The birth of a monster
Did you know that Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein was written in Bath, while the author was living in a house near the abbey? To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the spooktastic book, we explore some of the key locations that helped bring the tale to life and uncover the true story behind the work’s mysterious and scandalous author more >
12th October 2018
The best alternative theatre shows in London
Fed up with the West End? Seen Mamma Mia! one too many times? Add a twist to your next theatre trip with one of these awesome alternative shows in London. Be adventurous! more >
9th October 2018
The best film festivals on the GWR network
Film festivals are a great way to catch the latest releases, both mainstream and obscure. So, if you want to be the first to see the newest blockbuster, or you fancy exploring the outer reaches of the industry, here’s our guide to what’s on offer. And make sure you travel by GWR train to ensure you get the best seats in town. more >
28th September 2018
Keep the kids busy this October half-term
It’s that time of year again, when you get badgered with half-term demands from the little ones in your life. If you anticipate drawing a blank when asked, ‘What are we doing today?’, don’t fret – we’ve got it covered. Enjoy these fun family activities from across the network. more >
16th October 2018
Top five vegan eateries
There’s been an explosion in interest in veganism in the UK, with loads of people turning to the meat and dairy-free diet due to concerns about animal welfare, the environment and health, joining the 3.5m British people who already only eat plants. If you’re a vegan or just interested in trying out different kinds of food, here’s our quick guide to some great restaurants on the GWR network. more >
4th October 2018