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Children go FREE at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

21st August 2017


Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery are delighted to be offering FREE entry for children from Saturday 26 August 2017 until Friday 1 September 2017.

Chocks away for 'First World War in the Air' exhibition at Cosford

16th January 2015


The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford has officially unveiled a brand new exhibition area celebrating the achievements of Britain's air services, the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) and Royal Naval Air Service along with the contributions made by the West Midlands in the race for the sky during the First World War.

Christmas has come early at Cosford!

28th November 2016


It’s being to look a lot like Christmas at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, as the Shropshire attraction has received a rather large delivery in the form of three Second World War aircraft! The Boulton Paul Defiant Mk 1, the Gloster Gladiator 1 and the Westland Lysander III have all been safely transported by road from the museum’s London site and are currently being prepared for display at Cosford.

Church Stretton Tourism Group

17th July 2012


Have launched an important new marketing scheme…..this is what they say about it… …Would you like to quickly and easily share information with your guests about things they can do during their visit to Shropshire? You can now do this in partnership with Church Stretton. We are trialing a completely FREE email service which we hope you will sign up to receiving. We won’t bombard you...we plan to send a maximum of 6 per year if that.

Church Stretton Tourism Group

18th July 2012


Have launched an important new marketing scheme targeting accommodation owners in Shropshire making it easy for them to inspire their guests to have a great day out in the Shropshire Hills..this is what they say about it...


Civic Trust Awards honour the redevelopment of Shrewsbury's Music Hall

31st March 2015


The quality of the transformation of Shrewsbury's Music Hall and 13th century Vaughan's Mansion into the new Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery has been recognised with an award.

Classic car day is back again

25th June 2018


A farm shop near Bridgnorth is holding its seventh annual classic motor day on Sunday July 15th. All classic & vintage cars & motorbikes are invited to be on display at Apley Farm Shop, with prizes awarded at 2pm. It’s a free event – free for cars to register & free for anyone to come & admire them.

Clun Green Man Festival 1st & 2nd May 2016

22nd April 2016


A modern take on an ancient tradition

Companies prepare for Shrewsbury charity raft race challenge

4th June 2014


Thirteen teams of 'pirates' are set to put their sailing skills to the test in the Morris Lubricants Raft Race for charity on the River Severn from Bicton to Porthill Bridge in Shrewsbury on Sunday, June 8.

Congratulations to Severn Valley Railway

12th July 2012


The 16-mile Kidderminster-to-Bridgnorth steam heritage line which attracts up to a quarter of a million visitors each year has been awarded the Bronze award in the 'Tourism Experience of the Year' category at the 2012 Visit England Awards.


Congratulations to all Shropshire Star Spotlight award-winners!

11th November 2014


Finalists in the Shropshire Star Spotlight Awards gathered at The Buttermarket in Shrewsbury last night (10th November 2014) to hear the results of readers’ votes to crown well deserved winners from a range of categories including best family day out, posh nosh, and pub grub.

Cosford Food Festival - It's plane delicious!

21st July 2015


Preparations are well underway at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford for the annual Cosford Food Festival which takes place this weekend. Held in the Museum’s spacious grounds, a bustling food market will showcase some of the region’s finest artisan produce, tastiest treats and best cooked dishes.

Cosford Serves Up Another Tasty Festival

6th May 2016


A tasty line-up of over 80 local producers has been announced for this year’s Cosford Food Festival, which promises to serve up the very best food and drink the Midland’s has to offer. Popular favorites on the food festival scene as well as brand new local producers are all on board for this year’s festival, which takes place on 23-24 July.

Cosford kick starts the summer

8th August 2014


Summer has officially started at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford with a brand new range of interactive 'August Activities' for families to enjoy throughout the school break.

Cosford serves up another tasty festival

6th April 2017


A tasty line-up of over 90 local producers has been announced for this year’s Cosford Food Festival, which promises to serve up the very best food and drink the Midland’s has to offer. Popular favorites on the food festival scene as well as brand new local producers are all on board for this year’s festival, which takes place on 22-23 July 2017.

Cosford to hold Centenary Charity Ball

10th July 2014


A glittering Centenary Charity Ball will be held at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford on Saturday 30 August to commemorate the First World War and raise much needed funds for the RAF Benevolent Fund and the RAF Museum.

Cosford turn back the clocks for 1940’s Dance

20th July 2012


The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford will be turning back the clocks 70 years this October as they hold their annual 1940’s Hangar Dance. Tickets for the popular event, taking place at the Museum on Saturday 13th October have now gone on sale. This annual event transports guests back to the era of Big Bands, Jive Bunnies and Jitter-buggers with a fun packed evening of entertainment.

Cosford’s Education Team receives national recognition

24th September 2012


The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, has for a second time, been awarded the Sandford Award for its education programme by the Heritage Education Trust. Staff at the Museum are delighted with the achievement which is awarded to properties and collections in recognition of the educational services and facilities they provide to visiting groups, enabling them to learn more about our common heritage.

Countdown begins for Cosford sci-fi weekend

8th May 2014


With just over a week to go until the Cosford Flights of Fantasy weekend, final preparations are now well underway.

County Training Support for Apprenticeships

30th August 2012


With £1500 grants to support the recruitment of Apprentices and a free recruitment service currently available, Jill Barcroft from County Training has been talking about the benefits of Apprenticeships: