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  1. Summer blooms are bursting with joy and its time to embrace the season and what better way than joining in the hand tied bouquet workshop with Nettie of the Gorge.
    1. 22 Jun 2024
  2. Cattle on show at Newport Show
    1. 13 Jul 2024
  3. 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. 29 Jun 202329 Jun 2024
      3. 31 Aug 2024
      4. 28 Sep 2024
    3. Walkers on the 50 walking route in Telford surrounded by bluebells
      This exciting event offers a range of guided walks for locals and visitors alike to explore the stunning scenery of Telford. Whether you are a seasoned hiker or a family looking for a fun day out, there is a walk to suit all abilities and interests.
      1. 27 May 20242 Jun 2024

    Things To Do Highlights

    Nettie of the Gorge Floral Workshops

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

    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…

    Golf Course

    HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: Par 72, 18 hole championship golf course 6741 yard course Designed by renowned…

    Lilleshall Hall Gardens

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

    Airea51 main arena

    AIREA51 is an indoor family adventure park in Telford.

    Young girl enjoying using the high ropes course.

    High Ropes.  Warm up on the lower section before heading to the “Leap of Faith” 10 metres off…

    Small Woods

    Small Woods are the national charitable organisation who stand for sustainable woods alive with…

    Royal Air Force Museum Midlands

    Take off to the Royal Air Force Museum Midlands and enjoy a great day out for all the family.…

    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…

    Severn Valley Railway

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

    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

    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…

    English Heritage Lilleshall Abbey

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

    Frankly Alpacas Alpaca Meet & Greet

    The perfect way to meet alpacas! Get up close and personal with our herd of 6 female and 3 male…

    The Old Coracle Shed

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

    Ironbridge Gorge Museums Jackfield Tile Museum

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

    Hencote Vineyard & Estate

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

    Telford Town Park

    Telford Town Park is a multi award-winning park located in the heart of Telford and close to…

    Wellington Orbit

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

    Footpath through woodland

    Walking is a fantastic way to explore the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site whether you’re a…

    What's On Highlights

    Digbeth Dining Club

    Exciting news for Telford foodies! Digbeth Dining Club is coming to Telford Town Park on its…


    12 - 7pm (last entry 6pm)

    8th June 2024
    1 mile marker of the races

    Kickass are bringing their annual 10k trail run around to the historic ground of Weston Park


    Race start times 9.30am

    17th November 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…


    7pm - 9pm

    5th June 2024

    7pm - 9pm

    3rd October 2024

    7pm - 9pm

    6th November 2024

    7pm - 9pm

    27th November 2024
    Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron buildings pictured through trees and greenery

    For one day only entry to Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron will be free as it hosts a special day-long…


    10am - 5pm

    27th July 2024
    An illustration of Doctor Dolittle with the animals

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



    20th August 2024
    Walkers on the 50 walking route in Telford surrounded by bluebells

    This exciting event offers a range of guided walks for locals and visitors alike to explore the…



    27th May 2024-2nd June 2024
    Summer dried wreath workshop with Nettie of the Gorge

    Celebrate the beauty of Summer blooms with a Summer Wreath Making experience with Nettie of the…



    8th June 2024
    A wild west gun shooter pictured in full costume

    Come along this Independence Day Weekend to Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World and celebrate all things…


    10am - 5pm

    6th July 2024-7th July 2024
    Vegetables cooking on an open grill

    All about the veggies - Vegetables and fire are like a match made in heaven, yet the veg often gets…


    10am - 4pm

    13th August 2024
    Jurassic Park film logo

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



    24th August 2024
    Giant robot at Shropshire Camp Bestival

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



    15th August 2024-18th August 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…



    20th July 2024-31st 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…



    6th September 2024
    Steampunk festival attendees at Blists Hill Victorian Town wearing steampunk costumes

    Step into 'The Town that Never Was', a weekend in the retro-futuristic world of Steampunk. The…



    29th June 2024-30th June 2024
    A table of fire cooked food

    It all begins with an idea. Maybe you want to launch a business. Maybe you want to turn a hobby…


    10am - 4pm

    18th June 2024
    ELO Experience band pictured performing live music

    Clubfest 2024 promises an incredible, all-inclusive event that's not to be missed!



    24th May 2024-28th May 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…


    10am - 4pm

    7th August 2024
    Little boy in red arrows overalls stood in front of an old plane

    The RAF Cosford Air Show will include an action-packed flying display, including powerful…



    9th June 2024
    A photo from the inside of a previous show showing visitors and a red performance Honda on display

    Japanese Performance Show, the only indoor Jap car show in the UK


    10am - 4pm

    18th August 2024
    Image from Ironbridge Brass Band Festival 2023

    Head to the historic setting of Coalbrookdale to enjoy a weekend of performances from some of the…



    13th July 2024-14th July 2024
    festival goers pictured laughing and enjoying their experience.

    Soul Revolution is a transformational festival where holistic health, world music and community…



    21st June 2024-24th June 2024
    Comic Con Midlands

    Monopoly Events is bringing Comic Con to Telford for the Midlands BIGGEST pop culture celebration!



    15th June 2024-16th June 2024
    A man is seen standing on the back of a steam engine, driving it down the road at Blists Hill Victorian Town

    The annual steam gala weekend is coming back to Blists Hill Victorian Town this August!


    10am - 5pm

    10th August 2024-11th August 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!


    10am - 5pm

    20th July 2024-3rd September 2024

    Where to Stay Highlights

    The Malthouse Rooms

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

    hotel with path way at Goldstone

    Goldstone is an award winning Restaurant, Hotel & Garden situated in rural Shropshire about half…

    The Swan Taphouse

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

    Lilleshall House

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

    The Barn Lees Farm - Yurt

    At The Barn at Lees Farm, we believe in business done sustainably, from being environmentally…

    Front of Venue

    Best Western Valley Hotel is a Country House hotel situated in the heart of the UNESCO World…

    The Hundred House Hotel

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

    Ironbridge View Townhouse

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

    1 Park Grange Holidays Static Caravans

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

    Sambrook Manor Holiday Cottages

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

    Coalbrookdale Villa Guest House

    Coalbrookdale Villa Guest House is set in the quiet village of Coalbrookdale, just a mile from the…

    YHA Coalbrookdale

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

    Master Suite

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

    Holiday Inn Telford

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

    Hadley Park House

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

    The International Hotel

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

    Moreton Hall Farm Self Catering Cottages

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

    Ramada Hotel Telford

    Set in the heart of Telford with its beautiful on site gardens, the Ramada Telford Ironbridge has…

    Coalport Station Holidays

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

    Puddle Duck Cottages

    Award winning luxury self-catering holiday cottages that have been featured as one of the top…

    Temple of Diana

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

    Read our latest news and blogs


    1. 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
    2. 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. 

      16 May 2024
    3. Local artists invited to participate in the Footprint Gallery open exhibition

      The Footprint Gallery beckons artists from near and far to contribute their work for their upcoming Open Exhibition.

      25 Apr 2024
    4. Walkers looking at a map on the T50 walking trail

      It's time to get outdoors with a packed programme of free activities for all ages, abilities and interests. 

      3 Apr 2024
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