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The Dorothy Clive Garden Extends Hours for Late Spring Opening

The Dorothy Clive Garden will be hosting six late evening openings commencing on Tuesday 24th May 2011.

Date Posted: 20th May 2011


Stunning Views, Fascinating Gardens and Home-Baked Cakes

Wentnor and Norbury Open Gardens,Sunday 29th May and Bank Holiday Monday 30th May, 2pm to 6pm

Date Posted: 19th May 2011


60th Anniversary of Valiant's First Flight

Wednesday 18th May 2011 will mark the 60th Anniversary of the first flight of the Vickers-Armstrongs Valiant. Part of the Royal Air Forces V-Bomber nuclear deterrent during the 1950’s and 1960’s, the Valiant was the first of the V-bombers to make it into the air, when prototype WB210 took to the skies on 18th May 1951.

Date Posted: 18th May 2011


Beatles tribute band opens at SVR ’60s revival spectacular

IT’S BEEN A Hard Day’s Night already for the organisers of Kidderminster’s ground-breaking three-day ‘Sounds of the ‘60s’ pop and nostalgia festival at the Severn Valley Railway – but though it seems they’ve been working Eight Days A Week, it’s all Come Together nicely, no further Help is needed - and they Feel Fine!

Date Posted: 17th May 2011


Welcome to Olympian Shropshire

Shropshire is turning back the clocks to 1864 when Shrewsbury will once again host the Shropshire Olympian Festival on 17th, 18th and 19th June in the Quarry Park with the biggest cultural festival Shropshire has ever seen.

Date Posted: 17th May 2011


Double win for Museum at Apprenticeship Awards

The Michael Beetham Conservation Centre at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford has for the second year in a row, been awarded the West Midlands Regional Winner of the ‘Small Employer of the Year Award’, at The Apprenticeship Awards 2011. It was a double win for the Museum as 2nd year Apprentice, Nathan Pugh was highly commended in the ‘Advanced Apprentice of the Year’ category.

Date Posted: 16th May 2011


Environment Weekend at Hawkstone Historic Park & Follies

Dig out your wellies and head to the Environment Weekend at The Follies in Shrewsbury for a fun, educational Whitsun Holiday activity.

Date Posted: 13th May 2011


Schools set to participate in local Olympics

Local school children from across the West Midlands will be taking part in the Olympics 2012 Inspire to Aim Higher event, hosted at the RAF Museum Cosford on Tuesday 17th May. This special event is a collaboration with Wednesfield High School, together with South Cheshire College and Kingswood Outdoor Education Centre. The event aims to promote participation, inclusion and competition, whilst highlighting the values of the Olympic and Paralympic movement.

Date Posted: 13th May 2011


Gliding Open Day

Sunday 22nd May 2011

Date Posted: 12th May 2011


Dudmaston open for National Garden Scheme Day

Dudmaston Hall are opening their gardens to visitors this Saturday (14th May) in conjunction with the National Garden Scheme. Being predominantly a spring garden visitors will have the opportunity to wander through the beautiful grounds where rhododendrons and azaleas are currently in full bloom.

Date Posted: 12th May 2011



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