Shropshire Theatre Organ Trust event. Aaron Hawthorne & Cameron Lloyd play Wurlitzer theatre organ at The Buttermarket in Shrewsbury. Doors open at 1.30pm for a 2.30pm till 5.00pm Concert. Cost £7 on the door (£6[...]
This interactive workshop will explore law, history and everyday understandings of the terms ‘refugee’ and ‘migrant’. We will examine refugee definitions; consider the similarities and differences between refugees, migrants, victims of trafficking and smuggled migrants;[...]
This workshop examines the extent to which smugglers and traffickers are brought to justice and how smuggled migrants and victims of human trafficking can be protected. We will explore the law and the practice of[...]
Dr Richard and Mavis Gulliver were the original botanists for The Botanist Gin which is distilled on the Hebridean Isle of Islay. The Gullivers worked with master distiller Jim McEwan to add gin to the[...]
Garden History in 8 ‘objects’ is for anyone interested in gardens and social history. This interactive workshop will give participants an opportunity to examine and discuss objects connected with plants, people and places that have[...]
Participants will explore the changing climate in the UK and Europe generally towards refugees since the First World War and the increasing emphasis on identity and passports. We will explore newspaper reports and writings from[...]
Jonathan Terry explores concepts of environmental activism in a changing world. The workshop begins with an exploration of forest policy and how it has been influenced by environmental activism and looks at some of the[...]
This interactive workshop explores how we can understand the landscape through a knowledge of history, the land and its owners, industry, forestry and agriculture as well as through disease.
This two day course on how to buy a woodland includes information on woodland management and pests and disease. The first day on 27 July will take place at the University Centre Shrewsbury. There will[...]
International events and local history combine together in this 2 hour session by Jonathan Gammond who organised the exhibition ‘Penley Hospital: The Story of a Polish Community in Wales’ at Wrexham County Borough Museum &[...]
Yewa uses her own family history relating to the Goodacres of Long Clawson (Leicestershire) and Mansfield (Nottinghamshire), including books and materials they wrote on education, to examine trends in education in 18th and 19th century[...]
The walk around the Quarry will look at the history and development of one of Shrewsbury’s most enduring public open spaces from the 16th to the 19th century. In the 18th century, polite society gravitated[...]
Join storyteller Sally Tonge at the museum for fabulous songs and stories 11am-12pm (museum admission charges apply) No need to book.
Dr Holiday examines trends in migration in 19th century Britain and what this might have to say about families in general by focusing on a Midlands family who migrated to the Cape Colony in the[...]
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