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Publication: 16th June 2015

The ultimate Floral day out at Blenheim Palace is THIS WEEKEND

The Blenheim Palace Flower Show bursts into bloom in just under this weekend and this years show is the biggest ever.

 Mary Berry is opening the show on Friday 19th June, with Joe Swift attending on Saturday 20th & David Domoney on Sunday 21st June.



Publication: 12th June 2015

Calling all Dads and Grandads!

Celebrate Father’s Day like a true gent! Here at Drayton Manor Park we have something special to add to your dedicated day of the year.

Publication: 10th June 2015

‘Britain’s craziest bike race’ returns to Blists Hill Victorian Town - Saturday evening, 27th June

An event in Shropshire dubbed as ‘Britain’s craziest bike race’ will have an extra element this year with the addition of the county’s first ever Balance Bike Championships. Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge will host the Queen Victoria Cyclo-Cross race on Saturday evening, 27th June, when around 200 cyclists from all over the UK are expected to enter. Now in its third year, the event attracts people of all ages keen to see the unusual spectacle of bikes hurtling their way around the re-created Victorian town.

Publication: 9th June 2015

The ultimate Floral day out at Blenheim Palace is just under 2 weeks

The Blenheim Palace Flower Show bursts into bloom in just under 2 weeks and this years show is the biggest ever.



Publication: 9th June 2015

See Sooty in action at Cadbury World

There promises to be magic and mayhem at Cadbury World this weekend, as live entertainment show, Sooty’s Fun House, exclusively returns to the attraction from 13th – 14th June.

Publication: 9th June 2015

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York

Another thread of Croome’s history

A new exhibition has opened at a National Trust mansion house, near Pershore, which tells the story of the extraordinary loss and surprising survival of a unique and exquisite room.

Publication: 9th June 2015

Hill Close Gardens Warwick - Midsummer Music: Sunday June 21st 2015

Visitors can enjoy a very special Midsummer Night in the restored Victorian gardens of Hill Close, overlooking Warwick Racecourse.

Publication: 8th June 2015

Flypasts honour Armed Forces Day guests RAF Cosford

On Saturday 27 June, events across the country will celebrate the contributions made by Her Majesty's Armed Forces. The annual Armed Forces Day is an opportunity to reflect and pay tribute to our heroes past and present, including current serving personnel, service families, veterans and cadets.

Publication: 5th June 2015

Blitz Hill - An Evening on the Home Front 1940s event at Blists Hill Victorian Town Saturday 20th June: 6 – 9pm

It’s that time of year again when Blists Hill Victorian Town is transformed into Blitz Hill, for a ‘1940s Evening on the Home Front’. The gates open at 6pm on Saturday, 20th June when the Town is transported 40 years into the future to the 1940s and the middle of World War Two.

Publication: 4th June 2015

Fashion designer Rachel Wells

Game Over exhibition at the Coffin Works hosts two free events this weekend

The fascinating Transient-Art exhibition inspired by the former Victorian coffin furniture manufactory runs until July 24th. This weekend there are workshop and talk opportunities.