Older parts of Shrewsbury bristle with narrow medieval passageways, or shuts as we call them in Shropshire. Their names often reflect what was once sold there – Grope Lane being a good example!
Other clues to Shrewsbury’s colourful past can be found all over the town: the cross in Pride Hill which marks the place of execution of rebellious Welshmen; the Bellstone, a parish boundary marker of granite, which first inspired Darwin to study geology; and St Mary’s church spire, from which the ill-fated showman Robert Cadman fatally miscalculated his new method of crossing the Severn.
Inspired by Shrewsbury's links to Charles Darwin, this outdoor exhibition opens up the theme of evolution through the...
Join a fun drop-in activity to make a kite between 11am and 1pm then fly it on The Green where you can also watch...
Join a drop-in tile decorating workshop between 10am and 3.30pm and try the tube lining technique to produce your own...
The perfect, quintessentially English treat for your Mum on Mothering Sunday; enjoy finger sandwiches, a selection of...
As part of their 50th anniversary celebrations staff at the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust...
Patrick Fly and The Land of Lost Content Museum owner Stella Mitchell need your help in...
Borderlines Film Festival returns to Ludlow Assembly Rooms from Friday 3 to Sunday 5 March...
Blists Hill Victorian Town, one of Shropshire€™s 10 Ironbridge Gorge Museums where life...
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