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Shrewsbury’s Quarry: Exploring the Past; Imagining the Future

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Shrewsbury Museum

The Music Hall

Shrewsbury

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A day of free interactive talks, walk and creative activities at Shrewsbury Museum and the Quarry focused on Shrewsbury’s popular 29-acre historic park:


‘Shrewsbury’s Quarry: Origins and Legacy’ [booking required] Time/room: tbc
Delivered by garden historian Advolly Richmond, this illustrated talk considers how the Quarry has functioned as an important social space since the sixteenth century and asks how that legacy might be developed for future local communities.
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‘Walking the Quarry’ [booking required] Time/Meeting Place: tbc
A guided tour of the park with Advolly Richmond.

‘Crafting the Quarry’ [no booking required but room capacity is limited] Time/room: tbc
A practical, family friendly drop in print making session with Visual Artist Jamila Walker using natural found objects from the Quarry (For families with children 4-8 years of age).

‘Playing the Quarry in Shakespeare’s England’ [booking required] Time/room: tbc
A little known fact about the Quarry is its references within literature. This is an informal workshop about the Quarry’s hidden theatrical and literary past with Dr Anna Mackenzie and Dr Liz Oakley-Brown (Lancaster University).

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