the high-level walkways. The exhibition takes guests on a journey through the history of the bridge, including a visit to the Victorian engine room, which showcases the authentic machinery used that was once used to power the raising of Tower Bridge's 1200 bascules. Once finished, there is time for a delicious two-course lunch with a soft drink, selecting from a mouth-watering set menu of Chinese, Thai, Japanese and Malaysian dishes. Availability: Available from April 2018. dim t is available from 11am- 4pm Mon- Sun. Tower Bridge Exhibition is open daily from 10am - 6pm (last admission 5.30pm) April to Sept and from 9.30am - 5.30pm (last admission 5pm) Oct to March. Both exclude the Xmas and New Year period and are subject to availability. Weather: Duration: The experience is for approximately four hours, including time for the exhibition and lunch. The restaurant is just a five minute walk from Tower Bridge. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Under 16s need to be accompanied by a participating adult. Both venues are wheelchair accessible.Tower Bridge Exhibition is accessed via lifts. Other Info: Once booked and confirmed, the package is non-refundable or transferable and cannot be amended.
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Tea Masterclass with Afternoon Tea in Kent
£75.00
Tea Masterclass with Afternoon Tea in Kent
Sevenoaks, Kent:: Become an expert in the fragrant world of tea with this fascinating tea masterclass in Kent. Join a group of other tea lovers and hear all about the history and origins of the much-loved beverage. Sit back, as a professional takes the class on a journey through the tea leaf's past, from the role it played in 17th Century British society to modern day trends. Moving on, learn about the processes involved in making tea, before tasting a number of different leafs, herbs and blends from a collection stored in the 'Blendatorium'. Next up, tuck into a scrumptious afternoon tea spread, made up of cucumber sandwiches, scones, cakes and cakes. Finish off by putting newfound skills into practise by creating a bespoke blend, with hand-picked ingredients. Availability: Classes run on Fridays throughout the year (subject to availability). Please book in advance to secure a suitable date. Weather: Duration: Expect to be at the venue for up to three and a half hours, including three hours for the masterclass and afternoon tea. Numbers On Day: Enjoy the masterclass in a group of up to 12 people. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: The minimum age for this experience is 13. The venue offers full disabled access. Other Info:
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15 Minute Motion Cessna Simulator Flight in Bristol
£70.00
15 Minute Motion Cessna Simulator Flight in Bristol
Bristol, Bristol City:: Aviation enthusiasts will go gaga for this fully immersive motion simulator experience which places them firmly in the shoes of a light aircraft pilot. Upon arrival at bustling Bristol Airport, be welcomed and briefed by a flying instructor. Ogle at the feat of hydraulic engineering that is the simulator, and take a seat in the cockpit before the array of fully functional levers, knobs and gauges. After performing pre-flight checks, take off for 15 glorious minutes of virtual flight featuring full, realistic movement. A fully licensed pilot advises through tricky manoeuvres and a smooth landing. Choose from various starting locations and weather conditions. This heart-soaring, challenging activity is almost as vivid as the real deal. Availability: Daily throughout the year excluding Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. Weather: Duration: Lasts around half an hour, including 15 minutes' flight time in the simulator. Numbers On Day: This experience is held on a one-to-one basis with the instructor. Spectators: There is insufficient space in the simulator room for spectators but there is a cafe on site. Dress Code: Dress sensibly in comfortable clothes and flat-soled shoes. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 14. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. The maximum height is 6'4'' and the maximum weight is 18 stone. Please note that there are no disability provisions. Other Info:
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Pamper Break for Two at The Grove, Norfolk
£249.00
Pamper Break for Two at The Grove, Norfolk
Cromer, Norfolk:: Located in North Norfolk, an area well-known for its glorious coastlines and beaches, sits The Grove. Boasting fabulous Georgian architecture, plenty of green space and a web of woodland trails leading to Cromer beach, it's the perfect seaside retreat. Relax in a superior room, complete with a bottle of prosecco, before taking advantage of the hotel's superb facilities. Take a dip in the heated indoor pool, challenge your partner to a game of table tennis or delight over the native wildlife with a walk through the gardens. After exploring, enjoy a 30 minute massage each (must be booked consecutively). To top it off, savour a mouth-watering three-course meal from the a la carte menu in the award-winning restaurant. Breakfast is also included. Availability: Guests can arrive any day apart from Saturdays. Excluding summer holidays, as well as the Christmas and New Year period. Weather: Duration: Stay for one night. Check in at 2pm and check out by 10.30am. The massages last 30 minutes per person. Treatments are available to book 10am - 5pm Friday to Wednesday or 1pm - 7pm on Thursdays. Dinner is served between 6pm - 9pm. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 or over are welcome. Other Info: Please note for an additional supplement of £5 per person tuck into a half lobster at dinner and for £10 per person enjoy a whole lobster.
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Tea Masterclass with Afternoon Tea for Two in Kent
£150.00
Tea Masterclass with Afternoon Tea for Two in Kent
Sevenoaks, Kent:: Delve into the history and processes behind the flavoursome world of tea and learn all there is to know about Britain's favourite beverage. Join a group of other tea lovers and sit back as an expert takes the class on a journey through tea's past, before sharing fascinating facts about how tea is made. Moving on, taste a number of different leafs, herbs and blends of tea, from the vast collection in the 'Blendatorium'. Once clued up, enjoy a mouth-watering afternoon tea, made up of an array of sweet and savoury treats, such as cucumber sandwiches, scones and cakes. Finish off by putting those newfound tea skills to the test and creating a bespoke blend, made up of personally handpicked ingredients. Delicious! Availability: Classes run on Fridays throughout the year (subject to availability). Please book in advance to secure a suitable date. Weather: Duration: Expect to be at the venue for up to three and a half hours, including three hours for the masterclass and afternoon tea. Numbers On Day: Enjoy the masterclass in a group of up to 12 people. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: The minimum age for this experience is 13. The venue offers full disabled access. Other Info:
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Sparkling Afternoon Tea at The Vermont Hotel in Newcastle for Two
£50.00
Sparkling Afternoon Tea at The Vermont Hotel in Newcastle for Two
Newcastle, Tyne & Wear:: Combining scones and splendour, this sparkling afternoon tea at The Vermont Hotel in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne offers guests a taste of the high-life. Boasting handsome neo-classical architecture and elegant interiors, complete with plush velvet chairs and pillars, it's the perfect backdrop to an afternoon spent indulging. Head to the hotel lounge and tuck into an exquisite spread including all the nation's favourites; savour delicate finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones with cream and a selection of dainty cakes. As well as this, enjoy a delightful pot of tea or coffee and a glass of prosecco. Once satiated, why not explore the vibrant local areas? See landmarks including Castle Keep and Moot Hall or enjoy some shopping in the bustling city centre. Availability: Served daily (excluding some public bank holidays - please check with the venue beforehand). Weather: Duration: Expect to be at the venue for one and a half hours. Afternoon tea is served between 1pm and 5pm. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 or over are welcome. Other Info: For those with specific dietary requirements, please provide details at the time of booking.
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Tank Driving Taster in Leicestershire
£70.00
Tank Driving Taster in Leicestershire
Husbands Bosworth, Leicestershire:: Never felt the raw, brutal power of driving a tank? Don't let this opportunity roll by. Learn to commandeer one of these iconic behemoths on land which was used as a WWII bombing range by the RAF. Upon arrival, change into the provided uniform and helmet. Once dressed for the part, meet the instructor and crew, before being taken to a mighty turreted FV432 tank. Tune in to a briefing, then climb inside and take the controls; it's time to go on a rampage through the Leicestershire countryside. Have a go at driving with the hatch open, then try using the periscope instead, as would have been used under battle conditions. When the instructor takes over the driving, get comfy in the turret and relish the ride. Availability: Sundays and selected Wednesdays between April - October. Weather: To confirm the experience is definitely going ahead, please call Armourgeddon on the morning of the booked date. Duration: Expect to spend one hour at the venue with 15 minutes of tank driving. Numbers On Day: Spectators: An unlimited number of spectators are welcome for £6 each, which includes entry to the museum. A maximum of two passengers are allowed in the tank for a fee of £20 per person (minimum age eight), payable on the day. Dress Code: Please wear comfortable casual clothing and sensible footwear as conditions can be muddy. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 16. Maximum height is 6'4''. Maximum weight 22 stone. Participants need to be reasonably fit to take part. No driving experience is necessary. For the purposes of safety, no dogs are allowed within the grounds. Other Info:
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60 Minute Static Cessna Simulator Flight in Bristol
£97.00
60 Minute Static Cessna Simulator Flight in Bristol
Bristol, Bristol City:: Aviation enthusiasts: seize the day with a professional flight simulator experience and take in the Bristol landscape thanks to incredibly realistic projections. Upon arrival at Bristol airport, meet a professional flight instructor and hear a briefing before beginning the trial flight in a Cessna light aircraft. Climb into the cockpit, which features fully functional dials, levers and gauges. With a licenced instructor close at hand to offer guidance, perform those all-important pre-flight checks and head down the 'runway' for take-off. Aim to keep the plane level and maintain optimum altitude - no easy feat. This aerial outing is static but feels like a real flight thanks to the high-tech display, which is guaranteed to delight budding pilots. Availability: Daily throughout the year excluding Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. Weather: Duration: Lasts 75 minutes, including one hour of flight time in the simulator. Numbers On Day: This experience is held on a one-to-one basis with the instructor. Spectators: There is insufficient space in the simulator room for spectators but there is a cafe on site where friends and family can wait. Dress Code: Dress sensibly in comfortable clothes and flat-soled shoes. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 14. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. The maximum height is 6'4'' and the maximum weight is 18 stone. Please note that there are no disability provisions. Other Info:
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Bermondsey Beer Mile Tasting for Two
£60.00
Bermondsey Beer Mile Tasting for Two
Bermondsey, London:: There was a time when Bermondsey led the way in the production of Porter and export of Russian Stout. That came to an abrupt end in the late 1970s with the growing popularity of continental lager. Thankfully, the breweries are back with a vengeance, and Bermondsey Beer Mile is a shining showcase for London's love of craft beer. Learn about its history with this tour and tasting. Stop at three or more microbreweries and sample a drink in each. They could include Brew by Numbers, UBREW, Spartan and Fourpure, Bottler Shop and Partizan Brewery. The savvy guide leads the tasting and imparts titbits of beery wisdom. Discover a new favourite beer, explore some inviting taprooms and pubs, and come away with a reinforced appreciation for the amber nectar. Availability: Thursday and Friday evenings, Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Weather: It's a good idea to bring an umbrella. Duration: Lasts around two hours. Numbers On Day: A maximum of 16 beer enthusiasts take part. Spectators: Dress Code: Please dress for the weather. Guidelines: Restrictions: Alcohol is part of this experience so the minimum age is 18. The walk is a three-mile long flat route, accessible by wheelchair. Other Info:
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17% Off Tank Paintball Battle in Leicestershire
£99.00
17% Off Tank Paintball Battle in Leicestershire
Husbands Bosworth, Leicestershire:: Go hard or go home: this badass tank paintballing experience in Leicestershire takes no prisoners. This heightened version of regular paintball combines target practice, the thrill of combat and the chance to commandeer a colossal turreted FV432 tank. Start the day with a comprehensive safety briefing and meet the crew. Put on the specialist combat uniform and steel yourself for battle. Placed within a team of three, take turns driving the mighty tank, up top as well as through a periscope. Then it's time for target practice, using the 40mm cannon. The finale is an all-out battle against the enemy team. Decide who's driver, loader and shooter and use teamwork to negotiate the tank through the war zone whilst firing out paintballs. Go for victory! Availability: Selected Wednesdays between April - October, subject to availability. Weather: To confirm the experience is definitely going ahead, please call Armourgeddon on the morning of the booked date. Duration: Spend two to three hours at the venue. Sessions begin every two hours throughout the day from 10am - 4pm. Please note there is no 4pm slot in October due to shorter daylight hours. Numbers On Day: Be placed in a team of three. Spectators: An unlimited number of spectators are welcome for £6 each, which includes entry to the museum. A maximum of two passengers are allowed in the tank for a fee of £20 per person (minimum age eight), payable on the day. Dress Code: Comfortable casual clothing and sensible footwear are necessary as conditions can be muddy. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 16. Maximum height is 6'4''. Maximum weight 22 stone. Participants need to be reasonably fit and agile to take part. No driving experience is necessary. For the purposes of safety, no dogs are allowed within the grounds. Other Info:
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