South Shropshire News

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The Search is on

30th July 2018

The search is on…..for THE Shropshire Lad and Lass with £5000 of prizes for the winners


Ludlow Food Centre Wins Two Bronze Awards at the 2018 British Cheese Awards

3rd July 2018

Ludlow Food Centre is celebrating having won Bronze awards for both their Unsalted butter and Cheese With No Name at the 2018 British Cheese Awards (www.britishcheeseawards.com/results).


40th anniversary Grease outdoor cinema experience at Blists Hill Victorian Town Friday 6th July

26th June 2018

Fans of John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John will be treated to an outdoor screening of the original 1978 Grease film with a difference at Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge on Friday evening, 6th July.


Shropshire Food Fair is introduced at Discovery Centre.

26th June 2018

The Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre in Craven Arms has been run by local charity, Grow Cook Learn for the last four years. Their mission is to make it an education and training centre for food-related skills, a visitor attraction linking food, history and landscape in the Shropshire Hills and a leisure resource for visitors and local residents.


Family Fun Day This Saturday at the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

12th June 2018

The annual Family Fun Day at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre this Saturday, 16th June from 12pm to 4pm. Celebrating British Summertime, with something for all the family from face painting to a licensed bar and a delicious barbecue, this is the perfect day out.


Steampunk Festival Weekend returns to Blists Hill Victorian Town 23rd – 24th June with Evening Concert

12th June 2018

Grab your top hat and goggles and come dressed in your steampunk finery as you enter a world like no other for the second Steampunk Weekend Festival at Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge with day and evening events over the weekend of Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th June.


Apley Maze ticket competition opens

7th June 2018

Fun-filled summer days for all ages can be found in a new maze at a farm shop between Telford & Bridgnorth. Apley Farm Shop is expecting to open its first maize maze on Sunday 15 July. “Our exact opening date of course depends on the weather over the next few months”, explained Lady Hamilton, Marketing Manager.


South Shropshire Family Business Raises £5000.00 for Macmillan at Annual Classic Motor Show

25th May 2018

Eaton Manor Country Estate near Church Stretton held its fifth annual Classic Motor Show on Sunday with over 170 classic and interesting vehicles on display, from a Lagonda Rapier, an SS Jaguar and Singer Junior to modern classics including a Minis, Porsches and an LSE Range Rover, as well as a stationary oil engine and a variety of vintage tractors and bikes.


Local Charity Home Start Shropshire Selected as Ludlow Food Centre’s Charity of The Year

23rd May 2018

Ludlow Food Centre has delightedly announced that Home Start has been selected as their charity of the year. Chosen from a list of three charities because of their extensive knowledge and support for families and children locally and throughout the UK, both parties are excited about this year long partnership.


Ludlow Food Centre Butchers Scoop Three Awards at National Meat Products Competition

9th May 2018

The Butchers at Ludlow Food Centre took home 3 awards from the National Meat Products Competition (NMPC) held at Foodex, NEC Birmingham on 17th April.


Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

Sep 07

Ludlow Food & Drink Festival

Featuring over 180 local producers and showcasing local food and drink. Britain's best food and drink festival. EARLY BIRD TICKET- Book your tickets by 30th June and recieve early bird discount!

Sep 27

Old World Wine vs. New World Wine

Join us for an evening of Old World Wine Vs New World Wine tasting hosted by our experts. Sample a range of wines, enjoy a few nibbles and quiz the experts in this fun and informative master class.

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Latest News

Jul 30

The Search is on

The search is on…..for THE Shropshire Lad and Lass with £5000 of prizes for the winners

Jul 03

Ludlow Food Centre Wins Two Bronze Awards at the 2018 British Cheese Awards

Ludlow Food Centre is celebrating having won Bronze awards for both their Unsalted butter and Cheese With No Name at the 2018 British Cheese Awards (www.britishcheeseawards.com/results).

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