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Shropshire Hamper Company Announces Take Over

The Shropshire Hamper Company has announced it is being taken over by fellow Shropshire business, The Host’s Pantry.   The Shropshire Hamper Company was launched by the owners of Shropshire Festivals, Beth and Sid Heath, in September 2020 to diversify during the pandemic. The business bought from local food and drink companies that were unable […]

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3 nights for the price of 2 at The Summer House!

There is simply no better time to stay at The Summer House than when the Shropshire hills are in their full autumnal glory, with warming red, gold and orange tones surrounding the panoramic views of your stay. It’s time to escape to the outdoors for brisk walks with the sound of the crunch of autumn […]

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Customers Flock to Farm Shop for Homegrown Delights

The Oteley Estate has seen a rise in demand for its homegrown produce. Ellesmere’s 2,000-acre farm is home to Beef Shorthorn and Highland cattle, a flock of sheep, and some pigs.   In response to the rise in demand, owners Clare and Ian Mainwaring have extended the opening hours of their farm shop and café […]

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Santa Specials and Mince Pie Specials on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway

Celebrate the festive season with a magical journey through beautiful Mid-Wales to meet the family’s favourite Christmas cheer bringer, Santa Claus! Arrive at Llanfair Caereinion, board the heated carriages hauled by an historic steam engine to be transported through a wintery landscape. The journey lasts approximately 50 minutes, during which time you will meet Santa […]

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A CHRISTMAS MARKET WITH A DIFFERENCE

Back for its 3rd year, Shrewsbury Prison Christmas Market will be running over 2 days – Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th December. Once again its completely free to enter, register your FREE tickets. A TRADITIONAL STYLE MARKET Full of festive atmosphere, showcasing many different gifts, crafts, clothing, games, toys, and street food suppliers, but with […]

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Wellington Town Council supports local traders with bike purchase

Wellington Town Council has celebrated the first anniversary of the Wellington Cycle Delivery Scheme by purchasing a new e-cargo bike. The pilot scheme, which is run by 12 volunteers, was launched in September 2022 with the help of a loaned e-cargo bike from Shropshire Cycle Hub. The loan bike is now required back by its […]

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New Initiatives in Church Stretton

Church Stretton is renowned for its splendid scenery in the heart of the Shropshire Hills. Such is the commitment of its residents to conserving this unique setting that last autumn they raised £400,000 in just ten days to enable the Middle Marches Community Land Trust to acquire a sixteen acre site to extend an existing […]

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Jubilee Tower Tours Launched at Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings

Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings are pleased to announce a new guided tour – the chance to climb to the viewing gallery at the top of the Jubilee Tower. This opportunity is one of the most exciting developments in the restoration project, offering fantastic views of Shrewsbury and the surrounding countryside beyond from the eighth storey.   […]

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Get tickets to BeWILDerwood Cheshire’s Halloween event & get 50% off daytime tickets this October half term!

BeWILDerwood Cheshire’s Glorious Glowing Lantern Parade is coming back to the woods this October and tickets are now on sale. At only £12.50 per person, here’s everything you need to know about the event – plus a very exciting offer for everyone attending! Simply purchase tickets to BeWILDerwood’s Glorious Glowing Lantern Parade and receive a […]

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Severn Valley Railway – Halloween trains

Tickets please – for the fright of your life! For those who are feeling brave at Halloween, a thrilling ride awaits, on board the Severn Valley Railway’s Ghost Train services on Saturday 28, Monday 30 and Tuesday 31 October. Definitely not for the faint-hearted, the adventure begins at a Halloween-themed Kidderminster station, before you make […]

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Country Music Play Takes Centre Stage in Shropshire

Arts Alive has secured a return of the popular show ‘Mountain Music’ to venues in Wem, Whitchurch and Bishops Castle this October.   ‘Mountain Music’ is an acclaimed production currently on its second UK tour. The play takes its audience on a journey of musical migration to the birth of what’s now called Country Music. […]

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Journey Back to the Roots of Rock ‘n’ Roll

‘An Evening with The 309s’ comes to Shropshire Arts Alive is bringing 40s and 50s American dance music to South Shropshire this September. Tickets are now on sale for ‘An Evening with The 309s’ on September 30th in Chapel Lawn, featuring their mix of swing jazz, jump blues, jive, and rockabilly. The West Yorkshire 5 […]

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Misty sunrise over Clun Castle 🏰 ☀️

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