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*CORONATION STREET - The Tour 
including admission 

Walk down the famous cobbles

 

Calling all Corrie and TV fans, it’s time to get a taste of the real thing!

Coronation Street The Tour gives you the chance to explore the sensational external sets at MediaCityUK, open to the public for the first time.

Your 80 minute experience will take in Coronation Street, Rosamund Street and the newly extended, never before seen, Victoria Street.

Wander through Weatherfield on a fully guided tour of the working set. Recall stories from yesteryear, hear filming secrets, take selfies on the street and follow in the footsteps of your favourite characters down those Coronation Street cobbles.

We also visit Salford Quays.

 
 


   
*EMMERDALE The Studio Experience 
including admission 

Be part of the ultimate Emmerdale Studio Experience Tour at the iconic ITV studio in Leeds. The studio has been transformed into an interactive experience showcasing the behind-the-scenes magic that takes place during the making of the much-loved series. As the walk through tour unfolds you will discover how sets, storylines and characters are born; initially on paper and then brought to life using state-of-the-art technology and set designs.  Later spend some free in Leeds City Centre

 
 


   
*EMMERDALE The Village Tour 
including admission 

The live working TV set located within the Harewood Estate in Leeds, that has witnessed many-a spectacle, will open its gates as cast and crew down scripts for the weekend. Visitors will be able to marvel at the beauty of the picturesque farming village as they meander down the lane to the surreal sight of stone cladded shops and homes nestled amongst the rolling hills. Sauntering past the familiar haunts of Home Farm, Bob’s Café, The Woolpack, the village Church and rows of stone cottages known as home to your favourite Emmerdale characters, guides will share secrets, stories and reveal fascinating facts behind the making of the, multi award winning, ITV soap.

 
 


   
Appleby Horse Fair # 
 

One of the largest horse fairs in Europe. It is held in a field commonly known as Fair Hill. Caravans range from large shining modern ones towed by cars, to the colourful horse-drawn vardos.

 
 


   
Arley Hall Garden Festival 
including admission 

Join us at the Arley Garden Festival, which this year will be celebrating its 25th year! The Festival, which regularly attracts 5,000 visitors, has become one of the highlights of the horticultural year in the North West. Once again there will be 15 specialist plant nurseries being judged in the Floral Marquee and a wide variety of plant nurseries on the show ground as well as Garden tours throughout the day lead by Lord Ashbrook and Gordon Baillie the Head Gardener.

 
 


   
BBC Gardners World Live & Good Food Show * 
including admission 

two shows for the price of one.

BBC Gardeners’ World Live and the BBC Summer Good Food Show take place at The NEC at the same time and your tickets will give you entry to both shows.

 
 


   
Cheshire Show 
including admission 

Featuring: Country Crafts, Flowers, Live Demonstrations, Game Fair, Vintage Machinery, Trade Stands, Cheshire Rural Life, Farmers’ Market, Cattle, Sheep, Pigs, Goats, Rare Breeds, Shire Horses, Agri-Centre, Show Jumping, Cheese, Light Horse section, Wine, Poultry, Pigeons, Rabbits & Cavies, Dog Show.

 
 


   
Cheshire Show * 
including admission 

Featuring: Country Crafts, Flowers, Live Demonstrations, Game Fair, Vintage Machinery, Trade Stands, Cheshire Rural Life, Farmers’ Market, Cattle, Sheep, Pigs, Goats, Rare Breeds, Shire Horses, Agri-Centre, Show Jumping, Cheese, Light Horse section, Wine, Poultry, Pigeons, Rabbits & Cavies, Dog Show.

 
 


   
Harrogate Spring Flower Show 
includes admission 

Take inspiration from awe-inspiring plant displays, unique show gardens and stunning floral artistry at Britain’s top independent gardening event. Take in a talk or demonstration, get advice from national experts or simply browse the wide range of quality garden shopping available within this annual celebration of gardening and horticulture.

 
 


   
Harrogate Spring Flower Show * 
includes admission 

Take inspiration from awe-inspiring plant displays, unique show gardens and stunning floral artistry at Britain’s top independent gardening event. Take in a talk or demonstration, get advice from national experts or simply browse the wide range of quality garden shopping available within this annual celebration of gardening and horticulture.

 
 


   
International Eisteddfod @ Llangollen (inc adm) * 
or Llangollen & Horse Drawn Canal Cruise (inc Cruise) 

Every summer since 1947 Llangollen has staged one of the world's most inspirational cultural festivals.  Each year around 4,000 performers converge on this beautiful small Welsh town and its International Pavilion; to sing and dance in a unique combination of competition, performance, and international peace and friendship.

 
 


   
Malvern Spring Show * 
including admission 

Based at the Three Counties Showground in Malvern, Worcestershire and framed by the picturesque Malvern Hills, the RHS Malvern Spring Festival is the perfect opportunity to prepare for the upcoming gardening season. Enjoy a walk around the show gardens, gather inspiration from exhibitors in the Floral Marquee and get hints and tips from a range of talks and demonstrations.

 
 


   
RAF Cosford Air Show * 
including admission 

The RAF Cosford Air Show  2018 will feature a unique mix of aircraft, spanning the 100 year history of the Royal Air Force, which will be showcased in the flying display and in Cosford’s special RAF100 static exhibition. This never before seen collection of aircraft that gives you a once in a lifetime opportunity to see the revolution of air power over the last 100 years.

 
 


   
RHS Flower Show @ Chatsworth House 
including admission 

The RHS Chatsworth Flower Show will be set within the 1000 acre parkland of the Chatsworth Estate, home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire.

 
 


   
RHS Flower Show @ Tatton Park  
inc admission 

Experience summer in all its glory at Tatton Park. Come along and see the latest innovative creations from up-and-coming garden designers. Fire your imagination with vibrant floral displays and non-stop gardening inspiration. It’s a great family day out – and don’t forget - kids get into the show free!

 
 


   
RHS Flower Show @ Tatton Park # 
including admission 

Experience summer in all its glory at Tatton Park. Come along and see the latest innovative creations from up-and-coming garden designers. Fire your imagination with vibrant floral displays and non-stop gardening inspiration. It’s a great family day out – and don’t forget - kids get into the show free!

 
 


   
Shrewsbury Flower Show 
including admission 

Shrewsbury Flower Show is far from being just for gardeners or flower lovers. With 12 hour non-stop entertainment each day, music from Britain’s top military bands, choirs, first class show jumping, live craft displays, numerous trade stands, and a food hall.

 
 


   
Shrewsbury Flower Show * 
including admission 

Shrewsbury Flower Show is far from being just for gardeners or flower lovers. With 12 hour non-stop entertainment each day, music from Britain’s top military bands, choirs, first class show jumping, live craft displays, numerous trade stands, and a food hall.

 
 


   
Shropshire County Show, Shrewsbury * 
including admission 

The event, which has been running for more than 120 years, is now much more than just an agricultural show and caters for a wider audience than ever before. It has become an event for everyone where town meets country for a day of education, entertainment and enjoyment.Dozens of traders provide a showcase of goods from across the county and beyond and a fabulous food hall is full of the tastes of Shropshire ready to be sampled and savoured.

 
 


   
THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR 
3 days 

Thursford’s Christmas Spectacular has attracted over 5.4 million visitors to date and is the largest Christmas show in the country. It is set in the magical surroundings of mechanical organs and fairground carousels, with a cast of 130 professional singers, dancers and musicians – many of whom are West End performers. The three hour performance delivers an extravaganza of non-stop singing, dancing, music, humour and variety. It’s a fast moving celebration of the festive season featuring an eclectic mix of both seasonal and year-round favourites, with famous and much-loved chart toppers being performed alongside traditional carols. Word of this amazing show has spread and it is now generally recognised as being the largest show of its kind in the country, if not Europe. Up to fifty coaches per day travel from all over the country and many patrons have visited year on year.

 

 
 
 
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