Category Archives: Leisure and culture

Key tourism attraction Pontcysyllte World Heritage Site on the agenda for Gobowen, St Martins, Weston Rhyn and Selattyn area residents meeting

15/11/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Gobowen, Selattyn, St Martins and Weston Rhyn Local Joint Committee (LJC) area (including Hengoed, Brogynton and Pant Glas) are encouraging residents to … Continue reading »

Exciting new Visitor Centre to be built at Severn Valley Country Park

15/11/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
An image of Severn Valley Country Park in Shropshire. featuring the Visitor Centre which is set for improvement works.

Shropshire Council’s Outdoor Partnerships Team are celebrating the results of a successful grant application to the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development … Continue reading »

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery explores The Quarry for Being Human Festival

15/11/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Take a step back in time and a giant stride into the future to learn more about The Quarry in Shrewsbury on … Continue reading »

Four actors, one mystery, no clue: Sherlock Holmes comedy coming to Severn Valley Country Park

01/11/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson are set to visit local community venues this Christmas season with a thrilling new comedy. Famed for … Continue reading »

Cabinet asked to endorse final version of the Shrewsbury Big Town Plan

30/10/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Shrewsbury Big Town Plan

Shropshire Council’s Cabinet will be asked to endorse the final version of an innovative plan which will help to shape the future … Continue reading »

Lantern-making workshops at Shrewsbury’s Darwin Centre on 10 November

26/10/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Parent and carers are invited to bring their children to the Darwin Centre in Shrewsbury on Saturday 10 November from 11am to … Continue reading »

Half-term magic at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

25/10/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
An image of a child wearing a witches hand casting a spell with her wand. She is in a wooden room surrounded by pumpkins. Museums are Magic is happening throughout October half-term 2018 at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery

A magic, mystical adventure awaits this October half-term as Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery invites you to celebrate Museums at Night with … Continue reading »

Let’s talk history – Local history day returns to Shirehall

18/10/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
A black and white image of the unveiling of a War Memorial at Castle Gates, Shrewsbury in 1919. In 2018, the Wilfred Owen 100 commemoration reflects on Shropshire's role in the Great War and Wilfred Owen's relationship with the county. This will be discussed at the Local History Day on Saturday 20 October at Shirehall.

Saturday 20 October 2018 will see the return of the popular Local History Day, organised by Shropshire Archives of Shropshire Council. The … Continue reading »

Outdoor Partnerships team and volunteers recognised with special award

18/10/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
An image of the recipients of a special award from the Oswestry Civic Society which includes Shropshire Council's Outdoor Partnerships Team and volunteer groups.

Shropshire Council’s Outdoor Partnerships team and two local volunteer groups have been presented a special award by Oswestry Civic Society. The award … Continue reading »

Shrewsbury High School art celebration at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

10/10/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shrewsbury High School artists will be exhibiting work at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery from Wednesday 10 – Monday 15 October with artists from … Continue reading »