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Women in the RAF – Stars through Adversity

2nd March 2015

Date: 10 March 2015. Time: 9.30am to 3.15pm. Next month will see events all around the world celebrating International Women's Day, held on 8 March each year. This annual celebration is an opportunity to acknowledge the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. This year, the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford is teaming up with the RAF for an event entitled 'Women in the RAF – Stars through Adversity'.

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Thousands of miniature models to be displayed at Cosford

2nd March 2015

After a busy February Half Term week at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, which has seen over 1,000 children take part in a model making activity, families with a new found interest in the hobby can explore it further at the Shropshire Scale Model Show, taking place on Sunday 12 April 2015. Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm. FREE entry.

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Tantalise your tastebuds at Shrewsbury Food Festival

25th February 2015

Dates for you diary – 27th & 28th June 2015: Showcasing the great tastes of Shropshire and beyond, Shrewsbury Food Festival is prepping up for a third year of flavoursome fun. Featuring a hot food court, artisan bars and celebrity chef demonstrations organisers have found a recipe for success - early tickets are already selling like hot cakes.

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The Music Hall in Shrewsbury Shortlisted for Top Architecture Award

13th February 2015

The Music Hall, home to Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery, is one of three iconic Shropshire buildings shortlisted in the 2015 Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) West Midlands Awards.

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Half-term fun launches weekend running at the SVR

11th February 2015

A jam-packed programme of half-term family fun launches the first weekend running schedule of 2015 at the Severn Valley Railway

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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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Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

  • Aug

    25

    Shrewsbury Folk Festival

    A four day event with entertainment for all age groups to celebrate the tradition of folk music and dance. Whilst the...

  • Aug

    26

    Shrewsbury Fake Festival

    The Fake Festival is coming to Shrewsbury on Saturday 26th August bringing 3 professional ‘touring-grade’...

  • Aug

    27

    Pretty Woman Open Air Cinema

    A fantastic opportunity to see a classic film in a stunning outdoor location. Doors and bar open at 6:30pm. There will...

  • Sep

    02

    A Night in the Dana - Prison Sleepover

    Immersive Events, in conjunction with Jailhouse Tours, are bringing you the only way to spend a night in a cell! That...

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