Things to do this May

This May, we’ve highlighted some of our picks for you to visit this month. Now that the sun is out its time to get the family out too to enjoy some great attractions across the UK and US. Whether you’re a football fanatic, an art lover or just a die-hard Spice Girls fan there’s something for everyone with Smartsave discounts.

Man City Stadium Tour (Etihad Stadium, Manchester)


A tour of the Etihad stadium is every Manchester City fan’s dream, what could be better than being guided around the home of the Premier League Champions. Visitors will discover Man City’s footballing history through interactive exhibits and a plethora of memorabilia.

The Stadium Tour will take you behind the scenes of the Etihad Stadium, allowing access to the premium hospitality and directors areas which offer spectacular views of the ground. You’ll also get to visit the press room, players’ lounge and, of course, the champions’ dressing room.

Paradise Wildlife Park (Broxbourne, Hertfordshire)


If you’re looking for an exciting day out with the kids in May, Paradise Wildlife Park is the perfect choice. The Hertfordshire zoo is home to over 400 different animals including red pandas,  monkeys, zebras, not to mention beautiful white lions and more.

A variety of animal activities go on each month for everyone to take part in, there’s also a selection of restaurants and cafés on site for when you get hungry.

 SpiceWorld Exhibition (Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!, London)


March 28 – May 31, 2015: Take a trip down memory lane at Ripley’s this May – or rather – be pulled into the fascinating world of the Spice Girls during the 90’s. At the ‘SpiceWorld’ exhibition, you’ll find an impressive collection of memorabilia including, iconic costumes, limited edition merchandise and more.

There’s plenty of ‘zig-a-zig-ah’ as you’ll listen to some of their greatest albums, whilst rediscovering what made the Spice Girls the epitome of ‘girl power’. #SpiceUpLDN

The Art of the Mannequin (Museum of Arts & Design, New York City)


March 31 – August 30, 2015: Visit MAD this May and explore the innovative works of New-York designer Ralph Pucci. On display are over 30 of his most striking mannequins each with a personality of its own.

Visitors will get a first-hand look at how the 70’s “super model” inspired mannequins are created, from the initial clay sculpting process to the fibreglass finished product.

A Slice of Brooklyn (Brooklyn, New York City)


For pizza lovers, there’s nothing quite like tasting the best in town. On this 4.5 hour guided tour, you’ll do just that – taste slices of pizza from the most popular joints in Brooklyn including, the famous Grimaldi’s under Brooklyn Bridge and L&B Spumoni Gardens in Bensonhurst.

But it doesn’t stop there, your professional tour guide will show you all the landmarks of Brooklyn and Manhattan as well as famous movie locations from films like The French Connection and Goodfellas.