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Our Thoughts, Ideas & Tips and From The World Of Events!
Best Bars in Bristol
There is nothing better this time of year then enjoying a good pint of beer or G&T in a great classically English pub. Here at Obis360 , we have put together some great bars local to the Bristol area where you can wet your whistle this Winter.read more
Restaurants in Newcastle
Since its getting colder and the nights are getting longer its time for some good home made dinners! We have put together some great choices of places to try out this season around the Newcastle area. We hope you’re hungry!read more
This week, Obis360 is highlighting some fantastic hotels in the Cambridge hotel ideal for any events or Christmas Parties you might have coming up.read more
We have selected some top restaurants to visit around the Aberdeen area. Why not try some great restaurants to this winter and get your fill of some great comfort food guaranteed to warm you body and soul.read more
Sheffield , located in gorgeous South Yorkshire , has a wide selection of venues ideal for you next conference or private dinner. At Obis360 we have put together a few options that could host your next big event!read more
Bath 5 Star Hotels
Bath is a historical town filled with beautiful buildings and was once home to famous author Jane Austen. This summer we have curated a list of 5 star hotels that would amazing for your next event or retreat.read more
Here at Obis360, we have put together a list of high end restaurants in Leeds that you can accommodate a private dinner or drinks receptions for your next event.read more
We at Obis360 curated a catalogue of some historical and unique venues in Nottingham that will be ideal for your next event.read more
2nd August Post Brighton
After being cancelled the past two years Brighton is hosted its annual Pride celebration the 5th-7Th August. Widely acknowledged as the country’s most popular Pride festival , we at Obsi360 have put together a list of some amazing hotels to stay for the eventful weekend.read more
Cool venues in Birmingham
The 2022 Commonwealth Games, is an international multi-sport event for members of the Commonwealth that is scheduled to be held in Birmingham from 28 July to 8 August 2022.With all eyes on Birmingham during this historical sporting event, we wanted to shine a spotlight on some different and historical venues local to Birmingham that could host your next event.read more
Beachside Restaurants in Swansea Bay ,Wales
The Wales Air show will once again be taking to the skies over Swansea Bay on Saturday 2 July and Sunday 3 July 2022! So I have put together a list of local restaurants and bars to check out after the dazzling displays.read more
5 Amazing Hotels in Oxford
Alice in Wonderland became one of the most popular, most widely quoted and most widely translated children’s book ever written. Alice’s Day is celebrated on the 2nd July and is an important day for children’s literature and Oxford as it was written by Oxford local Charles Dodgson, pen name Lewis Carroll. To celebrate Alice’s Day , we have put together a list of great hotels to stay while exploring the inspiration of this famous story.read more
Best Bars and Restaurants in Manchester City
Park Life festival is back at Manchester this coming weekend 11-12th June. We have put together a carefully curated list of some amazing restaurants and bars to check out during your weekend away!read more
The International Art Festival is taking place in Salisbury this May running from 27th May till 18th June. I have put together a list of great restaurants to try out while visiting, as well as some great hotels to stay!read more
Top restaurants in Perth, Scotland!
The annual Art Festival is taking place in Perth , Scotland this May running from 19th-28th May. We , at Obis360, have put together a list of great restaurants to try out while visiting that are a must go!read more
New London venues opening 2022!
There is always some new and exciting happening in London and this year is no different. Check out the below a list for some highly anticipated venues and hotels that will be opening this year!read more
New Restaurants opening this Spring
It is that time of year where the days are getting longer and the flowers are in full bloom, and everyone is spring cleaning and decluttering their lives. As we get rid of the old be sure to check out these great new restaurants opening in London.read more
Grand National Liverpool
The 2022 Grand National will take place on Saturday 9th April 2022 and will take place (as almost always) at the Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool, England. It’s promising to be a great day out. After the big race (or any time) why don’t you check out some of the exciting restaurants Liverpool has to offer! I have selected a few great options belowread more
St Patricks Day celebrations around Ireland
St Patrick’s Day on 17th March is the biggest day in Ireland’s cultural calendar and a national holiday, with a host of events throughout Ireland in celebration of the nation’s patron saint. Here are some of the activities and events that will be take taking place in Ireland for St Patrick’s Day. Why not get involved!read more
Six Nations Venues
The Six Nations Round 4 will start from 11 March onwards and the games will kick off first at Cardiff, Rome, Twickeham , Dublin and Paris. Here are some great venues you could stay at and restaurants to explore near the stadiums.read more
Upcoming hotels in Scotland 2022
There is some very exciting venues opening throughout Scotland this year. As well as a few refurbishment giving a some well loved hotels a new face lift. Here are some few of most anticipated venues to check out.read more
Exciting new Restaurants to look forward to!
It’s 2022 and there are many things opening this year to get excited for. The following restaurants have opened their doors so why not spend the next few months supporting some local businesses and try some great new food. Here is a list of some exciting openings starting in London. We will be back in a fortnight focusing on with another UK town/city.read more
Hotels and venues open and opening soon!
While we still living life with new rules, there are few things that are returning to normal. The following venues have opened their doors (but still adhering to all safety guidelines and restrictions). Hospitality establishments are exempt from the rule of six – but no one should attend or socialize with others in a group of more than six Be sure to check out what hotels are still offering for events with smaller groups and support these vital businesses.read more
Top 5 Restaurant for Help Out to Eat Out in Septemeber
As we all know during August the government started a scheme called Help Out to Eat Out where all restaurants will be offer £10 per person off all meals on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays when dining in to help boost the economy after we have gone into a COVID-19 recession. Overall the scheme has proved to be massively successful with restaurants fully booked up. Certain restaurants have extended the scheme into the month of September so here are 5 popular chains that are still doing the Help Out to Eat Out for September.read more
St Paddy’s Day
Saint Patrick’s Day is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick the patron saint of Ireland. Each year, thousands of partygoers wearing Irish green and Guinness hats descend on London for St Patrick’s Day. Countless people soak up the luck of the Irish as they turn the capital green on March 17. It’s not a public holiday in England, London pulls out all the stops for St Patrick’s Day each year. This year celebrations start from 13th March -15th March, the weekend before. I have listed a few of the exciting things happening that weekend and where best to go.read more
Celebrate Shrove Tuesday aka Pancake Day!
Pancake Day, which is otherwise known as Shrove Tuesday,it is always the day before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the 40 days leading up to Easter. This year it falls on Tuesday, February 25th .read more
Love is in the air…
It’s the month of love, so why not treat your loved ones to a beautiful meal at one of our favourite restaurants in London.read more
Chinese New Year- Year of the Rat
Chinese New Year is also known as the Spring Festival and is the most important date in China’s traditional calendar. Chinese New Year always commences on the lunar new year which, this year, falls on Saturday 25th of January 2020. Celebrations usually last for seven days and this year is the Year of the Rat. The Rat is the 1st animal of the Chinese zodiac. Representing luck and wealth, people born in 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008 and 2020.read more
Brush off your January Blues
Congratulations, you have made it to 2020! Doesn’t that have wonderful ring to it? Good things are going to happen and you’re going to treat yourself to some fun things to do. Let’s keep the delight of Christmas wonder and positivity going into January.read more
The countdown to Christmas is on and with a few days left till the big day I thought I would put together a list of some last-minute Christmassy ideas to do to get you in the Christmas spirit. I’m sure by now you have been to a few Christmas markets but there is loads of other things to do with loved ones before and after the big day.read more
Hot, hot, Hot Chocolate!
Ahhh the cocoa bean , the bean that has given glorious chocolate. During this time of year while its cold and dark outside I prefer drinking chocolate than just eating it, Preferably hot with whipped cream and marshmallows. National Cocoa Day has fallen on the last Friday the 13th this year which sounds like the perfect day to get some hot yummy chocolate , check out the list below on some of the best places to go!read more
Christmas Markets Galore
It is only November, but the Festive season is in full swing and I don’t know about you, but I am fully embracing it. The festive lights, the mulled wine and all the late-night shopping. One of the best places to get all your Christmas present and feel very festive is going to Christmas markets which Europe is famously known for. Lucky for us, England offers some of the most magical Christmas markets and I put together a list of the Top five must visits Christmas markets this year!read more
Cupcakes, cupcakes, cupcakes!
Cupcakes, who doesn’t love them? The perfect sized little treat, and this week, on the 10th November, it just so happens to be National Vanilla Cupcake day! What a great excuse to have a cheeky little cupcake or two! I have put together a list of where to find some of the yummiest and beautifully decorate cupcakes. They all do vanilla flavour of course, but be sure to try out their ‘ambassador’ cupcake. Each bakery has one and it’s normally , the most popular cupcake for each respective bakery.read more
Spectacular and Spooky Halloween Events
As another month draws to a close , it brings us one step closer to Halloween! This day where the veil between the living and the dead is the thinnest and a massive excuse to dress up and go out dancing! a night full of ghouls and scares , be sure to find yourself at the best event this weekend. Have a look at some of the spookiest events in town and be sure to grab your tickets and costume before!read more
Pumpkin Patch Picking
Ahhhh Autumn, that means crispy leaves, darker night and the return of the pumpkin season. On the 26th October it is National Pumpkin Day, and we have put together a list of some Farms where you can pick your own pumpkin in time for pumpkin pie and Halloween. Also, it’s a great fun for the whole family and very Instagram worthy.read more
Pasta la vista
Bancone has three dining bars where you can enjoy your delicious freshly cook pasta and watch the world go by. Its pasta in made fresh every day and you can watch the chefs prepare your meal from your seat. Their dishes have a been influence greatly by classic Italian dishes, but they have pushed the boat out with what you can do with pasta. Any dish is to die for, so try something different that is one of a kind.read more
Eat your Dessert first
The nights are getting dark early, the leaves are being to turn brown and fall, and the signs of fall season is here. The colder days brings the craving of comfort food, hot chocolate with marshmallow, baked treats and yummy desserts. Its all brings us another great National Day, on the 14th October its National Dessert day! In London you have been spoilt for choice with sweet treats on every corner but here are a few recommendations of a few dessert musts!
The best coffee shops to visit around UK
Ahhh coffee, where would we be without it? Probably still grumpy and asleep! Coffee has become such an essential part of people’s lives, it’s weird to image a day going without. I’m not the only one to feel this way as the 1st October is National Coffee day, all coffee lovers rejoice! I have put together the top 5 highest rated coffee shops around England. They are all small independent coffee shops who have a passion for coffee. Most of these cafes have won awards for their talent and it’s easy to see why when you try the coffee.read more
Pancakes, Crepes, Flapjacks ….
Who doesn’t’ love a good brunch? And brunch would not be complete without pancakes! So, this week, on the 26th, its National Pancake day! So, I have put together my own personal pancake guide to the best brunch spots to grab some delicious and Instagram worthy pancakes!read more
Round of golf anyone?
So this week it just so happens to be National Miniature Golf day, what a day to celebrate because who doesn’t love a game of mini golf. So you’ve come to the right place because we have put together a list of some of the coolest places to play a game of great game of Mini golf.read more
So, its Valentine day in Colombia on the 21st September September. Before you say anything, I know we have already had Valentine’s day this year, but who needs an excuse to do something romantic with their loved one. So, in honour of the Colombian day of love, we have found some romantic places that even Cupid would approve of!read more
Looking for the best Pizza in town? Look no further …
On the 5th September it is National Cheese Pizza day, and it makes perfect sense that Pizza would have its own national day!read more
Bank Holiday Fun- 5 things to do this long weekend
Another bank holiday is quickly approaching, and if , like me ,you’ve completely forgotten all about it fear not! We have made a list of some brilliant events and festivals happening over the long weekend, so you can really make the most of your extra day off.read more
There are a few holidays that we look forward to all year, Christmas Day, New Years Eve and of course Prosecco day! This year it falls on the 13th August and to make life easier for you, we found some amazing places to quaff your glass of Prosecco in style.read more
On the 24th July , it is Tequila day in the United States. Now if, like me , you suffer from the fear of missing out then we have the perfect list of bars and restaurants for you! We have found a few secret gems area London that will have you believing you’re in the heart of Mexico City! This is the perfect list for anyone that loves a good Margarita and Taco!read more
Where to watch Wimbledon?
The British Summertime has finally arrived, which means the sun is out, the Pimms cocktails are flowing and it’s the start of the Wimbledon Championships! We have put together a list of our favourite London spots this summer where you can enjoy all three. This is the next best thing if you are among the unlucky few that don’t have Centre Court front row seats.read more
It’s beginning to look a lot like…
It’s happened. December has arrived and if you’re like us, it’s come as a bit of a surprise! Where has the time gone? But fear not, we have collated a wonderful festive list of things to do this festive season in London town…read more
October fun- What to do in London!
We are welcoming Autumn here in Obis 360 head office. The season is changing and we’re wrapping up warm to discover the hidden delights that the city has to offer us!read more
TOP 5 Bank Holiday Weekend Events
Did the august Bank Holiday sneak up on you too? Good news, we hear it going to be sunny and dry! To celebrate, we have selected a few ideas for you to enjoy withing London Town.
Take a look below for some inspiration:read more
Summer Solstice… What will you do?
What is Summer Solstice?
The word solstice is from the Latin solstitium, from sol (sun) and stitium (to stop).
It’s celebrated all around the world in many cultures with music, dance and feasts. So the question is, what will you do this 21st June to celebrate the Summer Solice?read more