Photos of Tour to Shropshire and the Potteries 14 – 18 May 2019

Members at Shrewsbury Castle
Broad Street, Ludlow
The Feathers, Ludlow
Ludlow Castle
River Teme at Ludlow
Stokesay Castle
Stokesay – Gatehouse from the tower
Stokesay Castle – interior
A Stokesay resident
Hotel Terrace
Hotel from across the lake
Shrewsbury guided tour
Shrewsbury Medieval gables
Shrewsbury market place
Shrewsbury’s dark side
River Severn at Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury Abbey
St Winifred, Shrewsbury Abbey
Powis Castle
Powis Castle – door furniture
Powis Castle – the guardian!
Powis Castle – remarkable yews
Powis Castle and yews
Powis Castle – Wisteria
Powis Castle gardens
Hotel dinner
Dinner at the hotel
Dinner at the hotel
The world’s first Iron Bridge
Built in 1779
Photocall at Ironbridge
Crossing the Iron Bridge
River Severn at Ironbridge – hard to imagine that in the 19th C it would have been filled with…..
furnaces, factories, chimneys, smoke, and noise
Jackfield Tile museum – William De Morgan
Jackfield Tile Museum
Jackfield Tile Museum – The Butcher’s
Jackfield Tile Museum – the undergound
Blists Hill Victorian Town
Draper’s shop
Blists Hill draper’s shop
Fish and Chips at Blists Hill
Blists Hill – Candlemaker
Bliss Hill – grocers
Blists Hill – dentist’s chair
Blists Hill – Ironworks
Blists hill – Steam engine
Blists Hill – steam engine for cage lift
At the Chemists – all a lady needs?
Gladstone Pottery tour
Gladstone Pottery
Gladstone Pottery – saggers stacked inside a bottle kiln
Gladstone Pottery – throwing a vase
Gladstone Pottery – the finished vase
Gladstone Pottery – making flowers
Gladstone Pottery – making flowers – a dying art
The World of Wedgood with statue of Josiah Wedgwood
Wicker work at Wedgwood
The Portland Vase, inspiration for Jasperware
Wedgwood – Jasperware
Wedgwood – demonstration
Wedgwood dinner service made for President Roosevelt
Wedgwood Museum pieces
Wedgwood – display
Wightwick Manor – front
Wightwick Manor
Irises at the Manor
Wightwick Manor
Wightwick Manor
Wightwick Manor
Wightwick Manor
Wightwick Manor – stained glass
Wightwick Manor – terracotta reliefs
Wightwck Manor – goslings
Dudley Canal – tunnel entrance
Natty headgear on the canal
All aboard !
Dudley canal tunnel entrance – keep your head down.
Dudly Ccanbal tunnel – limestone
Peter in red, white and blue!
David, our driver, waiting to take us home.