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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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Model show returns for fifteenth year

18th March 2016

For the fifteenth successful year, the popular Shropshire Scale Model Show is returning to the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford next month. It’s one of the biggest modelling events in the country and shows no signs of slowing down, as a record 150 exhibitors and traders will be heading to Cosford for the one day event taking place on Sunday 3 April.

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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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