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50 things to do this Spring / Summer 2018

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Spring 2018
1 Buy some seasonal food from your local butcher / market
Enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt
Go on a nature walk – Telford Town Park, Apley Woods, Newport canal, Sabbath Walk
Attend Spring into the Park 2018 in Telford Town Park
Jump in muddy puddles
Plant some seeds ready for the summer
Fly a kite at Telford Kite Festival
Go on a bluebell walk – The Wrekin, The Ercall, Weston Park
Go on a pony hack – Telford Equestrian Centre
10  Find your way out of the maze at Wonderland
11  Measure yourself against the wellingtonia trees at Sunnycroft National Trust
12  Watch the sheep grand national at Hoo Farm
13  Do a 5 / 10k charity run
14  Learn a new craft at Maws Craft Centre
15  Paint a tile at Jackfield tile museum
16  Follow the Olympic trail in Much Wenlock
17  Visit an historical landmark – Lilleshall Abbey, The Iron Bridge
18  Roll down a really big hill
19  Attend Telfords 50th Anniversary Pantomime
20  Arrange a 50th Party of your very own
21  Make a 50th Birthday cake
22  Join the library and download an e-book or e-magazine

Summer 2018
1 Take part in Telford & Wrekin Libraries Summer Reading Challenge
Volunteer in your local community
Paint or draw an iconic location in Telford
Ride a bike down the Silkin Way (Bratton – Coalport)
Get soaked in the waterplay at Telford Town Park
6 Go swimming – Newport, Wellington, Oakengates, Abraham Darby
Try and catch a fish – Apley Woods, Telford Town Park
Attend Telford Carnival 2018 
9 Challenge your mates to a game of golf – mini golf Telford Town Park, Horsehay Village Golf Centre
10 Play a game of tennis - Telford Tennis Centre, Bowering Park, Boughey Garden Tennis Courts
11  Go fruit picking
12  Have a picnic in the World Heritage Site of the Ironbridge Gorge
13  Attend a local food festival – Telfood, RAF Cosford, Weston Park, Greenfields
14  Visit a local museums – Blists Hill, Museum of the Gorge, Tar Tunnel, Coalport China Museum
15  Enjoy a day with the family at Newport Show
16  Dine alfresco in Southwater
17  Enjoy a summer cocktail at Cleos in Ironbridge
18  Run through the lavender fields at Shropshire Lavender
19  Attend a local carnival
20  Attend Newport Nocturne – Europe’s first night time bike race
21  Watch the sunrise / set from Lilleshall Hill or The Wrekin
22  Go TenPin Bowling at Tenpin Telford
23  Hire a canoe or take a raft tour on the river severn with Shropshire Raft Tours
24  Find a geocache
25  Take a ride on Telford Steam Railway
26  Watch the Coracle Regatta on the banks of the river
27  Visit the Theatre in the Park this August and see a fantastic show.