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Packed line up of cooking demos for foodies

16th June 2015

With just over a month to go until the annual Cosford Food Festival, organisers have lined up some amazing names for live cookery demonstrations for visitors.

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Prees Heath Open Day – Sunday 5th July

16th June 2015

The recently restored former RAF control tower at Butterfly Conservation’s Prees Heath Common Reserve will be open from 10.00am until 5.00pm on Sunday 5th July – all are welcome to come, and children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

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New Plant Centre Helps Apley Farm Shop to Blossom

16th June 2015

A new venture is blooming at the Apley Farm Shop Courtyard near Bridgnorth with the opening of an independent boutique plant centre.

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The First Casualty of War is Truth, re:collect Exhibition

16th June 2015

1st June to 5th July Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery open daily 10.00am to 5.00pm

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Fourth of July Concert for Hope House

16th June 2015

On Saturday 4th July, at 7.30pm, Midlands Chorale returns to Shrewsbury for the first time in 2 years to give a fundraising concert for Hope House Children’s Hospice at Morda.

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Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre celebrates National Bike Week at Family Fun Day on Sunday 14th June

11th June 2015

The award winning Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre hosts a family fun day this Sunday 14th June. There will be a bouncy castle, family fun games such as egg and spoon races, sack races, face painting, smoothie making and children will get the chance to make their very own dream catcher. Shropshire Fire and Rescue will also be on hand to show children the fire engine and offer fire safety advice and the volunteers who run the community garden will be doing a number of demonstrations on how to grow your own produce and get the best out of your veg patch.

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Large Model Aircraft Rally: Tickets on sale now

10th June 2015

Hundreds of scale models of iconic aircraft will be taking to the skies over Shropshire next month for a weekend of flying entertainment. Model enthusiasts from across the country will travel to the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford for this famous air show in miniature.

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Shrewsbury Carnival & Show

9th June 2015

Saturday 13th June 10am - 5pm

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RAF Cosford Air Sells Out!

9th June 2015

The airshow on 14th June 2015 has now SOLD OUT. Please do not travel to Cosford on Sunday without a ticket.

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Blitz Hill - An Evening on the Home Front 1940s event at Blists Hill Victorian Town

8th June 2015

It’s that time of year again when Blists Hill Victorian Town is transformed into Blitz Hill, for a 1940s Evening on the Home Front. The gates open at 6pm on Saturday, 20th June when the Town is transported 40 years into the future to the 1940s and the middle of World War Two.

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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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