August is an exciting time for lovers of books and culture in general. Hundreds of miles from London, they’re gearing up for the festival epic that is Edinburgh. But closer to the capital a very different – but just as interesting – literary experience is on offer.
On Friday 18
th and Saturday 19 th August ‘Half Day Holidays’ is going to be leading some small groups on a voyage: to a beautiful Kent seaside town where a wonderful literature festival called the Margate Bookie Continue reading “Down to the Sea with Books”
More and more people do like to be beside the seaside. Can we harness this for good? Can travel do good? Can it promote positive values? Can more Londoners visiting a reinvigorated Margate benefit everyone? We think we have a plan. And you’re part of it.
As retail chains knock on the independent door of the Old Town and relatively cheap flats are snaffled up by Londoners, will Margate be able to hang on to its charm? Can we be part of a solution?
Continue reading “Seaside Fun for London to Help Margate?”
Wednesday afternoons were made for seaside adventure, so treat yourself to Half Day Holidays and boost your mood and your work too with a trip to Margate.
Continue reading Wednesday Afternoons: Made For Seaside Adventure
…the joy of being ‘in flow’ and why it’s central to this new seaside social enterprise
“Half Day Holidays are a state of mind. Continue reading On Train, on Half Day Holiday and in Flow
Why has this Hackney-based Social Enterprise launched a scheme to take Londoners on mini adventures to the seaside? And how will it subsidise similar trips for inner-city kids?
Continue reading For the Love of Travel: a Social Enterprise
The seaside is closer than you think with #halfdayholidays
Continue reading Chill Out By the Sea