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Museum Opening Times

The museum in Wem is no longer open to the public as we are dismantling it prior to our relocation. We will be reopening the museum at University Centre Shrewsbury in October 2019. Watch this space for more details.


Mythstories' Events

with my thread and needle Monday 9th September 2019 to Saturday 19th October 2019

Shrewsbury Library, Castle Gates, Shrewsbury. SY1 2AS


"The Death Of Cock Robin"
by Joseph Scrobb



See this fascinating exhibition of illustrations based on the famous Nursery Rhyme ... and come along to the special performance (see October's events).



Free entry during Library opening hours.

Lottery Funded by Arts Council England, and with support from Shropshire Council.


What's that spell? Wednesday 11th September 2019 at 11.00am to 12.30pm & 1.30pm to 3.00pm

Room SGH019, University Centre Shrewsbury, Guildhall, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury. SY3 8HQ

Home Ed Group 4 : Using and making storytelling artefacts
Story Creation Games and Retablos


Arts, crafts and stories for 814 year olds and their partners in education.

The day consists of two sessions, please bring a packed lunch for the breaktime.

Children must be accompanied at all times.

Limited places, please book in advance - 10 per family (refundable on the day)

To secure your place go to eventbrite please note you will be charged a small extra booking fee which is not refundable.

Made possible with support from The Co-op Community Fund, Community Fund Shropshire administered by Shropshire Rural Community Council, Shropshire Council and Lottery Funded by Arts Council England.


the Death of Cock Robin Thursday 24th October 2019 6.30pm to 7.30pm

Room SGH026, University Centre Shrewsbury, Guildhall, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury. SY3 8HQ


"The Death Of Cock Robin"
by Joseph Scrobb



See this unique performance based on the famous Nursery Rhyme ... and reflecting on the works in the Castle Gates Library Exhibition above.



Free entry but please reserve your ticket at eventbrite.


Lottery Funded by Arts Council England, and with support from Shropshire Council.


The Pirate Parade to University Centre Shrewsbury, 2019


"Really enjoyable. Always had a smile on my face. Love storytelling thank you!"

"How well science and myth can be combined when enthusiastically and entertainingly presented excellent!"

"Friendly + something for everyone. Learnt a new story + more about the world we live in."

"Great fun + entertaining as well as educational. Thank you. X"



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