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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

VIP Unveils Comper Swift

The Royal Air Force Museum has today officially unveiled the Museum’s latest acquisition, the Comper Swift CLA.7 G-ACGL. The aircraft was unveiled to invited guests including relatives of the aircraft’s designer and of original owner in the Museum’s Hangar 1, where it is now on permanent display to the public.

Date Posted: 4th November 2011

Museum staff help construct charity pedal car

Staff at RAF Cosford, assisted by staff in the Michael Beetham Conservation Centre at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford have created a pedal car in the form of a World War Two Hurricane aircraft. The pedal car will be entered into a 24 hour charity cycle car race taking place in St Etienne de Chigny in the centre of France. A team of four from RAF Cosford will travel to France for the race in August 2012 hoping to raise money for RAF Charities whilst winning the best design for their pedal car.

Date Posted: 3rd November 2011

Tying the Knot Inside or Out?

Getting married outdoors has been the dream of many brides over the years but only now is it possible in the Ironbridge Gorge.

Date Posted: 3rd November 2011

British Sausage Week 2011

Ludlow is renowned for sausages and at the Ludlow Food Centre, John Brereton and his team of butchers, are making a different sausage every day for British Sausage Week.

Date Posted: 1st November 2011