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Bank holiday fun: Shakespeare’s England!

Spend the bank holiday from 25 – 28 August in Shakespeare’s England with a host of special activities and events.  Read more

The Oswestry Balloon Festival!

Tickets now available for the Oswestry Balloon Festival! Excitement is reaching soaring heights for the up and coming Oswestry Balloon Festival, taking place on the bank holiday weekend in August.  Read more

Ghostly Gaslight Halloween at Blists Hill

Groups are invited to dress up in scary costumes and go along to the Ghostly Gaslight Halloween fright night at Blists Hill Victorian Town.  Read more

Twycross Zoo Snow Leopard Twins Named

The latest arrival at Twycross Zoo in the Midlands, snow leopard twins, who made their first public appearance on 12 July, have now been named by the members of the zoo.  Read more

Rare Butterfly Sighting: Stratford-upon-Avon!

A very rare butterfly known as a White Letter Hairstreak butterfly ‘Satyrium w-album’, has been spotted on the Stratford-upon-Avon Recreation Ground.  Read more

350 Trucks rev up at British Motor Museum!

Up to 350 modern and classic trucks will rev up for two days of truck nostalgia at the British Motor Museum on Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 September.  Read more

Record breaking car at British Motor Museum

Last week the British Motor Museum was delighted to accept Honda’s donation of the British-built Honda Civic Tourer 1.6 i-DTEC that holds the Guinness World Records title for fuel efficiency.  Read more

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre: Summer!

Struggling to know what to do with the children this Summer holidays? Will you be looking after the grandkids and want to do something fun that doesn’t break the bank? Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre have the Summer jam-packed with indoor and outdoor activities to suit all ages.  Read more

Landscape Management Walk at Weston

Martin Gee, Head Gardener at Weston Park, the stately home on the Shropshire Staffordshire border is taking visitors on his first ever ‘Landscape Management Walk’ around the Parkland and Gardens this Sunday.  Read more

Summer Holidays set to be a Giggle!

West Midland Safari Park’s brand new children’s play area is now open, just in time for the summer holidays.  Read more

Spiderman Casts his net over Shropshire!

This week Spiderman arrived in Oswestry, the latest of a series of superhero statues being created by the counties most popular visitor destination.  Read more

Rediscovered Music to be Played in Concert

Weston Park, the stately home on the Shropshire Staffordshire border will be hosting a unique concert showcasing a rediscovered music collection belonging to the Bridgeman family, which has lain hidden for over 200 years.  Read more

Tiny Tortoise Creates Tremendous Excitement!

Keepers at West Midland Safari Park are in awe of their incredibly cute, tiny new addition — a baby pancake tortoise.  Read more

Over 100 Buses to go on Display at Festival!

Over 100 vintage and modern buses will go on display at the Buses Festival which returns for a fourth year at the British Motor Museum on Sunday 20 August.  Read more

Barbara Dickson to headline at Warwick Folk Festival!

Award-winning Scottish singer Barbara Dickson will be the headline act on Sunday 30 July when she performs at the Warwick Folk Festival which takes place from 27 - 30 July.  Read more

BBC Bargain Hunt at British Motor Museum

The British Motor Museum is pleased to announce that at the next Antiques fair, organised Field Dog Fairs, the BBC will be filming their popular TV programme ‘Bargain Hunt’.  Read more

New Mega Maize Maze at Hatton!

Hatton Adventure World will open a brand new interactive maze on 22 July, made out of corn and built on a massive site measuring over three acres.  Read more

Premier Picnic Concert Returns to Ragley

Since their first concert in 1997 the Battle Proms have been treating their audiences to a heady mix of sublime classical music, carefully choreographed Spitfire and cavalry displays, dramatic cannon fire and stunning firework finales.  Read more

4th Classic Van & Pick Up Show!

The British Motor Museum will host the popular Classic Van & Pick Up Show when it returns for its fourth year on Sunday 6 August.  Read more

Europe's Largest Gathering of BMW's

Hundreds of BMWs will yet again descend on the British Motor Museum when it hosts Europe’s largest gathering of BMW’s on Sunday 13 August.  Read more

Safari Park Head & Shoulders Above the Rest

Staff at West Midland Safari Park are celebrating after winning two national, prestigious awards, recognising their service to group travel.  Read more

Classic Ford Fans in for a Treat!

Classic Ford fans are in for a treat when the British Motor Museum hosts the 9th Old Ford Rally held in conjunction with the Ford Y & C Register.  Read more

A Weekend of Family Fun at M-Fest 300

Weston Park, the stately home on the Shropshire Staffordshire border will be home to a weekend of family fun celebrating 300 years of Freemasonry this June.  Read more

Ironbridge Gorge Museum Christmas Anniversary

As part of their 50th anniversary celebrations, the Ironbridge Gorge Museums in Shropshire have created two new fabulously festive packages for groups.  Read more

Discover More About one of UK’s Gardens

VIP invitation for groups to discover more about one of UK’s most visited gardens  Read more

Award-winners Headline Warwick Folk Festival

The hugely successful and popular Warwick Folk Festival returns with a heavyweight line up of folk stars from around the world from 27 - 30 July at Warwick School and the surrounding town.  Read more

Motoring Pioneer who Saved Kenilworth Castle

A new exhibition has just opened at Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden in Warwickshire, celebrating motoring pioneer John Davenport Siddeley, 1st Baron Kenilworth and the founder of Armstrong Siddeley Motors, who bought the castle in 1937.  Read more

Workshop Returns to the British Motor Museum

‘Live and Dangerous’, part of the school Curriculum Weeks programme, is to return to the British Motor Museum from 3 – 7 July from 10am – 2:30pm.  Read more

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre Events

Find out what's on at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre for you and all the family.  Read more

Ironbridge Anniversary Golden Group Packages

As part of their 50th anniversary celebrations, the Ironbridge Gorge Museums have created several new packages and tours for groups planning to visit the Shropshire attractions.  Read more

Volunteer at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

Do you sometimes find yourself with spare time that you would like to put to good use? Have you ever considered that you might like to volunteer but are unsure of what it entails?  Read more

British Motor Museum host 3 Antique Fairs

After the success of last years ‘Field Dog’ Antiques Fairs which saw the BBC Bargain Hunt film 4 episodes for the popular TV programme, the British Motor Museum is pleased to announce the return of three major antiques fairs to its events calendar for 2017.  Read more

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