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RAF Museum Highly Commended at 2015 Museums and Heritage Awards

5th May 2015

The RAF Museum is proud to announce that its exhibition 'Pilots of the Caribbean: Volunteers of African Heritage in the RAF' was given a Highly Commended Award in the 'Best Temporary Exhibition' category at the Museums and Heritage Awards 2015 held in London on 29th April. The exhibition is currently on display at the Museum's Cosford site in Shropshire until 31st October 2015.


Acoustic, Up Close & Personal with Toyah’ at Enginuity Friday evening 2nd October

5th May 2015

Household name, pop icon, TV presenter and actress Toyah is coming to the Engine Shop at Enginuity in Coalbrookdale on Friday evening, 2nd October. ‘Acoustic, Up Close & Personal with Toyah’ is a wonderful chance to experience the 1980s pop superstar up close and personal at a lively song and storytelling style gig.


Let the Memory Live On

1st May 2015

Date: 7-10 May 2015, Time: 11.30am to 2.30pm, Cost: FREE


Carl Fogarty and Richard Hammond lead ride out raising £45,000 for charity

1st May 2015

Bikers from across the country turned out in their thousands at the weekend, as they took part in one of the largest biking events in the country - the Bike4Life Ride Out and Festival (26 April 2015), raising money for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity.


Free Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Festival. Saturday 19th September 2015

28th April 2015

The free Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Festival, which is supported by Telford & Wrekin Council, will be taking place this year on Saturday, 19th September with heritage talks and walks. In addition there will be a high quality craft and food market, live street entertainment and family activities from 12noon until 5pm. New for 2015 is a fantastic painting competition


Organisers are gearing up for this weekend's big biker event

24th April 2015

This weekend, thousands of bikers will gather in the Midlands for one of the biggest biking events in the country. Taking place on Sunday 26 April the Bike4Life Ride Out and Festival has attracted riders from across the UK as far as Aberdeen and even some international riders from the likes of Frankfurt and Illinois in the USA, all signed up to be part of the day.


The Tempest at Kinlet Hall

23rd April 2015

Rain or Shine Theatre Company return to Kinlet Hall with Shakespeare’s magical and mysterious masterpiece… a play that encompasses comic capers, romantic encounters, villainous plots and a host of apparitions and spirits.


Peppa Pig and Daddy Pig headline SVR Family Fun Weekend

23rd April 2015

Children’s favourites Peppa Pig and Daddy Pig are the stars of the show as the Severn Valley Railway welcomes back its Family Fun Weekend on May 9th-10th.


To Check the Tide of Prejudice

20th April 2015

John Cooke Bourne and the London & Birmingham Railway Coalbrookdale Gallery, Ironbridge Gorge Museum Monday to Friday, 30th April – 10th September


Ironbridge Gorge Walking Festival celebrates 10th anniversary Friday 1st - Sunday 10th May 2015

14th April 2015

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Ironbridge Gorge Walking Festival (Friday, 1st – Sunday 10th May) is offering 10 days of free, varied and rewarding walks in and around Telford’s stunning Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, where the Industrial Revolution began over 300 years ago.



The Modern Olympic Games


The 2012 Olympic Mascot, Wenlock, was created to celebrate the fact that the modern Olympic movement all started in Much Wenlock, Shropshire.

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