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What's On - events and festivals in Staffordshire

Need to know what’s on in Staffordshire? Look no further than our 2015 events calendar. Find the dates for key Staffordshire events such as V Festival, the Midlands Grand National, Alton Towers’ Fireworks or the quirky Abbots Bromley Horn Dance.

Staffordshire hosts a year round calendar of events and festivals from walking festivals to music festivals, country shows to the arts, fabulous food festivals, stunning well dressings and marvellous fairs and market days.

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Easter at Shugborough Estate

Easter at the Estate


Fri 3 - Mon 6 Apr 2015

Take part in our Magical Easter Hunt. Find the secret parts of our estate where you'll find the Easter Bunny's House and a giant egg. Enjoy the mansion house filled with spring flower displays.

Easter Egg Hunt at Trentham

Easter Egg Hunt


Fri 3 - Mon 6 Apr 2015

Pick up a voucher from the Gardens Entrance and follow the Easter Egg Hunt clues around the Gardens and lake to claim your prize courtesy of Delicious.

Easter at Trentham

Easter Holidays


Fri 3 - Sun 19 Apr 2015

Looking for things to do with the kids this school holidays? The Trentham Estate has a fantastic fun filled line up to keep the kids happy and active.

Eggs-ellent Easter


Fri 3 - Mon 6 Apr 2015

Come along to Drayton Manor Park this Easter to have a cracking day out with all the family. With all of our rides fully open*, there really is something here to do for all ages.

Popular Plant Hunters' Fair

Easter Plant Hunters' Fair

Market Drayton

Sun 5 - Mon 6 Apr 2015

This very popular plant fair boasts top class nurseries including RHS Medal Winners and National Collection Holders offering a tremendous variety of plants.

Transport Show

Transport Show


Sun 5 - Mon 6 Apr 2015

The Transport Show pulls up at Weston over the Bank Holiday weekend promising a great day out for all the family.


Out of this World


Mon 6 - Wed 8 Apr 2015

Superheroes, villains and aliens are set to unite at Freeport Talke this Easter as the shopping centre hosts its first free sci-fi event, ‘Out Of This World’.

Spring Horse Trials

Spring Horse Trials


Fri 10 - Sun 12 Apr 2015

The Spring Horse Trials 'One Day Event' is run over three days incorporating dressage, cross country and show jumping.

Lymelight 2015

Lymelight Festival


Fri 1 - Mon 4 May 2015

Lymelight Festival returns bigger and better. There will be a 2 stages, funfair, artisan stalls, real ale beer tent,, a procession, buskers and a Douglas Macmillan Hospice takeover in Queen's Gardens

May Plant Hunters' Fair

May Day Plant Hunters' Fair


Sun 3 - Mon 4 May 2015

Weston is an award winning stately home set in 1000 acres of Capability Brown parkland. Plants will be at the heart of the event and we have a brilliant line up of nurseries with something, new, different and unusual for every plant lover.

Image courtesy J Rock.

National Forest Walking Festival


Sat 16 - Thu 28 May 2015

Programme of varied walks to explore this ever changing landscape to suit every taste and ability. Choose from gentle strolls to strenuous rambles and routes to cater for seasoned walkers as well as pushchairs, wheelchairs & family groups.

Jazz and Blues Festival

10th Annual Newcastle Jazz and Blues Festival


Fri 22 - Mon 25 May 2015

Over 70 live bands come to town to perform at Newcastle’s 10th Jazz and Blues festival at over 29 venues in town.

Cheese and Ale

Stafford Cheese & Ale Festival


Sat 6 Jun 2015

The event will be held in large marquees in Market Square and Greengate Street. In addition there will be cookery demonstrations by local chefs, and a bar, which will be provided by local brewery, Titanic.

RAF Cosford Air Show

RAF Cosford Air Show


Sun 14 Jun 2015

RAF Cosford Air Show is one of the country's top aviation events attracting thousands of people of all ages to a day full of excitement and entertainment. As well as the flying display and static aircraft there is a children's fun fair.

Model Air Show

International Model Air Show


Fri 19 - Sun 21 Jun 2015

Model aircraft enthusiasts from all the over the UK and Europe will take to the sky's to demonstrate their awesome flying skills in the Park.

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