Walk the gorge: Walk Number 21 - Little Wenlock on Shropshire Way - 8 miles (~3.5-4.5hrs)

Walk the gorge: Walk Number 21 - Little Wenlock on Shropshire Way - 8 miles (~3.5-4.5hrs)

Category: Walks & Trails

Date & Time: 13:00 - 17:30 on Thu 24 Sep 2020

Venue: The Iron Bridge Tollhouse

Tickets: Free Entry

Partner: Ironbridge Walking Group

A hard over 8 mile walk to Little Wenlock using the Shropshire Way including the Rotunda viewpoint and some spectacular views of the Gorge and Wrekin.  The return path includes Rough Park and the Lodge Field Nature Reserve.

Walk leader: Neil Cartman
Duration: 3.5-4.5 hrs
Length: 8 miles+
Grade: ▲▲▲▲

Art TV: Artist's Talk with Bridget Irving - 'Animals in Illustration'

Art TV: Artist's Talk with Bridget Irving - 'Animals in Illustration'

Category: Art & Artists, Festival TV

Date & Time: 18:00 - 18:15 on Thu 24 Sep 2020

Partner: Secret Severn Arts Trail

Artist Bridget Irving gives a talk on 'Animals in Illustration'.

Secret Severn Arts Trail

Secret Severn Arts Trail

Category: Art & Artists

Date & Time: 10:00 - 17:00 on Fri 25 Sep 2020 to Sun 27 Sep 2020

Venue: Footprint Gallery, Fusion

Tickets: Free Entry

Partner: Secret Severn Arts Trail

****New Dates as part of the Festival the Exhibition at The Footprint Gallery, Fusion will extend for two more weekends:****


Friday 18th, Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th September


&


Friday 25th, Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th September


This years Secret Severn Art Trail runs from the 3rd to the 13th of September!

2020 has been a year none of us have experienced before, but despite the challenges Secret Severn Art are determined to bring the beauty of art to the Gorge once again for the 5th year running.

This year, year they will have 40 featured artists along with 17 open studios, so there’s plenty for you to see and explore.

This year the trail is centralised around Jackfield, with most open studios within walking distance.

We hope you enjoy your visit and maybe go home with a new art piece or two!

www.secretsevern.co.uk

 

Walk the gorge: Walk Number 22 - Coalport Saunter - 2.5 miles (1-1.5hrs)

Walk the gorge: Walk Number 22 - Coalport Saunter - 2.5 miles (1-1.5hrs)

Category: Walks & Trails

Date & Time: 11:00 - 12:30 on Fri 25 Sep 2020

Venue: Maws Craft Centre

Tickets: Free Entry

Partner: Ironbridge Walking Group

After crossing the river at the Memorial bridge we climb through fields and trees to reach The Monarchs Way, then loop back through the woods to the top of the incline plane, before dropping back to the river and Maws through Haywood. Climbs, stiles, muddy and uneven surfaces, but taken at a gentle pace.

Walk leader: Jane Warman
Duration: 1-1.5  hours
Length: 2.5 miles
Grade:

Walk the gorge: Walk Number 23 - Jackfield Bimble - 2.5 miles (1-1.5hrs)

Walk the gorge: Walk Number 23 - Jackfield Bimble - 2.5 miles (1-1.5hrs)

Category: Walks & Trails

Date & Time: 14:00 - 15:30 on Fri 25 Sep 2020

Venue: Maws Craft Centre

Tickets: Free Entry

Partner: Ironbridge Walking Group

From Maws we follow the river to Jackfield before climbing through the woods to the edge of Broseley. We return to Maws via the lovely Corbetts Dingle. Climbs, muddy and uneven surfaces, but taken at a gentle pace.

Walk leader: Jane Warman
Duration: 1-1.5  hours
Length: 2.5 miles
Grade:

Walk the gorge: Walk Number 24 - Coalbrookdale and the Tramway Evening Dog Walk - 3.5 miles (1-1hr 15mins)

Walk the gorge: Walk Number 24 - Coalbrookdale and the Tramway Evening Dog Walk - 3.5 miles (1-1hr 15mins)

Category: Walks & Trails

Date & Time: 19:00 - 20:30 on Fri 25 Sep 2020

Venue: Coalbrookdale Community Centre

Tickets: Free Entry

Partner: Ironbridge Walking Group

An opportunity to exercise your dog in the woodland surrounding Coalbrookdale and Loamhole Dingle with some wonderful views across the Gorge. (1 stile on route) Meet in the Community Centre Car Park (Free Parking)

(torches/headtorches recommended)

Walk leader: Neil Cartman
Duration: 1hr - 1hr 15mins
Length: 3.5 miles
Grade: ▲▲

Walk the gorge: Walk Number 26 - The Crostan and Beeches Meadow - 7.5 miles (3.5 - 4hrs)

Walk the gorge: Walk Number 26 - The Crostan and Beeches Meadow - 7.5 miles (3.5 - 4hrs)

Category: Walks & Trails

Date & Time: 11:00 - 15:00 on Sat 26 Sep 2020

Venue: Blist Hill Overflow Carpark – Coalport Rd-Legges Way

Tickets: Free Entry

Partner: Ironbridge Walking Group

A walk taking in The Crostan and Beeches Meadow with some spectacular views along the river.
Meet in the Overflow car park, at the junction of Coalport Road & Legges Way.

Walk leader: Irene Gilmore
Duration: 3.5 - 4 hours
Length: 7.5 miles
Grade: ▲▲▲

Walk the Gorge - ‘Poet on Loan’ walk, with Simon Fletcher starting from Madeley library. 

Walk the Gorge - ‘Poet on Loan’ walk, with Simon Fletcher starting from Madeley library. 

Category: Walks & Trails, Words & Wordsmiths

Date & Time: 11:00 - 13:00 on Sat 26 Sep 2020

Venue: Madeley Library @ The Anstice

Tickets: Free Entry

Partner: Poetry on Loan

‘Poet on Loan’ walk, with Simon Fletcher starting from Madeley library @ The Anstice.

Simon will lead a ‘poetry walk’ including the reading of topical and/ or well-known poems in the Madeley/ Ironbridge area. If you like a gentle walk and poetry this is for you.

Free event but numbers limited to 8, Booking Essential.

Meet outside The Anstice Building.

Sponsored by Poetry on Loan.

 

Afternoon Poetry with Jane Seabourne, Nick Pearson and Marion Cockin

Afternoon Poetry with Jane Seabourne, Nick Pearson and Marion Cockin

Category: Words & Wordsmiths

Date & Time: 15:00 - 16:00 on Sat 26 Sep 2020

Venue: The Anstice

Tickets: Free Entry

Partner: Offa’s Press

Come and enjoy a free socially distanced afternoon of poetry with Jane Seabourne, Nick Pearson and Marion Cockin.

Taste the Gorge: Pop Up Take Away - With Adam Purnell 'Shropshire Lad'

Taste the Gorge: Pop Up Take Away - With Adam Purnell 'Shropshire Lad'

Category: Taste the Gorge

Date & Time: 17:00 - 21:00 on Sat 26 Sep 2020

Venue: Coalbrookdale Community Centre

Partner: Severn Gorge Countryside Trust

Pre-orders essential.

Cooked as a whole beast on an Argentinian asado Cross over the embers of timber from the woodlands within the Gorge, with nothing but smoke and salt to enhance the flavours of this wonderful locally sourced meat... Due to cooking these animals whole our boxes will contain a mixture of different cuts, some of which will be served medium rare.

What you can expect –food orders will be taken with advanced booking only, you must not arrive before you allocated collection time and you must show proof of your booking on arrival there will be event staff onsite to serve the take away meals- we ask that once collected customer take the food to enjoy at home.

We confirm we have complied with the government’s guidance on managing the risk of COVID-19

SLOTS LIMITED SO BOOK NOW TO AVOID DISAPOINTMENT! 

Ironbridge Festival of the Imagination Online Poetry Slam 2020

Ironbridge Festival of the Imagination Online Poetry Slam 2020

Category: Festival TV, Words & Wordsmiths

Date & Time: 19:30 - 22:00 on Sat 26 Sep 2020

Tickets: Free Entry

Partner: Offa’s Press

Join Poets, Prattlers, and Pandemonialists for the 2nd Ironbridge Festival of the Imagination Poetry Slam.  We’re online this year, but the excitement is ramping up.  Come along and watch 15 poets go head to head live on Zoom.  There will be whoops and cheers, thumbs ups and clapping emojis, as the online audience attempts to influence the judges into sending their favourite wordsmiths on into the next round.  Who will be crowned slam champ?  Let battle commence, as we search for our winner!

Places are limited so book your link now.

The Salm will be hosted on Zoom book your place now and a link will be sent to you shortly before the event.

Walk the gorge: Walk Number 27 - China Man, Green Man and Wyldwoods -15miles (7-8hrs)

Walk the gorge: Walk Number 27 - China Man, Green Man and Wyldwoods -15miles (7-8hrs)

Category: Walks & Trails

Date & Time: 08:30 - 16:30 on Sun 27 Sep 2020

Venue: The Iron Bridge Tollhouse

Tickets: Free Entry

Partner: Ironbridge Walking Group

A walk through the site of the Caughley tile works and some of the lesser known paths round the town of Broseley via Linley Green.
Meet at the Tollhouse on the bridge - parking at Station Yard Car Park (Pay & Display)

Walk leader: Neil Cartman
Duration: 7 - 8 hours
Length: 15 miles
Grade: ▲▲▲▲▲

Test JB

Date & Time: 10:00 - 11:00 on Sat 31 Oct 2020

Test one

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