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SPOOKTACULAR NEW SHOWS FOR SAFARI PARK…

22 September 2016

West Midland Safari Park is getting ready to host its annual Spooky Spectacular event and this year there are two thrilling new attractions for guests to experience.
The annual, month-long festival starts on 1 October and includes a brand new, spine-tingling adventure named ‘Dino Quest’. Daring explorers will have to make their way around Land of the Living Dinosaurs, searching for the missing dinosaur.

TALK: A HUNDRED DEMONS FROM PRESENT AND PAST: IMAGES OF THE SUPERNATURAL IN JAPANESE ART

22 September 2016

Household objects that come to life, animals with supernatural powers, wicked demons and the vengeful spirits of cruelly-wronged women…Tales of the supernatural have long been represented in Japanese art and literature – carved as sculptures, depicted in prints and paintings, and dramatized for the Kabuki theatre. This talk will take a peek at the spooky world of ghostly beings depicted the current exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum Broadway: Japanese Ghosts and Demons.

AN UNHEALTHY CURE

21 September 2016

Every year the world spends billions of pounds trying to cure cancer. We are closer to finding the cure than ever before. But what happens when we do? Will the world rejoice or will politics and fear soon dampen the celebrations?

CONFERENCE FACILITIES UPGRADED AT HOGARTHS STONE MANOR FOLLOWING REFURBISHMENT

21 September 2016

Meeting and conference facilities at Hogarths Stone Manor, near Kidderminster, Worcestershire have been upgraded as part of the four star hotel’s top-to-toe refurbishment programme, which has restored the property to its former glory but with a more contemporary feel.

HOGARTHS STONE MANOR, NEAR KIDDERMINSTER WINS GOLD HEART OF ENGLAND IN BLOOM AWARD

21 September 2016

Hogarths Stone Manor, which lies in 27 acres of gardens and grounds near Kidderminster, has won a top Gold Award in the Heart of England in Bloom Hotel and Pub Gardens campaign.

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIST TO PLAY AT WORCESTER CATHEDRAL

21 September 2016

Prize-winning virtuoso, Thomas Ospital is titular organist of the largest organ in France at Saint-Eustache Church in Paris, and newly-appointed organist in residence at Maison de la Radio (Radio France Concert Hall). He will be giving an early evening organ concert at Worcester Cathedral on Saturday 1st October 2016 at 6.45pm.

WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT THE IRONBRIDGE GORGE MUSEUM

16 September 2016

The winners have been revealed in the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust’s inaugural volunteer award scheme for museums in the West Midlands at an inspirational ceremony at Birmingham’s Hippodrome Theatre.

TWO RARE NEW ARRIVALS ARE TALL ORDER FOR WEST MIDLAND SAFARI PARK

14 September 2016

Staff at West Midland Safari Park are celebrating the birth of two Rothschild's giraffes — one of the rarest sub-species of giraffe in the world.

WORCESTERSHIRE MUSEUM VOLUNTEERS SHORTLISTED

12 September 2016

The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust has launched a brand-new volunteer award scheme for museums in the West Midlands region, through their West Midlands Development Programme, funded by Arts Council England.

JAPANESE GHOSTS AND DEMONS

5 September 2016

From 14 September 2016, the Ashmolean Museum Broadway will host a touring exhibition from the Ashmolean Museum Oxford, exploring the bizarre and beguiling world of the Japanese supernatural.