Category: Leisure, culture and heritage

1576 Leisure, culture and heritage posts found.

Bookings now being taken for The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel advertising poster

Tickets are on sale for the stage show of the celebrated The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel when it opens at Shropshire Council’s…

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Shrewsbury Market Hall calls for votes in bid to win national title

Great British Market Awards 2023 graphic

Fans of Shrewsbury Market Hall are being urged to cast their vote in a national competition to find the country’s best market.…

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Merry Christmas for visitors to Father Christmas museum workshop

Father Christmas - Museum Workshop infographic

The elves at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery are busy preparing to welcome Father Christmas and his workshop on Wednesday 23 November…

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Shropshire Museums awarded more than £500,000 by Arts Council

An image of the front of Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery in The Square.

An exciting programme to improve museums and attractions for children and young people in Shropshire has been awarded more than £500,000 by…

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Library’s spooktacular success for Halloween


  A Halloween themed party at Market Drayton Library attracted more than 1,000 people through the doors to enjoy a host of…

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Shropshire libraries take Poetry on Loan to reading group

People attending Poetry on Loan at RJAH

Members of a hospital reading group enjoyed a session with award-winning writer Kenton Samuels through Shropshire Council libraries service’s Poetry on Loan…

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Swamp mysteries competition to inspire wetland restoration project

a swamp

People of all ages are being encouraged to let their imaginations run wild and help inspire a project to restore a wetland…

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Science proves children’s reading scheme engineered success in Shropshire

Summer Reading Challenge 2022 infographic

Young readers who signed-up to the Summer Reading Challenge through Shropshire libraries have engineered a successful outcome for the project. Shropshire Council’s…

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Historic 19th century railway building doubles up as community venue

Abbey Station, Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Railway Heritage Trust has been awarded £11,000 from the Community Asset Pilot Grant Scheme administered by Shropshire Council. The funding has…

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A very Warm Welcome offered across Shropshire   

Warm Welcome this winter - infographic

More than 50 community spaces and council buildings will be offering a Warm Welcome to Shropshire residents this autumn and winter.     The…

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