Category: Leisure, culture and heritage

1682 Leisure, culture and heritage posts found.

Shropshire’s libraries celebrate Green Libraries Week


Libraries across Shropshire are marking National Libraries Week from 2 to 8 October [2023], with this year’s event celebrating sustainability and climate…

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Shropshire Council joins Shrewsbury Pride celebrations


Shropshire Council is joining in with organisers to celebrate the very first Shrewsbury Pride festival, which takes place this coming weekend, Friday…

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Nesscliffe Hillfort gives archaeologists more finds of national importance

Nesscliffe Hillfort dig

Archaeologists who returned to Nesscliffe Hill this summer to continue their explorations say the site has yielded more finds of national importance.…

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News from our partners: Local NHS and councils encourage residents to keep active

National Fitness Day prize draw

News from our partners NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin / Integrated Care System Local health and social care organisations are gearing up…

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Explore Shropshire’s offers as part of National Fitness Day 2023

National Fitness Day prize draw

Shropshire Council is getting behind National Fitness Day 2023 (Wednesday 20 September 2023) with a host of offers to encourage people to…

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Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery scores top rating on Tripadvisor

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

People sharing their love for Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery have earned the Shrewsbury venue a place in the top 10% of…

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Audiences rooting for Jack and the Beanstalk as panto season gets closer

Robert Macey, Shropshire Council's Cabinet member for culture and digital (in suit), with the cast of Jack and the Beanstalk at Shropshire Council’s Theatre Severn

Pantomime season is nearly upon us and ticket sales for Jack and the Beanstalk at Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury are already growing…

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Permission sought to begin demolition of closed Whitchurch swimming pool

The Whitchurch centre that is planned for demolition

Shropshire Council is applying for permission to begin the demolition of the closed Whitchurch Swimming Pool, as well as the former youth…

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Parts of Whitchurch Civic Centre to close until RAAC inspection is carried out

Whitchurch civic centre

Parts of Whitchurch Civic Centre are to close to the public after an assessment identified RAAC (reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete) roof beams…

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More treasures recovered from Shropshire’s fields to be acquired for museum

Silver whistle. Photo: National Museums Liverpool

John Ellery, HM Senior Coroner for Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, has ruled in four separate treasure inquests today (Tuesday 5 September 2023):…

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