Author Archives: Julia Browne

About Julia Browne

What do you get when you have a Brummie, married to a Liverpudlian living in Devon. A pretty strange accent for one! When I'm not working in the marketing department at TLH, I spend my time pottering around my garden on the edge of Dartmoor, and cooking up curries for my husband who is an addict.

“Strictly Come Dancing” is in their Blood

 

Lynette Boyce and her family

3 generations of the Boyce Family

The new “Strictly” season is back on the BBC, but it’s Strictly Come Dancing every day of the year for Lynette Boyce and her family, for whom dancing well and truly runs in the blood. For over 40 years members of the Boyce family have been wowing audiences and judges with their ballroom dancing prowess. Between them they have won numerous championship awards. Continue reading

Vintage Entertainment Weekend in Torquay

Pasadena Roof Orchestra play vintage sounds

Vintage was once a description mainly applied to fine aged wines. However, these days, “vintage” and “retro” are common words in our vocabulary and refer to everything from vintage clothing to vintage markets, vintage entertainment, jewellery and beyond. It seems that alongside the sleek, modern lines of 21st century design and technology, there is a craving for shabby chic and a bygone era. Continue reading

Our Bowling Greens in Torquay are ideal for your next outdoor tour.

torquay bowling greens

With an outstanding choice of bowling greens to play, outdoor bowling in Torquay is a real pleasure. If you are planning a bowling tour for 2017 or 2018, then take a look at some of the wonderful bowling greens on offer in and around Torbay. And if you stay at TLH Leisure Resort, you can rely on our resident bowling experts to make all the arrangements for your fixtures. Continue reading

A Brief Guide To Sequence Dancing

Sequence dancing at TLH Leisure ResortWith dance numbers apparently in decline you may be surprised to learn that Sequence Dancing is probably the most popular form of traditional ballroom dancing in the UK with good regular attendances at local clubs and classes. So, what exactly is sequence dancing and what makes it different? Continue reading

The First Torbay Air Show

breitling-wing-walkersThere’s excitement in the air, quite literally, in anticipation of the first Torbay Air Show which will take place during the weekend of 10-12 June 2016. There’s a stunning line-up of events planned, both on the ground and in the air, including the fabulous Red Arrows, so this is guaranteed to be a great weekend with something for all the family to enjoy. Continue reading

What’s On in Devon – Our Favourite Food Festivals

healthy foodYou may not immediately associate the South West as a being a popular base for top celebrity chefs, but you would be wrong. Here in Devon and Cornwall we can boast being a base for Michael Caines, Mitch Tonks, the Tanner brothers, Rick Stein and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, to name but a few. And if you’re a food lover looking for what’s on in Devon, you can take your pick from a number of food festivals throughout the year.

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