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Shropshire Tourism Become Species Champions of the Silver-studded Blue Butterfly

10th February 2015

Shropshire Tourism, the not-for-profit marketing organisation for the county, has become a 'species champion' of the Silver-studded Blue Butterfly.

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Shropshire businesses help Red Cross Great Summer Garden Event grow

5th February 2015

Businesses in Shropshire are getting behind the British Red Cross' annual fundraiser, the Great Summer Gardening Event, donating vital funds to help ensure the event is bigger than ever before.

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Home Sweet Home family workshops at Coalport China Museum

5th February 2015

Join in the Easter family workshops at Coalport China Museum, near Ironbridge where you make your own Tea Light Holders, inspired by the beautiful and intricate china cottage models known as the Coalport Pastille Burners. The 'Home Sweet Home' hands-on sessions will be held 30th March - 3rd April and 6th - 10th April.

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Chinese Year of the Goat activities at Coalport China Museum

5th February 2015

Half-term Monday 16th – Friday 20th February: Oriental themed family workshops and activities celebrating the Chinese Year of the Goat are being staged at Coalport China Museum in Shropshire's Ironbridge Gorge during the February school half-term.

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Students to compete in national poetry recitation contest at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

5th February 2015

Students from five Shropshire schools and colleges will gather at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery tomorrow (6 February 2015) at 6.30pm to compete for a place in the national final of 'Poetry By Heart' – a prestigious poetry recitation competition for students aged 14 to 18.

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Open Cockpits Evening tickets go on sale

5th February 2015

Tickets for the popular aviation enthusiasts' event 'Open Cockpits Evening' at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, are now on sale through the Museum's website. Just 300 tickets per evening will be available for this exclusive event, where a wide range of aircraft will be available for close viewing on the night: including transport aircraft, jet fighters and unique research airframes.

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Shrewsbury Steam Rally to Celebrate 100th Anniversary of Sentinel Factory

30th January 2015

The County of Salop Steam Engine Society's 2015 Rally, taking place 30-31 August, is to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Sentinel factory being established in Shrewsbury.

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Half term fun for Airfix model makers

29th January 2015

If you’re looking for something exciting to entertain the children this February Half Term, the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford is inviting families to participate in a fun model making activity. Taking place from Monday 16 to Friday 20 February, visitors will have the opportunity to build a First World War Airfix kit.

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Pancake Flipping Contest at Blists Hill Victorian Town

27th January 2015

Watch the ladies of Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge as they take part in the annual pancake flipping contest held outside the Print Shop at 12 noon on Shrove Tuesday, 17th February.

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Support Fern Britton as she cycles through Shropshire #Challenge 57

23rd January 2015

TV presenter and author Fern Britton will be cycling 57 miles a day from John O'Groats to Lands End from May 1st to the 21st, hoping to raise at least £57,000 to fund research into the prevention of miscarriage in pregnancy. And you can join her!

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Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

  • Jun

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    Shrewsbury Flea Market

    SHREWSBURY FLEA is a fabulous mixture of Antiques and collectables, antique furniture, vintage clothing & fabrics,...

  • Jun

    24

    Shrewsbury Flea Market

    SHREWSBURY FLEA is a fabulous mixture of Antiques and collectables, antique furniture, vintage clothing & fabrics,...

  • Jun

    24

    Shrewsbury Food Festival

    A huge food and fringe festival in Shrewsbury town with live music from the best unsigned artists, cookery...

  • Jul

    01

    Shropshire Family Vintage Show

    Fantastic show for everyone from vintage vehicle enthusiasts to families. Hundreds of different vehicles on show,...

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