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Dipping pond in historic walled garden is exposed after 60 years

16th May 2017

One of the two dipping ponds of Apley Walled Garden has been recently exposed ready for re-use, 60 years after it was last used. So called as gardeners would dip their watering cans into it, the pair of dipping ponds gradually fell out of use, as the watering relied increasingly on piped water.

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Shrewsbury Flavours of the World Market

15th May 2017

Friday the 16th and Saturday the 17th of June sees the Return of the Shrewsbury French market, under its new banner 'Flavours of the World'.

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Ludlow Spring Festival

11th May 2017

With only a day to go, here is the essential last minute information you’ll need to plan your visit.

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Route announced for rare and historic steam machines first ever Ironbridge Steam Road Run and Rally

11th May 2017

The route and running times for the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust’s 50th anniversary steam road run and rally weekend, 13th - 14th May, have been announced.

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Dementia Awareness Day at Blists Hill Victorian Town

9th May 2017

Blists Hill Victorian Town in Shropshire is marking National Dementia Awareness Week, 14th – 20th May, by inviting those living with dementia and their carers to come and enjoy a visit to Blists Hill Victorian Town on Friday, 19th May at a very special price of just £5 per couple.

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Marathon men raise £100k to commemorate 100 years of the RAF

4th May 2017

Two trustees of the RAF Museum are pulling on their walking boots to tackle the equivalent of five marathons in five days (8-12 May 2017) to raise £100,000 to commemorate the RAF’s centenary in 2018.

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Meccano Marvels Come to Ironbridge

26th April 2017

An amazing display of working Meccano models created by Telford and Ironbridge Meccano Society (TIMS), Shropshire will be an extra bonus for anyone visiting Enginuity, one of the ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums, over the May Day Bank Holiday weekend from Saturday 29th April to Monday 1st May. The mechanical marvels will be on display as part of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum’s 50th anniversary celebrations.

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See Heritage Skills in Action at St Andrew’s Church, Wroxeter

25th April 2017

On Wednesday 24th May, The Churches Conservation Trust in conjunction with specialist tradespeople will host a free Conservation Craft Skills Open Day at St Andrew’s Church, Wroxeter. Join us from 10.30am to 4.00pm to find out about the specialist traditional skills used to maintain the 350 churches cared for by The Churches Conservation Trust.

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Beautiful Bluebell Walk Sunday 7th May

25th April 2017

With one of the best places to see bluebells in Shropshire being right on our doorstep, what better way to see them than joining the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre Bluebell Walk?

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Guided Walking Tours of Shrewsbury

24th April 2017

Throughout the summer there will be a daily guided tour at 2pm Monday to Saturday and at 11.30am on Sunday mornings.

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