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Wowcher’s Guide To Halloween Costumes

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Need some last minute Halloween costume inspiration? You’ve come to the right place… Karen from ‘Mean Girls’. You’ll just need a pair of mouse ears, blonde wig and constant vacant stare for this one. Zombie Minnie Mouse Throw on anything polka dot and then go wild with the make up. Need a little help? Then head to a two hour Halloween SFX makeup masterclass with …

Wowcher Gets Wet and Wild @ Hot Tub Cinema

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When it comes to kicking back and unwinding, there are a couple of staple indulgences on which we can always rely: A powerful cinema experience, with its ability to transport us to faraway worlds and regale us with thrilling tales of derring-do, is perfect for momentarily distracting us from our daily worries; Soaking in a hot tub is also a sure-fire winner, what with the …

If at first you don’t succeed…

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When the Rugby World Cup began a few weeks ago, the country was overwhelmed with excitement. Would England bring home the trophy once more and this time reign in triumph on their home turf? Would Twickenham ring loudly with sounds of ‘Swing Low, Sweet Chariot’ as Chris Robshaw lifted the trophy in his (lovely) arms? No. No he wouldn’t. That chariot has sailed. Where we …

Wowcher at the Theatre: The Railway Children

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“Try to imagine it as an adventure, all sorts of things might happen.” E.E. Nesbitt, The Railway Children That The Railway Children should be brought to life anywhere other than King’s Cross seems unimaginable, but even more unimaginable is how well the space at the King’s Cross Theatre plays host to the story, over a century after its initial publication. A staple of family Christmases …

Wowcher Gets Weird @ Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

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Here at Wowcher, we’re fans of the wonderfully weird, the beautifully bizarre and the just plain peculiar. We can’t wait to head down to Somerset to wander through Banksy’s ‘bemusement park’, we’re desperate to try KFC’s new pink burger buns, and hell, we were even on board with green ketchup. So, as a special end of summer treat, I was sent off to Ripley’s Believe It …

For Ends More Split Than Chris & Gwyneth…

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We know that Hollywood romances aren’t necessarily renowned for their longevity (although Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr, who are still going strong 12 years on, would probably disagree), but some recent breakups have had us reaching for the Häagen-Dazs, we must admit. Call us emotional, but the day Gwyneth and Chris consciously uncoupled was a dark, dark day for hopeless romantics everywhere, only …

Rock n’ Roll Cricket: The NatWest T20 Blast

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“I tend to think that cricket is the greatest thing that God ever created on earth – certainly greater than sex, although sex isn’t too bad either” – Harold Pinter When it comes to the UK’s favourite summer sport, we all have our preconceptions. For you, cricket might conjure up images of neatly creased and ironed white kit, dappled sunlight on freshly cut grass, a …