Engineering Season at the V&A

The Engineering Season at the V&A Unsung heroes Taking a look at the designs that create and shape the built world, the Engineering Season runs from 18 May-6 November 2016  at the V&A. A large-scale installation has been commissioned to mark the start of the V&A’s Engineering Season. Called Elytra Filament Pavilion, the massive robot-made canopy inspired by beetle… More Engineering Season at the V&A

The Most Popular Theme Parks in the World

Providing great fun for the whole family, theme parks can be found attracting large numbers of visitors all over the world. When Disneyland first opened its gates, at 2:30pm on Sunday 17 July, 1955, it was unlike anything the public had seen before. Walt Disney’s welcome speech was “To all who come to this happy place: welcome.… More The Most Popular Theme Parks in the World

Making Father’s Day an official holiday

Attempts were made to make Father’s Day an official holiday by introducing a bill to Congress in 1913. It was approved by US President Woodrow Wilson, however, Congress worried that the new holiday would be too commercialized and so defeated two attempts to formally recognize the holiday. Stopping just short of issuing a national proclamation,… More Making Father’s Day an official holiday

Me Time

What is Me Time? According to the dictionary it’s time spent relaxing on one’s own as opposed to working or doing things for others, seen as an opportunity to reduce stress or restore energy. Adrienne Marks, award winning author of the book Me Time is also The ME TIME Host at RADIO W.O.R.K.S. WORLD. Adrienne… More Me Time

Elizabethan Theatre in Southwark

Plays were performed in the courtyards of inns, college halls, inns and private houses until 1576. Then the actor-manager James Burbage built the Theatre in Shoreditch with his brother-in-law John Brayne. This was the first purpose-built playhouse in London. William Shakespeare joined the resident troupe at the Theatre in the 1580s. Elizabethan theatres could attract up to 3000 people and were used… More Elizabethan Theatre in Southwark