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Can you give the high fives to our visitors - Drayton kicks off 2015 recruitment campaign!

When Michael Middleton’s 38-year career in the car and catering trade came to an end, he wasn’t sure what to do next, until his daughter suggested getting in touch with Drayton Manor Theme Park after seeing an advert for its latest recruitment drive…

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Father Christmas makes his first stop of the year at Drayton Manor Zoo

The residents of Drayton Manor Zoo received early Christmas gifts this year, following Father Christmas’ visit to the 15-acre attraction on Wednesday 17th December, as part of its Animal Enrichment programme. There was an assortment of presents for…

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Drayton Manor promises a magical Christmas after extending its opening

Drayton Manor Theme Park, Staffordshire, is opening its Magical Christmas event for an extra day this Thursday 18th December to try and help accommodate families that had planned a festive day out to the nearby Magical Journey, which has recently…

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Lichfield Christmas Festival Weekend success

Lichfield Christmas shoppers and visitors were treated to plenty of festive fun at the Christmas Festival Weekend on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 December 2014. Lichfield District Council’s tourism team, Visit Lichfield, is full of Christmas cheer after…

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Twinkly Trail

Hunt for 11 Christmas trees and figures on display in shop windows across Lichfield City centre to claim a sweet treat! Lichfield District Council launched its Twinkly Trail at Lichfield Christmas Festival on Saturday 6 December 2014. The trail is…

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Big-hearted theme park gives disadvantaged youngsters a Magical Christmas

Drayton Manor Theme Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire, was the host venue for a magical day of festive fun and excitement on Monday (8th December), as it welcomed disadvantaged children from all over the West Midlands for the first ever Christmas…

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Shop local this Christmas and beyond!

Local traders are calling for people to shop local this Christmas as part of Small Business Saturday! Kicking off on Small Business Saturday on 6 December, traders in Lichfield City and Burntwood are calling for people to ‘shop local’ this…

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Lichfield Christmas Festival Weekend

Let the festive fun begin with Lichfield’s Christmas Festival Weekend on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 December 2014. Lichfield District Council’s tourism team, Visit Lichfield, is inviting everyone to get in the festive spirit with a special weekend…

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Christmas Extravaganza at Middleton Hall Sunday 30 November

What better way to kick off the Christmas Celebrations at Middleton Hall than with the Food & Craft Market Christmas Extravaganza, on Sunday 30th November. Middleton’s Food & Craft Market, well into its second year, continues to grow…

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Drayton Manor Theme Park is Ho-Ho-Hoping for a truly Magical Christmas

Drayton Manor Theme Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire, is set to give its visitors a fun filled day of festive fun as it counts down to the official opening of its popular Magical Christmas event on Friday 22nd November. Visitors will be…

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Christmas at Lichfield Cathedral

Lichfield Cathedral is getting ready for a Christmas jam-packed with exciting events and services. The historic landmark will play host to a series of events including a Festive Food and Gift Fair, a Christmas Tree Festival, a Lantern Procession,…

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Seven year old school girl faces the Fear Factor at Drayton Manor this Halloween!

Esme Grange contacted Drayton Manor wanting to face her fears of spiders and snakes. Drayton Manor decided to agree to her unusual request. The park has now gone on to launch its Fear Factor challenge as part of its half term and Halloween campaign…

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Free art activities for children this half term

Lichfield District Council is inviting budding artists to take part in this year’s Big Draw, and join in free art activities taking place in Lichfield over half term. Everyone is welcome to have a go at two drop-in workshops as a part of The Big…

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Spooky city ghost walks

Take part in a walking tour around Lichfield’s historical city centre, and be guided to the places where ghosts have been spotted over the years. Visit Lichfield’s Gruesome and Ghostly tours are a haunted highlight of Lichfield’s autumn and winter…

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Oxjam returns for band-tastic day of music

The well-known Oxjam festivals take place in cities across the UK, and are organised by a dedicated team of volunteers in celebration of the best of local talent whilst combatting poverty and suffering around the world. The festival in Lichfield…

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Drayton Manor Theme Park’s 2014 season set to end with a fang-tastic bang!

Drayton Manor Theme Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire, will end its action packed 2014 season with two weeks of spectacularly spooky half term fun which will be rounded off with one of the biggest and best fireworks display in the midlands. Taking…

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Gourmet pop up restaurant at The Palace, Lichfield Cathedral School

Diners in Lichfield can look forward to an exciting culinary experience in the heart of the city when a pop-up restaurant opens for just two nights this month on Wednesday 29 and Thursday 30 October. The Palace Restaurant will see Lichfield…

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Hidden histories uncovered at Heritage Weekend

Lots of people explored interesting buildings and discovered many of Lichfield’s hidden histories at Lichfield Heritage Weekend on 20 and 21 September 2014. Lichfield’s annual Heritage Weekend took place on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 September.…

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Lichfield Cathedral gears up to host Prom Praise 2014

BBC Proms might be over for the year but Lichfield will this week welcome the famous All Souls Orchestra to the Cathedral for ‘Prom Praise’, which will take place at 7.30pm on Saturday 27th September. Well-known Artistic Director, Noël Tredinnick…

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Lichfield Heritage Weekend 2014

Come to Lichfield on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 September to explore interesting buildings and discover Lichfield’s hidden histories. Lichfield’s annual Heritage Weekend is sure to interest history lovers of all ages. Attractions across the city…

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