Stafford has got so much going for it.
Amerton Railway Santa Specials
Board a steam train at Amerton Station and travel to Toyland to meet Santa and receive a gift. Parents can enjoy a warm mince pie and a glass of sherry as the train meanders through the fields.
Dick Whittington: The Rock'n'Roll Panto
A cast of actor-musicians take up their instruments as Dick Whittington and his trusty friend Tabby The Cat dance and sing their way to London in search of fame, fortune and rock'n'roll.
Christmas At The Castle
Walk through the castle woodland and solve Christmas riddles for a chance to win prizes. Children can take part in Christmas decoration workshops, and there is seasonal food and drink available to buy.
- Children's Event
- Family Event
Best Foot Forward: Celebrating The Shoe Industry In Stafford
This exhibition tells the neglected story of shoe manufacture in Stafford and the well-known manufacturing companies who once made such a vital contribution to the life of the town.
Stafford Outdoor Market
Pick up delicious fruits, vegetables and other tasty treats, as well as clothing, accessories, household goods and beauty products.
- Farmers Market
Fagin's Last Hour
Multi-award-winning actor James Hyland presents a one-man show which explores Dickens's novel Oliver Twist from the point of view of the villainous Fagin. Directed by Phil Lowe.
English Heritage: Boscobel House And The Royal Oak
The timber-framed house is fully restored and furnished with panelled rooms and secret hiding places. Notably Charles II hid in the house to avoid capture by Cromwell in 1651.
- Stately Home
- Tourist Attraction
- Over 50s
National Trust: Shugborough Estate
The ancestral home of the Earls of Lichfield features a late 17th century house which evolved into a 19th-century working estate. There are furniture, paintings, silver and china collections, a working farm museum and the original kitchens.
- Stately Home
The Wolseley Centre
A network of paths guide visitors around 26 acres of beautiful grounds and wildlife-friendly display gardens including three lakes and a children's play trail.
- Nature Reserve