Albrighton News

Apley Farm Shop hosts show jumping event

Apley Farm Shop hosts show jumping event

Apley Farm Shop will host a Pony Club show jumping event this Sunday, 26 June, with 264 competitors from 15 pony clubs in Area 7 of the Pony Club. The winners go to the Pony Club Championships held 19-22 August at Cholmondeley Castle in Cheshire. Apley Farm Shop will host a Pony Club show jumping event this Sunday, 26 June, with 264 competitors from 15 pony clubs in Area 7 of the Pony Club. The winners go to the Pony Club Championships held 19-22 August at Cholmondeley Castle in Cheshire.

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Tate Britain expert presents Elisabeth Frink talk at Cosford

Tate Britain expert presents Elisabeth Frink talk at Cosford

The work of British sculptor Dame Elisabeth Frink CH DEB RA will be the focus of an art lecture taking place at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford next month. The lecture entitled Elisabeth Frink: The Expressive Power of Bronze' will be presented by guest speaker Frank Woodgate, a lecturer and guide at Tate Britain and will take place on Monday 4 July 2016.

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 Bring dad for free on Father’s Day to a Sherlock Holmes themed event at Blists Hill Victorian Town; Sunday 19th June

Bring dad for free on Fathers Day to a Sherlock Holmes themed event at Blists Hill Victorian Town; Sunday 19th June

Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge, is inviting all dads to come as their guest on Sunday, 19th June when they can follow in Sherlock Holmes footsteps at a detective themed Fathers Day. Admission to the Victorian Town will be free for fathers, when accompanied by another full-paying adult.

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Spectacular new photographic exhibition ‘Empires of Emptiness – Fortresses of the Sahara and the Steppe’  Jackfield Tile Museum, Ironbridge until 21st September

Spectacular new photographic exhibition Empires of Emptiness “ Fortresses of the Sahara and the Steppe Jackfield Tile Museum, Ironbridge until 21st September

A stunning new free photographic exhibition now open at Jackfield Tile Museum, in the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, considers how empires expand into deserts and explores these vast spaces of wind, sand and stars.

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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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