What's on inHockley

Welcome to Hockley

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Hockley - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Hockley to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Hockley

Tourist Attractions

Drayton Manor Theme Park

For total family entertainment visit the award‐winning Drayton Manor Theme Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire.Drayton Manor also has Europe's only Thomas Land, which features wonderful themed rides and attractions based on characters, including Thomas the Tank Engine, Cranky the Crane and Harold the Helicopter. This year, Thomas Land will…

Tamworth Snowdome

THE ULTIMATE SNOW, ICE & LEISURE EXPERIENCEThe SnowDome is the UKs premier real snow centre and the leading choice for skiers and snowboarders. Real snow, all year round, provides the ultimate alpine surface to learn and enjoy these exciting sports in a fun and progressive environment.The 170 metre…

National Memorial Arboretum

Since planting began in 1997, the National Memorial Arboretum has been a special place honouring those who have served, and continue to serve, our nation in many different ways. Our staff and volunteers look forward to welcoming you.Its not a cemetery. Its a place of life, represented by…

Tamworth Castle

Tamworth Castle is a typical Norman motte and bailey castle set in the south‐west corner of what was a Saxon burh, located in order to dominate the approach over two rivers from the south. Explore over 900 years of history in this magnificent castle, which once…

Lichfield Cathedral

The original Cathedral this is the third building on the site was dedicated on Christmas Day in the year AD 700 to house the remains of St Chad, Bishop of the Mercians, who died in 672. Today, Lichfield Cathedral still stands at the heart of the Diocese…

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