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Afternoon Tea treat for mums at Cadbury World this Mother’s Day
There’s no better place to take chocolate-loving mums this Mother’s Day, with Afternoon Tea and more to enjoy at Cadbury World on Sunday 26th March.
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Free admission to Ironbridge Gorge Museums for mothers on Mothering Sunday 26th March
As part of their 50th Anniversary celebrations The Ironbridge Gorge Museums are inviting mums to enjoy a day out as their guest at five of their sites on Mothering Sunday, 26th March, when accompanied by another full-paying adult. This free entry offer includes Blists Hill Victorian Town, Coalport China Museum, Tar Tunnel, Jackfield Tile Museum, Museum of The Gorge, the Darby Houses and Enginuity.
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Discover all about the colourful history of Dudley Castle during exclusive after hour talks and tours.
Due to popular demand Dudley Zoological Gardens is launching a variety of family friendly themed evenings, which will feature a tour of the 11th century castle in the heart of the 40-acre site and talk by former Castle Keeper, Adrian Durkin.
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2017 is BIGGER in Birmingham
Throughout the year, the city is hosting some amazing events, with everything from international cricket and painted bear trails, to world-class free outdoor cultural performances and dinosaurs running wild! And this is in addition to the already fantastic annual events and attractions already here in the city. More information - visitbirmingham.com/biggerin2017
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France under Friendly Bombs is Focus of Lecture - 9 March 2017
The Allied bombing campaign against targets in France during the Second World War will be the focus of a lecture taking place at the University of Wolverhampton next week. The lecture entitled ‘France under Friendly Bombs, 1940-1945’ will be presented by Professor Andrew Knapp, Emeritus Professor of French Politics and Contemporary History at the University of Reading, also an accomplished author on the subject.
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Cars & Coffee revs into action with a special Hot Rods day
The first Cars & Coffee event of the year will launch the season in style with a fabulous array of Street Vans, Hot Rods and Custom Cars on Saturday 11th March from 9.30am – 4pm.
More information from Coventry Transport Museum›
Welcome to the Black Country...
Love castles, canals and craft. Love the Black Country.
The Black Country derives its name from its industrial past of coal mines and blast furnaces during its heyday of iron and steelmaking. Today it is a vibrant and modern urban area that builds on the ingenuity and innovation of its past.
There is over 400 years of glassmaking in the Stourbridge Glass Quarter (www.glassquarter.org.uk), experience authentic sights, sounds, smells and tastes whilst chatting to costumed characters at the Black Country Living Museum (www.bclm.com) . Sample the nightlife in Wolverhampton, the arts in Walsall and the great outdoors in Sandwell Valley Country Park.
For information on an exciting programme of entertainment and events, places to visit and things to see and do in the borough of Dudley visit www.discoverdudley.org.uk