Bloggers Tell Us: What To Do This Week In The UK

07 July 2014 by

Scroll through our gallery to get some ideas on what to do this week...

Weston Super Mare

[a target="_blank" href="http://www.drfoxstearoom.co.uk/tearoom.html">Dr Fox's Tearooms[/a] is the perfect spot for tourists to get away from the hustle and bustle of the seafront. It offers amazing variations on afternoon teas as well as traditional ones too and what's more, they're absolutely delicious. As well as the fab snacks on offer there's also a fantastic view of the sea.

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Aberdeen

Nestled right at the top of Thistle Street, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.oryzahotpot.com/">Oryza Hotpot[/a] is something of a unique dining experience. Simply choose your flavour of broth, select the raw ingredients you wish to cook from the selection provided ie chicken, throw them in to cook in the broth and then enjoy! Simple, fun and unsuspectingly filling!

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Nottingham

Cocktails, proper Italian pizzas and a really cool atmosphere. [a target="_blank" href="http://www.suedebar.co.uk/">Suede[/a] is a bar that has recently revamped and reopened it's doors to the Lace Market area of Nottingham. Co-owned and ran by Nottingham's very own music gal Indiana ('s boyfriend!), there's nothing as cool as this around. Head down for sweet deals on a Sunday night and great pizza, music and drinks the rest of the week!

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Somerset

Celebrate the love of Action Sports in a music-fuelled weekend of dangerous stunts, lots of raving and a killer music line up! With the likes of Netsky and Funeral for a Friend, the [a target="_blank" href="http://www.nassfestival.com/">Nass Action Sports and Music Festival [/a]at the Bath and West Showground is not one to be missed by all you adrenaline junkies out there!

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Birmingham

Situated at the very top of Selfridges is [a target="_blank" href="http://style.selfridges.com/whats-on/meet-makers-evenings-balcony-restaurant">The Balcony Bar[/a] serving Birmingham's tastiest cocktails (and most indulgent pudds - try their delicious Oreo Cheesecake) Happy hour is from 5-7pm Monday to Friday and if you are around this Thursday make sure you check out the Cocktail Master class!

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Sheffield

Now in its 5th year, the [a target="_blank" href="http://www.simt.co.uk/kelham-island-museum/whats-on/5th-1940s-wartime-weekend-vintage-fayre">1940s Wartime Weekend & Vintage Fayre[/a] has a tea dance, wartime ‘living history’ displays, and an array of vintage, antique and crafts stalls. Held on 12th and 13th July at Kelham Island Museum it has a little something for everyone.
 
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York

With the Grande Depart of the Tour De France 2014 making its way through the historical city of York, why not catch some of the live action from the comfort of [a target="_blank" href="http://www.yourbikeshed.co.uk/index.html">Your Bike Shed[/a], a quirky cycle café, complete with in café bike repair workshop. Offering a wide range of delights to enjoy, the friendly staff and cosy atmosphere makes a day out for all, bikers and non-bikers alike.
 
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Manchester

If you're in the area, be sure to catch conceptual artist Ryan Gander's new show at [a target="_blank" href="http://www.manchestergalleries.org">Manchester Art Gallery[/a] this week.  Get ready for a playful yet thought-provoking experience!

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Norwich

If you fancy some live music in an intimate setting, check out [a target="_blank" href="http://thebicycleshopcafe.com">The Bicycle Shop Cafe[/a] on Thursday 10th July where you can hear live music from Sarah Jane Scouten. “Sarah Jane Scouten is the real new deal. New songs that seem instantly familiar, written in the old time style". Not to be missed!

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Bristol

Get your culture fix by joining The Bristol Shakespeare Festival this week on their Summer tour of open-air venues! Enjoy your favourite Shakespeare play while eating a picnic and soaking up some rays.

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Leeds

Head to the captivating [a target="_blank" href="http://www.rhs.org.uk/gardens/harlow-carr">RHS Garden Harlow Carr[/a] in the heart of Harrogate for a floral escape in the countryside. You can stop for a Yorkshire brew at famous Swiss Betty's on site, wander through the flower gardens at your leisure and set the kids free in playgrounds and tree houses for fun in the sun. You can also enjoy The Summer Arts Exhibition there featuring the finest art work from around the region on until 7th September.

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Newcastle

Warm up for Edinburgh Fringe Festival with a full belly laugh at Newcastle's own comedy club, The Stand. Starts this Sunday 13th July tickets available here. -

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Liverpool

[a target="_blank" href="http://www.biennial.com/2014/exhibition/locations/the-old-blind-school-">The Biennial Exhibition[/a] is the latest display of art at the The Old Blind School, Hardman Street. The exhibition aims to combine misbehaviour with the traditional routine of our daily lives, creating an imaginative twist on the things we deem as ordinary. Definitely worth a visit! 

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Here at Grazia Daily we love to explore the UK whenever we get the chance but with our offices based in London it’s sometimes tricky to bring you the need to know from around the UK. So each week our regional bloggers will be sharing their favourite things to do and see outside of the Big Smoke. 

Have any suggestions? Tweet the bloggers your fave places in their areas and they might recommend it next week!

From York and Liverpool to Aberdeen - scroll through the gallery above to get some ideas on what to do this week...


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