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100 People Answer Call for Volunteers at the Severn Valley Railway

22nd April 2014


Around 100 people registered their interest in volunteering at the Severn Valley Railway (SVR) during a Job Fair last week.

Does Your Family Have What it Takes to Survive?

16th April 2014


The Bear Grylls Survival Academy is launching a new site in Shropshire this weekend April 19th-20th 2014 with its popular 24 Hour Family Course.

Eat cake and drink coffee to beat MS!

11th April 2014


Cake Break is a scrumptious way to fundraise for people affected by MS across the UK and The Old Rectory Hotel in Wem are proud to say that this will be their 9thyear running in taking part!

Easter espionage fun for young detectives

3rd April 2014


FREE Easter Trail 14th to 25th April 2014. For those seeking an alternative Easter experience, the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford is just the place.

Exhibitors sign up for Cosford Food Festival

3rd April 2014


This summer, food lovers from across the Midlands will get the chance to sample some of the region's best cooked dishes and tastiest treats, as the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford holds its annual food festival: 26th - 27th July 2014, 10.00am to 5.00pm

Young Shropshire Chef to Appear on TV's Great British Menu

19th March 2014


Jason Hodnett, from The Raven in Much Wenlock, will feature during the week beginning April 7th 2014.

Sylvia Anderson headlines at sci-fi weekend

11th March 2014


Cosford Flights of Fantasy - 17th & 18th May FREE entry

Shrewsbury's new Museum & Art Gallery set to open its doors following ground-breaking restoration

7th March 2014


Shrewsbury's new Museum & Art Gallery at The Music Hall will open its doors on Tuesday 1 April 2014, giving people the chance to see this new showcase of Shropshire's treasures - and the newly-renovated buildings - for the first time.

Vote Martin Wood Your Tourism Superstar

3rd March 2014


The time has come to vote for Martin Wood, Shrewsbury's larger than life Town Crier, to be your 'Tourism Superstar 2014'.

Does Your Family Have What it Takes to Survive?

20th February 2014


Bear Grylls Want to Make Sure With the Bear Grylls Survival Academy 24 Hour Family Course

30% off the very best menus in the County

18th February 2014


Buy your copy of the Shropshire Star today (18th Feb 2014) for your exclusive reader offer voucher

Shrewsbury Town Crier Rings the Bell for Shrewsbury in London

17th February 2014


Martin Wood, Shrewsbury's larger than life town crier, was filmed in London on Friday (14/02/14), as he prepares to go head to head against nine other shortlisted nominees from around the country for the title of Tourism Superstar 2014.

Unique Mustang model now on display

13th February 2014


Now on display at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford is a 1:5 scale scratch built North American P-51D Mustang. This unique model took almost ten years to build and was kindly donated to the Museum in autumn last year. This remarkable Mustang model now forms a centre piece display in the Museum's Visitor Centre where visitors can view all its intricate details up close.

'Open Cockpits' tickets on sale 24th February

10th February 2014


Tickets for the popular aviation enthusiasts' event 'Open Cockpits Evening' taking place at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford on 10th May 2014, will go on sale from Monday 24th February through the Royal Air Force Museum's website.

NEW Shropshire Hills Art Week - Artists Wanted

6th February 2014


Artists joining together to promote the creative arts and the beauty of the local landscape

Britain's Best Food Hall adds to Ludlow's delights

3rd February 2014


Caravanners and motorhome owners with a passion for top quality food are being given an extra incentive to pay a visit to the picturesque Shropshire market town of Ludlow, which has a growing reputation as the gourmet capital of England.

Mayor says thank you to caravan park for Britain in Bloom support

27th January 2014


A high quality touring caravan park on the edge of Shrewsbury has received a certificate of appreciation from Shrewsbury Town Council for the role it played in helping the town win last year's Britain in Bloom competition.

Spoon shortage threatens 12ft Gorilla Sculpture

20th January 2014


The British Ironwork Centre in Oswestry Shropshire had been challenged to create a monstrous gorilla statue from old spoons, ready for their Open day on the 17th May 2014. The shortage of spoons is threatening the creation of the commission from Britain’s biggest mystifier Uri Geller.

Shropshire County Hotels Competition Winner Praises Fishmore Hall Hotel in Ludlow

17th January 2014


The lucky prize winner of Shropshire County Hotels Autumn 2013 competition has expressed her thanks and delight after staying at Fishmore Hall Hotel in Ludlow.

Get Into Gear For Bike4Life 2014!

7th January 2014


Registration for the much-anticipated Bike4Life Ride Out and Festival, taking place on Sunday 27th April 2014, is now open, thanks to a brand new website, www.bike4lifefest.com, launched by the organisers, Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, RAF Museum Cosford and the Safer Roads Partnership.

Winners of Shropshire County Hotels Competition Announced

6th December 2013


The lucky winner of Shropshire County Hotel's Autumn Competition has been announced as Angelina Burgess from Shrewsbury.

Shropshire in 'Off The Beaten Track' on ITV, 6th December 8pm - make sure you tune in!

28th November 2013


In the fifth episode of this new series, Christine Bleakley heads to Shropshire where she explores an unusual museum, helps make natural confetti and takes part in a medieval re-enactment.

Winners at Shropshire Star Tourism & Leisure Awards

25th November 2013


Congratulations to all Shropshire Tourism members who won awards in the Shropshire Star Tourism & Leisure Awards. We are proud to see our members leading the way and receiving so many of the top accolades.

Experimental Aircraft Programme now on display at Cosford

25th November 2013


Christmas has come early at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford with the arrival of the Experimental Aircraft Programme (EAP) technology demonstrator. This experimental jet helped pave the way for the renowned Eurofighter Typhoon and thanks to support of BAE Systems is now on display to visitors within the Museum's Test Flight collection.

Shropshire Tourism members win at the Shropshire Star Tourism & Leisure Awards

20th November 2013


The Shropshire Star’s inaugural Tourism & Leisure Awards were held on Monday 18th November 2013 and several Shropshire Tourism members were amongst the big winners.

Exclusive Dining Offer at Shropshire County Hotels in Today's Edition of the Shropshire Star

5th November 2013


Make sure you get your Shropshire Star newspaper today (5th November 2013) as Shropshire County Hotels are offering readers the chance to dine out at one of the group’s restaurants for just £13.95 per person for a two-course lunch or dinner.

Get Crafty this Halloween at RAF Cosford

22nd October 2013


October half term is almost upon us and this year the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford has some devilishly easy Halloween crafts for your little monsters.

Cracking Christmas Gifts from the RAF Museum

22nd October 2013


For Christmas 2013 the Museum has substantially expanded its gift range to suit a variety of budgets including its jewellery and clothing ranges.

Shrewsbury Brochure Competition Winner Praises the Town

21st October 2013


The result of the 2013 Visit Shrewsbury brochure competition has been announced and Shrewsbury has received a glowing comment from the competition winner who is looking forward to a complimentary stay at The Lion and Pheasant Hotel in the town.

Exclusive Dining Offer at Shropshire County Hotels in Today's Edition of the Shropshire Star

15th October 2013


Make sure you get your Shropshire Star newspaper today (15th October 2013) as Shropshire County Hotels are offering readers the chance to dine out at one of the group’s restaurants for just £13.95 per person for a two-course lunch or dinner.

Behind-the-scenes access for aviation fans

11th October 2013


10th to 16th November 2013.10:15am - 1:00pm.The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford’s award winning Sir Michael Beetham Conservation Centre will once again be opening its doors to visitors providing them with exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the Museum’s continuing aircraft conservation projects.

Dornier Bomber to be displayed in 3D

10th October 2013


The RAF Museum is using cutting edge digital technology to share its newly acquired exhibit - the Dornier Do17 bomber - with the world.

Make a House a Home at Shrewsbury Market Hall

7th October 2013


Two new businesses have launched at Shrewsbury Market Hall offering everything needed to make a house a home.

Farm Stay UK Recognises Shropshire Tourism Grading Scheme

3rd October 2013


Shropshire Tourism is delighted to announce that national body ‘Farm Stay UK’ has today confirmed that any properties assessed by Shropshire Tourism are now eligible to join their organisation.

OYSTER CAKE? SWEETCORN SPONGE? SAUSAGE ICING? IT CAN ONLY MEAN ONE THING - IT'S BRITISH FOOD FORTNIGHT

19th September 2013


Earlier today, commuters at St Pancras station were treated to a slice of edible England as the national tourist board unveiled a giant cake representing the country’s huge array of food festivals (including Ludlow in Shropshire!) to mark British Food Fortnight (21 September - 6 October).

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at SVR

17th September 2013


Celebrate the festive season with a visit to Father Christmas, take part in traditional carol singing or step back in time and dine in festive period style at Severn Valley Railway.

Charity Golf Day at Macdonald Hill Valley Hotel, Golf & Spa

5th September 2013


The Macdonald Hill Valley Hotel, Golf & Spa near Whitchurch is hosting a charity golf day on Thursday 12th September 2013 in aid of the Heart Unit at Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

MereFest13 - Meres and Mosses Landscape Partnership Scheme

30th August 2013


FREE family fun at Cholmondeley Castle - Saturday 21st September

Dorothy Clive Garden to host popular Plant Hunters' Fair this weekend

22nd August 2013


The Dorothy Clive Garden will be hosting the popular Plant Hunters’ Fair on Sunday 25th and Monday 26th August 2013. This special fund raising event, which is now in its seventh year will feature sixteen specialist nurseries with a national standing as well as small local plant growers.

Gold Award Winning Shropshire

12th August 2013


Food business across Shropshire have together collected 36 gold stars in the 2013 Great Taste Awards. The awards have been run by The Guild of Fine Food since 1994, providing a way for consumers to be able to identify products recognised for their 'great taste'.

Vote for Church Stretton & Stokesay Castle in 2013 Countryfile Magazine Awards

7th August 2013


Shropshire Tourism is encouraging people to vote for Church Stretton and Stokesay Castle near Craven Arms, which have both been nominated for prestigious Countryfile Magazine Awards 2013. Voted for by members of the public, the awards celebrate the best of the British countryside.

Busy End of Summer in Store for Bridgnorth Caravan Park

25th July 2013


A five star touring caravan park at Bridgnorth is gearing up for what promises to be a very busy August and September, with a series of exciting local events attracting visitors to this attractive part of east Shropshire.

Ironbridge Park and Ride service Reopens for School Holidays

19th July 2013


Ironbridge Park & Ride will reopen this weekend (Saturday 20th July 2013) to make visiting Ironbridge even easier this summer

Ironbridge in Top 100 nominations for VirtualTourist's 8th Wonder of the World

17th July 2013


Interim results for VirtualTourist.com's quest to crown the "8th Wonder of the World" show that Ironbridge is currently in the Top 100 out of 350 nominations. Public voting remains open through September 30th 2013.

UK Debut for White Salvia at Welshampton Fair

3rd May 2013


A charity plant auction in a North Shropshire village hall on Bank Holiday Monday (6th May 2013) will be the first time a brand new variety of white salvia has been offered for sale in the UK.

Gardens and May Day Celebrations at Dudmaston Hall

30th April 2013


Dudmaston Hall will once again be helping to support the National Garden Scheme on Saturday 4th May 2013 as they hold an open gardens event for the National Charity.

Hill Valley Golf Club reveals new leaders

16th April 2013


THE new captains and president of the Hill Valley Golf Club have been announced. The club is based at Hill Valley Spa, Hotel and Golf, part of the prestigious Macdonald Resorts & Hotels Group, in Whitchurch.

Mr Watt, Grumpy Man of Metal Comes to Ironbridge Extended until 31st August 2013

22nd January 2013


A fantastic new exhibition Mr Watt, Grumpy Man of Metal will be running at Enginuity, one of the ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums in Shropshire until 31st August 2013.

Ironbridge Gorge Walking Festival marks The Queen's Coronation 60th Anniversary

22nd January 2013


Now in its eighth year, the Ironbridge Gorge Walking Festival (Saturday, 4th - Sunday 12th May 2013) will be marking the 60th anniversary of The Queen's coronation with a new circular walk around the Ironbridge Gorge Museums showing some of the locations of Royal visits since 1900. These will include a plaque unveiled by Her Majesty in 1967.