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Robin Hood at the Dorothy Clive Garden

4th August 2014


Don't miss the outdoor theatre production of Robin Hood this Tuesday 5th August 2014 at the Dorothy Clive Garden.

Shropshire's First World War Commemorative Services at Civic Church

31st July 2014


Shropshire's Civic Church - St. Chad's in Shrewsbury - is the venue on 27th August 2014 at 5pm for the first of a series of Commemorative Services to remember Shropshire's Sacrifice in the Great War.

SPOOKY GOINGS ON AT SEVERN VALLKEY RAILWAY

30th July 2014


There's something strange coming to the Severn Valley Railway this Halloween as the Ghost Trains return on 25th, 30th and 31st October 2014.

Spooky October half-term tile decorating workshops at Jackfield Tile Museum

30th July 2014


Let your creativity run wild and design a scary, grim monster or gallant hero at these Halloween themed drop-in workshops during the autumn half-term at Jackfield Tile Museum in Shropshire's Ironbridge Gorge.

New Chef Joins the team at The Glutton Club

30th July 2014


As TripAdvisor reviews rank The Glutton Club as one of the top restaurants in Shrewsbury, Chef Proprietor George Cavendish welcomes a new local chef to his team, to meet ever increasing demand for his quality, imaginative dishes and new special Thursday Steak Nights.

Summer Holiday Events at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

25th July 2014


Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre - first week of family activities a real success with more to come throughout the holidays.

Secret Hills Art Cafe Celebrate 10 Years at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

25th July 2014


The Secret Hills Art Cafe Artists' celebrate 10 years of exhibiting at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre.

Dudmaston commemorates WWI outbreak with National Art Project

24th July 2014


The National Trust's Dudmaston Estate will be holding a silent walk of remembrance on 30 July 2014 to mark the centenary of the outbreak of WWI. The walk is part of a national project with artist Alec Finlay.

Three iconic First World War Aircraft arrive at RAF Museum Cosford

21st July 2014


On Tuesday 15 July staff at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford received three iconic First World War aircraft, which will form the centre of a new First World War Exhibition. The Bristol M1c, the Sopwith 1 1/2 Strutter and the Sopwith Pup are due to go on display within the Museum's War Planes Hangar in December 2014.

Spectacular Family Fireworks at Blists Hill Victorian Town

17th July 2014


See the night sky spectacularly lit up over Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge on Saturday evening, 1st November 2014 when the townsfolk will be celebrating Guy Fawkes' foiled Gunpowder Plot with a fantastic family fireworks display.

SEVERN VALLEY RAILWAY MARKS CENTENERY OF THE START OF FIRST WORLD WAR

17th July 2014


Schoolchildren and dignitaries joined staff members and volunteers of the Severn Valley Railway (SVR) last week for a special ceremony to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War.

Dorothy Clive Garden is to host an open-air production of Robin Hood this Summer

16th July 2014


The Dorothy Clive Garden is to host an open-air production of 'Robin Hood' on Tuesday 5th August 2014 performed by the touring theatre company Illyria. This fast moving, easy to follow play, will be performed at 6pm on the tearoom lawn in a beautiful 12 acre garden setting and is aimed at children and families.

Flypasts and cooking workshops are top of the menu at Cosford

14th July 2014


Hands on cooking workshops, inspiring the next generation of little chefs and a flypast from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Dakota are top of the menu for visitors at the Cosford Food Festival later this month.

Join Live the Adventure for a day full of adventure!

11th July 2014


Live the Adventure will be having a day full of adventure at their Open Day on Sunday 3rd August 2014

Join in the Harvest Festival at Blists Hill Victorian Town

11th July 2014


Join the residents of Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge on Sunday, 28 September 2014, at they celebrate the annual harvest in traditional fashion.

Icecream Sundae - Classic Car Funday at Apley Farm Shop

11th July 2014


On Sunday 20 July, the Icecream Sundae and Classic Car Funday at Apley Farn Shop, near Bridgnorth, will have a display of classic cars including an MGB Roadster, 1983 Panther Kallista, Rover P6 3500 and a yellow Lotus, fresh off the tracks with 1st and 2nd some recent racing prizes.

Discover how the Victorians prepare for winter at Blists Hill Victorian Town

11th July 2014


Join the residents at Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge over the weekend of Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 September 2014 and discover how they prepared for winter.

Cosford to hold Centenary Charity Ball

10th July 2014


A glittering Centenary Charity Ball will be held at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford on Saturday 30 August to commemorate the First World War and raise much needed funds for the RAF Benevolent Fund and the RAF Museum.

MESSING ABOUT ON THE RIVER - IN A CORACLE!

10th July 2014


Ironbridge Coracle Regatta, held between 12noon and 4pm on Bank Holiday Monday, 25th August 2014 attracts coracle makers and paddlers from all over Britain to participate in an array of madcap races.

Help Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson solve a crime at Blists Hill Victorian Town

10th July 2014


Budding amateur sleuths and private detectives can help Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson solve a mysterious crime, which has taken place at Blists Hill Victorian Town in Shropshire's Ironbridge Gorge over the weekend of Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 August 2014.

New Oliver Twist themed weekend at Blists Hill Victorian Town

10th July 2014


Dress in character and join the residents of Blists Hill Victorian Town at a new Oliver Twist themed event over the bank holiday weekend of 23 - 25 August 2014 based on Charles Dickens' famous novel.

Dress-up and join the Hatter's Mad Tea Party at Alice's Adventures in Wonderland at Blists Hill Victorian Town

10th July 2014


Dress-up as Alice in Wonderland or another character from the much-loved book and go along to Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge over the summer weekend of 26th - 27th July 2014.

Romantic Novelists in 'Meet-the-Author' event at Blists Hill Victorian Town

10th July 2014


The Romantic Novelists' Association (RNA) is showcasing a meet-the-author event at Blists Hill Victorian Town, one of the ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums in Shropshire, on Friday 11th July 2014. The event, 'Love of the Past', will run between 10am - 2pm and will be held in the Goods Shed located within the recreated Victorian town.

Dorothy Clive Garden to host an open-air production of Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance

4th July 2014


The Dorothy Clive Garden is to host an open-air production of 'The Pirates of Penzance' by Gilbert and Sullivan on Thursday 10th July 2014 performed by the touring theatre company 'Illyria'.

Ironbridge Gorge Brass Band Festival

3rd July 2014


The popular Ironbridge Gorge Brass Band Festival will take place over the weekend of 19th and 20th July 2014 outdoors on The Green at Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron.

Packed line up of cooking demos for foodies

27th June 2014


With only one month to go until the annual Cosford Food Festival, organisers are lining up amazing live talks and hands on demonstrations for visitors. With a jam packed programme of demonstrations over the festival weekend, visitors can learn from the experts how to prepare, cook and present an array of exquisite specialities, before sampling some of the culinary delights available.

Celebrate the little things that rule the world at the Dorothy Clive Garden for National Insect Week

24th June 2014


It is now National Insect Week until 29th June 2014 and various events are happening nationwide in celebration.

Tourism initiative gains momentum and support

23rd June 2014


A tourism initiative which developed from a challenge issued to local students is gathering huge interest and positive reaction. The British Ironwork Centre, based in Aston, challenged Walford and North Shropshire College Travel and Tourism students to devise plans to address the problems faced by Oswestry in attracting visitors to the town and surrounding areas.

Tourism initiative gains momentum and support

23rd June 2014


A tourism initiative which developed from a challenge issued to local students is gathering huge interest and positive reaction. The British Ironwork Centre, based in Aston, challenged Walford and North Shropshire College Travel and Tourism students to devise plans to address the problems faced by Oswestry in attracting visitors to the town and surrounding areas.

Tourism initiative gains momentum and support

23rd June 2014


A tourism initiative which developed from a challenge issued to local students is gathering huge interest and positive reaction. The British Ironwork Centre, based in Aston, challenged Walford and North Shropshire College Travel and Tourism students to devise plans to address the problems faced by Oswestry in attracting visitors to the town and surrounding areas.

Flypast planned for Armed Forces Day guests

19th June 2014


On Saturday 28th June, events across the country will celebrate the contributions made by those who serve and have served in Her Majesty's Armed Forces. The annual Armed Forces Day is an opportunity to reflect and pay tribute to our heroes past and present, including current serving personnel, service families, veterans and cadets.

Ironwork centre "Branch out" to commemorate the Centenary of World War One

19th June 2014


A brace of Oswestry organisations are teaming up to encourage local schoolchildren to plant trees to commemorate the Centenary of World War One.

Get hands on with the First World War

18th June 2014


From Wednesday 18th June visitors at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford will be able to get hands on with the First World War during free handling sessions with a collection of memorabilia from the Museum’s handling collection and items on loan from the British Red Cross.

Dress up 1940s style and come along to Blitz Hill

12th June 2014


An Evening on the Home Front at Blists Hill Victorian Town, Saturday 21st June 2014, 6-9pm

Treat Dad to a day of hobbies at Dudmaston

10th June 2014


Dudmaston Estate will be giving Dads the opportunity to indulge their love of hobbies with their Father’s Day event on Sunday, 15 June 2014.

Steam power vs modern farm machines at Apley Farm Shop

5th June 2014


A farm and farm shop near Bridgnorth is hosting a Free Open Farm Sunday education and fun day in conjunction with LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) on Sunday 8th June.

Companies prepare for Shrewsbury charity raft race challenge

4th June 2014


Thirteen teams of 'pirates' are set to put their sailing skills to the test in the Morris Lubricants Raft Race for charity on the River Severn from Bicton to Porthill Bridge in Shrewsbury on Sunday, June 8.

Launch of New Book "Walks around Ludlow and Mortimer Country"

3rd June 2014


Local authors, Les Lumsdon, Peta & Phil Sams from Ludlow have joined forces to bring together a book which encourages people to walk in the Ludlow area and Mortimer Country.

Blitz Hill - An Evening on the Home Front

3rd June 2014


Enjoy an evening on the home front as Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge is transformed to the 1940s of World War Two between 6pm and 9pm on Saturday 21st June 2014.

Shropshire tops TripAdvisor poll for most affordable destination in UK

29th May 2014


Shropshire is the spot for self-catering holidaymakers wanting to watch their spending this summer, according to a new TripAdvisor survey.

PEEP BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE SEVERN VALLEY RAILWAY!

29th May 2014


Railway enthusiasts and visitors alike will be given a unique opportunity to 'Peep Behind the Scenes' and experience what goes into the running of a heritage railway during a special day at the Severn Valley Railway (SVR).

Busy month ahead at Cosford

28th May 2014


Staff at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford are busy preparing for the busy month ahead which will see five big events take place throughout June.

Meet the horses living at Blists Hill Victorian Town on Father's Day

27th May 2014


Discover more about the working horses living at Blists Hill Victorian Town in Shropshire's Ironbridge Gorge on Father's Day, Sunday 15th June 2014.

Ironbridge Gorge Brass Band Festival taking place on 19th - 20th July

27th May 2014


The popular Ironbridge Gorge Brass Band Festival will take place over the weekend of 19th and 20th July 2014 outdoors on The Green at Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron.

Celebrate Shrewsbury's Manufacturing Heritage in Shrewsbury's New Museum & Art Gallery

21st May 2014


Items 'Made in Shrewsbury' over the last 100 years are going on display in Shrewsbury's new Museum & Art Gallery later this week.

Family Fun at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery This Bank Holiday Weekend

21st May 2014


There's so much to enjoy at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery this coming Bank Holiday Weekend and beyond.

Women in aviation half term at Cosford

21st May 2014


This May half term the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford will be celebrating the achievements made by women in aviation. From Monday 26th to Friday 30th May there will be a free trail for children to take part in, based around the pioneering women that have helped shape aviation history. Open 10am - 4pm, FREE entry.

May Music, Fun and Games at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm

20th May 2014


It will be fun at the Farm over the May Day Bank Holiday Weekend. As well as Acton Scott Farm's gorgeous collection of baby animals, there will be the Wheelwright demonstrating his skills and Jean Atkin, Poet in Residence, encouraging you to demonstrate your literary ability at writing a Farm Poem.

Put the fun into gardening with Dudmaston's Spring Gardening Fair

20th May 2014


The National Trust's Dudmaston Estate will be hosting their inaugural Spring Gardening fair this weekend, whilst also supporting the work of the National Gardens Scheme.

Last minute Midsummer Cycling Holidays

16th May 2014


10% discount on Wye Valley Cycling and Canoeing holiday with Wheely Wonderful Cycling