Events

Booking essential for all events.

Volunteer Showcase

Saturday, 17 March 2018, 10.0am-1.00pm

Shropshire Archives, Castle Gates, Shrewsbury SY1 2AQ

An opportunity to view and hear about some of the fantastic work done by volunteers at Shropshire Archives. Volunteers make an enormous contribution to the Archives and their work in cataloguing, indexing, conserving and research is largely unseen by most researchers who benefit from their endeavours. Come along and see and hear what they do.

 

Summer Events

Visit to Hardwick Hall near Ellesmere

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 2.15pm

Hardwick Hall is a grand Grade II* listed Georgian Hall of three floors and a cellar. It was built by John Kynaston who had inherited the land in 1693 and finished the house before his death in 1733.

AGM and talk at Flax Mill Maltings

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 6.30pm

The Friends’ AGM and a talk by Penny Ward on the Flax Mill and its renovation followed by a guided tour of the site including the canal and former industrial buildings.

Visit to Harper Adams University Library, Newport

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 2.00pm

A guided tour of the main campus and a visit to the library and archives. Refreshments available to purchase on campus.