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Thousands of miniature models to be displayed at Cosford

After a busy February Half Term week at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, which has seen over 1,000 children take part in a model making activity, families with a new found interest in the hobby can explore it further at the Shropshire Scale Model Show, taking place on Sunday 12 April 2015. Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm. FREE entry.

Date Posted: 2nd March 2015


Tantalise your tastebuds at Shrewsbury Food Festival

Dates for you diary – 27th & 28th June 2015: Showcasing the great tastes of Shropshire and beyond, Shrewsbury Food Festival is prepping up for a third year of flavoursome fun. Featuring a hot food court, artisan bars and celebrity chef demonstrations organisers have found a recipe for success - early tickets are already selling like hot cakes.

Date Posted: 25th February 2015


Half Term activities at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

The award winning Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre will be open to welcome families all through the February half term!

Date Posted: 13th February 2015


'Hug a Hill' this Valentine's day in Shropshire

Organisers are encouraging people to sign up to give iconic Oswestry hillfort a 'heritage hug' this February 14th.

Date Posted: 13th February 2015


Half-term fun launches weekend running at the SVR

A jam-packed programme of half-term family fun launches the first weekend running schedule of 2015 at the Severn Valley Railway

Date Posted: 11th February 2015


Half term at Severn Valley Country Park

Staff at the Severn Valley Country Park near Alveley are currently preparing for February half term.

Date Posted: 6th February 2015


Shropshire businesses help Red Cross Great Summer Garden Event grow

Businesses in Shropshire are getting behind the British Red Cross' annual fundraiser, the Great Summer Gardening Event, donating vital funds to help ensure the event is bigger than ever before.

Date Posted: 5th February 2015


Home Sweet Home family workshops at Coalport China Museum

Join in the Easter family workshops at Coalport China Museum, near Ironbridge where you make your own Tea Light Holders, inspired by the beautiful and intricate china cottage models known as the Coalport Pastille Burners. The 'Home Sweet Home' hands-on sessions will be held 30th March - 3rd April and 6th - 10th April.

Date Posted: 5th February 2015


Chinese Year of the Goat activities at Coalport China Museum

Half-term Monday 16th – Friday 20th February: Oriental themed family workshops and activities celebrating the Chinese Year of the Goat are being staged at Coalport China Museum in Shropshire's Ironbridge Gorge during the February school half-term.

Date Posted: 5th February 2015


Open Cockpits Evening tickets go on sale

Tickets for the popular aviation enthusiasts' event 'Open Cockpits Evening' at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, are now on sale through the Museum's website. Just 300 tickets per evening will be available for this exclusive event, where a wide range of aircraft will be available for close viewing on the night: including transport aircraft, jet fighters and unique research airframes.

Date Posted: 5th February 2015


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75 years on – the story behind Hampden P1344’s final flight

The Handley Page Hampden Bomber P1344 (PL-K), currently undergoing conservation at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford will be subject of a lecture taking place on Tuesday 5 September 2017. The lecture will be presented by the Museum’s Conservation Centre Manager who has personal experience working to restore the aircraft and with former crew and family members. The evening lecture will include details of the dramatic story behind its final flight, which took place exactly 75 years earlier, plus a behind the scenes look at how the aircraft looks today!

Date Posted: 22nd August 2017