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North Yorkshire Moors Railway prepares for new season

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) is preparing for an exciting season when it opens on 6th April. Passengers can travel behind an historic steam locomotive and experience 24 miles of stunning scenery including heather moorlands, ancient market towns, steam era themed stations, bustling harbours, and even the filming location for the iconic village of

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New Anglo-Saxon gallery for Tamworth Castle

Summer 2020 will see Staffordshire’s Tamworth Castle unveil a new state-of-the-art gallery celebrating the town’s Anglo-Saxon history – including a forgotten ‘warrior queen’. While largely a hidden heroine of history, for anyone hooked on TV series The Last Kingdom – set to begin its fourth season on Netflix this year – the name of Aethelflaed, daughter of Alfred the Great, may be more

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Waddesdon Manor announces upcoming events

The calendar of events on offer at Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire this year will include, from 20th May to 1st November 2020, ‘Books of Art’, which explores the role of books (dating from the 17th to the 19th century) within the arts. The line-up also promises the introduction of ‘Fish and Fizz’, a one-off evening

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Prince of Egypt announces extended run

The Prince of Egypt, the new stage musical that recently premiered at London’s Dominion Theatre, has just released 100,000 new tickets, extending its limited engagement by a further seven weeks until Saturday 31st October 2020. The following extra matinee shows have also now been added: Tuesday 14th April, Tuesday 11th August, Tuesday 25th August and Tuesday 27th October 2020, all at 2.30pm.

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New Life Stories exhibition at Chatsworth

A new exhibition celebrating some of the most famous figures to have graced Chatsworth over the centuries will take centre stage in 2020 at the Derbyshire attraction when it opens on 21st March. ‘Life Stories’ positions the portraits of Chatsworth icons alongside key personal objects to bring their stories to life and influence our thinking

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Tasty offerings at York Food and Drink Festival

This year’s York Food & Drink Festival is set to take place between 19th and 27th September, and will offer visiting groups events such as wine and food tastings, talks, cookery demonstrations and hands on workshops. At St. Sampson’s Square, visitors will be able to participate in food and cocktail demonstrations, while Parliament Street will offer

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Museum of Making set to open this autumn

Derby is set to welcome the new Museum of Making on 19th September. Designed to inspire those who visit with new creativity while showcasing Derby’s 300-year history of making and celebrating the area’s rich history of innovation, the museum is located within the Derwent Valley Mills UNESCO World Heritage Site, and stands on the site of

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Louise Redknapp and Brian Conley return to 9 to 5 the Musical

Dolly Parton has announced that Louise Redknapp and Brian Conley will return to play Violet Newstead and Franklin Hart Jnr respectively in 9 to 5 the Musical at The Savoy Theatre in London from February 2020. Louise Redknapp will return to the show on Monday 10th February and play the role of Violet until the show ends its West End run on 23rd May (excluding 12th

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