Paul Quinn has urged Dundee United to stop beating their players up with memories of past glories – starting by ripping down photos of the golden era in the 1980s. The former Tannadice defender insists the club must now embrace the modern-day era no matter who they appoint to replace Csaba Laszlo. He was sacked as manager on Sunday, 24 hours after United’s humiliating 5-1 defeat at home to Ross County. Quinn said: “There are bigger problems there than just replacing the manager. There needs to be an element of realism around the whole club. “There’s expectation everywhere you go but some places just don’t have the realism to merge with it. “It seems that within the past few seasons the aims at Dundee United are coming without having the right foundation round about it. “The squad is huge and the place is draining at times. “Let me tell you from personal experience, it can be a negative thing. For the players who see the pictures of … [Read more...] about Dundee Utd must get real and they can start by removing glory days pics
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Did you know that you can learn all about and sample the world-famous gin at Bombay Sapphire Distillery? Located in the historic Laverstoke Mill in a quaint village near Basingstoke, the distillery offers guided tours, cocktail masterclasses and a range of gin experiences. Open seven days a week, you can enjoy your favourite tipple whenever you fancy an ice cold G&T. Self-guided tours are the most popular choice and take around two hours to complete, which includes a complimentary gin cocktail at the bar (or mocktail for drivers). Read More Crazy about GIN About Bombay Sapphire Distillery: The state-of-the-art distillery set by the banks of the River Test, opened in 2014. Visitors can go behind the scenes and discover how 10 exotic botanicals from around the world are infused into the gin. There are a number of experiences and tours on offer to the public. Drivers need not miss out as they can enjoy a mocktail in the Mill Bar and then pick up a complimentary takeaway gin … [Read more...] about Learn all about gin at Bombay Sapphire Distillery
Stuck for things to do over the next six weeks? The Chron has put together a bumper crop of activities across Northamptonshire for parents, guardians and children to get stuck into for little or no cost at all. 'Dennis and the Chamber of Mischief' Mischief Makers Summer Reading Challenge 2018Interactive storytellerDuston Library27 July 10am to 11amSuitable for 6-11 years (booking is required).Family Fun DayTombola, splat the rat, crazy bikes, karate, face painting, street food, bouncy castle, police cars and cadets and reptiles.Kings Heath Park12noon to 3pmRhymetime Duston Library Activities (for under 5's)August 6th, 13th, 20th10am to 11amNorthampton Active (formerly Northampton Playdays)Free afternoon of children's play, including a zip-wire, bouncy castles, soft play, sports including football, bowls and tennis and 'Lenny the Land Train' The Northampton Active Stage will als play host to a magician, dance acts and rhymetime performances. (In partnership with Northampton Leisuire … [Read more...] about Cheap as chips summer holiday events to fascinate and entertain your children in Northamptonshire
There are activities taking place for the whole family across Sussex during the summer holidays, here is a handy list of what’s on. From archery to counting butterflies, there is something for everyone. Angmering: Out of Bounds - Active Summer Day CampsDay camps for eight to 12 year olds, for £24 a day. Activities will include adventure golf, bowling, clip ‘n’ climb, footgolf and soft play. The camps will run from 9:30am through to 4:00pm.July 30 and 31, August 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21.www.out-of-bounds.co.uk/offers-events/active-summer-day-camps Arundel: Arundel Museum - Summer ExhibitionArtworks created by students aged 15 to 18 from secondary schools will be displayed. The individually chosen 80 GCSE and A level examination pieces that form the exhibition have been selected from more than 1000 artworks.August 6 to September 2 daily from 10am-4pm.www.arundelmuseum.org/?event=arundel-museum-summer-exhibition&event_date=2018-08-06 Arundel: Arundel Wetland … [Read more...] about What’s on over the summer holidays in Sussex?
Wondering what do over the next seven days? Here are ten of the best events. 1. Danny Baker: Good Time Charlie’s Back. Friday, July 20, £22-£24.50, 7.30pm, The Hawth Theatre, Crawley, 01293 553636. Following his critically acclaimed Cradle To The Stage tour, which played more than 50 dates across the UK, broadcasting legend Danny Baker returns to the stage with a brand new show, Good Time Charlie’s Back, which he has vowed will serve as his farewell tour. 2. Carpenters Gold. Friday, July 20, £19-£20, 7.30pm, Chequer Mead, East Grinstead, 01342 302000. This tribute show is produced by West End director and performer Vikki Holland-Bowyer. Vocalist Vikki promises a fast-moving production that accurately portrays not only The Carpenters’ musical brilliance, but also Richard and Karen Carpenter’s infectious magnetism. Vikki said: “As well as paying meticulous attention to Karen’s mannerisms, we’re also keen to faithfully recreate … [Read more...] about Ten things to see in Sussex, Friday to Thursday, July 20-26