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Don’t miss out on some of the great talks and events at Destinations

Don’t miss out on some of the great talks and events at Destinations

With over 72 hours of entertainment, The Times presents Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show, will celebrate its 18th birthday with even more events, incredible choice of exhibitors, expert advice and exclusive offers. Don’t miss out on any of the talks, food and dance demonstrations and workshops at the Show, which will be held at Earls Court, London from Thursday, February 2 to Sunday, February 5, 2012.

Here are some of the entertainment highlights from the Show:
Thursday, 2nd February:
10.30 am Wanderlust Travel Awards (WES)
10.45 am Perfect Jewellery by KFD Jewellery (TTW also other times)
11.45 am Batik Textile Design by Plan International (TTW also other times)
12.30 pm Turkish Cuture and Toursim Office presents Traditional Turkish dancing (WES
also other times)
2pm Turkish Delights presented by the Turkish Culture and Toursim Office (TaTW)
3.30 pm MAHAMAYA Boutique Resort presents elegant Indonesian dance withBalinesedance (WES also other times)
4 pm Tourism Thailand presents Monsoon Valley Wine Tasting (TaTW also other times)
4.45 pm Turkish Ebru Workshop presented by the Turkish Culture and Tourism Office (TTW also other times) all day – Icelandic schnaps and confectionery on the Regent Holidays’ stand (E42)

Friday, 3rd February:
12 Traditional Food & Wine from Ta’Mena and the Island of Gozo (TaTW also other times)
12.30 pm Destinations Presents ...Sir Trevor McDonald OBE in conversation with (WES)
1pm Liz Bonnin, Wild Animal Biologist & TV Presenter (Meet The Expert Theatre One)
1pm Inside Japan Tours presents Tim Anderson, BBC MasterChef 2011 Winner (TaTW)
2.30pm Destinations Presents ..Peter Snow and Dan Snow in Conversation with (WES)
4.30pm Mongolian contortionist, Iona Luvsandorj- the Guinness record holder – will perform on the Zendmen Travel Stand ( AA72)
4.45pm Indian Street Food presented by Conscious Foods (TaTW also other times) Saturday, 4th February:
10.30 am Sensational Salsa presented by Puerto Rico Tourism Company (WES)
12- 1pm Kev Reynolds will do a book signing after his talk on the Mountain Kingdoms’s stand (AA86)
12.30 pm Argentinia Travel presents Tango (WES also other times)
1pm Monty Halls, Marine Biologist & TV Presenter (Meet the Expert Theatre Two)
2pm Destinations presents…Celebrity Chef and Author Manju Malhi (TaTW, also on Sunday at 12pm)
2pm & 3pm Levi Roots, Entrepeneur, Chef & Musician (Meet the Expert Theatre One) followed by Caribbean Food Made Easy (TaTW)
3pm Stuff Your Rucksack panel session with Kate Humble (Meet the Expert Theatre Two)
3.40 pm Egyptian Drumming Workshop presented by Sharm Travel UK(STW also other times)

Sunday, 5th February:
11am School of Wok presents flavours of China (TaTW also other times)12pm Expert Panel Session about Honeymoons (Meet the Expert Theatre Two)
12.40 pm Visit Asia presents Choi Kwang Do (STW also other times)
1pm Dan Cruickshank, Historian, Broadcaster & TV Presenter (Meet the Expert Theatre Two)
3.30pm Creatures great and small with Tropical Inc (WES and TTW also other times)
3.40 pm Learn Samba with Songlines Magazine (STW also other times)
3.45pm Henna with Shamim (TTW also other times)
4pm Sake Tasting presented by Natsuki

There are also talks on photography every day, every hour in the Amateur Photography Travel Photography Theatre.


WES= World Entertainment Stage
STW = See the World stage
TTW = Touch the World stage
TaTW = Taste the World stag