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Champneys Express Manicure and Pedicure
£50.00
Champneys Express Manicure and Pedicure
Enfield, London; Guildford, Surrey; Chichester, West Sussex; St. Albans, Hertfordshire; Tunbridge Wells, Kent;:: Indulge in a spot of pampering at a luxurious Champneys venue. Enjoy a mini treatment to transform hands and nails, which includes nail shaping, cuticle tidying and application of a nourishing hand treatment, completed with a choice of nail polish or buffing. Then pamper the opposite end of your body with a mini foot treatment designed to transform often neglected toes into well pampered feet. This treatment includes toenail shaping, cuticle tidying, and application of professional foot care products, followed by a choice of nail polish or buffing. Leave ready to show off all those beautifully pampered digits. Complimentary herbal teas and water are available throughout the experience. Availability: Weekdays throughout the year, excluding bank holidays and the Christmas period. Saturdays and Sundays can be booked for a supplement of five pounds, payable direct to Champneys. Weather: Duration: Each treatment will last for 25 minutes. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 14. Both men and women are welcome. Other Info: To book any additional treatments please write to the spa direct at least two weeks in advance.
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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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Hiver Beer and Honey Tasting for Two
£36.00
Hiver Beer and Honey Tasting for Two
Bermondsey, London:: Perfect for two craft beer aficionados, this unique honey beer tasting experience at the Hiver Beers Taproom is guaranteed to leave guests feeling like the bee's knees. Originally inspired by the urban beekeepers of the capital, Hiver beers are leaders in the honey beer market. Unlike some varieties of honey beer, honey is not merely an additive, it is used as a core ingredient and the sugar is fermented out so that only the flavour remains. Begin the session with a lesson in honey beer, where the group delves into the history of the beer and how it is made. Moving on, sample three tasty beers and the raw honey used in each one. Finish off by building a special bug hotel and go home with some seeds to plant for the bees. Availability: Tasting experiences run most weekends throughout the year, subject to availability. Weather: Duration: The tasting experiences run from noon and last one hour. Numbers On Day: Join a group of up to 12 beer enthusiasts. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests over 18 are welcome. Hiver beers contain gluten and therefore may not be suitable for coeliacs. Other Info:
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Weekday Jetlev Solo Flight in Bedfordshire
£150.00
Weekday Jetlev Solo Flight in Bedfordshire
Wyboston, Bedfordshire:: It's the closest we mortals can get to the flight of superheroes: jetlev flying uses jets of water to propel riders into the air, achieving astonishing levitation while reaching thrilling speeds. Begin by kitting out in a jet pilot wetsuit and receiving a briefing and flight training from an RYA qualified expert instructor. Don the water jetpack (the only UK model that's CE approved) and take to the water to put theory into practice. Spend 20 glorious minutes experiencing weightlessness while soaring above the lake. The power is controlled remotely by the instructor, but takeoff, turning and landing is all in the hands of the flyer. Relish the speed, power and sheer joy of shooting through the air via water jetpack. Availability: Weekdays only, April to November. Weather: Unsafe weather conditions (including lack of water depth or strong wind) prevent the experience from running and are determined by the instructor on the day. Duration: Lasts for around one hour, including 20 minutes of solo jetlev flying time. Numbers On Day: The session is held in groups of three with the instructor. Spectators: Guests are welcome to stay and watch other activities taking place. The venue has a club with seating and refreshments available (with bbq's sometimes in good weather). Dress Code: A jet pilot wetsuit is provided, along with a buoyancy aid. There are shower and changing facilities available. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 18. Maximum weight is 23 stone. Good health, vision and ability to swim face down in the water are essential. Pregnant women and anyone with a history of a heart condition or a fear of heights should not fly. Other Info:
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Ultimate Brighton and London Helicopter Sightseeing Flight
£300.00
Ultimate Brighton and London Helicopter Sightseeing Flight
Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex:: Take to the sky and witness panoramic views of Brighton, London and beyond. Leaving from Brighton City Airport, hop aboard a comfortable Airbus AS350 helicopter for an exhilarating hour in the air. Set off towards the Big Smoke and keep an eye open for iconic London landmarks, such as Battersea Power Station, Buckingham Palace, The Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, The Shard, Canary Wharf, The Globe Theatre and much more. On the way back towards Brighton, soar over Kent and spot the legendary Brands Hatch Motor Racing Circuit and the beautiful patchwork of fields below. Finish off by enjoying the best sights of the south coast, including Seaford, Newhaven, Brighton Marina and Pier, and the contemporary i360 tower on Brighton seafront. Availability: Bookings are available all year round, except over Christmas and New Year (subject to availability). Flights don't operate on Tuesdays or Thursdays. Weather: Helicopter flights may be cancelled in the event of bad weather. Please call before setting off if in any doubt. Duration: Expect the experience to last up to two hours, including around one hour of flight time and a safety briefing. Numbers On Day: This voucher is valid for one person. Flights will be shared with up to four other passengers, plus the pilot. Spectators: There is a cafe on site from which spectators can watch take-off and landing. The cafe has disability facilities. Dress Code: Please wear comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled footwear. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is four (under 16s must be accompanied by a participating adult). Maximum weight is 17 stone. Passengers must be able to get in and out of the helicopter unaided. Other Info:
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Up at The O2 Climb Experience for Two
£72.00
Up at The O2 Climb Experience for Two
Greenwich, London:: Witness London from a whole new perspective, by swapping solid ground for city heights. Up at the o2 provides a unique opportunity to embark on an urban mountaineering adventure across the iconic piece of architecture. Get started by kitting out in a comfy climb suit, boots and a harness, before watching a safety briefing video and meeting the friendly climb guides. Begin the ascent towards the summit of the o2, climbing a suspended walkway, equipped with a support rail and harness system. Once at the top, take a breather on the viewing platform and survey the panoramic views of Greenwich and beyond from 52 metres high. Depending on the time of day, witness the urban landscape in bright daylight, romantic sunset or glittering twilight. Availability: All day Sunday - Friday, all year round. Weather: Up at The O2 may be cancelled in extreme weather conditions (gales, lightning, heavy snow, ice). Duration: Up at The O2 lasts 90 minutes, with hours varying throughout the year. Climbers must arrive 15 minutes before climb time as latecomers cannot be admitted. Choose from the Original, Sunset and Twilight time slot. Numbers On Day: There is a maximum of 16 climbers in each group. Spectators: Dress Code: A climb suit, shoes and a safety harness for the climb are all provided. Please note that socks must be worn. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged nine and over are welcome. Min height is 3'9''; max weight is 21 stone. Max waist is 125cm; max upper thigh is 75cm. Not suitable for pregnant women. Climbers must not be under the influence of alcohol or any legal/illegal substances. Other Info: In the case of under 18s, please ensure the booking includes the relevant ratio of adults to children: 9 years is 1-1; 10-12 years is 1-2; 13-17 years is 1-4.
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40% off Quadruple Supercar Thrill in Hertfordshire
£179.00
40% off Quadruple Supercar Thrill in Hertfordshire
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire:: Feel like a celebrity in four of the world's most coveted cars with this four supercar thrill. Select four incredible vehicles from a hand picked line up including the Aston Martin V8 Vantage, Audi R8, Nissan GTR, Toyota Supra, BMW M3, Lamborghini Gallardo, Subaru Impreza STI, Mitsubishi Evolution X, the classic 1968 Bullitt Ford Mustang and more. After an introductory briefing (these cars are very fast, after all), three demo laps and a high-speed passenger ride helps familiarise drivers with the circuit, before it's time to take the wheel of each chosen super for eight laps each. Mind blowing acceleration, impeccable handling and sleek lines - the drive home will definitely seem tame by comparison! Availability: Weekdays (upgrade to a weekend date for £39). Weather: Driving may 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 any doubt. Duration: Lasts around four hours including a briefing, three passenger laps in a sports car, a high-speed passenger ride and 32 laps of driving time. Numbers On Day: Briefings are held in groups. The driving time is held on a one-to-one basis with a qualified instructor. There may be other cars on the track at the same time. Spectators: Spectators are welcome and there are cafe facilities on-site. Please note that animals are not allowed at the circuit, with the exception of guide dogs. Dress Code: Dress comfortably and wear trainers or flat-soled shoes. A helmet is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 17. Maximum age is 75. Minimum height is 5'2'', maximum is 6'7''. Maximum weight is 20 stone. To guarantee participation, a full manual driving licence must be produced on the day. Other Info: The circuit is one kilometre long. 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 Paddleboarding for Two in Bedfordshire
£55.00
20% off Paddleboarding for Two in Bedfordshire
Bedford, Bedfordshire:: Forget run of the mill aquatic activities and test the waters with a couple's paddleboarding experience instead! This increasingly popular sport is an offshoot of surfing that originated from Hawaii - amphibious adventurers are certain to love it! Begin with some expert tuition to cover the basics and learn about the sport's history; the session explains how to stand, which muscles to engage and the best paddle techniques. Afterwards, its time to explore. Venture out onto the stunning lakes and their surroundings for one blissful hour. Navigate serene waters and draw on balancing skills to stay dry! All levels are welcome and no experience is necessary. Plus, all equipment is provided, so there's no need to remember a wetsuit! Availability: Weekends and occasional weekdays from March to November. Weather: The venue may be closed in extreme weather. If in any doubt, please contact the venue. Duration: Lasts for around an hour and a half in total, including one hour of time on the water. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Spectators are welcome. The venue has a large clubhouse with a licensed bar and cafe. Guests are welcome to stay and watch other activities taking place. Dress Code: Equipment is provided including wetsuit and buoyancy aids. Please bring a towel. Guidelines: Wyboston Corporate Events Centre is adjacent to the A1 on the Bedfordshire/Cambridgeshire border near St. Neots, travelling either north or south on the A1. Exit at the sign for Cambridge and St. Neots (A428) and go around the roundabout as if going back onto the A1 southbound. Entrance is around 60 metres on the left. Restrictions: Minimum age is six. Participants are advised to have reasonable fitness and confidence in the water. Other Info:
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Five-Course Michelin-Star Tasting Menu for Two at The Latymer, Pennyhill Park
£150.00
Five-Course Michelin-Star Tasting Menu for Two at The Latymer, Pennyhill Park
Bagshot, Surrey:: Delicious, distinctive and daring - just a few of the words used to describe the exquisite menu at The Latymer, a Michelin-starred restaurant situated in the five-star Pennyhill Park hotel. Surrounded by scenic Surrey countryside and boasting attractive period features, it's a luxury haven for the country's most discerning foodies. Run by the cherished chef Matt Worswick, a culinary master who specialises in cooking with home-grown ingredients, each dish is unique and draws inspiration from the county's seasonal produce. Delight over five sensational courses, each delicately prepared and woven with intricate flavours; dishes include freshly-caught seafood, grass-fed meat, vibrant vegetables and ripe fruit. Be sure to leave room for dessert! Availability: Wednesday and Thursday evenings only (subject to availability). Weather: Duration: Expect to be at the venue for up to two hours. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Please wear smart casual attire. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 12 and over are welcome when accompanied by an adult. Other Info: A discretional 12.5 per cent service charge is added to the bill on the day. Any additional food and beverage items incur an additional charge.
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Up at The O2 Climb Experience
£36.00
Up at The O2 Climb Experience
Greenwich, London:: Swap solid ground for city heights with a spot of urban mountaineering. Up at The O2 is a chance to scale the iconic O2 Arena and look out over Greenwich and beyond from a unique perspective. Get kitted out in a comfy climb suit, boots and harness, and watch a video as part of the safety briefing. Then begin the ascent, using the special walkway to climb ever higher, and ensuring safety by attaching the harness to the support rail. The friendly climb guides are there for support every step of the way. Reach the top of The O2 and survey the surroundings from a platform suspended 52 metres above ground level. Depending on the time slot chosen, witness the landscape in bright daylight, romantic sunset or glittering twilight). Don't forget a camera! Availability: All day Sunday - Friday, all year round. Weather: Up at The O2 may be cancelled in extreme weather conditions (gales, lightning, heavy snow, ice). Duration: Up at The O2 lasts 90 minutes, with hours varying throughout the year. Climbers must arrive 15 minutes before climb time as latecomers cannot be admitted. Choose from the Original, Sunset and Twilight time slot. Numbers On Day: There is a maximum of 16 climbers in each group. Spectators: Dress Code: A climb suit, shoes and a safety harness for the climb are all provided. Please note that socks must be worn. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged nine and over are welcome. Min height is 3'9''; max weight is 21 stone. Max waist is 125cm; max upper thigh is 75cm. Not suitable for pregnant women. Climbers must not be under the influence of alcohol or any legal/illegal substances. Other Info: In the case of under 18s, please ensure the booking includes the relevant ratio of adults to children: 9 years is 1-1; 10-12 years is 1-2; 13-17 years is 1-4.
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Aquapark Blast for One in Bedfordshire
£20.00
Aquapark Blast for One in Bedfordshire
Wyboston, Bedfordshire:: Head to the picturesque Wyboston Lakes in the pretty county of Bedfordshire, for an aquatic thrill like no other - it's perfect for amphibious aficionados and adventurous families. Use balance skills and physical prowess to overcome a variety of challenging obstacles; fly on giant trampolines, soar down slides, balance across slippery beams and push upper body strength to the limits with sky-high climbing walls. There are elements to suit all abilities and no experience is required to join in the fun. The only thing that's needed is an unfaltering nerve! After channelling your inner ninja, explore the rest of the site's facilities. Refuel at the restaurant, bar or BBQ area. Availability: Seven days a week, from April to November. Weather: The park may be closed in extreme weather conditions. Please contact the venue if in doubt. Duration: The park is open between 10am and 9pm (times may vary due to light and weather). Expect to be at the venue for one hour, including changing and 50 minutes of play time. Numbers On Day: There can be up to 70 people playing on the course at one time. Spectators: Spectators are welcome. The venue has a large clubhouse with a licensed bar and cafe. Guests are welcome to stay and watch other activities taking place. Dress Code: Please wear appropriate swimwear. Wetsuits can be hired onsite for an additional £5. Guidelines: Wyboston Corporate Events Centre is adjacent to the A1 on the Bedfordshire/Cambridgeshire border near St. Neots, travelling either north or south on the A1. Exit at the sign for Cambridge and St. Neots (A428) and go around the roundabout as if going back onto the A1 southbound. Entrance is around 60 metres on the left. Restrictions: Minimum age is six and children under ten must be accompanied by a participating adult (one adult to every three children). Children under 13 can be accompanied by a non-participating adult. Other Info: All staff are RYA trained.
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Bake with a Legend Cookery Class in Manchester
£99.00
Bake with a Legend Cookery Class in Manchester
Manchester, Greater Manchester:: Uncover hidden baking skills with this amazing cookery class, led by a baking celebrity, usually a contestant from the famous television show, The Great British Bake Off. Imitate the stars by whipping up a storm in the kitchen; learn how to make sweet treats or savoury delicacies. On arrival, enjoy a refreshing tea or coffee plus a variety of snacks - it's the perfect way to stoke appetites! While indulging, watch the celebrity baker at work and learn handy tips and techniques that turn standard dishes into something truly magnificent. After absorbing this information, get into pairs and mix ingredients into exquisite treats packed with flavour. There's a light-hearted judging session at the end and guests get to eat their masterpieces. Availability: Classes take place at least once a month. Weather: Duration: Expect to be at the venue for three hours. Numbers On Day: Classes are run in groups and the maximum class size is 18 people. Baking is carried out in pairs. Spectators: Dress Code: Please wear casual clothes and comfortable shoes with flat, non-slip soles and covered toes. Aprons are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 or over are welcome. Other Info: Each class is run by either by an ex-contestant of GBBO or another celebrity baker. Names include Glenn Cosby, Howard Middleton and Ian Cumming. Please be aware that we cannot guarantee in advance which baker will be present on the day.
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Zego Thrill for Two in Bedfordshire
£130.00
Zego Thrill for Two in Bedfordshire
Bedford, Bedfordshire:: Thrill seekers are guaranteed the ultimate adrenaline rush from this zippy zego adventure! Often likened to a quad bike on water, the zego boat is designed with speed and stability in mind, featuring a low centre of gravity and catamaran style twin hulls. This design makes it an absolutely fantastic ride, enabling the craft to perform sharp spins, tight turns and mind blowing speeds. Get started with a safety briefing to learn all of the basics from an expert instructor, before setting off across the 33 acre lake for the ride of a lifetime. Fly across the water for 30 minutes of hair raising action each and experience first-hand, how exciting the zego boat is to drive. Take a personalised certificate home to remember the experience by. Availability: Runs on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from March to November. Weather: Only thunderstorms, freezing conditions or flooding prevent the experience from running. If in any doubt, please call the venue before setting off. Duration: Lasts for around one hour, including 30 minutes of Zego driving time each. Numbers On Day: This voucher is valid for two people. Share the experience with up to two others, plus a qualified instructor. Spectators: Spectators are welcome. The venue has a large clubhouse with a licensed bar and cafe. Guests are welcome to stay and watch other activities taking place. Dress Code: Dress suitably for the outdoors in closed toe shoes and clothes that can get dirty, wet or damaged. Bring a change of clothes and a towel. Guidelines: Wyboston Corporate Events Centre is adjacent to the A1 on the Bedfordshire/Cambridgeshire border near St. Neots, travelling either north or south on the A1. Exit at the sign for Cambridge and St. Neots (A428) and go around the roundabout as if going back onto the A1 southbound. Entrance is around 60 metres on the left. Restrictions: Minimum age is 7 (participants under 17 must be accompanied by a participating adult) and maximum age is 79 (to include free personal accident insurance). Maximum weight is 22 stone. Other Info:
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53% off Superhero Car Thrill
£69.00
53% off Superhero Car Thrill
Multiple Locations:: It's surely the most famous car of them all. Elevated to icon status by Adam West in the beloved classic Batman TV series, this is your chance to drive a replica of the Batmobile. Take this TV legend for a spin at a choice of four superb UK locations. Kick off with a safety briefing before hopping into the driver's seat to get ready for some serious driving action. Grab the wheel and take the striking Batmobile for six euphoric miles of the circuit while a seasoned instructor gives tips and encouragement to help you get the most out of the session. Na na na na na na na na Batman! Availability: At least one date every two months (could be any day of the week) at each venue. Please note that a £10 upgrade fee applies for weekend dates at Blyton Park, and £25 for weekend dates at Lydden Hill (payable on booking). Weather: Driving may 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 any doubt. Duration: Expect to be on-site for around one hour including a briefing and six miles driving the Superhero Car. Please arrive around 15 minutes prior to the booked start time to ensure a prompt start. Numbers On Day: Briefings are held in groups of up to 30 people. All in-car tuition is held on a one-to-one basis with a qualified instructor. There might be other vehicles on the track at the same time. Spectators: Spectators are welcome. Children must be closely supervised at all times. Food and refreshments are available at all venues. Please note that animals are not allowed at any circuit, with the exception of guide dogs. Dress Code: Dress warmly and comfortably in trousers, a long-sleeved top and flat-soled shoes. A helmet is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 17. Minimum height is 4'10''; maximum height is 6'6''. Maximum weight is 18 stone. A full manual driving licence must be shown on the day in order to participate. Other Info:
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Bake with a Legend Cookery Class in South West London
£99.00
Bake with a Legend Cookery Class in South West London
Wandsworth, London:: Develop baking skills with this superb cookery class, usually led by a contestant from the hit television show, The Great British Bake Off. Imitate the stars by whipping up a storm in the kitchen; learn how to make delicious pastries, showstopper cakes or savoury delights. On arrival, settle in with a welcome tea or coffee plus a variety of snacks - it's the perfect way to whet appetites! While feasting, watch the celebrity baker at work and learn handy tips and techniques that transform run of the mill dishes into something out of this world. After taking in this information, get into pairs and mix ingredients into mouth-watering delicacies. There's a light-hearted judging session at the end and guests get to eat their delightful creations. Availability: Classes take place at least once a month. Weather: Duration: Expect to be at the venue for three hours. Numbers On Day: Classes are run in groups and the maximum class size is 18 people. Baking is carried out in pairs. Spectators: Dress Code: Please wear casual clothes and comfortable shoes with flat, non-slip soles and covered toes. Aprons are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 or over are welcome. Other Info: Each class is run by either by an ex-contestant of GBBO or another celebrity baker. Names include Glenn Cosby, Howard Middleton and Ian Cumming. Please be aware that we cannot guarantee in advance which baker will be present on the day.
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Bake with a Legend Cookery Class
£99.00
Bake with a Legend Cookery Class
Wandsworth, London; Manchester, Greater Manchester; Hackney, London;:: Develop baking skills with a cookery class led by a celebrity baker, usually a former contestant from the hit television show, The Great British Bake Off! Hear all about their time on TV and get the inside scoop on what happens behind the camera while creating a range of dishes. From showstopper cakes to savoury delights, there's a range of classes to choose from to suit all abilities. On arrival, settle in with tea or coffee plus a variety of snacks - it's important to keep energy levels high! While indulging, watch the baker whip up a storm in the kitchen before creating your own masterpiece baked in pairs. There's a light-hearted judging at the end of the class to sample dishes before boxing them up to take home. Availability: Classes take place at least once a month across venues. Weather: Duration: Expect to be at the venue for three hours. Numbers On Day: Classes are run in groups and the maximum class size is 18 people. Baking is carried out in pairs. Spectators: Dress Code: Please wear casual clothes and comfortable shoes with flat, non-slip soles and covered toes. Aprons are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 or over are welcome. Other Info: Hosts vary and each class is run by either by an ex-contestant of GBBO or another celebrity baker. Names include Glenn Cosby, Howard Middleton and Ian Cumming. Please be aware that we cannot guarantee in advance which baker will be present on the day.
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Bake with a Legend Cookery Class in East London
£99.00
Bake with a Legend Cookery Class in East London
Hackney, London:: Brush up on baking skills with a cookery class, usually led by a contestant from the nation's favourite, The Great British Bake Off. Hear stories from the famed GBBO tent while creating a range of delectable dishes; from sweet treats to savoury delights, there's a range of skills to work on. On arrival, settle in with a tea or coffee and a variety of tasty nibbles. While indulging, watch the celebrity baker whip up a storm in the kitchen. They'll give useful tips and techniques to turn standard dishes into something truly magical. After taking in this information, get into pairs and stir, strain and shake ingredients into a show-stopping masterpiece. There's a light-hearted judging session at the end and guests eat their delicious creations. Availability: Classes take place at least once a month. Weather: Duration: Expect to be at the venue for three hours. Numbers On Day: Classes are run in groups and the maximum class size is 18 people. Baking is carried out in pairs. Spectators: Dress Code: Please wear casual clothes and comfortable shoes with flat, non-slip soles and covered toes. Aprons are provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 or over are welcome. Other Info: Each class is run by either by an ex-contestant of GBBO or another celebrity baker. Names include Glenn Cosby, Howard Middleton and Ian Cumming. Please be aware that we cannot guarantee in advance which baker will be present on the day.
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53% off AC Cobra Thrill
£69.00
53% off AC Cobra Thrill
Multiple Locations:: An iconic sports car with a wealth of power behind it, the AC Cobra is a dream to drive. But don't just go by our word. Take this classic speedster for a spin at one of four UK venues in Oxfordshire, Lincolnshire, Gloucestershire and Kent. This beloved legend, also known as the Shelby Cobra, features a powerful Ford V8 engine and has graced the silver screen myriad times. Learn how to get the most out of her with a welcome safety briefing, then slide into the driver's seat and put her through her paces for six adrenaline-fuelled miles of the circuit. A seasoned instructor is on hand to dispense tips and encouragement throughout. One roar of the engine and you'll be hooked. Availability: At least one date every two months (could be any day of the week) at each venue. Please note that a £10 upgrade fee applies for weekend dates at Blyton Park, and £25 for weekend dates at Lydden Hill (payable on booking). Weather: Driving may 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 any doubt. Duration: Expect to be on-site for around one hour including a briefing and six miles driving the AC Cobra. Please arrive around 15 minutes prior to the booked start time to ensure a prompt start. Numbers On Day: Briefings are held in groups of up to 30 people. All in-car tuition is held on a one-to-one basis with a qualified instructor. There might be other vehicles on the track at the same time. Spectators: Spectators are welcome. Children must be closely supervised at all times. Food and refreshments are available at all venues. Please note that animals are not allowed at any circuit, with the exception of guide dogs. Dress Code: Dress warmly and comfortably in trousers, a long-sleeved top and flat-soled shoes. A helmet is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 17. Minimum height is 4'10''; maximum height is 6'6''. Maximum weight is 18 stone. A full manual driving licence must be shown on the day in order to participate. Other Info:
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35% off One to One Powerboat Racing Instruction and Driving Session
£129.00
35% off One to One Powerboat Racing Instruction and Driving Session
Southampton, Hampshire:: Swap terra firma for choppy waters with a one to one powerboating session. Come away with rad new skills thanks to personal tuition and a whole hour spent on the water. The day begins with a safety briefing with some expert tips thrown in. Change into waterproofs and life jacket before being introduced to the superb Honda BF150 race boat. Powered by a Honda 150HP VTEC engine and fitted with sprung bucket seats, this racing machine offers top performance alongside comfort. Take to the water to really get to know this bad boy. The instructor covers high-speed cornering, racing lines and racing navigation. Learn gnarly tricks such as helming through waves at speed and simulate an authentic racing start. It's an adventure sure to quicken the pulse. Availability: Weekend dates from mid May to the end of September. Please book at least four weeks in advance (please be aware that bookings are taken up to a maximum of three months ahead). Weather: Powerboating is a weather-dependent activity. It's essential that you call the venue for a weather check between 5pm and 7pm on the day before your experience to check weather conditions. Duration: Expect to spend around two hours at the venue with one hour on the water. Numbers On Day: This is a one to one session. Spectators: Take out up to three passengers free of charge. Dress Code: Dress warmly and bring waterproofs and a change of clothes. Bear in mind that there is a high wind-chill factor aboard the boat. Wear non-slip shoes (e.g. trainers or deck shoes). An old pair of sunglasses/ski goggles will be useful if it is windy. Guidelines: Restrictions: There's no minimum age limit but under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. Other Info:
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Two Night Hobbit Hole Break in The Lake District
£179.00
Two Night Hobbit Hole Break in The Lake District
Penrith, Cumbria:: Retreat to the peaceful Cumbrian countryside for a unique glamping escape in a real-life hobbit hole. Bringing the Lord of the Rings tales to life, the quirky underground living space is concealed in lush landscape, because as we all know, hobbits love to blend in with their local scenery! Equipped with electric and USB points, a toilet, central heating, a picnic table, deck chairs and a soft sleeping ledge, the cosy bolthole is perfect for a couple or a family of four to enjoy a short break away from home. A sheltered patio area at the front provides the perfect spot for a BBQ, boasting magnificent views over Ullswater and the mountains beyond. Simply bring your camping gear (minus the tent) and settle in for two leisurely nights of bliss. Availability: Sunday - Thursday throughout the year, subject to availability (excluding Christmas, New Year Valentine's Day and school holidays). Weather: Duration: Stay in the hobbit hole for two nights. Check in after 1pm, and check out by 10am. Numbers On Day: The hobbit hole can happily accommodate two adults and two children. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Two guests aged 18 or over are welcome and up to two children under 18 can also stay free of charge. Dogs are welcome by prior arrangement. Other Info:
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Fforest Coaster Ride at Zip World, Wales
£20.00
Fforest Coaster Ride at Zip World, Wales
Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd:: Make a beeline for the only Alpine Coaster of its kind in UK and prepare for a thrilling woodland adventure. The Zip World Fforest Coaster is much like a traditional toboggan, the only difference being it runs on rails, so it can be experienced all year round, come rain or shine. Hop into the self-controlled carriage for three hair-raising laps of the course, beginning in the heart of the Welsh forest. Ascend 300 metres on the uplift, before letting gravity take its toll as the toboggan zooms and weaves between the trees at exhilarating speeds, reaching up to 25mph in some places. For those who'd prefer to take it easy and take in the picturesque views, the speed can be reduced with the self-controlled brake system for a more leisurely ride. Availability: Your voucher may be used year round, but please be aware that the coaster is closed Tuesday-Thursday between November and April. Weather: During wet weather conditions, it is likely to take longer to complete all three runs, due to additional spacing required between the release of carriages. Duration: Expect to be at the venue for around one hour to one and half hours at peak times. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Spectators are welcome and may bring cameras, however, please be aware that they may not see all of the action. Dress Code: Please wear comfortable, weather appropriate clothing. Guidelines: Restrictions: The minimum age to ride along is 9 and the minimum height is 4 ft 4. Unfortunately, the ride is unsuitable for pregnant ladies. Other Info: Please disclose any medical conditions at point of booking to determine suitability. An 'acknowledgement of risk' form must be completed on the day.
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Fforest Coaster Shared Ride at Zip World, Wales
£30.00
Fforest Coaster Shared Ride at Zip World, Wales
Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd:: Set in 120 acres of forest, the exciting new Fforest Coaster at Zip World spans over half a mile through the Welsh woodland. Providing the ultimate thrill for kids and adults alike, the carriage is much like a traditional toboggan, however, it runs on rails and can therefore be enjoyed no matter the weather. Hop into a self-controlled two-seater toboggan and ascend 300 metres on the uplift, towards the heart of the forest and the highest point of the course. Then its time to let gravity take its toll! Twist, turn and soar through the trees, reaching high speeds of 25mph, for three laps around the course. Each carriage is equipped with a self-controlled brake system, so the speed can be adjusted for a more leisurely ride is desired. What a thrill! Availability: Your voucher may be used year round, but please be aware that the coaster is closed Tuesday-Thursday between November and April. Weather: During wet weather conditions, it is likely to take longer to complete all three runs, due to additional spacing required between the release of carriages. Duration: Expect to be at the venue for around one hour to one and half hours at peak times. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Spectators are welcome and may bring cameras, however, please be aware that they may not see all of the action. Dress Code: Please wear comfortable, weather appropriate clothing. Guidelines: Restrictions: The ride will be shared by one rider aged between 3 and 8 years, and one rider aged over 9 years old. Unfortunately, the ride is unsuitable for pregnant ladies. Other Info: Please disclose any medical conditions at point of booking to determine suitability. An 'acknowledgement of risk' form must be completed on the day.
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One Night Hobbit Hole Break in The Lake District
£90.00
One Night Hobbit Hole Break in The Lake District
Penrith, Cumbria:: Bring the Lord of the Rings tales to life with a magical overnight stay in a hobbit hole.The large underground living spaces boast magnificent views over Ullswater and the stunning mountains beyond. The unique accommodation is energy efficient and superbly insulated for a cosy night's stay while being virtually concealed in the surrounding landscape - because hobbits like to blend in with the scenery! Each hobbit hole is equipped with central heating, soft sleep ledge, electric and USB points, a toilet, picnic table and chairs as well as a sheltered patio area that is perfect for BBQs or chilling out and enjoying the view from. Simply bring your camping gear (minus the tent) and enjoy a unique countryside escape in the peaceful Lake District. Availability: Sunday - Thursday throughout the year, subject to availability (excluding Christmas, New Year Valentine's Day and school holidays). Weather: Duration: Stay in the hobbit hole for one night. Check in after 1pm, and check out by 10am. Numbers On Day: The hobbit hole can happily accommodate two adults and two children. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Two guests aged 18 or over are welcome and up to two children under 18 can also stay free of charge. Dogs are welcome by prior arrangement. Other Info: Dogs welcome by arrangement.
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Fforest Coaster Ride for Two at Zip World, Wales
£40.00
Fforest Coaster Ride for Two at Zip World, Wales
Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd:: Dart, weave and zoom through the Welsh woodland on this hair-raising new adventure at Zip World Fforest. As the only Alpine Coaster of its kind in the UK, the unique ride was inspired by the traditional toboggan, only running on rails instead, so it can be enjoyed come rain or shine. Take a seat in one of the self-controlled toboggans and relax as the uplift carries it 300 metres to the peak of the course. Once ready, let gravity take its toll and descend 710 metres around the twists and turns of the track, brushing past the trees at speeds of up to 25mph. Each toboggan boasts a self-controlled brake system, meaning those whod rather chill out and enjoy the views can take it at more of a leisurely pace. Its the ultimate woodland thrill! Availability: Your voucher may be used year round, but please be aware that the coaster is closed Tuesday-Thursday between November and April. Weather: During wet weather conditions, it is likely to take longer to complete all three runs, due to additional spacing required between the release of carriages. Duration: Expect to be at the venue for around one hour to one and half hours at peak times. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Spectators are welcome and may bring cameras, however, please be aware that they may not see all of the action. Dress Code: Please wear comfortable, weather appropriate clothing. Guidelines: Restrictions: Riders between 3 and 8 years old must be accompanied on the same carriage by a participating adult or child aged 9+, who is over 4 ft 4 tall. Unfortunately, the ride is unsuitable for pregnant ladies. Other Info: Please disclose any medical conditions at point of booking to determine suitability. An 'acknowledgement of risk' form must be completed on the day.
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River Thames Cruise with Dinner and Jazz for Two
£130.00
River Thames Cruise with Dinner and Jazz for Two
Westminster, London:: For the perfect mix of sightseeing, dining and musical entertainment, this Thames jazz dinner cruise offers an experience that delivers. Board at Westminster Pier and enjoy a glass of bubbly before settling into your seats. Take in time-honoured London landmarks such as The London Eye, Houses of Parliament and Thames Barrier while gently cruising down the river. Tuck into a sumptuous three-course set meal and enjoy the tranquillity of the Thames while a live jazz quintet provides a melodic soundtrack to your sightseeing experience. There's even a chance to head up to the observation deck to take some souvenir snaps for the photo album - nights out in London don't get any better! Availability: Friday evenings. Weather: Cruises operate in all weather conditions. Duration: Board at Westminster Pier (boarding point two) at 7.45pm to depart at 8pm and return at 11pm. Please arrive promptly as the boat cannot wait for latecomers. Numbers On Day: A maximum of 120 people share the cruise. Spectators: Spectators are welcome to wave from the river bank. Dress Code: Smart casual wear is requested please, no jeans or trainers. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 18. City Cruises boats happily cater for vegetarians and those with a wheat allergy (please mention any special needs at the point of booking). Other Info: A cash bar is available on the evening. Smoking is permitted on outside deck only.
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British Airways i360 Flight and Brighton Pavilion Cream Tea for Two
£75.00
British Airways i360 Flight and Brighton Pavilion Cream Tea for Two
Brighton, East Sussex:: Drink in the sights of Sussex with this culture-soaked day out. Begin on a high note with a trip up the British Airways i360. Designed by the masterminds behind the London Eye, it showcases panoramic views of Brighton's seaside. Standing at 450 foot high, guests can see up to 26 miles on a clear day! What else do you expect from the world's tallest observation tower? After taking plenty of photos, return to solid ground for a mouth-watering cream tea at the Royal Brighton Pavilion. Surrounded by gardens and with plenty of space, it's the perfect location for a bite to eat. The cream tea includes freshly baked scones, thick clotted cream and an assortment of hot beverages. Availability: The British Airways i360 is open daily excluding one week in January. It's advisable to book four weeks in advance. Tea is served daily. Weather: Duration: Please allow up to one hour at The British Airways i360 in total (30 minute ride). Expect the cream tea to last two and a half hours. It's a 15 minute walk between venues. Tea is served: October to March 10.30am - 4.30pm and April to September 10am - 5pm. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: The dress code is smart casual. Guidelines: Restrictions: One participant must be an adult aged at least 18. The British Airways i360 is fully wheelchair accessible and companions or carers are entitled to free entry. Disabled parking is available at Regency Square car park. Other Info: The British Airways i360 is free for children under the age of four.
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Bluebell Railway Trip and British Airways i360 Flight with Bubbles for Two
£89.00
Bluebell Railway Trip and British Airways i360 Flight with Bubbles for Two
Brighton, East Sussex:: Intrepid explorers are sure to love this culture-drenched adventure. Travel back in time with a trip on the Bluebell Railway, one of the first preserved heritage lines in the UK. Running between East and West Sussex, the line boasts striking scenery for guests to enjoy while relaxing in a cosy period carriage. As well as this, each station en route has been designed to show different periods of the railway's life including 1960s East Grinstead and 1920s Sheffield Park. Change perspectives with an expedition up the British Airways i360. Travel 450 foot high and drink in stunning panoramic views of Brighton, up to 26 miles on a clear day, from the world's tallest observation tower. Top it off with a glass of Nyetimber each. Cheers to that! Availability: Bluebell Railway is open daily from April to the end of September and weekends only in October, November, February and March. The British Airways i360 is open daily excluding one week in January. It's advisable to book four weeks in advance. Weather: Duration: Please allow one hour and a half to two hours on the Bluebell Railway with up to one hour at The British Airways i360 (30 minute ride) and 40 minutes to drive between the venues. Please ensure you allow plenty of time for travelling between venues. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: The dress code is smart casual. Guidelines: Restrictions: One participant must be an adult aged at least 18. The British Airways i360 is fully wheelchair accessible and companions or carers are entitled to free entry. Disabled parking is available at Regency Square car park. Other Info: The British Airways i360 is free for children under the age of four.
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Zombie Blitz for Two in Wigan
£100.00
Zombie Blitz for Two in Wigan
Wigan, Lancashire:: We'd like to think we've got what it takes to tackle a zombie horde and save humanity, but when the apocalypse arrives, will your courage hold? Now's the moment to find out. A terrorist cell has let loose a biological agent that turns humans into the infectious undead. As part of a Counter Terrorist Strike Force, hunt down and eradicate this horrific army. Begin by meeting the team and listening to a briefing which will cover the use of the firearm. Head out into the ominous streets, labs, jungle, estate and armouries that make up this dystopian world. Watch out for traps and zombie ambushes, and be sure to replenish ammo from the dispensers dotted about when it's safe to do so. Use teamwork and cunning to emerge unscathed and victorious. Availability: Weekends, one session a month. Weather: Duration: Expect to spend up to three hours at the venue, with one and half hours of zombie battle. Sessions begin at 10am, 10.45am and 11.30am. Please arrive 15 minutes in advance of the start time. Numbers On Day: Maximum group size is 12. Spectators: Spectators welcome. A spectator area is available. Dress Code: Wear comfortable clothing and ankle-supporting shoes with good grip. Gloves are recommended. These can be purchased from the tuck shop on site if needed. Guidelines: Restrictions: Zombie hunters aged 16 and over are welcome. Other Info: Participants may use their own head cams if they wish, but may not bring torches or any other tools of their own. An airsoft firearm is used as part of the experience.
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Hotel Escape with Dinner for Two at Tophams Hotel
£189.00
Hotel Escape with Dinner for Two at Tophams Hotel
Victoria, London:: For overnight short break treats in the heart of the capital, this one is hard to beat. The one night stay for two people is held at a charming boutique hotel in Belgravia. The interior is described as full of timeless grandeur, with chic interiors and modern amenities. Perfect for couples ready to experience all the excitement of a night out or sightseeing in nearby London neighbourhoods such as London Victoria or the bright lights of the West End. Dine from a two-course set menu and at the end of the night, luxuriate in either a double or twin room, nice and quiet for a great night's sleep. Wake up to a delicious continental breakfast in the morning before heading back out to the capital. Availability: Bookings can be made seven days a week, excluding only New Year's Eve. Weather: Duration: Stay for one night. Check in anytime after 2pm. Check out before 11am. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 and over are welcome. Other Info:
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A Tropical Terrarium with Tool Making Masterclass in East London
£65.00
A Tropical Terrarium with Tool Making Masterclass in East London
East London, London:: Cultivate an artistically arranged tropical terrarium with this group horticultural masterclass - it's perfect for budding gardeners. During this workshop, craft the tools necessary to make a stunning bottled-garden and learn about the intricacies of creating a self-contained biosphere. Layer a glass vessel with slate, charcoal and fertile soil before digging small holes to fit the plant's roots; then finish by adding bun moss. There are plenty of ways to decorate the terrarium: plants that work particularly well include small ferns, miniature peperomias and bromeliads. Notable for being low-maintenance, there's no need to worry about the miniature gardens' longevity. They make easy to care for decorations and thoughtful gifts for loved ones. Availability: Available one Saturday each month. Weather: Duration: Expect to be at the venue for up to one and a half hours. Numbers On Day: Classes are conducted in groups of up to 15 people. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 or over are welcome. Other Info: All materials and refreshments are provided.
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Zombie Blitz in Wigan
£50.00
Zombie Blitz in Wigan
Wigan, Lancashire:: The zombie apocalypse has dawned and it's time to stand up and be counted on the side of the living. A terrorist cell has released a biological agent which turns victims into malevolent animated corpses, hell-bent on hunting down brains to devour. The mission? Eradicate these demons and prevent a zombie pandemic. Begin by meeting the team, then attend the all-important briefing and learn how to use the firearm provided. Skulk through streets, labs, jungles and armouries, all the while watching out for traps and, of course, zombie ambushes. Keep an eye out for ammo dispensers, as it is crucial to be fully armed at all times. Work within the team to tackle puzzles, missions and a special surprise. Who will emerge victorious from this nightmare? Availability: Weekends, one session a month. Weather: Duration: Expect to spend up to three hours at the venue, with one and half hours of zombie battle. Sessions begin at 10am, 10.45am and 11.30am. Please arrive 15 minutes in advance of the start time.on. Numbers On Day: Maximum group size is 12. Spectators: Spectators welcome. A spectator area is available. Dress Code: Wear comfortable clothing and ankle-supporting shoes with good grip. Gloves are recommended. These can be purchased from the tuck shop on site if needed. Guidelines: Restrictions: Zombie hunters aged 16 and over are welcome. Other Info: Participants may use their own head cams if they wish, but may not bring torches or any other tools of their own. An airsoft firearm is used as part of the experience.
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Boutique Escape with Dinner for Two at The Cranley Hotel
£219.00
Boutique Escape with Dinner for Two at The Cranley Hotel
Kensington, London:: An overnight stay at The Cranley, formerly a townhouse built in 1869, is a real treat. Now a luxury boutique hotel, the venue boasts elegant accommodation with charming period features. Located in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, there is fantastically easy access to sublime shopping stores such as Harrods and Harvey Nichols, as well as nearby museums such as VA, Natural History Museum, Science Museum and more. Enjoy a two-course set menu dinner, and next morning, a continental breakfast. The superior double room features bedding of top Irish-stitched cotton sheets and luxury toiletries in your bathroom - you may not want to leave! Availability: Bookings can be made seven days a week, excluding only Christmas and New Year's Eve. Weather: Duration: Stay for one night. Check in anytime after 2pm. Check out before 11am. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 and over are welcome Other Info:
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Boutique Escape with Dinner for Two at The Colonnade Hotel
£230.00
Boutique Escape with Dinner for Two at The Colonnade Hotel
West London, London:: Get a taste of luxury with a stay at the boutique Colonnade Hotel, situated in Little Venice. Only a short distance from the picturesque Regents Canal and a plethora of dazzling West End theatres, the venue provides the perfect base for culture vultures who want to explore the capital. Boasting sumptuous interiors and lavish antiques, the hotel combines old-school charm with modern luxury. Stay in a club double or twin room with superb amenities including Egyptian cotton sheets, hot beverages and high-end toiletries. Travelling around London is certain to stoke appetites, so dine with two courses from the a la carte menu or three courses from the daily set menu. Before heading home, refuel with a tasty continental breakfast. Availability: Available Sunday to Friday. Excludes Christmas and the New Year period. Weather: Duration: Stay for one night. Check in from 2pm and check out by 11am. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 or over are welcome. Other Info:
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A Jarrarium and Aquatic Landscape Masterclass for Two in East London
£190.00
A Jarrarium and Aquatic Landscape Masterclass for Two in East London
East London, London:: Create a stunning sunken landscape with this stimulating group masterclass for two. It's sure to give green fingers a new and exciting challenge. Learn about the art of aquascaping from a professional and build a thriving underwater ecosystem each to home a variety of pond life. Choose a jar and base, common ingredients include mud, soil or sand, then fill the container with water. Once the groundwork has been completed, it's time to get imaginative! Decorate the piece with floating plants, rocks, wood and, at a later stage, some cute invertebrates such as snails or shrimp. The arrangements are low-maintenance and provide an interesting centrepiece to minimalist rooms. Materials and refreshments are provided throughout the day. Availability: Available one Saturday each month. Weather: Duration: Expect to be at the venue for up to one and a half hours. Numbers On Day: Classes are conducted in groups of up to 15 people. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 or over are welcome. Other Info:
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Boutique Escape for Two at The Cranley Hotel
£169.00
Boutique Escape for Two at The Cranley Hotel
Kensington, London:: Come to the heart of the capital, and stay in one of the top boroughs, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. For those who veer towards luxury and indulgence, what could be better than staying at The Cranley, formerly a townhouse built in 1869, now a wonderful boutique hotel? Feel spoilt with top shopping destinations to visit such as Harrods and Harvey Nichols on the doorstep, as well as museums including The VA, Natural History Museum and Science Museum. Stay in a superior double room with bedding of luxurious Irish-stitched cotton sheets and luxury toiletries in the bathroom. Wake up to a leisurely continental breakfast next morning and chill out before checking out. Availability: Bookings can be made seven days a week, excluding only Christmas and New Year's Eve. Weather: Duration: Stay for one night. Check in anytime after 2pm. Check out before 11am. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 and over are welcome Other Info:
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A Tropical Terrarium with Tool Making Masterclass for Two in East London
£130.00
A Tropical Terrarium with Tool Making Masterclass for Two in East London
East London, London:: Curate a beautiful tropical terrarium each with this group horticultural masterclass for two - it's perfect for people with green fingers! Craft the tools necessary to make a spectacular bottled-garden and learn about the intricacies of producing a self-contained biosphere. Choose a container and layer it with fertile soil before planting a selection of vibrant foliage. Complete the creation by adding bun moss. There are plenty of ways to decorate the terrarium. Small ferns, miniature peperomias and bromeliads work particularly well! The arrangements are easy to care for and make superb statement pieces for minimalist rooms or thoughtful gifts for loved ones. Materials and refreshments are provided throughout the day. Availability: Available one Saturday each month. Weather: Duration: Expect to be at the venue for up to one and a half hours. Numbers On Day: Classes are conducted in groups of up to 15 people. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 or over are welcome. Other Info:
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Boutique Escape for Two at The Colonnade Hotel
£169.00
Boutique Escape for Two at The Colonnade Hotel
West London, London:: Get a taste of luxury with a one night's stay for two at the boutique Colonnade Hotel, situated in the tranquil pocket of Little Venice. Only a short distance from Regents Canal and its picturesque waterways, the West End and the capital's central shopping districts, it's the perfect base from which to explore the capital. Boasting sumptuous interiors, with furniture draped in opulent jewel-coloured fabrics, the hotel combines comfort with supreme luxury. Stay in a club double or twin room and enjoy superb amenities including the softest Egyptian cotton sheets, complimentary hot beverages and high-end toiletries. After a relaxing night's stay, head to the lounge to read the morning papers before indulging in a delicious continental breakfast. Availability: Available Sunday to Friday. Excludes Christmas and the New Year period. Weather: Duration: Stay for one night. Check in from 2pm and check out by 11am. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 or over are welcome. Other Info:
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Hotel Escape for Two at Tophams Hotel
£139.00
Hotel Escape for Two at Tophams Hotel
Victoria, London:: Welcome to Tophams Hotel, a charming boutique hotel full of timeless grandeur, chic interiors and modern amenities. Located in the heart of Belgravia, the double or twin rooms promise quirky interiors with unique finishes which are both a delight and a surprise. Being just a short distance from the vibrant atmospheres of London Victoria, Buckingham Palace and the stylish West End, this Belgravia hotel base is ideal for a night out or sightseeing alike. After a fitful and indulgent night's sleep, wake up to a delicious continental breakfast before a leisurely check out. Availability: Bookings can be made seven days a week, excluding only New Year's Eve. Weather: Duration: Stay for one night. Check in anytime after 2pm. Check out before 11am. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 and over are welcome. Other Info:
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Royal London Walking Tour for Two
£25.00
Royal London Walking Tour for Two
Trafalgar Square, London:: A true national treasure, the Royal Family forms the core of British culture and the traditions we honour today. On this insightful walking tour, explore the capitals royal quarter and marvel at the opulent architecture and lush gardens that surround the regal grounds. Travel along the world-famous mall and walk in the footsteps of the British monarchy at some of the most poignant moments in modern history, including the Queens Diamond Jubilee and the Royal Wedding. With an expert guide leading the tour, pass by Buckingham Palace and St James and take a stroll through two picturesque royal parks. The true highlight is the Change of the Lifeguard ceremony at Horse Guards Parade, a ceremony that dates back 350 years! Availability: Selected Tuesday and Saturday mornings. Please arrive 5 - 10 minutes before the allotted time so that the group is ready to go promptly. Weather: Duration: The tour lasts approximately one and a half to two hours, beginning at 9.40am by the fountain just inside Green Park (by the underground exit) and finishing at Horseguards Parade. Numbers On Day: Join a tour group of up to 25 people. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: If you have any particular disability, please email ahead of time and they will see if they can facilitate you. Other Info: No dogs are permitted, with exception of guide dogs.
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We Love Fish Cookery Course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
£75.00
We Love Fish Cookery Course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
Shepherds Bush, London:: Fish dishes are loved by many, but when it comes to cooking it at home some feel like a fish out of water! Learn all the essentials for cooking up delicious fish courses on this enlightening cookery course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School in Shepherds Bush. Begin with a welcome drink before donning an apron. Throughout the half-day masterclass, receive advice and demonstrations from a talented pro chef, handpicked by Jamie himself. Learn how to prepare, clean and fillet two whole fish from scratch before cooking and serving them with a refreshing salsa verde and roasted new potatoes. Witness the chef's demo of stuffing seabass and try roasting a whole seabass and preparing sardines. Teach a man to cook fish and you feed him for a lifetime! Availability: Courses generally run on a monthly 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 with you, please bring a cool bag along.
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A Flying Visit to Spain for Two at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
£130.00
A Flying Visit to Spain for Two at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
Shepherds Bush, London:: Youll almost be able to feel the warm Mediterranean breeze on your skin as you cook up a storm on this Spanish food course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School. Ideal for two budding chefs, the class is led by a top instructor who has been handpicked by Jamie himself and guides participants through how to create three delicious traditional Spanish dishes. Begin by cooking a mouth-watering chicken and prawn paella, before moving on to two hearty tapas dishes- patatas bravas and chorizo in tomato and red wine sauce. Packed with flavour, they're guaranteed to be a big hit at a dinner party. Once the cooking is complete, its time for a siesta! Sit down with the rest of the class and enjoy a Spanish feast together to end the experience on a high. Availability: Courses generally run on a monthly 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: All cooking is done in pairs. 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: The duration of the lesson includes the teaching time and eating/break time. Following the lesson, you will leave with your creations. We strongly advise that you bring a cool bag to transport your food home.
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All About Chocolate Cookery Course for Two at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
£130.00
All About Chocolate Cookery Course for Two at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
Shepherds Bush, London:: Making dreams come true for a pair of chocoholics, this magnificently indulgent chocolate cookery course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School in Shepherds Bush is the tastiest way to enjoy some quality time together. Hosted by a professional chef, the course leads the class through three delicious chocolate based recipes, which are guaranteed to satisfy any sweet tooth. After a welcome drink, begin by creating a rich and creamy ganache, before moulding it into decadent truffles and embellishing them with a dusting of cocoa powder and tasty toppings. Then, whip up a luxuriously smooth and creamy chocolate mousse and finish by crafting some handmade tempered chocolate disks. The mere thought of this class is enough to make your mouth water! Availability: Courses generally run on a monthly 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: Only paying participants are allowed to attend the class. 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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Extreme Activity Day at The Eden Project
£90.00
Extreme Activity Day at The Eden Project
St. Austell, Cornwall:: Be hailed brave conqueror of not one, but six nail-biting adrenaline activities. Face up to Skywire, England's speediest (up to 60mph) and longest (660m) zip wire. Have a go at Freefall, the world's very first commercial freefall using a giant airbag. Be winched up to the height of 10 storeys before being released and hurtling into freefall. Meet Vertigo 360, the 10m swings capable of doing the full loop, as well as Gravity, the heart-stopping 20m cliff swing. Jump off the 12m platform of Big Air just like a stuntperson before trying The Drop, a 33ft purpose built platform. Make use of the phone cases provided to capture plenty of footage throughout. At the end, take home a wristband and car sticker as mementoes of this grand day out. Availability: The venue is open on selected weekdays and weekends which vary from month to month. It's closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Weather: These experiences may be cancelled in extreme weather conditions. If in doubt, please call before setting off. If cancelled, an alternative date can be arranged. Duration: Expect to spend about six hours at the venue. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Spectators are encouraged! The spectator areas are located at the main entrance next to the SkyWire landing zone. Dress Code: Please wear secure shoes with full toe protection e.g. trainers. Tops or jumpers should cover the shoulders to protect skin from the harness. Avoid short shorts, skirts, dresses or crop tops. Spare clothes may be borrowed on arrival. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 and over are welcome. Other Info: Make use of the phone cases provided to capture plenty of footage throughout.
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Five Ingredients - Quick and Easy Food at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
£150.00
Five Ingredients - Quick and Easy Food at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
Shepherds Bush, London:: Perfect for those who lead busy lives, this quick and easy food course at the Jamie Oliver Cookery School in Shepherds Bush is just the answer to enjoying great food, without spending hours in the kitchen. Learn from the best, as a top chef hand-picked by Jamie himself, guides a class of budding cooks through five tasty recipes that can be whipped up in less than 30 minutes. Enjoy a welcome drink, before cooking up a storm! Create a mouth-watering meltin' mustardy beef dish, crispy garlicky chicken, quick Asian fishcakes, potato and artichoke al forno and an indulgent cherry chocolate mousse. Pick up some priceless cooking skills along the way, including how to handle a knife and how to break down a chicken correctly to slow braise and sautee. 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 four 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: The duration of the lesson includes the teaching time and eating/break time. Following the lesson, you will leave with your creations. We strongly advise that you bring a cool bag to transport your food home.
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Extreme Activity Day for Two at The Eden Project
£180.00
Extreme Activity Day for Two at The Eden Project
St. Austell, Cornwall:: Play fast and loose with gravity thanks to this Extreme package for two. Featuring six adrenaline-surging activities, it's a true challenge for any daredevil worth their salt. Conquer Skywire, the head-first, 660m zip wire. It holds the title of England's longest and fastest wire and reaches speeds of up to 60mph. Try Freefall, which is the world's first commercial freefall experience using a giant airbag. Then there's Vertigo 360, the hardcore 10m swings capable of flipping a full loop, and Gravity, the nail-biting 20m cliff swing. Try out Big Air, the stuntman drop from a 12m platform, and The Drop, allowing a few seconds of freefall from a 33ft platform. Back on Earth, pick up some mementoes of the day: a wristband and car sticker. Availability: The venue is open on selected weekdays and weekends which vary from month to month. It's closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Weather: These experiences may be cancelled in extreme weather conditions. If in doubt, please call before setting off. If cancelled, an alternative date can be arranged. Duration: Expect to spend about 6 hours at the venue. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Spectators are encouraged! The spectator areas are located at the main entrance next to the SkyWire landing zone. Dress Code: Please wear secure shoes with full toe protection e.g. trainers. Tops or jumpers should cover the shoulders to protect skin from the harness. Avoid short shorts, skirts, dresses or crop tops. Spare clothes may be borrowed on arrival. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 and over are welcome. Other Info: Make use of the phone cases provided to capture plenty of footage throughout.
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Afternoon Tea for Two at Esseborne Manor Hotel
£30.00
Afternoon Tea for Two at Esseborne Manor Hotel
Andover, Hampshire:: Situated amidst the naturally picturesque North West Downs in Hampshire, Esseborne Manor Hotel is a truly charming setting to enjoy a traditional afternoon tea for two. Served in the relaxing lounge and bar at the beautiful family-run Victoria manor house hotel, its the perfect setting to luxuriate and enjoy good food together. Tuck into a smorgasbord of delicate finger sandwiches, delicious homemade cakes, tarts and mousses, and indulgent freshly baked scones, piled high with a generous helping of clotted cream and jam. Top it all off with an extensive selection of teas or coffee. What better way to spend an afternoon? Availability: Available daily from 3pm - 5.30pm. Recommended to book at least four weeks in advance. Subject to availability. Weather: Duration: Expect to be at the venue up to two hours. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 18 or over are welcome. Other Info:
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We Love Fish Cookery Course for Two at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
£150.00
We Love Fish Cookery Course for Two at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
Shepherds Bush, London:: Perfect for two culinary aficionados, this insightful fish cookery course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School in Shepherds Bush is just the answer to mastering their favourite cuisine. Lead by a talented professional chef, handpicked by Jamie himself, the course covers all the essentials for cooking fish at home. Enjoy a welcome drink before donning an apron. Learn how to prepare, clean and fillet two who fish from scratch, before cooking and serving them with a deliciously fresh salsa verde and a hearty side of roasted new potatoes. Following on, master the knack of roasting a whole seabass and learn how to prepare sardines, that are guaranteed to impress the friends and family. Finish off by tasting all of the mouth-watering creations! Availability: Courses generally run on a monthly 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 with you, please bring a cool bag along.
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50% off Dodge Viper Thrill and Hot Ride
£69.00
50% off Dodge Viper Thrill and Hot Ride
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire:: It's time to burn some rubber in the soul-shaking Dodge Viper VX SRT. With an 8.4 litre V10 engine, a 0-60 time of just three seconds and a top speed of over 200mph, this beast has set lap records at 13 racetracks! Get started with a briefing to outline safety advice and driving rules. Once that's out the way, hop in an Evo X, Impreza STi or BMW M3 for three instructor driven demo laps - it's the perfect way to get a feel for the track's driving lines. This is followed by a high-speed passenger ride! Had enough? The fun's just beginning! Take the wheel of the Dodge Viper VX SRT and tear around the track for ten laps. Despite the spine-jangling speeds, there's no need to be nervous. An expert is on hand at all times to provide one-to-one guidance. Availability: Several weekdays per month throughout the year. Saturday mornings are available for an additional £39 when booking. Weather: Driving may 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 any doubt. Duration: Lasts around an hour and a half including a briefing, three demo laps, a high-speed passenger lap and ten laps driving the Dodge Viper. Numbers On Day: Briefings are held in groups. The driving time is held on a one-to-one basis with a qualified instructor. There may be other cars on the track at the same time. Spectators: Spectators are welcome and there are cafe facilities on-site. Please note that animals are not allowed at the circuit with the exception of guide dogs. Dress Code: Dress comfortably and wear trainers or flat-soled shoes. A helmet is provided. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 17. Maximum age is 75. Minimum height is 5'', maximum is 6'2''. Maximum weight is 18 stone. To guarantee participation, a full manual driving licence must be produced on the day. Other Info: The circuit is one kilometre long. 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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Radical Activity Day for Two at The Eden Project
£140.00
Radical Activity Day for Two at The Eden Project
St. Austell, Cornwall:: Feel the Gs with a radical package of five daredevil activities at the picturesque Eden Project. Try out the infamous Skywire, England's fastest and longest zip wire at a whopping 660m long and top speeds of up to 60mph. Get experimental with centrifugal force on Vertigo 360, the set of 10m swings which can loop all the way round. Conquer the heart-stopping Gravity, a 20m cliff swing which can hold more than one rider. Then there's Big Air, the stuntman experience that jumping from a 12m platform. Step it up with The Drop, a 33ft purpose-built platform that facilitates several seconds of freefall before the harness slows the descent towards the ground. This grand day out combines gorgeous landscapes with gravity-defying challenges. Top-notch. Availability: Seven days a week between 1 April - 31 October and on selected winter weekends. In the rare event of a private event booking, this venue may close slightly earlier. Weather: These experiences may be cancelled in extreme weather conditions. If in doubt, please call before setting off. If cancelled, an alternative date can be arranged. Duration: Sessions are available between 10am - 5pm. Expect to spend about five hours at the venue. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Spectators are encouraged! The spectator areas are located at the main entrance next to the SkyWire landing zone. Dress Code: Please wear secure shoes with full toe protection e.g. trainers. Tops or jumpers should cover the shoulders to protect skin from the harness. Avoid short shorts, skirts, dresses or crop tops. Spare clothes may be borrowed on arrival. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 12 and over are welcome. Other Info: Make use of the phone cases provided to capture plenty of footage throughout.
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A Thai Feast Cookery Course for Two at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
£90.00
A Thai Feast Cookery Course for Two at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
London, Greater London:: Thai food may be one of the most flavoursome cuisines in the world, but it just so happens to be really easy to recreate in the comfort of your own kitchen. Perfect for budding chefs, this Thai cookery course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School is the perfect way to enjoy quality time with a loved one. Led by an experienced professional, pick up all there is to know about the flavours and spices used in Thai cooking and how best to combine them. Begin with a welcome drink, then learn about the five key taste sensations and how to balance them, before cooking up a sweet and sour prawn soup, crispy fried beef with tender stem broccoli and pak choi stir fry. At the end, watch the chef whip up a classic coconut rice pudding with roasted pineapple. 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: Please note that the chef may require participants to work in pairs. 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 Feast Cookery Course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
£45.00
Thai Feast Cookery Course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
Shepherds Bush, London:: Infused with aromatic spices, Thai food is some of the most flavoursome in the world. Master the delicious cuisine of the Far East on an informative Thai cookery course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School in Shepherds Bush. Hosted by a skilled pro chef hand-picked by Jamie, learn all the essential cooking skills and tricks from one of the best. Thai food is all about learning how to marry different flavours, so this course guides the class through the five key taste sensations and how to balance them. After a welcome drink, cook up a mouth-watering sweet and sour prawn soup, crispy fried chilli beef with tender stem broccoli and a pak choi stir fry. Finish by watching the chef create a classic coconut rice pudding with sticky roasted pineapple. 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: Please note that the chef may require participants to work in pairs. 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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A Taste of Sushi Cookery Course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
£55.00
A Taste of Sushi Cookery Course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
Shepherds Bush, London:: For many foodies, sushi is a treat reserved for dining out, however, its so much easier to master at home than one may expect. This crash course in sushi making at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School in Shepherds Bush teaches budding chefs all the essentials for making sushi, so they can for recreate their favourite Japanese dish in the comfort of their own kitchen. What's more, it begins with a welcome drink! Led by a talented professional handpicked by Jamie himself, the course covers how to make two variations of the sushi roll, one filled with spicy wasabi crab and the other “inside out” roll with pan-fried salmon and avocado. In addition, whip up an enoki mushroom hand roll and a cucumber pickle and ponzu dipping sauce to go with it. Delicious! Availability: Courses generally run on a fortnightly - monthly 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: Please note that the chef may require participants to work in pairs. 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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A Flying Visit to Spain at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
£65.00
A Flying Visit to Spain at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
Shepherds Bush, London:: Let your mind drift to the sunny shores of Spain on this exotic Spanish cooking course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School. Jam-packed with flavour and character, Mediterranean food is a popular choice around the world and hearty ingredients such as olive oil, wine and garlic form the core of Spanish cuisine. Hosted by a top chef, hand-picked by Jamie himself, learn how to cook three tasty traditional Spanish dishes from scratch. Begin with a mouth-watering chicken and prawn paella, before moving on to two bite-size tapas dishes, patatas bravas and chorizo in tomato and red wine sauce. Its the ultimate dinner party spread. After all the cooking, sit down with the rest of the class and tuck into the tasty food. Its time for a siesta after all! Availability: Courses generally run on a monthly 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: This voucher is valid for one person, however, the cooking is done in pairs. 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: The duration of the lesson includes the teaching time and eating/break time. Following the lesson, you will leave with your creations. We strongly advise that you bring a cool bag to transport your food home.
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All About Chocolate Cookery Course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
£65.00
All About Chocolate Cookery Course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
Shepherds Bush, London:: Who doesn't love chocolate? As one of life's greatest guilty pleasures, the smooth tasty treat is like a soft, cosy comfort blanket in food form. For those with a sweet tooth, this indulgent chocolate cookery course at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School in Shepherds Bush is the perfect opportunity to learn how to create chocolate delicacies. Start with a welcome drink before meeting the professional chef leading the class. Learn how to make a rich and creamy ganache, which is later transformed into decadent truffles dusted with cocoa powder and decorated with delicious toppings, a luxuriously smooth and creamy chocolate mousse and tasty tempered chocolate disks. Take the scrumptious creations home to enjoy. A chocoholic's dream come true! Availability: Courses generally run on a monthly 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: Only paying participants are allowed to attend the class. 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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Ultimate Knife Skills Masterclass at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
£150.00
Ultimate Knife Skills Masterclass at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
London, Greater London:: The key to a delicious meal is a sharp set of skills in the kitchen! Build the foundation of your growing culinary prowess by learning how to cut, dice, slice and chop at this knife skills masterclass at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School. Kick the class with a welcome drink before preparing, cleaning and filleting a beautiful flat fish from scratch, then learning how to fillet a round fish and tasting it with a simple salsa verde. Moving on, bone a whole chicken and use the cuts to create a chicken saltimbocca dish and sticky chicken teriyaki. Continuing with the Asian theme, put the new slicing and dicing skills into action by making a refreshing vegetable noodle salad to go with the chicken teriyaki. Youll be a master in the kitchen in no time. Availability: Courses generally run on a monthly 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 four 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: Be sure to bring a cool bag along as you'll be taking some of your freshly prepared dishes home with you.
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A Taste of Sushi Cookery Course for Two at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
£110.00
A Taste of Sushi Cookery Course for Two at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
Shepherds Bush, London:: For a pair of budding chefs with a taste for Japanese cuisine, this sushi making class at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School is the perfect bonding activity. Hosted by a talented professional chef, hand selected by Jamie himself, this insightful and tasty course sees participants add a new string to their bow, as they master the essentials of making sushi at home. Begin with a welcome drink before creating two yummy variations of a sushi roll, one filled with spicy wasabi crab, the other an “inside out” recipe with pan-fried salmon avocado. Finish off by creating a quick and delicious enoki mushroom hand roll, with an accompanying cucumber pickle and ponzu dipping sauce. Top it all off by tasting the creations with the rest of the class. Divine! Availability: Courses generally run on a fortnightly- monthly 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: Please note that the chef may require participants to work in pairs. 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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Radical Activity Day at The Eden Project
£70.00
Radical Activity Day at The Eden Project
St. Austell, Cornwall:: Adrenaline hunters, look no further for that next fix. This Radical package includes five uniquely intoxicating activities, set in Cornwall's gorgeous Eden Project. Ride on Skywire, which is England's longest, fastest zip wire at 660m long and which boasts speeds of up to 60mph. Step up to the challenge of the formidable Vertigo 360, Britains first 360 swing, capable of doing a full loop. Then there's Gravity, the 20m cliff swing, and Big Air which lets adrenaline junkies leap like a stuntperson from a 12m platform. The grand finale is The Drop, a controlled 33ft fall with heart-stopping views over the cliff. Don't forget to capture lots of footage: this is the day that earns limitless bragging rights. Availability: This experience is available seven days a week between 1 April - 31 October and on selected winter weekends. In the rare event of a private event booking, this venue may close slightly earlier. Weather: These experiences may be cancelled in extreme weather conditions. If in doubt, please call before setting off. If cancelled, an alternative date can be arranged. Duration: Sessions are available between 10am - 5pm. Expect to spend about five hours at the venue. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Spectators are encouraged! The spectator areas are located at the main entrance next to the SkyWire landing zone. Dress Code: Please wear secure shoes with full toe protection e.g. trainers. Tops or jumpers should cover the shoulders to protect skin from the harness. Avoid short shorts, skirts, dresses or crop tops. Spare clothes may be borrowed on arrival. Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests aged 12 and over are welcome. Other Info: Make use of the phone cases provided to capture plenty of footage throughout.
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Afternoon Tea Cruise for Two
£32.00
Afternoon Tea Cruise for Two
Ormskirk, Lancashire:: Hop aboard a charming narrowboat named Alfie Bhoy and embark on a leisurely afternoon tea cruise with a view. Drifting through the Lancashire waterways, the canal trip presents guests with a breath-taking glimpse at the Pennines, as well as views of the picturesque local towns and villages. Get started with a refreshing welcome drink each (selected from a choice of alcoholic or soft drinks), before sitting down in the comfortable surroundings of the central heated narrow boat. Tuck into a mouth-watering smorgasbord of finger sandwiches, scones topped with an indulgent serving of fruit jam and clotted cream and a scrumptious assortment of cakes. Wash it all down with unlimited tea and coffee throughout the cruise. Divine! Availability: Afternoon tea is served every day at 12pm and 2pm. In the summer months there is an additional time slot at 4pm. Weather: Duration: The cruise lasts approximately an hour and a half. Numbers On Day: There are a maximum number of 12 guests per cruise. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Guests of any ages are welcome. Unfortunately, there isn't disabled access on the boat. Other Info:
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Marco Pierre White Afternoon Tea with Prosecco for Two
£52.00
Marco Pierre White Afternoon Tea with Prosecco for Two
Southampton, Hampshire:: Feast on a mouth-watering afternoon tea spread for two while enjoying the sumptuous surroundings of Southampton's iconic four-star Grand Harbour Hotel and panoramic views of the city's medieval walls. Served in Marco Pierre White's Steakhouse, situated inside the hotel, guests can simply sit back and relax, as they are presented with a delicious smorgasbord of freshly prepared finger sandwiches, homemade scones with an indulgent accompaniment of clotted cream and jam, and a scrumptious selection of desserts, that are guaranteed to satisfy any sweet tooth. Accompany the tasty assortment of sweet and savoury treats with a steaming hot pot of tea or a coffee. Top it all off with a complimentary glass of prosecco each for a touch of added luxury. Availability: Seven days a week throughout the year, excluding the Christmas and New Year period. Weather: Duration: Afternoon tea is served from 1pm-5pm. Expect to be at the venue up to 2 hours. Numbers On Day: Spectators: Dress Code: Please wear smart casual attire for the restaurant. Guidelines: Restrictions: Disabled access is available at the venue. Other Info:
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