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Publication: 22nd October 2016

Christmas Bookings Now Taken

Bookings for Christmas festivities - Christmas Day Lunch, Parties, Private Dinners, etc.

Publication: 20th October 2016

Brett Gosper, CEO of World Rugby, and Cllr Michael Stokes from Rugby Borough Council

World Rugby Hall of Fame to open in November in Rugby

The World Rugby Hall of Fame will be opened officially on Thursday 17 November in the presence of some all-time greats of the game.

Publication: 19th October 2016

Stratford Town Ghost Walk - Halloween

Stratford Town Ghost Walk - one of the UK's best Ghost Walks - 2016

Stratford Town Ghost Walk has been selected as one of the '11 Best Ghost Walks in the UK'.

Publication: 19th October 2016

October half term fun in Shakespeare's England!

Shakespeare’s England is offering a host of fun inspired things to see and do during October half term from 22 – 30 October including plenty of spooky family events! Carve pumpkins, hear ghost stories and follow ghost trails, cast spells, make a spooky puppet, create a theatrical mask, have a go at quill writing and enjoy apple tasting and autumnal crafts.

Publication: 19th October 2016

Halloween and October half-term school holidays family events at the Ironbridge Gorge Museums, Shropshire

Families who visit Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge between 22nd and 30th October are invited to follow a Victorian ghost story trail around the historic streets. Discover how famous authors of the time, including Charles Dickens, wrote hugely popular works about spirits, ghosts, fog-shrouded graves and mysterious reflections appearing in mirrors. Some of the most famous stories will be included in the spooky trail. Having whet your appetite for ghoulish tales, each afternoon during the half term break the Prince Albert Players will be performing spooky scenes from Sweeney Todd along with Shropshire ghost stories.

Publication: 18th October 2016

Join our Freak Week!

We’re gearing up for a fang-tastic half term at Dudley Zoological Gardens, which promises to be frighteningly good fun for all the family!

Publication: 17th October 2016

Hatton Adventure World within the West Midlands is to host its popular annual “Pumpkin Week” from 22 – 30 October.

Children can visit the popular family attraction to pick their own free pumpkin, carve it in the spooky decorated themed Marquee and then enter the best carved pumpkin competition to win a host of prizes.

Publication: 14th October 2016

Monopoly 'Bard' Launched!

Tudor World revealed on Stratford-upon-Avon Monopoly Board

Publication: 14th October 2016

1st Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest

Join us for games, sweets and more fun!

Publication: 13th October 2016

Half Term ‘Spooky Root House Trail’ at the Gardens

Join us at the award winning Spetchley Park Gardens in Worcester for a spooktacular October half term. Follow the pumpkin trail around 30 acres of beautiful Gardens, reveal the haunted code and enter the Spooky Root House – dare you pick up the token to collect your treat? After all the fun why not relax in our Tea Room and enjoy a selection of delicious soups, cakes and haunted biscuits. Entry to the Gardens is FREE for children during half term and the trail costs £1 per person.

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