South Shropshire News

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Tinsel Tuesdays in Ludlow

12th December 2012

Ludlow promises to pack a punch for shoppers this December with a wholly new Christmas concept coined Tinsel Tuesdays. For every Tuesday in December the town will be offering free parking in all car parks between 2 and 6pm, courtesy of Shropshire Council and a new Christmas Gift Market that promises shoppers something a bit special. As well as a hog roast, music, impromptu panto previews by the crew of Aladdin from the Ludlow Assembly Rooms as well as some carol singing around the Christmas Tree. tish@ludlowchamber.co.uk Posters & flyers about tinsel Tuesday are available from Ludlow VIC.


Travel News

12th December 2012

Don’t forget the new Transport website – with very useful newsletter to keep you & your clients up to date about how to travel around Shropshire - by bike, foot bus train & even by car. With lots of details about how to get to visitor attractions. Walks & cycle rides and suggestions about things to do without your car! www.travelshropshire.co.uk


Forthcoming events

12th December 2012

Don’t forget to let your visitors know about events (and walks) in our area. If you have an event you want to publicise in this newsletter – just let us know.


Get in the mood for Christmas

12th December 2012

Here are some ideas for keeping everyone happy at Christmas. 12th Christmas Wreath Making - Croft Castle; 17th-19th December – Lunch with Father Christmas – Berrington Hall; 19th-23rd Aladdin at Ludlow Assembly rooms; 23rd Christmas Market – Castle Square Ludlow. Please look at the events list below for more ideas.


Farmhouse Breakfast Week 20th - 26th January 2013

12th December 2012

It’s never too early to start planning - before you know where you are Christmas & New Year will be over and it will be the second week in January. Farmhouse Breakfast Week, which takes place every January, is a perfect opportunity to promote the wealth of wonderful breakfast produce on offer around the UK and especially in Shropshire. Have a look at http://www.shakeupyourwakeup.com/, download the free resources, register so that you benefit from all the free promotional publicity.


FESTIVE FUN AT STOKESAY CASTLE

3rd December 2012

There’s a full weekend of festive fun at Stokesay Castle on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 December 2012, with a fun reindeer trail for children, and a fantastic range of unusual gift ideas in the shop.


The butcher, baker and cupcake maker... preserving countryside landscapes, lifestyles and livelihoods

29th November 2012

Foodie fans and galloping gourmets are in for a real treat in what is fast becoming one of Britain’s ‘greenest’ Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, thanks to a ‘Buy Local’ scheme aimed at retaining a centuries-old way of life.


Ludlow Celebrates its Unique Independents

23rd November 2012

Almost 100 window stickers have been handed out to all shops that are independently owned in Ludlow town centre by it’s local Chamber of Trade and Commerce. The idea came about when a local designer and shop owner got talking about ways to help shoppers support the locally owned businesses in their high street.


New Style of Restaurant comes to Shropshire

31st October 2012

A talented young Chef from Shropshire is bringing a new style of restaurant to his home county by launching ‘The Glutton Club’, together with his new fine food catering business, Curious Eats.


Shropshire Holiday Cottages feature in new ITV1 show

29th October 2012

'Holiday Home Sweet Home' starts Saturday, 27th October on ITV1


Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

Jun 21

As You Like It

Shakespeare returns to Ludlow Castle 60 years after the first performance! Here to There Productions have been invited by Ludlow Fringe to bring Shakespeare back to Ludlow Castle with their brand new production...

Jun 27

Ceramic Workshop for Adults

Bring out your creative side at a new ceramic workshop for adults. Make something useful, decorative, quirky, for someone's birthday, anniversary or christening or just for  yourself. Items will take up to...

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Latest News

Jun 12

Family Fun Day This Saturday at the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

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...

Jun 12

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

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...

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