Shrewsbury Town Council and The British Ironwork Centre create a spectacular display.

Leaders from Shrewsbury Town Council have harnessed the support of the British Ironwork Centre in the creation of spectacular displays to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.  The project, which will span a 5 year period, will see the creation of beautiful displays throughout Shrewsbury and in particular the Dingle within the town's Quarry Park.

Shrewsbury Town Clerk Helen Ball and the Town's Operations manager, Gary Farmer recently visited the Centre and were offered unreserved support for anything they would need to create wonderfully themed displays within the town's famous Dingle site.

During the next five years, the Town Council for Shrewsbury will create imaginative, dramatic and thought provoking displays that will be revitalized each year on a theme linked to the stages, periods and topics within the First World War.  Many important periods will be marked, commencing with the outbreak of war through to the Soldiers' homecoming at its end.
Town Council Officials were delighted to see the wealth of possibilities within the armoury of statues and exhibits on display at the Ironwork Centre which generated a great deal of imaginative thinking and discussion.

Mr Clive Knowles, Chairman of the Centre, said "This is a great opportunity for us to work together to create something spectacular that visitors to the Dingle will enjoy all year round.  We're delighted to be able to help."


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