Historic landscape gardens covering 14 acres with lakes, cascades dating from C18, woodland walks and wildflowers. Snowdrops in February, Bluebells and Violas in May, Roses and Autumn colour in October.
A two acre early Victorian Walled Garden with large herbaceous borders, a herb garden, shrubbery, demonstration vines and very old fruit trees. In addition there is a large Penstemon and Hemerocallis collection. The gardens of Delbury Hall will be accessible unless a private function is being held.
Flocks of Words is an immersive, hypnotic blend of music and poetry exploring landscape and the human soul. Grounded in the Shropshire Hills where the artists live and work, the sounds and language quickly become the audience’s own and the themes universal.
• Ramble – 22.5 miles This beautiful circular walk rambles over the rolling Shropshire hills from and back to Bishop’s Castle, via Offa’s Dyke, Shropshire Way, the Walcot Estate and Bury Ditches, with a welcome hot vegetarian lunch at Clun
• Scramble – 13 miles This hill walk leaves Bishop’s Castle, to climb up to...
WALK TO BEAT BLOOD CANCER
Join us for a Ramble (22.5 miles), Scramble (13 miles) or Amble (9.5 miles) around the beautiful Shropshire countryside to help us beat blood cancers.
Round and About Walks offer adventurous types the chance to ramble, amble or scramble through the Shropshire countryside.
Offset by a mature collection of specimen trees, the garden is divided into intimate sections, carefully linked by winding paths. The front lawn flanked by striking borders, extends to a gravel, art garden and ha-ha.
Ruthall Manor, Bridgnorth
Mon 7 May, Fri 18 May, Sat 19 May, Fri 8 Jun, Sat 9 Jun
Two acres nestling in South Shropshire hills. Self-sufficient vegetable plot. Chickens in orchard, foxes permitting. Large herbaceous borders. Dewpond surrounded by purple elder, irises, candelabra primulas and dieramas. Large selection of fragrant roses. Teas in sheltered courtyard.
Set in a stunning tranquil position, our naturalistic and evolving 6½ acre garden was originally landscaped in 1962. Most of the trees, azaleas and rhododendrons were planted then. There is a wonderful new kitchen garden designed and planted by Jayne and Norman Grove. Ponds and woodland walk encourage wildlife.
A charity fundraising event will be held in aid of The Harry Johnson Trust at 7.30pm, on the 28th April at Shrewsbury Town Football Club, Montgomery Waters Meadow. There will be a charity auction and raffle with Photo Booth, live music entertainment and more, plus comedy Magician…The GREAT Paul Rushworth!
With spectacular views, this one acre organic garden has been developed over the past 14 years to be in harmony and its surroundings. Divided into many rooms, there are vibrant herbaceous borders and terraces, rose trellises and a large vegetable plot.
Join WildLife Survival School for a series of Natural Craft workshops focusing on basketry and spoon carving using only hand tools. These workshops can start you at the very beginning of both these ancient art forms or help you take the next step.
Let Lord Berwick take you back in time for an exciting private tour of the stunning ground floor of Attingham Mansion. Our humorous guide will lead you on a Grand Tour around this glorious building just after the last of the visitors leave for the day.
The 2018 Shrewsbury Regatta will take place on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 May 2018.
The Regatta is one of the oldest events in the rowing calendar, having first been held in 1871. Races will take place on the River Severn in Shrewsbury between English Bridge and the boathouses opposite the Quarry.
A long drive approach through parkland designed by Humphry Repton. Walks lined with golden yew through extensive lawns, with views over Severn Valley. Borders containing roses, herbaceous and shrubs, also ancient yew wood. Enclosed walled garden containing mixed planting, garden buildings, tower and game larder.
Join us and celebrate Shropshire Kidsfest third year!. We turn the Quarry Park into one HUGE play park for your children to enjoy, with so much going on your children can have an amazing day filled with fun activities and giggles all when discovering new talents.
In 2018 the well-loved Carducci are celebrating their 21st anniversary. As part of their nationwide ’Bartok 2018’ project, in Shropshire the quartet have been presenting a chamber music Series called ‘Voyages from Budapest’, including this last concert featuring jewels by Haydn, Bartok and Dvorak which...
Set in pre-World War Two USA the play opens with Tom, the narrator and protagonist, recalling memories of his mother Amanda Wingfield and sister Laura. Amanda, a faded Southern Belle, shares her dingy St. Louis, Missouri apartment with Tom, in his early twenties, and his slightly older sister.
Throughout 2018, we are offering reduced entry of £2 on the first Sunday of the month.
On the first Sunday of the month, bring your sketchbook with you when you visit us and show it to reception in the VIC!
In an exciting new venture, the Edge Chamber Choir is joined by a new classical choir, the Blue Hills Choir, in a concert to celebrate not only the 100th anniversary of both Parry and Debussy but also the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Contemporary Craft Show organised by Shropshire Guild of Contemporary Craft & the Worcestershire Guild of Contemporary Craft. Jewellery, ceramics, sculpture, furniture, textiles, glass and more...FREE admission.
We’re proud to continue celebrating delicious food and drink created in Ludlow, the Welsh Marches, and beyond, together with live music, classic vehicles and much more over the weekend of our Ludlow Spring Festival, held in the stunning setting of Ludlow Castle and around our historic town.
Phil Kelsall MBE plays the Mighty Wurlitzer theatre organ at The Buttermarkt in Shrewsbury. There will be a raffle, sales table and an extended range of refreshments available from The Buttermarket Team. Web: www.shropshiretheatreorgantrust.co.uk
Take a rare opportunity to step behind the door that hundreds of local people walk past every day on this special tour. Built in the fourteenth century to provide protection against Wales, delve into the history of the tower on one of our pre booked, timed tours on one of only 8 open days a year. Booking Essential.
Join the ranger and learn about the bat species on Wenlock Edge. Use our bat detectors to locate and listen to their calls. Finish the walk with a warming hot chocolate. Wear sturdy boots, wrap up warm and bring a torch. Booking Essential. Phone: 03442491895. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Fancy improving your knowledge of Shropshire’s wild larder' See what edible delights can be found at Wilderhope in spring and learn how to identify different edible and poisonous species. Head back to the Manor house to learn how to process the plants and enjoy a wild edible lunch. Booking Essential.
On Saturday 7th April we will be carrying forward the new stock from the 3rd March sale which was cancelled due to snow. The sale starts at 07.45 and be sure to be early because the early bird catches the bargain at our Giant First Saturday Charity sales.
Knowle, one mile below Clee Hill Village on Tenbury Wells Road
Boots + Roots will be held on Sunday 6TH May 2018, the aim of the day is to provide families with a ‘digital detox’ where they can get involved in activities including den building, crafts, messy play, gardening, cooking, sports and much more!
Between 2 and 4pm the Wigmore and District Gardening Club will be selling seedlings, vegetable plants, plug plants, herbaceous plants and annuals of all sorts. These have been donated by members so the prices and the quality are good. Always an enjoyable and busy event so ARRIVE EARLY! Tea, coffee and cakes available.
5 acre south facing hillside garden developed over past 40 years with magnificent views over unspoilt countryside. Some herbaceous around the house with extensive lawns and mown paths surrounded by roses, shrubs and specimen trees leading to the half acre Oak Pool 200ft below house.
Large 1½ acre garden which has evolved over 20yrs. Terrace with roses, alliums and iris surrounded by box hedging. Specimen trees planted in large lawn. Hundreds of tulips for spring colour. Clematis walk to pool. Courtyard planted with scented violas. Greenhouse full of streptocarpus.
A monthly 1½ hours singing workshop led by Jane Read. Everyone welcome - come every time or just when you feel like it! We’ll sing rounds and lovely harmony songs and, together, will make a wonderful sound. Everything will be taught by ear, from scratch every time.
The Back Room, Bridgnorth Baptist Church, West Castle St, Bridgnorth
Drive ½m with rhododendrons, fine trees and pools. Restored ice-house. Woodland walks. Also open Dower House (Mr & Mrs Colin Wells) 4 acre woodland and shrub garden with contemporary sculpture and walled vegetable garden.
Hanidcraft’s galore this weekend at Sunnycroft. This weekend come and see a variety of crafts being demonstrated at Sunnycroft. There a host of crafts to watch from patchwork to lace making, there are even opportunities to try your crafting skills. Booking Not Needed. Phone: 01952 242884. Children are welcome.
The Bostin’ Vrwnwy Velo Sportive will take riders on a choice of three fully signposted routes amongst the glorious Welsh scenery of Powys and Gwynedd, taking in the beautiful lakes at Bala and Vrwnwy.
The Rotary Club’s Social Night returns tonight at 7.00p.m. prompt and normally runs on the fourth Tuesday of each month. This month, it is a Quiz Night and costs £1.50 per person to take part in teams of up to 5 people.
Elephant & Castle, 1, High Street, Dawley, TELFORD