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Thursday, January 26th, 2017


With owners of larger properties in the Cheltenham area asking (and getting) over £8,000 in rental fees for the four days of the Cheltenham Festival, why not rent out your accommodation commission-free with Eventful Stays and make a killing in 2017?


Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Rome istock 3

If you decide to visit Rome in winter, you may feel as though you have the whole city to yourself, but don’t despair! Many of the major attractions are open all year round and what better way to beat the queues?


Wednesday, December 21st, 2016


Notre Dame de paris in night with fireworks

‘Oooo la la’ …. If you are looking for stunning entertainment and all night jollies, there is nowhere better than Paris to celebrate New Year’s Eve.


Thursday, December 1st, 2016


If you want to cast a jelly-brain jinx to render your enemies helpless or convulse them into hysterics by hurling a tickle charm their way, Hogwarts in the Snow, London will fulfil all of your Harry Potter dreams.


Monday, November 21st, 2016

Christmas Decorations
Christmas markets originated in Germany and their history dates back to the Late Middle Ages. Dresden’s Strietzelmarkt was first held in 1434, and the Munich market in 1310.

Nowadays you will find Christmas markets all over Europe. Towns and cities are transformed into winter wonderlands, full of colourful stalls selling gingerbread, German sausages, decorations, hand-made gifts and mulled wine. (more…)

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland

Whether you are the ‘bah humbug’ type of person at Christmas who would rather stay in bed until it’s all over or, on the other hand, you embrace the festive season with a frenzy of gift-buying, partying and general over-indulgence, Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park is one of the best annual events in London.


Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Halloween party with children having fun wearing fancy dress costumes

Halloween has emerged as one of the top children’s events in the UK, when spooky goings-on, frightening zombie themes and terrifying treats feature at parties up and down the country.


Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Rowing at Henley on Thames

Henley Royal Regatta is one of the most prestigious events in the UK boating calendar, but if you are planning a ‘maiden voyage’ to Henley, there some useful tips to take on board.

Every well-heeled visitor’s favourite event to be ‘seen at’, Henley hosts 200 races over 5 days with some of the world’s top rowers and sailors taking part from all over the world.


Friday, September 9th, 2016

Taken at Burghley Horse Trials in England.

If you are planning a trip to the Burghley Horse Trials, Lincolnshire from 31 August- 3 September, 2017 why not make a long weekend of it and make the most of this prestigious event.


Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Southampton Boat Show

This year’s Southampton Boat Show promises to be like no other with an amazing line up of interactive attractions, the latest innovations, over 500 exhibits, world launches and more. To find out more here’s 10 reasons you can’t miss it.

There’s so much to enjoy, from the Hurricane and Spitfire air display, to trying out the boats themselves and even music and fashion shows on the festival stage. Find out more about the attractions at this years Southampton Boat Show on their website.

It really is a fabulous event, so much so that we’re offering one person the chance to win 2 free tickets to the event on the date of your choice.