Category: Leisure, culture and heritage

1198 Leisure, culture and heritage posts found.

Volunteers – Human Library needs You!

An image of people taking part in a Human Library event organised by Shropshire Council's library service.

Volunteers are being recruited by Shropshire Council’s library service to take part in Human Library events across the county in 2020. The…

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Discover your inner-artist with abstract painting workshop

An image of a painting by Di Purser. Di will be running an abstract art workshop at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery in February 2020.

Join the winner of the Wilfred Owen Art Competition, Di Purser, for a fun-filled abstract art workshop that will trigger your imagination.…

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Charlie Adlard exhibition attracts thousands to Shrewsbury Museum

An image of the comic art from The Walking Dead by Charlie Adlard that features in the Drawn of the Dead exhibition at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery.

The Drawn of the Dead exhibition proved to be a success at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery (SM&AG), attracting over 10,000 people.…

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Exhibition celebrating work of local artist to open in Shrewsbury

An image of Di Purser painting. The work of Di Purser will be on display at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery from 25 January to 29 February 2020.

A new exhibition is set to open at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery (SM&AG) in January 2020, celebrating the stunning work of…

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Appeal for players for Pops Orchestra rehearsals, leading up to 29 March 2020 concertconcert. 


Shropshire Council’s Shropshire Music Service is searching for players of all orchestral instruments from Grade 5 upwards to play in the legendary…

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Council agrees plan to complete Ludlow Assembly Rooms renovation

Ludlow Assembly Rooms

Shropshire councillors have agreed a plan to ensure that a project to renovate, refurbish and revitalise Ludlow Assembly Rooms is concluded at…

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Christmas opening times at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

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

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery (SM&AG) is once again to remain open over the Christmas and New Year period for limited hours.…

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Successful Human Library supports Shropshire residents and challenges stigma


As we approach the end of 2019, we mark the conclusion of the second year of Shropshire Libraries successful partnership with the…

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Rare medieval gold coin donated to Shropshire Museums

An image of the rare gold angel that is now on display at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

Shropshire Council’s museums service has acquired a rare gold coin that is now on display in the Medieval Gallery at Shrewsbury Museum…

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Anglo-Saxon pottery identified from Shrewsbury Castle dig

An image of the team who carried out the first ever excavation at Shrewsbury Castle

As work analysing the results of last July’s excavation at Shrewsbury Castle progresses, pottery from one of the pits found by the…

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