Shrewsbury News

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Summer by the Sea at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

10th June 2016

‘Oh! I Do Like to Be Beside the Seaside’ Recalls the Edwardian Holiday Experience.

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Shropshire’s Olympian Heritage Goes On Show in the Summer of the Rio Games

10th June 2016

To coincide with this year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery is mounting a display of Wenlock Olympian Games memorabilia.

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Could you discover Britain’s favourite Hidden Gem?

9th June 2016

Leading pork pie manufacturer, Pork Farms, is on the hunt to find the nation’s top three favourite Hidden Gems – and need the people of Britain to help them to find them.

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Curlew Country Sculpture & Song

7th June 2016

Saturday 9th July, Norbury Village Hall, 8.30 – 10pm

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Shobdon Food And Flying Festival

7th June 2016

Food and Flying Festival Prepares for Take Off!

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Museum celebrates Armed Forces Day with concert and flypast

7th June 2016

The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford will once again celebrate the contributions made by Her Majesty's Armed Forces, by hosting an orchestra concert and a Hurricane flypast on Saturday 25 June for Armed Forces Day.

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Friends of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust awarded The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

3rd June 2016

The Friends of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust have been awarded The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service in recognition of nearly 50 years support for the independent Museum, which has national and international standing.

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‘Great British Bake Off’ contestant headlines at Cosford Food Festival

1st June 2016

Organisers at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford are delighted to be welcoming ‘The Great British Bake Off’ contestant Beca Lyne-Pirkis to this year’s Cosford Food Festival. Beca who took part in the popular TV show in 2013 will be headlining on the demo stage both days at the 23rd-24th July event, showcasing her modern twists on family favourites.

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Shropshire Hills Art Week

26th May 2016

Have you ever wondered how art is made? Now is the time to find out! From Saturday 4th to Sunday 12th June 2016.

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WIN a Lost Lanes Book by Jack Thurston

25th May 2016

Jack Thurston, best-selling author of Lost Lanes and presenter of the Bike Show, takes readers on a freewheeling tour of the lost lanes and forgotten byways of wild Wales, Herefordshire and Shropshire.

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Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

  • Jul

    22

    Prison Escape

    Think you have what it takes to escape an actual prison? Now you can find out. Prisoners have the day to attempt to...

  • Jul

    22

    Historic Shrewsbury Walking Tour

    Discover world-class stained glass and traces of the Civil War in this walking tour of historic Shrewsbury. Our visits...

  • Jul

    22

    A Night in the Dana - Prison Sleepover

    Immersive Events, in conjunction with Jailhouse Tours, are bringing you the only way to spend a night in a cell! That...

  • Jul

    24

    Churchyard Scything

    Learn how to manage a churchyard in the traditional fashion - with a scythe! As part of Church Tourism Week 2017...

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