Events in Shropshire

Below are just a few of the upcoming events in Shropshire, England.

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Spitfire 10K Run

3rd September 2017 - 3rd September 2017

This fantastic new event will be taking place at Cosford this September. Registration is now open and participants have the unique opportunity of running down the runway ar RAF Cosford. Participants are awarded a bespoke 2017 Spitfire 10K Medal.

Charity Open Day - 'Atonement' Ten Years On

3rd September 2017 - 3rd September 2017

A Charity Open Day at Stokesay Court, film location of 'Atonement' starring Keira Knightley, James McAvoy and Saoirse Ronan, released 10 years ago. Raising funds for Alzheimer's Research UK and Signal-building deaf friendly communities. Tour the grounds with their many 'Atonement' locations, view the Great Hall and 'Atonement' exhibition in the house and have tea and cake in the Dining Room. Admission £10 per person, accompanied under 16s free, advance bookings only. 'Atonement' house tours £6, limited places. For more information and bookings please visit the website.

"Free From" Cookery Course

7th September 2017 - 7th September 2017

Join Milly Rees for the Free From Gluten and Dairy Cookery Courses, back by popular demand! Using alternative ingredients, you will create delicious breakfasts, lunches, suppers and snacks that everyone can enjoy, whatever their diet- all gluten and dairy free. Take away all of the easy to follow recipes, feeling inspired to give them a go and share your skills at home. All dishes are also vegetarian so are perfect for if you want to cut down on the meat in your diet.

Heritage Open Day

7th September 2017 - 9th September 2017

As part of the popular nationwide Heritage Open Days celebration, St Mary’s Church in the centre of Shrewsbury will throw open its doors from Thursday 7th to Saturday 9th September for special tours and talks. St Mary’s is the most complete medieval church in Shrewsbury, with world-famous stained glass. It is cared for by The Churches Conservation Trust – the national charity protecting historic churches at risk. Please visit the website for more information.  

Ludlow Food & Drink Festival

8th September 2017 - 10th September 2017

Featuring over 180 local producers and showcasing local food and drink. Britain's best food and drink festival.

Secret Severn Art Trail

8th September 2017 - 17th September 2017

Maws Craft Centre is one of the venues. Follow the Art Trail through the stunning Ironbridge Gorge to uncover hidden venues hosting talented painters, printers, potters and sculptors, photographers, textile artists, glass and jewellery makers, all ready to share their secrets. Be inspired by exhibitions, get creative in a workshop or take part in exciting interactive events! For more information or to book an activity please visit the website:  

Shropshire Ride and Stride

9th September 2017 - 9th September 2017

Visit unique historic buildings, see beautiful countryside, get some exercise and have fun with the family! Ride+Stride is a sponsored bike ride or walk in which people all over England walk or cycle between churches, exploring and enjoying the countryside. The money they raise helps to save historic churches, chapels and meeting houses for future generations by helping to fund urgent repairs and occasionally the installation of modern facilities.

Proms and Prosseco in the Park

9th September 2017 - 9th September 2017

Timed to coincide with the Last Night of the Proms, the event features Soprano, Emily Haig, who recently performed the National Anthem at the 2017 FA Cup Final. Supporting Emily Haig are a variety of soloists and musicians including the Prima Wind Quintet from Manchester’s Royal Northern College of Music, a string quartet from the Camerata of London and a wind quintet from the Amadeus Orchestra, the world’s foremost training orchestra. Proms and Prosecco in the Park runs from 2- 9pm with live music from 4pm with an array of food stalls, street food and retailers as well as bars featuring Gin, Prosecco and Craft Beers. Spectators are encouraged to bring a picnic blanket and hamper, or even a table, chairs and candelabra to settle in for an afternoon of inspiring music and fabulous food, all in stunning parkland which becomes magical at nightfall. 

The Guildhall Open Day

9th September 2017 - 9th September 2017

Newport Town Council is to open its doors in the Historic Guildhall, High Street Newport, for guided tours, and a programme of activities’ for one day: Saturday 9th September 2017 from 10.00 am until 3.00 pm with support from the History Society who will provide information and facts on the unique architecture. The directory is live and can be viewed on the website.  

Amulet Antique Fair

9th September 2017 - 10th September 2017

Antique, collectors and vintage fair at Oswestry Showground, hundreds of stalls inside and outside, something for everyone.

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Flight simulation event heads to Cosford

Aviation fans can experience the virtual skies in Shropshire next month as the Flight Sim 2017 event heads to the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford for a fifth consecutive year. Taking place on Saturday 7 October, aviation enthusiasts will enjoy a day packed with all the latest flight simulation software and the chance to test out their virtual flying skills.

Date Posted: 21st September 2017