Canceled dog show due to heat will take place later this month

The Blists Hill Dog Show has been postponed until later this month

Blists Hill Victorian Town will host the Victorian Dog Show from August 27-29.

Doggies of all shapes and sizes can participate in numerous activities and challenges on the green, each day from 1:30 p.m.

As well as being able to sniff out some of the Victorian residents of Blists Hills while exploring the town’s many dog-friendly exhibits, furry visitors can also show off their agility on a small obstacle course and prove their prowess by barking while singing the famous Victorian. “Quality dog ​​song”.

Prizes will be awarded to all participants and the most “quality dog” will win their own winner’s rosette.

“The residents of Blists Hill love dogs and they are welcome in most of our buildings, but we are delighted to be hosting this special event this year,” said Richard Aldred, Director of Marketing at the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust. .

“We’ve held dog shows in the past and they’ve always been very popular, so we’re glad we were able to reschedule this event to really get the queues moving.”

He added: ‘Visitors will also be able to enjoy Blists Hill’s traditional shops including the Pharmacy, Grocers, Printers, Confectionery, Bakery and Victorian Market, as well as various refreshment options such as traditional fish and chips or a pint of his Victorian style. pub.

“Kids and big kids can also enjoy our exciting Madeley Wood Company Outdoor Adventure attraction, featuring elevated walkways above the wooded ground, a log swing, seesaw and watchtower with a charcoal slide .”

The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust is one of the area’s top tourist attractions, located at the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution with 10 museums along the gorge.

The trust is a registered charity with the dual purpose of heritage conservation and education.

The Ironbridge Gorge was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986 and to date around 16 million tourists have visited the Ironbridge Gorge museums.

To book tickets or find out more about what’s happening at Blists Hill over the summer, visit the trust’s website at

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