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Toronto's Regent Park Film Festival kicks off today, running from November Bistro and attend the festival's closing night film, Meet the Patels!. Regent Park Film Festival,; Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary View Elizabeth Mudenyo's full profile. View Elizabeth's Full Profile by liaising with volunteer supervisors to ensure that their needs are met . SANKET PATEL. The fastest-growing and third-largest film festival in Britain, with more than plus the chance for children to meet some of their favourite authors, who will bring The Isle of Wight's popular walking festival has a full schedule of walks for all .. Every year Regent's Park transforms into a foodie wonderland for four days of.
There are a wide range of cruise companies operating itineraries, from around the remote Scottish islands to cruises around the whole of Britain. A two-week cruise by Silversea departs from London and stops at ports such as the spectacular Isles of Scilly off the coast of Cornwall at the south-western tip of England; the exciting city of Belfast in Northern Ireland, the stunning Scottish islands of Lewis, Shetland, Orkney and Mull as well as the vibrant Scottish capital Edinburgh.
There is a wealth of companies across Britain offering this type of service but to enhance the experience further, ensure your driver is also a knowledgeable guide.
British Chauffeur Tours offers tailor-made tours to suit individual interests but check out popular journeys such as its Harry Potter tours, football tours and tours of the Cotswolds. Ever wanted to channel your inner James Bond?
Book onto its Espionage London tour to discover the secret world of the spy — all, of course, from the comfort of a luxury car.
Visitors can also have multi-day bespoke tours created. British Heritage Chauffeur Toursfor example, offers entire trips around Wales, England or Scotland — which include five-star accommodation along the way — as well as tours across a range in themes, from Poldark to Queen Victoria. Britain itself has a long history of banking, with many branches once residing in the grandest buildings of a city that have now been transformed into elegant hotels and restaurants.
Eight restaurants, ranging in cuisine from Italian to British, American to French, sit within the former banking hall, each with its own space separated by 92 verdite columns and walnut banking counters.
It fully became a bank inand had strong links with the University, counting author of Alice in Wonderland Lewis Carroll as one of its customers.
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Hotel GothamManchester, north-west England Sir Edwin Lutyens left his mark in Manchester when he designed the building of a former bank that is now home to Hotel Gotham. Guests and members have access to its VIP Club Brass lounge, which is accessed through two vault-like doors.
Stunningly renovated, the Old Bank of England has updated the ornate interior of the venue where the Bank of England traded from until The Corinthian ClubGlasgow, Scotland Five floors of what was once a former bank and high court in the heart of Glasgow now house the restaurant, bar and event spaces of The Corinthian Club.
As well as the food, people come for the prestigious surroundings of the building that started life as a car showroom — Wolseley Motors — in and became a branch of Barclays Bank in Architect William Curtis Green created an opulent building, with marble pillars and archways, later adding banking counter and managers offices, which now serve as the bar and tea salon.
When it became The Wolseley many aspects of the original design, including the domed ceiling and marble flooring, were kept. You can dine under the dome itself in the Grill Room, among wood-panelled walls and Art Deco-inspired mirrors in The Club or take afternoon tea under the crystal chandeliers of The Georgian Tea Room. Regularly changing seasonal menus are served in this underground restaurant that has retained a raft of original features, such as cast-iron cage doors and shallow-arched ceilings.
The exposed brickwork, wooden floors and comfy sofas of its Gin Lounge make it the perfect place to experience its huge range of bespoke gins. Five different galleries will take you through economic history and that of the Bank of England, from the origins of paper money and examples of forged notes to explaining why modern banknotes are difficult to counterfeit.
Take a guided tour of the manufacturing areas to discover how coins are created and the chance to strike your own coin. The experience concludes with an interactive exhibition divided into six zones, which include the history and origins of the Mint and the roles coins play in our lives. We take a look at ten of the first-time winners in their categories, demonstrating how Britain continues to be a must-visit gastronomic destination thanks to its ever-evolving culinary scene.
It might be located in the well-heeled London neighbourhood of Notting Hill but Core veers away from being showy or stuffy and is instead informal and welcoming. The key focus is on gourmet meals created from sustainable ingredients from UK producers and farmers, and include dishes ranging from Sharpham Park spelt, morels, asparagus and wild garlic to duck and nectarine with thyme, honey and Timut pepper.
Home-grown ingredients and produce inspired by the countryside surroundings are an important focus for Mark, who creates menus of modern British cuisine.
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Sample menus feature creative dishes such as turnip and crab with anise hyssop and sunflower seeds, and Westmorland chicken, hen of the woods, with candisa cabbage in ham fat. So how does that translate onto a menu? Gorgeous dishes such as Herdwick lamb, pork and laverbread salami, wild rabbit with blood sausage and beans, and whole turbots.
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Taking a modern approach to classical cooking, Chris is a keen advocate of using local ingredients to create his inspirational dishes, which are refined, yet simple. Olive TreeBath, south-west England Located below the gorgeous boutique Queensberry Hotel in the historic city of Bath, The Olive Tree is headed up by Chris Cleghorn who, during his career, has worked under the guidance of three Michelin-star chefs, including Heston Blumenthal.
Now, at The Olive Tree which also has three AA rosettes for culinary excellencehe delivers a regularly changing menu created from local produce, menus that feature either five or seven dishes, known as The Five or The Seven, as well as the Vegetarian Seven, the Vegan Seven and the Dairy Free Seven.
SaltStratford-upon-Avon, west England Run by Paul Foster and his wife Rhiain, Salt was created after they launched a crowdfunding campaign for Paul to fulfil his dream of having his own restaurant. Starters include native lobster, butternut squash with pumpkin seed and orange and mains of venison sourced from a local farm with celeriac, damson and smoked bone marrow. How to Keep Making Films In the gig economy, making a career as a filmmaker is no easy feat. Join us for a panel discussion on the realities of the industry today.
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Our moderator, Archer Pechawis is a performance artist, new media artist, filmmaker, writer, curator and educator. Kiley is currently a student at the Centre for Indigenous Theatre, training in acting, singing and dancing. Kehinde Bah has been involved with supporting community development for almost 20 years.