Category: Leisure, culture and heritage

1434 Leisure, culture and heritage posts found.

Teenagers set up book group at Ellesmere Library

Founder members of the Ellesmere teen’s book club, (from left ) Victoria Moughton, Josh Martin, Evie Edwards and Charlotte Hynes  (Picture: David Atkinson)

A group of young people have formed their own reading group at Ellesmere Library – proving that not all teenagers are totally…

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Curtain going up on this year’s pantomime at Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury

The Panto Adventures Of Peter Pan cast poster

It’s panto time! Oh yes it is! The curtain is going up on this year’s pantomime at Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury.  Audiences will be taking…

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Cheers to the rural pub project research volunteers as 10 sites picked


A team exploring historic Ordnance Survey maps from the 1880s onwards have been working out the evolution of 200 pub buildings across…

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Shropshire’s prehistoric treasures saved for all to enjoy

Axe heads. Copyright: British Museum’s Portable Antiquities Scheme

Seven separate prehistoric hoards discovered in north Shropshire will be secured for the public by Shropshire Museums. The Shropshire Council service has…

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Late night Christmas shopping and Winter Warmers at The Market Hall Shrewsbury

People in Market Hall Shrewsbury at Christmas

The Market Hall Shrewsbury will sprinkle some festive sparkle in a series of late night shopping and Winter Warmer events in the…

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Robert Clive statue in The Square, Shrewsbury – an update


In July 2020 Shropshire Council’s Cabinet decided to keep the Robert Clive statue in situ in The Square, Shrewsbury, with interpretation. Shropshire…

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Workshop inspired by Shropshire sun pendant


A gilding workshop inspired by the beauty and lustre of the Shropshire Sun Pendant is bringing a glow up to Shrewsbury Museum…

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Shrewsbury Market Hall calls for votes in bid to win national title

People nejoying the Market Hall in Shrewsbury

Fans of Shrewsbury Market Hall are being urged to cast their vote in a national competition to find the country’s best market.…

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Praise for team supporting theatre’s return from pandemic

SpArC Theatre, Bishop's Castle

The Shropshire Council leisure team supporting Bishop Castle’s SpArC Theatre as it resets its programme after pandemic restrictions were lifted has won…

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Vote now to name Shropshire countryside sites the People’s Choice


Two countryside sites owned and managed by Shropshire Council are in the running to be named the nation’s favourite park in the…

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