The English Versailles – Local setting for Hollywood Blockbuster!

The English Versailles! Les Miserables hit the big screens last weekend making £8.1 million in its first weekend and accounted for a huge 40% of all of last weekends cinema viewings! The film, featuring Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe,  is based on the hugely popular musical adaptation of Victor Hugo’s 1862 novel. The […]

Hambleton Bakery all set for TV debut!

Hambleton Bakery – Britain’s Best Bakery Starts Soon! You may recall my blog a several weeks ago where I had just found out that Hambleton Bakery was going to feature on the new ITV series called Britain’s Best Bakery. Well, the date for the first show has now been announced as 26th November at 4pm […]

Christmas Markets in Rutland

As Christmas is now fast approaching (6 weekends until the big day?!), here is a summary of local Christmas Markets. Christmas is a lovely time of the year in Rutland and the independent, boutique shops in Oakham, Uppingham and Stamford, make the area a great place to pick up a more unusual and thoughtful gift. Burghley […]