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Publication: 10th November 2015

Puppets and masks

The Magical World of Masks and Puppets

A new exhibition from The Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre

Publication: 9th November 2015

Gorgeous Contemporary Christmas Craft Fair Enginuity, near Ironbridge 21st and 22nd November

Experience the first taste of Christmas at Gorgeous, a contemporary designer craft fair held in Enginuity at Coalbrookdale, one of Shropshire’s Ironbridge Gorge Museums on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd November.

Publication: 9th November 2015

Open Week will showcase rare examples of RAF marine boat and wartime bombers 9-14 November 2015

Next month, the Michael Beetham Conservation Centre at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford will be opening its doors, allowing Museum visitors behind the scenes access to aircraft conservation projects and the chance to speak with the team who make them happen.

Publication: 6th November 2015

poster for exhibition

New Exhibition Launches at The Coffin Works

Rare items from the collection out on display for the first time. We have a brand new exhibition dedicated to exploring the history of Newman Brothers until 29 January 2016. The Exhibition called Casting a Fortune; from Cabinets to Coffins charts the company’s highs and lows, from its Victorian beginnings making cabinet fittings, its decline during the Second World War, to its rebirth in the 1960s as a company connected to the royal household.

Publication: 1st November 2015

Come and join the rest of Birmingham’s merry food lovers in this year’s BBC Good Food Show Winter 2015!

This year the show has come to the Birmingham NEC! From putting a stop to dry Turkey, to experiencing new and innovative ways of creating your festive favourites, learn from the best culinary talent the UK has to offer. The BBC Good Food Show Winter will take place from Thursday 26th – Sunday 29th November 2015. Doors open from 9:30am – 6pm on Thursday and Friday, 9am – 6pm on Saturday and 9:30am – 5pm on Sunday.

Publication: 1st November 2015

Welcombe Spa to host Charity Christmas Fayre!

The Welcombe Hotel Spa is to host its annual Christmas Fayre on Wednesday 25 November from 6:30pm – 8:30pm. At the same time the Spa will be raising money for the ‘Shakespeare Hospice’, an independent local charity providing specialist palliative day care for people living in the Stratford-upon-Avon district.

Publication: 1st November 2015

Get Christmas on your radar at Croome

A new tour package has been developed at the National Trust for groups of five and over to enjoy something special over the chilly season. Leading up to the festive period Croome, near Pershore, is offering a bespoke tour of the RAF Defford museum and a behind the scenes sneak peek of the recently arrived nose cone of a Canberra bomber in the Ambulance Garage, which opens later in the year.