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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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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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Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

  • Feb

    08

    DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival

    This February, we will celebrate Shrewsbury as "The Origin of Independent Thinking" and birthplace of Charles Darwin -...

  • Feb

    09

    LEGO: Brick History

    Brick History takes you on a journey through pivotal moments in world history, modelled in LEGO® bricks. This is...

  • Feb

    10

    Darwin Guided Walk

    Join one of our Visitor Information Centre guides exploring Shrewsbury and the places associated with Charles Darwin.Due...

  • Mar

    24

    Shrewsbury Flea Market

    SHREWSBURY FLEA is a fabulous mixture of Antiques and collectables, antique furniture, vintage clothing & fabrics,...

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