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See attraction details22 November 2014 - 11 November 2018 - WORLD WAR ONE REPLICA TRENCH SYSTEM AT THE POTTERIES MUSEUM & ART GALLERY
Don't miss the outdoor World War One replica trench system if you're planning a day out with the kids in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Located next to the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery in the city centre, it marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War in 1914. Atmospheric and thought-provoking, the replica trench system will offer visitors of all ages the chance to learn about the conditions experienced by soldiers on the front line. Free to view, open daily 11am-3pm, weather permitting.
The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery www.stokemuseums.org.uk
Bethesda Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent , Staffordshire, ST1 3DW   01782 232323
See attraction details26 December 2014 - 24 December 2015 - TRENTHAM FAIRY TRAIL AND DANDELIONS AT TRENTHAM GARDENS
One of the family things to do at Trentham Gardens is the Fairy Trail around the beautiful mile-long lake and through the woodland and garden. Each fairy is different. New for summer 2015 is the addition to the magical trail of 12 giant dandelion sculptures. The stunning five-metre-tall steel sculptures have been created by Amy Wright, the daughter of Robin Wright, who designed the Trentham fairies. Download the Trentham Fairy Trail from the website before you visit and start the trail in the Shopping Village where Titania, 'Queen of the Fairies', points the way.
Trentham Gardens www.trentham.co.uk
Stone Road, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent , Staffordshire, ST4 8JG   01782 646646
See attraction details11 April 2015 - 6 December 2015 - EVENTS AT ETRURIA INDUSTRIAL MUSEUM
Be sure to fit in a family visit to Etruria Industrial Museum in Stoke-on-Trent this year. The museum and mill are open on the following dates for steaming and other events: 11-12 April - Spring Event and Mill in Steam; 30-31 May - Canal Boat Event and Mill in Steam; 27-28 June - UK Corporate Games and Mill in Steam; 1-2 August - Summer Event and Mill in Steam; 12-13 September - Classic Vehicles at Etruria and Mill in Steam; 5-6 December - Winter Steaming. Please see the website for further details including times and prices before travelling.
Etruria Industrial Museum www.etruriamuseum.org.uk
Etruria Vale Road, Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent , Staffordshire, ST1 4RB   01782 233144
Take the chance to see works by famous artist LS Lowry and Arthur Berry, a local artist portraying daily life in paintings, plays and poems. With the beauty and humour of the everyday shining through, this exhibition at The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery in Stoke would be a good choice for a family outing. Please see the website to find out more.
The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery www.stokemuseums.org.uk
Bethesda Street, City Centre, Stoke-on-Trent , Staffordshire, ST1 3DW   01782 232323
See attraction details20 November 2015 - 31 December 2015 - SANTA'S WINTER WONDERLAND AT THE SNOWDOME
A Christmas adventure for all the family to enjoy together! Head for the SnowDome in Staffordshire and join in the festive activities. Have fun with real snow as you follow Santa's Christmas snow trail with huge slide. Enjoy the all-new Winter Wonderland stage show. Meet Santa's real reindeer and other furry friends in the animal village and visit his house to drop off your Christmas letter. Please note that children will receive a chocolate gift at the end of the experience as Santa is saving his presents for delivery on Christmas Eve. Please see the website for further details and to book tickets.
The SnowDome www.snowdome.co.uk
Leisure Island, River Drive, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 7ND   08448 000011
See attraction details21 November 2015 - 31 December 2015 - DRAYTON'S MAGICAL CHRISTMAS - DRAYTON MANOR THEME PARK
For a magical experience like no other, treat the family to a festive day out at Drayton Manor Theme Park in Staffordshire. Meet Father Christmas in the Castle of Dreams, watch Polar Express in 4D, go for a spin on the ice skating rink and make sure you greet Rudolf, Dasher and the other reindeer in Drayton's zoo. In Thomas Land there will be live Christmas shows and guaranteed snowfall, fairy lights, Christmas parade, decorations, festive activities and music plus a selection of rides to enjoy. A dazzling firework display will round off the day. Please note that the full park will not be open. Check the website for dates, times, prices and other details. It is essential to pre-book Christmas tickets due to demand.
Drayton Manor Theme Park www.draytonmanor.co.uk
Tamworth, Staffordshire, B78 3TW    0844 472 1950
See attraction details28 November 2015 - 28 February 2016 - WINTER WILLOW DECORATION TRAIL AT TRENTHAM GARDENS
This special trail is a wonderful way for families to explore beautiful Trentham Gardens in Staffordshire. Just collect a leaflet at the entrance to the gardens and enjoy a stroll around the lake and gardens, admiring the willow decorations and spotting some larger-than-life sculptures too! Dates: 28 November-24 December and 26 December-28 February. Please see the website to find out more.
Trentham Gardens www.trentham.co.uk
Stone Road, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent , Staffordshire, ST4 8JG   01782 646646
See attraction details29 November 2015 - 23 December 2015 - CHRISTMAS AT ALTON TOWERS RESORT
Visit Alton Towers as day guests on selected dates between 12 and 23 December. Families can meet Santa and his Elves as they get ready for this busy time and spend the rest of their day out enjoying the children's attractions in the theme park. Alternatively, Santa's Sleepover, on certain dates between 29 November and 23 December, invites families to stay over in one of the themed hotels and in addition to the above the kids can visit Santa in his secret grotto, receive a present, enjoy an exclusive pantomime for hotel guests and have fun in the Waterpark. Please see the website for details including dates and prices. Book in advance.
Alton Towers Resort www.altontowers.com
Alton , Staffordshire, ST10 4DB   0871 702 7013
See attraction details4 December 2015 - 23 December 2015 - WINTER WONDERFARM - LOWER DRAYTON FARM
Get the whole family into the Christmas spirit on a day out at Lower Drayton Farm's 'Winter Wonderfarm'. With Santa's Grotto, friendly animals to meet on the farm, a festive farm trailer ride, pony rides, seasonal craft activities and the adventure playground, there will find more than enough family things to do! Dates: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 4-20 December, plus Monday 21, Tuesday 22 and Wednesday 23 December. Please see the website for times and other details before visiting.
Lower Drayton Farm www.lowerdraytonfarm.co.uk
Lower Drayton Lane, Penkridge , Staffordshire, ST19 5RE   01785 330757
Take kids and grandparents to the pantomime at the Lichfield Garrick this Christmas and follow the tale of hapless Jack who, desperate to make his fortune, exchanges his last dime for some magic beans. This adaptation of a timeless classic is set in the Wild West and promises to be great festive entertainment for families.
Lichfield Garrick Theatre & Studio www.lichfieldgarrick.com
Castle Dyke, Lichfield , Staffordshire, WS13 6HR   01543 412121
See attraction details5 December 2015 - 3 January 2016 - PETER PAN AT THE REGENT THEATRE
Don't miss this spectacular family pantomime at the Regent Theatre in Stoke-on-Trent this Christmas. With memorable songs, stunning sets and costumes, plenty of laughs and a handful of fairy dust, this swashbuckling fairytale adventure is set to delight families of all ages. Hook your tickets today!
Regent Theatre Stoke-on-Trent www.atgtickets.com/shows/peter-pan/regent-theatre/#overview_tab
35-37 Piccadilly, Stoke-on-Trent , Staffordshire, ST1 1AP   0844 871 7649
See attraction details5 December 2015 - 24 December 2015 - SANTA AND STEAM AT THE CHURNET VALLEY RAILWAY
Enjoy a traditional Victorian Christmas on a kids day out in Staffordshire at the Churnet Valley Railway. Relax on one of the Santa and steam specials as you take a trip through the beautiful wintery landscape. Santa will make his way through the train handing out a lovely present to each child. Adults can enjoy seasonal refreshments in the decorated coaches. Please see the website for the timetable and to book.
Churnet Valley Railway www.churnet-valley-railway.co.uk
Kingsley & Froghall Station, Froghall, Leek, Staffordshire, ST10 2HA   01538 758491
See attraction details5 December 2015 - 22 December 2015 - SANTA AT THE SERVANTS' QUARTERS AT SHUGBOROUGH
Take a break from Christmas shopping and plan an activity-packed Christmas day out for the family at Shugborough in Staffordshire. Visit Santa and receive a gift. Help Mrs Claus stir the Christmas pudding, take a ride on the Christmas Land Train around the beautiful estate. Follow the festive trail, see the nativity scene, have a go at seasonal craft activities and more. Dates: 5-6, 12-13 and 19-22 December only. Please see the website for more information and to book online.
Shugborough www.shugborough.org.uk
Milford, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17 0XB   01785 254653
See attraction details5 December 2015 - THE MAGIC OF THE MOVIES AT I-SKATE
Have you bought tickets for this magical Christmas show on ice at i-SKATE in Uttoxeter? Sit back and enjoy The Magic of the Movies featuring music from hits such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Titanic, 101 Dalmatians, Harry Potter, James Bond and more. Shows at 2pm, 4.30pm and 7pm. Please visit the website to book or call the box office on 01889 723030.
CineBowl and i-SKATE www.cinebowl.co.uk
Town Meadows Way, Uttoxeter , Staffordshire, ST14 8AZ   01889 723030
See attraction details9 December 2015 - 3 January 2016 - ICE SKATING AT TRENTHAM SHOPPING VILLAGE
Fit in at least one family visit to the fabulous ice rink at Trentham Shopping Village in Staffordshire this winter. The rink is located inside a marquee so it's one kids day out the weather can't spoil! Warm up afterwards in the cosy cafe. If you're planning to visit from Monday 21 to Wednesday 23 December, allow time to take the kids to see Santa in his grotto at Trentham Garden Centre - all the proceeds go to the Fire Service Benevolent Fund and Young Minds charities. Please see the website for full details and to book ice skating tickets in advance.
Trentham Gardens www.trentham.co.uk
Stone Road, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent , Staffordshire, ST4 8JG   01782 646646
See attraction details12 December 2015 - 21 December 2015 - SANTA TRAILS AT TAMWORTH CASTLE
Treat the family to a day out at Tamworth Castle and enjoy the Victorian-style Christmas celebrations. Help decorate the Castle, join the servants making the Christmas pudding and receive an early present from Santa's grotto. Dates: 12-13 and 19-21 December only. Please see the website for tour times and other details.
Tamworth Castle www.tamworthcastle.co.uk
The Holloway, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 7NA   01827 709581/618
See attraction details13 December 2015 - CAUDWELL CHILDREN ELF RUN 2015 AT THE TRENTHAM ESTATE
Dust off your best festive fancy dress costumes and take the kids to join in Caudwell Children Elf Run at Trentham Estate this December. Run or stroll the pushchair-friendly 5km route to the North Pole. The run aims to raise money to help Caudwell Children to continue providing services for sick and disabled children and participants are asked to raise sponsorship. Please see the website for further information and to register.
Trentham Gardens www.caudwellchildren.com/fundraising-and-events/events/elf-run-2015
Stone Road, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent , Staffordshire, ST4 8JG   01782 600438
See attraction details19 December 2015 - 20 December 2015 - STAFFORDSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST AT TRENTHAM GARDENS
Find out how to help local wildlife on a December day out with the kids at Trentham Gardens in Staffordshire. Spot birds, make bird feeders and create natural Christmas decorations to take away. 11am-3pm on each day.
Trentham Gardens www.trentham.co.uk
Stone Road, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent , Staffordshire, ST4 8JG   01782 646646



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