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Blitz Hill - 1940s summer evening on the Home Front -Blists Hill Victorian Town, Saturday 20th June

4th June 2015

Enjoy a summer evening on the home front as Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge is transformed into the 1940s of World War Two between 6pm and 9pm on Saturday, 20th June.

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The First Casualty of War is Truth - Free Artist Talk

2nd June 2015

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery - 11th June 2015 6.30pm - 8pm

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Companies prepare for Shrewsbury charity raft race challenge

2nd June 2015

Thirteen teams are set to put their raft building and sailing skills to the test in the annual Morris Lubricants Raft Race for charity on the River Severn in Shrewsbury on Sunday, June 7.

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Remembering World War I through art at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

1st June 2015

This year, 2015, marks the 101st anniversary of the outbreak of World War I. Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery is hosting an exhibition with work by contemporary art group re:collect and an artist in residence.

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Missing Britain in Bloom Flag

29th May 2015

Members of Shrewsbury in Bloom are calling for the return of the Britain in Bloom Champion of Champion flag which was taken from the Quarry flagpole over the Bank Holiday Weekend.

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Ron Haslam Race School backs new Llangollen Bike Show

26th May 2015

Track experience prizes donated for Wales Air Ambulance raffle The Honda Ron Haslam Race School (left) has donated track experiences worth hundreds of pounds for a raffle in aid of Wales Air Ambulance at the Llangollen International Motorcycle Festival - LlanBikeFest 15 ( - on August 1st and 2nd.

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Shrewsbury Gears Up for Shropshire County Agricultural Show

22nd May 2015

The annual Shropshire County Agricultural Show, taking place tomorrow Saturday 23rd May 2015, attracts thousands of people from across the country to the West Mid Showground in Shrewsbury for a celebration of the rural community and to highlight the role it plays in our daily lives.

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'Beastly Machines' exhibition comes to Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

22nd May 2015

A new exhibition featuring unique and bizarre mechanical sculptures created by acclaimed kinetic sculptor Johnny White, opens at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery on Monday 18 May 2015

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Get your dancing shoes on in Shrewsbury!

21st May 2015

Revel in Dance have produced a great new video - I Charleston Shrewsbury performed by 'We Charleston Shrewsbury'. Do take a look!

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Flash, bang, wallop, what a picture

20th May 2015

May half term is almost upon us and during this school break the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford has planned a week of nostalgic dressing up fun to keep the younger members of the family entertained. Taking place from Monday 25 to Friday 29 May, visitors will have the opportunity to delve in to our dressing up box of RAF uniforms and aviation accessories and pose for pictures to stick in the family album.

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Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

  • Feb


    DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival

    This February, we will celebrate Shrewsbury as "The Origin of Independent Thinking" and birthplace of Charles Darwin -...

  • Feb


    LEGOŽ: Brick History

    Brick History takes you on a journey through pivotal moments in world history, modelled in LEGO® bricks. This is...

  • Feb


    Darwin Guided Walk

    Join one of our Visitor Information Centre guides exploring Shrewsbury and the places associated with Charles Darwin.Due...

  • Mar


    Shrewsbury Flea Market

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

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