Category Shropshire Stories

St Milburga and the Geese

The Tale of St Milburga and the Geese told by Zoom Away With Words club member Severn.

Wise Words in Wild Places – Joseph Scrobb’s Sketchbook

Artist Joseph Scrobb’s sketchbook evaluation chronicling his response to the stories and the films in the Wise Words in Wild Places project.

Wise Words in Wild Places – 10 Whixall Moss

View a film-story of the tale “White Lion” and get site details and downloadable walking routes on Whixall Moss.

Wise Words in Wild Places – 9 Haughmond Hill

View a film-story of “Sabrina” and get site details and easy access walking routes on Haughmond Hill.

Wise Words in Wild Places – 8 Old Oswestry

View a film-story of “Gogmagog” and get site details and a walking route from Oswestry Bus Station to and around the amazing hillfort of Old Oswestry.

Wise Words in Wild Places – 7 Colemere

View a film-story of “The Bells of Colemere” and get site details and a family walking route around the lake.

Wise Words in Wild Places – 6 Llanymynech

View a film-story of “Ned Pugh of Llanymynech” and get site details and a walking route to plan your walk around Llanymynech Limeworks Heritage Area.

Wise Words in Wild Places – 5 Crowsnest to Hope

View a film-story of “Hogstow Hall” and get site details and a walking route to plan your walk from Crowsnest to Hope.

Wise Words in Wild Places – 4 Acton Scott

View a film-story of “Milburga ~ Flight Across the Ford” and get site details and a walking route to plan your visit to Acton Scott.

Wise Words in Wild Places – 3 Stiperstones

View a film-story of “Wild Edric” and get site details and a walking route to plan your visit to the Stiperstones.

Wise Words in Wild Places – 2 Bury Ditches

View a film-story of “The Fairy Gold” and get site details and a walking route to plan your visit to Bury Ditches.

Wise Words in Wild Places – 1 The Onny Meadows

View a film-story of “Treasure of Stokesay” and get site details and a walking route to plan your visit to The Onny Meadows.

The St. Rumwald Podcast

Work Based Learning student Jordan shares his researches and a sneak preview of a scene from his Mummers play on the extremely short-lived Saint Rumwald. Suitable for Key Stage 3 up.

let’s create at home – A Story Apron for Simon and Nellie

A Creativity Challenge to make a Story Apron to accompany the retelling of the Shrewsbury tale of Simon & Nellie, the expert bakers of Longden Coleham.

The Fox’s Knob

A North Shropshire tale from Hawkstone of a brave old fox and hunting dogs. With Key Stage 2 activities, background facts and a song.

The Disappearing City

A story from Wroxeter, explaining why the nearby Roman city of Viroconium became a ruin. With Key Stage 2 activities and discussion points, background facts and a song.

The Treasure Of Stokesay

A story from South Shropshire about giants and their treasure. With background facts, Key Stage 2 activities and a song.

Robin Hood’s Arrow

The story of Robin Hood’s only visit to Ludlow. With background facts French translations and Key Stage 2 activities and a song.

Lost in the Flood

A story from the time of the Romans in Britain that links the creation of Bomere Pool to the Roman city of Viroconium and Caer Caradoc, near Church Stretton. With KS2 activities, interesting facts and a song.

Edric and the Stiperstones

The story of Wild Edric, an 11th Century warrior lord whose spirit lives on in the South Shropshire hills. With a video performance of the fairy tale, audio reminiscences from local residents, KS2 activities, facts and local folklore and a song.

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