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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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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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Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

  • May

    10

    Fusion Food with Sheela Udeshi

    Sheela Udeshi from Sheela Kitchen will be sharing her tips and Fusion Food cooking skills with you to celebrate National...

  • May

    12

    Shrewsbury Regatta

    The Regatta is one of the oldest events in the rowing calendar, having first been held in 1871. Races will take place on...

  • May

    19

    100 Cockpits and Cabs

    Offering visitors the exciting chance to get a closer look inside 100 cockpits and vehicles from our...

  • May

    19

    Shrewsbury Kids Festival

    Join us and celebrate Shropshire Kidsfest third year! We turn the Quarry Park into one HUGE play park for your children...

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