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Publication: 27th February 2013

‘Mine It, Make It, Move It’ - New event at Blists Hill Victorian Town

Blists Hill Victorian Town, one of the ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums, is getting set to host a brand new hands-on event where families will be able to find out more about the innovations and technology of the Industrial Revolution.

Publication: 26th February 2013

Easter Egg

Celebrate an eggstra-special Easter at Cadbury World

Join Cadbury World this Easter for an action packed programme of chocolatey filled fun for all the family.

Publication: 25th February 2013

Mothers day egg

Say ‘thank you Mum’ at Cadbury World

Cadbury World is giving visitors a very special way to say ‘thank you’ this Mother’s Day weekend (Saturday 9 – Sunday 10 March).

Publication: 22nd February 2013


Ironbridge Gorge Museums announces it is entering the Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award 2013 – your help needed!

The Ironbridge Gorge Museums are preparing to apply for the Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award. Over the next few weeks the Museum will be calling upon all of its fans to nominate the Museum and say what they love about it.

Publication: 22nd February 2013

Open Cockpit

‘Open Cockpits’ tickets on sale 18th Feb

300 tickets for the popular aviation enthusiasts’ event ‘Open Cockpits Evening’ at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, will go on sale from Monday 18th February through the Royal Air Force Museum’s website. This exclusive evening will commence at 6pm on Saturday 18th May with a wide range of aircraft available for close viewing on the night: including transport aircraft, jet fighters and unique research airframes.

Publication: 22nd February 2013

Ironbridge Village

Ironbridge Gorge Museums in Culture 24’s Connect10 Competition

The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust has reached the short list of Culture 24’s Connect10 competition. If successful the competition organisers will pay for the artist Julian Wild to build a giant sculpture with the help of members of the public as part of the Museums at Night event in May at Enginuity, one of the ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums.

Publication: 21st February 2013

Egg faces

Egg-cellent Easter activities in Southside

Birmingham’s vibrant Southside district has an action-packed calendar of activities to keep you entertained this Easter holiday.

Publication: 21st February 2013

club expo

Clubs & Suppliers to meet under one roof at FREE event!

The Heritage Motor Centre is to host another of its popular ‘Club Expo’ for all types of clubs and special interest groups on Saturday 2 March from 9.45am – 4pm.

Publication: 21st February 2013


Blists Hill Victorian Town receives 500 visitor reviews on TripAdvisor

The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust has received its 500th visitor review on TripAdvisor for Blists Hill Victorian Town. Over 92% of the visitors reviewing Blists Hill Victorian Town rated their visit as either very good or excellent.

Publication: 20th February 2013


Racing experts at Festival Fever brunch

Warwick Racecourse hosts its Festival Fever race meeting on Friday 22nd February with the chance to join a panel of leading horse racing experts for brunch before the action starts.

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