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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!

'Hug a Hill' this Valentine's day in Shropshire

13th February 2015


Organisers are encouraging people to sign up to give iconic Oswestry hillfort a 'heritage hug' this February 14th.

Shropshire Tourism Become Species Champions of the Silver-studded Blue Butterfly

10th February 2015


Shropshire Tourism, the not-for-profit marketing organisation for the county, has become a 'species champion' of the Silver-studded Blue Butterfly.

Half term at Severn Valley Country Park

6th February 2015


Staff at the Severn Valley Country Park near Alveley are currently preparing for February half term.

Shropshire businesses help Red Cross Great Summer Garden Event grow

5th February 2015


Businesses in Shropshire are getting behind the British Red Cross' annual fundraiser, the Great Summer Gardening Event, donating vital funds to help ensure the event is bigger than ever before.

Valentine gift - Gourmet Cycle Tour with bicycle made for two

5th February 2015


Wheely Wonderful Cycling has launched a new gourmet cycling short break holiday in the English/Welsh borders. Ideal as a Valentine gift for keen cyclists.

Home Sweet Home family workshops at Coalport China Museum

5th February 2015


Join in the Easter family workshops at Coalport China Museum, near Ironbridge where you make your own Tea Light Holders, inspired by the beautiful and intricate china cottage models known as the Coalport Pastille Burners. The 'Home Sweet Home' hands-on sessions will be held 30th March - 3rd April and 6th - 10th April.

Open Cockpits Evening tickets go on sale

5th February 2015


Tickets for the popular aviation enthusiasts' event 'Open Cockpits Evening' at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, are now on sale through the Museum's website. Just 300 tickets per evening will be available for this exclusive event, where a wide range of aircraft will be available for close viewing on the night: including transport aircraft, jet fighters and unique research airframes.

SVR'S GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY YEAR SET TO BE ITS BUSIEST YET

2nd February 2015


The future's not just bright; it's golden for the Severn Valley Railway (SVR) as it looks forward to celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015 with a special programme of events alongside its usual schedule of family and enthusiast favourites.

Shrewsbury Steam Rally to Celebrate 100th Anniversary of Sentinel Factory

30th January 2015


The County of Salop Steam Engine Society's 2015 Rally, taking place 30-31 August, is to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Sentinel factory being established in Shrewsbury.

Half term fun for Airfix model makers

29th January 2015


If you’re looking for something exciting to entertain the children this February Half Term, the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford is inviting families to participate in a fun model making activity. Taking place from Monday 16 to Friday 20 February, visitors will have the opportunity to build a First World War Airfix kit.

Support Fern Britton as she cycles through Shropshire #Challenge 57

23rd January 2015


TV presenter and author Fern Britton will be cycling 57 miles a day from John O'Groats to Lands End from May 1st to the 21st, hoping to raise at least £57,000 to fund research into the prevention of miscarriage in pregnancy. And you can join her!

Vote for Severn Valley Railway in BBC's Countryfile Magazine Awards

22nd January 2015


The Severn Valley Railway has been shortlisted as one of the UK's top historic gems by the BBC's Countryfile Magazine, and they need your vote to be crowned the number one Heritage Site in Britain.

Get your motor running, head out to the highway and join the King of the Jungle!

21st January 2015


Midlands Air Ambulance Charity (MAAC) has announced that the current King of the Jungle and seven times World Superbike champion Carl Fogarty will lead an expected 3,000 strong biker ride-out to officially kick-off the 5th Bike4Life Fest on Sunday 26 April 2015.

New Dracula Film to be set in Shropshire

16th January 2015


Shropshire has been chosen as the location for a new Dracula film starring former James Bond, George Lazenby.

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.

Shropshire Chef Finalist for 2015 Game Chef of the Year

14th January 2015


Karl Martin from Old Downton Lodge in Downton on the Rock, Ludlow has been announced as a finalist in the search for the 2015 Game Chef of the Year.

FROM THE HOLLYWOOD HILLS TO THE SEVERN VALLEY

14th January 2015


You're more likely to see film sets dominating the hills of Hollywood, but this month saw the cast and crew of a new production relocate to the beautiful surroundings of the Severn Valley

A day of Feathers and Flight at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

7th January 2015


The award winning visitor attraction Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre will be celebrating the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch on Saturday 24th January where visitors will be treated to a whole day dedicated to birds.

Mysteries of bee-keeping revealed at Severn Valley Country Park

5th January 2015


An evening talk to be held at Shropshire Council's Severn Valley Country Park in Alveley near Bridgnorth on Thursday 15th January 2015 will help answer any questions you may have about keeping bees.

Boost for tourism in Shropshire as new Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery impresses UK and overseas visitors

16th December 2014


More visitors are being attracted to Shrewsbury and Shropshire thanks to the opening of the new Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery in the former Music Hall, according to new figures released today by Shropshire Council.

Direct Rail Line from Shrewsbury to London Starts Today!

15th December 2014


Virgin Trains have launched their new Shrewsbury to London direct rail service. It marks the end of a hard-fought campaign for a direct rail service between Shropshire and London.

SVR'S GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY YEAR SET TO BE ITS BUSIEST YET

15th December 2014


The future's not just bright; it's golden for the Severn Valley Railway (SVR) as it looks forward to celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015 with a special programme of dedicated events alongside its usual schedule of family favourites.

Festive opening dates at Cosford

12th December 2014


If you're looking to escape the hustle and bustle this Christmas, why not visit the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford during the festive period? The Museum will be open daily throughout December from 10am apart from Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. FREE admission.

Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust Raises £25,000 in Art Fund Crowd Funding Project

12th December 2014


The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust in Shropshire has worked with the Art Fund and successfully raised £25,000 through an innovative crowd funding campaign to redesign the Museum of The Gorge and create a new community space.

Discover Christmas at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

10th December 2014


The award winning Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre plays host to Santa Saturdays on 13th and 20th December. Wreath making will be on the agenda for Saturday 13th, Stephanie Bellows (pictured) has been out and about in the Meadows hunting for natural materials to make her wreath.

Hedgelaying Course in Onny Meadows at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

21st November 2014


There is no better way to enjoy the outdoors this time of year than to learn a new skill. The team at the award winning Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre are holding a one day course on hedge laying in the Onny Meadows on 7th December.

Midlands' Best Deli or Farm Shop 2014 announced

20th November 2014


Ludlow Food Centre has been announced as the Midlands' Best Farm Shop at the BBC Good Food Show, fending off competition from hundreds of entrants.

Step back to the 1800s and see how Christmas was celebrated in Victorian times

18th November 2014


Festive Weekends Blists Hill Victorian Town 6-7 and 13-14 December 2014

Ironbridge Gorge Museums, Shropshire

18th November 2014


Open during Twixmas festive break for a great family day out (26th – 31st December)

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre Wins Award Voted by the Public

12th November 2014


The team at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre are celebrating after their win at the Shropshire Star spotlight awards, showcasing the very best in Shropshire's leisure and entertainment sector. Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre was awarded 'Best Family Day Out (small venue)'.

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.

Winner of Shropshire County Hotels Competition Announced

10th November 2014


The lucky winner of Shropshire County Hotel’s Autumn Competition has been announced as Marilyn Specterman from Bury, Manchester.

School children will commemorate The Fallen at Cosford

10th November 2014


Act of Remembrance for local primary school, Tuesday 11 November, 10.45am in Warplanes Hangar

Bike4Life Fest is back!

4th November 2014


Registration for the highly-anticipated Bike4Life Ride Out and Festival is now open and next year's event, taking place on Sunday 26 April 2015 is set to be bigger and better than ever!

The Mere to officially unveil the Green Flag this Thursday

29th October 2014


On Thursday 30 October 2014, the Mere at Ellesmere will see the unveiling of the Green Flag to celebrate being awarded the prestigious status.

Inaugural Oswestry Truck Pull on November 1st 2014

10th October 2014


Oswestry's Church Street will grind to a halt as teams of the town’s toughest take to the streets in a spectacular test of physical and mental endurance.

Shrewsbury Brochure Competition Winner Announced

9th October 2014


The result of the 2014 Visit Shrewsbury brochure competition has been announced and the lucky winner is already looking forward to a complimentary stay at PorterHouse.SY1.

Opening Exhibition at the new Joseph Gibson Gallery

7th October 2014


Peter Podmore - Exhibition 26 October-30 November 2014 at The Music Hall, The Square, Shrewsbury SY1 1LH

Exciting October half-term activities at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

6th October 2014


Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery is staging some exciting activities for children during the October half-term holiday.

Ironbridge Gorge Museum's Charity Golf Day

30th September 2014


The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust is inviting golfers to take part in its annual Charity Golf Day. This fundraising event will take place at The Shropshire Golf Centre, Muxton, Telford on Wednesday, 8th October 2014 from 10am.
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