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Coventry to host UK City of Culture 2021

Coventry will host the prestigious title of UK City of Culture 2021, Arts Minister John Glen announced today. The decision was made after an independent panel of culture experts, chaired by television producer and screenwriter Phil Redmond, visited each of the five candidate cities before recommending Coventry as the winner.
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Cadbury World unveils won-deer-ful Christmas creation

Weighing in at over 11 stone, Cadbury World’s chocolatiers have revealed a fantastically festive chocolate creation to celebrate the arrival of the attraction’s Christmas Celebration Weekends. Inspired by one of the characters found on Cadbury selection boxes, yule be surprised to hear that 70kg of milk and white chocolate went into bringing Santa’s favourite reindeer to life.
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Tiny Tots Trail of Treats set to enchant little ones at Blists Hill Victorian Town in December

Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge, is putting some magic into Christmas especially for their youngest visitors with an enchanting festive trail for under fives. Available on selected days leading up to Christmas, the fun, new Tiny Tots Trail of Treats will delight children and their grown-ups as they follow clues to find treats around the Town on 29-30 November and 6-7, 13-14 and 20-21 December.
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Spectacular Family Fireworks at Blists Hill Victorian Town Saturday 4th November

See the night sky spectacularly lit up over Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge on Saturday evening, 4th November when the townsfolk will be celebrating Guy Fawkes’ foiled Gunpowder Plot with a fantastic family fireworks display.
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Ghostly Gaslight Halloween fright night at Blists Hill Victorian Town - Saturday, 28th October

Dress up in your most scary costume and go along to the Ghostly Gaslight Halloween fright night at Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge on Saturday evening, 28th October when the streets, shops and houses will be transformed into eerie places filled with ghosts, ghouls and monsters. The buildings will be illuminated in spectacular style and fireworks and pyrotechnic effects will light up the night sky.
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Half term model making at Cosford

October half term is just around the corner, so if you’re starting to plan how you’re going to entertain the children, look no further than the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford who are inviting families to participate in a fun model making activity. Taking place from Monday 23 to Friday 27 October, little aviators can choose from a vast number of Airfix kits to build, including a 1:72 Mosquito, Sea Harrier, Mitsubishi Zero, Albatros or Sopwith Pup.
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Staffordshire has some of the best days out and attractions in the UK. Like the teeth-rattling rides at Drayton Manor Park or those at Alton Towers.

Staffordshire is also brimming with culture. Did you know that it's home to the only china fit for a Royal dinner party? The world's greatest pottery manufacturers, including Royal Doulton, Spode and Portmeirion are based in Staffordshire.

For those seeking a little more adventure, there are sporting thrills to be found at Tamworth's indoor SnowDome, and Stoke-on-Trent's Waterworld, the UK's number one indoor aqua park.

Don't forget to see the panorama of Cannock Chase - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and take brisk bracing walks in the Peak District National park.

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