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Publication: 27th June 2016

Dudley Zoo helps save UK's Biggest Spider!

We’re buzzing to conclude National Insect Week by discovering we’ve been recognised for our conservation work in saving the UK’s rarest and biggest arachnid!

Publication: 27th June 2016

GET ON THE WATER FOR FREE AT DRAYCOTE WATER WITH RYA'S SUMMER OF SAILING

Mums and dads, are you looking for a new way to get your kids outdoors and active and find something you can enjoy together as a family? Kids, reckon it would be cool to get to splash about with your friends and have a go in a boat? Teachers, are there pupils at your school you think could get a lot from getting active in a different way to the more traditional school sports and team games?

Publication: 24th June 2016

The Belfry Hotel

The Belfry Awarded Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

The Belfry Hotel & Resort has been recognised by yet another prestigious name in travel, receiving a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Publication: 23rd June 2016

From Dudley to Darjeeling…

We’ve waved off our youngest snow leopard, Makalu, for a new adventure in India in the most important conservation move DZ has ever been involved in.

Publication: 22nd June 2016

NEC NAMED VENUE OF THE YEAR

The NEC picked up the ‘Venue of the Year’ Award at the prestigious AEO Excellence Awards beating off stiff competition from big venues across the UK, including Excel London, The 02 and EventCity.

Publication: 21st June 2016

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Summer Exhibition - Britain in the Fifties: Design and Aspiration

Compton Verney goes back to the 1950s with gloriously nostalgic exhibition

Publication: 21st June 2016

Fairground rides and music

Popular Compton Verney Festival is back

Country houses and music events are well known - but an art gallery with its own music festival? Now that rocks!

Publication: 20th June 2016

SEA LIFE CENTRES TEAM UP WITH DISNEY•PIXAR’S FINDING DORY

The National Sea Life Centre Birmingham has teamed up with Disney•Pixar to enable its visitors this summer to share the excitement of Finding Dory!

Publication: 20th June 2016

Queen’s 90th Birthday Honours

The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust is pleased to announce that its Honorary President, Professor Stanley Wells, CBE, has been awarded a knighthood in The Queen’s 90th Birthday Honours list.

Publication: 20th June 2016

Cadbury World serves up ace day out for AEGON Classic stars

The rain might have stopped play over in Edgbaston, but it didn’t stop AEGON Classic players from enjoying an afternoon of chocolate making at Cadbury World earlier this week.