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Festival of Imagination

The Festival of Imagination is coming to the Ironbridge Gorge this autumn and will showcase the amazing story of the Ironbridge Gorge, past, present and future as it’s never been seen before.

Presented by Ironbridge World Heritage Festival and partners, the programme will see the Gorge come alive with a fantastic fiesta of arts, crafts, culture, virtual reality, music, film, poetry, family-friendly events and food and drink.

Saturday 14 September - Emma Purshouse & Steve Pottinger, 8 PM 

Sunday 15 September - Poetry & Tea, 3 PM 

Thursday 19 September - Charcoal Making Experience, 1 PM 

Friday 20 September -Art Workshop - Creating collages from vintage prints, 10 AM & 1PM

Friday 20 September -Artisans @Maws Film and Food Night - Breakfast at Tiffany's, 6:30 PM 

Saturday 21 September -IRONBRIDGE OPEN DAY Free Family Event. Experience this world famous town like never before.  From 11am - 4pm the Wharfage will not only be traffic free but the streets will be packed with the best of Ironbridge Gorge retailers, artisans and more.  Enjoy Street Food, Heritage Crafts, Live Music, great shopping and entertainment. 

Saturday 21 September -Art Workshop - Make an etched glass coaster - with KINKI GLASS, 10 AM

Sunday 22 September -Poetry & stories from the Punjabi Women’s Writing Group, 2:30 PM 

Tuesday 24 September - Art Workshop - Linoprinting for Absolute Beginners, 10 AM 

Plus lots more yet to be announced  - click here to find out about newly announced events 


Some events are free, some chargeable. 

Opening times

Event times vary. 

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