Academy of Steel run a sword skills school based in Cardiff and Bristol. Based on 14th century Italian skills, Jordan and Melissa who run the school have had years of experience and now want to share their knowledge and passion. Lessons are available from tasters to ongoing training so we decided to go and have a go.
Most people, including myself a few years ago, imagined a man throwing knives around a woman on a target in some sort of nail biting scenario, as seen on TV over the years. Although this does actually happen around the world, and in some cases women are the expert throwers doing the throwing, there is also another knife throwing community that’s growing fast. Target knife throwing!
If I’m totally honest my ice skating isn’t great but I do enjoy it when I go, especially now I have kids. When I was told that Glice® skating having their first rink setup at the Avon Valley Adventure and Wildlife Park in Bristol I had to go […]
Escape rooms seem to have just exploded in the UK, and with so many different themes and locations, they are becoming very popular. I had countless friends posting pictures on social media stating whether they managed to get out or not, and it was really intriguing. I was […]
Fear at Avon Valley is the premier Halloween event in the South-West area, and home to what critics are calling ‘[one of] the most intense mazes I have experienced’ (ScareTOUR), and ‘a brilliantly spectacular night’ (Terror Attractions). Held at the region’s largest family country park Avon Valley Adventure & Wildlife Park, in […]
Welcome to the Adventure Weekend at the Avon Valley Adventure and Wildlife Park. What better way to get some adventure in your life than to immerse yourself in activities for a weekend surrounded by like-minded folk. And if the activities don’t inspire you the speakers will! The Adventure […]
It is a shame that I had one of those blonde days where I thought I had the camera taking pictures, but was in fact filming the in between races, because the Quad biking that we did was brilliant! But I did manage to salvage a little bit […]
Battle Archery is launched in Bristol! Battle Archery is a new and exciting game, which is tactical and extremely fun for all. It is a cross between Paintballing and Dodgeball, but without the pain! With foam-tipped safety arrows, this exciting action-packed game offers multiple mission scenarios and the […]
I first saw the Airwheel on TV and instantly liked the concept. I was intrigued so I went on to the Airwheel website and had a good look around at the wide range that they offer. Not only was I really keen to have a go, but I […]
When I found out we were going to have a go at Hover crafting at the Max Events centre in Bristol, I really didn’t know what to expect. After all, the only hovercraft I had been on was a huge one across the English channel! The ones we […]