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  1. Classic motor day event with the classic vehicles lined up through the field.
    Local enthusiasts will show off their classic vehicles and share their passion, at this popular event growing year on year, a perfect day out this summer.
    1. Hot air balloons in Telford Town Park arena
      Telford's annual Balloon Fiesta returns to Telford Town Park this August Bank Holiday Activities and events will take place across the entire weekend and will take place in the Telford Town Park QEII Arena.
      1. 23 Aug 202425 Aug 2024
    2. One of the award-winning museums within the Ironbridge Valley of Invention, managed by the Ironbridge Gorge museum Trust. Discover how British tile designers fashioned our world at Jackfield Tile Museum. Experience some of the most beautiful tiles in the world, including designs by famous artists. Discover where natural resources met amazing skills, artistry and craft in a 19th-century creative hub. Explore galleries and room settings (Edwardian Tube Station, butchers and church) filled with tiles you can touch. See tiles by Salvador Dali and William Morris and Victorian tiles in an original, working factory. Take part in tile decorating workshops throughout school holiday periods (additional costs apply) and create designs of your own.
      1. Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World, formerly known as Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom is a small family run zoo in Shropshire.
        1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
      2. Wellington Late Night Market
        Wellington Late Night Market's are back with great entertainment, and delicious food, it’s the perfect night out with family and friends!
        1. 27 Jul 2024
        2. 31 Aug 2024
        3. 28 Sep 2024
        4. 29 Jun 202429 Jun 2025

      Things To Do Highlights

      Telford Bike Hub

      Affordable bike hire in the heart of Telford Town Park.

      Frontage of Telford Theatre, Oakengates showing Green and Purple colours to the building

      Telford's largest live entertainment venue hosting a wide range of entertainment to suite everyone

      Airea51 main arena

      AIREA51 is an indoor family adventure park in Telford.

      Hencote Vineyard & Estate

      Hencote allows visitors to learn the story of the grape from vine to bottle, in wine tours and…

      Severn Valley Railway

      Step back in time for a whole day out on the award-winning Severn Valley Railway. Discover…

      Mini Raft Hire

      Shropshire Raft Tours provides a range of water sports based on the River Severn in The Gorge…

      Off exploring Ropewalk

      Severn Gorge Countryside Trust is an independent Charitable Trust and Limited Company. The Trust…

      Nettie of the Gorge Floral Workshops

      Beautiful and natural flowers with a touch of the wild. Promotes sustainability and supports local…

      The Old Coracle Shed

      The Ironbridge Coracle Trail is a very pleasant 20 minute walk along the River Severn between the…

      Lady at a bowling alley

      Tenpin Telford is the home of indoor entertainment for a laughter-filled time with family and…

      Telford Town Park Waterplay

      Looking for something a little different to do next time you visit Telford Town Park? Why not visit…

      Wellington Orbit

      Wellington Orbit is a 63 seat cinema and café in the heart of Wellington, Shropshire. Affordable…

      Ironbridge Gorge Museums The Old Furnace and Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron

      One of the award-winning museums within the Ironbridge Valley of Invention, managed by the…

      Lilleshall Hall Gardens

      Nestled in the Shropshire countryside, Lilleshall Hall is set in spectacular and secluded…

      Buildwas Abbey

      Visit the impressive ruins of Buildwas Abbey,  a Cistercian abbey, that retains its 12th century…

      Some of the locomotives that may be seen at Telford Steam Railway

      Telford Steam Railway operates every Sunday and Bank Holiday from Easter until the end of September…

      Ironbridge Gorge Museums Coalport China Museum

      Marvel at spectacular creations, exquisite ceramics and extraordinary craftsmanship at Coalport…

      Exterior of Southwater Library illuminated in with purple lights

      Southwater Library is on the first floor in Southwater One, an iconic gold building located in the…

      Wroxeter Roman Cityu

      Discover urban-living 2,000 years ago at Viriconium (Wroxeter) - once the fourth largest city in…

      Arthurs Kitchen at Fordhall Organic Farm

      As England’s first community owned farm, Fordhall is a great place for a day out for the whole…

      English Heritage Lilleshall Abbey

      Lilleshall Abbey is a 12th-century Augustinian Abbey in peaceful rural setting close to the…

      What's On Highlights

      A velociraptor pictured in front of the Jurassic park gate.

      Come to Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World for a fantastic weekend of all things Dinosaur!!

      Openings

      10am - 5pm

      24th August 2024-26th August 2024
      Jurassic Park film logo

      BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Watch the 1993 smash hit, Jurassic Park, on a huge outdoor cinema screen…

      Openings

      8.30pm

      24th August 2024
      An illustration of Doctor Dolittle with the animals

      Family theatre - Doctor Dolittle leads a simple life as the village doctor in sleepy…

      Openings

      3pm

      20th August 2024
      The theatre group pictured performing on an open air stage

      Join the troupe in Bowring Park for a bicycle-powered production of Shakespeare’s ‘The Comedy of…

      Openings

      7pm

      6th September 2024
      Two girls are playing in the sand with buckets and spades

      The seaside returns to Blists Hill Victorian Town in land-locked Shropshire for a second year!

      Openings

      10am - 5pm

      20th July 2024-3rd September 2024
      a group taking part in late night pottery painting, the social craft.

      Late Night Pottery Painting @ Paint & Create - Bring along your friends for drinks, nibbles and…

      Openings

      7pm - 9pm

      22nd August 2024

      7pm - 9pm

      25th September 2024

      7pm - 9pm

      15th October 2024

      7pm - 9pm

      13th November 2024

      7pm - 9pm

      22nd November 2024

      7pm - 9pm

      26th November 2024

      7pm - 9pm

      29th November 2024

      7pm - 9pm

      3rd December 2024

      7pm - 9pm

      6th December 2024
      Kevin Brown and his red Ferrari

      Experience the ultimate automotive thrill and cinematic experience with a stunning display of super…

      Openings

      Season

      24th August 2024
      an example of glass fusing showing a colourful campervan

      Glass Fusing @ Paint & Create - Bring along your friends for drinks, nibbles and glass fusing in a…

      Openings

      7pm - 9pm

      3rd October 2024

      7pm - 9pm

      6th November 2024

      7pm - 9pm

      27th November 2024
      AC West 2024

      ACWest is a premier tabletop gaming convention which offers a diverse range of options for every…

      Openings

      Season

      18th October 2024-20th October 2024
      Adam Purnell cooking on open flame

      Taking it to the next level - Intermediate class. This class skips the basics of fire management,…

      Openings

      10a, - 4pm

      31st July 2024
      Adam Purnell pictured cooking over fire

      This is a great opportunity to learn how to utilise these Kamado Joe grills to their full…

      Openings

      10am - 4pm

      14th August 2024
      Adam Purnell cooking over an open fire

      Kadai Firebowl masterclass - This class has a 100% focus on open fire cooking on a Kadai. This is a…

      Openings

      10am - 4pm

      7th August 2024
      Alternative Craft and Small Business Market

      Join Bijoux Events for their next 'Alternative Craft and Small Business Market' at the Cock Hotel…

      Openings

      Season

      17th October 2024
      Stall holder at Newport Food Frenzy

      Newport High Street will be filled with artisan producers today as the town is set to enjoy its 8th…

      Openings

      Season

      29th September 2024
      Telford Steam Railway 1940s event

      1940s throwback weekend hosted by Telford Steam Railway

      Openings

      Season

      24th August 2024-25th August 2024
      Giant robot at Shropshire Camp Bestival

      Get ready to explore the wonderful world of Camp Bestival at Weston Park. Following a hugely…

      Openings

      Season

      15th August 2024-18th August 2024
      Large bubble blower with Waters Edge Festival sign in the background

      Join Red Rooster Events for their 4th Water's Edge Festival. A fantastic day packed full of no…

      Openings

      Season

      14th September 2024
      An illistrated map of the Shropshire Good Food Trail

      Indulge in a culinary journey like no other as we celebrate the Shropshire Good Food Trail in…

      Openings

      Season

      20th July 2024-31st August 2024
      Model Railway Exhibition

      Join Telford Steam Railway for a captivating Model Railway and Collectibles Exhibition! Immerse…

      Openings

      Season

      28th July 2024
      A row of Italian scooters parked up

      Wellington will be packed with scooters of all types and vintage.

      Openings

      9:30am - 3:30pm

      20th July 2024
      Wellington Green Festival graphic

      Wellington’s first ever Green Festival – a chance to meet local green organisations, traders and…

      Openings

      10am - 3pm

      27th July 2024
      King Penguin encounter

      Acclaimed wildlife photographer Mark Sisson will be live on stage sharing his images and…

      Openings

      Season

      23rd July 2024
      Wellington Late Night Market

      Wellington Late Night Market's are back with great entertainment, and delicious food, it’s the…

      Openings

      Season

      29th June 2024-29th June 2025

      Season

      27th July 2024

      Season

      31st August 2024

      Season

      28th September 2024
      The entrance to Little Wytheford Farm

      Little Wytheford Farm is a small family run business nestled in the Shropshire countryside, just…

      Openings

      Season

      7th August 2024-18th September 2024

      Where to Stay Highlights

      The Swan Taphouse

      Where authentic American Pit BBQ & English Classics come together with one big bite. Enjoyed with a…

      The White Hart

      Sitting on the Banks of the River Severn in the heart of the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge…

      Ironbridge Holidays

      Welcome to Ironbridge Holidays, a premier collection of self catering  accommodation in the famous…

      Moreton Hall Farm Self Catering Cottages

      Moreton Hall Farm is an equisite 19th century working farm with self catering cottages, in Newport,…

      Sambrook Manor Holiday Cottages

      Set in a picturesque small village on the Shropshire/Staffordshire border Sambrook Manor holiday…

      Master Suite

      Spa and golf retreat overlooking the Ironbridge Gorge in Telford. Our Telford Hotel & Golf Resort,…

      The Water Rat Riverside Pub & Rooms

      There are 6 beautifully appointed en-suite bedrooms in the connected Georgian House, with the large…

      The Hundred House Hotel

      Award winning Restaurant & Gardens with 10 individually styled en suite rooms. Always a friendly…

      Hadley Park House

      Hadley Park House Hotel is an award-winning four-star luxury hotel and wedding venue in Telford.…

      Priory Cottage Stable Wing

      Self Catering cottage in the heart of Much Wenlock, 5 miles from Ironbridge. Attractive listed…

      1 Park Grange Holidays Static Caravans

      STATIC HOLIDAY CARAVANS CARAVAN CLUB TOURING SITE [CL] We are a small family run Park set in the…

      The International Hotel

      Our hotel has 101 bedrooms, a mixture of double and twin occupancy. Continental breakfast is…

      The Malthouse Rooms

      Located beside the River Severn in the village of Ironbridge Gorge, the lively Malthouse boasts 12…

      Holiday Inn Telford

      Our 152-bed hotel is located on the edge of Telford Town Centre, adjacent to the beautiful Town…

      Temple of Diana

      A stay on the estate gives guests the chance to truly enjoy the beauty and tranquillity of the…

      Hencote Glamping Village- Lodge with Hot Tub

      Hencote's luxury glamping lodges provide comfort and luxury, no matter how long guests stay for.…

      YHA Coalbrookdale

      YHA Ironbridge Coalbrookdale is located within the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, home to 10…

      TEL;Scouts Meadow

      Located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site Ironbridge Gorge, Scout's Meadow is tucked away through…

      The Grange - Hencote- A Georgian Farmhouse

      The Grange is a newly resorted Georgian Farmhouse which can cater up to 14 guests across 7 en suite…

      Ironbridge View Townhouse

      Ironbridge View Townhouse is an award winning luxury, self- catering holiday home. Stunning views…

      Coalport Station Holidays

      Coalport Station Holidays offers exceptional self-catering accommodation in two railway carriages…

      Lilleshall House

      Wake up in the beautiful countryside in the historic stately home of Lilleshall House, Built in…

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      Inspiration

      1. Telford Balloon Fiesta - Night Glow - Everything you need to know

        Telford's annual Balloon Fiesta returns to Telford Town Park this August Bank Holiday. 

        9 Jul 2024
      2. A traditional seaside experience returns to Blists Hill Victorian Town

        A Victorian Seaside Experience is returning to Blists Hill Victorian Town this summer. 

        9 Jul 2024
      3. Tantalise your taste buds this May Half Term at Ironbridge Valley of Invention

        This May half term, Ironbridge Valley of Invention is offering a jam-packed menu of events and activities inspired by the theme of food.

        16 May 2024
      4. Exploring Telford's culinary delights: Join the Shropshire Good Food Trail

        Indulge your taste buds and support local businesses as you embark on a culinary adventure across Telford and Shropshire.  

        16 May 2024
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