Shrewsbury and Shropshire fine art limited edition framed photographs at new gallery in Battlefield.

This Easter weekend Mark Anderson's Shrewsbury and Shropshire fine art photography will be exhibited at his new gallery in Battlefield. His gallery is in the Rentaspace building next to the Climbing the walls climbing centre.

Mark's photography is distinctive and contemporary and since moving from London to Shrewsbury a year ago he has built up a sizeable gallery of Shrewsbury and Shropshire Landscapes. The gallery is full of framed prints both in black and white and in colour, and some of the large framed panoramics are stunning stand alone pieces.

British Tourism and Travel show NEC Birmingham

Shropshire is presently promoting itself on the national stage for tourism across the UK, Yesterday was the first day of three.
Exhibitors from all over the UK and Europe were presenting to holiday and tourism organisations. Many of the UK’s largest attractions were present, offering polished introductions on what they offer the industry.

No April Fools at Loton Park ...

 

Loton Park season opener …

The first event of the speed hill climbing season takes place at Loton Park, Shropshire’s premier motorsport venue, this Sunday and admission to spectators is totally free - and its no April Fool’s joke either – even though it will be Sunday 1st April!

A wide range of classic, sports, saloon and racing cars will be competing against the clock up the tight and demanding tarmac course through the deer park of stately Loton Park at Alberbury, north west of Shrewsbury.

Shrewsbury Steam Rally’s ‘Have-A-Go’ Day - Saturday May 12th

Have you ever wanted to drive a steam engine?

Maybe ride in a vintage lorry, an army tank or a tractor?

The County of Salop Steam Engine Society, organisers of the Shrewsbury Steam Rally are holding a ‘Have-A-Go’ Day between 10am and 4pm on Saturday May 12th at the Greenhous West Mid Showground, off Berwick Road in Shrewsbury. The event is being held in aid of the Lingen Davies Cancer Fund and The Rural Charity.

Sliding into spring with improved facilities at Telford Ski Centre

Local contractor, Morris Property has started work on a £700,000 scheme to extend and refurbish the changing and leisure facilities at Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre.

The Ski Centre in Telford is undergoing renovations to modernise the building and provide more space for the growing number of enthusiasts who come to ski and play sports on the adjacent new astro turf sports field.

Networking goes to the wall ...

 

Networking goes to the wall in Shrewsbury …

Shropshire Chamber of Commerce staged a ‘Bring a Banner’ evening business expo at the Climbing the Walls activity centre at Battlefield in Shrewsbury, which attracted over 100 people.

The busy networking event was open to members and non-members who were invited just to bring along their company pop-up banners and chat to like-minded people from across the county.

Consider Yourself...Well Entertained

Shrewsbury Amateur Operatic Society

Oliver

Theatre Severn 21st -24th March 2018

Lionel Bart’s Oliver is without doubt one of the most popular (large cast) bits of Musical Theatre available to societies; and what a gift. In the right hands this show is a great fun singalong show that is so well known it is in all our psyches. Dickens draws his characters so beautifully and so completely, Bart recognised that and created an all-time classic; Oliver.

Owen Lewis Owen Lewis

Owen Lewis was born fifty something years ago in the land of the black puddings. For the geographically challenged that is in Lancashire. Moving to Shropshire From 1970 Owen was brought up in Church Stretton. His first real job was in radio. After starting on BBC Radio Shropshire he became known on Marcher Sound, broadcasting throughout the North West for several years. After a university degree course in Theatre, Owen became an actor and went on to play "Pirate Bill" in The Alton Towers Hotel. He also made several television appearances. Returning to university he took his PGCE enabling him to teach. That saw him on the Essex coast as a drama teacher and latterly as a Creative Educational Liaison Officer making films and creating new teaching methods to employ on children in need of more help in their fundamental learning skills. Published playwright Owen ultimately wants a house boat in Amsterdam to focus on his work as Playwright and Poet.

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Shortlisted for Excellence

Shrewsbury-headquarted business, Morris Site Machinery, is pleased to have been shortlisted in two categories for the Hire Awards of Excellence 2018.

The leading on site equipment manufacturer entered two awards: Supplier of the Year and Best Use of New Media.

Shrewsbury BID consults on next five years

Businesses in Shrewsbury town centre are being given the opportunity to shape the future direction of Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) as it plans its renewal ballot later this year.

Community choir leads singalong at Stretton Hall

A ‘Good Old Days’ themed musical afternoon had residents singing along at Morris Care’s Stretton Hall in All Stretton.

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