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21 Aug 2018
The Darwin Shopping Centre was joined by Shrewsbury Town Football Club’s Lenny the Lion and aspiring Jungle Explorers last week, as they took on the centre’s brand-new Summer Jungle – a free play area that will be in-situ in the centre until the last Sunday in August. Youngsters were challenged with making their way through the ball pit swamp, navigating a route over the rickety bridge, climbing...
30 Jul 2018
Children accompanying adults will have free access to the Shrewsbury Flower Show this year - and will find plenty to do in a dedicated area with everything from crafts to circus skills to keep them busy. Everything in the children’s area is completely free and will keep youngsters entertained throughout the weekend in The Quarry on 10 th and 11 th August Garden designer Chris Beardshaw, who won...
12 Jul 2018
The History Press is delighted to announce the forthcoming release of ‘Shropshire Folk Tales for Children’ by Amy Douglas in July 2018. Featuring specially commissioned illustrations by a local artist and part of a new series of folk tales for children from Britain’s finest storytellers, The History Press is the premier contemporary resource for British folk tales. Do you know that there are...
26 Jun 2018
Peace Lily: Story telling and book signing with author Hilary Robinson at Button & Bear Bookshop. Author Hilary Robinson and illustrator Martin Impey tell the story of Lily, a young girl who becomes a nurse and follows her childhood friends Ben and Ray to the battlefields of France. Peace Lily pays tribute to the hundreds of women who contributed to the war effort. Date:  20th October 2018...
22 Jun 2018
Last Monday award-winning TV historian and Beanstalk Ambassador Dan Snow took time before his talk ‘An evening with the History Guy’ at the Theatre Severn to meet and thank Beanstalk’s longest-serving volunteer in Shropshire Ann Powis for her work supporting local primary school children with reading. He came along to Beanstalk’s stand in the foyer of the theatre to present Ann with tickets to...
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...
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