Shrewsbury News

Browse latest Shrewsbury news articles to find out what's going on in Shrewsbury...


British Ironwork Centre Vintage & Classic Transport Rally

21st July 2015

The British Ironwork centre has launched hospitality and customer love to a whole new level. They have hosted their first classic & vintage transport rally in one of the country’s most unusual locations

Read More

Fine food and flying machines!

17th July 2015

Bringing a different flavour to the summer food festival scene, organisers at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford are busy preparing for the Cosford Food Festival which takes place the weekend of 25-26 July. Held in the Museum's spacious grounds, there will be plenty of military and wartime twists added to the event, meaning there is much more than just great food on offer!

Read More

Miniature aircraft, big show - this weekend at Cosford!

14th July 2015

The skies over Shropshire will be filled with hundreds of intricately detailed model aircraft this weekend, as the annual Large Model Aircraft Rally takes place at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford.

Read More

Could you be an SVR Golden Ticket winner?

14th July 2015

Drawing inspiration from none other than Willy Wonka, the Severn Valley Railway is offering eight lucky people a truly golden opportunity to enjoy an exclusive, behind-the-scenes, luxury experience day through its special Golden Ticket competition.

Read More

Celebrity MasterChef semi-final filmed at Blists Hill Victorian Town, Shropshire

13th July 2015

Fans of the BBC hit show Celebrity MasterChef should prepare themselves for an extra surprise on Thursday, 16th July, as the show will feature one of the West Midlands’ most popular attractions, Blists Hill Victorian Town in Shropshire.

Read More

Are you getting married in Shropshire?

13th July 2015

Are you getting married in the next couple of months or do you know someone who is? Award winning TV Production Company TwoFour are looking for people getting married for an exciting new television programme.

Read More

Battle of Britain 75th at The Royal Air Force Museum

13th July 2015

The RAF Museum will be marking the 75th Anniversary of ‘Our Finest Hour’ with a number of activities at both our London and Cosford sites. Here’s what’s happening at Cosford:

Read More

British Ironwork Centre Vintage & Classic Transport Rally

9th July 2015

Saturday 18th July 2015 – starts 10.00am. Free to the Public

Read More

Ironbridge Celebrates Festival of Archaeology

6th July 2015

The Ironbridge Gorge Museums are once again celebrating the national Festival of Archaeology with a series of free special events in Coalbrookdale, all of which are open to the public and form part of the What lies beneath Coalbrookdales Playground project.

Read More

Missing link between dinosaurs and birds explained at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

6th July 2015

Dinosaurs have been enjoyed on the big screen recently, with hit film "Jurassic World" breaking box office records. Now, on Saturday 18 July 2015, Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery is to open a new exhibition "Archaeopteryx - the missing link between dinosaurs and birds", exploring how some of these powerful creatures evolved.

Read More


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...

Latest News


This is the official tourism and visitor website for Shrewsbury provided by Shropshire Tourism, the official destination marketing organisation for Shropshire - read more