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Staffordshire Day returns on Monday 1st May 2017

Our annual celebration of Staffordshire's greatness, Staffordshire Day, is returning on Monday 1st May 2017, with great events, special offers and competitions!

Whatever you love about Staffordshire, like our captivating countryside, or our adrenaline-pumping attractions, there will be something happening for you.

Help us celebrate our big day!

Keep an eye on this page for news on what's happening and how you can get involved.

teenagers riding rollercoaster at Drayton Manor Park


Staffordshire Day Competition News

As part of the 2017 Staffordshire Day celebration we gave away a Drayton Manor Park family break, Peak District glamping holiday, New Vic theatre break and overnight stay at award-winning Moat House Acton Trussell.

Congratulations to Gareth Dixon, Valerie Gough, Tracey Clarke and Lisa Hill. We hope you enjoy your prizes!

family with Upsy Daisy at CBeebies Land in Alton Towers Resort


Staffordshire Day Special Offers

To help you get the most out of Staffordshire Day and enjoy some of Staffordshire's great visitor attractions, check out the Staffordshire Day Special Offers.

Ranging from half price entry at Alton Towers Resort to 'Buy One Get One Free' at the SnowDome to Staffordshire Bull Terriers 'Go Free' at Churnet Valley Railway, we have agreed a number of special offers just available on Monday 1st May!

Find out more >>>



Poetry Competition Winners

Congratulations to Honor Sutton aged 9 and Rebecca Lockwood aged 16, our two category winners!

Honor's poem entitled 'Staffordshire, my favourite place to be' was chosen in the 7-11 year old category. She wins a class trip to Trentham Monkey Forest for Oakridge Primary and a £50 one4all gift card and family ticket to Monkey Forest for herself.

Rebecca's poem 'The Stag and I' impressed the judges in the 11-16 year old category and has earned her school Cannock Chase High a workskop with performance poet Giovanni Esposito (Spoz). Rebecca also gets a pair of Thrill Hopper passes so she and a friend can visit Alton Towers, Drayton Manor, SnowDome and Waterworld this summer.

Thanks to more than 380 young people across the county who entered the 'I Love Staffordshire' poetry competition, held in conjunction with Staffordshire Libraries.


Staffordshire Day Poetry Competition Winner with Trentham Monkey Forest mascot


Share #StaffordshireDay!

There are loads of ways to get involved with Staffordshire Day.

Stoke-on-Trent's favourite son Robbie Williams recorded his own video love letter to his home county, as did Neil Morrissey and Eddie Hall.

Join the buzz on social media by telling the world why you love Staffordshire using hashtag #StaffordshireDay in your Facebook, Twitter and Instagram posts.

Add the Staffordshire Day 2017 twibbon to your profile pic on Facebook and Twitter by clicking here and show the world that you're supporting Staffordshire Day.


canalside couple with Staffordshire Day flags


What's On for Staffs Day

From live music to cycle rides, dinosaurs to horse racing this year's Staffordshire Day has something for everyone.

Witness a world record attempt on the trampolines at Flip Out, celebrate Stoke-on-Trent's 2021 City of Culture bid or browse the National Memorial Arboretum's vintage market.

Help Kate Malone from the Great Pottery Throwdown decorate a giant vase at World of Wedgwood, mark the 300th anniversary of David Garrick's birth in Lichfield or listen to local bands at Lymelight Festival .

See all Staffordshire Day events >>>

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