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Sipping in the summer: Britain’s best beer festivals

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Beer and ale festivals

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Ah, the glorious British summer. I don’t know about you but I’m looking forward to another year of dependably excellent weather, a total lack of hosepipe bans and the chance to cool off after a warm day with a pint or two of golden ale… Continue reading →

St. Patrick’s Day 2013: your guide to a great day

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When Sunday 17 March rolls around this year, all across the world people will commemorate St Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. There’s not a party like it and this year, several cities around the UK are holding special events and festivals to celebrate the big day.

If you feel like getting out and enjoying one of these fun-packed events then we’ve put together an essential guide for your trip. Many of the locations are no more than a cheap train trip away so take your pick, book your ticket and get ready to have an amazing time.

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The Glasgow Comedy Festival: best laughs in town

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Comedy in Glasgow

From 14-31 March, Glasgow welcomes some of the country’s most chuckle-worthy comedians for the hotly anticipated Glasgow Comedy Festival.

There will be over 350 shows across 40 venues spaced around the city featuring massive names like Al Murray, Lucy Porter and Jimmy Carr, who will be joining local comedians like Jerry Sadowitz, Craig Hill and Daniel Sloss. If you’re a fan of live comedy, you’ll want to read on and have these shows on your radar…

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RSH guides: your Liverpool picks

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It’s Friday, and time for us to announce all 40 winners for last month’s #RSH guides.
Throughout February, we asked you to name your favourite bars, music venues, restaurants and cafes in Liverpool.

The response was fantastic – Liverpudlians are clearly very lucky people who are spoiled for choice.

Read on to find out if you’ve bagged yourself £10’s worth of redspottedhanky.com loyalty points and find out where to find Liverpool’s hottest establishments, as voted by you…

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Fashion funnies: true or false?

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Calling all fashion fiends! We’re really excited about London Fashion Week here at redspottedhanky, so we’ve put together a cheeky game of True or False to put your fashion knowledge to the ultimate test.

Did Christian Louboutin really call Barbie fat? Is Lady Gaga set to don a dress made from real fish scales? Let us know which ones are FALSE for a chance to win one of many £20 train vouchers…
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London Fashion Week: what to see and where to be seen

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Whether you’re into fashion or can’t tell Primark from Prada, it helps to know where to go when you’re in London during Fashion Week. So we’ll be rounding up the places to see and be seen in the capital.

Just keep on reading to find out. But don’t forget to save with cheap trains to London if you’re heading that way…

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5 Hot Spots for your Valentine’s Break

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and it’s time to plan the perfect romantic experience. If the standard dinner and movie combo is getting a little stale, a weekend away could be the answer. But let’s get real here, every relationship is different and what’s right for one couple may be a little too much for another.

To help you out in your planning we’ve found five destinations to fit your needs, whatever they may be. From a bit of fun to taking the plunge, there’s something for everyone. So check out our pick of the UK’s Valentine’s Day locations and book some cheap train tickets to your destination of choice…

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Britain’s best wedding fairs in early 2013

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Wedding shows around Britian in 2013Is your wedding day fast approaching and you’ve still got to organise the shoes, dress, invitations, venue … everything? Panic not and put your inner bridezilla to rest: we’ve pulled together a list of the best wedding shows happening over the next few months. And they’re all just a cheap train ride away.

So get reading and plan your trip …
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Britain in 2013: where and when to go

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Travel in Britian in 2013

With stunning mountains, music events, food festivals and world class culture right here in the UK, there’s really no need to jet off to foreign climes for a great holiday.

But staycations don’t mean shivering as you eat your cold, soggy chips and try to shelter from the rain. There’s so much to see and do in 2013, and all the action’s just a hop, skip and a short train ride away…

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Your Top 10 favourite cultural hotspots in Oxford – #RSH Guides

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It’s Friday, and as the weekend inches closer that can only mean one thing – it’s time to announce the winners of our weekly competition. This Friday, 10 savvy commuters have won £10’s worth of redspottedhanky.com loyalty points by tweeting their tips to us at #RSH Guides, for us to share through foursquare. This week, we asked you for your favourite cultural hotspots in Oxford.

Read on for this week’s winning tips and find out where to go to experience culture at its best in the sleepy city of Oxford…
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