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Publication: 21st March 2017

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.

Publication: 20th March 2017

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.

Publication: 20th March 2017

Celebrate Mother’s Day in Shakespeare’s England!

Shakespeare’s England is offering Mum’s a whole host of treats including free admission to attractions and special offers with which to celebrate on Sunday 26 March. With so much to see and do, Shakespeare’s England is the place to spoil Mum’s and Grandma’s this Mothering Sunday.

Publication: 17th March 2017

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.

Publication: 7th March 2017

Weddings at The Belfry

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.

Publication: 1st March 2017

Egg-citing Easter at Cadbury World

For an Easter holiday that’s choc-full of fun, there’s no better place to visit than Cadbury World, with a line-up of eggstra-special activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Publication: 28th February 2017

Celebrate a cracking great Easter with a host of fun activities for all the family in Shakespeare’s England from 8 - 23 April.

Search for clues to win chocolate prizes with Easter trails and egg hunts, make an Easter bonnet, wander around spring gardens or simply enjoy a traditional Easter lunch with friends and family.Visitors can enjoy a host of events across the five Shakespeare Family Homes. Join the curious creatures at Zoolab’s Tudor Workshop at Mary Arden’s Farm, build and fly a kite at Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and create a finger puppet show at Shakespeare’s New Place. Take part in an Easter Rabbit Hunt at Hall’s Croft and explore the house and gardens to find William Rabbit. The Hunt is on at Shakespeare’s Birthplace! Track down the treasure with the help of music, comedy and fun with the in house acting troop, Shakespeare Aloud!

Publication: 28th February 2017

An exciting new initiative "What is the road ahead for the British Motor Industry"?

Spend a day exploring the future of the British motor industry on Saturday 25 March from 9.45am – 5pm at the British Motor Museum. Appealing to everyone who has a passion for motoring, this day of short lectures will shed light on the current position and what we can expect in the future. The event will appeal to enthusiasts, students and automotive professionals.

Publication: 28th February 2017

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.

Publication: 27th February 2017

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.