Enjoy a morning in the Shropshire countryside learning about a free superfood that grows on our doorstep. Take part in the Wild Garlic Walk and pick your own to use, looking out for wildlife along the way!
Head back to the Centre in time for lunch. Centre Manager, Grant Wilson will be doing a Wild Garlic Pesto making demo in the afternoon. Pesto will be available to try and buy on the day too.
Film starts at 7.30 with refreshments and a licensed bar available from 6.30pm. Seasoned musician Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) discovers — and falls in love with — struggling artist Ally (Lady Gaga). She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer until Jackson coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally’s career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jackson fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons. £5 per adult, £3 per child, £15 per family, booking advised.
10am-2pm All dishes will be suitable for vegans and vegetarians. This inspiring cookery workshop will teach you how to create exciting and nutritious dishes with confidence using seasonal herbs and fresh Spring produce. We will learn about combining flavours, colours and textures so that your cooking is delicious to eat, beautiful to behold and packed full of all those vitamins that nature offers as we move away from those long winter months.
Not just for vegetarians and vegans, this hands-on day is aimed at anyone who wants to understand more about using herbs and vegetables in their cooking.
You don’t need to have a veg patch as some of the best greens can be foraged for free! As always, bring plenty of containers as you will take home all you make in the day.
£35 per person, booking essential.
Run as a charity fund-raising event by local charity,
Grow Cook Learn, the Shropshire Way 80K is a mass participation challenge hike taking in some of the finest parts of the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. New to 2019 are three more routes joining the mighty 80K, the 40K Mammathon, Tusker’s 10K and a 5K Fun Run. Booking essential, for more information, contact the Centre on 01588676060 / firstname.lastname@example.org. £40 for the 80K route, £25 for the 42K route, £17 for the Tusker 10K and £5 for the 3.5K Fun Run.
From the wilds of South Shropshire in the eighteenth century to the loneliness of a modern ’empty-nest’ mother, the experiences of women reverberate through the ages. Women from the LADS theatre group bring you laughter and tears, poetry and song in this exquisite two-part evocation of womanhood – Out Of The Land, by Polly Bolton and Gill McEvoy, and Fridge Magnet Syndrome, by Michael Corbidge.
Directed by Pam Johnson.
Diddlebury Village Hall, April 13th
9.30am – 4pm Do you want to become more confident with your chainsaw at home but don’t require a qualification? Covering maintenance of your chainsaw (including sharpening), operator safety, safety clothing and risk assessment, find out how to start and operate your saw safely and learn cross cutting techniques for pre-cut timber. For just £75 for the whole day, this course promises to send you home with confidence to use your chainsaw safely. You will need your own chainsaw and chainsaw safety clothing; helmet, gloves, trousers and chainsaw footwear – ALL ESSENTIAL
Become a Romano-Britain living in the vicinity of the fourth largest city. Make a groma and see if you can set out a straight Roman road. Try a snack and try eating it lying on a ‘couch’. Plan a banquet and do your maths homework with roman numeral on a tablet. Test your knowledge of what foods were introduced here by the Romans. See if you are worthy of being a citizen – can you properly fold a toga?
Monday 15th – Friday 19th and Monday 22nd – Friday 26th 1pm-2.30pm
£4 per accompanied 4-11 year old, booking advised.
Spend Good Friday with the team at the Discovery Centre trying your hand at fun, seasonal crafts; from 3-D eggs to sheep with fluffy paint, yellow fork painted chicks to paper rabbits disappearing down their hole, and various flowers galore as we enjoy the Spring. Just £4 per child aged 3 and above.
Film starts at 7.30pm with refreshments and a licensed bar available from 6.30pm.
Laurel and Hardy — the world’s greatest comedy team — face an uncertain future as their golden era of Hollywood films remain long behind them. Diminished by age, the duo set out to reconnect with their adoring fans by touring variety halls in Britain in 1953. The shows become an instant hit, but Stan and Ollie can’t quite shake the past as long-buried tension and Hardy’s failing health start to threaten their precious partnership. £5 per adult, £3 per child, £15 per family, booking advised.
With expert walk leader, Keith Pybus, who has appeared on TV promoting some of the best walks in Shropshire. Keith will lead you from Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre on a memorable experience to one of the best places in Shropshire to see bluebells, sharing his knowledge and anecdotes of the area. £5 per person (includes 10% discount voucher to be used in the Discovery Centre café on your return). Booking advised.
May Half Term Film starts at 5.30pm with themed crafts, refreshments and a licensed bar available from 4.30pm.
Inspired by the imagination of P. T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. £5 per adult, £3 per child, £15 per family, booking advised.