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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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Celebrate Chinese Year of the Monkey at Coalport China Museum

3rd February 2016

Half-term family activities Monday 15th – Friday 19th February

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Shrewsbury shortlisted to feature in its very own Monopoly board

1st February 2016

Shrewbury is in the running to have its very own Monopoly board, featuring 22 property spots and community chest cards designed to the towns style and culture.

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Free admission for mothers on Mothering Sunday At Blists Hill Victorian Town, 6th March

1st February 2016

Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge, is inviting all mums to come as their guest on Sunday, 6th March when they can enjoy a Victorian-style Mother’s Day.

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Hocus pocus and photo trickery at museum lecture

28th January 2016

Art forms, artists and magic will be the focus of a fascinating talk based around visual deception, taking place at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford next month.

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A Centenary Celebration of Mary Webb at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery, 7 March – 5 June 2016

27th January 2016

Treasures: The Literature and Landscape of Mary Webb’s Shropshire

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Meccano mechanical marvels come to Enginuity

26th January 2016

Members of the Telford and Ironbridge Meccano Society (TIMS) will be bringing their magnificent metal creations to the Enginuity design and technology discovery centre at Coalbrookdale, near Ironbridge on Saturday, 30th Januar

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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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