Here are just a few of the great events happening in Shropshire.
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The Guild of Aviation Artists was formed in 1971 and is recognised throughout the world for the promotion of aviation art. The paintings on display in the Art Gallery have been specially selected to demonstrate the variety and scope of members’ work. They represent 100 years of the Royal Air Force in its centenary year. The paintings on display are all for sale and the RAF Museum receives a commission from sales.
From: 23rd February 2018
To: 31st December 2018
View an exhibition about the Coalbrookdale School of Art where many of the artisans who worked in the various factories in the Ironbridge Gorge were once trained. Free admission
From: 21st March 2018
To: 21st December 2018
It’s spring time and our Fordhall Fairies are back at Fordhall. Our Enchanted Trail is ready for you to explore – see if you can find where they live and who their animal friends are. But be careful, not all their friends are just animals. It’s £2 per child – just come along any time and ask in Arthur’s Farm Kitchen Cafe for your question sheet and map. (Closed Mondays)
From: 9th May 2018
To: 31st August 2018
Families can step inside the Hawker Siddeley Nimrod R.1 XV249 and learn about its intelligence gathering role in the Royal Air Force. Tours will run throughout the day for groups of up to six people, lasting approximately 15 minutes. During the tour visitors will learn about the history of the aircraft, hear about the crews on board and view the sophisticated surveillance equipment up close. Booking is required.
From: 23rd July 2018
To: 1st September 2018
How many times have you watched ‘Prison Break’? or even ‘Shawshank Redemption’? - You’ve probably already planned inside your head your own escape plan! Well thanks to the awesome team at ‘Immersive Events’ now’s your chance to put those plans to the test! We’re not talking about any ‘old’ Escape Room, we’re talking about a REAL, fully working, operational JAIL. What’s more is our Jails not only come with CELL’S, they’re also bursting with other prisoners and officers too! So, your search for the ULTIMATE ‘escape room’ is over, look no further, because Immersive Events hosts the world’s ONLY ‘Prison Break’ game! Visit the website to book.
Date: 28th July 2018
SHREWSBURY FLEA is a fabulous mixture of Antiques and collectables, antique furniture, vintage clothing & fabrics, architectural salvage, reclamation and just that quirky stylish item that will compliment your home. SHREWSBURY FLEA is a relaxed place to both trade and visit with brilliant regular traders and loyal customers on a fantastic showground within walking distance of Shrewsbury Town centre. We regularly see between 2700 - 4300 visitors and between 100 – 150 traders over the weekend and this fair is ever increasing in popularity. Traders can book and pay ONLINE with our new ONLINE booking system.
From: 28th July 2018
To: 29th July 2018