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WARWICK CASTLE. Medieval action ranges from jousting tournaments to birds of prey. Medieval characters are roaming the towers including Kicwwar, the friendly dragon. Prices start at pounds 13.95 adults, pounds 8.95 children, and pounds 38 for a family (two adults and two children). 0870 442 2375

LUNT ROMAN FORT, Baginton. Today and tomorrow. See what the Romans used to wear around their necks and make your own Roman neck ornament. Suitable for ages five and upwards. Open 10.30am to 4.30pm. Admission to fort: Adults pounds 2, concessions pounds 1, family (two adults and two children) pounds 5. Booking essential on 024 7630 3567.

LONGFORD FAYRE, today noon to 5pm. Craft, charity and information stalls as well as games, fairground, entertainment and refreshments.

VAN DAN PLAS CLUB RALLY and Vintage Motorcycle Rally at Coombe Country Park, Brinklow Road, Coventry tomorrow, 10am-5pm. The 50th anniversary parade of the Vintage Motorcycle Club takes to the road for a 65 mile route at 9am. Riders return to the park by 2.30pm for judging.

COVENTRY KITE FESTIVAL tomorrow at War Memorial Park, Coventry, from

11am to 5pm. Stunt kites, fighting kites and free line kites. 024 7683 2368

FILLONGLEY SHOW, Stonehouse Farm, Corley, tomorrow 10am-6pm. See horses, livestock, showjumping, dressage, poultry, Cheshire Dog Display team and vintage vehicles. Adults pounds 5, pounds 2.50 children. 07747 608723.

SUMMER BOAT TRIP at the Canal Basin, Coventry, tomorrow at 10am, last trip 3pm. Boat trips last about 45 minutes and leave hourly from the Coventry Canal basin. Adults pounds 2, children pounds 1.

BANDS IN THE PARK, tomorrow at War Memorial Park, Coventry, 2-4.30pm. Music by Jaguar Coventry Band and Midlands Youth Jazz Orchestra. 024 7683 2368.

CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG will be visiting the Heritage Motor Centre, Gaydon on August 19. The centre is home to many historic and classic cars and vehicles which have starred in hit films such as Thunderbirds and Tomb Raider. Next Saturday will also have a range of free activities, including the chance to win a ride in the star of the day, Chitty. The Heritage Motor Centre is open daily from 10am-5pm, off junction 12 of M40. Adults pounds 8, concessions pounds 7, children (five-16) pounds 6, under-fives free. 01926 641188 or visit

MEMORABILIA at the NEC this weekend. The show for fans of film, cult TV, comics, video games, sport and music. Meet celebrity guests from Carry On films, Buffy and Star Trek. Tickets in advance start at pounds 10 adults, pounds 5 children. 0121 767 4555

RAGLEY HALL, Alcester. Set in 400 acres of parkland, woodland and landscaped gardens. 0800 0930290 or

THE NATIONAL FOREST. Maize Maze at Postern House Farm, Tatenhill, Burton on Trent hosts a Flintstone Fun Day in aid of Acorns Children's Hospice today. The maze is open until September 4 (weather permitting) from 10.30am to 6pm. Thursdays are extended to 10pm for the Maze by Moonlight experience, take a torch. Adults pounds 5.50, children/ concession pounds 4.25, family (two adults and two children or one adult and three children) pounds 17.
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Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
Date:Aug 12, 2006
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