Events Around Staffordshire

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More details - Vintage funfair in Lichfield!
Your favourite vintage funfair is back with vintage rides & attractions for all the family. Free entry & free fireworks! Visit us in Beacon Park (Lichfield, WS13 6QZ). This is the furthest up north that we will be visiting so don’t miss out! The world’s greatest vintage travelling funfair is on your doorstep.
Beacon Park
Today and Sun 22 Jul

More details - Sheep week @ Lower Drayton Farm
Join us on the farm this week to celebrate the woolly wonders that are sheep! You’ll meet our cade (orphan) lambs, learn what sheep eat, what we use wool for, where a sheep tag goes and what it’s for.
Lower Drayton Farm, Lower Drayton Lane, Penkridge, Stafford
Today, Sun 22 Jul, Wed 25 Jul to Sun 29 Jul

More details - Pershall Farm Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
South facing country garden designed for entertaining with herbaceous borders and water feature. Low hedge takes full advantage of the borrowed agricultural landscape of the Sow River valley with distant view of Eccleshall Church tower.
Pershall Farm Cottage, Eccleshall
Today, Sun 22 Jul, Sun 26 Aug, Mon 27 Aug

More details - July Wildlife Watch
From tiny insects to mammals and amphibious water loving creatures, the Arboretum is home to a wide variety of wildlife, trees and flowers. Nature loving young visitors can discover more about just some of these amazing living things at our monthly interactive Wildlife Watch sessions.
The Arboretum Grounds

More details - Staffordshire Country Steam & Crafts Fair
All day entertainment which may include birds of prey, working dogs, children’s entertainment as well as arts, crafts, gifts and food marquees.
Uttoxeter Racecourse, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
Today and Sun 22 Jul

More details - Barton under Needwood Steam and Family Festival
A traditional steam rally with attractions for all the family: Large and miniature steam vehicles, commercial vehicles, vintage and classic cars, tractors, etc. Small fair ground, music, miniature steam train rides, hot and cold refreshments. Free offroad parking.
Needwood Rise Farm, Barton Gate, Barton under Needwood
Today and Sun 22 Jul

More details - 41 Twentylands - Open Garden for NGS
Small back garden. Every corner used and packed with plants. Herbaceous borders with fruit trees and shrubs. Herb corner, fernery, bog garden with many candelabra primula, in Spring, and other bog plants.
41 Twentylands, Burton-on-Trent

More details - Escape Maze : Agent Academy
The escape room craze is coming to Burton on Trent with a twist as a farm park prepares to launch the world’s first ever escape maize maze. The National Forest Adventure Farm will be launching the Escape Maze: Agent Academy in July. Details of the exact design and content are being kept top secret.
National Forest Adventure Farm Postern Road Tatenhill Burton on Trent
Today to Mon 3 Sep

More details - Foot Golf
Foot Golf: Tickets avaiable.
Footgolf Stone, Stone
Today to Wed 1 Aug

More details - Plant Hunters' Fair at Middleton Hall on Sunday 22nd July 2018
New Summer Plant Fair at Middleton Hall with entry to the Gardens, Grounds, Hall and Plant Fair all for just £2.00 we know you’ll be bringing your friends and family to make a day of it.
Middleton Hall, Middleton, Tamworth
Sun 22 Jul

More details - The Wickets - Open Garden for NGS
Theres a delight around every corner and lots of quirky features in this most innovative garden. Its themed areas include a fernery, grasses bed, hidden gothic garden, succulent theatre, cottage garden beds and even a cricket match!
The Wickets, Wheaton Aston
Sun 22 Jul, Thu 23 Aug, Sun 26 Aug

More details - Yew Tree Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Hardy Plant Society member’s garden brimming with unusual plants. All-yr-round interest incl Meconopsis, Trillium, and Arisaema. National Collection Dierama flowering in July. ½-acre incl gravel, borders, vegetables and plant sales area.
Yew Tree Cottage, Haughton
Sun 22 Jul

More details - The Old Vicarage - Open Garden for NGS
1½ acres of formal sloping garden around Victorian house. Sit on the terrace or in the summerhouse to enjoy home-made cakes and tea amongst mature trees, relaxed herbaceous borders, roses and a small pond. Move to the organic vegetable garden with raised beds, fruit cage and very big compost heaps!
The Old Vicarage, nr Stone
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Family Fun day - The Lost Words
Once upon a time, words began to vanish from the language of children. . . bramble, fern, acorn, conker, willow, newt… Join us on a search for these words with lots of activities and chances to explore and discover nature. Light refreshments available, or bring a picnic.
Kingswood Trust, Holyhead Road, Kingswood, Wolverhampton
Mon 23 Jul

More details - Performing Stars Academy SUMMER WORKSHOP
Performing Stars Academy SUMMER WORKSHOP A week of singing, dancing and acting for anyone aged 4-16yrs at the Brewhouse Arts Centre, Burton on Trent. Learn new skills, have fun and make new friends with professional teachers to create a musical theatre performance for family and friends.
Brewhouse Arts Centre, Burton on Trent
Mon 23 Jul to Fri 27 Jul

More details - Family Fun day - The Kingswood Challenges
Who’s the best? How far can you throw a welly? Who is the quickest around the obstacle course? Can you find all the items in the scavenger hunt? Take part in our fun outdoor challenges and keep a score. For more details and to book ring 01902 558132.
Kingswood Trust, Holyhead Road, Kingswood, Wolverhampton
Tue 24 Jul

More details - Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses - Family den-building challenge
Could you make a home in the woods' Build a brilliant den with us from sticks, leaves and tarpaulins.Why not bring a picnic and enjoy it in your brand new bivvy' You can also hunt for bugs and discover what creepy crawlies live in the woods. Every week in the summer holidays. Booking Essential.
Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses
Wed 25 Jul, Fri 3 Aug, Wed 8 Aug, Fri 17 Aug, Wed 22 Aug, Fri 31 Aug

More details - Family fun day - Water, water everywhere!
Make a mud pie, try mud flinging, discover what lurks in the watery depth of a pond and enjoy water play. Light refreshments available, or bring your own picnic.
Kingswood Trust Holyhead Road Kingswood
Wed 25 Jul

More details - Shugborough Estate - The Importance of Being Earnest
Join The Pantaloons for a rib-tickling production of this much-loved comedy classic. Bring a rug and a picnic to relax with the whole family at this unmissable open-air theatre performance. Under 5’s go free. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895. Children are most welcome. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Shugborough Estate, Milford, near Stafford
Thu 26 Jul

More details - July Plant Hunters' Fair
Start preparing your garden for autumn by joining us in July for the last Plant Hunters’ Fair of 2017. Browse and purchase plants for your own garden and receive specialist advise from nursery experts at this ever popular event.
The Arboretum Grounds
Sat 28 Jul

More details - A Spotlight On: The Royal Air Force
In 2018 the Royal Air Force will be celebrating the centenary of their formation. Join us for a spotlight on the RAF from two servicemen, WO Andy Rodulson and SAC(T) Chris Churchman.
The National Memorial Arboretum, The Millennium Chapel.
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Plant Hunters' Fair at The National Memorial Arboretum  Saturday 28th July 2018
FREE ENTRY to this popular Plant Fair featuring highly respected specialist nurseries with a really great mix of plants and specialities to delight plant lovers of every level of experience.
National Memorial Arboretum Croxall Road Alrewas Staffordshire
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Family Music Festival and picnic
Relax outdoors, play some games and enjoy a wide variety of music across two stages. Bring a picnic or purchase festival food on site.
Kingswood Trust Holyhead Road Kingswood
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Kings Bromley Show
Annual Country Show, ‘Celebrating Staffordshire’. Great value, fun day out for all the family. Entertainment includes funfair, sideshows, vintage cars, trade and craft stalls with demonstrations, animal attractions. Competitive marquee with exhibits. Horse and dog shows. Children’s races.
Show Field, Crawley Lane, Kings Bromley
Sat 28 Jul

More details - The Beeches - Open Garden for NGS
A stunning plant lovers garden of acre with countryside views, Box garden, shrubs, rhododendrons and azaleas, vibrant colour-themed herbaceous borders, scented roses, clematis and climbing plants, fruit trees, pools, late flowering perennials, vegetable and soft fruit garden.
The Beeches, Rocester
Sun 29 Jul

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