What's New

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


People of the Flax Mill

Saturday 8th November 2014: Penny Ward, from the Friends of Ditherington Flax Mill, will speak about the documentary research the group have been doing to discover more about the workers and others associated with the mill. 2.30pm, The Shirehall, Shrewsb


Exploring the borderland – Current archaeology in the Marches Saturday October 25th 2014

The Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust is holding a Day School at the Marches School in Oswestry on this date to share the results of its recent work and to present work conducted by other professional archaeologists in Wales and the West Midlands.


Helping Hillforts and Earthwork Castles

The Helping Hillforts and Earthwork Castles project aims to improve access to, and interpretation and conservation of a number of hillforts and earthwork castles with expert and volunteer help. The Archaeology Service, Shropshire Council, and the Clwyd-Po


VCH Vol 6 Shrewsbury

Join the Victoria County History of the Institute of Historical Research for the launch of the Victoria History of Shropshire: Volume VI, Part 1 Shrewsbury, and the VCH Marc Fitch Lecture to be given by Trevor Rowley, “The Shropshire Landscape Forty Years


Lands between Lands - Showcasing Lidar

Wednesday 22nd October: Lands between Lands - Showcasing Lidar. A talk by Joe Penfold Showcasing Lidar- revealing the Shropshire Powys borderlands in a different light. Joe Penfold is Community Project Officer for the Stiperstones and Corndon Hill Land


Showcasing Lidar Exhibition

22nd October to 5th November 2014 Lands between Lands: Showcasing Lidar Exhibition at the Bishops Castle Town Hall. Come and see the exhibition and find out about the Stiperstones and Corndon Hill Landscape Partnership Scheme and two new community archae