Ironbridge & Telford News
Call for Young Artists - Weston Park, Nr.Shifnal
The Weston Park Foundation is inviting schools in Shropshire and Staffordshire to enter an exciting competition which will feature artwork by children in primary and secondary education and give each entrant the opportunity to win a cash prize for their school funds as well as art materials for themselves.
GOLD Award for Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust in the 2015 VisitEngland Awards for Excellence
Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust has won the top Gold Award in the Large Visitor Attraction of the Year category of the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2015. Intended for venues that welcome more than 50,000 visitors per annum, it was judged on the overall quality of the experience provided.
Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust Acquires historic drawing of the Iron Bridge
The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, with the support of the Arts Council England V&A Purchase Grant Fund and the Friends of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, has acquired a stunning late 18th century line and wash drawing of the Iron Bridge.
Adopt an Object you love at The Ironbridge Gorge Museum
The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust in Shropshire has launched a brilliant way to show you care about its amazing collections. By adopting one of the Museum’s special objects, you will be helping the charity to care for its nationally designated collections and supporting its education programmes.
(Free) Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Festival
The free Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Festival, which is supported by Telford & Wrekin Council, will be taking place this year on Saturday, 19th September with heritage talks and walks. In addition there will be a high quality craft and food market, live street entertainment and family activities from 12noon until 5pm. New for 2015 is a fantastic painting competition.
PLANS FOR SAR CELEBRATION AT COSFORD
Organisers of the RAF Cosford Air Show today confirmed more aircraft that will be appearing on Sunday 14th June, as part of the Search and Rescue theme.
RAF Cosford 'opens its doors' to recruiting reserves
This year's Cosford Air Show promises to be a spectacular event for many reasons. One in particular will be the presence of the Station's very own RAF Reserve Squadron. Situated in the Recruiting Village, personnel from No. 605 (County of Warwick) Squadron will be on hand to answer questions and start the recruitment process for those interested in joining.
Ironbridge Gorge Walking Festival celebrates 10th anniversary
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Ironbridge Gorge Walking Festival (Friday, 1st – Sunday 10th May) is offering 10 days of free, varied and rewarding walks in and around Telford’s stunning Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, where the Industrial Revolution began over 300 years ago.
Helicopter fans will be well accommodated at the RAF Cosford Air Show 2015, with news of more participants for the show on Sunday 14th June announced by the organisers today.
THE EARLY BIRD CATCHES THE WORM AT WESTON
Set your alarm clock and join wildlife and ornithology expert John Tucker on a Dawn Chorus Walk to find out more about the feathered inhabitants at Weston Park, the stately home on the Shropshire \ Staffordshire border.