Category: Leisure, culture and heritage

1213 Leisure, culture and heritage posts found.

Coronavirus: Free access to Ancestry Library and Find My Past

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Ancestry Library and Find My Past are being made available free of charge for use at home while libraries in Shropshire are…

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Coronavirus: Keeping busy with Shropshire Archives


While Shropshire Archives is closed due to coronavirus, there are a number of ways you can stay engaged. All of our events…

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Coronavirus – E-library at your fingertips


Shropshire Libraries have a great selection of e-resources readily available at your fingertips from e-books and e-audio to e-magazines, e-newspapers, Community Directory…

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Coronavirus: Country parks and heritage sites in Shropshire open for localised exercise only

An image of Severn Valley Country Park. Country Parks and countryside sites remain open during the COVID-19 epidemic.

Following the latest Government advice, country parks and heritage sites across Shropshire will remain open so that people can exercise. While sites…

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Coronavirus: Theatre Severn and Old Market Hall in Shrewsbury remain closed until further notice

Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury

In adherence with Government advice on the coronavirus (COVID-19), Theatre Severn and the Old Market Hall remain closed to the public until…

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Arts Grants 2020/2021 to support Shropshire’s cultural sector


The arts play a crucial role in the economic, educational and cultural wellbeing of the county, and are valuable contributors to Shropshire…

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Coronavirus: Libraries, leisure centres, museums and country parks to close

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NOTE: since this article was published, the government has announced that all leisure centres will close today (Friday 20 March). To help…

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Changes to Shropshire library services due to coronavirus


Shropshire Council’s library service has announced some changes to its service in light of the coronavirus – or COVID-19 – outbreak. All…

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Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn and Old Market Hall to close from Wednesday 18 March

An image of people in the foyer at Theatre Severn. A consultation is currently open to help improve access to Theatre Severn and the Old Market Hall cinema.

Following advice from the UK Government which stipulates that people should avoid public buildings, including theatres, Shropshire Council has taken the decision…

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Re-use of Oswestry’s historic buildings discussed during Historic England visit


Opportunities to support the re-use of historic buildings within Oswestry, along with possible future projects, were discussed when the Future Oswestry Group…

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