North Shropshire News
Steampunk Festival Weekend returns to Blists Hill Victorian Town 23rd – 24th June with Evening Concert
12th June 2018
Grab your top hat and goggles and come dressed in your steampunk finery as you enter a world like no other for the second Steampunk Weekend Festival at Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge with day and evening events over the weekend of Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th June.
7th June 2018
Fun-filled summer days for all ages can be found in a new maze at a farm shop between Telford & Bridgnorth. Apley Farm Shop is expecting to open its first maize maze on Sunday 15 July. “Our exact opening date of course depends on the weather over the next few months”, explained Lady Hamilton, Marketing Manager.
23rd May 2018
Fun-filled summer days for all ages can be found in a new maze at a farm shop near Telford & Bridgnorth. Apley Farm Shop is expecting to open its first maize maze on Sunday 15 July. “Our exact opening date of course depends on the weather over the next few months”, explained Lady Hamilton, Marketing Manager.
22nd May 2018
Preparations are well under way for the Great British Food Festival taking place in the grounds of the stunning Weston Park, near Telford over this Bank Holiday Weekend.
22nd May 2018
The Shropshire Council rangers at Severn Valley Country Park are getting ready to celebrate our pollinator friends, bees, with a buzzin’ half term trail and activities. This is all in celebration of the Great British Bee Count citizen science survey that runs from 17th May to 30th June 2018.
3rd May 2018
British soprano Mary-Jess Leaverland – winner of the Chinese ‘X-Factor’ – is to headline Shropshire’s Proms and Prosecco in the Park 2018.
23rd April 2018
Join the residents of Blists Hill Victorian Town in Shropshire’s Ironbridge Gorge as they celebrate the legend of St George, the patron saint of England, on Monday 23rd April, when the windows along the streets will be decorated in red, white and blue.
13th April 2018
The first Flicks in the Sticks film is to be shown at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre this April. After securing LEADER funding for developing the offer of their exhibition, the rotunda (where the balloon film used to be) was refurbished to include a levelled floor, a top of the range projector and a new cinema screen.
See the colossal engineering miracle ‘Man Engine’ at Blists Hill Victorian Town on Saturday 14th April
10th April 2018
The largest mechanical puppet ever constructed in Britain, the Man Engine, is coming to Blists Hill Victorian Town on Saturday, 14th April when it will be the ‘star’ of spectacular daytime and evening events.
22nd March 2018
Join the residents at Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge in Shropshire as they celebrate Easter in traditional Victorian style with Egg Dancing, plus an Easter bunny trail, chocolate egg making demonstration, Easter Bonnet Parade and a chance to see baby chicks hatching. Events will vary day-to-day between Friday, 30th and Sunday 15th April.