Shrewsbury News

A Christmas Carol guided walk

A Christmas Carol guided walk

Festive fans of the silver screen have the chance to take part in a guided walk through Shrewsbury demonstrating the town€™s links to classic film A Christmas Carol.

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CHRISTMAS EVENT SET TO BE A REAL CRACKER

Shrewsbury€™s festive season is set to start with a bang later this month as organisers plan a cracker of an event.

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Shropshire communities to welcome Olympic Flame

Shropshire communities to welcome Olympic Flame

A total of 11 Shropshire communities will welcome the Olympic Flame next May (2012) as it makes its mammoth journey from Greece to the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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Museum unveils new Spitfire

Museum unveils new Spitfire

A Supermarine Spitfire Photo Reconnaissance PR. XIX PM651 is the latest addition to the aircraft collection at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford. This rare reconnaissance Spitfire can now be seen on display in the Museum€™s Warplanes Hangar standing next to a Hurricane and a Mk 1 Spitfire.

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GREAT, GREAT GRANDSON TO HEADLINE WEEKEND OF EVENTS CELEBRATING 200 YEARS SINCE THE BIRTH OF CHARLES DICKENS

Gerald Dickens, the great, great grandson of Charles Dickens is headlining a weekend of celebrations in Shropshire during early 2012, to mark the 200th anniversary since the birth of the renowned author.

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Victorian Halloween at Hawkstone Park Historic Follies

Scary Victorian tales will be brought to life in a ghostly Halloween walk around one of Shropshire€™s leading tourist attractions. The spooky Trip to Hades around the caves and woods of The Follies at Hawkstone Park in Weston-under-Redcastle, Shrewsbury, will get underway at 6pm on Saturday, October 29.

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Taste a Flavour of the Olympics with Wenlock Hampers

Taste a Flavour of the Olympics with Wenlock Hampers

A flavour of the birthplace of the modern Olympic Games can now be tasted across the globe following the launch of Wenlock Hampers.

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FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA VICTORIAN STYLE AT BLISTS HILL

Blists Hill Victorian Town in the Ironbridge Gorge, Shropshire will open its doors on the evening of Saturday, 5th November for a spectacular fireworks extravaganza.

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New Ironbridge Stamp Unveiled

New Ironbridge Stamp Unveiled

Ironbridge in Shropshire has been included in a new range of first class stamps unveiled by Royal Mail that shows off some of Britain's most famous landmarks.

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Tanners Wines Wins National Award

Tanners Wines Wins National Award

Tanners Wines, which has its head office in Shrewsbury, has just been awarded Decanter Magazine's UK Regional Wine Merchant of the Year at the Royal Opera House in London.

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