Events Around Shropshire

All events    

More details - Dudmaston - If Pairing Were Power...
A new artwork for Dudmaston, shaped by visitors, made by artist Faye Claridge. Supported by funding from the Arts Council and part of the National Trust’s programme for Contemporary Arts, ’If Pairing Were Power’ takes us on a journey of intrigue and emotion in this most love home, lived in by the...
Dudmaston, Quatt, near Bridgnorth,
Today, Sun 25 Aug to Thu 29 Aug, Sun 1 Sep to Thu 5 Sep, Sun 8 Sep to Thu 12 Sep, Sun 15 Sep to Thu 19 Sep, Sun 22 Sep to Thu 26 Sep, Sun 29 Sep, Mon 30 Sep

More details - Attingham Park - Short stories and poems with our resident story teller
Drop in to see our resident story teller in the Field of Play for a selection of free short stories and poetry about the animals and people of Attingham Park.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury

More details - Dudmaston - Brisk Walking Taster Session in Comer Woods
Come to Dudmaston and put your best foot forward. Ideal for beginners and a great introduction to the activity, this free taster session will show you what it is all about. Brisk walking is a moderate-intensity exercise and has more benefits for fitness and reducing health risks than walking at an easy pace.
Dudmaston, Quatt, near Bridgnorth,
Today, Sun 25 Aug

More details - Summertime Stressfree Fun
Summertime Fun Down on the Farm - follow our Fox and Gingerbread Trail, build a den in Fairytale Forest, meet our Farmyard Friends in regular Animal Encounters. Bring a picnic and paddle in Rays Brook
Rays Farm Country Matters, Billingsley, Bridgnorth, Shropshire
Today to Tue 3 Sep

More details - Attingham Park - Faces of Change: Nature's Champions
The National Portrait Gallery is coming to Attingham with ’Nature’s Champions’, a partnership exhibition of portraits of champions of nature and the natural world from David Attenborough to Beatrix Potter, and Vivienne Westwood to Joe Strummer.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Today to Sun 8 Sep

More details - Dudmaston - Costume Exhibition: Connecting the Estate
Discover how a forester’s tools and uniform has changed over the last 100 years. Geoffrey Wolryche Whitmore’s pioneering forestry techniques saved the estate from financial ruin after the World Wars.
Dudmaston, Quatt, near Bridgnorth,
Today, Mon 26 Aug to Thu 29 Aug, Mon 2 Sep to Thu 5 Sep, Mon 9 Sep to Thu 12 Sep, Mon 16 Sep to Thu 19 Sep, Mon 23 Sep to Thu 26 Sep, Mon 30 Sep to Thu 3 Oct

More details - Attingham Park - The Courtyard Stories (stories suitable for ages 3 and up)
Attingham Mansion has lots of secret and unused spaces - especially around the outer courtyard. Join our lively story teller as he takes you for an adventure around some of these special places and weaves the stories of Attingham past and present. This hour of story fun will include a nature based take home craft.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury

More details - Attingham Park - Get Geocaching Summer 2019
Explore Attingham as you hunt for hidden geocaches around the grounds. Hire one of our devices to hunt out our geocaches and enjoy an old fashioned treasure hunt in a new fashioned way. Specialists will be on hand to show you the ropes.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Today, Thu 29 Aug

More details - Wenlock Edge - 50 things blitz
Come and tick off a number of 50 things to do before you’re 11 3/4. No. 13: Make a mud pie - Come and get your hands dirty and make a squidgy, squelchy mud pie and decorate it with twigs and leaves, No. 26: Hunt for fossils and bones - Hunt for fossils of sea creatures in our quarries, No.
Wenlock Edge

More details - Summer Afternoon Tea
Visit the Garden Café at Derwen College, in Gobowen, near Oswestry, from 12th-28th August for a traditional Summer Afternoon Tea with friends or family. Enjoy a delicate assortment of finger sandwiches.
Garden Cafe, Derwen College Whittington Road
Today to Wed 28 Aug

More details - Ultimate Activity Camps at Royal School, Wolverhampton
We provide outstanding activity day camps for children aged 4-14 during the school holidays, where the children’s welfare and fun are at the heart of all we do! Children will enjoy over 40 sports, games and art activities every week led by engaging staff at amazing locations.
The Royal School Sports Centre, Goldthorn Road, Wolverhampton
Today and Fri 23 Aug

More details - Summer Holidays - Going on a Bear Hunt
We’re not scared. Go in search of the pictures of bears around the meadows, with the bears wanting activities to be carried out at each stop; explore sounds, blow bubbles, make mud fairy cakes and enjoy a bear’s favourite food at the end of the trail cooked over a camp fire.
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre School Road
Today, Fri 23 Aug

More details - Curious Nature Project
Project leaders - Lovely Land Jamila Walker Visual Artist The Curious Nature Project is a seasonal programme of nature-inspired activities and events. Designed to create opportunities for the local community to engage with their shared green spaces, and access a connection with nature right on their doorstep.
Belle Vue and Castlefields Shrewsbury
Today to Sat 7 Sep

More details - Dudmaston - GeoFest 2019: Rock and Fossil challenge in Comer Woods
Take a closer look at ancient rocks and fossils - what stories do they tell' Meet the team from Abberley and Malvern Hills Geo Park at Heath Barn in Comer Woods. Become a geologist for the afternoon. Take a closer look at specimens of rocks and fossils to complete the challenge. Booking Not Needed.
Dudmaston, Quatt, near Bridgnorth,

More details - Attingham Park - Field of Play Friday Games
Join our Active Outdoors Assistant and lots of new friends at 11am on the Field of Play to have a go with a different team game every week. Friday afternoons will have a variety of games kit available for your family to enjoy their own sports.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Fri 23 Aug, Fri 30 Aug

More details - Attingham Park - Attingham run groups
Join one of our three run groups on either Tuesday or Friday evening. Tuesday hosts our beginners and intermediate run groups and Friday our girls only group. Join a qualified Leader in Running Fitness, in the beautiful setting of Attingham Park for our evening run groups.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Fri 23 Aug, Tue 27 Aug, Fri 30 Aug, Tue 3 Sep, Fri 6 Sep, Tue 10 Sep, Fri 13 Sep, Tue 17 Sep, Fri 20 Sep, Tue 24 Sep, Fri 27 Sep, Tue 1 Oct, Fri 4 Oct

More details - Dudmaston - Come out and play in Comer Woods
Join us in Heath Meadow for playtime this summer. Have a game of bat and ball or try your hand at soft archery - there’s something for everyone to try. Delve into the playbox in Heath Meadow for bats, balls and family games.
Dudmaston, Quatt, near Bridgnorth,
Fri 23 Aug, Wed 28 Aug

More details - Sunnycroft - 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ at Sunnycroft
Start your ’50 things adventure’ what will you discover at Sunnycroft this summer. How many different shaped clouds can you see, why not try being really quiet, listen to the birds, guess which bird is singing or get to know one of our really big trees down our Wellingtonia avenue.
Sunnycroft, 200 Holyhead Road, Wellington, Telford,
Fri 23 Aug to Tue 27 Aug, Fri 30 Aug to Tue 3 Sep

More details - Attingham Park - Grow Your Green Roots: Indoor Conservation in Action
Pop in to the Mansion and see our friendly and dedicated conservation team at work as they care for our large and varied collection of historic objects including books, furniture and textiles.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Fri 23 Aug, Fri 30 Aug

More details - Ludlow Summer Foraging Course
Situated on the outskirts of Ludlow, there’s no better place to learn about the finest, culinary, wild food. The course starts with a short introduction on what to look for and a brief of the general countryside codes. Then we’ll set off on a roughly 2.
Mortimer Forest, Black Pool Carpark, Ludlow
Fri 23 Aug 19

More details - Attingham Park - Explore the River Tern with Shrewsbury Canoe Hire
Canoe Attinghams hidden gem; the beautiful River Tern. Suitable for all ages and experience levels, this is a unique opportunity to paddle back in time and experience the history of Attingham Park though the views from the river.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Fri 23 Aug to Mon 26 Aug, Fri 30 Aug to Sun 1 Sep

More details - Attingham Park - Dance performance and workshops - Maeflower Dance: Earth, Water, Fire, Air
Come watch a collection of four short dances choreographed in response to the National Portrait Gallery ’Faces of Change - Natures Champions’ exhibition here at Attingham. Become part of the dance with dance based family workshops between each act.
Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury
Fri 23 Aug, Sat 24 Aug, Fri 30 Aug, Sat 31 Aug

More details - Bishop`s Castle Railway Weighbridge Restoration Site Open Days
An opportunity to see the stage one restoration of the railway weighbridge building now that the bricked up windows and doors have been opened up, the walls have been stabilised and the roof has been completely replaced. Original materials were carefully saved and reused wherever possible.
The Old Railway Weighbridge Building, opposite the Cattle Market, Station Street, Bishop`s Castle
Sat 24 Aug 19 to Mon 26 Aug

More details - CAMBRIAN Heritage Railways  - DIESEL
Part of the joint operation with Oswestry, this is diesel only and trains go to Pen y Garrog Halt.(Pant). Halt is ideal for walking trails and the Montgomery canal, it is dried up.. Refreshments are in the RMB. Joint reduced tickets are available for both sites Free car park.
Lynclys Station...B4396 (Knockin)... White Lion Crossroads
Sat 24 Aug to Mon 26 Aug, Sat 7 Sep, Sun 8 Sep, Sat 14 Sep, Sun 15 Sep

More details - Bats and Moth Walk
Join us for an evening walk to look at Vyrnwy’s bats in their various habitats, and also to visit a moth trap and identify some moths. Find out why these amazing creatures make Lake Vyrnwy their home and what you can do to help. Anti-midge stuff recommended. Children are more than welcome but it will be a late finish!
RSPB Lake Vyrnwy Nature Reserve Llanwddyn, Oswestry
Sat 24 Aug 19

Things to do in Shropshire