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New family attraction near Bridgnorth

23rd May 2018

Fun-filled summer days for all ages can be found in a new maze at a farm shop near Telford & Bridgnorth. Apley Farm Shop is expecting to open its first maize maze on Sunday 15 July. “Our exact opening date of course depends on the weather over the next few months”, explained Lady Hamilton, Marketing Manager.

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Weston Park prepares for Bank Holiday Weekend Food Festival

22nd May 2018

Preparations are well under way for the Great British Food Festival taking place in the grounds of the stunning Weston Park, near Telford over this Bank Holiday Weekend.

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Bee-rilliant May Half Term Activities at Severn Valley Country Park

22nd May 2018

The Shropshire Council rangers at Severn Valley Country Park are getting ready to celebrate our pollinator friends, bees, with a buzzin’ half term trail and activities. This is all in celebration of the Great British Bee Count citizen science survey that runs from 17th May to 30th June 2018.

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Celebrate Queen Victoria’s birthday at Blists Hill Victorian Town Spring bank holiday weekend 26th and 27th May

22nd May 2018

Join the residents of Blists Hill Victorian Town in Shropshire’s Ironbridge Gorge over the spring Bank holiday weekend of 26th and 27th May, when they will be celebrating the birthday and long reign of their much loved Queen Victoria with great pomp and pageantry.

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Britain's Got Talent Star to Appear at Shrewsbury Comedy Festival

21st May 2018

The of Lee Ridley, AKA Lost Voice Guy, on Britain’s Got Talent comes as no surprise to organisers of the Shrewsbury international Comedy Festival – they already had him booked to appear on the Festival’s opening night.

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Celebrate St George’s Day at Blists Hill Victorian Town Monday 23rd April

23rd April 2018

Join the residents of Blists Hill Victorian Town in Shropshire’s Ironbridge Gorge as they celebrate the legend of St George, the patron saint of England, on Monday 23rd April, when the windows along the streets will be decorated in red, white and blue.

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Brick History exhibition breaks records at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

19th April 2018

The hugely popular Brick History exhibition has broken visitor figure records at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery. 18,697 people visited between 12 February and 15 April 2018 to be taken on a journey through 13.8 million years of history portrayed in Lego bricks.

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April Turns Shrewsbury In To ‘Toon Town’

17th April 2018

This year’s Shrewsbury International Cartoon Festival offers a whole truckload of cartooning as we tackle the theme of Transport and say, ‘Are we nearly there yet?’. We will be showcasing contributions from cartoonists from Belgium, Germany, France, Australia, the USA, Tanzania, Romania, Ireland and the UK plus a volunteer from Taiwan.

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First Flicks in the Sticks film to be shown at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

13th April 2018

The first Flicks in the Sticks film is to be shown at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre this April. After securing LEADER funding for developing the offer of their exhibition, the rotunda (where the balloon film used to be) was refurbished to include a levelled floor, a top of the range projector and a new cinema screen.

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See the colossal engineering miracle ‘Man Engine’ at Blists Hill Victorian Town on Saturday 14th April

10th April 2018

The largest mechanical puppet ever constructed in Britain, the Man Engine, is coming to Blists Hill Victorian Town on Saturday, 14th April when it will be the ‘star’ of spectacular daytime and evening events.

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