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Publication: 28th July 2015

Timothy West & Prunella Scales to launch Northampton Festival of Water

Waterway ambassadors, keen boaters and one of Britain’s most respected acting couples, Timothy West &Prunella Scales, are to take time off from their busy filming schedule to open the Northampton Festival of Water at Becket’s Park on the Rive Nene over the August Bank Holiday weekend. The launch ceremony is set to take place at noon on Saturday 29th August.

Publication: 27th July 2015

Hill Close Gardens Lammas Harvest Weekend/ Food Festival: Sat 1st – Sun 2nd August 11am-5pm

Lammas Day - the harvest festival on August 1st dating back to Anglo-Saxon times – will be celebrated with a special Harvest Weekend and Lammas Food Festival at Hill Close.

Publication: 23rd July 2015

Win the ultimate birthday party at Cadbury World

Were you born on 14th August? Do you love chocolate? If you answered yes to both of these questions, then Cadbury World has just the competition for you!

Publication: 23rd July 2015

Cosford Food Festival – It’s plane delicious!

Preparations are well underway at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford for the annual Cosford Food Festival which takes place this weekend. Held in the Museum’s spacious grounds, a bustling food market will showcase some of the region’s finest artisan produce, tastiest treats and best cooked dishes.

Publication: 23rd July 2015


Tickets for Glynn Purnell’s Friday Night Kitchen with Friends (GPFNK) have sold out in record time, as two further West Midlands businesses pledge their support.

Publication: 23rd July 2015

Stuart Broad

Ashes Winner Stuart Broad Named As The Belfry Ambassador

The Belfry Hotel & Resort is proud to announce England and Nottinghamshire all-rounder, Stuart Broad, as a brand ambassador ahead of this summer’s Ashes series.

Publication: 21st July 2015

Cadbury World set to be a hoot this summer

A brand new character has been unwrapped at Cadbury World, as The Big Hoot swoops into Birmingham.

Publication: 20th July 2015

Stratford Butterfly Farm celebrates its 30th anniversary!

On Friday 24 July the Stratford Butterfly Farm will celebrate its 30thanniversary! The Butterfly Farm opened its doors for the first time on 24 July 1985 by David Bellamy and now 30 years on, remains the UK’s largest and most successful butterfly farm.

Publication: 20th July 2015

Warwick Folk Festival' on track for its most successful year!

With two weeks to go, the Warwick Folk Festival is on track for its most successful Festival yet. The festival returns for its 36th year from Thursday 23 – Sunday 26 July at Warwick School.

Publication: 17th July 2015

Owls at BBC Birmingham

Lots to 'Twit-Twoo' about at BBC Birmingham this Summer!

A wonderful parliament of owls has swooped into The Public Space! Come along to see them and join us for some free 'owlish' children's holiday crafts!

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