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Details of 2018 Taste of Staffordshire Good Food Awards Announced

Published on Monday 13th Aug 2018

Organisers of a prestigious awards ceremony are urging the county’s best food and drink businesses to put themselves forward after announcing details of this year’s event. The 2018 Taste of Staffordshire Good Food Awards, to be held in the 1907…

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Drayton Manor Park
Drayton Park Manor Raises £17,000 for Charity

Published on Thursday 9th Aug 2018

Visitors to Staffordshire based theme park, Drayton Manor Park, have raised an incredible £17,000 for the Drayton Manor Park Foundation since launching in 2016 to help those from a disadvantaged background in the local community. The vital funds,…

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Map for the Fallen
Mark the map for the fallen at the National Memorial Arboretum

Published on Monday 6th Aug 2018

Members of the public are invited to the National Memorial Arboretum, in Staffordshire, to contribute to a magnificent outdoor art installation remembering those who fought in the First World War. ‘Flags For The Fallen’ follows a series of temporary…

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News from Claymills Victorian Pumping Station

Published on Wednesday 1st Aug 2018

On Saturday and Sunday 11th and 12th August there'll be 'putt-putt' at the pumping station. Claymills Victorian Pumping Station, famed for its steam engines, will hold an open weekend when there will be an exhibition of small internal…

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Summer spectacular at the National Memorial Arboretum

Published on Monday 30th Jul 2018

On Saturday 4 August, the National Memorial Arboretum, in Staffordshire, will host its second annual summer proms concert in the grounds of the 150-acre woodland site. As the sun begins to set, The Band of The Royal Anglican Regiment will regale the…

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Visitor attraction of the year
Visitor Attraction of the Year takes families back in time this summer

Published on Wednesday 25th Jul 2018

This summer the National Memorial Arboretum, in Staffordshire, is hosting a wide range of events and activities commemorating the end of the First World War and celebrating the contribution of the Royal Air Force, during its centenary year. The 150-…

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Three Spires Committed to Colour
Three Spires Kicks Off A Year Of Colour

Published on Tuesday 24th Jul 2018

A truly unique campaign is being hosted at Three Spires from July 2018 – June 2019, with charity quite literally at the heart of it. Over the next year, the Lichfield shopping centre will be working with four different charitable causes, all of…

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Young people say "Thank You" to First World War Generation
Hundreds of young people gather to say “Thank You” to First World War Generation

Published on Wednesday 18th Jul 2018

On Wednesday 11 July, the National Memorial Arboretum, in Staffordshire, part of the Royal British Legion, hosted around 750 young people from schools across the country for the Thank You Youth Festival, celebrating the invaluable contributions of…

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Drayton Manor Team
Ten things you didn’t know about Europe's only Thomas Land™ as it celebrates its tenth anniversary!  

Published on Tuesday 17th Jul 2018

After a decade of providing fun and laughter for all the family in its Thomas Land™ attraction, Drayton Manor Park is celebrating this milestone anniversary by releasing some fun facts about the little blue tank engine and his friends!   Since its…

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The Great Exhibition
The Great Exhibition 2018: Imagine Peace

Published on Monday 16th Jul 2018

The Great Exhibition 2018: 'Imagine Peace' promises to be a stunning, immersive sound and light experience this summer August 17th - 27th (between 7pm and 11pm) at Lichfield Cathedral.  The Great Exhibition: Imagine Peace is a profound and…

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Enjoy Staffordshire Awards
THE 2018 ENJOY STAFFORDSHIRE TOURISM AWARDS ARE NOW OPEN!

Published on Friday 13th Jul 2018

The race to become Staffordshire’s best tourism business is now on after the 2018 Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards, supported by Pear Communications, were declared open! Organisers Destination Staffordshire are encouraging visitor attractions to…

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Maelstrom
Drayton Manor to bring smiles this summer

Published on Thursday 12th Jul 2018

Be ready for smiles this summer as Drayton Manor Park plans its six weeks of Summer Sensation campaign from Wednesday 25th July to Monday 3rd September at the Staffordshire-based attraction.   In addition to the adrenaline-pumping thrill rides,…

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