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  • 28/06/2016 : Diabetes awareness programme - 28 June

    28 June & 5 July: Diabetes Awareness Programme in Severn Fields Health Village, Sundorne, Shrewsbury

  • 01/07/2016 : Dementia information event

    Dementia Friends information sessions are all about learning more about dementia and the small ways that you can help. Every action counts. There are now over a million Dementia Friends in England. Come…

  • 02/07/2016 : Stone Masonry

    This course is very much a practical one: students will be guided through a step-by-step process, starting with the basic geometry used to create their template and progressing through hands-on use of tools, to shaping their stone. The blocks of…

  • 02/07/2016 : Build a Dry Stone Wall

    A one-day introductory course to the craft of dry stone walling from scratch. Under the guidance of an expert dry stone waller, learn how to select the right stone, create the footings and build a retaining wall. By the end of the day you'll be able to…

  • 02/07/2016 : Coal mining heritage weekend

    Join us for a variety of events looking at the coal mining heritage of the park and the local area. Among other things there will be illustrated talks, a guided walk and a self-led trail to enjoy. Booking essential as places are limited. Full details on…

  • 05/07/2016 : Old Oswestry (Hill Fort)

    A guided tour of one of Britain’s most impressive hill forts followed by a visit to the Town Museum and Archives in the Guildhall. Discover 3,000 years of history, from bronze age beginnings to World War One practice trenches, and learn about the hill…

  • 05/07/2016 : Diabetes awareness programme - 5 July

    5 July: Diabetes Awareness Programme in Severn Fields Health Village, Sundorne, Shrewsbury

  • 09/07/2016 : Hay Meadow Festival

    A celebration of meadows and hay-making

  • 14/07/2016 : Sidbury medieval village walk

    On this longer walk, venture out towards New England and Chorley before arriving at Sidbury, where there is a deserted medieval village. Return through Bilingsley and Highley. Please wear walking boots and bring a packed lunch and drink. You can book on…

  • 15/07/2016 : Festival at the Edge

    A weekend of fantastic storytelling, tall tales, terrific tellers, music and more ... surrounded by breathtaking views of the Shropshire countryside

    Festival at the Edge is an annual international storytelling festival and…

  • 16/07/2016 : Whittling

    Learn how to whittle a wonderful stick cockerel using a simple pocket knife. To build your confidence using a knife, we'll first make a stick whistle amongst other whittled items. You'll be taught a variety of carving techniques to allow you to continue…

  • 17/07/2016 : Tool sharpening

    Learn how to sharpen your edge tools (and keep them sharp!). We'll explore the science behind sharpening, steel tempering and honing, discovering cutting edge trade secrets along the way. A wide range of hand sharpening stones (both water and oil based),…

  • 23/07/2016 : Self-led dinosaur trail

    Follow the clues around the park and solve the puzzle for a small prize. Trail maps £2 each. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. Please dress for the outdoors.

    Saturday 23 July – Sunday 4 September.

  • 29/07/2016 : Butterfly Bonanza

    Learn all about these lovely insects. Track their life cycle, use butterfly nets see if you can catch one and make your own feeder. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. Please dress for the outdoors. Booking essential as places are limited.

  • 03/08/2016 : River Bugs!

    River bugs enjoy living in clean rivers and streams. Join the Severn Rivers Trust to find out more about these creatures and where they live. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. Booking essential as places are limited.

  • 05/08/2016 : Camouflage Countdown

    Using the natural items around you, camouflage yourself so that you're unspottable in the undergrowth! Learn a tracking code and lay trails through the woods to see if you can be found! Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. Please dress for the outdoors. Booking…

  • 10/08/2016 : Back to the Iron Age

    Make a mini fort using sticks and wattle-and-daub walls. Have a go at grinding wheat with stones to see if you can make flour. Make a thumb pot from clay and decorate it with Celtic patterns, and help us paint a big picture. Under 8s must be accompanied…

  • 10/08/2016 : Visit to Weston Park

    Weston Park was the seat of the Earls of Bradford from the 17th Century, and was gifted to the nation by Richard, the seventh and present earl. The tour, organised by the Friends of Shropshire Archives, will take in the front hall, the Victorian library…

  • 12/08/2016 : Rain or Shine Theatre Company presents A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Enjoy the antics of four gorgeous mortal lovers and six slightly less gorgeous rude...mechanicals, as they become unwitting participants in the magical machinations of the immortal world. Add one Bottom, one elixir flower and one drugged fairy queen, and…

  • 12/08/2016 : Rocket Day!

    Have a go at designing a pop-bottle rocket. Make some rocket fuel using cola and mints and see how big an explosion you can get! Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. Please dress for the outdoors. Booking essential as places are limited.

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