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What to expect at the return of Rotherham Show

The biggest cultural event in our town’s calendar – the Rotherham Show – is back at Clifton Park from 3 to 5 September 2021. Rotherham Show is the North’s largest free event and was hugely missed in 2020, when COVID-19 restrictions prevented it from going ahead. But this year the show will go on (with some…

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Chuckle Brothers tribute unveiled at Gulliver’s Valley

Local legend Paul Elliott, one half of the iconic Chuckle Brothers, has visited Gulliver’s Valley in Rotherham to unveil a unique tribute to the comic duo. The lives and careers of Paul and his late brother Barry will be forever remembered on ‘Chuckle Street’, which houses a colourful timeline of the brothers’ remarkable journey. The…

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New themed accommodation adds the wow factor at Gulliver’s Valley

Families visiting Gulliver’s Valley are enjoying sleeping in some amazing new accommodation options this summer as the resort continues with its exciting expansion plans. Hot on the heels of the new ‘Gears’ ride area which opened last month, the Rotherham theme park has now opened some brand-new Mermaid Dens and an impressive Megalodon-inspired creation for…

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UEFA Women’s EURO 2022: pre-sale ticket targets smashed

More than 140,000 tickets have already been sold for UEFA Women’s EURO 2022, which takes place in England next summer, with next Monday 9 August marking the final opportunity for fans to secure pre-sale tickets for the tournament. Supporters around the world are already gearing up for another huge month of football, with record numbers…

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Rotherham Show returns!

Following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions and the increasing numbers of vaccinations, Rotherham Show will return this September. Rotherham Show is the North’s largest free event, and is usually held annually in Clifton Park. Organisers have confirmed that the event is back on Friday 3rd, Saturday 4th, and Sunday 5th September, 2021, 11am to 5pm each…

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WE Wonder Festival returns to Wentworth Woodhouse

The wait is almost over… The Wonder is coming back to Wentworth Woodhouse this summer. The WE Wonder Festival, a spectacular outdoor event which was a soaraway success in August  2019, is set to return to the Rotherham mansion’s glorious private gardens. On the weekend of Saturday July 31-Sunday August 1, ticket-holders can wander and…

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Work progressing at Forge Island

Work is well under way on the demolition of Riverside Precinct and Chantry Buildings as part of a key milestone in the development of Forge Island. The rear of the buildings on Corporation Street have been taken down with hoardings now in place at the front of the buildings which include images and details about…

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Gulliver’s Valley celebrates first anniversary

Gulliver’s Valley Theme Park in Rotherham is celebrating its first anniversary this month. The popular family theme park, that opened in the middle of the global pandemic, has quickly become a welcome addition to the Rotherham family leisure scene. Thousands of visitors have passed through its door, despite the stop/start impact of the lockdowns in…

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Rave, dance, enjoy, watch – Rotherham events for July

Wth the easing of restrictions set for July 19, here are some of the large scale events that are set to take place this month across some of Yorkshire’s Hidden Gems. From Step 4, the Government is removing all legal limits on the numbers meeting indoors and outdoors. It means that all businesses can re-open,…

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