Category Archives: Leisure and culture

Barn owl to visit Severn Valley Country Park for an evening talk on 7 December

20/11/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
An owl

Shropshire Council rangers at Severn Valley Country Park are delighted to be welcoming the chairman of the World Owl Trust for an … Continue reading »

New longer opening hours at refurbished Severn Valley Country Park coffee shop

17/11/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
people on Nordic Walk

Shropshire Council is pleased to announce that Severn Valley Country Park’s refurbished coffee shop and Visitor Centre now has longer winter opening hours, … Continue reading »

Blog: In the Hands of Boys – What am I going to do with all the noises I hear?

07/11/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

‘What am I going to do with all the noises I hear?’ by Jean Atkin In pouring rain I arrived at St … Continue reading »

Shropshire marks Kick It Out Focus Week (30 October to 5 November 2017)

07/11/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Kick It Out in Shropshire

The Shropshire FA, Shropshire Council and a number of local sports groups in Shropshire once again teamed up for a ‘Focus Week’ (30 October to 5 November 2017) to raise awareness of the Kick It Out campaign. Continue reading »

In the Hands of Boys: Shropshire Schools visit historic WW1 sites

06/11/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Two boys dressed in World War One ground unit military uniform holding rifles during their site visit as part of the In the Hands of Boys project coordinated by Shropshire Council.

Eight Shropshire schools have recently visited five sites across Shropshire with links to World War One, as part of the ‘In the … Continue reading »

Shropshire to remember war poet Wilfred Owen 100 years on

06/11/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Saturday 4 November this year marked the 99th anniversary of the day that Shropshire poet and soldier, Wilfred Owen, fell in battle … Continue reading »

Consultation underway on Shropshire’s new cultural strategy

03/11/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Representatives from across the cultural sector are developing a new cultural strategy for Shropshire. The aim of the cultural strategy is to … Continue reading »

Blog: In the Hands of Boys – Close the curtains for me

31/10/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
An image of a painting of Wilfred Owen produced by artist Anthony Brown. Wilfred Owen's poems form part of the In the Hands of Boys project.

‘Close the curtains for me’ by Jean Atkin It’s Tuesday, so it must be Cheswardine Primary, and my second day with Shropshire … Continue reading »

Through the Doorway brings Mini-music to Shrewsbury

30/10/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Through the Doorway to healthy living logo

News from our partners Through the Doorway to Healthy Living Through the Doorway to Healthy Living is excited to be able to … Continue reading »

The Battle of Passchendaele remembered in an illustrated talk at Severn Valley Country Park

25/10/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Severn Valley to host historian Kenneth Wright

Local military historian Kenneth Wright will be visiting Severn Valley Country Park on Thursday 9 November 2017 as part of a series … Continue reading »