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Organisers are gearing up for this weekend's big biker event

This weekend, thousands of bikers will gather in the Midlands for one of the biggest biking events in the country. Taking place on Sunday 26 April the Bike4Life Ride Out and Festival has attracted riders from across the UK as far as Aberdeen and even some international riders from the likes of Frankfurt and Illinois in the USA, all signed up to be part of the day.

Date Posted: 24th April 2015


Last chance to visit 'Secret Egypt' at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

Shropshire's first Egyptology exhibition in more than 170 years closes this Sunday (26 April 2015), after attracting more than 11,000 visitors and a great deal of praise since it opened in January.

Date Posted: 23rd April 2015


Bike4Life Festival line up announced

Bike4Life organisers have announced an exciting line-up for this year's Festival taking place on Sunday 26 April. The much-loved event held at RAF Museum Cosford returns for its 5th year at the end of this month, raising money for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity (MAAC).

Date Posted: 8th April 2015


Spring escapes and Easter Weekend breaks at Fishmore Hall

Fishmore Hall, in the foodie hotspot of Ludlow, Shropshire, is offering guests the chance to shake off the last of winter with their 50% off room rates until the end of April 2015.

Date Posted: 31st March 2015


Shrewsbury tops table of UK's 'Healthiest High Streets'

A league table of the "healthiest" and "unhealthiest" high streets in Britain has named Shrewsbury as having the "healthiest" High Street in the UK.

Date Posted: 26th March 2015


Star of BBC's Poldark To Visit Church Stretton As New Style Of Art Studio Opens

Star of BBC's Poldark and The Royal Robert Daws has been announced as the official opener for a brand new working art studio in Church Stretton called "The Old Stables Art Studio".

Date Posted: 24th March 2015


Whole host of Easter fun at The SVR

Exciting exhibitions, colourful competitions and thrilling steam train journeys - the Severn Valley Railway is well and truly on track for a fun-packed Easter.

Date Posted: 18th March 2015


Ludlow Food Centre named Midland's Best Food Retailer

A Shropshire food producer and retailer has won a prestigious regional award. 2015 is the second year that William Reed Business Media have run The Farm Shop & Deli Awards and yesterday it announced the regional winners in this year's awards. Shropshire's Ludlow Food Centre picked up the title of Midland's Best Food Retailer.

Date Posted: 18th March 2015


Shropshire to promote its links with Lord Hill and the 200th anniversary of The Battle of Waterloo

Some of Shropshire's top visitor attractions are joining forces with Shropshire Council to highlight the county's links with The Battle of Waterloo. Together, they aim to encourage visitors and local residents to explore places associated with General Lord Hill, one of the Duke of Wellington's most trusted generals at the Battle.

Date Posted: 18th March 2015


Eye spy Easter fun for eagle eyed youngsters

With the Easter break only week's away, organisers at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford are busy preparing for two whole weeks of family entertainment. With a First World War themed 'Spot the Slang' trail and glider craft activities to choose from, children of all ages are sure to have fun.

Date Posted: 18th March 2015


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Shrewsbury Market Hall to become regular Saturday night food and drink venue

Shrewsbury Market Hall is to become a regular Saturday night food and drink venue following the big success of two recent late evening openings that attracted large crowds.

Date Posted: 25th July 2017