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SHREWSBURY TOWN COUNCIL HONOURS IRONWORKS WITH GOLD TOURISM AWARD

6th May 2016

Shrewsbury town council have recently honoured The British Ironworks for their contribution to the town.

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Help Ironbridge Gorge Museums Win the Night Connect! Art Competition

6th May 2016

Ironbridge Gorge Museums are excited to announce that we have reached the finals of the Museums at Night Connect! Art Competition.

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WIN a Red Arrows prize package worth £1,000

6th May 2016

To celebrate the successful launch of the Royal Air Force Museum’s ‘Names on a Plane’ fundraising campaign, museum bosses are giving members of the public the opportunity to win a Red Arrows prize package worth £1,000. The winner will see their name written on the wings of a world famous RAF Red Arrows Hawk Jet, that will fly throughout the 2017 display season!

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Cosford Serves Up Another Tasty Festival

6th May 2016

A tasty line-up of over 80 local producers has been announced for this year’s Cosford Food Festival, which promises to serve up the very best food and drink the Midland’s has to offer. Popular favorites on the food festival scene as well as brand new local producers are all on board for this year’s festival, which takes place on 23-24 July.

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Great prizes to be won at the Apley Bake Off

27th April 2016

Great prizes are ready to be won at the Apley Bake Off next Monday, bank holiday Monday 2 May at Apley Farm Shop.

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Shrewsbury's Connection to the British Comics Industry

19th April 2016

Some of Britain's top cartoonists have been gathering for a festival celebrating their skills, the casual observer might be surprised to learn of its setting - Shrewsbury. So just how has Shrewsbury become the unofficial capital of the UK cartoon industry?

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Celebrate St George’s Day at Blists Hill Victorian Town

13th April 2016

The residents of Blists Hill Victorian Town in Shropshire’s Ironbridge Gorge will be celebrating St George, the patron saint of England, over the weekend of 23rd and 24th April, when the streets will be decorated in patriotic red, white and blue. Join-in the patriotic parade, take part in a dragon hunt and see a re-enactment of the famous tale of St George and the Dragon.

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Sausage & Cider Event at Battlefield 1403

8th April 2016

Thursday 14th April sees a Sausage and Cider event like no other at Battlefield 1403 Farm Shop. The butchery is renown for its fine sausages but these will be sausages with a difference… Russian Roulette in a pan – are you brave enough? You’ll have no idea of the flavours and one of them just might contain chilli….

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Shrewsbury International Cartoon Festival

30th March 2016

Shrewsbury International Cartoon Festival celebrates its 13th year with a shift of format and a strong whiff of ‘LUCK’ as the theme.

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DIY SOS star Nick Knowles launches his new vegan restaurant in Shrewsbury

22nd March 2016

He’s no stranger to Shropshire having helped transform some of the county’s homes as part of DIY SOS. But presenter Nick Knowles was yesterday in Shrewsbury kicking off his latest venture – a vegan restaurant in Wyle Cop.

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Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

  • Aug

    25

    Shrewsbury Folk Festival

    A four day event with entertainment for all age groups to celebrate the tradition of folk music and dance. Whilst the...

  • Aug

    26

    Shrewsbury Fake Festival

    The Fake Festival is coming to Shrewsbury on Saturday 26th August bringing 3 professional ‘touring-grade’...

  • Aug

    27

    Pretty Woman Open Air Cinema

    A fantastic opportunity to see a classic film in a stunning outdoor location. Doors and bar open at 6:30pm. There will...

  • Sep

    02

    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...

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