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Publication: 27th July 2009

Knights in battle

A Castle for Princes and Princesses

From 27th-31st July Kenilworth Castle will host its first ‘Time Travellers Go’ event.

Publication: 26th July 2009

Mary Ardenchr(39)s Farm

Summer of Fun at Mary Arden’s Farm

It’s a summer of Fun and Foolery at Mary Arden’s Farm – From 20th July Mary Arden’s Farm will play host to a wealth of wonderful summer activities.

Publication: 26th July 2009

Ethan looking at Thomas set

Discover Thomas & Friends™ - Drayton Manor

Discover Thomas & Friends™ Exhibition at Drayton Manor Theme Park - Families visiting the award-winning Drayton Manor Theme Park this summer will be treated to a unique Thomas & Friends exhibition.

Publication: 26th July 2009

View of Blist Hill Victorian Town

Blists Hill Victorian Town detective weekend

Detective weekend at Blists Hill Victorian Town - Budding amateur sleuths and would-be private detectives are invited to help Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson solve a mysterious crime over 25th and 26th July.

Publication: 19th July 2009

The Wedgwood Museum is Britain's best museum

The county of Staffordshire is celebrating the Wedgwood Museum's victory in the 2009 Art Fund Prize for museums and galleries...

Publication: 14th July 2009

Crowd gathering in the centre of Ironbridge

World Heritage Festival attracts thousands

The fifth Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Festival will take place over the weekend of 26 - 27 September, bringing a host of family fun and stunning night time illuminations to this historic and scenic Shropshire location.

Publication: 13th July 2009


OOM-PAH-PAH at Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron

The Green at the Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron and Enginuity is the new venue for the Ironbridge Gorge Brass Band Festival, which will take place on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 July.

Publication: 13th July 2009

Hairy bikers cooking

Hairy Bikers cooked up a storm in Lichfield

The Hairy bikers paid a visit to Lichfield to cook up a storm in the city centre for a forthcoming episode of the popular programme.

Publication: 13th July 2009

Planes in an air show

RAF Photo Exhibition’s Hot Stuff!

Winning images from the Royal Air Force’s Photograph of the Year Competition are now on view at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, giving a behind-the-scenes glimpse of RAF Personnel at work, rest and play both at home and in the field.

Publication: 13th July 2009

Man making cocktails infront of a crowd

Foodie heaven in Leamington Spa

This summer sees the return of the ‘Royal Leamington Spa Food & Drink Festival’ on Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 August at the Royal Pump Room Gardens.

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