A weekend in Nottingham

On an important note, travelling on a budget in the UK starts with planning in advance. You can use Trainline and setup email alerts for early released tickets to any destination you would like to travel, at least 4 weeks in advance. Disclaimer: I am in love with Nottingham. I spent a long weekend there and I am absolutely charmed by the whole atmosphere that surrounds this cute city in the UK. I tried to do as many things as possible and in this post I will tell you on which day what I’ve been up to. This should give … Continue reading A weekend in Nottingham

The Beatles and The Cavern Club – Liverpool

Liverpool’s Cavern Club opened on 16 January 1957 as a jazz club, later becoming a centre of the rock and roll scene in Liverpool in the early 1960s. It is the cradle of British Pop Music. Impressively, 60 years after it’s foundation, it survives and thrives as a contemporary music venue. The Beatles first played here on Thursday 9 February 1961 and after this performance they made another 291 appearances at the club. The Cavern Club celebrated its 60th year in 2017 and their ethos has very much been about the Past, Present and Future. The events celebrate the history … Continue reading The Beatles and The Cavern Club – Liverpool

News from Nowhere

One o the best bookshop I’ve ever visited. News from Nowhere is a not-for-profit radical bookshop run collectively by a women worker’s cooperative. We’re passionate about the value of books to change the world and further people’s knowledge. Mandy Vere, who has worked at the radical bookshop all of her working life. Shelves and shelves of books are separated into categories including ‘Disability’, ‘Surviving Abuse’, ‘Ireland History and Politics’, ‘Feminism’ and ‘LGBT+’. (X) “But we know what we’re about, We’re about social justice, we’re about peace, we’re about internationalism, countering the power imbalance in society that means one per cent … Continue reading News from Nowhere