Family Heritage Day (World Heritage Festival)

10am - 4pm


Date: 23 September 2018



The finale of the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Festival 2018 is Family Heritage Day in Coalbrookdale.

A free family festival celebrating Ironbidge's status as a World Heritage Site at Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron and Enginuity, from 10am to 4pm.

* Loads of fun workshops, family friendly activities and storytelling sessions on the Green

* Face painter and balloon artist

* The Old Furnace brought to life with a spectacular sounds and light installation

* Try on a corset, top hat or other historic costumes... don't forget your camera!

* See the Museum's collection of historic costumes and hear how they are cared for

* Experience The Machinery, an amazing new audio visual art installation featuring clog dancing - the earliest form of industrial dance

* Clog dancing taster sessions and talk for all ages

* Street-food stands

* Enjoy free entry to Museum of Iron, Enginuity and Darby Houses

Some small charges may apply for some activities.

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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