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Supporting the Arts

29/04/2019 12:40

The Ironworks Receive Cultural Recognition from Ellesmere College

Earlier this week we were paid a visit by the External Relations Officer, Olivia Beckett, at Ellesmere College who presented us with a very special award. To our great surprise and enjoyment, the college presented us with a certificate to honour and recognise our continued cultural support for their school. Through this, we are honoured to announce that we are now an official Cultural Education Partner for Ellesmere College.

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A New Campaign for Hope House Children’s Hospice

Following the success of our Forget Me Not metal flower campaigns which spanned hospices across the UK, we are now working alongside Hope House to develop a whole new fundraising campaign involving metal butterflies! We have been working hard to develop the prototype samples for these new metalwork pieces and are very excited about the results so far.

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A Race to Raise the Cash

25/04/2019 09:06

Ironworks Support Harper Adams University ‘Race Day’ Ball

On the 22nd of June, Harper Adams University in Newport will be hosting their annual Summer Ball. Titled ‘Day at the Races’, this year’s theme surrounds everything to do with ‘Race Day’ including a hoard of equestrian themed décor, beautiful suits and dresses, and a whole heap of summertime fun. The ball will see over 2,000 students in attendance, with all proceeds and money raised on the night going to local charities and back into funding the University’s Student Union.

 

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North Wales Awards Shropshire Tourism Attraction
Recognising an Iron Tourism Support

Here at the British Ironwork Centre, we are incredibly lucky to be situated right on the border of North Wales. North Wales is an incredibly rich region of the UK filled with some of the world’s finest areas of natural beauty and tourist attractions. From the stunning Snowdonia to the quirky Llangollen all the way to the vast river Dee, Go North Wales are now in a rightful bid to recognise the region as the Adventure Capital of Europe.

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Ironworks Attend the British Coach Tourism Awards 2019

Recognised nationally as a long-established and greatly-respected awarding body, The British Coach Tourism Awards (BCTA) aim to honour and award those in the industry who are truly exceptional at what they do for coach trips and their visitors across the UK. The awards are as much an honour as they are a representation of what all coach tourism industry professionals should aspire to be. Nominees and winners represent the industry’s elite and are recognised as setting the bar for true coach tourism excellence. Following a detailed award application back in January, we were extremely proud to be nominated for not only one, but TWO, of these acclaimed awards - the ‘Best Coach Friendly Attraction’ and ‘Best Dining Experience’ awards.

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The National Monument against Violence & Aggression Continues its UK Tour in Coventry

In the early hours of this morning, the Knife Angel made its way south from the city of Hull to Coventry. The Angel was greeted by a whole entourage of Coventry officials including the Lord Mayor of the City Council, John Blundell, and the Lady Mayoress, Lindsey Blundell, as well as a whole host of other dignitaries, politicians and council leaders. Also present was Clive Knowles, Founder & Chairman of the British Ironwork Centre and visionary behind the conception of the Angel, and Alfie Bradley, the Ironwork’s resident artist who created the piece.

 

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West Mercia Police Visit the Ironworks for a Sneak Preview

Earlier this week, the West Mercia Police visited us right here at the British Ironwork Centre to get a sneak preview of the Police Dog Memorial that we are creating to honour the services of our operational and specialist dogs. We knew that at least one member of the police force were due to meet with our chairman Clive Knowles but when three officers turned up, we were even more delighted to showcase the current progress of the memorial! The police were thrilled by what we’ve created so far and are very excited to get the memorial finished and positioned outside of their HQ.

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Getting the Knife Angel to Birmingham

Following our national plea to get the Knife Angel hosted by every city nationwide, we wrote letters to all city councils in the UK. Leader of Birmingham City Council, Councillor Ian Ward, responded to one of these letters by saying that they are very keen to host the Angel and will be discussing the formal internal process of getting it there in the coming weeks. With the recent rise in the number of knife crimes committed in Birmingham, we are exceptionally thrilled by this news and will be strongly campaigning for the Angel to be hosted there as soon as possible.

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Boris Johnson Backs the National Monument against Violence and Aggression

After four years of countless unsuccessful attempts to get the Knife Angel onto the 4th plinth in London’s Trafalgar Square, The British Ironwork Centre’s Founder and Chairman Clive Knowles recently met with Boris Johnson, Former Mayor and Foreign Secretary, to discuss backing and supporting the monument.

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Another Six Buckets Collected from the Ironworks’ Permanent Wishing Wells

In aid of all the incredible work that Hope House do for our regional communities, we have had three wishing wells set up across the Ironwork’s site for our visitors to donate into. These wishing wells have already been emptied four times since they were placed due to the volume of our visitors and members making wishes, and we hope to see them emptied even more in the coming year.

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