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Spell-binding images at the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition at the Natural History Museum ...read more

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One for the diary...

The Lost Carnival | 22-25 May

Over a century after its mysterious disappearance, The Lost Carnival is reappearing for a few short nights to bring families spellbinding theatre, circus, music and visual trickery. Held in Burrs Country Park in Bury, the carnival will open from 4pm - 9pm, with the audience entering on timed tickets. Full of spectacle and wonder, this is a show not to be missed.
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Win a Very Hungry Caterpillar Hamper!

We've teamed up with Cawston Press, the pressed juice expert and proud supporter of Action for Children's Giant Wiggle, to offer this gorgeous give-away. Top prize is a hamper stuffed full of The Very Hungry Caterpillar goodies and Cawston Press drinks, plus we've got ten bonus prizes of a one-month supply of Cawston Press drinks up for grabs.
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This month's guest contributor...

Vicky Smith of JAMSMITH

Opts for foraging and Poohsticks on a circular walk through Walden Valley in the Yorkshire Dales. Vicky is founder of JAMSMITH – offering seasonal, artisan preserves by subscription. the perfect foodie treat or gift by post.

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Rachel Lees

Countryside made and countryside raised, Rachel fortunately finds herself on Dorset’s wild Jurassic coast. Here she's likely to be found foraging in a hedgerow, writing in her favourite cafe, or with her head poking out a sleeping bag under the stars. She reckons the best of things are absolutely free, and in between wombling around the countryide she gives fighting for justice a good go by freelance writing for international development charities.

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