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Safe Return for Atlas Moth

Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm is delighted to announce the safe return of its Atlas Moth which is now back on display in the Discovery Zone. The Farm would like to thank everyone who has been working behind the scenes to arrange the safe return of the moth, in particular to Warwickshire police and P.C Garlic and her colleague.  Read more

Rare Ford Anglia Donated

A rare 1968 Ford Anglia 123E Super has been kindly donated to the British Motor Museum by Chris and Michael Gates. The car, which is in fantastic condition with only 32,000 miles on the clock, has been in their family since new and was originally owned by Chris's Grandmother. It is now located on the Time Road as part of the permanent collection to be enjoyed by thousands of visitors to the Museum.  Read more


West Midland Safari Park is celebrating the birth of its third southern white rhino in three years.  Read more

Shakespeare's Globe Casting

Shakespeare’s Globe is delighted to announce casting for the Winter Season 2018, its plans for a year-long cycle of history plays from February 2019, and Globe Associates, to include Sean Holmes, who is to become Associate Artistic Director.  Read more

Soden Gallery opens its doors

Work by some of the art world’s leading international names has gone on display in Shrewsbury.  Read more

Car S.O.S Exhibition at British Motor Museum

Today Car S.O.S presenters Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw opened a new exhibition at the British Motor Museum featuring cars from National Geographic’s popular motoring TV show Car S.O.S. The heart-warming car make-over show is now in its 6th series and has brought over 60 cars back from rusty wrecks to their former glory; everything from family classics to hot hatches and elegant sports cars.  Read more

New Plant Centre concept at Hatton Shopping Village

Hatton Shopping Village, the quintessentially English shopping village, has welcomed a new Plant Centre concept to its retail offer. ‘The Alfresco Style - Garden Boutique’ is run by Lottie Newitt, a gardening TV Presenter & Blogger and Director of Alfresco Style Ltd who took over the lease of the previous Garden Centre on 30 April.  Read more

Safari Park Pride for 45th Anniversary

West Midland Safari Park is celebrating its 45th anniversary this year with the help of their pride of African lions, one of the first species to arrive at the Park at its inception.  Read more

Local companies promote Shropshire tourism

Blueprint Travel Media welcomed Verity Tiff, a Blue Badge Guide based in the Heart of England, to Shrewsbury for a prize presentation and a tour of some of the town’s top attractions and destinations.  Read more

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