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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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Boost for tourism in Shropshire as new Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery impresses UK and overseas visitors

16th December 2014

More visitors are being attracted to Shrewsbury and Shropshire thanks to the opening of the new Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery in the former Music Hall, according to new figures released today by Shropshire Council.

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