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UK Chilli Cook Off to take place at the Dorothy Clive Garden 3rd Annual Chilli Festival on Sunday 21st September 2014

The Dorothy Clive Garden 3rd Annual Chilli festival will host the first official Dorothy Clive Garden Chilli Cook-off in association with the UKCCA on Sunday 21st September 2014 from 10am to 2pm.

Date Posted: 21st January 2014


Local Food Centre wins Britains Best Food Hall award

A Shropshire food producer and retailer has won a prestigious national award. 2014 is the first year that William Reed Business Media have run The Farm Shop & Deli Awards and today it announced the twelve category winners in this year’s awards.The categories range from best butcher to best online food business with hundreds of businesses throughout the UK entering.

Date Posted: 20th January 2014


Spoon shortage threatens 12ft Gorilla Sculpture

The British Ironwork Centre in Oswestry Shropshire had been challenged to create a monstrous gorilla statue from old spoons, ready for their Open day on the 17th May 2014. The shortage of spoons is threatening the creation of the commission from Britain’s biggest mystifier Uri Geller.

Date Posted: 20th January 2014


CROWDS FLOCKED TO THE SEVERN VALLEY RAILWAY DURING 2013

More than 211,000 people visited the Severn Valley Railway (SVR) in 2013 to take advantage of all the historic railway has to offer. Last year’s passenger numbers exceeded the Railway’s forecast by over 6,000 passengers and show an increase of nearly 9,000 on 2012’s figures.

Date Posted: 20th January 2014


Shropshire County Hotels Competition Winner Praises Fishmore Hall Hotel in Ludlow

The lucky prize winner of Shropshire County Hotels Autumn 2013 competition has expressed her thanks and delight after staying at Fishmore Hall Hotel in Ludlow.

Date Posted: 17th January 2014


Watch Pancake Flipping at Blists Hill Victorian Town: Saturday 1st - Tuesday 4th March 2014

Watch the ladies of Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge as they take part in the annual pancake flipping contest held outside the Print Shop daily at 12 noon from Saturday, 1st March until Shrove Tuesday on the 4th.

Date Posted: 16th January 2014


Art Nouveau tile decorating workshops at Jackfield Tile Museum, Ironbridge: Half-term 15th and 17th – 22nd February 2014

Let your imagination run wild this half-term at informal, Art Nouveau themed tile decorating workshops at Jackfield Tile Museum in Shropshire’s Ironbridge Gorge.

Date Posted: 16th January 2014


Chinese Year of the Horse activities at Coalport China Museum

Oriental themed family workshops and activities celebrating the Chinese Year of the Horse are being staged at Coalport China Museum in Shropshire’s Ironbridge Gorge during the February school half-term.

Date Posted: 16th January 2014


Create pneumatic rockets and discover the fun of flying at Enginuity

Design and build a pneumatic rocket from craft materials and discover the fun of flying during the February half-term week at Enginuity, near Ironbridge, Shropshire.

Date Posted: 9th January 2014


Build a Brood a Home

Join us in celebrating National Nest Box Week on Sunday 16th February 2014 from 12noon to 4pm at the Dorothy Clive Garden for a fun packed event promoting ‘homes for feathered friends’.

Date Posted: 7th January 2014


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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