Glamorous Movie Star Makeover for Two
Are you looking for a great girlie gift to surprise your best friend or mum on her birthday? Well why not treat her to a hair and beauty makeover for two at the chic 1950's inspired boutique beauty salon, The Powder Room. On arrival you'll be served a lovely cocktail while you select a glamorous hairstyle and makeup scheme from two look books, with the help of a beautician. Once you've both chosen your desired looks - sit back and relax as you're transformed into red carpet queens! In true A-list movie star fashion your beauty makeovers will be completed with luscious false lashes - now all you both need is a red carpet to pose on. Enjoy some pampering with a vintage twist on this hair and makeup experience. Location: Shoreditch, London Availability: Runs Tuesday to Friday all year round, subject to availability (excluding Christmas New Years). Weather: Duration: Your expeirence will last one hour. Numbers On Day: Your therapist will work on a one-to-one basis. There will be a maximum of six people receiving treatments during your session. Spectators: Dress Code: Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 16. Other Info:
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Super yachts? Bah! Now all you billionaires can rule the waves with your very own floating city because Project Utopia will soon be a reality. With 11 decks, a wet dock, several helicopter pads and enough luxe accommodation to house a micro-nation/army, this jaw-dropping ocean-going giant is ideal for flush megalomaniacs.
Full Monty Tank Driving
Brackley, Northamptonshire:: For gifts for men, you can't beat driving around in military vehicles and a spot of clay-pigeon shooting, so enjoy all the fun of being a soldier with none of the risks and get a tasty lunch included. Get kitted out in a camouflage suit and helmet and given a full safety briefing upon arrival. Drive a Russian Grozdilka tank, a Lance Missile carrier, an FV 432 armoured personnel carrier and a Supacat during this truly unique gift experience. The best driver gets to crush a car with a 56 ton Chieftain tank at the end of the day! Also, spend an hour in the armoury, learn how to fire a range of classic weapons like mortars and muskets and go on an SAS woodland patrol. Availability: At least one Saturday a month from March - October. Weather: The weather shouldn't stop this experience going ahead, but any cancellations are for your own safety. There are covered areas on-site to shelter in if it's wet. Duration: Lasts for around nine hours, including 30 minutes of driving time. Numbers On Day: A maximum of 72 people take part, split into smaller groups of 12, with more vehicles added for more people if necessary. Spectators: A £30 spectator fee (payable on the day) includes lunch and a ride on some of the vehicles. You must let us know spectator numbers in advance (min age 7). Facilities are basic but spectators will be able to watch most of the action. Dress Code: A camo suit and helmet are provided, so there's no need to wear anything special. Bring wellies and gloves (spectators too) - this one is not for the faint-hearted and everyone usually gets pretty muddy! Guidelines: Exit M1 junction 15a and take the A43 towards Silverstone. Around 8 miles past Silverstone (with Greenman Premier Lodge on right), take the B4525 to Helmdon. Spring Farm is 5 miles along this road. Rather than turning into Helmdon Village, continue straight over Helmdon/Brackley crossroads and look out for the RAF sign. Alternatively, from the M40 junction 10, take the A43 through Brackley. Turn left onto the B4525 and follow directions as above. Restrictions: Minimum age is 13. Minimum height is 5'2''. Participants need to be reasonably fit to take part. No previous driving experience is required. Other Info: Changes to the booking can be accepted strictly no less than 14 days in advance of the event date. Exact vehicles driven on the day may be subject to change, but be assured each one packs a serious punch!
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Introduction to Wakeboarding for Two in Buckinghamshire
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire:: A cross between water-skiing, snowboarding and surfing, wakeboarding is perfect for the any aquatic thrill seeker. In fact with a fast learning curb, wakeboarding has emerged as fastest growing watersport in the country. After a full safety briefing, you'll have a chance to hit the water and put theory into practice on the cable ski. In order to get to grips with the basics of balance and manoeuvring, your session will start with on a knee board, before you progress to a fully-fledged wake board and continue learning. Have fun! Availability: One or two weekend dates each month between April to October. Weather: Very severe weather conditions might mean that wakeboarding is cancelled. Please call the venue if in any doubt. Duration: Lasts for approximately two hours, including a briefing (please arrive a few minutes in advance of the booked time to get ready). Feel free to stay on afterwards and watch other sessions taking place. Numbers On Day: Up to 20 people takie part and the centre is open to the public. Spectators: Spectators are welcome and can watch you (and laugh!) from the outdoor cafe, which sells food and drink. Dress Code: Special clothing and equipment will be provided on the day. However, please bring your own swimsuit and towels. Guidelines: Exit the M1 at j14 and head west towards Milton Keynes on the A509. 400 metres on, go over the first roundabout (third exit) keeping on the A509 and drive over the next roundabout (second exit) still on the A509 (with the lake on your left). At the next roundabout (near Siemens) turn left onto V10 Brickhill Street and at the next small roundabout turn left into the car park. Restrictions: Minimum age 8. Maximum weight 19 stone. Must be able to swim 50 metres comfortably. Please make any medical conditions known upon booking, e.g. back or neck problems, or MS, which can affect grip. Not suitable for pregnant women. Other Info: All equipment is included and all training is held with an experienced and qualified instructor.
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