Opening & Events Listing


Museum Opening Times

In July we are open free on
Sunday 8th July 2018 1.00pm to 5.00pm
Sunday 15th July 2018 1.00pm to 5.00pm
Friday 20th July 2018 2.00pm to 6.00pm
Thursday 26th July 2018 2.00pm to 6.00pm
Please Note: Last Admissions are 30 minutes before closing.
August's dates will be posted at the end of July.
for extra special events please see below.


Group Visits

The museum is open for chargeable pre-booked school and group visits.
It's not only a chance to have the museum all to yourselves, but also to participate in workshops and storytellings specially chosen for your group.
Guided by our resident storytellers throughout.
Please contact us to make arrangements at least one week in advance.


Mythstories' Events

Away With Words Storytelling Club
suitable for young people age 8yrs to 15yrs who want to learn to tell traditional tales.
4.00pm to 5.30pm
Meets at Wellington Library TF1 1LX term-time Tuesdays.
FREE - new members welcome to join at any time.

July sessions take place on:-
Tuesday 3rd July 2018
Tuesday 10th July 2018
With members telling at a special event at Southwater Library, Telford
on Monday 30th July 2018 (please see full details below)


Telling Space Family Storytelling Club
A Chance to Listen - An Opportunity to Tell

Suitable for everyone - children must be accompanied by an adult.
Pops up at different heritage and story sites in Shropshire & the Welsh Borderlands each month for an impromptu story walk and picnic. Where & When? - Watch This Space!
FREE - new families welcome to join at any time.

Monday 30th July 2018 at 12.00 noon
Southwater Library & Telford Town Park
"Celebrating the Summer Reading Challenge"
Meet in the Children’s area at Southwater Library for a short performance by members of the Away With Words young storytellers club followed by a walk through the town park and more stories. Duration approx.. 100 minutes. Bring a picnic to enjoy after the walk.

Forthcoming dates for your diary...
Thursday 23rd August 2018 – Oswestry Town Trail (from Cae Glas Park Gates)
Saturday 22nd September 2018 – Oswestry Hill Fort
Tuesday 30th October 2018 – Apley Wood, Wellington
Sunday 25th November 2018 – Shrewsbury Town Centre Christmas Lights Twilight Trail – Starts at 4.00pm, no picnic
Saturday 15th December 2018 – Haughmond Hill woodland walk
Friday 4th January 2019 – Carding Mill Valley



visiting the museum
other storytelling events nearby
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