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The Greatest Showman is coming to Beacon Park

Published on Monday 2nd Jul 2018

Watch blockbuster movies on a giant inflatable screen in your car under the stars at Beacon Park this summer. Simply tune in your car radio to hear the soundtrack and remember to leave plenty of room for movie meals and cinema snacks. There will…

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DRAYTON MANOR PARK WINS PRESTIGIOUS FAMILY BUSINESS AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Published on Monday 2nd Jul 2018

First introduced in 2012, the EY Family Business Award of Excellence is awarded annually to recognise leaders of outstanding entrepreneurial families across the world. This year, George Bryan has been selected as the Midlands’ recipient due to his…

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Zoo keeping cool this summer
Drayton Manor Zoo’s animals go wild for ice pops!

Published on Monday 2nd Jul 2018

Based in Staffordshire, Drayton Manor Park is committed to ensuring that the animals have fun trying to beat the heat this week where temperatures are expected to soar to 28 degress. This includes the cheeky ring-tailed lemurs eagerly slurping up…

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Animal Puppets On The March For Lichfield Festival

Published on Wednesday 6th Jun 2018

Free and Family events 4-14 July 2018 www.lichfieldfestival.org | Box Office 01543 412121 A parade of giant animal puppets is set to march through the streets of Lichfield to mark the opening weekend of the 2018 Lichfield Festival which runs from…

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Visit Lichfield Relaunch

Published on Tuesday 5th Jun 2018

Come to Three Spires Shopping Centre between 12noon and 2.30pm on Friday 15 June for the launch of the new Visit Lichfield brand and marketing campaign. There will also be the chance to enter a prize draw to win a brilliant selection of top prizes…

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£10 Tickets To Be Released at Drayton Manor Park

Published on Tuesday 5th Jun 2018

£10 TICKETS TO BE RELEASED AT DRAYTON MANOR PARK IN CELEBRATION OF THOMAS LAND 10TH ANNIVERSARY Staffordshire based Drayton Manor Park is continuing its year of celebrations for the 10th anniversary of Thomas Land™ by releasing a limited number of…

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Five Star Tourism Academy launches

Published on Thursday 17th May 2018

Destination Staffordshire is proud to announce the launch of its Five Star Tourism Academy.  The Academy, which is part of the current support programme for tourism businesses, is a practical and interactive opportunity for tourism businesses to…

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Drayton Manor Zoo’s animals demolish a Royal Wedding cake!

Published on Thursday 17th May 2018

Animals at Drayton Manor Zoo have been taking part in their very own Royal Wedding celebrations this week, ahead of the upcoming marriage of Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle on Saturday 19th May. The Slender-Tailed Meerkat mob, that call Drayton…

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CROWNED BEST…twice…

Published on Thursday 5th Apr 2018

Lichfield Cathedral has just been crowned Visitor Attraction of the Year beating off stiff competition from Alton Towers, Drayton Manor and the National Memorial Arboretum, and secured Event of the Year for the second year running for its…

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Lichfield Festival 2018 Line-up Announced

Published on Wednesday 4th Apr 2018

4-14 July 2018 Public booking opens Tuesday 10 April Strictly Come Dancing Stars Neil & Katya Jones create exclusive show for Lichfield Festival Headline performers include Tom Allen, Ballet Cymru, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, City…

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Drayton Manor Park opens for 2018 season and honours a decade of Europe’s only Thomas Land™

Published on Wednesday 28th Mar 2018

Staffordshire based Drayton Manor Park is opening the doors to its 2018 season and kicks off celebrations for the tenth anniversary of Europe’s only Thomas Land, on Wednesday 28th March. To mark a decade of fun-filled years, the theme park will be…

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Visit Lichfield celebrates English Tourism Week

Published on Wednesday 28th Mar 2018

In celebration of English Tourism Week, Visit Lichfield invited local dignitaries on a whistle-stop tour of some of Lichfield’s top attractions on Thursday 22 March 2018. Visit England organises English Tourism Week each year to showcase visitor…

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