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British Transport Industry Celebrated at SVR

2nd October 2013

The best of British transport’s industrial heritage will be celebrated during an event at the Severn Valley Railway next month.


Hagley Hall to begin Restoration after 27 Year Absence from the Line

30th September 2013

One of the Severn Valley Railway’s most popular engines is set to undergo an exciting restoration programme following a 27 year absence from the line.


It's all gone apple-shaped at Dudmaston

24th September 2013

It’s harvest time and the National Trust’s Dudmaston Estate will be celebrating their bumper apple harvest this Sunday 27th September 2013 with their annual Orchard Day event.


Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Festival

19th September 2013

The free Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Festival, which is supported by Telford & Wrekin Council, will be taking place this year on Saturday 21st September from 12-5pm with heritage talks and walks, a fantastic high quality craft and food market, live street entertainment and family activities.


It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at SVR

17th September 2013

Celebrate the festive season with a visit to Father Christmas, take part in traditional carol singing or step back in time and dine in festive period style at Severn Valley Railway.


Museum hosts sign language day

16th September 2013

Members of the public whose first language is British Sign Language (BSL) are invited to enjoy a free BSL Interpreted Day at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford. The event is in conjunction with Deaf Smart, a Shropshire based non-profit organisation for Deaf people.


Shropshire celebrating England in Bloom successes

13th September 2013

Shropshire is celebrating golden glory in this year's Heart of England in Bloom competition.


Hercules C-130 Handover Ceremony

12th September 2013

Today the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford held an official handover ceremony for the Lockheed C-130 Hercules XV202 in the presence of Air Marshal Baz North of the Royal Air Force, Air Vice Marshal Ian Corbitt (Rt’d), Sir Michael Marshall, Chairman of Marshalls and former Hercules airmen.


Make Quatt your next stop

12th September 2013

If you are a regular traveller along the A442 Bridgnorth to Kidderminster Road you might have noticed some recent changes at the side of the road. The National Trust’s Dudmaston Estate have been working closely with the new owners of Quatt Farm Shop, Martin and Florence Rutter, over the 2014 summer, to improve the look of the property and have this week installed some new signage.


Major private tile collection donated to Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust

12th September 2013

A collection of over one thousand tiles and three hundred tile panels of outstanding quality and international significance has been donated by a private collector to the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust in Shropshire. The collection includes examples by the most prestigious designers and manufacturers from the 1850s through to the 1960s, including Pugin, Dresser, Morris, De Morgan and Bawden.



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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