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Marathon men raise £100k to commemorate 100 years of the RAF

4th May 2017

Two trustees of the RAF Museum are pulling on their walking boots to tackle the equivalent of five marathons in five days (8-12 May 2017) to raise £100,000 to commemorate the RAF’s centenary in 2018.

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Meccano Marvels Come to Ironbridge

26th April 2017

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 May Day Bank Holiday weekend from Saturday 29th April to Monday 1st May. The mechanical marvels will be on display as part of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum’s 50th anniversary celebrations.

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See Heritage Skills in Action at St Andrew’s Church, Wroxeter

25th April 2017

On Wednesday 24th May, The Churches Conservation Trust in conjunction with specialist tradespeople will host a free Conservation Craft Skills Open Day at St Andrew’s Church, Wroxeter. Join us from 10.30am to 4.00pm to find out about the specialist traditional skills used to maintain the 350 churches cared for by The Churches Conservation Trust.

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Beautiful Bluebell Walk Sunday 7th May

25th April 2017

With one of the best places to see bluebells in Shropshire being right on our doorstep, what better way to see them than joining the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre Bluebell Walk?

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Guided Walking Tours of Shrewsbury

24th April 2017

Throughout the summer there will be a daily guided tour at 2pm Monday to Saturday and at 11.30am on Sunday mornings.

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Crucible Of The Vampire

20th April 2017

Shropshire is no stranger to filmmaking. Over the years it’s cinematic landscapes and beautiful historical buildings have been depicted in movies such as ‘Atonement’ with Keira Knightley and James McAvoy , Oscar nominated ‘Howard’s End’ and Dickens ‘A Christmas Carol’. All watched by international audiences.

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Thousands of bikers to head from Shrewsbury to Cosford on Sunday 30 April in Bike4Life charity ride

19th April 2017

15/03/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink Thousands of bikers to head from Shrewsbury to Cosford on Sunday 30 April in Bike4Life charity ride Related topics: Highways and environmental maintenance Road users are being warned to expect some disruption in and around Shrewsbury on the morning of Sunday 30 April 2017, as the Bike4Life Midlands Air Ambulance charity motorbike ride heads out from the Meole Brace Park & Ride site to RAF Cosford, via the A5 and M54.

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12th Annual Ironbridge Gorge Walking Festival

19th April 2017

Now in its 12th year, the annual Ironbridge Gorge Walking Festival, 29th April – 7th May, is offering 57 walks, making it probably the biggest in the West Midlands and one of the best in the country.

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Eat, draw and be funny

13th April 2017

This year’s Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival offers a veritable feast of cartooning as we tackle the theme of ‘Food and Drink’.

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Feathers and flight fun planned for Easter holidays

11th April 2017

‘Feathers and Flight’ is the theme to this year’s Easter break activities taking place at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford. With a fact finding trail running each day and a one day special birds of prey flying display, families are invited to explore a world of flight and learn how aircraft design has been inspired by nature.

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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...

  • 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...

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