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The Dutch theme park Efteling, located in the southern Netherlands, is to open its new attraction 'Symbolica: Palace of Fantasy' in summer 2017.  It will be the largest and most expensive Efteling attraction ever.  Symbolica will be a 'dark ride', an indoor attraction for the whole family, and similar to other Efteling attractions such as 'Droomvlucht', Fata Morgana and Carnaval Festival.  The new attraction will revolve around the interplay of reality, dream and fantasy.  

The 10th anniversary of Slam Dunk Festival has just announced a further eight bands to the line-up. Yellowcard will be playing the festival for the first time and will play their huge album 'Ocean Avenue' in full, in a world exclusive. "I think we owe so much of the success we have been so lucky to have to Ocean Avenue." says Ryan Key. "We have built an incredible touring career on six continents over the last 15 years.

Due to overwhelming public demand, master magician Dynamo has added a final 11 extra shows to his critically acclaimed UK tour, Seeing Is Believing. The new dates will see the show return to cities across the country including Birmingham on the 26 and 27 March 2016 for three incredible performances.  By the final show on 2 April, Dynamo will have performed a spectacular 111 shows, spellbinding more than 400,000 fans across the country.

The artistic force has been with a resourceful Birmingham citizen – who has used other people’s unwanted items to help build a replica of one of the world’s most famous droids. R2JUNK2 was created by artist Paul Chancellor, a creative customer of The ReUsers, a social enterprise managed by city charity The Jericho Foundation at the city’s Norris Way Household Recycling Centre.

Children can ditch their 21sth century gadgets and have a go at making old-fashioned toys when Haden Hill House Museum puts on half-term activities. Toys that Grandma used to Make, on Tuesday 16 February, gives children the chance to make simple knitted toys, peg dolls and peg doll superheroes. Sessions cost £2 and the fun is from 11am-3pm.

A new website showcasing events and activities for children and young people in Wolverhampton is being launched with a free family fun day at Molineux Stadium. About Youth has been developed by Wolverhampton Police and includes details of everything from sports and youth club sessions to arts, crafts and music.

City of Wolverhampton Council has been honoured with an Employer Engagement Recognition Silver Award at the Armed Forces awards. The Military paid tribute to businesses and organisations from across the West Midlands at a special awards dinner held at the Cold War Museum in Cosford. More than 100 representatives from both the Armed Forces and leaders from the business community attended the dinner as the military rewarded West Midlands employers for their support and commitment to Defence across the region.

The Drum Arts/Theatre Centre in Birmingham is very pleased to announce the appointment of Tennexa Freeman as Writer and Producer in Residence. At the tender age of just 15 Tennexa began writing her first pieces of work using experiences from her every day life enabling her to create socially relevant, captivating plays touching on crucial topics that were seen as taboo.

The West End’s long-running show – the Olivier Award-Winning comedy, 'The 39 Steps,' will visit Birmingham Repertory Theatre from February 29 to March 5, on a special 10th anniversary tour. Based on Alfred Hitchcock’s 1935 movie and John Buchan’s 1914 spy thriller 'The Thirty Nine Steps,' the hilarious show follows dashing hero Richard Hannay - complete with stiff upper lip, British gung-ho and pencil moustache - in a dangerous tale of cat-and-mouse from London to the Scottish Highlands, in which four actors play over 130 characters in 100 minutes.

The blossoming relationship between Benefit Cosmetics and Starbucks is there for all to see, from a friendship that started on Twitter, now no one could deny their instant chemistry. The brands are now best friends and have decided to launch an exclusive partnership. During February - The Month of Love - customers, and customers’ besties, can enjoy complimentary makeovers and coffee.

Fans will soon get a fresh fix of their favourite heroes as this Easter "The LEGO® Movie™ 4D A New Adventure”, an all new 4D attraction, re-unites the characters from the original movie at the Legoland Windsor Resort.  The new attraction also brings together some of the original voices, features an entirely new plot and mixed with amazing 4D effects, promises a uniquely imaginative interactive experience. 

Hip-Hop/Hardcore fusion band Broken Chakra have unveiled their explosive new video off their EP, Circle of Truth.  Truth Hurts is Broken Chakra’s second video off their sophomore EP. Circle of Truth. The rowdy fusion of Hardcore Punk and Hip Hop sensibilities is a crowd favourite and looks to showcase the bands ferocious sound. Shot in Essex and again returning to the talents of Will Wright as director of this latest visual showcase of Broken Chakra’s angry sound, the video is sure to solidify the bands message on this song and EP.