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Publication: 30th March 2013

Stream – a new exhibition by artist Luce Choules Jackfield Tile Museum, 26th April – 31st May

Stream, a fascinating new exhibition by artist in residence, Luce Choules, and a team of museum volunteers opens on Friday, 26th April in the Footprint Gallery at Fusion, which adjoins Jackfield Tile Museum, near Ironbridge. Exploring the monuments and landscapes of the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, the free entry display will be open daily, 10am-5pm, until Friday, 31st May.

Publication: 30th March 2013

Pit Profiles, Re-Profiled exhibition tells miners’ stories Coalbrookdale Gallery, Ironbridge Gorge Monday to Friday, 21 Jun – 31 Dec 2013

Pit Profiles: Re-Profiled, an absorbing and thought-provoking exhibition of miners’ portraits and their personal stories, will be on display at the Coalbrookdale Gallery, adjacent to Enginuity in the Ironbridge Gorge, Shropshire.

Publication: 30th March 2013

Celebrate St George’s Day at Blists Hill Victorian Town 22nd and 23rd April

Join the residents of Blists Hill Victorian Town in Shropshire’s Ironbridge Gorge as they celebrate St George’s Day on Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd April.

Publication: 29th March 2013

It's Snow Time at Dudley Zoo. . .

Keepers at Dudley Zoological Gardens battled through the snowdrifts to get to work early this morning to feed more than 1,300 hungry mouths.

Publication: 29th March 2013

Mike Dilger to open Reptile House at Dudley Zoo

Dudley Zoo's revamped Reptile House will be officially opened on Easter Saturday by ecologist and TV presenter Mike Dilger.

Publication: 29th March 2013

Cadbury World unveils a new supermodel

Three feet tall, one and a half feet wide and weighing in at 57kg, meet Cadbury World’s latest supermodel – a giant Cadbury Easter egg!

Publication: 28th March 2013

Tourism campaign puts city’s culture centre stage

• National marketing campaign targets visitors to spend a cultural break in Birmingham • Cultural organisations back city’s latest promotional campaign

Publication: 28th March 2013

Octonauts Land at SEA LIFE Birmingham

Heroes of the seas, Octonaut crew members Kwazii and Peso, arrived in Birmingham on Thursday (March 21st ) in dramatic style.

Publication: 28th March 2013

New - Elgar's Enigma Variation School Workshops

Thanks to an award from the Bernarr Rainbow Trust an exciting opportunity for Worcestershire schools has arrived at the Elgar Birthplace Museum in Lower Broadheath, Worcester.

Publication: 27th March 2013

Big top fun at Warwick Racecourse – no fooling!

There will be family fun by the bucket load at Warwick Racecourse on Easter Monday for its April Fool’s Day race meeting, including a circus in the Course Enclosure

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