Rosslyn chapel: Da Vinci code and the Scarboro link!

Ten miles south of Edinburgh … Rosslyn, a nice small village with not great accommodation, but graced by Britain’s most stunning chapel, adorned every inch in intricate carvings, motifs and social and religious icons. Plus eagle-eyed visitors will see in the family photograph display at the rear of the visitor centre, an image featuring lord Londesborough … once the doyens of Scarborough and one of whose homes is now … a Buddhist centre at The Crescent.

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Stephen Joseph Theatre

Twenty voices, 70 minutes ... spellbinding performance by Serena Manteghi in Build A Rocket.

No costume changes, no other actors but a tour de force solo by the young woman who previously played Little Voice at the SJT.

A tale about fortitude in the reality of unmarried motherhood, a rollercoaster of emotion and interactions, delivered fast and furiously. Standing ovations at the Edinburgh Fringe and at the Ayckbourn theatre.

Serena can act any role, any character, any voice, and writer Chris York could be heading for stardom too.

Serena Manteghi and writer Christopher York at the poster-hanging following the SJT performance

Serena Manteghi and writer Christopher York at the poster-hanging following the SJT performance

Rotunda: free for children

William Smith, the pioneering geologist who was on his uppers when he settled in Scarborough, took an apartment at the corner of Bar Street (see the blue plaque) and suggested the shape of the building known affectionately as the Rotunda, created by the Philosophical and Archaeological Society.