Food Festival: Sat 11th - Sun 12th June (Ragley Hall, Warwickshire)
This weekend sees the return of the Great British Food Festival to Ragley Hall.
Alongside wonderful food and drink producers, there’ll be headline chef demonstrations, foodie talks, live music and entertainment for the children.
The Chef Demo stage will be welcoming Great British Bake Off finalists Luis Troyano and Miranda Gore Browne, who’ll later e judging the popular Cake Off competition where amateur bakers compete in three baking categories.
“We hope that people will head over to Ragley for some summer foodie fun this event brings.”
For opening times and more information visit: http://www.greatbritishfoodfestival.com/
There is queueing traffic due to earlier debris on the A38(M) Aston Expressway outbound stretch in Birmingham.
It is affecting traffic between B4132 Waterlinks Boulevard / Victoria Road (Park Circus) and M6 J6 / A5127 Gravelly Hill / A38 Tyburn Road / Slade Road (Spaghetti Junction).
All lanes have now re-opened.
Warwickshire Police have confirmed that a suspicious package at the Royal Mail in Bagington contained inert grenades.
The force tweeted the following:
Package contained an antique inert grenades.Thanks to EOD for their attendance & assistance.CM https://t.co/cLg6Mt6eiB
Warwickshire Police are currently dealing with a suspicious package at the Royal Mail in Bagington this afternoon.
The force have tweeted the following:
We are currently dealing with a suspicious package at Royal Mail Bagington.CM
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National Metro & Mini Show: Sun 5th June (British Motor Museum, Gaydon, Warwickshire)
This weekend the British Motor Museum is hosting a new show Mini, Metro and MINI (BMW) enthusiasts.
Highlights of the show will include a Car Gymkhana where entrants have to match a pre-set time around a course as closely as possible, a Metro and MINI Concourse.
“We’re really excited about staging a brand new show for those that love Mini’s and Metro’s no matter what their age or condition.
The show aims to bring both iconic cars together in a fun way especially with our non-course classes and will offer something a bit different for car enthusiasts”
For opening times and more information visit: https://www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk/
Classic Car Motor Show: Sun 29th - Sat 30th May (Ragley Hall, Warwickshire)
The new look classic car motor show takes place at Ragley Hall this weekend.
Organisers say thousands are expected over the two days to see more than 600 vintage, classic, American, kit and custom cars as well as motorcycles and commercial vehicles.
New for 2016 is an interactive arena where visitors can find out more about the vehicles, as well as listen to live music and classic memories from the 1940’ to 1980’s.
Several car clubs will be in attendance at the event including the Metropolitan Owners Club and Austin 10 Driver Club celebrating the history of local car production at Longbridge.
The Lotus Drivers Club will be celebrating their 50th anniversary with a special display on the Sunday.
“We are delighted to host the classic car show over the May bank holiday weekend … With something for everyone, the show is a great day out for all the family and not just motor enthusiasts!”
For prices, opening times and more information visit: www.classicmotorshows.co.uk
Warwick Food Festival: Sun 29th May (Market Square, Warwick)
There'll be more than 60 stalls offering some of the finest produce around Warwickshire when the Warwick Food Festival returns this weekend for the second year.
The festival celebrates all things local to the town and will host a range of food and drink producers from across the region.
Traders will be selling everything from street food, vegetarian friendly dishes, craft beers, wines and soft drinks.
There’ll also be music, dance performances, and children’s activities, plus cookery demonstrations for aspiring chefs in the area.
This year's food festival is going to be an action packed day. We have a great range of food, drink and entertainment on offer.
This event is a fantastic showcase of the local produce available in our area and this is a festival you don't want to miss."
For prices, opening times and more information visit: http://www.warwickfoodfestival.co.uk/
There are a number of delays on roads across the West Midlands this morning.
On the M6 Northbound in Staffordshire, one lane is closed between J14 A34 (Stafford North) and J15 A500 (Stoke-On-Trent) due to a crash involving a motorbike.
Meanwhile, the A446 Lichfield Road in Warwickshire is closed in both directions between Wishaw Lane and Holly Lane due to a crash involving two cars.
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