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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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Darwin Festival 2015

21st January 2015

The programme for this years Darwin Festival in Shrewsbury, taking place between 8th and 22nd February is now available.

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Get your motor running, head out to the highway and join the King of the Jungle!

21st January 2015

Midlands Air Ambulance Charity (MAAC) has announced that the current King of the Jungle and seven times World Superbike champion Carl Fogarty will lead an expected 3,000 strong biker ride-out to officially kick-off the 5th Bike4Life Fest on Sunday 26 April 2015.

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Shrewsbury's Sunday Car Parking Offer Starts This Weekend

19th January 2015

Shoppers, visitors and traders in Shrewsbury are set to benefit from a new car parking offer from this weekend.

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New Dracula Film to be set in Shropshire

16th January 2015

Shropshire has been chosen as the location for a new Dracula film starring former James Bond, George Lazenby.

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Discover Secret Egypt at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

12th January 2015

A new exhibition coming to Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery (24 January to 26 April 2015, closed Mondays until 16 February) will invite visitors to re-examine their perceptions of ancient Egypt and challenge some of the enduring myths that surround this fascinating and mysterious civilisation.

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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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