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Discovering heritage makes us feel good, research has shown*, and one Shropshire hillfort will be highlighting why as part of a forthcoming national festival.
TV historian and media figure, Professor Michael Wood, has expressed serious concern over plans to build houses within ‘the fascinating historic landscape’ of Old Oswestry hillfort.
Cressida Cowell, award-winning author of the ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ series, has spoken in praise of Old Oswestry hillfort as plans to build in its setting progress.
The sound of bugle call will pierce the night sky over Old Oswestry hillfort on November 11 as a WW1 centenary beacon is lit on the 3,000 year-old monument.
A tool hire company on the Shropshire/Wales border will be helping its local community take part in a national beacon commemoration honouring those who died during World War One.
They are well drilled in outdoor challenges, but cadets from 1165 (Oswestry) Squadron, Air Training Corps are currently preparing for field manoeuvres of a very different kind as part of WW1 commemorations on the Shropshire/Wales border.
A beacon is to be lit on Old Oswestry hillfort as part of national Armistice Day commemorations marking 100 years since the end of World War One.
A long standing mystery surrounding Old Oswestry Hillfort is set to be unravelled as Oswestry’s Heritage Open Days festival reaches a close.
The wonder of nature will be turned into a community art installation as part of a wildlife discovery day taking place during the school holidays.
Wildlife experts will be revealing the fascinating world of bees and other pollinators at a family-friendly discovery day on the Wales/Shropshire border later this month.
A landmark survey has revealed that Old Oswestry hillfort is a magnet for wildlife, including species rarely seen or declining in Shropshire.
Recent developments in planning and economic policy have raised fresh questions over a housing bid within the archaeological footprint of one of Britain’s most important hillforts.