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Celebration Day for Successful Shropshire Hills Heartland Project

In 2017 three artists opened our eyes to new ways of seeing and understanding our fragile Shropshire Hills landscape.  Spectators and participants were given the opportunity to explore and appreciate the history, the stories and the future of this beautiful upland area and understand through the arts what part we humans play in caring for […]

Outstanding Week 16th-24th September

  Outstanding Week is the AONB Family’s week-long programme of events to help people enjoy and be inspired by the UK’s Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs).  This year it takes place from Saturday 16th – Sunday 24th September. AONBs are some of the most beautiful, cherished and outstanding landscapes in Britain. They are vibrant […]

A choral journey of the Shropshire Hills

Travel on the Long Mynd & Stiperstones Shuttle Buses this September and you’ll be treated to a choral, as well as scenic, journey through the Shropshire Hills. The songs were created this spring/summer by composer, Mary Keith.  Mary ran a series of outdoor singing workshops to inspire new ways of seeing and understanding our fragile Shropshire […]

Join us to help our Hills, say AONB Friends

“Join us to help the hills we love” was the open invitation of Friends of the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at their annual get together at Aston-on-Clun last Friday (July 7). The 30 or so Friends attending the event visited some of the local conservation projects their membership is supporting.  They explored […]

Myndtown Church prepares to reopen following Heritage Lottery Fund Project

The tiny, 12th Century Myndtown Church, nestled at the foot of the Long Mynd, is preparing a free community party at the end of July, to celebrate its reopening after an extensive programme of conservation and renovation. The Grade II* listed church was on Historic England’s Buildings at Risk Register and a number of Quinquennial […]

Time Travellers invite you to The Camp, 21 – 23 July, Pontesford

The spectacular landscape of the Shropshire Hills is the star of Stan’s Cafe’s performance The Camp happening 21st-23rd July. The Birmingham based theatre company are setting up camp and spending 48 hours on two Iron Age sites at Earls Hill, Pontesford where they are inviting members of the public to join them. We invite you […]

Hay Meadow Festival, The Bog, 24th June

A typical meadow can be home to over 150 species of wild plants and flowers.  These attract and support other wildlife, including the vital pollinator insects, which are in decline. To celebrate local wildflower meadows and their wealth of wildlife we hope you can join the Hay Meadow Festival in the Shropshire Hills on Saturday 24th […]

Heartland – Art project in the Shropshire Hills launches 8 April

In 2017 three artists will open people’s eyes to new ways of seeing and understanding the fragile Shropshire Hills landscape. An exciting programme of visual, musical and performance-based art will invite everyone to explore the history, the stories and the future of this beautiful rugged upland area. Tony Plant is a site specific artist whose […]

The Great Shropshire Hills & Ludlow Leaflet Swapshop 2017

Stokesay Court March 29th 10.30am – 1pm This is the third year of the Swapshop, supporting local tourism businesses in the Shropshire Hills and Ludlow area.  This year looks to be bigger and better than ever with over 100 people already booked and 20+ businesses and attractions displaying their wares. Part of the attraction this […]