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JUNE 26TH

July 17th

Take a look at what’s on in the City of Wolverhampton between Tuesday 26th June and Tuesday 17th July 2018. We’ve got a packed programme of events, activities and special offers for everyone to Enjoy.

Visit Wolverhampton

A fun packed programme of entertainment for all the family.

A taste of what's on

Banks's

Banks's Brewery Tour

Vikings

Viking Heroes – Exhibition

Fiesta

Wolverhampton Fiesta

Armed Forces

Armed Forces Day

Wolverhampton Food and Drink Festival

Discounts and Deals

Summer Evening of Speedway

Summer Evening Of Speedway

Summer Afternoon of Horse Racing

Summer Afternoons of Horse Racing

A City to enjoy

Take a look at what’s on in the City of Wolverhampton between Tuesday 26th June and Tuesday 17th July 2018. We’ve got a packed programme of events, activities and special offers for everyone to Enjoy.

Banks’s Brewery Tour

Join this Brewery tour and find out all you ever wanted to know about Banks’s cask ales when you step inside the famous Victorian park brewery. Finish your tour with a free sample.

Where: Banks’s Brewery Visitor Centre & Shop, Brewery Road, Chapel Ash
Date: Tuesday 26 June
Time: 12pm – 2pm
Cost: £6
To Book: Call 01902 329653 or email: rose.slater@marstons.co.uk


Art for the Over 55’s

Unleash your drawing talents or relax and discuss the art topic of the month.

Where: Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street
Date: Wednesday 27 June
Time: Still Lively drawing workshop: 10.30am – 1pm or 2pm – 4pm Art Conversation Club: 11am – 12noon
Cost: £2 for Still Lively, free for Art Conversation
To Book: Call 01902 552055


War Memorial Trail

The trail will appeal to anyone with an interest in the culture of remembrance that developed during and after the war.

Where: Outside main entrance to Wolverhampton Civic Centre, St Peter’s Square
Date: Thursday 28 June
Time: 2pm prompt until 4pm
Cost: Free – Be on time!

Signor Baffo – Family Comedy Show

An interactive show for children aged 3+ and their families. There’s chaos in the kitchen when Signor Baffo is left in charge. Expect plates-full of fun, with generous helpings of silliness, mischief and adventure.

Where: Penn Hall School, Vicarage Road
Date: Thursday 28 June
Time: 6:30pm
Cost: £3.50 Adult, £2.50 Child, £11 Family of 4
To Book: Call 01902 558355


Young People’s Music Concert

Hear talented local young musicians and beautiful music in a classical setting.

Where: Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street
Date: Friday 29 June and 13 July
Time: 1.10pm
Cost: Free – Just drop in


The Greatest Shows – Music from Stage and Screen

Enjoy an evening of music from the stage and big screen.

Where: Newhampton Arts Centre, Dunkley Street
Date: Friday 29 and Saturday 30 June
Time: 7:30pm
Cost: £10
To Book: Call 01902 572090
Online: www.seaty.co.uk/greatestshows


 Activities for Families with Babies and Young Children

Mums and dads – have fun with your little one’s dancing and moving to music.

SLING SWING BABY CLASS
Where: 
Bantock House, Finchfield Road
Date: 
Saturday 30 June
Time: 
10am – 12am
To Book: info@slingswing.co.uk

MUSICAL STEPS
Where: Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street
Date: Tuesdays 3 and 10 July
Time: Various times
Cost: Free Trial Class
To Book: Call 07572 789033
Email: liz.browne@musicalsteps.co.uk


‘If They Ask Us We’ll Never Tell Them’ – Performances Commemorating ww1.

A trilogy of shows performed by Central Youth Theatre depicting life after the end of the war – includes some outdoor performances.

Where:  Various venues
Date: Saturday 30th June
Time: Various times
Cost: £6 or £4 concessions. More than one show discounts
To Book: Call 01902 572091


Artfest

There’s something for everyone during Artsfest including music, dance, drama, film, theatre and comedy. Includes lots of free and family-friendly events.

Where: Various locations
Date: Runs until Saturday 30 June
Time: Various times
Cost: Various, many free events
Online: Visit www.wlv.ac.uk/Artsfest


Armed Forces Day – Free Family Entertainment

A fun day out for all the family with choirs, bands and activities for you to enjoy including mind-blowing science experiments and fun challenges, performances by the Miss Fortunes, Cosford Wives Military Choir, Royal Air Force Air Cadets Military Band and many more!

Where: Queen Square
Date: Saturday 30th June
Time: 11am – 4pm
Cost: Free – Just drop in


Wolverhampton Songwriters’ Country Nights

Come and listen to four fantastic acts including regulars The Emma Swindell’s band.

Where: Bantock House Tractor Shed, Finchfield Road
Date: Saturday 30th June
Time: 7pm till 10.30pm
Cost: £5 pay on arrival


Antiques Fair

Enjoy a lazy Sunday stroll around this popular antiques fair. Who knows what you will discover.

Where: Bantock House, Finchfield Road
Date: Sunday 1 July
Time: 9.30am – 3.30pm
Cost: £1.50 and under 16s Free


Walk for Dreams – Fundraising Walk

Join Promise Dreams for a 10-mile sponsored walk and help make dreams come true for terminally and seriously ill children. Suitable for all ages, wheelchairs and pushchairs.

Where: Himley Cricket Club
Date: Sunday 1 July
Time: 11am start
Cost: Free, must register
To Book: Call 01902 212451
Online: www.walkfordreams.co.uk


Summer Afternoon of Racing

Visit Wolverhampton Racecourse for an afternoon of exciting all-weather horseracing, absolutely free! An afternoon at the races is always an unforgettable experience.

Where: Wolverhampton Racecourse, Gorsebrook Road
Date: Monday 2 and Tuesday 10 July
Time: Gate opens at 12.15pm, races from 2.15pm
Cost: Free – booking is essential
To Book: Call 01902 390000 or visit www.wolverhampton-racecourse.co.uk quoting VST18


Hilarity Charity Gala – Comedy Show

Wolverhampton’s biggest night of comedy with headliner Rhod Gilbert.

Where: Grand Theatre, Lichfield Street
Date: Tuesday 3 July
Time: 7.30pm
Cost: £17.50 – £26.50
To Book: Call 01902 429212 or visit www.grandtheatre.co.uk


My Favourite Archive – Exhibition

Come and see favourite items from the collection of photographs, maps, documents and newspapers that make up this archives 40th birthday exhibition.

Where: Wolverhampton City Archives, Molineux Hotel Building, Whitmore Hill
Date: Wednesday 4 to Tuesday 31 July
Time: Archives opening hours
Cost: Free – just turn up!


Wolves Kit Launch

Wolves stars will be launching the 2018/19 adidas playing kit. A handful of lucky fans will also get their hands on the actual kit worn and signed by the players in an exclusive competition following the show and there’ll be free parking at Mander Centre between 4-8pm

Where: Mander Centre, Wolverhampton
Date: Wednesday 4 July
Time: 6pm
Cost: Free – just turn up!


Viking Heroes – Exhibition

Take your family along to this exciting exhibition and see the past come alive – learn about real-life Viking heroes, handle genuine relics, discover Viking myths and gods and take part in activities such as crafts, storytelling, dressing up and games.

Where: Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street
Date: Open now until Sunday 8 July
Time: Gallery opening times
Cost: Adults £4, Children £2, Concessions £3
To Book: www.ticketmaster.co.uk/WAG or on arrival at Art Gallery Box Office


Live Rock at the Slade Rooms

Come along to Wolverhampton’s home of rock to see two fantastic bands: Vega – a rising melodic rock band and Dressed to Kill – a Kiss tribute band.

Where: Slade Rooms, Broad Street
Date: Vega – Friday 6 July & Dressed To Kill – Friday 13 July
Time: Doors open 7.00pm
Cost: See website for ticket prices – wolvescivic.co.uk


Food & Drink Festival

Enjoy street foods, artisan stalls, craft beers, cocktails, gin, Prosecco, juices and mocktails while listening to live music, an open-air cinema, traditional fairground stalls and much more.

Where: Wulfruna Street, WV1 1SE.
Date: Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 July
Time: 12 noon – 8pm both days.
Cost: Free if ticket booked in advance.
To Book: Claim free tickets at www.wolverhamptonfoodfest.co.uk

Banstock  –  Acoustic Music Festival

Come along to the beautiful gardens of Bantock House Museum and listen to local talent Miles Hunt who is joined by Jonn Penney and Rat from Ned’s Atomic Dustbin.

Where: Bantock House, Finchfield Road
Date: Saturday 7 July
Time: 3pm-10pm
Cost: £19.15 (price includes booking fee)
To Book: Call 0870 320 700 or visit www.wolvescivic.co.uk


Scifest Family Day

Whatever your age, you’ll find workshops, experiments and games designed to bring fun into science, engineering and maths. Search @wlvscifest on Facebook.

Where: University of Wolverhampton, City Campus, Wulfruna Street
Date: Saturday 7 July
Time: 10am – 4pm
Cost: Free – Just drop in!


Summer Evening of Speedway

Join Speedway’s dedicated friendly bunch of fans and experience a British speedway league meeting. Featuring the very best riders – it’s the toughest league in the world!

Where: Ladbroke Stadium, Sutherland Avenue
Date: Monday 9 July
Time: Gates open at 6.30pm, first race at 7.30pm
Cost: Adults £10 by quoting Visitor Programme at turnstyle


Fitness Fest

Join in a day of free fitness activities including classes, gym challenges and group workout sessions with exclusive event offers.

Where: WV Active Bilston-Bert Williams, Nettlefolds Way
Date: Saturday 14 July
Time: 9am – 2pm
Cost: Just turn up or pre-book a class at www.wvactive.com


Summer Gift & Craft Fair

Come and see stunning and unique local craft items for sale including luxury gifts, home decor, confectionery, baked goods, jewellery, fashion accessories, children’s books, ceramics and more!

Where: Bantock House, Finchfield Road
Date: Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 July
Time: 11am – 4pm
Cost: Free – Just turn up!


Wolverhampton Fiesta

Lots of family entertainment including high-flying monster trucks and thrilling horse riders. Tribute acts to Beyonce and Little Mix are among the headline attractions as well as a giant funfair, food, drink and trade stalls. Search ‘Harry Jones Funfairs’ on Facebook for more information.

Where: West Park, Park Road West
Date: Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 July
Time: 12pm – 7pm daily
Cost: Adults £3, children £2 – pay on arrival


Motor Vehicle Event

Join like-minded motor car enthusiasts from Stourbridge pre-war car club for a gathering of veteran and modern-day classics.
Where: Northycote Farm, Underhill Lane
Date: Sunday 15 July
Time: 9am – 1pm
Cost: Free

Portrait Head Sculpting (3 Day-Course)

Your chance to learn to work with clay to produce a portrait head from a life model – suitable for beginners.

Where: Newhampton Arts Centre, Dunkley Street
Date: Monday 16 to Wednesday 18th July
Time: 10am to 4pm
Cost: £170 – booking essential!

To Book: email thesculptureplace@gmail.com or phone 07752 798969


Folk Music from Trembling Bells – Concert

Come along and enjoy the latest music from this folk-rock band.

Where: Newhampton Arts Centre, Dunkley Street
Date: Tuesday 17 July
Time: 7:30pm
Cost: £10
To Book: Call 01902 572090 or visit www.newhamptonarts.co.uk/trembling-bells

Exhibitions at the Art Gallery

Let us stimulate your mind at Wolverhampton Art Gallery. Located in the heart of the city with an exciting and changing programme that runs throughout the year, there’s something for everyone! Visit www.wolverhamptonart.org.uk

Where: Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street
Date: Every Day
Time: Gallery opening times
Cost: Free – unless otherwise stated


Performances at Arena Theatre

Enjoy performances including drama, dance and music as well as seeing local performers at a reasonable price. Visit www.arena.wlv.ac.uk

Where: Arena Theatre, Wulfruna Street
Date: Various dates
Time: Various times


Light House – Independent Cinema

Enjoy films, events and galleries in a Victorian setting.

Where: Light House, Chubb Buildings, Fryer Stree
Date: Various dates
Time: Various times
Cost: As advertised
To Book: book at www.light-house.co.uk

Special City Offers:

The Mount Country Manor Hotel

Dinner, Bed and Breakfast – £125 per couple until 17 July 18.

Where: The Mount Country Manor Hotel, Mount Road
To Book: email Aine.plimmer@themount.co.uk


 A Park View Hotel

Free bottle of Cava Book with show stays until 21 July 18 at A Park View Hotel.

Where: A Park View Hotel, Park Road West
To Book: email enquiries@aparkviewhotel.co.uk


Hamilton’s Restaurant

£10 Summer lunch, children under 3 eat free with every adult meal.

Where: Hamilton’s Restaurant at A Park View Hotel, Park Road West
Date: Noon – 2:30pm, Tues – Sat until 31 July 18
To Book: email enquiries@aparkviewhotel.co.uk


Ramada Park Hall Hotel

Three course Indian meal at Anju’s – £25pp. | Afternoon Tea for Two – £19 or £24 with Prosecco. Offers until Nov 18 at Ramada Park Hall Hotel & Spa.

Where: Ramada Park Hall Hotel & Spa, Park Avenue
Date: 6:30pm – 10:30pm
To Book: Call 01902 349549 quoting VW18


Kaiser Chiefs

£5 off tickets to see Kaiser Chiefs at Wolverhampton Racecourse Saturday 1st September. Offer valid on purchases between 1st July and 14th July.

Where: Wolverhampton Racecourse, Gorsebrook Road
To Book: Call 01902 390000 (option 1 using promo code VST18) or visit www.wolverhampton-racecourse.co.uk

City Centre Deals:

Rapunzel – Hair and beauty salon

Root retouch including cut & finish £50,
Full head colour including cut & finish £55,
Cut & finish £28, Restyle £34, (extra charge for long hair.)
Offers valid Mon – Wed only.

Where: 91-92 Darlington Street, Wolverhampton WV1 4EX


Lush Beauty and Laser clinic

Get your contoured summer body now using our 3 in 1 state of the art T- shape machine.
Original price = £145. Discount price= £99.

Where: 1 Market St, Wolverhampton WV1 3AE


MRG – Clothing

10% off selected items on production of the Visitors Programme event booklet or quote “Visitors Programme”

Where: 17 Victoria St, Wolverhampton WV1 3NP


Yours – Clothing

T-shirts and vests from £7.
Dresses from £17.99…(sizes 16 to 32).

Where: Wulfrun Shopping Centre, Wolverhampton WV1 3HG


Blue Banana – Clothing, tattoo and piercing

15% off full priced items on production of the Visitors Programme event booklet or quote “Visitors Programme”

Where: Wulfrun Shopping Centre, Wolverhampton WV1 3HG


Estilo Clothing

10% off all items for July only (except sale items).

Where: Wulfrun Shopping Centre, Wolverhampton WV1 3HG


T.A. Henn Jewellers

Free jewellery cleaning on production of the Visitors Programme event booklet or quote “Visitors Programme”

Where: 38- 41 Princess St, Wolverhampton WV1 1HD


Hooded Ram – Food and Ale

2 x Thalis (main courses) & a bottle of house wine £30. Valid Tue -Thurs 5 -9pm
Choose any Street food dish & draught ale or bottled beer £7.50. Valid Tue – Sat  12 – 7 pm

Where: 10 Lichfield St, Wolverhampton WV1 1DQ


Prince Albert Wine Bar and Eatery

Fizz Friday B.O.G.O.F on draught Prosecco all day long,
B.O.G.O.F on burgers Tuesday – Friday,
Cocktails 2 for £10 all day everyday.

Where: Railway St, Wolverhampton WV1 1LG


Sugar Muffins – Rock & Roll themed diner

10% students discount, ID must be shown.
Valid all day, every day. T & C’s apply.

Where: 8A Cleveland St, Wolverhampton WV1 3HH


Max Spielmann – Photo and print services

Portraits from £5.99, no appointment needed.
Passport pictures £9.99 including digital copy.
Visa pictures from £12.99. All guaranteed.

Where: 7 Dudley St, Wolverhampton WV1 3EN


Penny Farthing – Gifts, jewellery and piercing

10% off our Gifts and Jewellery, 15% off all piercings on production of the Visitors Programme event booklet or quote “Visitors Programme”

Where: 26 King Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1ST


Amplifon – Hearing care specialists

2-4-1 on Selected Hearing Aids.

Where: Wulfrun Shopping Centre, Wolverhampton WV1 3HG


Blooms – Quality brands with style

Sizes from small up to 6XL, Wedding & formal suit hire, made to measure & shirt & clothing alterations & repairs.

Where: 21 Darlington St, Wolverhampton WV1 4HW


Bamboo

20% off all clothing.

Where: 23 Darlington St, Wolverhampton WV1 4HW


Madame Clarkes

Coffee or tea with a slice of cake for £4.50.

Where: 4-5 King Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1ST


Warren James

Luxury wedding bands up to 60% off RRP, Crystals from Swarovski up to 80% off RRP.

Where: 4-5 King Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1ST


GAME

T-Shirts 2 for £20, 3 for 2 on pr-owned games & various accessories and Fifa icon T-Shirt for £24.99.

Where: 33 Wulfrun Centre, Wulfrun Way, Wolverhampton, WV1 3HG


Harry’s Spice

Free tea or coffee with any breakfast.

Where: Queen Street, Wolverhampton


K Teas Cakes

Afternoon tea for 2- £20 ( £30 with Prosecco), Breakfast special 7-11am – Bacon sandwich with a drink for £4 and Afternoon special 2-4pm, cake and a drink for £4.

Where: 4 St. Georges Parade, Wolverhampton, WV2 1BA


Lindy Lou Tea Room

Breakfasts served all day long. Daily specials as well as home made cakes.

Where: Victoria Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 3NS


Toni & Guy

Walk in cut & blow dry £25.

Where: 61 Victoria St, Wolverhampton, WV1 3NX


Nutmeg

Vegan & vegetarian menu from £3.50. We cater for all occasions including outside events.

Where: 9 Farmers Fold, Victoria St, Wolverhampton, WV1 3NP


Harper’s Hair

20% off all new clients, 10% off all existing clients valid until 30.9.18, T & C’s apply, enquire in store for full details and how to book.

Where: 2 Farmers Fold, Wolverhampton, WV1 3NU


Made in Thai

Express lunch £5.95, one main course served with steamed rice or egg fried rice. Set lunch £7.95, one starter and main course.

Where: 24 Darlington St, Wolverhampton, WV1 4HW


Rosso e Nero

Set lunch menu ( Mon – Sat) 2 courses £9.95. Set evening menu ( Mon – Thurs) 2 courses £12.95.

Where: 25 Darlington St, Wolverhampton, WV1 4HW


Rocco Italian Restaurant

2 course meal £9.95, 3 course meal £12.95, Mon – Sat, 12-2pm

Where: 72-73 Darlington St, Wolverhampton, WV1 4LY


Cafe Maxsim Tapas Restaurant

Choose any 5 dishes from our menu for £25.95, available for tables of 2 ( maximum 2 people).

Where: 87 Darlington St, Wolverhampton, WV1 4EX


Premier Lodge Apart Hotel

Rooms from £35 per night, based on 2 people sharing.

Where: 37 Pipers Row, Wolverhampton, WV1 3JY


Zuri

Come & experience our Indian Street food, 10% off food purchases on production of the Visitors Programme event booklet or quote “Visitors Programme”

Where: Lichfield St, Wolverhampton, WV1 1DG

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