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Whats On

Here at the British Ironworks Centre, we don't believe in "sitting on your laurels", life is for living and enjoying and we certainly do a lot of that here. We would like to share our philosophy with you, our customers, by inviting you along for a visit to see a little bit of what we get up to on a daily basis.

We also pride ourselves on our events program, hosting numerous family fun days, business mornings, displays and charity occasions to be enjoyed by all. With so much going on you can be sure friends and family of all ages will be well entertained. 

Live Music Every Weekend From 11:30am To 15:00pm

Live MusicThis year we are planning to play host to some of the best local singers and performers by holding FREE live music events every weekend!

If you are an aspiring artist and would like to perform here, please send an email telling us a little bit about yourself and a link to your website to info@britishironworkcentre.co.uk.

What's on live

Scavenger Hunt - 11th February till 24th February

Calling all explorers! Join us this February half term for our brand new ‘Scavenger Hunt’, do you have what it takes to enter the trail? You will have to hunt far and wide, scouring the grounds of the British Ironwork Centre to discover hidden treasures amongst our giant safari, beautiful sculptures and exotic zoo. Discovering all of the hidden treasures will win you a special prize and certificate. All explorers are to report directly to our Head Explorers in our showroom to begin their adventure.

 

Simply book a date and arrive at any time throughout the day, suitable for all ages.

 

Zoosbury's 'Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them' - Selected Dates 11th February - 26th February

Join us on a fun and magical journey across the world and meet an array of amazing animals with Zoosbury's own wacky scientists for our half term educational animal show. Come dressed as either scientists or wizards to add to the magical fun!

Animals appearing in the show include reptiles, bugs, spiders, exotic mammals and creepy crawlies.

Free Mini Blacksmith Experience - 1st March

Blacksmith Workshop

Discover your hidden talents as a Blacksmith by taking part in our free mini workshop. Have the opportunity to work in our forge with our resident Blacksmith, each session lasts for 20 minutes.

This is a FREE taster session. Please read the terms and conditions before booking.

Exclusive Spring Member's Extravaganza - 4th March

Here at the British Ironwork Centre, we will be truly dusting off those winter blues with our Spring Members Extravaganza. Come and join us for beautiful spring flower demonstrations, children’s flower crafts and have a peak at our little fluffy chicks.  Throughout the showrooms, there will be fabulous spring offers exclusive to our members. With our garden range in full bloom, it’s a very exciting time to be green fingered!

Midlands Breakfast Club - 5th March

The Midlands Breakfast Club is a wonderful gathering of car enthusiasts from all over. Join us for a breakfast sandwich and have a browse of the many exciting and unique vehicles on display. Everybody is welcome to join and you are invited to bring your own set of wheels. Entry is free.

Nature Watch With Shropshire Wildlife Trust - 19th March

We are so excited to be working alongside Shropshire Wildlife Trust, we hope that this event will bring us all together to explore and learn about our beautiful surroundings.

Free Mini Blacksmith Experience - 5th April

Blacksmith Workshop

Discover your hidden talents as a Blacksmith by taking part in our free mini workshop. Have the opportunity to work in our forge with our resident Blacksmith, each session lasts for 20 minutes.

Book now to avoid disappointment, this is a FREE taster session. Please read the Terms and conditions before booking.

Easter Holidays - 3rd to the 4th April 2017

EasterThis Easter we invite you all to join in with our Easter themed activities. We will be hosting our famous Easter Egg hunt across our grounds, participants will receive one of our special certificates for their egg-cellent efforts. More information will be released at a later date but this is certainly something to put into the diary!

Booking will be available closer to the time.

The Oswestry Half Marathon & Family Fun Day - 30th April

Shropshire's newest and the UK's most unique running event is coming to Oswestry on April 30th 2017. The course begins and ends at the British Ironworks Sculpture Park where you will be treated to an experience like no other. 

The 90-acre ground lends itself to all sorts of events, with free parking, an on-site coffee shop, and the most amazing collection of metal work, you will have plenty to keep you occupied both pre and post race.

 

Free Mini Blacksmith Experience - 3rd May

Blacksmith Workshop

Discover your hidden talents as a Blacksmith by taking part in our free mini workshop. Have the opportunity to work in our forge with our resident Blacksmith, each session lasts for 20 minutes.

Book now to avoid disappointment, this is a FREE taster session. Please read the Terms and conditions before booking.

Midlands Breakfast Club - 7th May

The Midlands Breakfast Club is a wonderful gathering of car enthusiasts from all over. Join us for a breakfast sandwich and a browse of the many exciting and unique vehicles on display. Everybody is welcome to join and you are invited to bring your own set of wheels. Entry is free.

Weaver Wander 2017 Car Rally - 27th May 2017

Weaver WanderThe Weaver Wander is a charity car run each Spring for classic cars departing from Nantwich on routes that are normally around a total of 100 to 120 miles. In recent years, they have visited Erddig, Chirk Castle & Shugborough Hall & this year they have chosen to visit the British Ironwork Centre. The event is planned to take place on 27th May 2017. All of the cars will arrive at the centre around midday. During their visit they will also host their own awards for 'Best Car' & 'Best Club Presentation' which be judged and presented at the centre. Come along to view this incredible collection of cars. 

To read more visit their website: www.weaverwander.co.uk

Penny Farthing Race Spectacular - 18th June

Join us on the 18th June for our spectacular Penny Farthing race. The day will consist of 6 races, the half mile course will be held on hard ground. All participants will receive a free t shirt and a delicious free lunch. 
This unique and wonderful event will be great fun for all ages. 
Free onsite camping is available for all of our international participants.

The Annual Transport Rally - 15th July 2017

Transport RallyLast year’s transport rally was a roaring success, we had over 500 vehicles in attendance and a huge crowd as well. We would like to personally thank each and every one of our participants and spectators for their attendance on the day. We have now opened applications for this year's Transport Rally.  Please fill in the web form provided or download a form which can be sent to us via post.


Apply here