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Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre first film

The first Flicks in the Sticks film is to be shown at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre this April. After securing LEADER funding for developing the offer of their exhibition, the rotunda (where the balloon film used to be) was refurbished to include a levelled floor, a top of the range projector and a new cinema screen.  Read more

Shakespeare England new appointment

Shakespeare’s England, the Destination Management Organisation for Warwickshire, has announced a new appointment within English Tourism Week which runs from 17 – 25 March.  Read more

Womens rights at Coalbrookdale Museum

A poignant, free exhibition of 37 life-sized silhouettes of women has been installed on The Green at Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, one of the 10 Ironbridge Gorge Museums in Shropshire, marking the centenary of women’s right to vote and the continued inequality that existed for a further 10 years. Whilst there has been much talk about women being given the right to vote 100 years ago, less attention has been given to the fact that the vote was not given to all women.  Read more

Mini 60th celebrations in 2019

The British Motor Museum’s National Metro & Mini Show is delighted to announce its 2019 plans to celebrate the iconic Mini’s 60th Anniversary. The show will move from its normal June slot to Sunday 4 August 2019 in what promises to be an action packed show for all Mini & Metro enthusiasts.  Read more

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