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Ironbridge Gorge Museums to host the Ironbridge Lecture

The prestigious Ironbridge Lecture will once again be hosted by the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust on Tuesday, 6th December in the Engine Shop at Enginuity in Coalbrookdale. The annual lecture, held in partnership with the University of Birmingham, will be delivered by the University’s Professor of Community History and Director of the BirminghamLives project, Professor Carl Chinn MBE.

Date Posted: 18th November 2011


Shrewsbury’s festive season is set to start with a bang later this month as organisers plan a cracker of an event.

Date Posted: 14th November 2011

Christmas Shopping at the Ironbridge Gorge Museums

With shops packed with unusual gift ideas the Ironbridge Gorge Museums are the place to head in the run up to Christmas. To help you make a dent in your Christmas shopping list they are holding a series of free special shopping events.

Date Posted: 10th November 2011

AGA Christmas Cooking Demonstration Evening at the Ironbridge Gorge Museums Wednesday 23rd November

Join the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust for a fantastic evening where a feast of Christmas party food and other treats will be created before your very eyes in an iconic AGA range.

Date Posted: 10th November 2011

VIP Guests To View Wellingtons Progress

Cosford’s award winning conservation centre will be opening its doors to visitors for exclusive behind-the-scenes access to aircraft conservation work from Monday 14th to Saturday 19th November.

Date Posted: 9th November 2011

Children take over top jobs at the Ironbridge Gorge Museums!

On Friday, 11th November children and young people in Shropshire will be taking over the Ironbridge Gorge Museums for the day. The activities are being organised as part of Children’s Commissioner’s Takeover Day 2011, a national event led by the Children’s Commissioner for England which gives children and young people the chance to shadow jobs, get involved in decision-making and offer their opinions on key issues.

Date Posted: 9th November 2011

Ironbridge Gorge Museums welcomes news of London 2012 Torch Relay through World Heritage Site

The Trustees, staff & volunteers at the Ironbridge Gorge Museums were said to be ‘over the moon’ when they heard the news that the Olympic Flame will be visiting the World Heritage Site as part of next year’s Torch Relay.

Date Posted: 7th November 2011

Shropshire communities to welcome Olympic Flame

A total of 11 Shropshire communities will welcome the Olympic Flame next May (2012) as it makes its mammoth journey from Greece to the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Date Posted: 7th November 2011

Christmas Lunches at Dorothy Clive Garden

The Dorothy Clive Garden will be opening exclusively out of season for traditional Christmas lunches on Friday 16th, Saturday 17th, Sunday 18th and Monday 19th December 2011.

Date Posted: 4th November 2011

Hawkstone Park receives environmental award

A historic Shropshire tourist attraction has earned a silver award from a nationwide business tourism scheme for its commitment to protecting the planet.

Date Posted: 4th November 2011