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Wowcher gets high with Virgin at Bristol International Balloon Festival!

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Nestled in the rolling Somerset countryside, every year the picturesque Ashton Court plays host to The Bristol International Balloon Festival – Europe’s largest hot air balloon event. And this year, a few Wowcher elves were lucky enough to be among the visitors! This year’s festival, the 37th annual event, proved to be a record-breaking spectacular, with around 500,000 turning out across four days to see …

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 …

Keep The Kids Busy This Summer!

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Back in our day (sigh), you could give kids a bucket and a stick and they’d happily spend hours re-enacting a jousting competition in the street. These days, if you give them a bucket and a stick, they’ll either cry or work themselves in a frenzy looking for the ‘ON’ button. Hopscotch and British Bulldog have been replaced by Playstations and iPads, and with such …