Category: Leisure, culture and heritage

1377 Leisure, culture and heritage posts found.

Whitchurch Swimming Centre future plans to go before Cabinet

A picture of a swimmer to depict an example of leisure facilities

A report highlighting the options for swimming provision in Whitchurch will be presented to Shropshire Council’s Cabinet later this month. Whitchurch Swimming…

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Smash hit Dirty Dancing UK tour will kick off at Theatre Severn this summer

Dirty Dancing

Theatre Severn (run by Shropshire Council) has announced a series of special preview performances of the smash hit musical Dirty Dancing –…

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Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery seeks help to keep Bronze Age treasure in Shropshire

An image of the Bronze Age gold bulla that was found in Shropshire in 2018. The bula could potentially hold international importance due to it's rarity.

Shropshire Council’s Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery is seeking to raise £40,000 to buy a rare collection of archeologically significant Bronze Age…

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Shropshire to be promoted as a first class tourist destination

Image of two walkers on Bromlow Callow, Shropshire with bright skies, green fields and hedgrows.

Shropshire will be promoted as a first class tourist destination attracting visitors from far and wide as the county emerges from the…

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Return of Exercise on Referral to Bishop’s Castle and Church Stretton leisure centres

Church Stretton Leisure Centre

Shropshire Council is pleased to announce the return of the Exercise on Referral scheme to leisure facilities in Bishop’s Castle and Church…

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Remembering and recording Shropshire’s rural pubs heritage


As pubs all over Shropshire reopen their doors, a new heritage project has been launched to record information about the county’s historic…

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New Cultural Consortium secures funding for Oswestry programme


A newly formed Cultural Consortium in Oswestry has been awarded £90,000 to carry out a series of cultural events throughout the town…

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Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury reopens later this week

Peter Rabbit 2

After a long interval Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury has announced plans for reopening this week. The popular arts venue, owned and operated by…

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Shropshire Council supports Queen’s Green Canopy to mark Platinum Jubilee

An image of the woodland at Corbet Wood where a tree planting event is to take place on 30 November.

Shropshire Council is delighted to be supporting an exciting new tree planting campaign across the UK known as the Queen’s Green Canopy…

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Dementia Action Week launch for Oswestry Library memory loss collection


Oswestry Library, run by Shropshire Council, is to launch a new and wide-ranging collection of loanable objects for local people living with memory loss. The initiative…

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