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11 Oct 2018

Abbey visitors see the light, hear the sounds

A dusk-time light and sound show of beauty and subtlety brought the ruins of Rievaulx Abbey in Yorkshire to life over the last weekend in September, allowing visitors to experience the site - once the first Cistercian abbey in the north of England, now overseen by English Heritage - as never before. [more...]

11 Oct 2018

Susan Vargo to lead Nickelodeon attractions as new global live entertainment VP

Nickelodeon has appointed the former executive producer of the SpongeBob SquarePants musical Susan Vargo as its VP of global live entertainment. [more...]

11 Oct 2018

Almost half of Northern Ireland visited a museum in 2017-18

Nearly 50 per cent of the population of Northern Ireland visited a museum in the last year, according to the latest figures from the Continuous Household Survey. [more...]

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Frida Escobedo Serpentine Pavilion sold to Therme Group

Frida Escobedo, the youngest person yet to design a temporary Pavilion the Serpentine Gallery in London, has recently sold her creation to international spa and wellness company, Therme Group. [more...]

New details released for Europe’s tallest observation wheel

Developer the World Wheel Company has released striking new images of Newcastle ’s Whey Aye, which is set to be Europe’s tallest observation wheel when built. [more...]

IAAPA names Hal McEvoy as president and CEO

IAAPA has named Hal McEvoy – its former CFO and interim president and CEO – as its full president and CEO, replacing Paul Noland who resigned from the position earlier this year. [more...]

Booming year for British tourism as Brexit approaches

National tourism agency VisitBritain claims that its activity last year resulted in visitors spending more than £1 billion in Britain - equivalent to £25 for every £1 invested in the agency by the Government and commercial partners. [more...]

Lotus driving forward with heritage centre and museum at its headquarters

The headquarters of car manufacturer Lotus are to undergo extensive renovations, with a new heritage centre and museum planned for the site. [more...]

Leisure Media launches into the global consumer market with Well Home magazine

Leisure Media, publisher of business to business magazines for the global leisure industries, such as Spa Business, CLAD and Health Club Management, has branched out into the consumer publishing market with the launch of Well Home, a new global consumer magazine for the US$134bn home wellness market.* [more...]

In brief:

Aberdeen Science Centre revamp approved by council @AberdeenSci [more...]
After hours culture as Museums at Night returns for tenth year [more...]
Sands of Speed museum set for Wales @CarmsCouncil @visitwales [more...]
Latest Leisure Opportunities news round-up is now live! [more...]
Ken Whiting to lead IAAPA as chair in 2021 @IAAPAHQ [more...]
British Museum’s Japanese history collection reopens @britishmuseum [more...]
Es Devlin nabs UK Pavilion job for Dubai Expo 2020 @expo2020dubai @UKPavilion2020 [more...]
Developers reveal scheme to revitalise Brighton beachfront @MrBoxpark @PeoplePromenade @madeiraterraces @ChalkArch [more...]
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