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Horsing About In Ironbridge Gorge

2nd June 2010

On Saturday, 12 June Blists Hill Victorian Town in Shropshire’s Ironbridge Gorge will stage a special event to demonstrate the important role played by horses in daily life over a hundred years ago. Around ten horses across a range of breeds and sizes will be on show, some wearing traditional harness while others will be highly decorated as they would have appeared on high days and holidays.

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Local B&B on Cover of new AA guide

27th May 2010

Soulton Hall B&B in Wem has been chosen to appear on the cover of the latest AA 'Britain's Best B&B Guide'

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Enginuity Converts Power Tools Into Racing Cars

24th May 2010

Saturday 29th May to Sunday 6th June

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Tourism Chief’s Delight at New Olympic Mascot

20th May 2010

Chief Executive of Shropshire Tourism Simon McCloy has expressed his delight that the new official 2012 Olympic mascot has been named ‘Wenlock’, firmly putting Much Wenlock and Shropshire’s Olympic connection on the map.

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Blists Hill Victorian Town Short-Listed for £100,000

14th May 2010

Blists Hill Victorian Town, one of ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums, is one of four institutions short-listed for the £100,000 Art Fund Prize, the UK’s largest single arts prize.

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Thousands Expected at Shrewsbury Caravan Show

29th April 2010

Thousands of visitors from all over the UK are expected to attend the biggest caravan and motorhome show ever seen in Shropshire which opens in Shrewsbury on Friday.

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Comet to feature on BBC’s ‘The One Show’

29th April 2010

The de Havilland Comet was the world’s first jet airliner. The Comet 1, an early example which is on display at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, will appear in a special feature on BBC 1's ‘The One Show’ on 4th May at 7.00pm, covering the short but historic service of the aircraft.

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Wrexham & Shropshire Celebrates Second Anniversary

28th April 2010

Wrexham & Shropshire is today toasting the second anniversary since the launch of its direct service to London Marylebone on 28 April 2008.

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Blists Hill Victorian Town Wins National Enjoy England Silver Award

26th April 2010

The redeveloped Blists Hill Victorian Town in the Ironbridge Gorge, Shropshire has won a coveted Silver Award in the Large Visitor Attraction category of the Enjoy England Awards for Excellence 2010.

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County town prepares to welcome UK's top cartoonists for Shrewsbury's International Cartoon Festival 22nd - 25th April

8th April 2010

The Festival offers unique opportunities to see artists at work; 20 of them on huge boards in The Square during the weekend, others drawing caricatures and some running cartoon workshops for all ages.

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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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