North Shropshire News
23rd November 2016
New textile printing workshops for grown-ups are being hosted at Enginuity in Coalbrookdale, one of the ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums over the weekend of 26th and 27th November.
22nd November 2016
Our county town Shrewsbury is said to be one of the top 10 best small UK towns for winter breaks according to The Guardian. The town has been commended on its historic buildings, modern restaurants, cosy pubs and independent shops and it’s believed to sparkle in the Christmas season.
21st November 2016
Later this month, the access and learning team at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford will be collaborating once again with students from City of Wolverhampton College, to bring some FREE festive fun to the museum for young families.
16th November 2016
Experience an early taste of Christmas at Gorgeous, a contemporary designer craft fair held in Enginuity at Coalbrookdale, one of Shropshire’s Ironbridge Gorge Museums on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th November.
14th November 2016
The decline in bees and other pollinators is one of the most worrying problems facing humanity. These insects play a vital role in pollinating crops that we depend on for food production. Staff and volunteers at Shropshire Council are leading the way in creating habitat to allow these important insects to thrive. Their efforts have now been recognised in a national award scheme that celebrates the National Pollinator Strategy.
14th November 2016
A Messerschmitt BF109G-2 and a de Havilland Tiger Moth II, are the first of six new aircraft to arrive at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, having been transported by road from the museum’s sister site in London. Visitors can now view the brand new arrivals on display in the museum’s hangars with four more aircraft due to arrive before Christmas.
The Northumberland Vase is coming home Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust Purchases the Northumberland Vase at auction
11th November 2016
Staff at Shropshire’s Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust are celebrating after securing a significant piece of china at auction for their collection thanks to support from the local community, charities and foundations.
3rd November 2016
On Sunday 13 November, the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford will hold a Service of Remembrance, paying respect to those service men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice during their tours of duty.
2nd November 2016
Does anyone know if these are real or sculptures? We arrived at the Centre today to find this flock of flamingos walking across the park.
1st November 2016
A rare example of a Handley Page Hampden being restored at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford is making huge steps towards completion of the fuselage section. As one of the Museum’s longest running conservation projects, the aircraft is starting to take shape now thanks to one of the museum’s skilled Aircraft Technicians who is building a large section of the aircraft from scratch!