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Drayton Manor Park has Easter cracked with some eggs-ellent activities for visitors of all ages
Drayton Manor Park has Easter cracked with some eggs-ellent activities for visitors of all ages between Saturday 8th and Sunday 23rd April. If you’re looking for somewhere to entertain the kids and make memories together this Easter holiday then hop along to Drayton Manor Park right in the heart of the UK. The park’s special Easter trail is fun for all the family, twisting and turning around the park there are clues to find and solve along the way to earn an egg-stra special Easter treat.
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New Museum of Iron opens 8th April in time for Easter - Part of Ironbridge Gorge Museums’ 50th anniversary celebrations
The all new Museum of Iron at Coalbrookdale, in Shropshire’s Ironbridge Gorge, is opening on Saturday, 8th April in time for the Easter holidays after a massive refurbishment. Telling the history of iron making from ancient times through to the present day, it will explain how remarkable discoveries made in The Gorge changed the world forever and why the area became internationally recognised as the Birthplace of the Industrial Revolution.
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Drayton Manor Park, home to Europe’s only Thomas Land™, is set to host a very special bedtime story on Friday 31st March, read by the Fat Controller himself.
The eve before the shiny red engine James gets his very own ride, Thomas & Friends fans from across the UK are invited to pull on their pjs, snuggle down and tune into the story behind the ride in the attraction’s first Facebook LIVE bedtime story.
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Say "I Do" to The Belfry
This month, the Belfry is opening its doors to even more couples as it showcases its spectacular wedding offering.
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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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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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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.
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What's On In 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
- Murder Mystery Evening Date: 23/06/2017Location: Staffordshire
- Intimate Theatre presents Miss Julie Date: 12/07/2017 - 13/07/2017Location: Staffordshire
- 2017 Season Pass Date: 30/03/2017 - 27/10/2017Location: Staffordshire
- Murder Mystery Evening Date: 03/11/2017Location: Staffordshire
- Murder Mystery Evening Date: 24/11/2017Location: Staffordshire