With so much going on for the Telford 50 anniversary – from voting on our anniversary logo, available funding, what sort of legacy schemes you’d like to see, up to the actual events and activities during our anniversary year (parties, festivals, carnivals, and so on) – you will find all news releases in our Telford 50 – Newsroom.
Below are the top stories:
The Telford 50 celebrations began with a laser art installation that traversed the borough, connecting communities on its path across the borough – representing how the 50th anniversary connects people and places and reflecting Telford 50’s theme of light, symbolising celebration and the borough’s bright future.
Telford & Wrekin Council’s Telford Pride @ 50 Celebration Grant is set to support 43 communities to hold their Telford 50th birthday events.
A unique laser art display by laser artist Dal Badial will mark the opening of Telford’s 50th anniversary year on 1 and 2 January.
Telford turns 49 years old tomorrow, 29.11 (marking the date of its designation as Telford New Town) and preparations for the Big 50th anniversary in 2018 are forging ahead!
Next year brings a double 50th birthday for Telford – both the town and Oakengates Theatre @ The Place will celebrate five decades!
The Council invites anyone feeling creative to get involved in Telford 50 celebrations and put forward short statements and words that have the chance of being incorporated into the new extension to Southwater Square.
Could you be part of the volunteer army that helps Telford’s 50th birthday celebrations go off with bang in 2018?
Telford & Wrekin Council has received over 120 applications for funding community events to mark Telford’s 50th anniversary. The total value of the applications is more than £200,000, over four times the £50k Telford Pride @ 50 Celebration Grant the Council has put aside to support community-led events for Telford 50.
To celebrate Telford’s 50th birthday next year, the Council is organising and supporting a range of anniversary celebrations and events. This will include parties, festivals, carnivals, events and other festive activities that people can join in.
The Council wants as many people as possible to be involved in preparations for Telford’s 50th anniversary in 2018.
If YOU have a great idea for a celebration for Telford’s 50th birthday in 2018 but don’t quite have the budget, you can now apply for funding to help make this happen.
There is no secret that Telford turns 50 in 2018 and the preparations for the big anniversary are forging ahead!
Telford turns 50 in 2018! In preparation for this, the Council asked people to vote online to choose Telford’s 50th anniversary logo, which will be used to help mark the 50th celebrations.
Telford turns 50 in 2018, which is a significant milestone in the development of the town.
Telford & Wrekin Council’s Cabinet is set to approve plans for a £2m fund for a range of projects to create a lasting legacy of the anniversary.
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