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Sketchbook Sundays at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery

15th March 2018

Throughout 2018, Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery are offering reduced entry of £2 to anyone who presents a sketchbook at the museum front desk on the first Sunday of the month.

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Fieldbounce Attend Hope House Open Morning

12th March 2018

Fieldbounce Music Festival, which is taking place on Saturday 5th May 2018 at The Venue, Park Hall is working closely with Hope House Charity. The event aims to raise thousands for the local children’s charity by breaking a Guinness World Record.

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Ludlow Food Centre Announced as Finalist in Farm Shop & Deli Awards 2018

6th March 2018

The shortlist for the prestigious awards has been announced with winners due to be unveiled at Farm Shop & Deli Show Monday 16th April at the NEC, Birmingham

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Spring Cookery Course at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre!

6th March 2018

Despite the snow and cold weather, the staff at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre are looking forward to Spring and they are kicking things off with Sabrina’s Spring Menu cookery course on Thursday 22nd March. Sabrina will be teaching fresh and flavourful dishes that incorporate fresh, Spring ingredients such as parsnips, asparagus, cucumber and spinach.

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37 Life-sized silhouettes at Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron mark centenary of Women’s right to vote in the Ironbridge Gorge

28th February 2018

A poignant, free exhibition of 37 life-sized silhouettes of women has been installed on The Green at Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, one of the 10 Ironbridge Gorge Museums in Shropshire, marking the centenary of women’s right to vote and the continued inequality that existed for a further 10 years. Whilst there has been much talk about women being given the right to vote 100 years ago, less attention has been given to the fact that the vote was not given to all women.

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Free admission to Ironbridge Gorge Museums for mothers on Mothering Sunday 11th March

26th February 2018

The Ironbridge Gorge Museums are inviting mums to enjoy a day out as their guest on Mothering Sunday, 11th March, when accompanied by another full-paying visitor. This free entry offer includes Blists Hill Victorian Town, Coalport China Museum, Jackfield Tile Museum, Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, Museum of The Gorge and Enginuity.

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“Our Stour” A photographic journey along the River Stour from source to Severn An illustrated talk at Severn Valley Country Park

26th February 2018

Thursday 8th March at 7.30pm Black Country Society photographer, Graham Beckley, presents a photographic journey from the source of the River Stour, high in the Clent Hills through the Black Country and into the countryside of Staffordshire and Worcestershire to where it joins the River Severn at Stourport.

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Fieldbounce present 'Stomp The Yard'

26th February 2018

Fieldbounce are thrilled to host ‘Stomp The Yard’ dance competition on 5th May 2018. The unique dance event incorporates all styles of dance in a showcase like no other.

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Mammal Safari at The Mere in Ellesmere

26th February 2018

Shropshire Council Rangers at The Mere in Ellesmere are delighted to be welcoming Sam Devine - Turner from the Shropshire Mammal Group to give a talk and guided walk on mammals.

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A sole survivor, a force of nature and locos spanning the centuries will star at 2018 Spring Steam Gala

21st February 2018

From a scrapyard ‘no-hoper’ to the last of its kind – a range of locomotives with a real story to tell will star at the Severn Valley Railway’s 2018 Spring Steam Gala, from March 16th- 18th.

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Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

  • May

    10

    Fusion Food with Sheela Udeshi

    Sheela Udeshi from Sheela Kitchen will be sharing her tips and Fusion Food cooking skills with you to celebrate National...

  • May

    12

    Shrewsbury Regatta

    The Regatta is one of the oldest events in the rowing calendar, having first been held in 1871. Races will take place on...

  • May

    19

    100 Cockpits and Cabs

    Offering visitors the exciting chance to get a closer look inside 100 cockpits and vehicles from our...

  • May

    19

    Shrewsbury Kids Festival

    Join us and celebrate Shropshire Kidsfest third year! We turn the Quarry Park into one HUGE play park for your children...

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