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Shropshire to promote its links with Lord Hill and the 200th anniversary of The Battle of Waterloo

18th March 2015


Some of Shropshire's top visitor attractions are joining forces with Shropshire Council to highlight the county's links with The Battle of Waterloo. Together, they aim to encourage visitors and local residents to explore places associated with General Lord Hill, one of the Duke of Wellington's most trusted generals at the Battle.

Eye spy Easter fun for eagle eyed youngsters

18th March 2015


With the Easter break only week's away, organisers at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford are busy preparing for two whole weeks of family entertainment. With a First World War themed 'Spot the Slang' trail and glider craft activities to choose from, children of all ages are sure to have fun.

EASTER FUN FOR YOUNGSTERS AT FAMILY DAY

17th March 2015


Young visitors to a family day at the RAF Museum Cosford next week can take part in fun Easter activities organised by students at City of Wolverhampton College. Youngsters can make an Easter basket, play with chocolate scented play-doh, have their face painted as an Easter bunny, and dress up and pretend to be a pilot or member of airline cabin crew at the event on Wednesday 25 March.

Fishmore Hall appoints Andrew Birch as Head Chef

11th March 2015


Fishmore Hall is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Birch as Head Chef. Previously Senior Sous Chef of the 3AA Rosette and Michelin-starred Montague Arms in Hampshire, Birch joins Acorn Award winner and owner of the boutique hotel, Laura Penman, to re-launch Forelles restaurant for Spring 2015.

Castle View B&B's Award-Winning Marmalade

6th March 2015


Shropshire Tourism member Joyce Cook, owner of Castle View B&B in Stokesay near Craven Arms, is celebrating after winning Gold for her homemade Lemon & Ginger jelly and Bronze for her Seville marmalade at The 10th Annual World's Original Marmalade Awards and Festival.

Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust wins prestigious 2015 Hudson's Heritage Award

4th March 2015


Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust has won a prestigious 2015 Hudson's Heritage Award in the Best Family Day Out Category. Established in 2011, the annual awards are an independently judged national scheme open to historic houses, gardens, museums and heritage sites and celebrate the very best visitor experiences.

Women in the RAF – Stars through Adversity

2nd March 2015


Date: 10 March 2015. Time: 9.30am to 3.15pm. Next month will see events all around the world celebrating International Women's Day, held on 8 March each year. This annual celebration is an opportunity to acknowledge the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. This year, the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford is teaming up with the RAF for an event entitled 'Women in the RAF – Stars through Adversity'.

Thousands of miniature models to be displayed at Cosford

2nd March 2015


After a busy February Half Term week at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, which has seen over 1,000 children take part in a model making activity, families with a new found interest in the hobby can explore it further at the Shropshire Scale Model Show, taking place on Sunday 12 April 2015. Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm. FREE entry.

Tantalise your tastebuds at Shrewsbury Food Festival

25th February 2015


Dates for you diary – 27th & 28th June 2015: Showcasing the great tastes of Shropshire and beyond, Shrewsbury Food Festival is prepping up for a third year of flavoursome fun. Featuring a hot food court, artisan bars and celebrity chef demonstrations organisers have found a recipe for success - early tickets are already selling like hot cakes.

Half Term activities at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

13th February 2015


The award winning Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre will be open to welcome families all through the February half term!