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Living Dangerously

An exhibition of photography by war hero Terence Spencer is coming to the new Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery this summer, opening on 19th July.

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Weston Park offers unique festival experience: V Festival 16 – 17 August

Weston Park, the northern home of the V Festival, is offering a very unique festival experience. With just weeks to go before the festival (16th and 17th August) Weston has made a very special retreat available for the first time; a Victorian Hunting Lodge, which enjoys panoramic views across the grounds and the festival site.

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Madeley Living History Project

Madeley Living History Project announces funding success for new community heritage project

Madeley Living History Project is delighted to announce a Heritage Lottery Fund grant of £16,200 for a new community heritage project centred on the lives of the ‘Nine Men of Madeley’.  The project will involve people from across the town and the Gorge area, and will bring to life a piece of hidden history.

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Ironbridge Gorge museums secure more than £2m funding

Shropshire's Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust has secured £2.2m in Arts Council funding, to be paid over three years.

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New John Scott Gallery to open in October

A new gallery at Jackfield Tile Museum opening on 16th October, will house a world-class collection of British decorative tiles donated from a private collector. The 1,300 individual tiles and 310 panels feature a roll call of prestigious design names including Pugin, Dresser, Morris, De Morgan and Bawden.

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New shop planned at Merrythought site in Ironbridge

A former foundry building owned by a teddy bear manufacturer could be turned into a convenience shop in the heart of Ironbridge. Plans have been submitted for a change of use for the building at the Merrythought Village site in Ironbridge.

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T-Party back for a second year by popular demand

Telford & Wrekin Council’s free family fun day and cultural extravaganza in the Town Park, T-Party, is set to wow the crowds for a second year on Saturday 2 August.

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Broseley Pipeworks joins Totally Locally initiative

Broseley Pipeworks, one of the 10 Ironbridge Gorge Museums, is joining other local businesses in the Totally Locally initiative on Saturday, 28th June.

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RAF Museum wins PR award for Dornier Campaign

RAF Museum wins PR award for Dornier Campaign

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations has awarded the RAF Museum an Excellence Award for its 'Raising the Dornier' campaign.

The Awards Night, at London’s Old Billingsgate on Tuesday 17th June, saw approximately 800 guests gather to celebrate over 150 leading Public Relations consultancies, teams and individuals competing to win 30 prestigious CIPR Excellence Awards.

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Shropshire couple to screen England's first World Cup game at their wedding

A Shropshire couple have decided to embrace the World Cup and inject a bit of football magic into their wedding after fearing guests might abandon their big day early to watch England start their 2014 tournament bid.

 

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