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Kids Club

Being a part of our kids' club means you'll be the first to know of all the exclusive exciting events & activities being held at the British Ironwork Centre!

To see the terms and conditions for the kids club competitions please click here.

To sign up for our kids club please see below:

Young performers wanted for The Very Nice Production Company Juniors' production of 'Alice in Wonderland'!

VNPC Juniors are looking for young performers between the ages of 6-11 for their upcoming Summer show. This original adaptation of 'Alice in Wonderland' will be an open air production in the grounds of The British Ironwork Centre. The show will include a mix of acting, singing and dancing, and will also give performers the opportunity to make their own props, costumes and set pieces.

VNPC Juniors drama classes are every Saturday at 10:30-12:30 in the Drama Studio (next to Budding Delights Florists) at the British Ironwork Centre. Each class is £6.50, with block booking available at a discounted price.

For more information or to book a place, contact Poppy on 07592494969 or email

10th-25th February 2018
February Half Term - Fairy Footsteps

To celebrate the Search for Shropshire’s Fairy Princess and her Prince, we have invited 10 beautiful Fairies to come and stay with us here at the Centre.
Luna and Moonglow are just two of our resident fairies to set up home within the grounds

We need your help to find each beautiful fairy door hidden deep within the grounds. Each door is covered in fairy dust, flowers and all sorts of woodland finds and are beautifully magical.

We need you to follow in the fairies footsteps to find each magical door and in return for your efforts you will be rewarded with your very own pewter fairy a surprise gift and certificate.

No need to book, available each day for £3 per child.

19th-23rd February 2018
In The Search To Crown Shropshire's Fairy Princess & Her Prince

The search to crown SHROPSHIRE'S FAIRY PRINCESS AND HER PRINCE starts here!
We have teamed up with Simply Magical Photography in our search for Shropshire's most enchanting Fairy Princess and her Prince.

We invite your little fairies to conjure up there most powerful spell and most magical wishes to be in with a chance of being crowned Shropshire's Fairy Princess and Shropshire's Fairy Prince.
Each fairy will need to wear their finest fairy costume in order to meet our Fairy Godmother.
This FREE event will take place during February Half term and limited spaces are available to book via our website.

*PLEASE NOTE* Maximum 1 booking per family, siblings can have their photograph taken together (maximum 3 children per family)

Each fairy wishing to audition will need to bring along:

  • 3 magical wishes (3 ways in which you will use your magical powers for good)
  • Compose a magical poem,
  • Decorate your own magical wand
  • Create your own colourful fairy portrait

Each little fairy will get the chance to meet the Fairy Godmother and have their magical photograph taken in the Fairy Glen by Simply Magical Photography.
All fairies participating will receive a fairy certificate signed in fairy dust by the fairy godmother and a fairy treat..

The audition and photography is all free on the day, you will be given the opportunity to purchase any professional photo’s at a later date

Following this event, a short list will be created of the finest fairies and these will be put through to the final. (Date to be announced in March) .

The Final will see the crowning of Shropshire's Fairy Princess and her Prince.
This is an official KIDS CLUB event. If you’re not a member of kids club, Join here

School Colouring Christmas Grotto Competition

As part of our Christmas preparations, we are supporting schools and nurseries in encouraging children to enjoy and participate in art and craft activities. We are currently providing artist colouring sheets for any school to request or download.

Ideally, we will arrange delivery of the artist colouring sheets, all children entering will have to have parental consent and need to complete the kids club membership form.

It's being arranged for deliveries to go to participating schools between the 16th October to the 3rd November. The Kids have to complete there colouring's by the 13th November, a collection will be made from each participating school during week commencing 13th November. Winners from each school will be announced on the 17th November or before. VIP tickets for the winners will be presented or delivered to each school during week commencing 20th November.

The winning tickets are for their parents and the winning student. Each ticket will be a VIP visit to meet Santa and Mrs Claus within our grotto, combined with a free photo and a present from Santa.

To see the terms and conditions for the kids club competitions please click here.

This competition is now closed.