Discover the Shropshire c 550AD in this guided research session run by Mythstories. When: Tuesday 4th June 2019 Time: 11am-1pm Where: Shropshire Archives Cost: £5 Advance booking essential as there are limited spaces Please book at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/king-arthurs-shropshire-tickets-60479108642 For more information, please download the King Arthur’s Shropshire flyer.
A guided tour of Chillington Hall and gardens with a tractor ride to the lake. When: Tuesday 20 August 2019 Time: 2pm Where: Chillington Hall, Codsall Wood, Wolverhampton, WV8 1RE Cost: £20 including tea and scones This event is run by the Friends of Shropshire Archives. For more information and to book, please download the Friends Summer […]
This visit is now fully booked. As it has been so popular, we hope to run another visit later in the year. Described as Britain’s finest half-timbered house, Pitchford Hall was owned by the Colthurst family for more than 500 years before being sold in 1992. When: Wednesday 10 July 2019 Time: 2.30pm Where: Pitchford […]
The Friends short AGM will be followed by a tour of Shrewsbury School including the Taylor Library, school archive and chapel. When: Thursday 6 June 2019 When: 2pm Where: Shrewsbury School, Ashton Rd, Shrewsbury SY3 7BA Cost: AGM free, tour £5 This event is run by the Friends of Shropshire Archives. For more information and […]
Every house has a story; tracing the history of your property and finding out about the people who lived there can be absolutely fascinating but can also be time consuming and possibly frustrating. Old buildings have often been altered and since documents rarely give a date of construction, it is unusual to be able to […]
Following a successful launch at Shrewsbury Abbey on Saturday 4th August, the programme of events commemorating the centenary of Wilfred Owen’s death in 1918 is well and truly underway. The Abbey event saw almost 140 guests listen to speeches by the Mayor of Shrewsbury, Cllr Peter Nutting; the Mayor of Ors (the town in France […]