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Harvest Time at The Prep at Denstone College

14th October 2021

This week saw a wonderful performance from the youngest children in celebration of the Harvest Festival. The whole of Pre-Prep performed to their parents and the rest of the prep school, in chapel on Tuesday. There were some fabulous reprisals of some new and old favourites: Big Red Combine Harvester,...

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Heritage Open Days return!

8th September 2021

Heritage Open Days is England's largest festival of history and culture, bringing together over 2,000 local people and organisations, and thousands of volunteers. Every year in September, places across the country throw open their doors to celebrate their heritage, community and history. It’s...

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Does your child find it hard to express how they feel?

2nd September 2021

Does your child find it hard to express how they feel? Do they struggle with their emotions? Do they worry a lot or suffer with anxiety? Then Kalm Community are here to help. They provide weekly mindfulness based emotional support group classes for children aged 5 to 16 years old. They provide...

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Pull on a cape and show you care at Hero Walk!

3rd August 2021

Attention all heroes! Will you join in on Saturday 25th September to make memories in a mask with a 5km Hero Walk? The fun begins at Hero Hub, where you’ll enjoy games, refreshments and pose for some super family snaps before setting off on your adventure. There are awesome activities along...

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Kids Club Exclusive Event: Get Buzzing for Nature

22nd June 2021

On Saturday 26th of June, we’ll be working with Staffordshire Wildlife Trust to bring the wild to you! Perfect for 5-10 year olds, Staffordshire Wildlife Trust will be hosting a free event in conjunction with Affinity Kids Club at our Centre to celebrate 10 years of wild projects, funded...

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Theatre is back... OUTDOORS!

17th June 2021

Lichfield Garrick is set to take advantage of the summer heat and bring audiences outdoors to Lichfield’s historic parks, where they can watch outdoor theatre productions in the glorious sunshine! The exciting new programme of shows gets underway next month with a performance of Shakespeare's...

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Voyage of Discovery

28th May 2021

Children and young people – are you looking for interesting and fun ways to spend your time? Parents, guardians and teachers – Are you looking for a free, fun, unique and educational activity to do with your children and pupils at home? If this applies to you, why not take part...

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Lichfield Garrick Theatre calls on businesses to help disadvantaged families enjoy the magic of Pantomime this Christmas

25th September 2020

Lichfield Garrick Theatre is again working with businesses to help families who are suffering bereavement, illness, or trauma attend its socially-distanced pantomime this Christmas. Sponsored family tickets will be distributed to deserving people by local charities. Following a very successful scheme...

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Green -Fingered Volunteers on the Go

17th September 2020

Green-Fingered Volunteers Start Back in Hanley Park  In the last month, Hanley Park Gardening Volunteers restarted again. All of them, were very glad to be back in the Park. They have missed the physical and social interaction that being a gardening volunteer offers...

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Daredevils needed for Rainbows challenge

15th September 2020

Derbyshire daredevils with a head for heights can sign up to our new challenge – one of the few events we will stage this year.  The ever popular Derby Cathedral Abseil - which involves climbing 189 steps before abseiling down the 212ft tower - will take place on Saturday 3 October between...

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Stoke Reads brings fun to local families!

10th September 2020

Distributed via local 15 primary schools, each pack contains writing activities, craft ideas, puzzles and a section of high quality paper and card for families. Some of the writing activities are based on Story Quest, an initiative run by Stoke Reads and funded by Sport England that encourages families...

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