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The Castle Hotel
13 May 2019
The Castle Hotel in Bishop’s Castle is to celebrate its 300th birthday in June with a garden party. It is one of the oldest continually operating hotels in the country, having served customers since 1719. An abundance of history surrounds the hotel. Twenty years after the Norman Conquest in 1066 the then Bishop of Hereford built a castle – Bishop’s Castle. In the early 18th century the castle...
19 Nov 2018
To celebrate the opening of their new premises in the Shrewsbury town centre, Shropshire’s mixed martial arts (MMA) and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) gym, Straight Blast Gym (SBG) are offering free self-defence classes to women and children until Christmas. Classes will focus on learning the art of BJJ, a unique martial art and combat sport system that focuses on grappling and ground fighting. The...
Ben Walker (Marketing Officer -Groups, Media, Digital & Research), Clive Knowles (Chairman of the British Ironwork Centre) & Paul Gossage (Director of Marketing and PR)
16 Oct 2018
We have long admired The Ironbridge Gorge Museums for their history, hard work and continued efforts to make their site a truly amazing place to visit. Seeing them as the matriarchy of iron, we were completely thrilled when the discussion of a partnership between us turned into an iron-strong reality. Described by the Ironbridge as “a partnership between the new and the old”, we will now be...
Shrewsbury tourism stand - Left to Right Mark Hooper from Sabrina Boat , Maggie Morris Shrewsbury Tourism and Clive Knowles, Chairman of the British Ironwork Centre.
27 Mar 2018
Shropshire is presently promoting itself on the national stage for tourism across the UK, Yesterday was the first day of three. Exhibitors from all over the UK and Europe were presenting to holiday and tourism organisations. Many of the UK’s largest attractions were present, offering polished introductions on what they offer the industry. The Shrewsbury Tourism stand sat next to Coventry...
15 Feb 2018
Two free events exploring the opportunities for British companies in China are being held at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS). Mark Schneider will discuss trends in the medical and healthcare sector in China, and the business opportunities being created by them, on Thursday February 22, 2018. Then, on Thursday March 8, 2018, a second talk will take place focusing on the environmental...
University Centre Shrewsbuyr reading group
02 Nov 2017
A free event is taking place at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) to discuss the Victorian classic novel, The History of Sir Richard Calmady by Lucas Malet. The book, written in 1901, was outsold only by Rudyard Kipling’s Kim and caused much controversy, prompting one commentator to remark that “certain passages of it are quite as bad and immoral as anything that Zola has written.” But who is...
19 Jun 2017
Shrewsbury Colleges Group has invested in its bus links to improve transport for its students across the county, adding a new Newport route to its offer. The Group, which was created when Shrewsbury Sixth Form College and Shrewsbury College merged in August, now operates six subsided routes across the whole county. The Newport route, which is new for September 17, stops at Buntingsdale, Hinstock...
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