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Kenya Host IABES Conference

Representatives from the Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm have just returned from the annual International Association of Butterfly Exhibitors and Suppliers (IABES) conference, which was hosted by the Kipepeo Project in Kenya, a community project that the Stratford Butterfly Farm have been working with for over twenty years.  Read more

Room Hire at Discovery Centre

The staff at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre have carried out a review of their room hire offer in light of feedback from visitors. The building has a selection of rooms available to hire for group meetings, parties, conferences or get-togethers. Their facilities offer something a bit different - escape to the countryside to get more out of your meetings, hold your club gathering here and get the benefit of the cafe and meadows instead of just a room. The modern, light and airy rooms can also be complemented by tasty refreshments from the cafe.  Read more

Gold and Silver for Motor Museum

For the second year running the British Motor Museum has won Gold in ‘Focus on Gluten’ and Silver in the ‘Cafes and Teashops’ category at the FreeFrom Eating Out Awards. The British Motor Museum saw off strong competition from national chains such as Pizza Express in the ‘Focus On Gluten’ category.  Read more

Safe Return for Atlas Moth

Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm is delighted to announce the safe return of its Atlas Moth which is now back on display in the Discovery Zone. The Farm would like to thank everyone who has been working behind the scenes to arrange the safe return of the moth, in particular to Warwickshire police and P.C Garlic and her colleague.  Read more

Safari Park Pride for 45th Anniversary

West Midland Safari Park is celebrating its 45th anniversary this year with the help of their pride of African lions, one of the first species to arrive at the Park at its inception.  Read more

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