Category: Leisure, culture and heritage

1540 Leisure, culture and heritage posts found.

Archaeologists open up Nesscliffe excavation for public tours this Sunday

08/08/2022
Members of the tea at work at the entrance of the hillfort.

Archaeologists excavating at Nesscliffe Hillfort are opening the site for visitors interested in exploring their recent discoveries. The team from the University…

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Community venue reopens after receiving grant

08/08/2022
St James Hall completed

St James Hall, Bridgnorth has been awarded £13,000 as a result of their successful application to the Community Asset Pilot Grant Scheme. …

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Trail runners invited to sign up for Severn Valley Country Park anniversary event

05/08/2022
Two medals

Trail runners are being encouraged to join Severn Valley Country Park’s 30th anniversary celebrations and sign up for the park’s trail run…

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State of the art gym is open to the public in Bishop’s Castle

03/08/2022
Gym equipment in a room

Gym-goers in Bishop’s Castle are benefiting from state-of-the art equipment funded and installed by the charity operating the Shropshire Council arts and…

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Blog: Shrewsbury Castle dig diary: closing day

03/08/2022
People viewing archaeologists at work

With the Queen’s Baton Relay on 18 July and preparations for the Freedom Day Parade on the 30 July, we have never had…

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Archives team spotlight changing face of Raven Meadows for new film

01/08/2022
Shrewsbury's Fields of Dreams infographic

A film revealing the fascinating history of the ever-changing face of Shrewsbury’s Raven Meadows has been created by the team at Shropshire…

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Blog: Shrewsbury Castle dig diary: Day 10 – 27 July 2022

29/07/2022
Collection of finds from the lower motte trenches. Mainly animal bone and pottery. Photo by Claire McManmon

Today was the last day for the public to view the trenches before they are filled tomorrow. There were several tasks and…

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Blog: Shrewsbury Castle dig diary: Day 9 – 26 July 2022

29/07/2022
Beatrice using the Dumpy Level to take measurements with the help of Terri. Picture by Dr Morn Capper

The Plan for day 9 was to continue with the Profile Plan of trench 4, showing the change in gradient within the…

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Blog: Shrewsbury Castle dig diary: Day 8 – 25 July 2022

29/07/2022
Lucy (left) and Beatrice (right) drawing our essential plan. Image courtesy of Demi Jefferies

Monday was a busy day at the Castle, but the unpredictable weather did not put a stop to the day! We were…

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The Queen’s Baton Relay community events leave lasting legacy in Shropshire

29/07/2022
The Queen's Baton Relay event at The Quarry, Shrewsbury - crowd shot

Lezley Picton, Leader of Shropshire Council, has hailed the success of community events staged in Shrewsbury and Bridgnorth to celebrate The Queen’s…

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