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Record Crowd For Hope House Hospice

A record crowd of keen gardeners arrived at the British Ironwork Centre on Sunday for the company’s annual plant hunters’ fair, now in its 3rd year.  Read more

Shropshire Film-Makers Take to the Skies

Shropshire based film-makers Tom Middleton and Miche Parkinson, who operate as SMN Film, have been taking to the skies using cutting edge drone technology for a brand new film made as part of the new permanent exhibition at the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre.  Read more

The Knife Angel Takes To The Skies!

The Knife Angel was recently featured on the BBC’s One Show. It has now been successfully removed from the workshop and takes centre stage on display within the centre's grounds.  Read more

New Group Packages at the Ironbridge Gorge

The Ironbridge Gorge Museums are introducing new packages and tours for groups planning to visit the Shropshire attractions during 2018.  Read more

Oswestry Transport Rally Hits New High

Saturday saw the 3rd annual Oswestry Transport Rally of classic and vintage vehicles which hit a new all-time high.  Read more

British Motor Museum launch School Programme

The British Motor Museum is launching its new Schools programme for the 2017/18 academic year.  Read more

Motor Museum's 100000th Heritage Certificate

After more than 35 years of the Heritage Certificate service the British Motor Museum is approaching the landmark 100,000th Certificate and is running a competition to award one lucky classic car owner the opportunity to own this special document.  Read more

New & Improved Website for Shakespeare's England!

Shakespeare’s England, the Destination Management Organisation for Warwickshire, is delighted to announce the launch of its new improved destination website.  Read more

Boj Burrows into Bwedley Attraction

West Midland Safari Park is getting ready to open its exciting and brand new, themed children’s play area this month and the star of the show has arrived early to help with preparations.  Read more

British Motor Museum Secures Funding

The British Motor Museum has been successful in its application to become an Arts Council England (ACE) National Portfolio Organisation (NPO).  Read more

Launch of Onny Meadows Volunteer Work Group

Do you sometimes find yourself with spare time that you would like to put to good use? Do you want to get outside in your local community and make a difference?  Read more

Shropshire Awarded Peace Prize Anti-Violence Campaign

A Shropshire business has been awarded the prestigious Rotary International Peace Award for a National Anti-Violence Campaign.  Read more

North Shropshire's Youth Entrepreneurial Hub

Last night saw the launch of Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST) here in Oswestry.  Read more

Penny (Farthing) For Your Thoughts

Yesterday’s eccentric penny farthing event rang a loud bell of success. The event, being run for its first year, was a resounding success with over 40 Penny Farthing cycle enthusiasts arriving from all over the UK.  Read more

Proms in the Park a Musical Success

On Saturday 10th June at 5pm the gates were flung open for the spectacular Proms in the Park at the British Ironwork Centre near Oswestry, Shropshire.  Read more

Chester Storyhouse Now Open!

On Thursday 11th May at 8am, Storyhouse opened its doors for the very first time, bringing a state-of-the-art theatre, library, cinema, bar and restaurant to the city of Chester...  Read more

Shakespeare's England Hospitality Business

Hospitality and Tourism business leaders have secured major funding support to work with schools and colleges in the search for the next generation of hospitality and tourism providers – securing and developing talent for the future of the visitor economy in Shakespeare’s England.  Read more

New App Brings Heritage to Life

Shakespeare’s England has announced the launch of a new, free, augmented reality (AR) product that brings the story of William Shakespeare’s New Place in Stratford-upon-Avon to virtual life.  Read more

The British Motor Museum Antique Fairs

The British Motor Museum is pleased to announce three new major antiques fairs to its events calendar for 2016. Field Dog Fairs Ltd, a major Antiques Fair organiser will be hosting 3 of its 32 events for 2016 at the newly branded British Motor Museum , formerly known as the Heritage Motor Centre.  Read more

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