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Carl Fogarty and Richard Hammond lead ride out raising £45,000 for charity

1st May 2015

Bikers from across the country turned out in their thousands at the weekend, as they took part in one of the largest biking events in the country - the Bike4Life Ride Out and Festival (26 April 2015), raising money for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity.

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Help us ‘Welcome in the May’. Morris Dancers and May Day fun at Dudmaston. Monday 4th May 11:00am - 5:30pm

28th April 2015

Visit Dudmaston on Monday 4 May and experience our traditional May Day event, where we ‘Welcome in the May’ and celebrate the coming of summer. Enjoy the wonderful and colourful Shrewsbury Morris Dancers, tie a ribbon to our May tree and make a wish. Children can make a Green Man mask or May Queen crown and then join in the music and dancing when we raise the tree at 3.30pm.

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Organisers are gearing up for this weekend's big biker event

24th April 2015

This weekend, thousands of bikers will gather in the Midlands for one of the biggest biking events in the country. Taking place on Sunday 26 April the Bike4Life Ride Out and Festival has attracted riders from across the UK as far as Aberdeen and even some international riders from the likes of Frankfurt and Illinois in the USA, all signed up to be part of the day.

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Peppa Pig and Daddy Pig headline SVR Family Fun Weekend

23rd April 2015

Children’s favourites Peppa Pig and Daddy Pig are the stars of the show as the Severn Valley Railway welcomes back its Family Fun Weekend on May 9th-10th.

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Last chance to visit 'Secret Egypt' at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

23rd April 2015

Shropshire's first Egyptology exhibition in more than 170 years closes this Sunday (26 April 2015), after attracting more than 11,000 visitors and a great deal of praise since it opened in January.

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MECCANO COMES TO IRONBRIDGE

22nd April 2015

Intricate Working Meccano Models at Enginuity: 2nd – 4th May. An amazing display of working Meccano models created by Telford and Ironbridge Meccano Society (TIMS), Shropshire will be an extra bonus for anyone visiting Enginuity, one of the ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums, over the spring Bank Holiday weekend from Saturday 2nd to Monday 4th May. An amazing display of working Meccano models created by Telford and Ironbridge Meccano Society (TIMS), Shropshire will be an extra bonus for anyone visiting Enginuity, one of the ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums, over the spring Bank Holiday weekend from Saturday 2nd to Monday 4th May.

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To Check the Tide of Prejudice

20th April 2015

John Cooke Bourne and the London & Birmingham Railway Coalbrookdale Gallery, Ironbridge Gorge Museum Monday to Friday, 30th April – 10th September

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SIGNIFICANT MILESTONE’ IS REACHED AS 100TH EXHIBITOR SIGNS UP TO THE BIG ART SHOW

14th April 2015

Organisers of The Big Art Show are pleased to announce Kiki Jewellery as the 100th exhibitor to sign up for this year’s event.

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Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust is a finalist in the 2015 VisitEngland Awards for Excellence

14th April 2015

Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust has been named as a finalist in the Large Visitor Attraction of the Year category of the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2015.

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Cycle-cross race returns to Blists Hill Victorian Town Saturday evening, 27th June

14th April 2015

A unique cycling event is set to return to Blists Hill Victorian Town on the evening of Saturday, 27th June. First run in 2013, The Queen Victoria Cyclo-Cross has regularly attracted around 300 of the UK’s top off-road cyclists and has been described by Cycling Weekly magazine as “Britain’s craziest bike race!”

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Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

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    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...

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    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

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    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

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    Churchyard Scything

    Learn how to manage a churchyard in the traditional fashion - with a scythe! As part of Church Tourism Week 2017...

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