Shropshire

Jennifer Astbury, Weston’s head of estate operations, and a young visitor enjoy the new play equipment.
19 Jul 2022
Theatre, music and some innovative new features are helping to breathe new life into the play area at a stately home on the Shropshire/Staffordshire border. The much-loved Woodland Adventure Playground at Weston Park has seen some exciting new features arrive this summer, in the first phase of a three-year development. Five new pieces of interactive equipment aimed at younger children have been...
The Shropshire Love Nature Festival group
06 Jul 2022
Organisations and individuals across Shropshire come together in July and August for a nature festival that celebrates all that is green across the county.   The Shropshire Love Nature Festival runs from July 23 to August 21 in a month packed with events exploring the county’s natural environment and raising awareness of how people can help protect its rich natural heritage. The four weeks of...
15 Jun 2022
An award winning natural skincare company has launched a new subscription service to help its busy customers manage their shopping for its range of eco-friendly products. The Green Woman, based in Ludlow, Shropshire, has set up a ‘Subscribe and Save’ service for its natural skin and bodycare products including a 10% discount. The new service has been launched in conjunction with the company’s new...
Interconnections 4, array of woven tapestry art at Granary Art Gallery, Weston Park
08 Jun 2022
An historic estate on the Shropshire/Staffordshire border, which is steeped in tapestry history, will be the backdrop for a stunning exhibition of contemporary tapestries this summer. Interconnections 4, featuring unique tapestry by some of the leading weavers from Ireland and Scotland, will visit Weston Park from June 4 until August 31 and will fill the free-entry Granary Art Gallery with...
01 Jun 2022
Shropshire’s brand-new fitness and Wellbeing event, the Wellbeing Festival is fast approaching and has been incredibly well accepted. With many people excited to attend and get involved. The Wellbeing Festival will be coming to Shrewsbury Quarry on the 11th & 12th June to inspire audiences with local and nationally acclaimed specialists talking, demonstrating, and engaging in the field of...
01 Jun 2022
Three sponsors have signed up to support a prestigious awards scheme created to recognise the very best Shropshire communities, and there’s still time for other businesses to get involved.   Shropshire’s Outstanding Community Awards are in their second year and organised by The Community Foundation to showcase the community spirit within the county along with all the hard work and dedication...
Camp Bestival accommodation at Weston Park
30 May 2022
Hot showers and comfy beds are on offer to revellers at Shropshire’s newest festival. Camp Bestival Shropshire, a new sister event to the UK’s favourite family festival, comes to Weston Park from Thursday August 18 to Sunday August 21. Tickets are on sale now. Ticketholders can now ditch the tents and upgrade to a luxury bed and breakfast package in the stately home itself, just a stone’s throw...
27 May 2022
Entries are now open for the most prestigious awards available to UK businesses – and firms in Shropshire are being encouraged to apply for this year’s prize. The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are awarded to businesses for outstanding achievement in four categories: International Trade, Innovation, Sustainable Development and Promoting Opportunity. Businesses across Shropshire and Telford &...
John Payne, Fundraising for Brain Tumour Research in memory of Matt Payne
27 May 2022
A Shropshire care assistant, who changed career after his brother died from an aggressive brain tumour, is taking on a marathon challenge in his memory and to raise vital funds for charity. John Payne, who works at Barclay Gardens care home in Donnington, is taking part in the Jog 26.2 Miles in May challenge in support of Brain Tumour Research and with just a few days to go he is stepping up his...
Edinburgh Zoo interactive Tour
23 May 2022
A Shropshire production agency has joined forces with global video platform, Vimeo, to launch a new interactive tour experience in one of the first collaborations of its kind in the UK. Edinburgh Zoo, home of the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS), has launched the interactive video developed by Colada Creative which allows virtual viewers a chance to choose which animals, enclosures and...
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