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GOLD Award for Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust in the 2015 VisitEngland Awards for Excellence

12th May 2015

Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust has won the top Gold Award in the Large Visitor Attraction of the Year category of the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2015. Intended for venues that welcome more than 50,000 visitors per annum, it was judged on the overall quality of the experience provided.

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Guided walk to discover Shropshire’s rich mining heritage

11th May 2015

On Tuesday 12th May, Andrew Wood and Mike Shaw, from the Shropshire Mines Trust, are leading a walk to help you discover more about Shropshire’s rich mining heritage.

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Last few tickets available for Pilots view at Cosford

8th May 2015

Date: 15-16 May, Time: 6.00pm to 9.00pm, Cost: £12.50 per person

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Join Victorian Springtime Wedding Celebrations at Blists Hill Victorian Town 9th and 10th May

5th May 2015

Bells will be ringing for the Ironworks’ foreman at Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge, as he marries his sweetheart over the weekend of Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th May at a recreation of a Victorian wedding.

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RAF Museum Highly Commended at 2015 Museums and Heritage Awards

5th May 2015

The RAF Museum is proud to announce that its exhibition 'Pilots of the Caribbean: Volunteers of African Heritage in the RAF' was given a Highly Commended Award in the 'Best Temporary Exhibition' category at the Museums and Heritage Awards 2015 held in London on 29th April. The exhibition is currently on display at the Museum's Cosford site in Shropshire until 31st October 2015.

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Acoustic, Up Close & Personal with Toyah’ at Enginuity Friday evening 2nd October

5th May 2015

Household name, pop icon, TV presenter and actress Toyah is coming to the Engine Shop at Enginuity in Coalbrookdale on Friday evening, 2nd October. ‘Acoustic, Up Close & Personal with Toyah’ is a wonderful chance to experience the 1980s pop superstar up close and personal at a lively song and storytelling style gig.

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New exhibition at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery examines The Art of Weaponry

1st May 2015

A new exhibition “The Art of Weaponry” opens at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery’s Community Gallery on Wednesday 6 May 2015.

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Let the Memory Live On

1st May 2015

Date: 7-10 May 2015, Time: 11.30am to 2.30pm, Cost: FREE

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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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Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

  • Aug

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    Shrewsbury Folk Festival

    A four day event with entertainment for all age groups to celebrate the tradition of folk music and dance. Whilst the...

  • Aug

    26

    Shrewsbury Fake Festival

    The Fake Festival is coming to Shrewsbury on Saturday 26th August bringing 3 professional ‘touring-grade’...

  • Aug

    27

    Pretty Woman Open Air Cinema

    A fantastic opportunity to see a classic film in a stunning outdoor location. Doors and bar open at 6:30pm. There will...

  • Sep

    02

    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...

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