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11 Aug 2017
Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings, which includes the Main Mill, the first iron framed building in the world, will be opening it's gates to the public again over the Heritage open days, on the 9th and 10th of September. Opening times will be 10am to 4pm.  Building works are currently underway on the site, thanks to a Heritage Lottery Fund Grant of over £20m. The open weekend offers a chance to see the...
31 May 2017
A major £1.5 million scheme to provide a café, shop, heritage centre and improved accommodation for priests at Shrewsbury’s Roman Catholic Cathedral has been completed by a local company with specialist skills. Shrewsbury-based Morris Property, supported by its Morris Joinery team, carried out the demolition, rebuilding and refurbishment work over 11 months, carefully respecting its heritage. Two...
Open weekend, 10th & 11th of September, 10am to 4pm
05 Sep 2016
This promises to be one of our most successful Open Weekends yet with something to catch the attention of all the family and all interests.  Many will be able to enjoy our newly opened Visitor Centre and join one of our highly acclaimed guided tours of the world’s first iron framed building, including a climb to the top of the Jubilee Tower.  A highlight will be a fabulous art exhibition curated...
19 Aug 2016
Volunteers aiming to develop a derelict Shropshire wharf with links to Thomas Telford into a vibrant visitor and heritage centre will host an annual open day at the historic site next month. The Shrewsbury and Newport Canals Trust will open the doors to Wappenshall Wharf near Apley in Telford between 10am and 3pm on September 3. The trust is currently aiming to raise £350,000 to unlock more than...
24 Apr 2015
The Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings will be running guided tours of the site through the Summer. These will be on alternate Saturdays from the 13th of June, with tours starting at 2pm. There is no charge for the tour, however you will need to register your interest at Eventbrite and print off a ticket to guarantee a place. www.eventbrite.co.uk/d/local/flaxmill/ www.flaxmill-maltings.co.uk
Young volunteer opportunities Shropshire
30 Jul 2012
  Youthful Landscapes is an innovative 17 month project which will engage and assist young people from Shrewsbury, Shropshire and Telford to explore and connect with the unique landscape heritage of the local area, over many historical time periods. Young people in Years 9-11 from four local schools will receive a bespoke programme of workshops, visits and experiences. Each of the groups will be...
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