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Drive Thru Cinema is coming to Gulliver’s Valley this Christmas!

After the huge success of their sold-out Drive Thru Cinema experiences this summer in Sheffield, The Village Screen are bringing the ultimate seasonal cinematic line up to the beautiful outdoor grounds of Gulliver’s Valley this Christmas. These events will feel intimate and special, with the wooded grounds at Gulliver’s Valley providing the perfect winter wonderland…

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Wentworth Woodhouse receives £720,000 for more roof repairs

As the scaffolding comes down following urgent repairs to the main part of Wentworth Woodhouse, work will soon begin on each end of the famed East Front, thanks to a grant from the government’s Culture Recovery Fund. The Culture Recovery Fund is designed to secure the future of Britain’s museums, galleries, theatres, independent cinemas, heritage…

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Top parks! Trio of Rotherham parks celebrate Green Flag Award

Three of Rotherham’s green spaces have this week been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as being one of the very best in the UK. Clifton, Greasbrough and Ulley parks are amongst a record-breaking 2000 UK parks and green spaces that today received a prestigious Green Flag Award – the mark of a quality…

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Heritage funding lifeline for Rotherham attractions

Rotherham-based attractions are set to receive a lifesaving financial boost from the government thanks to the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help them through the coronavirus pandemic. Magna and Wentworth Woodhouse are two out of 445 organisations will share £103m to help restart vital repair and maintenance work on cherished heritage sites, to keep…

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Cultural Recovery Fund to help children’s literary charity

Grimm & Co, the Yorkshire children’s writing charity based in Rotherham, has secured £86,000 from the Government’s Cultural Recovery Fund to secure operational programme delivery through to spring 2021. This money will help to bridge the funding gap brought about through Covid-19. As a charity Grimm & Co has been significantly affected by the pandemic,…

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Catch The Flock at Wentworth Woodhouse

A flock of 10,000 birds carrying people’s memories of the Covid-19 spring lockdown has taken over the lawns of the stately home Wentworth Woodhouse in Rotherham, just as it re-opens to the public. The birds are made of wood and each is a tiny work of art, hand-decorated by toddlers, pensioners in care homes, parents,…

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Wentworth Woodhouse reopens its doors

The doors of Wentworth Woodhouse’s mansion are opening again this weekend. While the gardens have been open, the house has been closed since March, when lockdown came into force. But the Preservation Trust which owns the Grade I listed Rotherham stately home is now able to welcome visitors back in safety. The date of opening…

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Prepare for a frightfully fantastic Halloween spook safari at Gulliver’s Valley

Thrill seekers can prepare to be scared at Gulliver’s Valley this Halloween thanks to a frightfully fun ‘Spook Safari’. Mysterious surprises will await at the Rother Valley attraction during half term from 24 October to 1 November, in the form of wicked witches, perilous pirates, terrifying tricks and treats, and all your favourite family rides…

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Gulliver’s Valley launches new sleepover offering

The UK’s newest theme park, Gulliver’s Valley in Rotherham, has unveiled some exciting new sleepover packages for September and October. The multi-million pound resort is offering exclusive Twilight Dinosaur Trail and Unicorn Quest Sleepover stays which will see guests experience a twilight dinosaur or fairy and unicorn trail in the evening, a night of themed…

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Gulliver’s Valley welcomes YooHoo and Friends!

Gulliver’s Valley has joined forces with a global children’s TV series to bring a host of exciting opportunities to the newly opened theme park. ‘YooHoo to the Rescue’, a Netflix Original Series inspired by one of Aurora’s top-selling toy and gift  brands ‘YooHoo’ was created based upon rare or endangered animals and tells the story…

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