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Experience the UK’s best metropolitan festivals, by Emma Baylis

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As a seasoned festival goer, it’s only taken me until recently to experience a metropolitan festival – a concept that’s been slowly on the rise in the UK and is now a booming part of this country’s live music scene. It’s not hard to see why. Whilst trudging across muddy fields and not showering for […]


Camel milk, anyone? 2017’s crazy food and drink trends, by Shannon Grimm-Berghaus

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Here at Lucre, we love food (who doesn’t?) and with it being the year of all things unicorn themed, chocolate ladened and charcoal coloured, there are some certain trends we should seriously be looking out for. Dairy-free lovers should look past the almond and soy milk – it’s time to think camel. Camel milk is […]


Our favourite top 5 summer cocktails by Laura Duncan

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Even though it may feel a bit far from summer at the moment with the intermittent sunshine amidst cold and grey weather, you can brighten your day with our top picks for summer cocktails. Where you will most likely recognise or know some very well, others might surprise you by their cheeky twists, and leave you […]


Making the most of your outdoor space by Nick Horbowyj

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As the days grow longer and the sun shines brighter, attention shifts back to our outdoor living areas. Whether it’s a balcony, small courtyard garden or vast expanses of lawn, there’s an abundance of exciting and cost-effective methods to spruce up an alfresco space. Here are some trends set to take 2017 by storm: Indoor […]


The Marketing Industry’s Biggest Coup? Beer Yoga is coming to a park near you, by James Harris

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The ancient practice of yoga, which finally gained prominence in the West in the 1980s, is undergoing a rebrand as yogis across Germany, Australia and the Far East are taking to enjoying a bottle of their favourite tipple while seeking mental, physical and spiritual nirvana. Known as Beer Yoga, it’s the latest health and fitness […]


Lucre’s Trending Bucket List Destinations for Summer 2017, by Harriet Ball & Shannon Grimm-Berghaus

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Nothing excites us more than packing our bags and whisking ourselves away to destinations new. Each year we read and hear about places that inspire us and our wish list grows ever longer. We asked around to find out the destinations and holiday experiences that are on the bucket list for the Lucre team this […]


What Does the Facebook Rocket Icon Mean? By Becky Mann

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Over the last few weeks, people may have noticed Facebook users sharing rare sightings of the lesser-spotted Facebook rocket on their social feeds, calling for the community to confirm its purpose on their timeline. For those not yet in the know, Facebook has introduced the rocket icon to just a handful of users as part […]


Foodie Favourites by Ali Gwynne

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Where Brits are headed in the culinary world The results are in and it’s official, we’re a nation of foodies – well, sort of. Coining the term ‘Culinary Magpie’, the latest Great British Chefs Insight report has shown a real resurgence of food trends from 50-60 year ago, with foodies looking to cook things from […]


Brexit and the homeowner: what can we expect? by Jenna Greig

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In not-so-breaking news, this week Theresa May triggered Article 50 and in doing so, ushered Britain head first into Brexit negotiations. For months, every industry in the UK has been pondering Brexit’s impact; how will it affect international travel, for example, or what will the impact be on the pound? All jokes aside, we’re in […]


Don’t worry, be Danish by Gemma Wilson

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The concept of hygge proved to be a publishers’ dream in 2016 with seemingly everyone in Britain subscribing to the Nordic philosophy of wellbeing and simple home comforts. But the benefits of thinking Danishly extend beyond interior design. A new report (released in March 2017) has identified the top 20 happiest countries to live in, […]