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Publication: 29th September 2015

October half-term events in Ironbridge and Telford, Shropshire

The Telford and Ironbridge region of Shropshire is holding a range of events during the October half-term school holidays leading up to Halloween night.

Publication: 24th September 2015


New exhibition - 'Defence Through The Lens'

100 Years of Military Photography

Publication: 23rd September 2015

Great Electric Train Show on track for October 2015!

Over 4,000 enthusiasts are expected to visit the Great Electric Train Show, sponsored by Hornby Magazine, which takes place at the Heritage Motor Centre on Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 October.

Publication: 23rd September 2015

The Motorhome & Caravan Show is nearly here! 13 – 18 October 2015 at Birmingham NEC

The UK’s biggest leisure vehicle, launch show returns to the NEC, Birmingham from 13 – 18 October. At 10.45am on opening day in Hall 12, in a Guinness World Record attempt celebrating 130 years of leisure caravanning, ex-World Superbike Champion and ‘King of the Jungle Carl ‘Foggy’ Fogarty, and TV presenter and guest of The Caravan Club, Matt Baker, will reveal a life-size caravan made of LEGO® bricks.

Publication: 20th September 2015

Celebrate Harvest Festival at Blists Hill Victorian Town, Sunday 27th September

Join the residents of Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge on Sunday, 27th September as they celebrate the annual harvest in traditional fashion.

Publication: 19th September 2015

There is plenty on offer in Shakespeare’s England during October half term from 24 October – 1 November with a host of spooky family events

Carve pumpkins, hear ghost stories, follow ghost trails, watch a puppet show, take a boat trip and see the resident ghost in the lock, or simply enjoy an autumnal walk. For the very brave there are plenty of ghost hunts as well as six new Halloween attractions at Warwick Castle!

Publication: 9th September 2015

Brick City

Exhibition 'Brick City'

The World's Most Iconic Buildings and Landmarks in LEGO

Publication: 9th September 2015

The Belfry Hotel


The Belfry Hotel & Resort excelled over some of the country’s finest hotels to be named England’s Leading Resort at this year’s World Travel Awards that were held in Sardinia over the weekend.

Publication: 3rd September 2015

Black Widow spider from the USA travels to the UK in a VW Camper van!

A Black Widow spider was brought to the Stratford Butterfly Farm recently after being found in a VW Camper van imported from Sacramento in California.

Publication: 2nd September 2015

John Lewis to open Style Birmingham Live

Birmingham’s brand new flagship John Lewis store will open the catwalk show at this year’s Style Birmingham Live. Taking place on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th September at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery’s spectacular Gas Hall, Style Birmingham Live will be an unmissable weekend of fashion, shopping and beauty hosted by popular TV personality, Mark Wright.

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