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Great Exhibition of 1851 Crystal Palace from the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust Elton Collection

Design and Desire: The Great Exhibition of 1851

Mar. 21, 2016 - Feb 24, 2017


Monday - Friday only. A free exhibition at the Coalbrookdale Gallery bringing the excitement and intrigue of the Great Exhibition of 1851 to life.


Empires of Emptiness – Fortresses of the Sahara and the Steppe

May. 23 - Dec. 17, 2016

Jackfield Tile Museum

A stunning photographic exhibition is open at Jackfield Tile Museum that considers how empires expand into deserts and explores these vast spaces of wind, sand and...

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Victorian Halloween Trail

Oct. 22 - 30, 2016

Blists Hill Victorian Town

Follow a Victorian Ghost Story Trail around the historic streets of Blists Hill Victorian Town. Discover how famous authors of the time, including Charles Dickens, wrote...


Pneumatic Monsters

Oct. 22 - 30, 2016


Use your imagination to design and make a scary Halloween monster from craft materials then see how quickly you can make it move using compressed air...

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October Ceramic Activities

Oct. 24 - 28, 2016

Coalport China Museum

Have a go at fun self-led ceramic painting activities this October half-term at Coalport China Museum.


Spooky Tile Decorating Workshops

Oct. 24 - 29, 2016

Jackfield Tile Museum

Let your creativity run wild at these Hallowe'en themed fun drop-in workshops at Jackfield Tile Museum. In an informal session you’ll learn the tile decorating technique known...

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Halloween Glass Decorating Workshops

Oct. 24 - 29, 2016

Jackfield Tile Museum

Join Nikki Williams at Kinki Glass in Fusion, Jackfield Tile Museum for fantastically spooky glass decorating workshops.


Ironbridge Annual Lecture 2016

Oct. 25, 2016

Blists Hill Victorian Town

A European Future for Our Past? by Bénédicte Selfslagh


Tuesday Tile Decorating Workshops

Oct. 25, 2016

Jackfield Tile Museum

Our Tuesday drop-in workshops are perfect if you want to relax and spend time making a few of your own ceramic masterpieces.


Ghostly Gaslight

Oct. 29, 2016

Blists Hill Victorian Town

Tickets for Ghostly Gaslight have now sold out. To be put on a waiting list for returned tickets please e-mail information@ironbridge.org.uk[mailto:information@ironbridge.org.uk] stating how many tickets you need...