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February Half Term at Blists Hill Victor...

February 16th – 24th 2013 Lots of activities for all of the family to take part in at the Victorian Town. Chat to the townsfolk in their shops and cottages and find out about old curious remedies in the Pharmacy. Enjoy traditionally prepared fish and chips for lunch or freshly baked bread from...

Victorian Christmas Fair, Ironbridge...

There is still an opportunity to visit Blists Hill Victorian Town in Ironbridge this coming weekend 15th and 16th December and help them celebrate Christmas. Shops and cottages decorated and a visit to Father Christmas before he heads off with his reindeer to deliver all the presents.  

Contemporary Christmas Craft Fair in Iro...

Join us at Enginuity over the weekend of 17 & 18 November for one of the region’s premier contemporary craft & fine food fairs.  ‘A Gorgeous Christmas’ brings together an inspirational mix of the finest local craftspeople and food producers – all with a magical...

Break your journey and stay near The Iro...

Great Orme, Llandudno Why not stay at The Stanage Bed & Breakfast in Telford, Shropshire and visit The World Heritage Site of The Ironbridge Gorge. Telford is just off the M54 and ideally placed to break a long journey to North Wales or Ireland. We are 120 miles from Holyhead (A5), 93 miles from...

Jubilee Celebrations at Blists Hill this...

  Blists Hill Victorian Town Jubilee Weekend Celebrations at Blists Hill   Saturday 2nd, Sunday 3rd, Monday 4th and  Tuesday 5th June.   All day activities – times  will be displayed Most events will be taking place on the Green at Blists Hill Includes   Wellington Brass Band Seaforth...

How Peggy the Much Wenlock Piglet took p...

I found the perfect gift for our first grandchild, due in September, in Waterstones, Telford today. Not only is the book topical for 2012 and local, Much Wenlock, it is even printed and published in Shropshire. How Peggy the Much Wenlock Piglet took part in the Olympian Games Peggy the piglet has a wonderful...

The Olympic Torch comes to Ironbridge, S...

The Olympic Torch will be coming to Ironbridge on May 30th. Official Torch Timings The Torch will arrive in Ironbridge at 3.14pm and depart at 3.39pm The Torch will arrive in Telford Town Centre at 3.46pm and depart at 3.54pm The Torch will arrive in Newport at 4.06pm and depart at 4.24pm Come and...

A visit to Blists Hill, Victorian Town a...

Incline Lift, Blists Hill After visiting CORE at The Museum of Iron we drove over to Blists Hill and soaked up the sunshine ,while enjoying fish and chips, sat on the bank of the canal. We had help from the ducks and the huge fish swimming in the canal with the chips. Always a good place to visit and...

CORE at Enginuity,Coalbrookdale, Ironbri...

We went to visit this exciting exhibition today by the artist Kurt Hentschlager. It is a digital creation of movement and sound of weightless humanoid figures in extreme motion. CORE is part of the London 2012 Festival and is at the heart of the Cultural Olympiad. Even better it is free to visit and...

Christmas shopping in Ironbridge...

Come and stay at The Stanage B & B in Telford and pop down to Ironbridge and do your Christmas shopping. Are you looking for that illusive  Christmas Gift , why not visit the Christmas Shopping Events at the Museum Shops this year, for unusual gifts and novelties, VIP Shopping experiences and hand...