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Join Victorian Springtime Wedding Celebrations at Blists Hill Victorian Town 9th and 10th May

5th May 2015

Bells will be ringing for the Ironworks’ foreman at Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge, as he marries his sweetheart over the weekend of Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th May at a recreation of a Victorian wedding.

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RAF Museum Highly Commended at 2015 Museums and Heritage Awards

5th May 2015

The RAF Museum is proud to announce that its exhibition 'Pilots of the Caribbean: Volunteers of African Heritage in the RAF' was given a Highly Commended Award in the 'Best Temporary Exhibition' category at the Museums and Heritage Awards 2015 held in London on 29th April. The exhibition is currently on display at the Museum's Cosford site in Shropshire until 31st October 2015.

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Acoustic, Up Close & Personal with Toyah’ at Enginuity Friday evening 2nd October

5th May 2015

Household name, pop icon, TV presenter and actress Toyah is coming to the Engine Shop at Enginuity in Coalbrookdale on Friday evening, 2nd October. ‘Acoustic, Up Close & Personal with Toyah’ is a wonderful chance to experience the 1980s pop superstar up close and personal at a lively song and storytelling style gig.

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New exhibition at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery examines The Art of Weaponry

1st May 2015

A new exhibition “The Art of Weaponry” opens at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery’s Community Gallery on Wednesday 6 May 2015.

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Let the Memory Live On

1st May 2015

Date: 7-10 May 2015, Time: 11.30am to 2.30pm, Cost: FREE

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Carl Fogarty and Richard Hammond lead ride out raising £45,000 for charity

1st May 2015

Bikers from across the country turned out in their thousands at the weekend, as they took part in one of the largest biking events in the country - the Bike4Life Ride Out and Festival (26 April 2015), raising money for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity.

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Help us ‘Welcome in the May’. Morris Dancers and May Day fun at Dudmaston. Monday 4th May 11:00am - 5:30pm

28th April 2015

Visit Dudmaston on Monday 4 May and experience our traditional May Day event, where we ‘Welcome in the May’ and celebrate the coming of summer. Enjoy the wonderful and colourful Shrewsbury Morris Dancers, tie a ribbon to our May tree and make a wish. Children can make a Green Man mask or May Queen crown and then join in the music and dancing when we raise the tree at 3.30pm.

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Organisers are gearing up for this weekend's big biker event

24th April 2015

This weekend, thousands of bikers will gather in the Midlands for one of the biggest biking events in the country. Taking place on Sunday 26 April the Bike4Life Ride Out and Festival has attracted riders from across the UK as far as Aberdeen and even some international riders from the likes of Frankfurt and Illinois in the USA, all signed up to be part of the day.

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Peppa Pig and Daddy Pig headline SVR Family Fun Weekend

23rd April 2015

Children’s favourites Peppa Pig and Daddy Pig are the stars of the show as the Severn Valley Railway welcomes back its Family Fun Weekend on May 9th-10th.

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Last chance to visit 'Secret Egypt' at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

23rd April 2015

Shropshire's first Egyptology exhibition in more than 170 years closes this Sunday (26 April 2015), after attracting more than 11,000 visitors and a great deal of praise since it opened in January.

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