Tuesday, 7 September 2010


An Autumnal calendar of family friendly events has been revealed by a Midlands stately home.

Weston Park on the Shropshire Staffordshire border will celebrate the seasonal change with fungi hunting, spooky Halloween trails and a firework extravaganza.

The Fungi Walk takes place on Sunday 10th October led by a Shropshire Wildlife Trust expert. Walkers will forage for mushrooms and be taught how to distinguish the edible and non-edible varieties found within the estates woodland. Baskets and spoons are recommended for collecting the mushroom.

A ‘fright’ to remember on Sunday 31st October will see young Halloween hunters embark, if they dare, on a Pumpkin lantern trail with spooky storytelling and a spine-chilling disco with creepy nibbles.

Weston’s Bonfire & Fireworks celebrations take place on Sunday 7th November. The action pack night features two firework displays, a giant Bonfire, a fun fair all hosted by Midland radio station, Beacon.

Embracing the taste of Autumn and to celebrate British Food Fortnight will see the arrival of a new autumnal menu in the Granary Grill, Bar & Restaurant. Rich in harvest festival favourite with an emphasis on game, seasonal fruit and vegetables from local produces and homemade pudding the new menu, available from 21st September is set to tantalise the taste buds.

Further Information
Fungi Walk, Sunday 10th October 2010. The walk includes lunch in the Granary Grill Bar and restaurant and costs £7.50 for adults, £7.00 for seniors and £5.50 for children.

Halloween – Weird and Wonderful at Weston Park, Sunday 31st October. Pre booking is required.

Bonfire and Firework Extravaganza – Sunday 7th November. The gates open at 3.00pm. The bonfire is lit at 5.30pm. The firework display are at 6.00pm and 7.30pm. The cost per car is £16 maximum six people per car, £45 per 16 seater minibus and £110 per coach.

British Food Fortnight start on 18th September 2010.

For further information contact Sue Foster at Connect PR on 01902 714957 or email sue@connect-group.com

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