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21st DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival: Celebrating Charles Darwin’s Enduring Legacy

· The 21st DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival celebrates Charles Darwin’s legacy in his birthplace, Shrewsbury, with a month-long programme throughout February · About forty events are scheduled, including guided tours, music, lectures, art exhibitions, and interactive activities · Music and talks: Extensive programme of music and talks highlighting Darwin’s life story, home and garden, impact on […]

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Join The Gruffalo for a birthday adventure at Haughmond Hill!

The Gruffalo celebrates its 25th birthday this year! To celebrate Forestry England have launched a brand new family activity trail at Haughmond Hill. Its been 25 years since the award-winning picture book was published, and so we invite you to join us in the deep dark woods for an adventure you won’t forget. Join in […]

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Seeing Stars this February Half Term at Ironbridge Valley of Invention

This February half term, from Saturday 10 to Sunday 18 February, the museums at Ironbridge Valley of Invention will be transporting visitors to outer space with cosmos-themed events and activities for the whole family. The story of the Industrial Revolution and the Ironbridge Gorge begins in space, where iron comes from. From handling meteorites to […]

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Oswestry 10K named in the best 10K races to enter in 2024

Read the full article here in Runner’s World The Oswestry 10k brings together an active community of people taking part in sporting events for reasons ranging from fitness, competition, charity, health, fun or to simply finish. The participants vary from nervous first-timers of all ages through to competitive runners. The Oswestry 10k will take place […]

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Love Oswestry 2024

Love Oswestry – Oswestry’s Winter Arts and Culture Festival – 10th to 18th February 2024 A winter celebration of Oswestry arts, culture and heritage Some key events not to miss: Lantern Making Workshops – Every saturday from 20th January – 17th January Designs in Mind host lantern making workshops at their shop in Cross Street […]

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Andy McKeown to host an evening of projection and recording at Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings

Celebrated light and sound artist Andy McKeown will be illuminating the historic Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings buildings on Friday 9th February. The evening will also be spent recording voices for Andy’s forthcoming work ‘Flaxmill Voices’. The project commemorates the thousands of workers who toiled here when it was a Flax Mill, at its height in the […]

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Oswestry Farm Attraction to Welcome Lambs this February

Every year, 16 million ewes give birth in the UK and at Park Hall Countryside Experience you have the chance to witness a lamb being born at their Lambing Live event. Park Hall will host the lambing event during the February half term, from February 10th – 18th. “At Lambing Live you can come and […]

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Guided walking tours in Shropshire with B&B | Mynd House

New for 2024, tailormade walking tours of the Shropshire Hills with an expert guide, plus bed and breakfast in one of Shropshire’s best B&Bs, Mynd House New for 2024, Mynd House B&B is offering inclusive, tailor-made walking holidays in the Shropshire Hills, with bed, breakfast and guided walking in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. […]

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Group Accommodation up to 15 People in Shropshire| Mynd House

Book Bed & Breakfast accommodation for your group of up to 15 adults; staying in en suite rooms with 2 pubs in walking distance. Exclusive use available. As an alternative to self-catering accommodation for groups staying in Shropshire, Mynd House is delighted to offer bed & breakfast for up to 15 guests. Whether you’re seeking […]

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Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings Announce Community Micro-Grants

The team at Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings have announced a Grant scheme to provide funding to community groups to access the historic site and learn about its heritage and importance. Running over the course of a year, they will be awarding a total of £20,000 worth of community micro-grants as part of their Activity Plan, which […]

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Shropshire Brewer and Distiller Launch Hopped Gin Collaboration

Ludlow Brewery has launched Triple Hop Ludlow Dry Gin as its first signature House Gin, in collaboration with Ludlow Distillery, home of award-winning Ludlow Dry Gin.   The partnership has seen Ludlow Distillery’s owner and head distiller Shaun Ward experiment in blending hops together with classic gin botanicals to produce a new and unique gin. […]

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All aboard for Santa Trains on the Severn Valley Railway

Starting this Saturday 25 November, the SVR’s hugely popular Santa Trains will be departing Kidderminster on a magical steam train journey to Arley. Each group has a private compartment or reserved table, and after arriving at Arley Station, passengers disembark to watch a fabulous new-for-2023 panto show. Mischievous elves Jingle and Jangle will be appearing […]

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Winter sunrise from the Wrekin ❤️ 

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Embark on a journey through Ludlow's enchanting streets on a sunny Saturday market day! 🌞✨ 

Witness the lively atmosphere as local traders bring colors and flavors to the scene. Explore quaint independent shops, bask in the aromatic charm of cafes, and savor culinary delights at local restaurants. 

Ludlow's picturesque streets are a canvas of culture waiting to be explored! 🛍️🍽️ 

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"🏰✨ Dive into the heart of Shrewsbury's Castle Quarter – the epicenter of history and grandeur! 🏰 Home to four of the town's largest historic treasures – Shrewsbury Castle, Library, Prison, and Train Station. 

Did you know Shrewsbury Castle's foundations were laid in 1083 by the 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, Roger de Montgomery? 
Montgomery, a cousin of William the Conqueror, earned this castle and more as a thank-you for his aid during the Norman conquest.

From royal stronghold to a 16th-century transformation, Shrewsbury Castle has quite the story. Now, it stands majestically, housing the Shropshire Regimental Museum. 👑🏰 Ready to step into the pages of history?

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