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Break Escape Loughborough: The Sands of Time

Following on from the horrors of Nerve Klinik, we headed back to Ancient Egypt to take on The Sands of Time…

Again, there’s no story for us to paste into the review, but from what I can remember, an archeologist was trapped in an Egyptian tomb many years ago trying to retrieve its treasures. 300 more words

Break Escape Loughborough: Nerve Klinik

To break up the 4+ hour drive to Gravesend for our Panic Rooms binge, we stopped off halfway there to play a couple of games at Break Escape in Loughborough. 468 more words

Food and Drink in the Past: Trade

In our last session, we discussed the importance of trade to what ends up on our plate. This short animation from TED-ed explains the significance of the Silk Road to the global exchange of goods and ideas. 80 more words


2018 VNSL Preview: Loughborough Lightning and UWS Sirens

Sirens begin their season with a trip to Loughborough to face last season’s table-toppers, Loughborough Lightning. Centre pass is at 6pm and both teams will be looking for a positive start. 771 more words


Food and Drink in the Past: Feasting

In our last session we looked at luxury and feasting as it related to food and drink, examining how this can be seen in different time periods and places, one of which was medieval and Tudor England. 125 more words


Dog Man Star

Although its pretty much under my nose I hadn’t previously made it to Modern Painters, New Decorators in the Carillon Court shopping centre in Loughborough.  An invite to this enterprising space, run – I believe – by ex-Loughborough art School people, was quite a shock.   285 more words

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Food and Drink in the Past: Transition to Farming

What does farming have to do with invention and innovation? Permanent residences, division of labour, central government, and complex technologies — all essential for advancing civilizations — could not have been developed without the move from hunting-gathering to farming. 143 more words