Video: Much Wenlock WW1 Commemoration
Remembering the events of 28 June 1914: the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria
New photos: Open Day at the Perry Riding for the Disabled Centre
A inspirational afternoon watching wonderful demonstrations by staff & pupils at the Perry Riding for the Disabled Centre
Sherlock Holmes & Dr Watson at Blists Hill
Budding amateur sleuths and private detectives can help Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson solve a mysterious crime, which has taken place at Blists Hill Victorian Town in Shropshire’s Ironbridge Gorge over the weekend of Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 August.
Ironbridge Coracle Regatta
Ironbridge Coracle Regatta, held between 12noon and 4pm on Bank Holiday Monday, 25th
August attracts coracle makers and paddlers from all over Britain to participate in an array of madcap races.
Owen Lewis Portable Theatre Company at Church Stretton Arts Festival
Owen Lewis’ Portable Theatre Company (OLPTC) will be performing two 1-act plays, The Human Rocket and The Fight Game, as part of the 48th Church Stretton Arts Festival on Wednesday 30th July
Dudmaston commemorates WWI outbreak with National Art project
The National Trust’s Dudmaston Estate will be holding a silent walk of remembrance on 30 July to mark the centenary of the outbreak of WWI. The walk is part of a national project with artist Alec Finlay.
Sunnycroft marks the Centenary of the First World War
Sunnycroft, the National Trust villa in Wellington is preparing to mark the centenary of the First World War with a programme of exhibitions relating to the war and its impact on the house and families over the next fours years.
FREE T-Party family day out Telford Town Park
T-Party, a free family fun day in the heart of Telford Town Park, Shropshire on Saturday 2nd
August (11am until 4pm) will have an action packed programme of activities with something for everyone.
Summer in Shrewsbury has a Festival Feel
Shrewsbury is set for a showdown of fantastic events this summer highlighting what makes the town a vibrant and original place to visit.
Tenbury Applefest 2014
Tenbury Applefest Association are delighted to announce that they will be joined by the experts from the Marcher Apple Network (M.A.N.) for this year’s event which is on October 4th
from 10.00 a.m. until 5.00 p.m. on The Burgage, Tenbury Wells.
Discover more about Chinese inventions at Enginuity
Discover more about the fantastic inventions, science and technologies that have come from the East at the drop-in Made in China workshops to be held at Enginuity, near Ironbridge during the summer school holidays from Saturday 19th July until Sunday 31st August, between 10.30am and 3.45pm.
Living Dangerously: Terence Spencer photography exhibition
An exhibition of photography by war hero Terence Spencer is coming to the new Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery this summer, opening on Saturday 19 July.
Theatre Review : A History of Falling Things
Chris Eldon Lee reviews ‘A History of Falling Things’ which is at the New Vic Theatre in Newcastle-under Lyme until Saturday 26the July 2014
Drop in activities at Ironbridge Museums
Go along to Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge, Shropshire over the weekend of 2nd and 3rd August and take part in a variety of fun drop-in activities from dipping fabulously colourful candles and building a wall with mini-bricks to discovering Morse Code and colouring in pictures of Victorian scenes
Attingham Park First World War Commemorations
Attingham Park, near Shrewsbury, is marking the start of its First World War commemorations on Saturday 19 July with a day of performances and talks exploring Attingham’s wartime stories.
Three iconic First World War Aircraft arrive at RAF Museum Cosford
On Tuesday 15 July staff at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford received three iconic First World War aircraft, which will form the centre of a new First World War Exhibition.
Theatre Review : 20th Century Boy
Chris Eldon Lee reviews ‘20th Century Boy’, which is at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre until Saturday 5 July.
New photos: Severn Valley Railway - Step Back to the 1940's
29 June 2014. The whole of the Severn Valley Railway is transformed to war-time Britain!
Theatre Review : Around The World in 80 Days
Chris Eldon Lee reviews “Around The World in 80 Days” which is at the New Vic in Newcastle-Under-Lyme until Saturday 5th July before transferring to Manchester’s Royal Exchange
Theatre Review : Woman In MindChris Eldon Lee reviews ‘Woman In Mind’, which is at Birmingham Repertory Theatre until Saturday 28 June.
Theatre Review : As You Like It – Ludlow Festival
Chris Eldon Lee reviews ‘As You Like It’, which is at Ludlow Castle until Saturday 21st June and then at Stafford Castle from June 29th to July 12th 2014.
Theatre Review: Happy Days – the New Musical
Chris Eldon Lee reviews “Happy Days – the New Musical” which is at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre until Saturday 14th June 2014
Theatre Review : Inherit The Wind
Chris Eldon Lee reviews “Inherit The Wind”, which is at The New Vic in Newcastle Under Lyme until Sat 14 June 2014
Theatre Review : Khandan (Family)
Chris Eldon Lee reviews Khandan, which is at Birmingham Repertory Theatre until Saturday 7 June – before transferring to the Royal Court in London.
Theatre Review : Circles
Chris Eldon Lee reviews Birmingham Repertory Theatre Company’s premiere of ‘Circles’ which tours to Bridgnorth Theatre on the Steps on July 3rd and 4th.
Theatre Review : Dial M For Murder
Chris Eldon Lee reviews ‘Dial M For Murder’, which is at Birmingham Repertory Theatre until Saturday 17th