TED is a world renowned nonprofit organisation devoted to ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’ and previous speakers have included Richard Dawkins, Bill Gates and several Nobel Laureates. Read the rest of this entry »
Say the name “Lancaster” to most people in the street and chances are it will conjure up two distinct images. The historic Northern city with it’s Castle, rich heritage and internationally renowned University. And of course, the name of Britain’s most illustrious and celebrated Bomber Plane, made famous by it’s “Bouncing Bomb” missions during World War II.
May 2013 marks the 70th anniversary since 617 squadron took to the air in a “Lancaster” heading for the Ruhr Valley armed with a revolutionary bomb, (devised by the great inventor Sir Barnes E Wallace), with the primary aim to destroy the great Dams and industrial heart of Hitler’s Germany. “Operation Chastise“ was an audacious plan to break down the infrastructure of the industrial factories in central Germany, with “The Bouncing Bomb” which had been devised and tested under great secrecy in Kent and Chesil Beach. Read the rest of this entry »
[ About This Video ]
The Midland is often cited as being one of the most iconic buildings in Britain. And this year, to celebrate its 80th anniversary year the hotel will host a spectacular Vintage celebration.
Wayne Hemingway was interviewed at the hotel on 2nd May for the official press launch for the summer of celebrations.
- Written by: +Kris Littlewood