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Butlins Skegness
Butlins
Butlins
Skegness
Skegness
(officially Butlins
Butlins
Resort
Resort
Skegness), formerly Butlin's Skegness
Skegness
or Funcoast World; is a holiday camp located in Ingoldmells
Ingoldmells
near Skegness
Skegness
in Lincolnshire, England. Sir William Butlin conceived of its creation based on his experiences at a Canadian summer camp in his youth and by observation of the actions of other holiday accommodation providers, both in seaside resort lodging houses and in earlier smaller holiday camps. Construction of the camp began in 1935 and it was opened in 1936, when it quickly proved to be a success with a need for expansion. The camp included dining and recreation facilities, such as dance halls and sports fields
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Ingoldmells
Ingoldmells is a coastal village, civil parish and resort in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated on the A52, and 3 miles (5 km) north from the resort of Skegness. Ingoldmells is known as a holiday destination, with sites containing large numbers of caravans. The first Butlins holiday camp was located in the village.Contents1 History 2 Geography 3 Governance 4 Holiday parks 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit]Church of SS Peter and Paul, IngoldmellsThe parish church is a Grade I listed building dedicated to Saint Peter and Saint Paul and dating from 1200. The chancel was demolished in 1706, and the church was restored in 1858 and 1892
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Butlins Redcoats
Redcoat is the name given to frontline staff at Butlins holiday camps in the UK. A Redcoat has duties ranging from adult entertainer or children's entertainer to stewarding.Contents1 History1.1 Uniform 1.2 Recruitment and training 1.3 Roles2 Similar staff 3 Media appearances3.1 In fiction4 Redcoats 5 Notes 6 External linksHistory[edit]Redcoats at Butlins Filey in 1947The first Redcoat was Norman Bradford. When Sir Billy Butlin opened his first Butlins in Skegness he realised that his guests were not engaging with activities in the way he had envisioned, most kept to themselves, and others looked bored. He asked Norman (who was engaged as an engineer constructing the camp) to take on the duty of entertaining the guests which he did with a series of ice breakers and jokes
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Warner Leisure Hotels
Warner Leisure Hotels offers holidays for adults in 13 country and coastal properties around the UK in the following locations: North Wales, Somerset, Herefordshire, Berkshire, North Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Isle of Wight, Suffolk, Hampshire and Warwickshire. Warner’s hotel in Warwickshire is currently being developed and is not yet open to the public. Warner Leisure Hotels is privately owned and is part of Bourne Holidays Limited together with Haven and ButlinsContents1 History 2 List of hotels2.1 Nidd Hall Hotel 2.2 Thoresby Hall Hotel 2.3 Corton Coastal Village 2.4 Gunton Hall Coastal Village 2.5 Sinah Warren Hotel 2.6 Lakeside 2.7 Bembridge Coast Hotel 2.8 Norton Grange Coastal Village 2.9 Cricket St Thomas Hotel 2.10 Littlecote House Hotel 2.11 Holme Lacy House Hotel 2.12 Alvaston Hall Hotel 2.13 Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel 2.14 Studley Castle3 Marketing slogans 4 Live Music and Entertainment 5 ReferencesHistory[edit] Captain Harry Warner opene
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Seaton, Devon
Seaton (/ˈsitən/) is a large seaside town, fishing harbour and civil parish in East Devon
Devon
on the south coast of England. It faces onto Lyme Bay and is historically part of Axmouth
Axmouth
(to the east) and Beer (to the west)
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Listed Building
A listed building or listed structure is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England
Historic England
in England, Historic Environment Scotland
Historic Environment Scotland
in Scotland, Cadw
Cadw
in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland. The term has also been used in Ireland, where buildings are surveyed for the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage
National Inventory of Architectural Heritage
in accordance with the country's obligations under the Granada Convention. However, the preferred term in Ireland is protected structure.[1] A listed building may not be demolished, extended, or altered without special permission from the local planning authority, which typically consults the relevant central government agency, particularly for significant alterations to the more notable listed buildings
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Rhododendron
Former subgenera:Candidastrum Mumeazalea Pentanthera Tsutsusi Rhododendron
Rhododendron
/ˌroʊdəˈdɛndrən/ (from Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek
ῥόδον rhódon "rose" and δένδρον déndron "tree")[3][4] is a genus of 1,024 species of woody plants in the heath family (Ericaceae), either evergreen or deciduous, and found mainly in Asia, although it is also widespread throughout the highlands of the Appalachian Mountains
Appalachian Mountains
of North America. It is the national flower of Nepal. Most species have brightly coloured flowers which bloom from late winter through to early summer.[5] Azaleas
Azaleas
make up two subgenera of Rhododendron
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Harold Ridley Hooper
Harold Ridley Hooper (1886, Bury St Edmunds – 1953)[1][2] was an English architect based in Ipswich, Suffolk. He was elected ARIBA in 1910, having been articled to John Sewell Corder,[1] and started his own practice in Ipswich in 1912. He was a Colonel in the 4th Battalion of the Suffolk Regiment during World War I. He was later Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk. His buildings include the Electric Palace Cinema, Harwich (1911),[3][4] Butlins Skegness holiday camp (1936) and other designs for Butlins Ltd. References[edit]^ a b Antonia Brodie, ed. (2001). Directory of British Architects 1834-1914: A-K. Continuum International Publishing Group. pp. 945–946. ISBN 0-8264-5513-1.  ^ Crawford (1990) 1976 ^ Crawford (1990) 19-21 ^ Eyles, Allen (2001). Old Cinemas. Osprey Publishing. p. 6. ISBN 0-7478-0488-5. Crawford, David (1990). British building firsts: a field guide. David & Charles
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Grade II Listed
A listed building or listed structure is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England
Historic England
in England, Historic Environment Scotland
Historic Environment Scotland
in Scotland, Cadw
Cadw
in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland. The term has also been used in Ireland, where buildings are surveyed for the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage
National Inventory of Architectural Heritage
in accordance with the country's obligations under the Granada Convention. However, the preferred term in Ireland is protected structure.[1] A listed building may not be demolished, extended, or altered without special permission from the local planning authority, which typically consults the relevant central government agency, particularly for significant alterations to the more notable listed buildings
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Easter Even
15 April (Western) 15 April (Eastern)2018 date31 March (Western) 7 April (Eastern)2019 date20 April (Western) 27 April (Eastern)2020 date11 April (Western) 18 April (Eastern)Frequency annualRelated to EasterHoly Saturday (Latin: Sabbatum Sanctum), the Saturday of Holy Week, also known as Holy and Great Saturday, the Great Sabbath, Black Saturday, Joyous Saturday, or Easter Eve,[1] and called "Joyous Saturday" or "the Saturday of Light" among Coptic Christians, is the day after Good Friday. It is the day before Easter and the last day of Holy Week in which Christians prepare for Easter
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Amy Johnson
Amy Johnson
Amy Johnson
CBE (1 July 1903 – 5 January 1941) was a pioneering English aviator who was the first female pilot to fly alone from Britain to Australia. Flying solo or with her husband, Jim Mollison, she set numerous long-distance records during the 1930s. She flew in the Second World War as a part of the Air Transport Auxiliary
Air Transport Auxiliary
and died during a ferry flight.[1]Contents1 Early life 2 Aviation career 3 Second World War 4 Death4.1 Disputed circumstances5 Honours and tributes 6 In popular culture 7 See also 8 Notes 9 References9.1 Citations 9.2 Bibliography10 External linksEarly life[edit] Amy Johnson
Amy Johnson
was born at 154 St
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Kingston Upon Hull
Kingston upon Hull, usually abbreviated to Hull, is a city and unitary authority in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.[2] It lies upon the River Hull
River Hull
at its confluence with the Humber
Humber
Estuary, 25 miles (40 km) inland from the North Sea,[2] with a population of 260,200 (mid-2016 est.). The town of Hull was founded late in the 12th century. The monks of Meaux Abbey
Meaux Abbey
needed a port where the wool from their estates could be exported
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Daily Express
The Daily Express
Daily Express
is a daily national middle market[2] tabloid newspaper in the United Kingdom. It is the flagship title of Express Newspapers, a subsidiary of Northern & Shell (which is owned by publisher Trinity Mirror). It was first published as a broadsheet in 1900 by Sir Arthur Pearson. Its sister paper, the Sunday Express, was launched in 1918. As of December 2016, it had an average daily circulation of 391,626.[3] The paper was acquired by Richard Desmond
Richard Desmond
in 2000. Hugh Whittow has served as the paper's editor since February 2011
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Empire Exhibition, Scotland 1938
Empire Exhibition, Scotland
Scotland
1938 (unofficially known as the British Empire Exhibition, Glasgow) was an international exposition held at Bellahouston Park
Bellahouston Park
in Glasgow, from May to December 1938. The Exhibition marked fifty years since Glasgow's first great exhibition, the International Exhibition (1888)
International Exhibition (1888)
held at Kelvingrove Park
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Miniature Railway
A ridable miniature railway (US: 'riding railroad' or grand scale railroad) is a ground-level, large scale model railway that hauls passengers using locomotives that are models of full-sized railway locomotives (powered by diesel or petrol engines, live steam engines or electric motors).Contents1 Overview 2 Distinction between a ridable miniature railway and a minimum-gauge railway 3 Miniature railways 4 Gallery 5 See also 6 References 7 Bibliography 8 External linksOverview[edit] Typically miniature railways have a rail track gauge between 5 in (127 mm) and 18 in (457 mm), though both larger and smaller gauges are used. These large model railroads are most often seen in urban parks or in commercial settings, such as amusement park rides. At gauges of 5 in (127 mm) and less, the track is commonly raised above ground level. Flat cars are arranged with foot boards so that driver and passengers sit astride the track
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Butlin's Clacton
Butlin's Clacton
Butlin's Clacton
was a holiday camp located on Clacton-on-Sea
Clacton-on-Sea
in England. It opened in 1938 and closed in 1983. History[edit] Clacton-on-Sea
Clacton-on-Sea
is the largest town on the Tendring
Tendring
Peninsula
Peninsula
in Essex and was founded in 1871. It is a seaside resort that attracted many tourists in the summer months between the 1950s and 1970s, but like many other British seaside resorts went into decline as a holiday destination since holidays abroad became more affordable. In 1936 Billy Butlin
Billy Butlin
made moves to create a new holiday camp there, by buying and refurbishing the West Clacton Estate, an amusement park to the west of the town
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