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Alvechurch and Rowney Green Walk

Sunday, February 28th, 2021

This is route around Alvechurch and Rowney green. It uses a combination of bridleways and public footpaths. Distance: 4 miles (a little more if you start in Alvechurch village centre) Click the map for a larger version The route is also available through the Ordnance Survey Online OS Maps and as a GPX file for […]

Hanbury Circular Walk

Saturday, February 13th, 2021

This is a way marked route by Worcestershire County Council. Starting at Gateway Park near Droitwich Spa Marina (approx. postcode WR9 7DU). it goes along the Worcestershire and Birmingham Canal, and then across fields passing Hanbury Hall (National Trust). Distance: 7 miles (including walk around the outside of Hanbury Church). Click the map for a […]

Redditch Dinosaur Walk

Saturday, February 6th, 2021

This is a walk starting at Morton Stanley Park walking around local roads in the Redditch area. If you map your route using a GPS then it will be trace the image of a dinosaur. Distance: 6.2 miles Click map for larger version The route is also available through the Ordnance Survey Online OS Maps […]

Morton Stanley Park to Elcock’s Brook and Ham Green, Walk in Redditch

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

A walk through local paths including parts of the Monarch’s way. This walk has some challenges in terms of difficult stiles and can get very muddy. In some places I had to take an alternative route due to flooding of the path. Distance: 5.2 miles Terrain: Footpaths. Includes difficult terrain, stiles and may be very […]

Fire and Rescue Service Challenge Day 2017

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

I went to see the Rescue Challenge at Webbs of Wychbold, near Bromsgrove in Worcestershire. This is an event where various Fire Services from around the UK compete in simulated rescue situations. The most dramatic of which is the two vehicle extraction where one car is positioned on top of another. I recorded one of […]

Redditch Fire Station Bonfire and Firework Display 2015

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Another great Bonfire Night and Firework Display at Redditch Fire Station. Although it was originally expected that 2014 would have been the last display the Fire Service have now confirmed that they do plan to continue with the regular tradition for 2016 and beyond. There is a reasonable admission fee (£4 adults, £2 children in […]

Worcester Victorian Market and Christmas Fayre

Monday, December 5th, 2011

This is the first time we have visited the Worcester Victorian Market and Christmas Fayre, but it won’t be our last. We didn’t have much time to spend at the Christmas Victorian Fayre. Unlike some of the other markets the Victorian Fayre at Worcester is held on only one weekend of the year; normally the […]

Christmas markets and Christmas craft fairs – UK 2011

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

Christmas is coming, which means it’s time to start planning trips to Christmas Markets looking for those unique Christmas presents and taking in the odd beer and hot dog, or roasted chestnuts. This is a list of dates for Christmas 2011. Later dates will be available from Days Out Diary – Christmas events. Frankfurt Christmas […]

Avoncroft Museum of historical buildings in Bromsgrove Worcestershire

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

Avoncroft museum is an understated museum in Worcestershire. I had seen the tourist signs for the museum whilst driving past and we visited over the summer bank holiday weekend. The Avoncroft Museum is about 19 acres in size with over 27 different buildings and structures. There is a large range of different buildings from timber […]

Fireman Sam – Live on Stage – Pontypandy Rocks

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

We had already bought our children a copy of the Fireman Sam Live on Stage DVD and the kids really enjoyed it. So when we saw that Fireman Sam was coming to the Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham we jumped at the chance to buy tickets. It’s perhaps a good job we did as the tickets […]


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