Colors: Red Color

Paraskevidekatriaphobia is the name given to the fear of Friday 13th, a superstition dating back hundreds of years. The 'unlucky' date was feared by 18th Century Pirates too. Superstitious swashbucklers refused to set sail on Fridays in fear of bringing bad luck to their voyage… but all that's about to change.

In celebration of the Easter weekend children’s favourite Peppa Pig will be coming to Victorian Arcade in Walsall to see her fans on Saturday 26th March. Providing the perfect opportunity for some family fun, the cheeky little piggy will be making personal appearances at intervals between 11.30am and 4.30pm and will be hoping to find some muddy puddles to enjoy.

The Harley-Davidson Museum is commemorating a road well-traveled with an exceptional new journey ahead: two legendary Dream Experiences lead by Bill Davidson, vice president of the Harley-Davidson Museum and Factory Tours and great-grandson of company co-founder, William A. Davidson. With VIP access, deluxe hotel and dining accommodations and behind-the-scenes tours, the packages offer an intimate exploration into the legendary brand.

Visitors to the Eden Project will be invited to free-range all over the gardens this Easter holiday for a collection of cracking egg-themed activities. The Giant Obsteggcle Course will see people test their skill and speed by scrambling over a super-sized obstacle course in a race to return their egg to its eggcup while there are also egg-hunts which will take visitors across the Eden site offering two levels of challenge – hard-boiled and over-easy.

Bantock House Museum opens its doors for a Spring Gift and Craft Fair this weekend. Local cottage industries have been busy preparing for the event which will champion homegrown talent, with a range of ceramics, mosaics, needlework, papercraft, vintage and contemporary jewellery, candles, homewares, textiles and food and drink.

Visitors to Sea Life London Aquarium can experience the magical polar ice worlds of BBC Earth's epic natural history series: Frozen Planet in a new permanent attraction opening on March 25th 2016. Visitors will follow in the footsteps of the BBC's intrepid film crews, encountering a polar bear and her cubs and killer whales, as the incredible icy wilderness featured in the series, comes to life using breathtaking augmented reality. 

People of Stourbridge, customers old and new, were celebrating the unveiling of the stunning £200,000 investment at the Lawnswood pub. Owen Lowther, General Manager, said: “Even I was blown away by the final look and I’d seen the plans! The transformation, the mix of traditional against contemporary light and bright tones has completely transformed the pub, ingeniously adding so much more character.

Breakout female dancehall artiste, Starface is set to light up the stage at Brit Jam 2016. The “Hold My Man” singer is slated to perform at the “Cook Out Pool Party” which will be held at Wespow Park in Monetgo Bay. Starface, who is signed to Canadian based label, Konsequence Musiq admits, “I am very excited about BritJam. It’s an event with good vibes, fun and free spirit, so I am happy they booked me for it."

Budding buccaneers can join the Republic of Pirates at Pirate's Quest Newquay this Easter for a special Easter Treasure Trail, from 21 March – 10 April 2016 as they frollow an eggciting Treasure Map spotting Captain 'Calico' Jack's cunning clues along the journey. Those who crack the code can claim their own eggcellent pirate booty at the end!

A host of activities for all the family are lined up at Sandwell museums in a packed spring programme guaranteed to entertain and inspire all ages. Craft activities, animal handling sessions, wildlife fun, junk modelling, movies, storytelling and egg hunts are lined up for the school Easter holidays with a special free family fun day being held at Haden Hill House and Oak House on Monday 28 March from 12-4pm.

Family business Slater’s Ales has opened its doors for business in Wolverhampton’s Queen Square. The award-winning brewery has developed its first premises outside of Staffordshire by transforming three floors of a Grade II-listed building previously occupied by Costa Coffee into a craft-ale bar. The original features of the building have been restored while there is also an industrial feel throughout.

Marvel families unite! For the first time ever, iconic Marvel Super Heroes and villains will be brought to life in a spectacular live action family arena show, when Marvel Universe LIVE! Super Heroes Assembletouches down in the UK this September. This show is taking the live entertainment experience to a whole new level, with an epic show unlike anything seen before.

In the year in which the RSC marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, Well Said!, a free, family-friendly exhibition will celebrate some of the most famous lines in the English language. Renowned author Margaret Atwood, award-winning playwright Tanika Gupta MBE, comedian, writer and actor Russell Kane, and forthcoming RSC Hamlet lead Paapa Essiedu are among 12 eminent writers, actors and poets who have shared their favourite Shakespeare quotes with the RSC.

Health chiefs are inviting families to get ‘Sugar Smart’ when the Change4Life roadshow comes to Wolverhampton this weekend. Its Sugar Smart campaign is touring the country, visiting 25 shopping centres nationwide. Families joining the roadshow at the Wulfrun Centre this Saturday and Sunday will be able to see live demonstrations of the new Sugar Smart app and get free information packs and ask staff questions about sugar. 

Students and public alike are being invited to a special portrait exhibition to inspire them to fundraise for vulnerable children who have to spend hours every week looking after loved ones. Hidden, organised by national charity The Children’s Society and featuring a series of powerful photographs of young carers, is coming to Winterbourne House on Wednesday 24 February for one day only.

Oxfam is searching for inspiring individuals to be Takeover Managers, leading teams of talented volunteers for this year’s legendary Oxjam music festival in October. Oxjam is the nation’s local music festival, showcasing the best emerging talent from Shoreditch to Shetland. Every October towns and cities across the UK are taken over during Oxfam’s month of music, with hundreds of gigs organised by volunteers.