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Blists Hill to featured on BBC on Christmas Day

A programme filmed at a Shropshire museum will air on Christmas Day.

Date Posted: 14th December 2016


Greg Davies to host first-ever Shrewsbury comedy festival

Comedian and actor Greg Davies is to appear at the first ever Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival.

Date Posted: 13th December 2016


Fishmore Hall launches new SPAshell™

Fishmore Hall has announced the official opening of their new rural spa, SPAshell™, nestled in the gardens of the hotel and overlooking the rolling Shropshire countryside and the Clee Hills.

Date Posted: 2nd November 2016


New aircraft arrivals heading to Cosford

The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford will be welcoming a collection of new aircraft to the site later this year as it prepares to celebrate and commemorate the centenary of the Royal Air Force in 2018. New arrivals will include a Wolverhampton built Boulton Paul Defiant Mk 1, the last surviving example of its kind, plus a rare Messerschmitt BF109G-2.

Date Posted: 5th October 2016


Old Downton Lodge - 5 Course Wine Dinner in Association with Tanners Wines

5 Course Wine Dinner in Association with Tanners Wines

Date Posted: 19th September 2016


Roald Dahl and his RAF journey to literacy stardom

One of Britain’s most iconic writers, Roald Dahl will be the focus of a talk taking place at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford next month. Celebrating the 100th birthday of Roald Dahl, the talk entitled ‘Roald Dahl’s War’ will delve into his life before he became an iconic writer, including his career in the RAF. Presented by historian Graham Laurie, the talk will take place at 2pm on Saturday 10 September 2016.

Date Posted: 26th August 2016


Tanners launches ‘Tastebud Challenge’

Independent Shrewsbury wine merchant, Tanners, is launching a competition to find the region’s best wine taster.

Date Posted: 22nd August 2016


Museum evening event is plane marvellous!

The doors to military aircraft spanning a history of more than eight decades will be opened up to visitors at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford next month during a special two night event.

Date Posted: 19th August 2016


Shrewsbury - The 8th Happiest Place to Live in the UK!

Our county town has recently been voted the 8th ‘Happiest Place to Live in the UK’ from more than 200 towns and cities throughout the country. A range of factors were taken into consideration for the vote, including community spirit, access to sports and arts facilities, and opportunities for residents to better themselves.

Date Posted: 17th August 2016


Ironbridge earns its place on the ‘Locate that Landmark’ Map

The world’s first cast-iron bridge puts the town that bears its name on the map yet again. The World Heritage Site - Ironbridge joins many famous landmarks in the UK, in the new 2016 game Locate that Landmark.

Date Posted: 16th August 2016


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Food Centre triumphs as Britain's best artisan products announced in the Great British Food Awards 2017

Nathan Outlaw, Valentine Warner, John Torode, Michel Roux Jr, along with other celebrated chefs, food personalities and critics, have revealed their British food favourites in the Great British Food Awards, the benchmark of excellence for artisan food grown and crafted in the UK.

Date Posted: 14th September 2017