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Severn Valley Railway cancels Step Back to the 1940s event

The Severn Valley Railway has cancelled its two 1940s-themed weekends later this year, in the light of the conflict taking place in Ukraine. Severn Valley Railway chairman Mike Ball said: “Like everyone in the country, we have been horrified and saddened at the atrocities that are taking place in Ukraine as the result of Russia’s […]

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Cambrian Railway set to reopen after 50 Years

A disused North Shropshire railway line, abandoned and unloved for 50 years, has been restored by enthusiasts and will reopen to passengers once again from April 2nd.   Volunteers from Cambrian Heritage Railways (CHR) have been hard at work to extend the railway from Oswestry to Weston Wharf, since plans were first announced in 2016.  The […]

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Niche patisserie are very excited to announce “The Bake Off “team are in the building together!

Have we got news for you we are so very excited to announce “The Bake Off “team are in the Niche building together! Sam Widnall has joined us in the last few weeks to work alongside Adam and the pastry team. Sam was Adam’s assistant when they appeared on our television screens back in 2019 “Bake […]

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Shropshire resort’s activity instructors preparing for a busy 2022

An award-winning Shropshire leisure resort is expecting another surge in interest in activities at its adventure centre following the UK staycation boom last year. The team of activity instructors at the multi-million pound Love2Stay resort in Shrewsbury have been honing their bushcraft skills in readiness for a busy year ahead. Activities manager Cassie Miles and […]

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This week, Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings will feature in an episode of BBC One’s Antiques Road Trip.

Last October, site owners Historic England welcomed the show’s film crew and presenter, Raj Bisram, to site. They spent the day with Nick Hill, who was interviewed for the programme. Viewers will get to hear all about the fascinating story of the world’s first iron-framed building during a short segment in the antique-hunting programme.  Nick […]

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Camp Bestival Shropshire Announce Line-Up!

Headliners for the first-ever Camp Bestival Shropshire include Fatboy Slim, Rag’n’Bone Man and Becky Hill A stellar sister show to the UK’s favourite family festival is coming to Weston Park* in August with an incredible line-up to match, featuring headliners Fatboy Slim, Rag’n’Bone Man and Becky Hill. From Cosmic Kids Yoga and Horrible Histories: Terrible […]

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Staffordshire chefs join forces for charity dinner

Docket No.33, in Whitchurch, Shropshire, will be hosting a charity dinner on Tuesday 14th and Wednesday 15th December to raise proceeds for Hospitality Action. Chef Patron of Docket No.33 and Great British Menu central region champion, Stuart Collins is joining forces with Staffordshire Chef, Matt Davies to host a charity dinner at Docket No.33 in […]

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Ludlow Brewery Launch Christmas Tours!

Fancy a festive brewery tour? ‘Tis the season for sampling beer! 🎅 🍺 Ludlow Brewery have availability for brewery tours before, and during the Christmas period. The tour takes you on a journey from the start of Ludlow Brewery’s story to the present day in our unique restored railway shed taproom; as well as showing […]

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Over 50 Lunch-hour Concerts for 2022! … at Shrewsbury’s Civic Church

St Chad’s iconic lunch-hour concert series is up and running again! Audiences are back to pre-Covid levels, lunches are on offer after concerts, and there is a sparkling line-up of musicians ready to perform in this Grade I listed building. Concerts last 40 minutes and concert-goers can park from noon to 2.00pm free of charge […]

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Welcome return for international artists at Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2022

Musical legend Judy Collins and other international stars are back on the bill for Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2022 after a two-year hiatus forced by the covid pandemic.  The festival has secured much of its original 2020 line-up of overseas artists for next year including the American folk singer songwriter (USA), Galician piper Carlos Núñez (Spain), Juno award winners Blackie and the […]

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Old Hand & Diamond combines a stay with a Morgan Driving Experience

A Welsh border hospitality business is offering holiday breaks with a difference for British classic car enthusiasts. Ian Morris, owner of the Old Hand & Diamond Inn at Coedway, on the Wales-England border between Welshpool and Shrewsbury, introduces guests to the Morgan Driving Experience. Guests are able to combine a one or two night bed […]

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Shropshire Distillery Launch Christmas Gin Parties!

The Shropshire Distillery has launched a Christmas party offering where guests can make their own gin as well as drink it.   The award-winning distillery launched a gin school at their base in Ellesmere earlier this year. Husband and wife team, Gareth and Emma Glynn, are now offering the gin school experience to anyone looking […]

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