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Publication: 27th September 2009

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4th Annual Halloween Festival

The 4th annual Halloween Festival in Stratford-upon-Avon is to take place at the award winning Creaky Cauldron museum in Henley Street from Thursday 1 October – Sunday 1 November. The spectacular month long Festival is being organised by ‘Black Letter Days’, providers of the ultimate and most authentic supernatural experiences in the UK.

Publication: 24th September 2009

Excellence Awards Shortlist Revealed

The very best of the Heart of England’s tourism providers have been announced today as the shortlist for the Heart of England Excellence in Tourism awards 2009 is revealed.

Publication: 23rd September 2009

Opus Restaurant

UCB Honors Opus Chef David Colcombe

Opus Restaurant is delighted to announce that David Colcombe, Chef Director, has had conferred upon him the title of Honorary Fellow of University College Birmingham, in recognition of outstanding and meritorious service to the UCB.

Publication: 23rd September 2009

Winners of the 2009 Coventry & Warwickshire Food and Drink Awards

Winners Revealed for 2009 Food & Drink Awards

Proving that businesses can succeed in a recession, local businesses celebrated in style last night as the winners of the Coventry & Warwickshire Food and Drink awards 2009 were revealed.

Publication: 22nd September 2009

Autumn Displays

The Malvern Autumn Show

Perfect for food and gardening lovers alike, the Malvern Autumn show, which takes place this weekend (26-27 September) brings together all the things we love about nature. From superb gardening displays to cooking demonstrations they’ll be plenty to tempt to you.

Publication: 22nd September 2009

Food display

Food, Glorious Food

Indulge in some tasty delights at Stratford-upon-Avon’s Festival of Food. Kicking off on Friday 25th September until Sunday, foodie lovers can treat themselves to the scrumptious delicacies on offer.

Publication: 22nd September 2009

View of Croome Court

Croome Court Throws Open Its Doors

From 26 September 2009 visitors to Croome Park will be welcome to explore the magnificent Croome Court and discover more about the lives of the Coventry family and the skilled craftsmen who created this iconic Worcestershire home.

Publication: 22nd September 2009

Children with apples

Apple Day and Harvest Fair

Families looking for a day out this weekend should look no further than Mary Arden’s Farm.

Publication: 21st September 2009

Fashion Event to Bolster City’s Visitors

Two of the region’s leading organisations have announced their support for a major fashion event, which promises to boost the city’s visitor and economic levels.

Publication: 16th September 2009

Actors in period dress

Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Festival

The fifth Ironbridge World Heritage Festival will take place from 26 - 27 September, bringing a host of family fun and stunning night time illuminations to the Gorge.

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Black Country Living Museum

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