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iCombat arrives at the Dana

16th March 2016

Immersive Events and iCombat UK are pleased to bring you Operation Cellblock. The UKs first laser combat event running in a real life prison. No imitations, fake sets or false scenes, just real life beds, bars and barracks.

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‘Cracking’ Easter activities on offer at Cosford

16th March 2016

With the Easter break fast approaching, organisers at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford are busy preparing for two whole weeks of family entertainment. With a Missing Mascot Trail running over the Easter bank holiday weekend and two craft activities on offer during the week, children of all ages are sure to have a ‘cracking’ time.

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Blists Hill Victorian Town receives top Gold VisitEngland Accolade for its visitor experience

3rd March 2016

Blists Hill Victorian Town, one of Shropshire’s 10 Ironbridge Gorge Museums where life over 100 years ago is recreated, has received the highest Gold accolade from VisitEngland in recognition of the quality of its visitor experience.

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Jacqueline Wilson and Lauren Child lead a host of top children’s authors appearing at this year’s Shrewsbury Bookfest May Festival

2nd March 2016

Some of the biggest names in the world of children’s books are taking part in this year’s May Festival run by Shrewsbury Bookfest, which takes place in venues across the town from Friday 29th April to Monday 2nd May.

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Annual Charity Vintage Heritage Show in Shrewsbury

2nd March 2016

Annual Charity Vintage Heritage Show in Shrewsbury

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A Lecture by Admiral the Lord West of Spithead GCB DSC PC on Jutland the Battle that Won the First World War

1st March 2016

Friday 6th May 2016 at 7.30 pm in St Chad’s Church Shrewsbury

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29TH ANNUAL SHROPSHIRE VINTAGE SHOW – family fun plus Tractor pulling!

22nd February 2016

The Annual Vintage Show is returning to the Shropshire Showground this June for its 29th year and the event promises to host more than ever before for families as well as vehicle enthusiasts

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Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre hosts Caribbean Supper Evening Tuesday 23rd February

17th February 2016

Following the success of the cookery launch held at the award winning Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre earlier this month, there will be a whole host of cookery workshops starting with a Caribbean Supper evening on Tuesday 23rd February. The Discovery Centre has a pop up kitchen sponsored by Ludlow Food Festival with all the equipment needed to run a cookery demonstration or cookery course.

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Peppa and George set to visit the SVR

16th February 2016

Family favourites Peppa Pig and her little brother George will pay a special visit to the Severn Valley Railway this May.

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February Half Term Treasure Hunt

4th February 2016

Metal Detecting event at the British Ironwork Centre

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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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