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20th - 21st July 2013: Model aircraft take to the Shropshire skies

21st June 2013

Intricate models of some of the world's most iconic aircraft will be taking to the skies over Shropshire next month for a weekend of flying entertainment. Model enthusiasts from across the country will travel to the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford for this famous air show in miniature.


Summer map themed tile decorating workshops at Jackfield Tile Museum: 30th July - 30th August 2013

20th June 2013

Let your creativity run wild this summer at the marvellous map themed tile decorating workshops at Jackfield Tile Museum in Shropshire's Ironbridge Gorge. Design a tile map of your home, school or favourite hot spot in your own choice of colours using the Victorian tube lining technique.


Dornier Do 17 arrives at RAF Museum Cosford

17th June 2013

The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford took delivery of the world’s last surviving Dornier Do 17 on Saturday 15th June, recently salvaged from the bottom of the English Channel. The fuselage and wings were escorted from Ramsgate, Kent, to the Museum by two low loader lorries.


Dress as a Pirate and join in Blists Hill Victorian Town's Treasure Island Weekend 27th - 28th July 2013

13th June 2013

Dress as a pirate or your favourite character from Robert Louis Stevenson’s famous novel, Treasure Island, and go along to Blists Hill Victorian Town in Shropshire’s Ironbridge Gorge over the summer weekend of Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th July. The open air museum is running a fun, literary themed event with actors recreating scenes from the popular maritime book of mutiny and buried treasure.


Dudmaston Celebrates Father’s Day with Gamekeepers of the Past

12th June 2013

Dudmaston is preparing for a great way for families to celebrate Father’s Day with their Gamekeepers of the Past event this Sunday 16th June 2013.


Meet the animals living at Blists Hill Victorian Town on Saturday 20th July

11th June 2013

Discover more about the many animals living at Blists Hill Victorian Town in Shropshire's Ironbridge Gorge on Saturday, 20th July 2013. Chat to their keepers, watch the horses being harnessed, meet the pigs and see the chickens in their enclosure behind the New Inn.



Flying display honours National Service Veterans

28th May 2013

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Lancaster will be taking to the skies over Shropshire in honour of the thousands of National Service RAF veterans. This iconic aircraft will perform for visitors and guests at the National Service (RAF) Association parade, taking place at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford on Sunday 2nd June 2013.


Bridgnorth Taking Part in National Love Your Local Market Campaign

24th May 2013

The national Love Your Local Market campaign is in its second year and among those taking part is Bridgnorth market, which will be distributing special bags to customers tomorrow (25th May 2013).


Outdoor concert to hit the right note

17th May 2013

The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford will be staging a ‘Proms in the Park’ concert on 6th July 2013 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of RAF Cosford. This spectacular outdoor party will not only feature classic and modern music but also two aerobatic displays and a fireworks pageant that will end the night on a climatic note.



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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