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18 Mar 2018
Get Hooked on Books! The overriding theme of this year’s May Children's Literature Festival is about inspiring young minds to be creative, to challenge them with exciting new activities and masterclasses and, most of all, to enjoy words by celebrating them in both the written and spoken format. By focusing on our ethos of inspiring children to develop a life-long love of reading, we have prepared...
Bright Owls After--School Clubs
14 Dec 2017
Children have the exciting opportunity to enhance their language abilities thanks to the return of specialised After-School Clubs - delivered by leading languages provider, Bright Owls.   Bright Owls professional After-School Clubs offer the perfect chance for children aged 5-11 years to gain friendly, high-quality assistance with their language skills at both Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.   After...
31 Oct 2017
On Friday, The British Ironworks literally turned itself into “Hell on earth” for their annual Halloween Spooktacular event. This event was only open to members and saw a limit on the number of passes provided. Visitors, on entering, were subjected to horrific sights, seeing some children furiously reassured before entering the parkland. The Lucky ones that managed to get a pass were warned...
Children from ABC Day Nursery held a Harvest festival and collected food to donate to a local church
06 Oct 2017
A group of nurseries in Telford is giving food donations to people across the town after holding a harvest festival. ABC Day Nursery, which has bases in Holinswood, Lightmoor, Hadley and Hoo, has collected crate loads of food which is now being delivered to those nearby. The food collected by the children at Hoo is being given to St Lawrence’s Church in Preston upon the Weald Moors, who will...
Easter Spanish workshops with Bright Owls language experts
31 Mar 2017
Children have the exciting opportunity to learn Spanish this Easter, with several engaging language workshops taking place with Shrewsbury-based Bright Owls.   The Spanish workshops will be taking place at Bright Owls offices in Shrewsbury town centre, on Tuesday 18th April and Wednesday 19th April - between 10:30am and 1:30pm each day.   Children aged 5-11 years old, will have the chance to...
22 Mar 2017
Shrewsbury Bookfest is proud to present its ‘May Festival’ programme for 2017. This event,  described as ‘a beacon of excellence amongst literary festivals’ by their patron, author Michael Morpurgo, is their annual children’s literary extravaganza, with authors, illustrators and artists coming to this beautiful town to share their creative secrets, showcase their work and meet their fans. Since...
07 Nov 2016
An annual awards ceremony supporting top county businesses which cater for children and young people is calling for sponsors. The Businesses for Children Awards, now in its fourth year, shines a light on the hard work undertaken by those working across the county to support children and young people. Organisers are looking for sponsors to support a variety of areas at the black tie awards...
19 Oct 2016
Youngsters are being given the chance to get active at a series of sports camps being held across Shropshire during the school half-term holiday. Ball Sports Community Coaching is holding multi-sports camps and goalkeeper workshops at The Marches School in Oswestry, and football camps at Market Drayton Cricket Club and Sir John Talbot School in Whitchurch. Sessions are being held every day during...
25 Jul 2016
Get set for some alfresco family fun at Ludlow Food Centre, thanks to the opening of a brand new children's play area and picnic space.  The award-winning food and drink destination can now be happily added to the list of child-friendly places to visit now that schools have broken up for their long summer holiday. An official opening ceremony will take place on Wednesday 3rd August, which...
07 Mar 2016
The Hive, an arts charity and venue in Shrewsbury working with young people and children across the county, has been working in partnership with the Armed Forces Covenant and others since February 2015 to bring more than 80 inspirational music workshops for toddlers, children, young people and their families in the Connect-Create music project. On Tuesday March 1st, the final performance of the...
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