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Heritage Open Days - Dance Workshops

Mistress Love offers English Country Dance workshops at 11am and 2pm on Sunday 11th September.

Mistress Love is a dance historian who choreographs for Theatre, Film and TV but there is nothing she loves more than the delights of English Country Dancing. Swirling your partner round,...

Heritage Open Days - Sculpture Making Workshop

Art workshop for young people, although all welcome, using stained glass windows as inspiration. Event not suitable for children under the age of 5.

Heritage Open Days - Medieval Walking Tour of Shrewsbury

Join St Mary’s Church for a free guided walking tour of Shrewsbury Medieval Churches and Ale Houses. Walk back in time and explore the medieval huts, ale houses and churches of Shrewsbury.

If you would like to guarantee a place on the tour please book a place at the welcome desk in St...

Heritage Open Days - Guided Walk of Shrewsbury

Discover more of the historic heart of Shrewsbury with town tours by the Shrewsbury Civic Society, led by Mr S Sedman, a well known town guide, on Saturday 9th September at 13.00 /15.00 and Mr J Brown a local historian on Sunday at 13.00/15.00.

The tours are being offered for free at...

History Day at the Dana Prison - Looking Back in Time

On Monday 29 th August (bank holiday) the Dana Gaol will be taking a trip back in time.

Characters from years gone past will be walking the prison from the Georgian Era of 1793, when the prison was first built through to its closure in March 2013.

Visitors will be able to walk...

Shrewsbury garden trail

St Alkmund's Church are offering visitors the opportunity to visit some of the hidden gardens within Shrewsbury's town walls.

Tickets and maps are available from St Alkmund's Church.

Shropshire Civic Society presents National Civic Day

Shrewsbury Civic Society is taking part in National Civic Day. Put simply, it’s a day for communities to celebrate the place where they live and to raise awareness. The large majority of people regard heritage as important and believe how their town looks effects their sense of pride, place and...

Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside!

Take a trip back to discover how the Edwardians continued the development of seaside holidays and days out with bathing machines, donkey rides, piers and Punch & Judy! Find out what they wore on their days at the coast, how they got there and what they brought home as souvenirs. Shrewsbury...

I, Elizabeth

Queen at 25, political phoenix and famously unmarried – but who was the woman beneath the crown? Using only Elizabeth's words, Rebecca Vaughan explores the queen’s struggle to reconcile the desires of womanhood with the duties of sovereignty.

Adapted & performed by Rebecca Vaughan (...

The Big House - The History of Shelton Hospital

The history of Shelton Hospital on the outskirts of Shrewsbury at Bicton Heath will be told in a new exhibition opening on 29th April and continuing until 24th July. The exhibition is supported by Shropshire Homes, which is redeveloping the Shelton Hospital into houses and apartments.

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