Category: Leisure and culture

1141 Leisure and culture posts found.

Shrewsbury Castle Dig Diary – Day Three


Day three of the excavation has seen us move through the lower part of layer two. We have begun to find more…

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Shrewsbury Castle Dig Diary – Day Two

An image of the dig team at Shrewsbury Castle during the excavation

Day two has been spent skimming any remaining top soil with spades. Next the teams worked back across the trench in lines,…

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Shrewsbury Castle Dig Diary – Day One

An image of two of the finds from day one of the first ever Shrewsbury Castle excavation

Day one saw us break ground inside the walls of the castle for the first time. Peeling back the turf and slowly…

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Wartime Farm: Step back to the 1940s home front this August

An image of people dressed in 1940's period clothing at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm for the Wartime Farm event.

Step back to life on a 1940s farm this August with Acton Scott Historic Working Farm at ‘Wartime Farm’. Wartime Farm will…

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History set to be uncovered at Shrewsbury Castle excavation

An image of Shrewsbury Castle with the union jack flying at the left. There a lawns and plants that are in pristine condition on a beautiful summer day.

The the first ever excavation of Shrewsbury Castle is underway and the castle is open for you to visit. The excavation will…

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New surface for AstroTurf pitch at Shrewsbury Sports Village 

Shrewsbury Sports Village AstroTurf pitch

A new surface on the Astro Turf football pitch at Shrewsbury Sports Village will open next Monday (22 July 2019). Work started…

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Whatever the weather it’s FOLK at the Farm!

An image of Acton Scott Historic Working Farm taken by a drone. Acton Scott Historic Working Farm will be hosting the Folk at the Farm festival

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm is one of the jewels in Shropshire’s crown; a real working farm that gives a unique insight…

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The Mere recognised as one of the UK’s very best green spaces

An aerial image of The Mere in Ellesmere which has been awarded the Green Flag award.

The Mere in Ellesmere has been awarded the Green Flag Award for the sixth year in a row, recognising it as one…

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Star cast announced for Cabaret coming to Shrewsbury

Kara Lily Hayworth

Anita Harris, John Partridge and Kara Lily Hayworth join the cast of the multi award-winning production of Kander and Ebb’s landmark musical…

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Children invited to join Space Chase in Shropshire Libraries

An image of Space Chase artwork. Space Chase is the theme of the 2019 Summer Reading Challenge run by the Reading Agency. Shropshire Libraries are encouraging primary school children to take part in Space Chase this summer.

Shropshire Libraries are calling for children to sign up to read six books this summer as part of Space Chase, Summer Reading…

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