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Blists Hill Victorian Town, Ironbridge Gorge Museums would like your help

2nd March 2010

Vote for Blists Hill Victorian Town to win Art Fund Prize

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Wine & Cheese Reception - St Alkmunds Church

1st March 2010

To raise awareness of, and to celebrate the restoration of this fine eighteenth century church in the heart of Shrewsbury, you are invited to a reception at the Church on Friday 16th April 2010 at 6pm.

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Easter fun in the Ironbridge Gorge

1st March 2010

Have a go at Egg dancing, Hunt the chick and make 'flapping birds', easter themed tile and china painting. Make a weekend of it and stay in one of Shropshire's exclusive hotels at a special discounted rate.

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Shropshire attraction and event shortlisted in national awards

23rd February 2010

Blists Hill Victorian Town at Ironbridge and Festival at the Edge make shortlist in Enjoy England Awards for Excellence 2010

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James May Greets Visitors at RAF Cosford

15th February 2010

Visitors to the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford will be in for an extra treat this half term when they are greeted by a life size model of James May from Top Gear. The model of James as a pilot is now on display in the Museum’s Visitor Centre with easy access for photos.

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Sir Richard Branson narrates February podcast for Royal Air Force Museum

8th February 2010

The Royal Air Force Museum is delighted to announce that as part of its monthly podcast series aviation entrepreneur and the founder of the Virgin Group Sir Richard Branson has generously given his time to narrate this month’s podcast “Bader: Fighter Pilot”.

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Wrexham & Shropshire Trains: Highest Passenger Satisfaction in History

5th February 2010

Passenger Focus, the independent rail watchdog, confirms that Wrexham & Shropshire has secured the highest satisfaction rating ever recorded in the National Passenger Survey. Wrexham & Shropshire, which runs trains out of London Marylebone, scored 98% for overall customer satisfaction. The company also scored record breaking 98% ratings for both staff service and punctuality.

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Michael Palin Praises Shrewsbury and the Wrexham & Shropshire Railway line

20th January 2010

Intrepid adventurer sings the praises of Shrewsbury's direct rail link to London

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Business Holds Recipe to a Healthy 2010

19th January 2010

Shropshire’s premier cookery school is celebrating a prosperous start to the New Year, just two months after its official opening.

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Darwin Treasure Hunt - Enjoy The Fun of Collecting

14th December 2009

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery is inviting families to come and take part in a free treasure hunt around the galleries of Rowley’s House and as part of the 200th anniversary celebrations of the birth of Charles Darwin, all children taking part will receive a prize for successfully completing the puzzle.

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Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

  • Feb


    LEGO: Brick History

    Brick History takes you on a journey through pivotal moments in world history, modelled in LEGO® bricks. This is...

  • Mar


    Pudding Club

    Join us in the Battlefield cafe and enjoy a light deli starter before moving onto the main event… the puddings!...

  • Mar


    Shrewsbury Flea Market

    SHREWSBURY FLEA is a fabulous mixture of Antiques and collectables, antique furniture, vintage clothing & fabrics,...

  • Mar


    Shrewsbury Steampunk Spectacular

    The event will focus around a Steampunk market at St Mary’s Church, but lots of exciting attractions will be...

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