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Dinosaurs seen roaming around Enginuity

15th January 2018

Go along to Enginuity, near Ironbridge during the school half-term holiday between 19th and 23rd February and be the star of an extraordinary dinosaur augmented reality experience. Then design and build your own flying Pterodactyl and become an archaeologist as you ‘Dig-up a Dinosaur’.

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Family Star Gazing Night

15th January 2018

Shropshire Council Outdoor Partnerships Team are delighted to be welcoming renowned photographer of the night sky, Peter Williamson, to Severn Valley Country Park for a magical evening of star gazing in the clear skies of the Severn Valley.

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New digital workshops for all ages at Enginuity, Ironbridge Gorge Museums January - March

11th January 2018

Discover more about digital coding at a new series of workshops for all ages in the FabLab at Enginuity, the Ironbridge Gorge Museums’ National Design and Technology Centre at Coalbrookdale. Separate sessions for children and adults will be held on certain days between 17th January and 18th March; no previous experience is needed to take part.

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Winter Wellbeing Cookery Course

2nd January 2018

Now Christmas is over, the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre’s Winter Wellbeing Cookery Course will help you get back on track or kick off your New Year’s resolution perfectly. Mid-winter can be a tough time for body and soul. This hands-on session is all about fighting the blues with vitamin boosts and happy food.

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Kids Go Free at Ironbridge Gorge Museums until 31st December 2017

21st December 2017

As a finale to its 50th anniversary celebrations, the Ironbridge Gorge Museums are offering free admission to all children aged up to 16 years who are accompanied by a paying adult from now until 31st December 2017.

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Twixmas opening at Ironbridge Gorge Museums, Shropshire for a great family day out 26th – 31st December

19th December 2017

For a fun day out during the Twixmas festive period, 26th – 31st December, go along to the Ironbridge Gorge Museums in Shropshire’s stunning Severn Valley where six of the ten museums will be open daily from 10am until 4pm. They will only be closing on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

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Tickets for Comedy Festival Gala Show go on Sale

12th December 2017

Tickets for the hotly anticipated Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival Gala 2018 have gone on sale from Theatre Severn’s box office & website as of Friday 8th December.

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Tiny Tots Trail of Treats set to enchant little ones at Blists Hill Victorian Town in December

30th November 2017

Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge, is putting some magic into Christmas especially for their youngest visitors with an enchanting festive trail for under fives. Available on selected days leading up to Christmas, the fun, new Tiny Tots Trail of Treats will delight children and their grown-ups as they follow clues to find treats around the Town on 6-7, 13-14 and 20-21 December.

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COMPETITION: Your chance to feature in LEGO: Brick History

27th November 2017

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery is offering three lucky people the chance to have a LEGO® model that they have built feature in next year’s exciting special exhibition, LEGO: Brick History.

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Make your own Christmas Wreath!

27th November 2017

On Friday 15th December, Shropshire Council countryside rangers at Severn Valley Country Park are holding a Christmas wreath making session. During the winter months, the park has a wealth of natural items including ivy, cones and berries which are perfect to adorn a festive wreath.

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