Ironbridge & Telford News
Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust -Raises £25,000 in Art Fund Crowd Funding Project
The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust in Shropshire has worked with the Art Fund and successfully raised £25,000 through an innovative crowd funding campaign to redesign the Museum of The Gorge and create a new community space.
CHRISTMAS AT WESTON PARK
Enjoy a 17th century Christmas at Weston Park as the stately home reveals a line-up of festive retreats and gourmet experiences including brand new afternoon tea in the Dining Room, Christmas Food & Craft Fayre and Christmas Shopping preview evenings in the Granary Deli.
“Chatty Man” tickets on sale on Friday!
Much-loved hit comedian Alan Carr is to return to the stage at Oakengates Theatre @ The Place – with tickets going on sale this Friday at 10am.
Autism Friendly Performance of Beauty and the Beast
This year’s pantomime at Oakengates Theatre will be accessible to even more people with a special ‘relaxed performance’ for children and adults who may not be comfortable in a traditional theatre setting.
Photo archive to take residents down memory lane
Camel racing in Telford Town Park….aerial views of Telford’s New Town Estates….Stirchley, Hollinswood and Randlay as they were built…a brand new railway station
Coalbrookdale’s Old Furnace presented with 100th Engineering Heritage Award
The Old Furnace, in Coalbrookdale Shropshire has been presented with a prestigious Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ Engineering Heritage Award in recognition of it being the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution.
Rare and endangered butterfly returns to borough sites after 20 year absence
Telford & Wrekin Council is celebrating the return of a rare and endangered butterfly species to local sites after an absence of nearly 20 years.
Iron Bridge Proposal
When a banner with the words “Will you marry me?” appeared on Shropshire’s famous Iron Bridge, the search was on to find the mystery romantic.
Carols at Southwater
Telford’s new Southwater Development will be getting the borough into the Christmas spirit with a major free carol event for all to join in.
Collector gives life’s work to Ironbridge's Jackfield Tile Museum
A new gallery has opened at Ironbridge's Jackfield Tile Museum after collector John Scott donated his personal assortment of ornate tiles.