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ReCreation Day at Dale End Park (Ironbridge World Heritage Festival)

10am - 4pm


Date: 22 September 2018



Day two of the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Festival 2018 brings you a fabulous day of upcycling fun and family entertainment in Dale End Park and throughout Ironbridge town centre.

This free family festival, organised by Veolia in partnership with Telford & Wrekin Council, runs 10am to 4pm.

* Over 40 stands, workshops and games

* Make musical instruments from rubbish

* Buy beautiful gifts made from upcycled materials

* Join in fun workshops run by Shropshire-based artists

* Treat yourself at the local food & drink stands

* Don't miss the huge upcycled Dragon on display

A highlight of the day will be Telford On Film - a celebration of the town of Ironbridge using newly digitised film from the Media Archive for Central England. From coracles on the Severn to the world famous cast-iron bridge plus a nostalgic visit from one of the town's most famous sons, football legend Billy Wright, take a trip down memory lane. The film will be shown in the Museum of The Gorge which will be free-entry all day.

Enjoy a packed programme of bands and drama at the Lime Kilns on the Wharfage including Hotbuckle Productions, TADLOP, Morris Dancers and more...

Explore the outdoor exhibition along the Wharfage celebrating the history of Ironbridge.

Visit the walkway alongside the Iron Bridge where you can see the restoration work up-close.

All of Ironbridge’s specialist shops, cafes and pubs will be open, ready to welcome festival-goers.

Use the fast and frequent Ironbridge Park & Ride service from the top of Jiggers Bank, Coalbrookdale (sat-nav TF4 3QE) £1 adults, 50p kids.

The World Heritage Festival is a celebration of the Ironbridge Gorge's status as a World Heritage Site.

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