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FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA VICTORIAN STYLE AT BLISTS HILL

Blists Hill Victorian Town in the Ironbridge Gorge, Shropshire will open its doors on the evening of Saturday, 5th November for a spectacular fireworks extravaganza.

Date Posted: 31st August 2011


GHOSTS & GHOULS RETURN TO BLISTS HILL VICTORIAN TOWN!

Creepy crawlies, ghosts, ghouls and a spooky atmosphere will await you at the Ghostly Gaslight Halloween event at Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge, Shropshire on the evening of Saturday, 29th October.

Date Posted: 31st August 2011


THE INTERNATIONAL GARDEN PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR EXHIBITION TRAVELS TO IRONBRIDGE!

The fourth International Garden Photographer of the Year exhibition is to be exhibited at the Ironbridge Gorge Museum, Shropshire, from 18th July to 1st September 2012.

Date Posted: 31st August 2011


SVR opens its ‘inner sanctum’ for ‘Peep behind the Scenes’ weekend

THE SEVERN Valley Railway’s engine and carriage sheds, engineering workshops and signalboxes, and many other strategically important installations normally ‘out of bounds’ to the public, will be opened up to visitors this coming Saturday and Sunday (September 3rd & 4th), when the steam heritage line stages a ‘Peep behind the Scenes’ weekend, for only the second time.

Date Posted: 31st August 2011


Hawkstone youngster completes quick turnaround to lift Lee Westwood trophy

A young Shropshire golfer was in and out in no-time as he won the Lee Westwood Trophy just days after representing his country in Europe.

Date Posted: 31st August 2011


Spectacular Eagle Swoops Down on Caravan Dealership

Shrewsbury caravan dealership Salop Leisure promised something spectacular to replace an impressive Welsh dragon sculpture at its Emstrey headquarters …….. now the company has unveiled a giant eagle.

Date Posted: 26th August 2011


‘Furnaceman’s Dream’ A Play inspired by Shakespeare and Ironbridge Heritage

A local drama group is staging an unusual play which combines Shakespeare with musical theatre and takes its inspiration from the Ironbridge Gorge’s industrial heritage. Furnaceman’s Dream is being presented by the Telford and District Light Operatic Players (Tadlop) in the Engine Shop at Enginuity, Coalbrookdale on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th November, near the site of the Old Furnace used by Abraham Darby.

Date Posted: 26th August 2011


Museum commemorates Battle of Britain with family weekend

The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford will be commemorating the Battle of Britain, considered the most important event in Royal Air Force history, with a family weekend of events and activities for the whole family to enjoy, including a flypast on Saturday from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Spitfire (weather permitting).

Date Posted: 24th August 2011


THE THRILL OF THE RACE AT LOCAL GO-KART RALLY

Thrill-seekers in Shropshire can have their fill this weekend when the regional heat of a Go-Kart Rally tournament comes to Telford.Competitors will battle it out at the heat on Sunday 28 August at The Edge Adventure Activities in Much Wenlock as part of Go Kart Rally, in association with Screwfix, Peugeot and power tool brand Evolution, and people in Shropshire are invited to come on down and experience the race day which begins at 10.30.

Date Posted: 24th August 2011


Museum hosts exclusive Gala Ball

An exclusive charity Gala Ball will be held at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford on Saturday 8th October 2011. Organised in partnership by the RAF Benevolent Fund and the RAF Museum with support from RAF Cosford, the evening will start with a champagne reception under the wings of the mighty Vulcan and other aircraft within the National Cold War Exhibition.

Date Posted: 24th August 2011