Introducing Pete Griffiths, the latest artist to join our 'Artists On Tour'. This incredible bike sculpture took Pete an astounding two years to create, he could only work on the bike which he named Turbo Head, for a few hours in the evening after work and the odd weekend.Read More
Today we are launching our schools appeal to collect thousands of unwanted tins for our latest project 'Don't bin it - Tin it'.
This project intends to highlight the amazing opportunities for creating something useful and beautiful from general household waste.
On Sunday 30th April we will be hosting the inaugural Oswestry Half Marathon, Shropshire’s newest running event organised by UK Run Chat, which has over 750 runners signed up and raring to go already!
Our 90 acres of grounds lends itself perfectly to hosting events, with plenty of free parking, a café serving delicious homemade cakes and the most fantastic collection of metalwork you've ever seen, you'll have plenty to keep you occupied both before and after the race, whether you’re taking part or cheering the runners on.
This weekend saw another Oswestry group step forward to help with the reopening of the Mile End Tourist Info Centre.
M D Warriors, are an organisation dedicated to the art of martial arts and the inclusion of children from Oswestry and surrounding areas.Read More
Call for volunteers, anyone wishing to help support tourism/visitor footfall in the area/town, please give us a call on 01691 610 952.
Ask for Oswestry Tourism ( Until open based at the British Ironworks).
Read this articicle to find out more.Read More
The British Ironwork Centre this week received a recognition award from SAMM, the charity that offers ‘Support after Murder and Manslaughter’ which signifies the charity recognising the centres efforts in supporting national police forces and the home office in reducing knife crime throughout the UK.Read More
This Friday the staff of the British Ironwork Centre will be baking up some sweet treats in order to raise funds for the wonderful ‘Macmillan’ Cancer Support charity. The delicious results will be on sale in the showroom on September 30th (this Friday) between 9.00am-12.00pm to tempt our visitors.
50% of our coffee and cake sales, are being directly donated to Macmillan Cancer Support.Read More
A huge thank you to all who took part in our annual Tug Of War Competition.
See our online gallery and see the amazing teams in action.
Last weekend the impossible was made possible! Four teams from Oswestry carried a giant 200kg metal tyrannosaurus rex to the summit of Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales. Teams from The British Ironwork Centre, Cambrian Rotary, Cross fit Oswestry and Team Elite Martial Arts took part in the thought to be unconquerable challenge!Read More
Sunday 21st August saw the Ironworks second annual sheep dog trials. Over 80 contestants took part, guiding their dogs on a bizarre course at the centre.Read More