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The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is coming to London’s most famous arena, The Royal Albert Hall, to showcase the finest talent from the United Kingdom! It would be great if you could list the event on the Lodonist page as it is an attraction that makes for a fantastic family day out.

Fan favourites such as Tyler Bate, Flash Morgan Webster and Jack Gallagher will be in action as the elite talent go head-to-head to earn a shot at the current WWE United Kingdom Champion, Pete Dunne.

The first United Kingdom Championship Tournament was held in 2017 and was broadcasted live to 180 countries around the world on the WWE Network, and the Superstars will be hoping to write their name into the history books by ending Pete Dunne’s Title reign on home soil.

Yescapa: Hire a motorhome from locals across Europe

Yescapa van in Majorca, Spain

Ever feel like escaping the crowds on holiday? Yescapa makes travelling off the beaten track easier allowing you to hire a motorhome or campervan from locals across Europe.

While there's lots to look forward to this summer, nothing kills the holiday vibe more than battling crowds of other eager tourists. With Yescapa, once you've prepared your summer playlist your only worry will be finding the best spot to watch the sun set.

Sandown brings the jungle to Esher with The Great Brick Adventure

Sandown brings the jungle to Esher with The Great Brick Adventure

Sandown Park Racecourse’s new exhibition is quite literally being built piece by piece this summer. The Great Brick Adventure by Bright Bricks, the UK’s only LEGO certified professional business, will take over the racecourse with more than two million LEGO bricks on 17 – 19 August.  

The three-day family event will bring its wild side to Surrey with its interactive Great Brick Safari and Mythical Beast displays.

Sandown Park’s Surrey Hall will be completely unrecognisable as the transforms into a jungle with more than 80 life-size LEGO models, including lions, tigers and meerkats; some of which are interactive. Guests will be treated to an immersive experience with lighting and sound effects throughout the venue.

Drivers Urged To Plan Ahead For Tall Ships Races Sunderland 2018

Drivers Urged To Plan Ahead For Tall Ships Races Sunderland 2018

SUNDERLAND residents and visitors to The Tall Ships Races Sunderland 2018 are being urged to take note of road closures during the five-day festival of sail.

From 11 to 14 July, the city, which is the start port for the international sailing event, will welcome up to 1.5m visitors keen to see the 55 ships taking part and enjoy a packed schedule of music, theatre, circus and dance.

And, to make sure the festival goes without a hitch, Sunderland City Council is encouraging people to plan their journeys in advance.

On Thursday 12 July, a Crew Parade of sailors and young people from around the world will start at Burdon Road and make its way to St Peter’s Campus,resulting in the closures of Burdon Road and Park Road for the afternoon.

Giant owl sculpture trail coming to bath this summer

Owls

Minerva’s Owls of Bath 2018 will be the latest public art sculpture trail from the team that brought the city the enormously popular Lions of Bath in 2010 and King Bladud’s Pigs in 2008 – one of the first major sculpture trails of its kind in the UK.

The project takes its inspiration from the Roman Goddess Minerva, to whom the Roman Baths Temple was dedicated in the 1st century AD, and whose animal symbol was the owl of wisdom.  The colourful public art sculpture trail will also mark the 10th anniversary of the Pigs.

All Bar One unveils a new collection of environmentally friendly wines

All Bar One unveils a new collection of environmentally friendly wines

A sip towards sustainability, as All Bar One unveils a new collection of environmentally friendly wines

Sustainable sipping just became a reality, as your next glass of wine with friends will help the planet too.

Pioneering a movement called One for All & All for Wine, All Bar One is unveiling one of the biggest collections of sustainable wines on the high street that are set to deliver minimum impact on the environment and maximum impact on your taste buds.

The Albert Dock receives royal approval to be renamed The Royal Albert Dock Liverpool

 The Albert Dock receives royal approval to be renamed The Royal Albert Dock Liverpool

Albert Dock Liverpool has been granted the prestigious title Royal in recognition of the pivotal role it continues to play in the city's fortunes.

The iconic destination attraction - which is located on Liverpool's UNESCO World Heritage Waterfront, and home to the largest group of Grade I listed buildings in the country - changes its name from today (June 6, 2018) to The Royal Albert Dock Liverpool. This honour acknowledges the high standards represented by Albert Dock and highlights the numerous current and former sovereigns who have recognised the importance of the Dock both for its historical and architectural significance and its place within Liverpool.

Enter A Summer of Spritz with Carluccio’s

Enter A Summer of Spritz with Carluccio’s

Embrace the most enviable of Italian rituals this June by pulling up a seat on a sun-drenched terrace and sipping on a refreshing spritz – for free! To celebrate the launch of its vibrant new spring/summer menu and spritz range, Carluccio’s is offering a free Aperol Spritz to everyone buying an antipasto dish, every day until 7pm throughout June. Perfect foraperitivo hour, the Italian way to ease into a meal. New for summer is Crab Bruschetta with Devon crab, frisée lettuce and tomato on grilled ciabatta - or try the burrata and 14-month aged prosciutto served with pane carasau – a traditional Sardinian flatbread.