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Meadow Arts – RURALities Exhibition

Mon 17 May, 2021 - Sun 27 Jun, 2021Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery10:00 am - 4:00 pmExhibition

SM&AG are hosting Meadow Arts’ RURALities exhibition. The project brings together four specially selected artists committed to investigating the rural in their practices, though they come from different places and backgrounds within the rural West ...

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Shrewsbury Arts Trail

Tue 1 Jun, 2021 - Sat 31 Jul, 2021Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery10:00 am - 4:00 pmExhibition

The Shrewsbury Arts Trail is an exciting new initiative founded by Jess Richards from Shrewsbury Arts & Crafts to promote the visual arts in the town, making the work of Shropshire arts and crafts people accessible to everyone. Throughout June you ...

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Introduction to Blacksmithing

Sat 12 Jun, 2021 - Sun 29 Aug, 2021Acton Scott Historic Working Farm (Church Stretton)10:00 am - 4:00 pmCourse

This one day, structured course introduces beginners to some fundamental metal forging techniques. Step-by-step demonstrations will be given, and participants supervised and encouraged as they apply the techniques to making a piece of ironwork to take ...

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Drawn – Illustrators Fair

Sat 19 Jun, 2021Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery10:00 am - 4:00 pmEvent

Post Lockdown Illustrators Fair ​ Fantastic opportunity to see the amazing talent here in Shropshire. Creatives will be looking to showcase new designs and declutter their studio space. Lucky finds will include unique prints, upcoming designs, inspir...

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Working with Heavy Horses

Sat 3 Jul, 2021Acton Scott Historic Working Farm (Church Stretton)10:00 am - 4:00 pmCourse

Spend the day learning how to care for heavy horses and how to work with them. You will start by grooming one of Acton Scott’s heavy horses, understanding the importance of foot care, feeding regimes and general horse husbandry. You will then learn how...

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Unlocking the Severn

Sat 3 Jul, 2021 - Tue 31 Aug, 2021Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery10:00 am - 4:00 pmExhibition

Unlocking the Severn is based around capital works to remove historic barriers at six sites on the River Severn and its main tributary the Teme. The exhibition will celebrate the courageous shad (a herring species) which will return to the upper reache...

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Romeo and Juliet

Wed 4 Aug, 2021Acton Scott Historic Working Farm (Church Stretton)7:00 pm - Event

At Acton Scott Historic Working Farm this August: Three Inch Fools presents five actors, with all manner of musical instruments performing an inventive take on the worlds best known love story. Gates open at 6PM. Picnics welcome, please bring ...

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Working with Heavy Horses

Sat 4 Sep, 2021Acton Scott Historic Working Farm (Church Stretton)10:00 am - 4:00 pmCourse

Spend the day learning how to care for heavy horses and how to work with them. You will start by grooming one of Acton Scott’s heavy horses, understanding the importance of foot care, feeding regimes and general horse husbandry. You will then learn how...

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Brick by Brick – International LEGO® Brick Art

Sat 18 Sep, 2021 - Sat 13 Nov, 2021Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery10:00 am - 4:00 pmExhibition

The Brick by Brick exhibition gathers the work of 18 artists, designers and photographers from around the world who use LEGO® bricks as their medium or inspiration. Using this simple plastic construction block as their starting point, they have created...

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British Museum Spotlight Loan Exhibition – ‘Gathering Light’

Tue 12 Oct, 2021 - Fri 10 Dec, 2021Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery10:00 am - 4:00 pmExhibition

The sun pendant, also known as a bulla, could be the most significant piece of Bronze Age metalwork ever discovered in Britain.  It was discovered alongside a collection of objects in the Shropshire Marches in May 2018 by an anonymous metal detector us...

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