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Champing™ Comes to Shropshire!

23rd January 2017

Champing™ is the unique concept of camping overnight in historic churches, brought to the world by The Churches Conservation Trust, the national charity protecting historic churches at risk. Hundreds of happy champers stayed overnight in these ancient spaces in summer 2016.

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Tusker set for a make-over to welcome visitors

17th January 2017

The cuddly, friendly face that welcomes visitors 7 days a week at the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre is set for a make-over, just in time for the new tourist season.

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High-flying offers at low prices this January!

13th January 2017

Christmas may be over for another year and the high street January sales are already in full swing, but if you’re looking to treat yourself to something special with your left over Christmas money, the Royal Air Force Museum has a huge selection of unique items available with savings of up to 50% off the RRP.

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Shropshire Tourism Visitor Survey Prize Draw Winner!

9th January 2017

Congratulations to our winner of the Shropshire Tourism Visitor Survey Prize Draw. Our winner from Oxfordshire will be spending a 2 night stay at the Prince Rupert Hotel in Shrewsbury.

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Twixmas opening at Ironbridge Gorge Museums, Shropshire for a great family day out 26th – 31st December

22nd December 2016

For a fun day out during the Twixmas festive period, 26th – 31st December, go along to the Ironbridge Gorge Museums in Shropshire’s stunning Severn Valley where six of the ten museums will be open daily from 10am until 4pm. They will only be closing on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

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The North Wales Association of Male Voice Choirs perform St David's Day Concert

21st December 2016

Following the resounding success of previous St David’s Day concerts at the Theatre Severn we are delighted to announce that on February 25th 2017 The North Wales Association of Male Voice Choirs have arranged another fantastic evening of music and song for us -an evening that is not to be missed.

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Second chance to see Andy McKeown's Giant Light-Show Tribute to Margaret Agnes Rope

16th December 2016

Visitors to the main square in Shrewsbury will have a second opportunity before Christmas to see the very successful ‘Tribute To Margaret Rope’ light-show created by international light artist Andy McKeown.

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Blists Hill to featured on BBC on Christmas Day

14th December 2016

A programme filmed at a Shropshire museum will air on Christmas Day.

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Greg Davies to host first-ever Shrewsbury comedy festival

13th December 2016

Comedian and actor Greg Davies is to appear at the first ever Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival.

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Bridgnorth wins the Best Large Market Town Award

13th December 2016

Congratulations to Bridgnorth who the Best Large Market Town title yesterday; after competing against Hinckley and Market Harborough in the Great British High Street awards.

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