THIS year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe is right around the corner and we're got you covered on all the info you're gonna need. Here's the lowdown on how you can attend the world's largest arts festival... What is the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and when is it? The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is considered to be the world's largest arts festival. Dating back to 1947, the event as been called the "most famous celebration of the arts and entertainment in the world". Audiences can enjoy theatre, comedy, dance, circus, cabaret, children's shows, physical theatre, musicals, opera, music, spoken word, exhibitions and events. This year's festival will kick off on August 2, and will run for a whopping 24 days up until August 26. Last year, the festival spanned 25 days and featured more than 55,000 performances of 3,548 different shows in 317 venues. How can I get tickets? Getting tickets for the festival is hassle-free. The organisation's website offers a quick-buy experience. Should you be … [Read more...] about Edinburgh Festival Fringe – dates, tickets and who’s performing
DEMI Sims is the controversial star who recently joined ITV2's The Only Way Is Essex. But it's her new romance with Megan Barton Hanson that's left everybody talking. Here's all you need to know. Who is Demi Sims? Demi is the younger sister to Towie's Chloe and Charlie Sims. She currently works as a make-up artist and brand ambassador and showcases her work on her Instagram page. She also has another sister called Frankie Sims. Chloe is the cousin of Frankie and Joey Essex. Is Demi dating Megan Barton Hanson? Shortly after having met on Channel 4's Celebs Go Dating, Demi started dating Love Island's Megan Barton Hanson. The pair went public with their blossoming romance at the ITV summer party on June 17, with a source explaining that while they had both hoped to find love with a non-celebrity, the TV stars were instantly attracted to one another. "Megan and Demi met on the show and have been dating ever since," one insider told The Sun Online. "It’s really serious. They like … [Read more...] about Who is Demi Sims? Bisexual TOWIE star dating Megan Barton Hanson
THE summer holidays are nearly here, with school kids counting down the days until they get their long break. Here are all the key dates you need to know so you can organise any last minute plans. What are the summer term and summer half term dates? Schools are in their summer term now - it runs from Tuesday, April 23, until Wednesday, July 24. These dates will vary depending on the school and you are advised to check your school's website. The period includes half term, which was from Monday, May 27, to Friday, May 31, 2019. Kids returned to school on Monday, June 3, for the last few weeks until the summer break. When are the summer holidays 2019? Many children will be leaving school for their summer break around Wednesday, July 24. The summer break runs from Thursday, July 25, with pupils returning on Tuesday, September 3. It is always best to check the Government or school website in your area to make sure you have the correct date. Some areas such as Leicestershire break up earlier … [Read more...] about When do schools break up for summer? UK 2018/19 school calendar
PRINCE George is the first-born child of Kate Middleton and Prince William and potentially the future King. The third-in-line to the throne was born on July 22, 2013, and will soon be turning six. Here's everything you need to know about the young prince... What is Prince George's full name? The five-year-old's full name is George Alexander Louis. It took his parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, two days to announce his name. His name was announced in a statement by Kensington Palace, which said: "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to announce that they have named their son George Alexander Louis. "The baby will be known as His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge." What’s his full title? His full title is His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge. But he is also referred to as Prince George of Cambridge. For schooling purposes, as the royal family doesn’t have a traditional last name, he uses George Cambridge. Where does George Alexander … [Read more...] about What is Prince George’s full name and title and how old is he?
THE Ebola virus claimed more than 11,300 lives in West Africa when it swept through Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia in the 2013-2016 outbreak. The World Health Organization has reported new incidences of the highly infectious virus in Uganda, speaking fears that it may be spreading beyond Democratic Republic of Congo. Here's what we know. Where is the latest outbreak of Ebola? The current outbreak is largely confined to Congo, where it has killed nearly 1,700 people - more than two-thirds who contracted it - over the past year. Worryingly, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports three recent confirmed Ebola deaths in neighbouring Uganda, fuelling concerns that the virus may be spreading beyond Democratic Republic of Congo. In June this year, a five-year-old boy in Uganda died from the virus in the first cross-border case during the current outbreak. The youngster had travelled across the border into Congo with four family members, including his mother and father, to visit his … [Read more...] about What is the Ebola virus and where is the latest outbreak?