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Dorothy Clive Garden hosts children's games throughout July and August

The Dorothy Clive Garden is hosting Garden Games for children, daily from now to Sunday 4th September 2011. This special fundraising event admits all children up to the age of 18 for free and accompanying adult visitors at the discounted entrance price of £3.00.

Date Posted: 29th July 2011

Calling all young detectives…we need your help!

If you’re currently searching for something to keep the younger members of the family entertained during the summer holidays, at a time when family budgets are being squeezed ever tighter, why not give them a day out at the Royal Air Force Museum, Cosford?

Date Posted: 29th July 2011

Nicholas Crane in Ludlow

Tune into BBC 2 at 9pm tonight (28th July 2011) to see the popular presenter Nicholas Crane in Ludlow, the first location in his new TV series 'Town'.

Date Posted: 28th July 2011

BBC to Re-run Victorian Pharmacy Filmed at Blists Hill

The fascinating Victorian Pharmacy series, mainly filmed at Blists Hill Victorian Town in the Ironbridge Gorge, is to be re-run by BBC 2 at 7pm every Monday over the summer. Now being broadcast in 30-minute slots, as opposed to the original hour, it takes a look at the dynamic world of the pharmacy from the beginning of Queen Victoria's reign in 1837 right through to her death in 1901.

Date Posted: 27th July 2011


A leading caravan dealership will be celebrating 25 years of sponsorship of Shrewsbury Flower Show next month.

Date Posted: 26th July 2011

Industry mogul Nick Paul leads Severn Valley Railway into new era

THE SEVERN Valley Railway has moved into a new phase in its evolution with the appointment of Nick Paul - one of the West Midlands’ leading industrialists of the last decade - as Chairman of its operating company, Severn Valley Railway (Holdings) plc.

Date Posted: 26th July 2011

Myths and Magic at Hawkstone Park

A fairy treasure hunt will take children on a magical tour around a top Shropshire tourist attraction to pick up clues to solve a mythical mystery.

Date Posted: 25th July 2011

Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Rum!

Come along to Blists Hill Victorian Town over the weekend of Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st July dressed as a pirate or your favourite character from Robert Louis Stevenson’s famous novel, Treasure Island. The open-air museum in Shropshire’s Ironbridge Gorge will be running a special literary themed event with actors recreating scenes from the popular maritime book of mutiny and buried treasure.

Date Posted: 25th July 2011

Severn Valley Railway clips 20% off fares for the school holidays!

The Severn Valley Railway is making a conscious and very deliberate overture to families and children during the schools summer holidays, by cutting its train fares by up to 20 per cent.

Date Posted: 22nd July 2011

‘Millennium Squadron Print’ exhibition goes on display

A unique collection of aviation prints will be on display at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford from Friday 29th July 2011. The ‘Millennium Squadron Print’ exhibition is a collection of aviation prints of UK Armed Forces Flying Units that were in existence at 12.01am on the 1st January 2000.

Date Posted: 22nd July 2011