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Treasures of the Staffordshire Hoard brought to life at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

11th March 2015

An exciting interactive touring exhibition which tells the fascinating story of how the Staffordshire Hoard was found and saved for the nation will be on show on the balcony at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery from 17 March to 17 May 2015.

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Carl Fogarty stars at Llangollen Motorcycle Festival on August 1st

11th March 2015

Fans to meet World Superbike king and I'm a Celebrity winner at bike show. Carl ‘Foggy’ Fogarty MBE, the most successful World Superbike (WSB) racer of all time, will be guest of honour at the Llangollen International Motorcycle Festival - LlanBikeFest 15 (www.llanbikefest.co.uk) - on Saturday, August 1st 2015.

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Full steam ahead at Blists Hill Victorian Town Spring Bank Holiday weekend 2nd - 4th May

10th March 2015

Discover how the Victorians harnessed steam to power their engines and other machines over the spring Bank Holiday weekend, when Blists Hill Victorian Town will be ‘In Steam’.

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Shrewsbury Children's Bookfest: The May Festival

9th March 2015

Bookfest is delighted to reveal the line up for its 17th annual MAY FESTIVAL for children and families, to be held on Saturday 2nd May and Sunday 3rd May.

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Bring the family and celebrate the arrival of spring with us: Mothering Sunday at Dudmaston

9th March 2015

Dudmaston Hall, a local National Trust property, are opening their doors on 15 March for the new season to celebrate Mothering Sunday and the beginning of spring.

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Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust wins prestigious 2015 Hudson's Heritage Award

4th March 2015

Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust has won a prestigious 2015 Hudson's Heritage Award in the Best Family Day Out Category. Established in 2011, the annual awards are an independently judged national scheme open to historic houses, gardens, museums and heritage sites and celebrate the very best visitor experiences.

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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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