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Tremendously fun tummy tickling for the Tapirs at Drayton Manor Park!
Zoo keepers at Drayton Manor Park have been sharing the love and treating their resident Tapir, Inca to some special treats including a belly rub, in celebration of National Random Acts of Kindness Day which takes place tomorrow (Friday 17th February).
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Celebrate the birth of flight at the Ironbridge Gorge Museums Half-term 18th – 26th February
You can celebrate the birth of flight during the February half-term with an array of themed family activities at Shropshire’s Ironbridge Gorge Museums as part of their 50th anniversary celebrations.
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It’s plane fun for youngsters at half term
February 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 20 to Friday 24 February, little aviators can choose from a vast number of Airfix kits to build, including a 1:72 Spitfire, Mosquito, Sea Harrier, Mitsubishi Zero, Albatros or Sopwith Pup.
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Drayton Manor Park - Join us for a fun filled day during February Half Term - Saturday 18th-Sunday 26th February
From Saturday 18th to Sunday 26th February we will be opening the doors to our Thomas Land™ attraction and other selected rides for families to enjoy throughout Half Term. With over 25 rides and attractions, the magical Island of Sodor has plenty to offer where fans of the little blue engine can get up close and personal with their favourite characters from the hugely popular Thomas & Friends™ series.
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It’s set to be an exciting 2017 for Dudley Zoological Gardens as they celebrate their 80th anniversary!
They have plenty planned to mark the occasion with a £345,000 redevelopment of several enclosures and celebratory events throughout the coming year.
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The National Sea Life Centre Birmingham says ‘Velkommen’ to nine new Gentoo penguins
Christmas came early for The National Sea Life Centre Birmingham, as the attraction welcomed nine new eager Gentoo penguins from Billund, Denmark who travelled an impressive 1,407 kilometres and eventually waddled happily into their new Midlands home.
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Welcome to Staffordshire...
Love adventure, nature and culture. Love Staffordshire.
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.
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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What's On In Staffordshire
- Dr D's Science Club Date: 10/09/2016 - 11/03/2017Location: Staffordshire
- 6 Course Tasting Dinner Date: 17/03/2017Location: Staffordshire
- Comedy Night Date: 18/03/2017Location: Staffordshire
- Thomas & Friends Weekends Date: 04/03/2017 - 25/03/2017Location: Staffordshire
- Mother’s Day – Sunday 26th March 2017 Date: 26/03/2017Location: Staffordshire
- Mother's Day Lunch Date: 26/03/2017Location: Staffordshire
- 6 Course Tasting Dinner Date: 07/04/2017Location: Staffordshire
- Prosecco Tasting Date: 08/04/2017Location: Staffordshire
- Egg Hunt Date: 08/04/2017 - 21/04/2017Location: Staffordshire
- St George's Day Date: 22/04/2017Location: Staffordshire
- Spring & Summer Flower Arranging – Tuesday 25th & Wednesday 26th April Date: 25/04/2017Location: Staffordshire
- Storytelling with Ruby Date: 29/04/2017 - 01/05/2017Location: Staffordshire
- 6 Course Tasting Dinner Date: 05/05/2017Location: Staffordshire
- Murder Mystery Evening - Friday 5th May 2017 Date: 05/05/2017Location: Staffordshire
- Black Tie Charity Auction Night Date: 06/05/2017Location: Staffordshire
- An Evening with Lola Lamour - Friday 19th May 2017 Date: 19/05/2017Location: Staffordshire