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Turner's Watercolour of Lichfield Cathedral Sold at Sotheby's Auction House

Published on Thursday 13th Jul 2017

A rare watercolour painting by renowned Romanticist artist JMW Turner bequeathed to Lichfield Cathedral has been sold at London’s famed Sotheby’s auction house. The magnificent painting, which depicts the three-spired medieval structure soaring…

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Staffordshire Day provides a huge boost for county's economy

Published on Friday 30th Jun 2017

This year’s Staffordshire Day has been judged a huge success, after over 60,000 people attended events across the county. Co-ordinators Enjoy Staffordshire, who put the day together with the support of Staffordshire County Council and other local…

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Over 40 acts live on three stages at BurtonFest 2017!

Published on Thursday 29th Jun 2017

On Saturday 22 July, the National Brewery Centre in Burton upon Trent, will be hosting BurtonFest 2017 in association with its founder, Adam Cornes. Confirmed Headline acts are: Union J, The X Factor 2016 Winner Matt Terry, Roman Kemp (Capital FM…

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On Your Marks - Family Fun at this year's Lichfield Festival

Published on Thursday 29th Jun 2017

      7-15 July 2017 - The bunting’s up, rehearsals are underway and 30 hares and tortoises are under starter’s orders for this year’s Lichfield Festival.  The city’s biggest annual arts event kicks off on Friday 7 July and there’s so much for…

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The Jazz and Real Ale Festival at The National Brewery Centre, Burton

Published on Wednesday 28th Jun 2017

14-16 July 2017 A brilliant annual event - a weekend of great Jazz music, a fantastic range of beers – and great food! A selection of around nine jazz bands will be playing over the weekend featuring a wide range of genres. Headline acts will…

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Awards Give County's Best Tourism Businesses Chance to Shine

Published on Tuesday 27th Jun 2017

The hunt for Staffordshire’s best tourism businesses is now on! Destination Staffordshire has launched the 2017 Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards, with 14 categories for the county’s best attractions, accommodation providers, events and most dog-…

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Drayton Manor Park celebrates our emergency services - free entry

Published on Monday 19th Jun 2017

They battle infernos, fight crime and save our lives. As a thank you, for their devotion to duty and courageous work, Drayton Manor Park is offering Emergency Service personnel from across the country free entry into the park throughout the 2017…

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Drayton Manor Park Zoo Welcomes New Red Pandas

Published on Thursday 15th Jun 2017

As small as a fox but as cute as its black and white cousins, Red Pandas Tika and Pema are the proud new additions to Drayton Manor Park Zoo. Known as the ‘original panda’ having been discovered fifty years before the giant panda, the playful pair…

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Enjoy Drayton Manor Park For Just £10 This Father's Day

Published on Tuesday 13th Jun 2017

Treat dad to a Father’s Day to remember at Drayton Manor Park, consisting of a tasty carvery and full access to the popular theme park for just £10 per person!* That’s right, anyone who visits the Staffordshire based attraction, and enjoys the…

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BRICK-TACULAR! LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Coming Exclusively to Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena

Published on Tuesday 6th Jun 2017

Merlin Entertainments’ popular attraction set to bring LEGO joy to families in 2018 Construction of LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Birmingham, a unique indoor attraction based on the popular LEGO® brick, will begin late 2017 within the Barclaycard…

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Blast from the past at Vintage Years 2017

Published on Monday 5th Jun 2017

Weekend of activities and entertainment celebrating lifestyles, fashion, music and classic cars of the post-war era including live music from big band swing act, plus Spitfire and Lancaster flypast   From 17-18 June 2017 at National Brewery Centre…

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Drayton Manor Park delight at baby Tapir just in time for Love Your Zoo Week

Published on Friday 26th May 2017

Make memories this May Half Term at Drayton Manor Zoo learning all about animal welfare and conservation and getting up close and personal with the newest resident, a two week old baby Tapir born just in time for Love Your Zoo Week.  BIAZA, the…

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