Category Shropshire Stories

Tom Moody

The Story of “whipper-in” Tom Moody and how his ghost haunts Apley Woods in Wellington. A video telling with information on how to use archives to inform stories.

Betty Mother Fox

An audio story with pictures from Wroxeter Roman City told for early years children. With colour-in pictures, activities and information for visiting the site.

The Devil’s Chair

An audio story with pictures from The Stiperstones Hills in South Shropshire told for early years children. With colour-in pictures, activities and information for visiting the site.

Blind Ned Pugh

An audio story with pictures from Llanymynech told for early years children. With colour-in pictures, activities and information for visiting the site.

Mrs Ellis and her Well

An audio story with pictures from Ellesmere told for early years children. With colour-in pictures, activities and information for visiting the site.

The Clee Hills Giants

An audio story with pictures from Titterstone Clee told for early years children. With colour-in pictures, activities and information for visiting the site.

The Chickens of Chirk Castle

An audio story with pictures from Chirk told for early years children. With colour-in pictures, activities and information for visiting the site.

The Bridgnorth Witch

An audio story with pictures from Bridgnorth told for early years children. With colour-in pictures, activities and information for visiting the site.

Storywalk the Clee Hills

Download a strenuous 90 minute walk on Titterstone Clee starting and finishing at Clee Hills Village, with three local stories.

North Shropshire Storywalks

Download six 90 minute walks each with its own story compiled by Jake Evans while serving his storytelling apprenticeship at Mythstories.

Shropshire Cycle Trail

Download a four-day cycle trail of Shropshire’s story sites for experienced cyclists.

Making Wem

Pupils from the Primary School in Wem tell their own town’s stories in their old words.

A Walk Around Silverton

Download a copy of the book written by Gladys Mary Coles & Dez Quarréll and retrace Mary Webb’s steps around her beloved Shrewsbury.

Oswestory

A downloadable story-walking tour of Oswestry. With links to live performances by Storyteller Clive Hopwood and Musician David Bannister.

Shut Stories

Stories for Shrewsbury’s shuts (the alleyways that riddle the town centre) created by local groups working with Storyteller, Amy Douglas.

let’s create at home – Milburga

A family creativity challenge to make a ‘stained-glass’ window depicting a story of St. Milburga of Much Wenlock.

Milburga and the Geese

An audio story with pictures from Much Wenlock told for early years children. With colour-in pictures, activities and information for visiting the site.

Ellesmere Poems by Fred D’Aguiar

Award winning poet Fred D’Aguiar’s poems inspired by folk stories of Ellesmere in North Shropshire.

The Book Of Myddle

A poetic response to Richard Gough’s 1702 book of ‘Antiquities and Memories of the Parish of Myddle’ (the original soap opera).

Fouke le fitz waryn

The tale of Shropshire’s own real-life Robin Hood. Shown in an auca (cartoon form) of his first and last adventure and then as the full epic set of quatrains by Michael Rosen.

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