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Foodie fun for the whole family at Stone Food & Drink Festival!

The 2015 Stone Food & Drink Festival is set to offer even more for families this year with some great new attractions at Westbridge Park, including a circus big top with puppet shows, workshops and more. Alongside old favourites like the demonstration kitchen, the Talks & Tastings Tent and stalls from 100 artisan producers, there are some exciting new additions to the ...

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Photos: Stone Puppet Festival – what a day!

Stone Puppet Festival

The first day of the first Stone Puppet Festival was a huge success! A packed High Street, lots of shows and entertainment (including the larger-than-life Punch family!) – and the sun was shining gloriously down on it all. There’s a photo slideshow above from Saturday. If you can’t see it in your browser, you can see the photos on our Flickr site ...

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Weekend of fun with Stone Puppet Festival!

It’s the first Stone Puppet Festival this weekend (8th and 9th August) and there’s a packed programme of shows, workshops, exhibitions and more. The bunting has gone up in the High Street this week – with the help of Stone in Bloom – and High Street shops have joined in, with puppets made from local schoolchildren in many, a fantastic ...

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Watch this Space – but don’t miss out!

Places are being snapped up for free activities for young people in Stone and across the borough during the school holidays. Now parents are being encouraged to book up quickly if they don’t want their children to miss out on some of the events that are being funded by the Borough Council at Shugborough Outdoor Education Centre, Stafford Leisure Centre and ...

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Hockeyfest fun for all at Stone Hockey Club

Stone Hockey Club has been chosen as one of England Hockey’s spotlight clubs for their national #Hockeyfest event. The event in Stone will be held on Saturday 5th September and will give Stone Hockey Club the chance to have an excellent club day before the hockey season begins – and everyone is welcome to join in the fun. As one ...

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Yarlet pupils’ Minimus mythology success

Pupils at Yarlet School won prizes in a national Latin competition based on two myths – Romulus and Remus, and Echo and Narcissus. Yarlet pupils can enjoy learning Latin from Form 5 onwards, and this year, for the first time, entered the Minimus Mythology competition. All pupils were eligible to enter the national and international competition, using Barbara Bell (MBE)’s Minimus ...

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Outdoor fun at Forest School holiday club

Giggles and Wiggles’ forest school holiday club is perfect for little ones who just love the great outdoors! Running throughout the seven-week summer holiday, the club is run by Forest School qualified leaders, with the emphasis firmly on getting outside and having fun, in a safe and supportive environment. Each week has a different theme, with a host of activities ...

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Children get creative for Stone Puppet Festival

Schoolchildren across Stone have been busy making their own puppets for the town’s first puppet festival in August. The Treasure Trove Puppet Company – who will be performing The Victorian Cinderella in the Crown Hotel ballroom during the festival on 8th and 9th August – have been working in local schools to help children create their own puppets. The puppets ...

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