Exterior of Middleton Arena at night.
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About Middleton

Inspiration

  1. The bog garden at Truffet Park.
    Prehistoric bog gardens showcase some of the plants and animals that were around when dinosaurs roamed the earth. They were created to celebrate Dippy the dinosaur's visit in 2020.
  2. Queen Elizabeth I Free Grammar School.
    Thomas Langley, Chancellor of England was educated in Middleton. In 1412 he rebuilt the Parish Church and founded a charity school, the original foundation of the Grammar School.
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  3. At the heart of the arena is the 500 seat auditorium which provides a fully functioning theatre and music and conference centre with licensed bars and café.
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  4. St Leonard's Parish Church, Middleton.
    St Leonard's dates predominantly from 1524, but still retains a tower and porch from Cardinal Langley's church built in 1412, together with traces of a Norman church.
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  5. Jubilee Park.
    A Green Flag Award, this lovely little park is located in the town’s conservation area, between the recently renovated Middleton Library and St Leonards Church. It has an elegant bandstand and plenty of seating.
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  6. Dating back to the 16th century this fascinating half-timbered building is still a popular and comfortable pub.
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