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28 Jul 2014
The latest spectacular work by Shropshire-based sculptor Alfie Bradley has made a splash at Shrewsbury's inaugural Big Art Show. Alfie, youngest sculptor at the British Ironwork Centre whose stunning Spoon Gorilla made headlines earlier this year, created the eye-catching shark sculpture specifically for the show and as an example of an item that he would particularly like to exhibit at the...
24 Jul 2014
With a flurry of recent announcements, Shrewsbury Fields Forever organisers have now listed more than 85per cent of the acts due to perform at the three-day festival this September in the town. The three day indie/electronic music, comedy, charity and art festival is gearing up to be bigger and better than ever before with around 100 acts performing across several arenas including the main stage...
18 Jul 2014
Shropshire's great summer of tennis continues this Saturday and Sunday when a number of clubs around the county serve up free tennis as part of the fourth and final Great British Tennis Weekend of 2014. Hundreds of clubs around the country signed up for the exciting initiative and it's all completely free as the LTA and Tennis Foundation push to get more people playing the sport more often....
15 Jul 2014
(R)Evolution 2014, the UK’s fastest-growing conference for people working in the web, tech and creative industries, returns to Shrewsbury on Friday 26th September. Over 200 delegates from across the country will descend on the town for a day of digital learning and development.  For the fifth consecutive year, the (R)Evolution conference will bring in world class speakers from a host of digital...
10 Jul 2014
Organisers of Shrewsbury Folk Festival have revealed that all tickets have sold out with just under two months to go until the August Bank Holiday event. The line up of the four day festival, held at the West Mid Showground close to Shrewsbury town centre, features Bellowhead, Seth Lakeman, Lau, Blackie and the Rodeo Kings and the Dhol Foundation. Shrewsbury is no stranger to selling out in...
Hive Shrewsbury - youth arts charity and community venue
09 Jul 2014
Youth arts charity and community venue the Hive, has released it's summer programme of activity. There's plenty of culture and entertainment on offer for people of all ages, with summer holiday workshops for young people a particular highlight as always! The summer holiday workshops commence on Wednesday July 23 with a Film-making masterclass. Taking place for ages 8-13 years, it willl run...
07 Jul 2014
Hawkstone Park Follies has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honours hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide.  Establishments awarded the Certificate of Excellence are located all over the world and represent the...
03 Jul 2014
Leaders from Shrewsbury Town Council have harnessed the support of the British Ironwork Centre in the creation of spectacular displays to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.  The project, which will span a 5 year period, will see the creation of beautiful displays throughout Shrewsbury and in particular the Dingle within the town's Quarry Park. Shrewsbury Town Clerk Helen Ball and...
28 Jun 2014
We were lucky with the weather on the first day of the Shrewsbury Food Festival, the Quarry was packed with people, stalls and demonstrations. Here are a selection of photos.
24 Jun 2014
The first Tennis in the Park event has been hailed as a major success as Tennis Shropshire officials now begin to look forward to the second Great British Tennis Weekend of the year. Many families took the opportunity to introduce children to tennis during a fun-filled weekend at Attingham Park, near Shrewsbury, with hundreds of youngsters encouraged to pick up a racket. There were lots of...
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