The growth of the tourist industry in the UK

The growth of the tourist industry in the UK

As industrialization took hold in the 19th century people gradually started to earn higher wages and the wealth started to be spread around. People were now able to save some money each month, and often they would spend this money on their annual family holiday. During the 19th century a

The entertainment industry through theme parks and holiday camps.

The entertainment industry through theme parks and holiday camps.

One of the ways that the general public have been entertained has been through theme parks and holiday camps. Both these types of entertainment have attempted to offer activities for the whole family in a limited and restricted area. The benefits for the families is that these types of entertainment

Entertainment through being a sports fan

Entertainment through being a sports fan

Today huge numbers of people spend their spare time away from work following their sports team or even sporting events. They are able to do this by either going to a ground to watch their team in action in stadiums or sporting venues, or by merely sitting on the sofa

Entertainment through sports participation

Entertainment through sports participation

Entertainment through sports participation really gathered pace during the industrial revolution when more and more people were attracted to live in urban areas. During the 19th century the first sports clubs were founded and at this time leagues were created, and confirmation of all the rules in each sport were

Entertainment and the Mass Media – Music

Entertainment and the Mass Media – Music

There is not an older form of entertainment than music. For centuries people have been entertained by artist’s abilities to create and produce music. Regardless of the affluence of a society music has played a part in every culture with the most basic form of music being the ability to

Entertainment and the mass media – television

Entertainment and the mass media – television

Television in the home are nowadays taken for granted with every household in the UK on average having just over 2 televisions. The television covers nearly everyone’s interest and the broad range of channels that are available nowadays means that the whole family are catered for. The only difficulty is

The British Film Industry

The British Film Industry

The British film industry has been grown rapidly over the past 150 years since film was first developed. It started with an advance from one static shot to a series of shots linked together. As the initial progress and innovations were being made the First World War took place which

Entertainment and Live shows – part 2

Entertainment and Live shows – part 2

One of the oldest forms of live entertainment that is still running today is the circus. The idea of a circus involves the central location of a big tent and then a number of acts coming together to produce a show for a paying audience. There are many different acts

Entertainment and Live Shows

Entertainment and Live Shows

Live entertainment often involves watching people perform in person in the form of live shows. These are often held in arenas such as theatres, studios and stadiums, yet performance can be held on the street, and open-air performances are popular summer past times. The most famous live shows are those