Category Archives: Leisure and culture

Poetry reading by Gillian Clarke at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

22/09/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
An image of the front cover of Gillian Clarke's new collection, Zoology. The image features a photo of a hare.

Join us at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery on Friday 29 September 2017 for the book launch of Gillian Clarke’s amazing new … Continue reading »

Volunteers sought to help manage countryside sites across north Shropshire

21/09/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Volunteers are being sought to help Shropshire Council manage its countryside sites across north Shropshire. Shropshire Council is responsible for The Mere … Continue reading »

Shropshire Libraries celebrate National Libraries Week 9-14 October 2017

20/09/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Libraries Week 2017

Shropshire Libraries will be celebrating National Libraries Week 9-14 October 2017, the annual showcase of all the creative, innovative and diverse activities … Continue reading »

Still time to have your say on the draft Library Services Strategy

19/09/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Books in a Shropshire library

Residents and organisations in Shropshire have until Friday 6 October 2017 to give their feedback on the draft Library Services Strategy. The … Continue reading »

Runners step up to the mark in Shrewsbury Severn Bridges road race

19/09/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

This year’s Severn Bridges 10k Road Race and a 1k Fun Run, organised by Shropshire Council’s leisure services team, was a great … Continue reading »

“In the Hands of Boys”, World War I project wins National Lottery support

18/09/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council has received a £10,000 National Lottery grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for the “In the Hands of Boys”project, … Continue reading »

Shropshire school library lead to embark on international knowledge exchange

15/09/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
sara pritchard - travelling librarian 2017

News from our partners CILIP, the library and information association CILIP, the library and information association, and the English-Speaking Union have awarded … Continue reading »

Poetry in spotlight at Shropshire Libraries

11/09/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
National Poetry Day 2017 logo

Celebrate National Poetry Day with Shropshire Libraries on Thursday 28 September 2017 and find out which poems inspired people throughout the UK. … Continue reading »

Prestigious Royal award for Severn Valley Country Park volunteers group

11/09/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Severn Valley Country Park

Volunteers at Severn Valley Country Park near Alveley have been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. The award, which was … Continue reading »

Samurai: Warriors of Japan coming to Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

08/09/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
An image of two Samurai suits of armour with swords and graphic panels.

Spectacular touring exhibition, Samurai: Warriors of Japan, is to open at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery on Monday 16 October, 2017. This … Continue reading »