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Publication: 30th January 2014

Dudley Zoological Gardens' Patagonian sealion, Orry, tips the scales at a respectable 63 stone during his daily winter weigh-ins.

Sealion's winter weigh-in at Dudley Zoo...

Patagonian sealion Orry's daily weigh-ins ensure he stays fit and healthy during winter.

Publication: 30th January 2014

Half term fun for Airfix model makers

Half term fun for Airfix model makers

If you’re looking for something exciting to entertain the children this February Half Term, the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford is inviting families to participate in a fun model making activity.

Publication: 29th January 2014

Valentine's Romantic stay

Valentine's Romantic stay

Friday 14 February

Publication: 29th January 2014

Keeper Jay Hayward feeds Asiatic lion, Mwamba, some of the meat covered in edible glitter in a bid to sort out his constipation!

Gittering success for DZG lion’s constipation...

How do you know if a lion's constipation is sorted? Simple – put edible glitter in his food and get keepers to look out for sparkles in faecal samples!

Publication: 27th January 2014

Happy 5th Birthday, BBC Birmingham Tours!

Happy Birthday BBC Birmingham Tours!

Today we are celebrating our 5th birthday. Over the past five years, we have welcomed over 20,250 visitors to our TV and radio studios at the Mailbox.

Publication: 27th January 2014

DudleyZoologicalGardens’ AssistantCurator, RichardBrown,TeachesSumatranTiger, Joao,TheLocalDialectInReadinessForBlackCountryDay

Owamya tigger at Dudley Zoo . . .

Keepers at Dudley Zoo are brushing up on their Black Country dialect by practising the local lingo on newly-arrived Sumatran tiger, Joao.

Publication: 27th January 2014

Scorsese Season Comes to the Giant Screen Cinema

Scorsese Season Comes to the Giant Screen Cinema

See Scorsese as you’ve never seen his film’s before on the largest screen in the Midlands.

Publication: 23rd January 2014

Pantomime Jack is back at Cadbury World this weekend! 25th-26th Jan & 1st-2nd Feb

Cadbury World is giving you a final chance to enjoy a ‘giant’ performance of its seasonal pantomime, Jack and the Cocoa Beanstalk!

Publication: 22nd January 2014

Daytime Tour of BBC Birmingham - Wed 29th Jan

Fancy a sneak peak around BBC Birmingham?

BBC Birmingham are opening it's doors for a special daytime tour on Wed 29th Jan at 1:00pm.

Publication: 20th January 2014

New for 2014! The BBC Birmingham Quiz

New for 2014...Even more exciting fun on a BBC Birmingham Tour!

This January, BBC Birmingham Tours are launching their own specially designed quiz show which you can take part in next time you visit us.

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