The Pheasant Inn named County Pub of the Year

The Pheasant Inn in Wellington, home of Rowton Brewery, received the award for County Pub of The Year 2022 at the Telford & East Shropshire CAMRA AGM yesterday. The pub…

The Queens at Horton

If you fancy a pub lunch that’s a little bit extra, head to The Queens at Horton. A beautifully refurbished 19th-century building, they offer fantastic seasonal menus. We popped down…

The Lost Boys Outdoor Cinema

The Lost Boys is on. Let’s all go. OK, you probably need a bit more information than that. There are a bunch of excellent films being shown at an outdoor…

A Lazy Shropshire Sunday

We popped to Wellington today, because we needed a bit of shopping, and we thought the little one might enjoy the Italian scooter rally being held there. Unfortunately, although the…

Fantasy World Maps

I remember poring over the endpapers of my Lord of the Rings books when I read them as a nipper. Somehow, those hand-drawn maps, with their extended Italicised serif font…

Telford Makerspace

Telford Makerspace is a community-operated group. Following a successful crowdfunding project, they opened their new premises this weekend. Whatever kind of making and tinkering you are into, the Makerspace could…

The Walnut, Wellington

I had been scoping out social media for The Walnut so I already had pretty high expectations. And because I’d done that, I was one of 5 lucky Instagram winners…

Festival of Imagination

A celebration of the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site kicks off next week. Running from 12th September to 15th October, there is a massive programme happening. People say “something for…

Shrewsbury Beer Festival

The Shrewsbury Beer Festival is on now until Saturday 11th September. It is held in St Mary’s Church, which makes a beautiful backdrop for exploring the real ales on offer.…

Shrewsbury Cocktail Week: The Alb

Passing through town today for work (a spot of research at a vineyard which you’ll hear about later), I thought it would be rude not to sample the delights of…