Albrighton News

Coal Mining Heritage Weekend Saturday 2nd July to Sunday 3rd July

Severn Valley Country Park is delighted to be hosting a Coal Mining Heritage Weekend co-ordinated by Alveley Historical Society on Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd July.

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Museum aircraft join Air Show line-up

Museum aircraft join Air Show line-up

A collection of aircraft from the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford will be joining the line-up in a static display at the RAF Cosford Air Show, taking place on Sunday 19 June. Aircraft already confirmed to appear include the experimental jets; Bristol 188, Fairey Delta II and the Avro 707. The recently added Hawker Siddeley Gnat T1 will be the fourth aircraft to complete the museums display at this years show.

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Could you discover Britain’s favourite Hidden Gem?

Could you discover Britains favourite Hidden Gem?

Leading pork pie manufacturer, Pork Farms, is on the hunt to find the nations top three favourite Hidden Gems “ and need the people of Britain to help them to find them.

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Blists Hill Victorian Town travels forward to the 1940s  Summer evening on the Home Front

Blists Hill Victorian Town travels forward to the 1940s Summer evening on the Home Front

Enjoy a summer evening on the home front as Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge, travels forwards to the 1940s with vintage entertainment, activities and characters from the World War II era at Blitz Hill on Saturday, 18th June.

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Museum celebrates Armed Forces Day with concert and flypast

Museum celebrates Armed Forces Day with concert and flypast

The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford will once again celebrate the contributions made by Her Majesty's Armed Forces, by hosting an orchestra concert and a Hurricane flypast on Saturday 25 June for Armed Forces Day.

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Friends of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust awarded The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Friends of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust awarded The Queens Award for Voluntary Service

The Friends of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust have been awarded The Queens Award for Voluntary Service in recognition of nearly 50 years support for the independent Museum, which has national and international standing.

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‘Great British Bake Off’ contestant headlines at Cosford Food Festival

Great British Bake Off contestant headlines at Cosford Food Festival

Organisers at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford are delighted to be welcoming The Great British Bake Off contestant Beca Lyne-Pirkis to this years Cosford Food Festival. Beca who took part in the popular TV show in 2013 will be headlining on the demo stage both days at the 23rd-24th July event, showcasing her modern twists on family favourites.

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WIN a Lost Lanes Book by Jack Thurston

WIN a Lost Lanes Book by Jack Thurston

Jack Thurston, best-selling author of Lost Lanes and presenter of the Bike Show, takes readers on a freewheeling tour of the lost lanes and forgotten byways of wild Wales, Herefordshire and Shropshire.

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Late Evening Opening

Late Evening Opening

Members, Friends & Volunteers of the Dorothy Clive Garden are invited to our late evening opening this Wednesday 25th May from 5.30pm to 9.00pm.

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Nimrod tours are ready for half term take-off

Nimrod tours are ready for half term take-off

As May half term fast approaches, organisers at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford are gearing up for a busy week of family tours on-board one of the RAFs most sophisticated aircraft. From Saturday 28 May until Sunday 5 June, families can step inside the Hawker Siddeley Nimrod R.1 XV249 and learn about its intelligence gathering role in the Royal Air Force.

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