Things to do in Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Staffordshire this May

News at Newton Fallowell | 02/05/2017


Here are just a few of the exciting events that are happening in the Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Staffordshire area this month.
 

 

Newborough Well Dressing at Newborough
1 - 7 May

Well dressing is a summer custom practiced in rural England in which wells, springs or other water sources are decorated with designs created from flower petals. The custom is most...

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The Spark Children's Arts Festival
22 - 29 May

The Spark Festival is the largest children's arts festival in England & Wales, taking place every May in Leicester. The festival presents the very best theatre, dance, music, visual arts and...

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Take a tour of the Peak District Mining Museum

Discover the cramped and hazardous world of a Derbyshire lead miner. Ever wanted to use the phrase “see kids; it could be worse, you could be working down a mine”? Yes? Well thanks to...

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Twycross Zoo

Twycross Zoo has been providing the exciting opportunity to get close to wildlife for over 50 years and has achieved well-respected status as one of Britain's major zoos, attracting half a million visitors each year...

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Deep Space
27 May - 04 June

Enjoy an amazing day out at the National Space Centre during this school holiday period. Take a tour round our hands-on exhibition, travel in the glass lift to the top of the iconic Rocket...

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