In this section you will find information on what cookies may be set when you visit our website and if necessary how to reject or delete those cookies.

Our cookie statement

Like most websites, we use cookies to collect anonymous statistics about how people use the site and to help us keep it relevant for the user. Cookies remember bits of information from your visit to the site.

A cookie is a simple text file that's stored on your computer or mobile device by a website's server.

They improve things by:

  • remembering the things you've chosen while on our website, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page
  • remembering data you've given (for example, your address) so you don't need to keep entering it
  • measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs

By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. However, you can manage and/or delete these files as you wish. 

We do not use cookies on this website that:

  • collect information about what other websites you visit (often referred to as privacy intrusive cookies), or
  • are not used to identify you personally

Our site cookies

Cookie Website Name Purpose
Cookie preference
CookieControl This cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie.
Necessary cookies
These are strictly necessary cookies to carry out tasks on our website such as remembering your progress through a form or for the purchase of event tickets.
Google analytics
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
Read Google's overview of privacy and safeguarding data (opens in a new window).
Facebook _fbp
These cookie collect statistical information about the users session during their visit to the website to allow us to compile reports and to help us improve the website.
More information on individual Facebook cookies is available on Facebook's cookie page (opens in a new window).
YouTube Visitor_Privacy_metadata
These cookies are used when playing videos from YouTube more information about the cookies used by YouTube is available on Google's cookie page (opens in a new window).

Changing your cookie settings

You can change your computer settings at any time to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies. How you do this depends on your web browser.

You can opt out of using cookies altogether. If you do choose to delete our cookies or disable future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site. If you do decide to disable cookies, you can re-enable them at any time.

You can learn more about cookies and how to manage them by visiting the Information Commissioner's Office website (opens in a new window)

Blocking cookies in your browser

Use the following links to read more about blocking cookies in your browser: