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It’s one of those misunderstood sayings –n’er cast a clout til may is out.  It’s that old chestnut of a proverb that reminds us about our fickle British weather.  And this month’s rag bag of rain, hail and sunshine so far is pretty consistent with that.  Yesterday it was flipflops, today it’s boots and thick
Easter may have whizzed by but I bet quite a few of you are still feeling sick from eating too much chocolate.  Jeans got a bit tight?  Be kind to yourself.  Most of us wolf down more cholesterol in a month than the rest of the year put together.  This is an unverified fact, by
So valentine’s day is over for another year……but there’s still leap year to come….. Did you get it right for your loved one? Guys – did the flowers and the fizz do the biz?   Or did that scratchy orange mohair jumper not quite hit the spot? Marks and Spencer’s underwear guru suggests following their partner’s


How’s your January going? Wet and windy, freezing cold – but are you having a Dry January?  Have you resolved to ban the booze until February 1? Confession time here: none of us at Serious About Events have any intention of giving up alcohol for the month, on the basis that January is a pretty

Rachel’s Blog

We’re All Serious About Christmas !! Well the countdown has begun – not just to our next season of fabulous skittles weekends but of course it’s nearly time for tinsel and turkey. What’s the perfect gift for a skittler?  Anything from a pint to quite a few pints, I would humbly suggest.  Or go on,

The Ultimate Skittles Party

You had to be there.  Of course you did, but for those of you who weren’t, here’s the lowdown on what you missed.  For those of you who were, here are some more happy memories of a cracking weekend.  The standard of play and sportsmanship were beyond awesome, as was the singing and chanting. Hats

Rachels Blog –

WHO SAYS THE BRITS ARE WEIRD?  WE DO!! Last month we talked about pub etiquette – you know, all that ‘waahaay’ when someone drops a glass or that jolly rhetorical question, whose round it is?  Everyone knows of course – they’re just eyes transfixed on the skinflint who never pays up.  Any game of skittles
You never know, they might come up in a pub quiz… Agatha Christie was born a mile from the Derwent Hotel in a now demolished house called Ashfield in Barton Road. She was baptised in the church just up the road from the Derwent hotel. Henry Baskerville a Torquay coach driver who gave Sherlock Holmes

Skittles Extravaganza

A new competition like no other We’re monster busy at Skittles HQ getting final preparations ready for our Skittles Extravaganza in Torquay on the weekend of September 29.  The heat’s really on now as we’re organising the alley timetables and doing the draws for all the competitions, singles and pairs and teams events.  We’ll be


Whether you’re a serious darts player, an occasional pub player or a total novice, find out more on our events page.


Absolute beginner or seasoned player? Skittles is seriously fun for everyone. Find out more on our events page.

25 not out

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