Category: Leisure, culture and heritage

1738 Leisure, culture and heritage posts found.

Update for service users of Whitchurch Library

26/01/2024
Whitchurch civic centre

Library users in Whitchurch are being assured Shropshire Council is doing everything possible to find alternative and appropriate accommodation for the service…

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News from our partners: 21st DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival – celebrating Charles Darwin’s enduring legacy

24/01/2024
DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival logo

News from our partners  Key points  The 21st DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival celebrates Charles Darwin’s legacy in his birthplace, Shrewsbury, with a month-long…

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News from our partners: Exhibition focus on county’s LGBQT+ community

19/01/2024
A posh cup and saucer on a table

News from our partners GRAIN Projects A photographic exhibition focusing on older members of the LGBT+ community in the area and created…

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Popular park play area in Broseley secures funds for reimagining of attractions

17/01/2024
Birchmeadow Park, Broseley

A popular park play area is getting an exciting new look thanks to a partnership between Shropshire Council and Broseley Town Council.…

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Bulldozers move in to clear site for Whitchurch’s new £13m pool and fitness centre

10/01/2024
(l-to-r) Andy Hall, Whitchurch Mayor; Tom Biggins, a local Shropshire Councillor for Whitchurch North; Gerald Dakin, local Shropshire Councillor for Whitchurch South; Peter Gilbertson, Shropshire Council's project manager for the development; Lezley Picton, Leader of Shropshire Council; Peggy Mullock, a local Shropshire Councillor for Whitchurch North; and Robert Macey, Shropshire Council's Cabinet member for culture and digital. using a spade to dig

Bulldozers are on site and have started demolishing the old Whitchurch Swimming Centre, neighbouring youth hub and multi-sports area. Funded by Shropshire…

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Giant pantomime season smashes Theatre Severn’s box office records

05/01/2024
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

Ticket sales for this winter’s pantomime season at Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury have smashed box office records. The ticket office at the…

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Travel experts tip Shropshire in the top 10 up and coming global tourist destinations

05/01/2024
Ludlow Castle

Shropshire has been named as one of the world’s top 10 tourist destinations to watch by renowned travel experts ABTA – The…

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Premiere of Ukrainian documentary film “WOMEN” this Sunday

04/01/2024
"WOMEN" - new Ukrainian documentary film

A Ukrainian film-maker, who fled her home in Kyiv the day after the Russian invasion in February 2022, is preparing for the…

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Stunning images on display as Wildlife Photographer of the Year arrives in Shrewsbury

22/12/2023

The world-renowned Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, on loan from the Natural History Museum in London, will open at Shrewsbury Museum…

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News from our partners: Trustees make pool appeal for 50th anniversary refurbishment

21/12/2023
A swimming pool with a colourful wall in the background

The Trustees of SpArC at Bishop’s Castle’s have launched a £250,000 appeal for the refurbishment of the 50-year-old swimming pool at the…

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