From Memphis to the Midlands – Sun Records Presents its Very Own Concert Show

The birthplace of rock ’n’ roll is soon to be right on the doorstep as the official Sun Records Concert Show comes to The Prince of Wales Theatre in Cannock.  On Friday 19th November, the world-renowned birthplace of rock ’n’ roll, Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee, is set to bring Cannock to life as this […]

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Rock’n’Roll Hit Musical Comes to Town

This November the West End hit BE BOP A LULA is coming to a theatre near you!  The star-studded show is set to be on our doorstep on Sunday 14th November 7.30pm at the Prince of Wales Theatre, Church Street, Cannock.  Rock n’ roll giants including Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Billy Fury, and Buddy Holly, […]

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Antlers and Maid Marian – the Abbots Bromley Horn Dance

By Jono Oates On Monday 6 September 2021, one of the most curious, and traditional, folk dances returns to Staffordshire – the Abbots Bromley Horn Dance. Each year (other than in 2020*), on the first Monday after the first Sunday after the fourth of September a rather bizarrely dressed group of people, some carrying ancient […]

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Volunteer Star Awards – Cannock Chase Awards

Volunteer Star Awards

Sadly in 2020 the Volunteer Star Awards events were cancelled due to Covid and government restrictions. Rather than cancel for a second year the decision was taken to go virtual this year instead and the Support Staffordshire Volunteer Star Awards 2021 took place on Tuesday 15th June.  It’s really important to recognise the wonderful work […]

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The World’s First Harry Potter Auction Held in Rugeley!

The world’s first dedicated Harry Potter Auction featuring FIVE rare first edition books and a multitude of unusual discoveries could achieve total sales of more than £200,000. The May 5 event has been sparked by the phenomenal success of ‘Harry Potter magnet’ Jim Spencer, books expert at Hansons Auctioneers. Since discovering his first ‘holy grail’ […]

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New Cannock Chase Crematorium Opens on 19 April

A new, state of the art, crematorium opens on 19th April to allow families in Cannock and the surrounding area to stay close to home when they say their final goodbyes to a family member. This is the second crematorium opened by Horizon Cremation. It has been built to provide an exceptional experience for bereaved […]

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McArthurGlen in Cannock Welcomes First Customers!

The highly-anticipated McArthurGlen Designer Outlet West Midlands today opens its doors to customers at 10am on Monday 12 April, providing shoppers across the UK with one of the country’s finest open-air retail and leisure experiences. Located just 30-minutes from Birmingham, the £160 million centre offers up to 80 iconic brands in its first phase, with […]

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Cannock School Holds Online Charity Art Auction

Chase Grammar School students are getting creative with their fundraising plans this year through holding an online charity auction in aid of two charities: Mind UK and Cancer Research UK. Each year, students at the school pick two charities to support, engaging in a wide range of fundraising activities across the year. This year, students […]

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