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Missing link between dinosaurs and birds explained at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

Dinosaurs have been enjoyed on the big screen recently, with hit film "Jurassic World" breaking box office records. Now, on Saturday 18 July 2015, Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery is to open a new exhibition "Archaeopteryx - the missing link between dinosaurs and birds", exploring how some of these powerful creatures evolved.

Date Posted: 6th July 2015


Road Closures for Shrewsbury Half Marathon 21st June 2015

There will be road closures in and around Shrewsbury on June 21st for this years Shrewsbury Half Marathon

Date Posted: 19th June 2015


Flypasts honour Armed Forces Day guests

On Saturday 27 June, events across the country will celebrate the contributions made by Her Majesty's Armed Forces. The annual Armed Forces Day is an opportunity to reflect and pay tribute to our heroes past and present, including current serving personnel, service families, veterans and cadets.

Date Posted: 19th June 2015


Looking for Father's Day Fun?

Captain Geoffrey’s Discovery Day at Dudmaston Sunday 21 June 11:00am – 5:30pm

Date Posted: 15th June 2015


Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre celebrates National Bike Week at Family Fun Day on Sunday 14th June

The award winning Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre hosts a family fun day this Sunday 14th June. There will be a bouncy castle, family fun games such as egg and spoon races, sack races, face painting, smoothie making and children will get the chance to make their very own dream catcher. Shropshire Fire and Rescue will also be on hand to show children the fire engine and offer fire safety advice and the volunteers who run the community garden will be doing a number of demonstrations on how to grow your own produce and get the best out of your veg patch.

Date Posted: 11th June 2015


Masterchef at the Hundred House

Sunday 14th June

Date Posted: 10th June 2015


War Walks on the Home Front at Acton Scott Farm on 27 June

As part of the Acton Scott Working Farm Museum World War I memorial weekend, ace raconteur, Keith Pybus, will lead a guided walk on Saturday 27 June 2015 at 11am-1.30pm which tells the desperate struggles in this country and in Germany to feed both the armies and the civilian populations.

Date Posted: 4th June 2015


First Fashion Week at Blists Hill Victorian Town; 4th - 9th August

Find out more about late 19th century dress at Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge between Tuesday 4th and Sunday 9th August when the townsfolk are hosting their first ever Fashion Week.

Date Posted: 3rd June 2015


Remembering World War I through art at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

This year, 2015, marks the 101st anniversary of the outbreak of World War I. Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery is hosting an exhibition with work by contemporary art group re:collect and an artist in residence.

Date Posted: 1st June 2015


Ludlow Food Centre Cheeses Win Silver Medals at British Cheese Awards

Ludlow Food Centre is celebrating after their cheesemakers received four silver awards at this year's British Cheese Awards, which took place at the Royal Bath and West Show on 26th May.

Date Posted: 1st June 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