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A STATELY VALENTINE’S TREAT - WESTON PARK
Weston Park, the stately home on the Shropshire \ Staffordshire border has a truly romantic Valentines in store for couples this year.
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Half term fun for Airfix model makers
If you’re looking for something exciting to entertain the children this February Half Term, the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford is inviting families to participate in a fun model making activity. Taking place from Monday 16 to Friday 20 February, visitors will have the opportunity to build a First World War Airfix kit.
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Endangered gibbon born at Dudley Zoological Gardens . . .
Primates staff at DZG are delighted with the progress of a two-week-old Lar gibbon. The youngster was born on January 16 at the leading Midlands tourist attraction to mum, Meo and dad, Huggy who also have a two-year-old daughter, Penny.
Me and my mum: a two-week old Lar gibbon is making good progress at Dudley Zoological Gardens. Born on January 16, the youngster is the offspring of mum, Meo and dad, Huggy and will not be named until staff discover its sex in a few weeks time. More information from Dudley Zoological Gardens›
Grand Opening in April 2015
Stanbrook Abbey will fully open its door in April 2015
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Cadbury World's Snow White & the Chuckle Beans: 31st January & 1st February
Cadbury World is giving visitors another chance to enjoy its popular pantomime, as ‘Snow White and the Chuckle Beans’ returns to the attraction next weekend. The live performance is based on the classic children’s tale with a unique chocolatey twist, as Cadbury World’s own Chuckle Beans race to save Snow White from the Evil Queen. The enchanting story encourages laughter and audience participation; all the key ingredients for a show the whole family can enjoy.
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The SVR needs your vote!
The Severn Valley Railway has been shortlisted as one of the UK’s top historic gems by the BBC’s Countryfile Magazine, and now needs your vote to be crowned the number one Heritage Site in Britain.
The SVR is one of five famous UK tourist attractions shortlisted in the Heritage Site of the Year category of the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2014/15, which celebrate the best of the British countryside.
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- Wedding Open Evening Date: 05/02/2015 Location: Worcestershire
- Murder Mystery Evening – Friday 6th February 2015 Date: 06/02/2015 Location: Staffordshire
- Saturday Night Fever Date: 03/02/2015 - 07/02/2015 Location: Worcestershire
- Broadway and Beyond Date: 07/02/2014 - 07/02/2015 Location: Worcestershire
- Pirates & Princesses Children's Parties Date: 08/02/2013 - 08/02/2015 Location: Stratford-on-Avon
- Reflections of Croome Date: 10/02/2015 Location: Worcestershire
- The Original Dudley Ghost Tour Date: 11/02/2015 - 12/02/2015 Location: Black Country
- Dirty Dancing Date: 13/02/2015 Location: Birmingham
- Valentine Ghost Tour of Stratford Date: 13/02/2015 Location: Stratford-on-Avon
- Valentine’s Day Date: 13/02/2015 - 14/02/2015 Location: Staffordshire
- Valentines 4 Course Romantic Dinner £29.90 Per Person Date: 14/02/2015 Location: Ironbridge & Shropshire
- Valentine's at Moor Hall Hotel & Spa Date: 13/02/2015 - 15/02/2015 Location: Birmingham
- Snowdrop Weekend: indoor display and open gardens Date: 14/02/2015 - 15/02/2015 Location: Coventry & Warwickshire
- VALENTINE ROMANTIC WEEKEND BREAK FOR TWO Date: 14/02/2015 - 16/02/2015 Location: Staffordshire
- Meet The Penguins Date: 15/02/2015 - 17/02/2015 Location: 11
- 2015 February Kids School Holiday Workshop Date: 18/02/2015 - 19/02/2015 Location: Herefordshire
- Croome "Reflections of C18th Garden Design" Date: 18/02/2015 - 20/02/2015 Location: Worcestershire
- Chinese New Year Ceramic Drop-in Workshops Date: 16/02/2015 - 20/02/2015 Location: Ironbridge & Shropshire
- Chinese New Year Date: 22/02/2015 Location: Birmingham
- Croome "Coventry Code Quest" Date: 14/02/2015 - 22/02/2015 Location: Worcestershire