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Publication: 29th July 2010

Giraffes

Summer Nights at West Midlands Safari Park

West Midland Safari Park will be open late every evening throughout August for their "SUMMER NIGHTS" event, with the added bonus of "SAFARI CAMP OVERS" on selected weekends.

Publication: 28th July 2010

Gruesome Tudor

Gruesome Tudors Return to Kenilworth Castle

The gruesome side of medieval life will come under the spotlight at Kenilworth Castle & Elizabethan Garden this summer, when the historic site hosts a week of Tudor tales, focusing on the less pleasant aspects of life – from medicine to crime and punishment – from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August 2010.

Publication: 27th July 2010

Teddy bears

The Bear Necessities of Summer

If you go down to Shugborough this holiday, be sure of a big surprise as the estate hosts a series of teddy bears’ picnics.

Publication: 26th July 2010

Award Entries Reflect Quality

The closing date for the Heart of England Excellence in Tourism Awards has now passed...

Publication: 22nd July 2010

Inspector Drake and the Black Widow

Murder Mystery at the Museum of The Gorge

Fans of ‘Who Done It’ plays will be pleased to hear that the Museum of The Gorge in Ironbridge is staging its first ever series of evening events with a performance of Inspector Drake and the Black Widow performed by Sundial Theatre, a professional production company.

Publication: 22nd July 2010

Weston Park

September's Line Up at Weston Park

A celebration of country sports and rural life, one of the UK’s top living artists and the best of British food and drink head the line up for September at Weston Park, the magnificent stately home on the Shropshire / Staffordshire border.

Publication: 22nd July 2010

Eric Knowles and Dudson collector Paul Fawcett

BBC programme filmed at The Dudson Museum

Eric Knowles (probably best known for his expertise on ‘The Antiques Roadshow’) suggested to a production team for the BBC that The Dudson Museum should be included in the new series of ‘Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is’.

Publication: 22nd July 2010

Hairy Pig

Two New Arrivals at Mary Arden's Farm

Two exceptionally curly haired pigs and a rare hooded vulture have moved into their new home at Mary Arden’s Farm, once home to Shakespeare’s mother.

Publication: 6th July 2010

Olympic Mascot coming to Wenlock

The London 2012 Olympic mascot will be a VIP visitor at the annual Wenlock Olympian Games in Much Wenlock on Sunday 11th July.