Australasia (1 The Avenue, Spinningfields, Manchester) — Australasia used to be the place to be seen when it first opened in 2011. Despite many of the other venues in the area catching up style-wise, the Pan-Asian restaurant has maintained its cool status and takes being trendy very seriously: the entrance is a striking glass pyramid; … Continue reading Australasia
Antonine Wall — the Antonine Wall was constructed in the AD 140s on the orders of the Emperor Antoninus Pius; for a generation it was the north-western frontier of the Roman Empire. Running for 60 km from modern Old Kilpatrick on the north side of the River Clyde to Bo’ness on the Firth of Forth … Continue reading Antonine Wall
Ayr Racecourse (2-6 Whitletts Road, Ayr) — at this location (1 ½ hour drive southwest of Edinburgh, via route M8), both locals and visitors can see the most prestigious, high-quality races held in Scotland. Home to the Scottish Grand National and William Ayr Gold Cup Festival, it’s no surprise the 13 furlong length track – … Continue reading Ayr Racecourse
Braehead Shopping and Leisure Centre (Kings Inch Road, Glasgow) — Braehead has more than 100 stores across its shopping centre and retail park and there are plenty of options for dining too. Marks & Spencer, Primark, Apple, Hollister, Gap, Sainsbury’s, Monsoon and IKEA are just some of the stores at Braehead where there are also … Continue reading Braehead Shopping and Leisure Centre
Bongo Club (66 Cowgate, Edinburgh) – this venue celebrates various elements of Britain’s underground club scene – from dub & bass, to jungle, R&B, garage (old school House music), Hip Hop, and other dance sounds.
The United Kingdom (UK) as we know it today began in 1707, with the political union of the kingdoms of England and Scotland. Wales also became a part of that union, and Northern Ireland became part of the UK after Ireland got its independence from British rule in 1922. England’s union with Scotland was remarkable, … Continue reading About United Kingdom