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Marti Pellow has been starring in Aladdin since mid December and is enjoying his debut as the baddie in the production at Birmingham's Hippodrome theatre.
Deer Feeding: Sat 16 Jan (Attingham Park, Shropshire)
Visitors are being invited to Attingham Park this weekend for family friendly deer feeding event. Those at the event will get the chance to get close with the fallow deer and feed them. The deer will be fed in the park every weekend through the cold winter months.
For prices, opening times and more information visit:
Fine Food Farmers' Market: Sat 16th January (Nicholson Museum & Gallery, Leek)
This weekend the Nicholson museum and gallery will host a fine food farmers market on the cobbled streets of Leek. The event will bring together specialist local food from Staffordshire Moorlands and Peak District producers.
For prices, opening times and more information visit:www.staffsmoorlands.gov.uk
Winter Wildfowl Day: Sat 16th January (Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Rutland)
Anglian water birdwatching centre in Rutland are holding a winter wildfowl day on Saturday. Visitors will get the opportunity to see the wide variety of wildfowl at Rutland Water. In the past guests have seen American Wigeon, Scaup, Eider and Great Northern Diver breeds.
For prices, opening times and more information visit: www.rutlandwater.org.uk
NISA British Synchronized Skating Championships: Sat 16th - Sun 17th January (Motorpoint Arena Nottingham, Nottingham)
This weekend the National Ice Centre are to host the British Synchronised Skating Championships where top teams from across the UK will compete for the national titles.
The annual competition is open to the public and involves over 700 skaters between 10 and 50 years told, from 58 teams.
“It is a highlight in the British skating calendar and a great chance to expose new people to the discipline. I can’t wait to see what this year’s talent will bring to the table"
Nottingham’s junior team the Icicles, who are also Junior World Championship competitors will be competing at the event.
For prices, opening times and more information visit: motorpointarenanottingham.com
Historic Rally Car Open Day: Sat 16th January (Heritage Motor Centre, Warwickshire)
A historic car rally open day will take place this weekend to look back at Mini's success, controversy and popularity in rallying over the last 50 years.
“Historic rallying is open to all makes and models of classic cars manufactured before January 1986… The event is very much a social gathering where you can see the cars and meet the event organisers covering every facet of historic rallying”
For prices, opening times and more information visit: www.HRCR.co.uk