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Take part in creative activities during February half-term at the Ironbridge Gorge Museums: 17th – 25th February

16th February 2018

Join hands-on workshops, activities and family trails on a ‘Create Another World’ theme at the Ironbridge Gorge Museums during the school half-term holiday, which runs from Saturday 17th to Sunday 25th February.

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Fieldbounce Valentines Competition

12th February 2018

Fieldbounce Music Festival is delighted to be working in partnership with Lion Quays Resorts. The music festival is currently hosting a competition where customers who purchase a Fieldbounce ticket before the 14th of February could win a ‘weekend spa and dining treat for two’, courtesy of proud sponsors Lion Quays Resort.

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Shropshire Kids Festival – It’s coming to Telford International Centre February Half

12th February 2018

Shropshire Kids Festival has seen huge success over the past 2 years with the Shrewsbury event attracting over 10 000 families having THE best fun for kids aged 0-14 years old. In fact the event has been so successful that demand has bought them to Telford International Centre for February half term 2018.

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Try intaglio printing at Blists Hill Victorian Town

7th February 2018

Visit Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge in Shropshire over the February half-term break between 17th and 25th February and try your hand at the intaglio printing technique, which was used by the Victorians more than 100 years ago.

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Rusell Kane Hosts Comedy Festival Gala

31st January 2018

The full line up for this year’s Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival (SICFest) has been announced, with multi award winning comedian, presenter, actor, author & scriptwriter Russell Kane named as host for the star studded Gala Show which brings the curtain down on the event on Sunday 22nd July.

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Shrewsbury Market Hall awarded the title of Britain's Favourite Market

26th January 2018

Today it became official that Shrewsbury’s Market Hall is the best in the country as it was appointed ‘Britain’s Favourite Market’ in the Great British Market Awards Ceremony in Birmingham this lunchtime.

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Dinosaurs seen roaming around Enginuity

15th January 2018

Go along to Enginuity, near Ironbridge during the school half-term holiday between 19th and 23rd February and be the star of an extraordinary dinosaur augmented reality experience. Then design and build your own flying Pterodactyl and become an archaeologist as you ‘Dig-up a Dinosaur’.

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Family Star Gazing Night

15th January 2018

Shropshire Council Outdoor Partnerships Team are delighted to be welcoming renowned photographer of the night sky, Peter Williamson, to Severn Valley Country Park for a magical evening of star gazing in the clear skies of the Severn Valley.

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New digital workshops for all ages at Enginuity, Ironbridge Gorge Museums January - March

11th January 2018

Discover more about digital coding at a new series of workshops for all ages in the FabLab at Enginuity, the Ironbridge Gorge Museums’ National Design and Technology Centre at Coalbrookdale. Separate sessions for children and adults will be held on certain days between 17th January and 18th March; no previous experience is needed to take part.

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Winter Wellbeing Cookery Course

2nd January 2018

Now Christmas is over, the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre’s Winter Wellbeing Cookery Course will help you get back on track or kick off your New Year’s resolution perfectly. Mid-winter can be a tough time for body and soul. This hands-on session is all about fighting the blues with vitamin boosts and happy food.

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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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