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Travel and transport themed workshops at Enginuity Summer school holidays 23rd July – 4th September

British designers and engineers have long been the envy of the world – setting trends, uncovering exciting discoveries and developing awe-inspiring innovations. The first steam engine and railway locomotive, the world’s largest steam-powered ship and the electric car all are great British inventions.

Date Posted: 11th August 2016

STOKESAY FLOWER FESTIVAL 27, 28 and 29th.August 2016

This year the theme for Stokesay’s Flower Festival is “Children’s Bible Stories. Our talented arrangers will be illustrating some very diverse subjects from the Old Testament including “Jonah and the Whale” and “Daniel in the Lion’s Den”. Our New Testament stories will range from the Nativity of Jesus to the Crucifixion and Resurrection.

Date Posted: 11th August 2016

Full Steam Ahead at Blists Hill Victoria Town 20th and 21st August

Discover how the Victorians harnessed steam to power their engines and other machines over the weekend of 20th and 21st August, when Blists Hill Victorian Town will be ‘In Steam’. The outdoor museum in Shropshire’s Ironbridge Gorge will be host to an eclectic collection of steam powered machines, all of which will be in their full working splendour.

Date Posted: 5th August 2016

Exploring Severn Valley Country Park on 2 wheels

Rangers at Severn Valley Country Park are asking visitors to ‘Get on yer bike!’ Shropshire Council is working with the team at Wolverley Bike Hire to enable visitors to explore the park on 2 wheels.

Date Posted: 5th August 2016

Jurassic Hike – Summit of Snowdon

Four heroic teams are taking part in an incredible undertaking in aid of a local charity. In an event organised by Oswestry Cambrian Rotary Club and The British Ironwork Centre, with brave supporters from Fusion Arts, Elite Fitness and Oswestry Cross Fit will be taking on a tough four hour hike to the summit of Mount Snowdon, but this is no regular mountain trek.

Date Posted: 5th August 2016

Green Flag is flying high at Severn Valley Country Park

Severn Valley Country Park, managed by Shropshire Council, has maintained its place amongst the top parks in the UK for a record-breaking 13th consecutive year.

Date Posted: 3rd August 2016

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre hosts Brambly Hedge Exhibition

The Brambly Hedge exhibition will be setting up home over the summer holidays at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre from Saturday 6th August.

Date Posted: 3rd August 2016

It’s a five star line-up at the Shop of the Year

Ludlow Food Centre collects multiple awards at Great Taste 2016

Date Posted: 1st August 2016

New summer ‘Digital Days’ workshops for children at Enginuity Ironbridge Gorge Museums 1st – 18th August

A new series of ‘Digital Days’ teacher-led summer workshops for children aged 6 - 15 years is being hosted by Enginuity, the Ironbridge Gorge Museums’ design and technology discovery centre at Coalbrookdale, between 1st and 18th August. Previous experience is not essential for any of the sessions.

Date Posted: 29th July 2016

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – come ‘Rain or Shine’

Professional theatre company Rain or Shine, hailed by ‘The Stage’ as “one of the best companies touring open air theatre" are set to delight family audiences in Shropshire this Summer with their production of Shakespeare’s magical and hilarious comedy masterpiece A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Date Posted: 29th July 2016