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

19th December 2017

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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Tickets for Comedy Festival Gala Show go on Sale

12th December 2017

Tickets for the hotly anticipated Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival Gala 2018 have gone on sale from Theatre Severn’s box office & website as of Friday 8th December.

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Tiny Tots Trail of Treats set to enchant little ones at Blists Hill Victorian Town in December

30th November 2017

Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge, is putting some magic into Christmas especially for their youngest visitors with an enchanting festive trail for under fives. Available on selected days leading up to Christmas, the fun, new Tiny Tots Trail of Treats will delight children and their grown-ups as they follow clues to find treats around the Town on 6-7, 13-14 and 20-21 December.

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COMPETITION: Your chance to feature in LEGO: Brick History

27th November 2017

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery is offering three lucky people the chance to have a LEGO® model that they have built feature in next year’s exciting special exhibition, LEGO: Brick History.

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Make your own Christmas Wreath!

27th November 2017

On Friday 15th December, Shropshire Council countryside rangers at Severn Valley Country Park are holding a Christmas wreath making session. During the winter months, the park has a wealth of natural items including ivy, cones and berries which are perfect to adorn a festive wreath.

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St David's Day Concert Theatre Severn Shrewsbury

22nd November 2017

Following the resounding success of previous St David’s Day concerts at the wonderful Theatre Severn we are delighted to announce that this year’s event will take place on Saturday February 24th.

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Christmas Market this weekend at farm shop

21st November 2017

The Christmas season really begins this weekend at a farm shop near Bridgnorth. The indoor Apley Christmas Market has free entry & is a great day out for all the family. Many of Shropshire’s finest food producers will be present to showcase their products. Visitors will also find Shropshire artisan crafters, offering unique handmade Christmas presents, including candles, cushions, jewellery & even shark's teeth. Apley’s own staff will be showcasing their own products, handmade onsite all year round, including our award winning mince pies.

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Barn Owl visiting Severn Valley Country Park

21st November 2017

Shropshire Council rangers at Severn Valley Country Park are delighted to be welcoming the chairman of World Owl Trust for an evening talk held in the visitor centre. Alan Peace will be giving an illustrated talk examining the plight of the barn owl. This beautiful bird is the most endangered owl in the UK.

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Gorgeous things for Gorgeous People… The Gorgeous Christmas Craft & Food Fair at Enginuity

16th November 2017

The long-running Gorgeous contemporary designer craft fair returns to Enginuity at Coalbrookdale, near Ironbridge this November and, for the first time in its history, entry is free. That means you can save your money for all the lovely things you’ll find there.

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Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre Launches 50 Mile, Mass Participation Walk!

14th November 2017

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre in Craven Arms is set to launch a brand new mass participation challenge walk next year. The “Shropshire Way 80K” will be taking in some of the finest parts of the Shropshire hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the route is 80km (50 miles) in length with the aim being to complete the circuit in less than 24 hours. The route follows almost exclusively the Shropshire way on either the Main Route or its subsidiary paths.

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Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

  • Apr

    21

    Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival

    Cartoonists & caricaturists let loose in the streets of Shrewsbury with workshops, exhibitions and entertainment...

  • Apr

    21

    Aviation Education Conference

    This brand new conference will see youth and education experts join forces to inspire the next generation. Open to all...

  • May

    12

    Shrewsbury Regatta

    The Regatta is one of the oldest events in the rowing calendar, having first been held in 1871. Races will take place on...

  • May

    19

    Shrewsbury Kids Festival

    Join us and celebrate Shropshire Kidsfest third year! We turn the Quarry Park into one HUGE play park for your children...

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