Ironbridge World Heritage Festival 2011
18th September 2011
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The Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage festival celebrates 25 years of world heritage status this year. This will be an extra special event set in the gorge with thousands of people set to visit in the day.

The event starts at 12pm and resident , traders and entertainers will come together to make it a fun packed day out right through until the fantastic fire works display at the end of the day.

Here are just some of the things going on....

  • Eric Smith from BBC radio Shropshire will compere the day
  • Stage in the square with live activities
  • Street market selling local arts and crafts
  • Family activities and teddy bear making demonstrations at the Merrythough teddy bear Factory
  • Donkey rides
  • Face painting
  • Liv music at the Swan
  • Morris Dancers
  • Jackfield Band
  • Fairground

and lots more to boot.

This has been a favourite attraction for years and it has just got better and better. Do

Dont miss this fantastic day out for the whole family.

Park and Ride

There are park and ride facilities available between Darby House, Telford Town centre and Dale end car park. For bus times follow this link.

While you are in Ironbridge dont forget....


The Pondicherry Indian restaurant

 This is a fantastic and highly recommened Indian restaurant so why not treat yourself to a great meal after the fireworks. Make sure that you book early though. The Pondicherry Indian restaurant


You could also.....

explore the gorge and hire a blike from The bicycle hub in Jackfield.


Looking for accomodation?

The old Rectory of St James is a beautifully renovated and recommended guest house just down the road.


Take a walk through Ironbridge on Saturday and have a fantastic day out.

See you there!!

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