Get impish in Lincoln for 2021

Hidden in the upper reaches of Lincoln Cathedral you’ll find a symbol of the city surrounded by myth and legend: the Lincoln Imp. You can spot the petrified little Imp above the Angel Choir – there’s even a spotlight to help find him. But in 2021, you’ll have no trouble discovering the impish fellow, thanks to a summer trail of 30 colourful imp sculptures across the city. http://bit.ly/39O4rJH

New museum confirms Spring opening

Derby’s new, and much-anticipated, Museum of Making has confirmed it will reopen in Spring 2021. Celebrating the area’s rich history of innovation, the new museum in the Derwent Valley Mills UNESCO World Heritage Site will be a contemporary space, telling Derby’s 300-year history of making to inspire new creativity on the site of the world’s first factory. https://bit.ly/3btAcak

Share the #loveEastYorkshire

East Yorkshire’s latest profile-raising campaign aims to get people sharing their top memories of the area using their favourite photographs on social media channels, using #VisitEastYorkshire. The Love East Yorkshire campaign promotes positive conversations with previous (and future) visitors through shared experiences – as well as reassuring and promoting confidence that East Yorkshire is a safe place to be when it is time to welcome back visitors. https://bit.ly/2ZAe7Bv

Roll up, roll up for a £135 million masterplan – including a ‘Centre for Circus’

A newly-published town investment plan (TIP) for Newcastle-under-Lyme lists nine different projects that could be featured in a £135 masterplan for the Staffordshire market town. One of the more eye-catching proposals is for a £2.8 million ‘Astley Centre for Circus and Performing Arts’ – named after the 18th century, Newcastle-under-Lyme born ‘father of the modern circus’, Philip Astley, that would ‘permanently establish Newcastle as a world centre of circus. https://bit.ly/3buJ6o4

Park Proms plan, with built-in social distancing

The Broadlands Estate near Romsey, in Hampshire, is hoping to open its gates to debut Park Proms later this summer. The outdoor music festival is scheduled to take place in the historic grounds of the Estate over two days in August and will feature world-class artists and performances including the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra and Aled Jones. Plans are also in place, should social distancing still be required in August. https://parkproms.com

Hull Noir

Hull Noir, the city’s celebrated crime festival, is back with a bang for a day-long online event on Saturday 20 March. The inaugural 2017 festival was held to huge acclaim from crime fiction lovers. Follow Hull Noir on Facebook and Twitter (@hullnoir) for all the most up to date information. There’ll be no charge for tickets. https://bit.ly/3qQmTHA

Follow King Alfred’s Way by bike

A provider for off-road cycling experiences now features three specific products for cycling holidays in the UK, including a four-day guided trip along new trail, King Alfred’s Way. Wessex Gravel Adventures also offers a South Downs Way two-day guided trip, and an Introduction to Bike Packing (during a New Forest 2-day experience).https://bit.ly/3dhxKWZ