Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top house, the Lakes: ‘It feels like a game of Potter I-spy’ – review

Delve into the world of natural wonders that inspired the author and explore her home on a Lake District family day out

Harlem’s renaissance: how art, food and history are shaping its latest evolution

The Harlem EatUp! food festival starts on 14 May – just one opportunity residents and enthusiastic newcomers have to celebrate and develop the culture of this historic New York district

From Venice into the mountains: fizzing around on the prosecco trail

Prosecco is more popular than ever and from the bacaros of La Serenissima into the Veneto its qualities are being celebrated – and visiting its producers makes for a great wine holiday, too

‘I’m Spartacus!’: gladiators galore at Nîmes’ Great Roman Games

At one of Europe’s biggest re-enactment spectaculars, this year’s show is Spartacus-themed. So, take a seat in the mighty arena alongside 12,000 spectators (togas optional)

Joshua Tree national park: music, myths and art in the desert

In – and around – Joshua Tree the arts and culture shine all year round