What's On

RAF Stories - Big Weekend

The Royal Air Force Museum is teaming up with venues across the country for the ‘RAF Stories Big Weekend’, a national story collecting event capturing local stories relating to the Royal Air Force. Taking place on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 November, the RAF Museum aims to capture hundreds of stories with the help of participating venues and events at both its Cosford and London sites.  Read more

Discovery Centre Bonfire - Selling Out Fast.

Following on from the success of the event for the last two years, the staff at the centre are staging their bonfire and firework display again this year on Saturday 26th October. With children’s rides and entertainment, there will be plenty to do before the firework spectacular! There will be glow sticks, a hog roast and full bar from Wood’s Brewery as well as a catering from the Centre’s award winning café team.   Read more

British Motor Museum - Corporate Open Day

The British Motor Museum is celebrating its return to the conference market with two Open Days. Following a four-year absence from the conference market and a £2million refurbishment of its MICE facilities, the Conference Team are inviting businesses that have a requirement for meetings, exhibitions, corporate dinners or outdoor events to come and look at what’s new. Corporate clients are invited on Friday 1 November, whilst Event Booking Agents are invited on Saturday 2 November.   Read more

Half Term Fun at Stratford Literary Fest

The Stratford Literary Festival will host a packed programme of activities including storytelling and craft workshops for children of all ages from 1 – 3 November at Stratford Play House.  Read more

Spiders this Halloween at Butterfly Farm

Visitors can discover an assortment of creepy crawly spiders at the Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm during half term from 26 October – 3 November.  Read more

Plane Marvellous Weekend Ahead!

The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford will be opening the doors to thirteen aircraft during a two day Open Cockpits Weekend on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October. Aviation fans and families with budding young pilots can enjoy a closer look inside some of the unique and historic aircraft from the Museum’s collection, including one of the RAF’s iconic V-Bombers.  Read more

Whats on this Autumn in the Shropshire Hills

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre - Events this October & November in our Gallery.  Read more

Pumpkin Spooktacular -Hatton Adventure World

October half term is set to be a scream when “Pumpkin Spooktacular” returns to Hatton Adventure World from 26 - 31 October. The popular Warwickshire family attraction will once again be awash with ghosts, ghouls, cobwebs and pumpkins!  Read more

Safari Park Spooky Spectacular

West Midland Safari Park is getting ready to charm guests this Halloween season with its annual Spooky Spectacular event and this year, there’s magic in the air!  Read more

The Great British Model Railway Show

The British Motor Museum is to host a brand-new family friendly show which is expected to attract hundreds of enthusiasts. The Great British Model Railway Show, which will take place on Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 November, is sponsored by Hornby who will have an exhibition stand as well as an exclusive Members Lounge for Hornby Collector Club members.  Read more

Book Launch - Procrastination to Power!

On Sunday 13th October, from 1pm to 4pm, join Craven Arms author, Paul Marriott-Lodge at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre for a signing of his new book, Procrastination to Power! Local man, Paul, has lived in Craven Arms for most of his life and says he is “thrilled” to be launching his first ever book in the heart of the community at the Discovery Centre.  Read more

Stratford Literary Festival Line-up.

The Stratford Literary Festival will be packing some of the most respected writers and veteran broadcasters into a weekend of events this November  Read more

Halloween Half Term at Weston Park

Weston Park, the stately home on the Staffordshire/ Shropshire border will be home to half term Halloween fun this October.  Read more

Hatton Sopping Village - Vintage Weekend

Hatton Shopping Village, the quintessentially English shopping village near Warwick, is to host a Vintage Themed weekend for the first time on 5 & 6 October from 10am – 5pm.  Read more

Model Aircraft Fans are in for a Treat at the British Motor Museum!

The British Motor Museum hosts the 11th ‘Large Model Aircraft Show’ on Sunday 27 October. Visitors can see over 100 large static radio controlled model aircraft at the annual indoor show. Organised by the Large Model Association, this popular family event offers visitors the chance to see the models ‘up close’ without the restriction of flight line fencing.  Read more

Thump of the Tale at Weston Park

Thump of the Tale in the Granary Art Gallery at Weston Park 28th September – 30th October 2019 Thump of the Tale is a snapshot of works which seek, not to illustrate the stories, but to use themes and elements and connect them to memories as prompts. The exhibition also features some of the artists’ earlier animal studies, published works and sketchbooks.  Read more

Discover Gather Give

Stratford’s popular and free to enter Arts Fair Discover:Gather:Give returns to the historic Stratford-upon-Avon Town Hall over the weekend of 2 & 3 November. Alongside the 40 exceptional artists with an exciting and eclectic mix of paintings, illustrations, ceramics, jewellery, glasswork, decoupage, textiles, wood turning, digital art, sculpture, upcycling steampunk and book binding, visitors will also be able to vote to name a Shakespeare’s Puppy Guide Dog.  Read more

Museums at Night at BMM

For the first time the British Motor Museum is taking part in ‘Museums at Night’, a bi-annual national festival funded by Arts Council England. The Museum will be hosting an exclusive 1970s themed throwback evening on 31 October from 5:30pm – 9pm showcasing archive material from that era from both the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust’s collection as well as guest motoring archives including the Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust. This special evening offers visitors a fantastic range of activities and displays along with supper, outside of normal opening hours and is also an ideal way to avoid trick or treaters on Halloween!  Read more

RAF Flight Simulation Show

Aviation fans can experience the best that desktop flying has to offer when Flight Sim 2019 takes place at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford next month.  Read more

Stratford Butterfly Farm to Host Charity Event

The Stratford Butterfly Farm are hosting a charity coffee and cake morning on Monday 30 September at 10:00am in memory of a beloved employee who passed away from cancer last month.  Read more

The Stratford Literary Festival

The Stratford Literary Festival will be packing some of the most respected writers and veteran broadcasters into a weekend of events this November. In a programme of events running from 1 to 3 November, the Festival will transport you from the world’s newsrooms to India of the Raj and even fair Verona, over three days of events for all ages.  Read more

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