MagnetWeb

For Arts, Attractions, Events,
Entertainment, & Hospitality

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The DIRECTORY provides information about Arts, Entertainment, Leisure Activities and Hospitality in the UK. In conjunction with the website there is a printed magazine, available free of charge through selected Hotels, Music, Theatre and Entertainment Venues, Libraries, Tourist Centres and Attractions in the UK.

Image for Education Cuts article Students and Lecturers Unite Against Education Cuts
“Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know”. For Daniel J. Boorstin, the University of Chicago’s renowned former historian and an ex- Harvard & Oxford student, the opportunity to further expand...
Say NO to expansion at Heathrow. British Airways and Heathrow Airport are once again banging the drum for the imbecilic notion to construct a third runway at Heathrow. One proposed site is to the north of the M4 effectively creating a separate adjacent airport with the possibility of doubling flights...
Image for Language Show Live 2016 article Language Show Live 2016: The UK Will Need Many More Linguists After Brexit.
How many languages do you speak? Anyone reading the Spanish version of this article and living in Britain, is likely to have at least two – their own and English, as well as probably being able to...
Image for Sport Business Summit 2016 article The Sport Business Summit 2016: Spotlight on the Murky World of Football Player Transfers
“England simply do not have the same aura of old. Opposition teams are no longer cowed in their presence”. This was the conclusion of the Guardian newspaper’s football writers, Daniel...
Image for Property Boom article In The Path Of the Property Boom: East London’s Art Galleries Face An Uncertain Future
Have you ever been to Shoreditch, Whitechapel or Bethnal Green? If not, you probably think of this part of the capital as full of take-away kebab & chicken outlets, betting shops,...
Image for Fashion Week article The Commercialization of the Catwalks: Has London Fashion Week “Lost It’s Romance?”
“Fashion has become very noisy. It used to be something wonderful, a world of allure, refinement and scarcity. Not any more”. That was the view expressed by Patrick Grant, the creative...
Image for Teachers Uniform Debate The School Uniform Debate (2): So What Should The Teachers Wear?
A “Gestapo Headmaster”: That’s how Matthew Tate, newly appointed to run the Hartsdown Academy in Kent, was described in a “Daily Mail” headline on 6th September. The previous day –at the start of the new...
Image for School Uniform article The School Uniform Debate: Imposing Conformity In The Name Of Equality?
Back in July – just as most families and their children were beginning their summer holidays – the German discount chains Aldi and Lidl sparked a price war in the school uniform sector. As reported by...
Image for No Escape From The Music “Have you noticed: You can never get silence anywhere these days?” If Bryan Ferry, the English songwriter & vocalist, was complaining about the incessant recorded music to which customers are submitted in many shops & supermarkets across the UK, perhaps he’s partly...

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