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Publication: 25th September 2016

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Stratford Town Walk wins Luxury Travel Guide Award for 'Unique Experience of the Year' in Stratford upon Avon.

Stratford Town Walk wins Luxury Travel Guide Award for 'Unique Experience of the Year' in Stratford upon Avon.

Publication: 23rd September 2016

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Stratford's Most Haunted building!

Publication: 20th September 2016

Enlist now for the British Motor Museum’s World War I Family Weekend

Step back in time as the British Motor Museum transforms into World War I Britain. The British Motor Museum is to host a special World War I history weekend on 1 & 2 October in commemoration of the centenary of the First World War. Visitors will be guided around the Museum with a special family trail ‘Kitchener’s Mission’. Activities along the way include decoding secret messages, bandaging wounds in the Casualty Clearing Station, Zeppelin spotting and making a Princess Mary Christmas Gift Tin to take home.

Publication: 20th September 2016

Follow a Victorian ghost story trail at Blists Hill Victorian Town half-term 22nd - 30th October

Families who visit Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge between 22nd and 30th October are invited to follow a Victorian ghost story trail around the historic streets. Discover how famous authors of the time, including Charles Dickens, wrote hugely popular works about spirits, ghosts, fog-shrouded graves and mysterious reflections appearing in mirrors. Some of the most famous stories will be included in the spooky trail.

Publication: 20th September 2016

Discover Mayan crops, Rat Snakes and much more at Stratford Butterfly Farm!

There is plenty for visitors of all ages to discover during October half term at the newly refurbished Stratford Butterfly Farm. Along with the recent improvements, visitors to the Farm can now see around 30 Maya sculptures and artefacts which originate from an ancient rainforest civilisation in Belize.

Publication: 19th September 2016

Ragley Hall in Warwickshire is to host a brand new festival entitled Festival of Flight on 1 & 2 October from 10am – 4:30pm.

The two day spectacular family air show will feature top displays from famous pilots from around the UK and Europe, including aerobatic displays and a World War II pyrotechnics display.

Publication: 12th September 2016

Coventry Cathedral gets a LEGO® makeover!

COVENTRY’S BRICK WONDER - The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum have added a very special model to their Brick Wonders exhibition, just in time for Heritage Open Days 2016.

Publication: 8th September 2016

Choccy Choccy Bang Bang: Cadbury World unveils truly scrumptious creation

Rev up your engines and get ready to take to the skies as Cadbury World reveals its fantasmagorical tribute to Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

Publication: 8th September 2016

Watch Queen Victoria’s Royal household drama on TV then experience everyday Victorian life at Blists Hill Victorian Town

You’ve seen the fascinating life in the royal household at the start of Queen Victoria’s reign on the current ITV series, now find out what it was like for the working man and woman at Blists Hill, a recreated Victorian Town near Ironbridge, Shropshire where costumed ‘townsfolk’ go about their daily lives.

Publication: 5th September 2016

Alrewas Hayes Wedding Fair 23rd October 2016

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