What's New

Enriching the Curriculum

Shropshire Council can provide a range of opportunities and materials to help school children and students to understand, value and enjoy Shropshire's wonderful history and heritage.

Shropshire Archives online catalogue

You can now access over 260,000 newly-updated archive catalogue records on this site and more will be added regularly. If you have any queries please email archives@shropshire.gov.uk or phone 01743 255350. May 2012

Greenwood's Map of Salop 1827 - Still Available to Buy!

The Shropshire Archaeological and Historical Society has reprinted Greenwood's 1827 Map of the County.

Roman Shropshire dayschool

Saturday 20th September 2014. Roman Shropshire Dayschool (10.25am – 4.20pm). A one day meeting to review research into Shropshire during the Roman period. Speakers to include: Tim Malim, Andy Mann, Chris Swales, Peter Reavill, Jane Evans, and Roger Whi

Shrewsbury St Mary's Abseil Saturday 13th September

The Churches Conservation Trust are coming back to Shrewsbury’s St Mary’s Church and hosting another abseil (as a result of our March event being so well received!) on Sat 13 September.

Acton Reynald Hall, Preston Brockhurst Wednesday July 30th

A visit to Acton Reynald Hall, Preston Brockhurst. Acton Reynald Hall is an early 17th century house greatly modified in 19th century, when it was the seat of the Corbett family. Good use of sandstone from nearby Grinshill quarries. The visit is by kind

‘Down to Earth’ Heritage Bus Tour July 26th 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Meet at the Churchstoke Community Centre Jump aboard for a local bus tour of the area to discover castles, churches, wildlife and local legends. With guest speakers David Preshous, Bob Silvester (Clywd-Powys Archaeological Trust) and Hugh Hannaford (Shro