Fabulous family days out in the UK

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    Eckford Sweet Pea Show

    Posted on June 11, 2014 by in News from The Midlands, News from The South Midlands, News from Wales, Plant Fair

    The Eckford Sweet Pea Society of Wem will be holding its 26th Annual Sweet Pea Show in Wem, North Shropshire SY4 5DS on Saturday 19th July and Sunday 20th of July 2014 Admission: £3 for Adults, Children Free. ONLY Disabled Parking on Site. All areas All amenities on site, including snacks and meals Tel: 01948 840779 […]

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    Arley Spring Plant Fair

    Posted on April 6, 2014 by in News from The North West & Yorkshire, Plant Fair

    SUNDAY 20th APRIL 2014 10 am – 4 pm Specialist nurseries selling unusual plants, shrubs, trees, spring flowering bulbs and much more as well as trough planting demonstrations, advice and guidance by the Arley Gardeners and a selection of horticultural accessories. Adult £1.50 (redeemable against optional entry to The Gardens) Children Free Dogs welcome on […]

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    Waking the Windmill Weekend at Avoncroft Museum

    Posted on February 18, 2014 by in News from The Midlands, News from The South Midlands

    Join Avoncroft’s team of specially trained volunteers on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd February when they “sail” the Museum’s iconic 19th century windmill for the first time in 2014. Visitors are encouraged to come and watch as volunteers check the weather conditions, prime the windmill and set its sails to allow the postmill, which dates […]

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    The Devil’s Arse Sings!

    Posted on December 9, 2013 by in Family fun, News from The Midlands, Peak District

    Peak Cavern Christmas Carol Concerts 2013 Saturday 14th December – Dronfield Band Sunday 15th December – Tintwhistle Band Saturday 21nd December – Cressbrook Band – hosted by Wayne Russell Sunday 22rd December – Ireland Colliery Band Wayne Russell has acted as compere for the carol concerts for the last 10 years and has become a […]

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    Get Crafty at Brockholes

    Posted on November 15, 2013 by in Family fun

    Brockholes Crafty Vintage Christmas Weekender Sat 30 November & Sun 1 December, 11am-5pm at Brockholes Christmas kicks off at Brockholes, as they welcome the return of one of the most popular events – the Crafty Vintage Weekender – complete with a brilliantly festive seasonal theme… The Crafty Vintage Christmas is a shimmering, sparkling seasonal spectacular […]

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    Who’s coming to Avoncroft?

    Posted on November 6, 2013 by in Family fun, News from The North West & Yorkshire

      Avoncroft Museum is joining in the 50th anniversary celebrations of the BBC’s iconic TV series “Doctor Who” with a science fiction Family Fun Day on Saturday 16th November. With a history spanning seven centuries, there’s no better place than Avoncroft for a spot of time travelling. As well as Avoncroft’s famous blue Police Box […]

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  • Trentham holds Autumn Fair

    Posted on September 9, 2013 by in Family fun, News from The Midlands

    Trentham’s Autumn Fair will be packed with traders and makers offering colourful and unusual gifts, artisan foods and crafts. In the events marquee there’s a fashion show each day by Edinburgh Woollen Mill, Trentham Garden Centre and Meadows Boutique alongside fun workshops and demonstrations which will run throughout the day to keep all the family entertained. […]

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  • Cider Festival in Hereford

    Posted on September 8, 2013 by in Brewery, News from The South Midlands

    From October 19th & 20th take a visit to Herefords Cidermaking Festival Demonstrations of traditional cidermaking Coopering demonstrations Blacksmith demonstrations Morris Dancing Beekeeping exhibition Tutored cider tastings Children’s activities The Museum is located to the West of the city of Hereford, off the A438 Brecon Road. It is situated close to Sainsbury’s supermarket and the […]

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  • Dudley Zoo launch vintage chairlift

    Posted on August 7, 2013 by in Family fun, Zoos

    Dudley Zoological Gardens is unique… a zoo with hundreds of animals set around an 11th century castle incorporating the world’s largest single collection of Modernist Tecton buildings and the country’s only vintage chairlift – all sited on a 40-acre wooded hillside with a rich geological history! Read more here:

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  • Eckford Sweet Pea Society

    Posted on June 9, 2013 by in News from The South Midlands, News from Wales, Plant Fair

    The Eckford Sweet Pea Society of Wem, North Shropshire. Stages its 25th Annual Show Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st of July 2013 The SWEET PEA SHOW is held in WEM each year in July, to celebrate the close association the town has with sweet peas, which all started over 100 years ago.  

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