After the fun of the 2017 Margate Bookie excursion from London, join us on Saturday 24th Feb as Half Day … Continue reading Free Faversham Lit Fest Trip
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 18th and Saturday 19th 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”
It’s been a busy summer in beautiful Margate and as ever we’re doing our best to share this with London. We took a gang down to Margate Pride and had an absolute beach ball!
The ultimate aim of Half Day Holidays social enterprise is for your fun to fund similar trips to the seaside for disadvantaged people who couldn’t otherwise make it. “Seaside For All” is one of our slogans and this mantra is one of the reasons we were so keen to support Margate Pride 2016 Continue reading “Margate Pride: Seaside Fun For All”
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?
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