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The double album TOMMY was released in the UK on May 23, 1969. It catapulted British band The Who into rock legends and popularised the notion of ‘rock opera’. Chas Early notes that it was Classically-trained Who manager Kit Lambert and the rest of the band who encouraged songwriter Pete Townshend to work on the idea of… More The Who – Pinball Wizard
Joining clubs and participating in social activities is as important as fitness The new study shows that future retirees should pay as much attention to keeping active socially as they do to planning their finances and maintaining their physical health. The study showed that taking part in social activities after retirement makes people live longer, as belonging… More Social activities help you live longer
History of Carols According to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_carol The first known Christmas hymns may be traced to fourth century Rome. In the ninth and tenth centuries, the Christmas “Sequence” or “Prose” was introduced in Northern European monasteries and in the twelfth century the Parisian monk Adam of St. Victor began to derive music from popular songs, introducing… More Christmas Carols
Santa Claus is Coming to Town This festive jumper has Santa Flying Across The London City Skyline With His Reindeer. Saturday Night Live This week the entire cast of “Saturday Night Live,” including Paul McCartney, Amy Poehler and Tina Fey joined Bruce Springsteen to perform “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town”. The Boss was on “Saturday Night Live”… More Who is coming to town?
…..the gift of adventure! Looking for the perfect gift for the City Adventurer in your life? Treasure Hunts In London is the number one place to go to find the ideal gift. Treasure Hunt Gift Vouchers Choose from a range of gift vouchers and soon your friends and family will be enjoying adventures exploring London’s arts… More All I Want For Christmas is……
The Little Drummer Boy / Peace On Earth A fascinating moment in pop history saw rock icon David Bowie join crooner Bing Crosby for the TV special Bing Crosby’s A Merrie Olde Christmas. The infamous Christmas duet between David Bowie and Bing Crosby, recorded on September 11, 1977, merged the old and the new in more ways than one. As well as joining new and… More Peace On Earth
Winter Wonderland in Cardiff Cardiff kicks of the Christmas season with its annual Step Into Christmas event. The festive season in the Welsh capital has a host of fun and activities in the city centre. Read more at http://www.cardiffwinterwonderland.com/en/ Edinburgh’s Christmas Edinburgh’s Christmas takes place over multiple sites in the town centre. Winter Wonderland… More Step Into Christmas around the UK