served on-board the dedicated dining train at Churnet Valley Railway. Enjoy the beauty of the Churnet Valley whilst being hauled by one of the heritage locomotives. Churnet Valley Railway, Kingsley and Froghall Station, Froghall, Staffordshire, ST10 2HA. Visit www.churnet-valley-railway.co.uk or call 01538 758491 for more information.
During the Leek half marathon, music will be played at Brough Park in the town with refreshments being served during the intervals. Brough Park, Ball Haye Road, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6HQ. Organised by Leek Town Council.
The award winning International Festival of Glass returns in August. Steeped in heritage, the festival has fast become the most successful glass-related gathering in the UK. Expect a range of exhibitions, dramatic displays and fun hands-on activities for all ages. The event runs from 10am – 5pm. Stourbridge Glass Quarter., Dudley Council Plus, 259 Castle Street, Dudley, DY1 1LQ. www.fg.org.uk.
A two-day music event catering for very different music tastes is taking place at Bolesworth Castle in Cheshire. Classic Ibiza, on 1st September, sees Urban Soul Orchestra and DJ Goldierocks bring some of the biggest dance tracks from the last 20 years to life, and The Great British Prom, on 2nd September, with Russell Watson, The National Symphony Orchestra, Anthony Inglis, Annette Wardell and Only Men Aloud. The performance culminates in a fantastic firework display choreographed to the music. The…
The 19th edition of the Festival of Fireworks will take place at Catton Hall on Saturday 2nd September. The Festival features four fireworks displays, all set to music, and designed by professional pyro-technicians. New for 2017 - the festival features extended catering facilities and a mini-steam fayre, with traditional traction engines on show. Gates open at 12 noon. Fireworks commence at 8.00pm. Catton Hall, Catton Park, Catton, Walton upon Trent DE12 8LN.